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Assorted Artifacts

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Ox Yoke Pin

ARTIFACT # COST
MISC 100 $45.00

DESCRIPTION

Ox bow spring pin.  Found at a western fort site, used to attach the bows to the yoke when hitching the oxen for work. a relatively uncommon find for any site.

 

 

 

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ARTIFACT # COST
MISC 101 $250.00

Flag Eagle Standard (Front)

Flag Eagle Standard (Rear)

DESCRIPTION

Flag Eagle Standard Front and Rear

 

 

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Toy Soldier

ARTIFACT # COST
MISC 103 $50.00

DESCRIPTION

Toy Prussian Soldier 1870's-1880's

 

 

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Lock

ARTIFACT # COST
MISC 104 $50.00

DESCRIPTION

Lock  Brass keyhole cover bears the letters M.W. & Co. Found at an Indian agency site in the west.

 

 

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ARTIFACT # COST
misc105 $300

Lock Front

Lock Back

DESCRIPTION

Made by the Creo company (in a triangular cartouche above the keyhole, andunder neath USA), a figural lock, and as Mark Parker describes it in May 1998 issue of Western and Eastern Treasures p.10, ...ornately embossed padlock, now known as "story locks." This particular speciman is made of cast iron, and has some of the black paint still barely visible. It is said that these locks were manufactured from the late 1870's through the 1890's, and this description fits perfectly the time frame of the Indian wars military fort site it was recovered from

 

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Lock Face Plate

 

ARTIFACT # COST
misc106 $100

DESCRIPTION

( Brass lock faceplate that reads "Quarter Master's Dept. U.S." Still in real decent condition and could be re-attached it to a generic lock of the same pattern, making it worh lots more than our asking price. Recovered in a cavalry horse stables area at a western fort site.)

 

 

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Bugle Mouth Pieces

ARTIFACT # COST
misc107 $200 ea

DESCRIPTION

Bugle mouth pieces recovered from a military fort site in the west. Still in good enough condition to use today. Various styles

 

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ARTIFACT # COST
misc108 $50.00

DESCRIPTION

Military service medal (Indian Wars) bearing the motiffs of all branch insignias ( infantry, cavalry, artillery, engineers, and navy). Not sure what it is, but was found at a western fort ca. 1870's - 1890's. The patina is a variation of green and brown, making it a beautiful specimen. There are no markings on the back, and the suspension hanger on the front has been broken off.

 

 

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