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Posted by on January 28, 2013

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Warranted  / Rich Treble / *************

GS 8-A-2     GS-3L24S

1840s-1850s

Low convex with “chicken eagle”.

 

 

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* W. H.  Horstmann & Co * / New York      Extra Superfine (inner ring)

GS-21

GS-5R24s-3P

1830s-1840s  medium convex. Heavy Guilt.

 

 

Horstman Bro. & Co. Phila

Horstman Bro. & Co. Phila

Horstman Bro. & Co. Phila

Horstman Bro. & Co. Phila

 

* Horstmann Bro & Co * / Phila      RMDC

GS-10

GS-4R21S-3P

18502 – 1860s  High convex.

 

 

Extra Gilt

Extra Gilt

Extra Gilt

Extra Gilt

 

. * Extra .* / Gilt

DM

GS-23

GS-4L30S-3P

Made by Steele &  Johnson

 

C.B. & Co. Baltimore

C.B. & Co. Baltimore

C.B. & Co. Baltimore

C.B. & Co. Baltimore

 

C. B. & Co / Baltimore           RMDC

GS-19

GS-4L23S-3P

1850s-1860s

 

 

 

Extra Quality

Extra Quality

Extra Quality

Extra Quality

 

* Extra * * / Quality              RMDC

GS-16

GS-4R27S-3P

1850s-1860s  made by Steele & Johnson.

 

 

Schuyler, Hartley, Graham New York

Schuyler, Hartley, Graham New York

Schuyler, Hartley, Graham New York

Schuyler, Hartley, Graham New York

 

Schuyler, Hartley, / * Graham / New York ****** (inner ring)        DM

GS 13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850s-1860s

 

 

 

Steele & Johnson

Steele & Johnson

Steele & Johnson

Steele & Johnson

 

Steele / . & . Johnson. *                 RMDC

GS-19

GS-4L23S-3P

1850s-1860s  High convex. Pointed top of shield.

 

 

George Floyd

George Floyd

George Floyd

George Floyd

 

* George Floyd *  /  Philadelphia                  RMDC

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850s-1860s  High convex.

 

 

 

Hostmann Bro. & Allien

Horstmann Bro. & Allien

Hostmann Bro. & Allien

Horstmann Bro. & Allien

 

Horstmann Bro & Allien / N.Y.           RMDC

GS-11

GS-4R22S-3P

1850s-1860s  High convex.

 

 

Horstmann & Bro. Allien

Horstmann & Bro. & Allien

Horstmann & Bro. Allien

Hortsmann Bro. & Allien

 

Horstmann Bro & Allien / N. Y.              RMDC

GS-11

GS-4R24S-3P

1850s-1860s Medium convex. Pointed top center of shield.

 

 

W.H. Horstmann & Sons Phi

W.H. Horstmann & Sons Phi

W.H. Horstmann & Sons Phi

W.H. Horstmann & Sons Phi

 

.W. H. Horstmann & Sons / Phi                RMDC

GS-11

GS-4R22S-3P

1850s – 1860s  High convex.

 

 

Scovill MG CO

Scovill MG CO

Scovill MG CO

Scovill MG CO

 

SCOVILL  MG CO                DM

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850s – 1860s

 

 

 

W.H. Horstman/*Extra* RMDC

W.H. Horstman/*Extra* RMDC

W.H. Horstman/*Extra* RMDC

W.H. Horstman/*Extra* RMDC

 

W. H. Horstman

GS – 13

GS – 4R24S – 3P

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

P.W.G. / PAT JAN 19, 1864

P.W.G. / PAT JAN 19, 1864

P.W.G. / PAT JAN 19, 1864

P.W.G. / PAT JAN 19, 1864

 

P.W.G / PAT JAN 19,1864

GS – 13

GS – 4R24S – 3P

1850’s – 1860’s

 

 

ROBINSON, JONES, & CO/ * MAKERS*/ ATTLEBORO,/MASS*

ROBINSON, JONES, & CO/ * MAKERS*/ ATTLEBORO,/MASS*

ROBINSON, JONES, & CO/ * MAKERS*/ ATTLEBORO,/MASS*

ROBINSON, JONES, & CO/ * MAKERS*/ ATTLEBORO,/MASS*

 

ROBINSON, JONES, & CO/ * MAKERS*/ ATTLEBORO,/MASS*

GS-8

GS-3L24S-3P

1840’s-1850’s

medium convex

 

 

R & W ROBINSON/**MAKERS**/ATTLEBORO/MASS

R & W ROBINSON/**MAKERS**/ ATTLEBORO/MASS

R & W ROBINSON/**MAKERS**/ATTLEBORO/MASS

R & W ROBINSON/**MAKERS**/ ATTLEBORO/MASS

 

R & W ROBINSON/**MAKERS**/ATTLEBORO/MASS

GS-8

GS-3L24S-3P

1840’s-1850’s

silver plate

 

 

JENNENS & CO. / LONDON

JENNENS & CO. / LONDON

JENNENS & CO. / LONDON

JENNENS & CO. / LONDON

 

JENNENS & CO/LONDON (RIBBON)

GS-5R24S-2P

1850’s-1860’s         Exquisite import.

 

 

 

TREBLE/GILT (sprig)

TREBLE/GILT (sprig)

TREBLE/GILT (sprig)

TREBLE/GILT (sprig)

 

TREBLE/GILT (sprig)

GS-7

GS-3L22S-3P

1850’s-1860’s        Silver plate

 

 

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

 

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’s-1860’s   Early backmark, later die face

 

 

 

 

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

 

J. M. L. & W. H. SCOVILL/ WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE

GS-21

GS-5R24S-3P

1830’s-1840’s    Low convex.  “Chicken eagle”.

 

 

 

CHARLET & LAGESTE/ * PARIS *

CHARLET & LAGESTE/ * PARIS *

CHARLET & LAGESTE/ * PARIS *

CHARLET & LAGESTE/ * PARIS *

 

CHARLET & LAGESTE/ * PARIS *

GS-6

GS-3L20S-3P

1850’s-1860’s       Exquisite import.

 

 

 

YOUNG, SMITH & CO./ NEW YORK

YOUNG, SMITH & CO./ NEW YORK

YOUNG, SMITH & CO./ NEW YORK

YOUNG, SMITH & CO./ NEW YORK

 

YOUNG SMITH & CO / NEW YORK

GS-5

GS-3R24S-3P

1840’s-1850’s      Low/medium convex, chicken eagle.

 

 

 

 

**EXTRA ** / QUALITY RMDC

**EXTRA ** / QUALITY RMDC

**EXTRA ** / QUALITY RMDC

**EXTRA ** / QUALITY RMDC

 

**EXTRA ** QUALITY             RMDC

GS-16

GS-4R27S-3P

1850’s-1860’s

 

 

 

SCHUYLER, H & G/ NEW YORK

SCHUYLER, H & G/ NEW YORK

SCHUYLER, H & G/ NEW YORK

SCHUYLER, H & G/ NEW YORK

 

SCHUYLER H & G / NEW YORK

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’s – 1860’s

 

 

 

 

KENDRICK & CO

KENDRICK & CO

KENDRICK & CO

KENDRICK & CO

 

KENDRICK & CO

GS-5

GS-3R24S-3P

1830’s – early 1840’s    Low convex “chicken eagle”.  Ornate bm.

 

 

 

-W.H. HORSTMANN-/PHILADELPHIA

-W.H. HORSTMANN-/PHILADELPHIA

-W.H. HORSTMANN-/PHILADELPHIA

-W.H. HORSTMANN-/PHILADELPHIA

 

-W. H. HORSTMANN- / PHILADELPHIA

GS21

GS5R24S-3P

1830’s – 1840’s   Early Horstmann.

 

 

 

 

*HORSTMANN SONS & DRUCKER* / NEW YORK

*HORSTMANN SONS & DRUCKER* / NEW YORK

*HORSTMANN SONS & DRUCKER* / NEW YORK

*HORSTMANN SONS & DRUCKER* / NEW YORK

 

* HORSTMANN SONS & DRUCKER * / NEW YORK

GS-21

GS-4R24S-3P

1830’s – 1840’s       Early Horstmann.

 

 

D. EVANS & CO. / ATTLEBORO MASS

D. EVANS & CO. / ATTLEBORO MASS

D. EVANS & CO. / ATTLEBORO MASS

D. EVANS & CO. / ATTLEBORO MASS

 

D. EVANS & CO. /ATTLEBORO MASS

GS-7

GS-3L22S-3P

1850’s – 1860’s

 

 

 

 

*SUPERIOR * / QUALITY

*SUPERIOR * / QUALITY

*SUPERIOR * / QUALITY

*SUPERIOR * / QUALITY

 

* SUPERIOR * / QUALITY

GS-18

GS-4R30S-3P

1860’s – post war

 

 

 

THOMAS N. DALE & CO. / NEW YORK

THOMAS N. DALE & CO. / NEW YORK

THOMAS N. DALE & CO. / NEW YORK

THOMAS N. DALE & CO. / NEW YORK

 

THOMAS N DALE & CO / NEW YORK

GS-7

GS-3L22S-3P

1860’s – post  war.   Applied eagle, exquisite die work.

 

 

 

HORSTMANN BROTHERS & CO / PHIL.

HORSTMANN BROTHERS & CO / PHIL.

HORSTMANN BROTHERS & CO / PHIL.

HORSTMANN BROTHERS & CO / PHIL.

 

HORSTMANN BROTHERS & CO. / PHIL.

GS-17

GS-4R28S-3P

1859 – 1870

 

 

 

HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / N. Y.

HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / N. Y.

HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / N. Y.

HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / N. Y.

 

HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / N. Y.

GS-5

GS-4R24S-3P

1860 -1865

 

 

 

R & W ROBINSON* / MAKERS* /ATTLEBORO MASS

R & W ROBINSON* / MAKERS* /ATTLEBORO MASS

R & W ROBINSON* / MAKERS* /ATTLEBORO MASS

R & W ROBINSON* / MAKERS* /ATTLEBORO MASS

 

R & W ROBINSON * / MAKERS * /ATTLEBORO MASS

GS-8

GS-3L24S-3P

1840’s – 1850’s

 

 

 

 

**********

**********

**********

**********

 

**********

GS-5

GS-4R24S-3P

1860’S – Post war.

 

 

 

*TIFFANY & CO * / NEW YORK

*TIFFANY & CO * / NEW YORK

* TIFFANY & CO * / NEW YORK

* TIFFANY & CO * / NEW YORK

 

* TIFFANY & CO * / NEW YORK

GS-15

GS-4R25S-3P

1850’s – 1860’s

The  “Tiffany’s”

 

 

 

S. J. & CO. / *LONDON (applied eagle)

S. J. & CO. / * LONDON (applied eagle)

S. J. & CO. / * LONDON (applied eagle)

S. J. & CO. / * LONDON (applied eagle)

 

S. J. & CO. / * LONDON

DS-11

GS-4R22S-3P       APPLIED EAGLE

? CIVIL WAR – INDIAN WARS.   Beautiful button.

 

 

 

* STEELE / JOHNSON

* STEELE / JOHNSON

* STEELE & JOHNSON

* STEELE & JOHNSON

 

* STEELE / JOHNSON

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’s – 1860’s          DM

 

 

 

STEELE & JOHNSON RMDC

STEELE & JOHNSON RMDC

STEELE & JOHNSON RMDC

STEELE & JOHNSON RMDC

 

STEELE  &  JOHNSON             RMDC

GS-15

GS-4R25S-3P

1850’s         Lined stipled base to RMDC

 

 

 

. STEELE & JOHNSON RMDC

. STEELE & JOHNSON RMDC

. STEELE & JOHNSON RMDC

. STEELE & JOHNSON RMDC

 

STEELE  &  JOHNSON               RMDC

GS-19

GS-3L23S-3P

1850’s – 1860’s       Dot stipled base to RMDC.

 

 

 

W. G. MINTZER * / PHILa RMDC

W. G. MINTZER * / PHILa RMDC

W. G. MINTZER * / PHILa RMDC

W. G. MINTZER * / PHILa RMDC

 

W. G. MINTZER * / PHILa                 RMDC

GS-19

GS-4L23S-3P

1850’s.      Odd 4 arrows Left.

 

 

 

 

" W. G. MINTZER " / PHILD

” W. G. MINTZER ” / PHILD

" W. G. MINTZER " / PHILD

” W. G. MINTZER ” / PHILD

 

” W. G. Mintzer” / Phila                          DM

GS-4L26S-3P

1850’s – 1865     Steele & Johnson die

 

 

 

 

EXTRA FEIN

EXTRA FEIN

EXTRA FEIN

EXTRA FEIN

 

*EXTRA FEIN*

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

Civil War German import

 

 

T. W. & W. (anchor/bomb) / PARIS

T. W. & W. (anchor/bomb) / PARIS

T. W. & W. (anchor/bomb) / PARIS

T. W. & W. (anchor/bomb) / PARIS

 

T. W. & W. / PARIS

gs-13

gs-4R24S-3P   shank type

Civil War era

 

 

 

T. W. & W. (anchor/bomb) / PARIS

T. W. & W. (anchor/bomb) / PARIS

T. W. & W. (anchor/bomb) / PARIS

T. W. & W. (anchor/bomb) / PARIS

 

T. W. & W. / PARIS

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P      SELF SHANK

Civil War-Indian War period

 

 

 

HORSTMANN BRO & ALLIEN / N. Y. RMDC

HORSTMANN BRO & ALLIEN / N. Y. RMDC

HORSTMANN BRO & ALLIEN / N. Y. RMDC

HORSTMANN BRO & ALLIEN / N. Y. RMDC

 

HORSTMANN BRO & ALLIEN / N. Y.                     RMDC

GS-3L0S-3P    No stars or lined field

Pre Civil War, rare configuration.

 

 

 

GEO. W. POHLMAN./ CIN. O. RMDC

GEO. W. POHLMAN./ CIN. O. RMDC

GEO. W. POHLMAN./ CIN. O. RMDC

GEO. W. POHLMAN./ CIN. O. RMDC

 

Geo. W. POHLMAN. / CIN. O.          RMDC

GS-

GS-3L23S-3P    DOT STIPPLED BASE

1853 – 1865

 

 

 

SCOVILLS / WATERBURY

SCOVILLS / WATERBURY

SCOVILLS / WATERBURY

SCOVILLS / WATERBURY

 

SCOVILLS / WATERBURY

GS-21

GS-5R23S-3P   Low convex, silver back.

1830’S – 1840’S

 

 

SCOVILL MG CO / WATERBURY

SCOVILL MG CO / WATERBURY

SCOVILL MG CO / WATERBURY

SCOVILL MG CO / WATERBURY

 

SCOVILL MG CO / WATERBURY

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

SCOVILL MFG CO / WATERBURY

SCOVILL MFG CO / WATERBURY

SCOVILL MFG CO / WATERBURY

SCOVILL MFG CO / WATERBURY

 

SCOVILL MFG CO / WATERBURY            DM

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1860’S

 

 

 

* SCHUYLER, HARTLEY, & GRAHAM / * N-Y

* SCHUYLER, HARTLEY, & GRAHAM / * N-Y

* SCHUYLER, HARTLEY, & GRAHAM / * N-Y

* SCHUYLER, HARTLEY, & GRAHAM / * N-Y

 

* SCHUYLER, HARTLEY & GRAHAM * / N-Y

GS-17

GS-3L22S-3P

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

ACKERMAN & MIXER * / NEW-YORK EXTRA SUPERFINE

ACKERMAN & MIXER * / NEW-YORK EXTRA SUPERFINE

ACKERMAN & MIXER * / NEW-YORK EXTRA SUPERFINE

ACKERMAN & MIXER * / NEW-YORK EXTRA SUPERFINE

 

ACKERMAN & MIXER* / NEW-YORK     EXTRA SUPERFINE

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’S – 1860-S

 

 

 

 

* CHESHIRE MFG CO * / CHESHIRE

* CHESHIRE MFG CO * / CHESHIRE

* CHESHIRE MFG CO * / CHESHIRE

* CHESHIRE MFG CO * / CHESHIRE

 

* CHESHIRE MFG CO * / CHESHIRE                       DM

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

*** SUPERIOR *** / QUALITY RMDC

*** SUPERIOR *** / QUALITY RMDC

*** SUPERIOR *** / QUALITY RMDC

*** SUPERIOR *** / QUALITY RMDC

 

*** SUPERIOR***/ QUALITY                           RMDC

GS-17

GS-4R28S-3P

1860’S       STEELE & JOHNSON DIE

 

 

 

JACOB GMINDER / ***

JACOB GMINDER / ***

JACOB GMINDER / ***

JACOB GMINDER / ***

 

JACOB GMINDER/ ***

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1860’S – POST WAR

 

 

 

* EVANS & HASSALL * / PHILA

* EVANS & HASSALL * / PHILA

* EVANS & HASSALL * / PHILA

* EVANS & HASSALL * / PHILA

 

* EVANS & HASSALL * / PHILA

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

EXTRA / QUALITY

EXTRA / QUALITY

EXTRA / QUALITY

EXTRA / QUALITY

 

EXTRA / QUALITY

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P                       LARGE LETTERS, UNION SHIELD

1860’S

 

 

 

EXTRA / QUALITY

EXTRA / QUALITY

EXTRA / QUALITY

EXTRA / QUALITY

 

EXTRA / QUALITY

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P         EARRED SHIELD

1860’S

 

 

CANFIELD. BRO. & CO / BALTIMORE

CANFIELD. BRO. & CO / BALTIMORE

CANFIELD. BRO. & CO / BALTIMORE

CANFIELD. BRO. & CO / BALTIMORE

 

CANFIELD BRO & CO / BALTIMORE                             DM

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

*** TREBLE *** / GILT

*** TREBLE *** / GILT

*** TREBLE *** / GILT

*** TREBLE *** / GILT

 

*** TREBLE *** / GILT

GS-17

GS-3L22S-3P

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

* EXTRA * / QUALITY

* EXTRA * / QUALITY

* EXTRA * / QUALITY

* EXTRA * / QUALITY

 

* EXTRA * / QUALITY

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

EXTRA / QUALITY (floral design)

EXTRA / QUALITY (floral design)

EXTRA / QUALITY (floral design)

EXTRA / QUALITY (floral design)

 

: EXTRA : / QUALITY

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P          FLORAL DM

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

* Wm. H. SMITH & CO * / NEW - YORK

* Wm. H. SMITH & CO * / NEW – YORK

* Wm. H. SMITH & CO * / NEW - YORK

* Wm. H. SMITH & CO * / NEW – YORK

 

* WM. H. SMITH & CO * / NEW-YORK

GS-13

GS-4R24S-3P

1850’S – 1860’S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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