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Eyeglasses & Case

This is a pair of eyeglasses matched with a hard case for travel and safe keeping. For source and more details, click here. Image from: http://www.nps.gov/history/museum/exhibits/revwar/image_gal/vafoimg/frameshell.html

Leather Wallet

This is a leather wallet as a man would typically carry. It has a brass enclosure to help keep it closed. For source and more details, click…

Pewter Snuff Box

This is a pewter snuff box. Used to hold tobacco, on the outside can be seen an ornate pattern of carving. For source and more details, click…

Wooden Busk

This wooden, womans’ busk measures around 0.1″ thick x 2.4″ wide x 12.75″ long. It was used to create support while wearing a corset. For source and…

Etui Case

This is a womens’ Etui Case. The Etui Case contains items for daily grooming use. This one includes a corkscrew, bodkin, tweezers, knife, scissors, pencil, fork, an…

Straight Razor & Box

This is a straight razor of steel, bone, and silver with box of wood, which measures around 0.6″ thick x 2″ wide x 10″ long. On the…

Iron Curling Iron

This iron curling iron measures around 0.4″ thick x 2.1″ wide x 9.6″ long. For source and more details, click here. Image from: http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/guco/gucoappear.html

Powder Bellows

This powder bellows mesures around 2.5″ wide x .75″ high x 6.76″ long. Bellows were used in preparation for formal occasions to spray white powder onto faces…

Steel Eyeglasses & Case

This pair of steel eyeglasses inside the sharkskin case, measures around 0.4″ high x 2″ wide x 5.1″ long. For source and more details, click here. …