Japanese swords and militaria for sale by Anjin Brandywine Militaria
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1800 item #1248433
Brandywine Militaria
$379
Absolutely terrific colonial American corkscrew. Business end is very magnetic hand forged iron. In general design it is crude but it has some very attractive ridges and rings and a nice central bulge which is very nicely beveled. Certainly made by a blacksmith with some skill. The handle is hollowed bone with some groove work on the sides and to a lesser degree in the center. A minor degree of chipping on the edges but nothing disfiguring or even unexpected in a piece with this age...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1920 item #1181696
Brandywine Militaria
$232
Very interesting optician's ivory ruler. I don't know how this would be used but it all seems to be related to measuring eyes and related "stuff". Nice, even grain throughout. There is a crack right down the middle that follows right down one of the measurement lines. It looks like possibly etching the line along the ivory grain caused it to separate a bit and this was fixed by adding the small metal piece at the end with the 4 tiny rivets...