• Pocket Pistol

    Photo of a semi-automatic pocket pistol. Right side engraved "Made in Italy," left side "Armi-Galesi-Breseia-Brevetto-Cal. 6.35." Each side of the grip has a medallion with AG surrounded by a wreath.

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  • Sherds

    Pieces are lettered a-s. Sizes and decorations vary, numerous clay types. Early Mexican, possibly Toltec.

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  • Crazy quilt

    Crazy quilt of silk and embroidered velvet. BH/1887 embroidered in one square. Wide orange velvet border. Backed with squares of plain colored silk and various patterns of floral design silk.

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  • Three Design New Britain Burial Plank

    New Britain, abstract designs of yellow and black, both sides.

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  • Cassowary Headband

    Cassowary feather headband worn over forehead for ceremonies

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  • Carved Printing Block

    Carved wooden print block with linear circular and an 'X' pattern. Attached wood handle.

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  • Black Top Dotted Bottom (L) and Flat Edged Black (R ) Spindle Whorls (1 of 3)

    (L) Cone shaped. Upper surface is painted black. An indent appears one quarter up from the base forming a rim around the piece. The bottom surface design consists of 13 black half circles around the e…

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  • Sherds

    Pieces are lettered a-s. Sizes and decorations vary, numerous clay types. Early Mexican, possibly Toltec.

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  • Monkey Stamp (2 of 2)

    Possibly Toltec. Square pottery stamp with one corner missing. Abstract monkey relief design appears on the stamp surface.

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  • Wooden doll with yellow hat

    This painted wooden doll wears a yellow hat, black coat with white buttons, and red pants. He stands on a round base.

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  • Composite doll in white dress with pink sashes, circa 1895

    This doll's head, shoulders, and limbs are made of composition material covered by wax, and they are attached to a cloth body. The head features a blond mohair wig, moveable blue eyes, and earring pos…

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  • Clover

    James, Charles, 1906-1978 (designer)

    Dress, evening-style, with silver-colored silk satin bodice and attached dark gray taffeta skirt. Bodice has wide neckline with tulip sleeves, which are supported by a lining of horsehair braiding, sy…

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  • Abraham Lincoln campaign banner

    1 campaign banner, 4 pole spools Oil on canvas. Campaign banner. Oil painting on cotton of Abraham Lincoln. Lettered by hand "Union Lincoln Club, of Montgomery County (Illinois)". Hung on rollers with…

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  • Thai Clay Water Pot

    Unglazed red clay water pot used to store water. Water is cooled by evaporation through pot.

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  • Skokie Fire Assistant Chief's Gold Badge

    Skokie Fire Assistant Chief's Gold Badge worn by Ed Steek. Retired Chiefs wear gold badges. The text on the badge is: Assistant Chief, Skokie Fire Dept., Retired. The image in the center of the badge…

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  • Ankhora Cup

    Ankhora, brass, vase shaped, pouring glass.

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  • Abraham Lincoln, the nations martyr, assasinated April 14th 1865

    Currier & Ives (publisher)

    Three in one picture of Abraham Lincoln, General Ulysses S. Grant and General Philip Sheridan. Grant and Sheridan are printed on the front and back of the sheet, cut into narrow strips and mounted on…

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  • Philippine Brass Necklass

    5 heavy graduated brass charms, oval with key hole cut-out, on black chord.

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  • Thai Eel Trap (2 of 2)

    Woven basket with woven stopper. Bait is placed in bottom of stopper. Eel crawls in and can't crawl out.

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  • Leather Water Pail

    Water pail

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