Antique weapons, paper ephemera and fine arts and crafts by Eric's Fabulous Finds Eric's Fabulous Finds
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1067400
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$375.00
British plain powder flask with copper enameled body with brass unscrew top, adjustable 3-setting charger (3.5, 4 and 4.5 graduated measures). Has a very unusual brass hinged pouring spout; single hanger ringlet on bottom of body. Unmarked, bag type body. The powder slide cover on the body of the flask opens and closes, but does not spring closed by itself. Nice patina, a couple of minor dings, but good overall condition. Tight seams with an old repair...
All Items : Ethnic : Pre 1900 item #1068791
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$375.00
This Indian skinning knife is a rare Cree artifact. It has a wooden handle and a hand forged blade that was probably made out of an old discarded file. An embroidered ribbon was attached to the knife to keep the tool handy as it was carried around. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Dimensions: blade 2 1/2 inches long, 2 3/4 inches wide, handle 3/4 inch wide, 3/4 inch deep. Overall length 5 1/4 inches. Weight 1 1/4 ounces.

All Items : Ethnic : Pre 1900 item #1102316
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$275.00
Antique Brazilian plantation wine canteen, hand made pottery circa 1840. This canteen has a rich dark brown mottled glaze with lots of character. The back is unglazed and has a small peripheral chip. The side handles have a hole to insert a cord so that it can be worn on the shoulder (or hung on a wall). Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Size: 8.5 inches across, 1.5 inches deep, 2.75 inches from the back to the top of the neck. Weight: approximately 1 kilo, 168 grams...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #1187210
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$225.00

This blackjack dates from the early to mid 1900's and is a small, easily-concealed weapon consisting of a leather-wrapped lead weight attached to the end of a leather-wrapped coil spring. The strap on the end opposite the weight wraps around the wrist.

It works by storing kinetic energy in the dense core when swung, this stored energy then spreads the impact over a larger surface area; the leather covering lessens the chance of lacerating the skin and the chance of breaking bones...

All Items : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1910 item #1063687
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$225.00
This charming Native hand made clay Raven whistle was recovered in a dump near the Salish Indian Reserve in Sechelt B.C. The whistle appears to have been much used and probably dates from 1880 to 1910. Comes with a signed letter of provenance that accompanied the whistle when I acquired it in 1996.The Pender Harbour area was once the winter capital of the Coast Salish nation, specifically the Shishalh tribe...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1063695
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$200.00
This Gras t-bone bayonet was the last of the French sword type bayonets. It was manufactured from 1874 to about 1885 to fit the French Model 1874 "Gras" Infantry Rifle, a refinement of the Model 1866 Chassepot Infantry Rifle. This French bayonet is a Model 1874. It has a solid brass pommel with integral latching mechanism (push button/spring steel). The grips are wood...
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1187106
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$200.00

Leather cosh or sap. Used by police forces in Wales, England and North America as well as sheriffs and badmen alike. This beauty has been hand stitched and dates from the 1800's and has seen quite a bit of use. Most police departments switched to the wooden baton (Billie Club) around the mid 1900's

Length: 11 1/2 inches, Width: 2 1/4 inches across the top, Weight: 17 1/2 ounces (488 grams).

Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

All Items : : Pre 1900 item #1067657
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$125.00
This rare Inuit seal skin bird was made around 1890. It is a fine example of the sort of toy the Inuit of West Greenland handcrafted using skin scraps. Children learned from their mothers how to process skins and also made toy figurines of people and animals to play with.

Dimensions: 3 ½ inches high, 1 ¾ inches wide, weight ½ ounce. Please note that this item cannot be shipped to the USA.

All Items : Militaria : Pre 1950 item #1187097
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$100.00

HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON COME-ALONG.

These “nippers” were made in the U.S.A. by Harrington and Richardson about 1940. These are Model #126 and came in 2 sizes, this one being the longer one; the other was shorter by a couple of chain links...

 
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