The Ragman Antiques
PO Box 276
Portland, MI 48875
"An Eye for the Obscure,
A Taste for the Bazaar"
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Showcase Top Pick: WWI Hand-Carved German Eagle Trophy
C. B. Pratt was from Homer, MI. During the Civil War he was made Commandant of the Louisville military prison; after the war he became Superintendent of the Louisville City Railway Co. This engraved silver-plated tray was a Christmas present from the employees of the railway company.
Legend engraved center: "Presented to / CAPT / C.B. PRATT. / Superintendent / LOUISVILLE CITY RAILWAY CO. / by the / Employees / Dec 25th 1866" $1500.00
Mid-19th C. painted wood fiddle case with several different motifs. Wonderful crackled paint surface.
Price includes shipping and insurance.