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Pair Russian Crimean War Carronades

Pair Russian Crimean War Carronades

These incredible Russian carronade cannons were captured by the British during the Baltic Capmpaign of the Crimean War. Admiral William Hutcheon Hall, commander of the HMS Blenheim, broke through the fortifications at Hangö and took these carronades as a spoil of war in 1855. These… Read More »
Adams 1855 Model Double Action Percussion Revolvers

Adams 1855 Model Double Action Percussion Revolvers

This handsome pair of 54-Bore Adams 1855 Model Double Action Percussion Revolvers feature elegant engraved and gold-washed handles, and are of presentation quality. The barrels and frames of each revolver are abundantly engraved with scrollwork and retain much of their original gold-washed… Read More »
Victorian Oak Display Cabinet

Victorian Oak Display Cabinet

Standing at nine-feet high and displaying all of the aesthetic hallmarks of the Victorian era, this oak cabinet is an English masterpiece of both cabinetmaking and mechanical engineering. At first glance, the finely carved oak cabinet appears to be the perfect piece for displaying a… Read More »
Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Model B Music Cabinet

Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Model B Music Cabinet

This incredible Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Model B music cabinet is among the rarest and most advanced automatic music players of its time. The remarkable machine, crafted by renowned Leipzig firm of Ludwig Hupfeld, is one of the most mechanically complex music players ever made, boasting… Read More »
United States Cavalry Officer's Sword

United States Cavalry Officer's Sword

A rare and important piece of Civil War militaria, this exquisite presentation sword was given to United States Colonel William B. Sipes of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry in 1864. This magnificent sword boasts a handle carved of natural material bound by a gilt bronze cross guard and… Read More »
French Billiard Table - Gothic Revival

French Billiard Table - Gothic Revival

Exceptionally rare and beautifully constructed, this French billiards table is a celebration of the Gothic Revival style and of innovative 19th century design. Architectural in form, this rosewood table is both a decorative and constructive masterpiece. Friezes adorned with detailed… Read More »
Rare Savoyard Music Box by Polyphon

Rare Savoyard Music Box by Polyphon

This exceptionally rare "Savoyard" automaton disk player by Polyphon Musikwerke is one of only a handful known to exist, and the only one known to be in perfect working condition such as this. When a coin is dropped in the slot, the large terra-cotta organ grinder's hand turns… Read More »
The Battle of Issus Chess Set

The Battle of Issus Chess Set

Lavishly decorated and large in size, this extraordinary, elaborate chess set is the only one of its kind, and is perhaps the best ever made. Crafted by the hand of a master jeweler, the exquisite quality of its manufacture is showcased in each and every detail. Every 14k gold game piece… Read More »
French Napoleonic Prisoner of War Guillotine Model

French Napoleonic Prisoner of War Guillotine Model

An incredible and extremely rare artifact of world history, this monumental model of a double guillotine was created during the Napoleonic wars by a French prisoner of war. A hand-written letter of ownership, dated 1900, accounts how this model was created by a prisoner from scraps of beef… Read More »

Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels

Once a fixture in bustling dance halls, cafés and fairgrounds throughout Belgium and the Netherlands in early to mid 20th century, this incredibly rare, early Orchestrion organ is a masterpiece of automated music. Crafted by the Arburo firm run by Arthur Bursens and Gustav Roels,… Read More »