The quality of manufacture is also good and presumably this was contracted for Hills, the outfitter, by someone a good quality maker.
I cannot tell the maker from the proof slug unfortunately.
C439 Early 20th century trade sign, adversting fresh dressed Poultry, Springers and Flyers and fresh egg. Simple yet successful country construction; original paint and good patina Sold!
C420 Late 19th century Wooden grain measurer bucket with original blue paint, Double sided, 1 peck on oneside and 1/2 peck on the other .
C436 19th century York Pennsylvania over hanging drawer Drysink, in the dry original oyster white paint, high cut out foot, retains the old natural patina on the interior. one board bottom, the drawers is square head nailed. C446 19th century New England ten drawer Apothecary, with beautiful old oyster gray paint, resting on four gracefully turned feet, applied molding around the top as well as the bottom.
circa 1850C453 19th century nine drawer Apothercary Chest from New England, with the original dark spanish red painted case and dividers with mustard drawers, the drawers are square head nail construction, it is a great size to either hang or rest on the floor circa 1850 Sold!
The 27 inch highly curved shamshir-style blade of this sword is in fantastic condition, showing the etched damascus pattern, emulating wootz swords of the Middle East. The guard and backstrap are brass with traces of gilding remaining in the recesses.
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C442 19th century cobblers bench, Identified to the boot maker Eldred IL Prentiss, from Milford Massachusetts, lived on Asy Street, in the year of 1872.
This Cobbler's Bench still retains it's beautiful blue paint. Red and green letters painted on white back ground C411 18th century Pennslyvania Cupboard , with the original indigo blue paint , plank door construction, with dovetailed case, single plank door with interior beaded baton and iron H-hinges, beded stiles and arched cut out feet 47" high x 36 1/2 " wide x 14" deep C432 19th Century Wall Scouring box with carved crest above vertical scouring backboard having applied sides above box with carved down-swept sides.