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  • Repro Hot Dipped Bertrand Cup #2
    $19.95 Bertrand Cup #2 - HOT DIPPED TIN
    The Steamer Bertrand sank in the Missouri River on April 1, 1865.  The boat was enroute to Virginia City, Montana, when it hit a snag and sank near Omaha, NB.  The steamer was loaded with tons of good destined for...

  • Coffee Pot
    $24.95 Coffee Pot - Small personal size
    Small personal sized coffee pot that will fit in your knapsack or can easily be tied or buckled to your knapsack, haversack,or blanket roll.  Made of plated tin and typical of mass produced mid-19th century tinware...

  • Field modification hot dipped tin boiler
    $18.95 Field Modification Boiler w\Wire Bail - HOT DIPPED TIN
    This field modification boiler is made from a #3 canned goods can with the top removed and holes punched for the addition of the wire bail.  Ours is made from hot dipped in and measures 4.5 inches in diameter by 5...

  • Folding spoon
    $32.95 Folding Bone Handle Spoon
    We had this reproduction made from our original Civil War era folding spoon.  Our original was made from white copper (reason for the slightly more expensive cost), and this reproduction is also made featuring a bone...

  • Folding Fork Extended
    $18.95 Folding Fork - Bone Handle
    We are excited to be able to offer this reproduction of our original bone handled folding fork (spoon to follow soon).  Examples of these from the Civil War are very common and can be seen in several references and...

  • Huck towel
    $4.95 Huck Towel, 100% Cotton
    We have found a source for 100% cotton huck towels.  Huck woven towels have been in existence since the 16th century and are a common period towel of the 19th century.  Ours measure 17x22 inches. ...

  • Tin Mess Pan
    $18.95 Mess Plate (Tin)
    Great example of a mass produced tin mess pan of the mid-19th century.  Made of plated tin with bottom diameter of 6.25 inches, top diameter of 8.2 inches, and measures 2.3 inches tall.  Measurements are the same...

  • Personal size HOT DIPPED tin coffee pot
    $29.95 Personal Size Coffee Pot HOT DIPPED TIN
    This pot is based on several originals that I have seen in various museums and collections.  The Arabia Museum has a very similar sized coffee pot.  Our pot has a bottom diameter of 4.25, top diameter of 3.25,...

  • Reproduction 3 blade knife
    $39.00 Pocket Knife - Shield Front, 3 blade
    We are excited to introduce our much awaited reproduction, shield front, 3 blade pocket knife!  This knife is made directly from my original mid-19th century pocketknife that came from a collection in Kentucky. ...

  • The Tract Journal, November 1862
    $3.95 Reproduction "TRACT JOURNAL" Newspaper
    Yes!  You can have a reproduction Civil War era newspaper that IS NOT a Harper's Weekly or Leslie's Illustrated!!  The Tract Journal was a newspaper that was published during the war by the American Tract Society,...

  • Sheath Knife and Fork Combo
    $29.95 Sheath Knife and Fork Combo
    SUM is excited to offer a reproduction sheath knife and fork that, to our knowledge, has not yet been reproduced.  Our reproduction is patterned from an original 19th century fork and knife combo in our collection...

  • Top view of Bertrand Cup 1
    $19.95 Steamboat Bertrand Cup #1 - HOT DIPPED TIN
    The Steamer Bertrand sank in the Missouri River on April 1, 1865.  The boat was enroute to Virginia City, Montana, when it hit a snag and sank near Omaha, NB.  The steamer was loaded with tons of good destined for...

  • Ribbed tin mess cup
    $14.95 Tin Mess Cup (ribbed)
    Another great tin cup that is an example of mass produced tinware in the mid-19th century and made of plated tin.  The original cup with this design and measurement was found on board the U.S.S. Cairo when it was...

  • Tapered tin mess cup
    $14.95 Tin Mess Cup (Tapered)
    Great example of a mass produced tin cup of the mid-19th century.  This cup is made from the specifications of one of the tin cups found on board the USS Cairo when it was salvaged.  The cup is made from regular...

  • Reproduction USSC ration bag
    $15.95 U.S. Sanitary Commission Ration Bag
    The U.S. Sanitary Commission Bulletin in 1864 had a pattern for a soldier's ration bag.  Those bags were to be made from painted cloth with a cotton top and drawstring closure.  The pattern also called for the bags...

  • Hot dipped Cairo cup with bead
    $19.95 U.S.S. Cairo Beaded Cup - HOT DIPPED TIN
    Another great tin cup that is an example of mass produced tinware in the mid-19th century and made of hot dipped tin.  The original cup with this design and measurement was found on board the U.S.S. Cairo when it was...

  • USS Cairo tapered cup made from hot dipped tin
    $19.95 U.S.S. Cairo Cup - Tapered - HOT DIPPED TIN
    Great example of a mass produced tin cup of the mid-19th century.  This cup is made from the specifications of one of the tin cups found on board the USS Cairo when it was salvaged.  The cup is made from HOT...

  • USS Cairo Hot dipped mess pan
    $24.95 U.S.S. Cairo Mess Pan - HOT DIPPED TIN
    Great example of a mass produced tin mess pan of the mid-19th century.  Made of HOT DIPPED tin with bottom diameter of 6.25 inches, top diameter of 8.2 inches, and measures 2.3 inches tall.  Measurements are...

  • Warranted Tobacco Pouch
    $23.00 Warranted Tobacco Pouch
    These tobacco pouches are made using a period painted cloth recipe (minus the dangerous chemicals) and feature a black cotton welted seam.  The bags have a waxed cotton pull string closure with gold plated brass keepers...