Richmond Daily Dispatch Desktop Inkwell
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Richmond Daily Dispatch Desktop Inkwell
We are thrilled to offer these reproductions of the Richmond Daily Dispatch issue printed on May 2nd 1864.  Those with southern impressions wishing to read a newspaper at an event will finally have an option more geographically appropriate than Harpers Weekly to pass the time. Copied directly from our original example, these inkwells are reproductions of a very common type of the period, manufactured by the S. Silliman Company of Chester Ct. throughout the 19th century.  Boxes of identical inkwells, and others from Silliman were found on the Steamboat Arabia.  Our reproductions are hand turned wood, and feature a black painted surface and a glass bottle insert to hold the ink.  As the original, the top has two holes for storing your writing utensils and it is finished off with a copy of the original label on the underside.  Suitable for a wide range of impressions spanning the last 3 quarters of the 19th century.  Add one of our top quality writing pens to your inkwell purchase and save! For filling these we recommend a pipette, eye dropper or syringe.
Havana Sugar Bag Vicksburg Daily Citizen
Our Price: $8.00
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Our Price: $7.50
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Havana Sugar Bag Vicksburg Daily Citizen
Mid 19th century sugar bag, constructed from coarse woven cotton canvas, they are approx. 7 1/2" x 12" and are machine stitched with an unhemmed top. We are very excited to offer reproductions of one of the most famous newspapers of the Civil War.  When newsprint was in short supply during the siege of Vicksburg the resourceful publisher of the Daily Citizen resorted to printing on the back of unused wallpaper.  Our reproductions of the July 2nd, 1863 issue feature handmade, block printed reproduction wallpaper.  The July 2nd issue is the last issue printed before the publisher fled the city prior to its capture.  Many extant July 2nd issues feature a note added on July 4th by Federal soldiers who found the press still set with type and printed them as souvenirs, however we have chosen to copy the original July 2nd issue that was distributed to citizens (Including the typo in the title that the originals had.).  Wallpaper patterns will vary.
Orland's Tooth Powder Box Dr. Chilton's Fever Cure Pill Box
Our Price: $8.00
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Our Price: $7.50
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Orland's Tooth Powder Box Dr. Chilton's Fever Cure Pill Box
These turned wood tooth powder boxes are faithfully copied from an original specimen, featuring exact reproductions of the original labels and tax stamp. They are shipped empty, ready for you to add your own tooth powder.  The side labels seal the boxes shut as they did originally, however if you'd like it sent with a cut in the side label so it is unsealed you may select that in the options. These turned wood pillboxes are faithful reproductions of our original example, which contains pills manufactured by Comstock and Brother, a firm that existed between 1853 and 1862.  They bear a copy of the original label and are left empty to be filled with contents of your choice.