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  • 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. ...

  • Hunting Pouch - Handsewn Calf Skin square bottom
    $65.00 Hunting Pouch - Handsewn Calf Skin square bottom
    These hunting pouches are about as close to the originals as you will find, and are perfect for any 18th or 19th century impression that would require a hunting pouch.  These are made from chestnut tanned scraped calf...

  • Rounded bottom hunting pouch
    $65.00 Hunting Pouch - Handsewn calfskin - Rounded bottom
    These hunting pouches are as close to original mid 18th-19th century hunting pouches that you will find.  They are handsewn using linen thread and are made from thin, scraped calf skin so that they are supple and...

  • Natural Linen towel, 16x26
    $8.95 Natural Linen Towel
    There are several examples of plan linen or cotton towels being carried by soldiers or sold by sutlers during the war. I have one in my personal collection that was carried by a Massachusetts soldier and is like this one, a...

  • Personal size HOT DIPPED tin coffee pot
    $34.95 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,...

  • 19th century pocket knife, bone and horn handle
    $46.95 Choose Options 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. ...

  • Pocket Notebook - Red Moroccan Leather
    $32.95 Pocket Notebook - Red Moroccan Leather
    We are excited to offer an excellent reproduction of an early to mid 19th century red, poppy dyed Moroccan leather notebook.  These notebooks are indistinguishable from originals.  The interior of the notebook is...

  • Front cover of magazine
    $4.95 Prairie Farmer Magazine, February 1864 Issue Reprint
    Bringing more material culture of the 19th century to life!  We have reprinted the February 1864 issue of the "Prairie Farmer" magazine!  No more being stuck looking at just Harper's Weekly reprints!  Our...

  • Repro Lyman bag after being oiled
    $44.95 Repro "Lyman" Shot Bags
    Reproduction circa 1750s "Lyman" shot bags. Correctly made from vegetable tanned cow leather that is burnished and sewn by hand with linen thread. These are correctly decorated as the original with a rolled wheel that is...

  • 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...

  • Soldier's pocket mirror expanded view
    $12.95 Soldier's Pocket Mirror
    We are pleased to offer this reproduction of an original soldier's pocket mirror in our collection.  This reproduction, as the original, is made from zinc and features the pull ring and stand as does the original. ...

  • Top view of Bertrand Cup 1
    $24.95 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...

  • Jefferson "purse"
    $44.95 Thomas Jefferson "Purse" or Wallet
    Thomas Jefferson carried the "purse" or small pouch in his pockets, and it was featured (see pictures) as one of the items that he commonly kept on his person.  These faithful reproduction Jefferson purses are 4 1/2...

  • $5.95 Tinned Spoon - mid 19th century
    Spoons of this type are extremely rare in examples from the mid-19th century.  Numerous examples are in museums and collections throughout the country.  We have currently have available small sized spoons at this...

  • 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
    $24.95 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
    $24.95 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...

  • U.S.S. Cairo Pressed Tin Mess Pan
    $14.95 U.S.S. Cairo Pressed Tin Mess Pan
    This is a reproduction of an incredibly common item in the 19th century, the tin pan.  Ours is a copy of the pan that was salvaged from the U.S.S. Cairo wreck.  We had the die made specifically to reproduce this...