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    • Iron shoe last

    • Iron shoe last

    • Shoemaking; Equipment

    • Used by cobblers who made or repaired shoes, this detachable iron shoe last is mounted on a stand. The last is shaped like the sole of a shoe, and is inscribed "Warranted 17." The stand is inscribed "Warranted MED U.S.A. 2."
    • Souvenir spoon

    • Souvenir spoon

    • Spoons; Souvenirs

    • This small sterling silver souvenir spoon has a decorative design in the bowl of the spoon inscribed "Old Stone Fort Erected 1619, Nacogdoches, Tex." along with an engraved image of the stone building.
    • Coin - Spanish Colonial 1 Real (1799?)

    • Coin - Spanish Colonial 1 Real (1799?)

    • Coins; Money

    • Obverse side of coin depicts the bust of Carolus IIII, and the inscription "Dei Gratia"; the year is possibly 1799. The reverse margin is inscribed "HISPAN ET IND REX M 1R F M" with the crown and coat of arms of Castile and León.
    • Coin - Mexico 8 reales (1834)

    • Coin - Mexico 8 reales (1834)

    • Coins; Money

    • Obverse of the coin depicts an eagle with snake in beak and inscription "Republica Mexicana." The reverse is inscribed with: "8R Z 1834 O-M 1 OD 20G", and features the radiant Phrygian cap design, the symbol of liberty.
    • Shoe hook

    • Shoe hook

    • Shoes; Equipment

    • The silver shoe hook has a decorative scroll and leaf design on one side and is inscribed "Sterling Pat. Oct. 94." on the other. The tool ends in a narrow hook used to lace shoestrings.
    • Spencer repeating rifle

    • Spencer repeating rifle

    • Rifles; Firearms

    • This Spencer repeating rifle is a manually operated lever-action, repeating weapon with the inscription "Richards" on both sides of the gun. It has double barrels with two levers for the cocking trigger. It has a wooden ramrod under the barrels and...
    • Hand cards

    • Hand cards

    • Cotton industry; Textiles

    • This pair of wooden hand cards were used to brush clumps of cotton fiber into uniform strands by pulling the two cards against each other. Each rectangular card has a handle and metal teeth that separate, straighten, and align fibers. The cards...
    • Civil War rifle

    • Civil War rifle

    • Rifles; Firearms

    • One of the most popular guns of the Civil War was this type of muzzle-loading rifle with an attached bayonet. The long rifle has a metal barrel and trigger mechanism. The wooden rifle stock is inscribed with the name Dotson.
    • Red metal box

    • Red metal box

    • Containers; Packaging; Boxes

    • This small red metal box, lined with black velvet cloth, once held one dozen pen points. The hinged box is inscribed with the patent date 9/24/1878 and "Esterbrook's Superior Steel Pens. The original Falcon no. 048." In this instance, the box...
    • Railroad lantern

    • Railroad lantern

    • Lanterns; Lighting

    • The railroad lantern has a metal cage with a translucent glass globe inscribed "R. Parmelee, Nacogdoches, Texas." This type of lantern was used to relay signals and to inspect trains at night.

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