Antebellum Pewter Warming Plate
Item #: jsm 17
Pewter warming plates were quite popular with Civil War officers in the early days of the war. Filled with boiling water they would keep a plate of food warm in the coldest conditions. This one is particularly nice for size (9 1/2") and condition (fine uncleaned and undamaged.) Only several minor dents and nice patina. It is well marked by the maker James Dixon & Sons Sheffield (England.) It dates from the 1850s and would be a great addition to a display of an officer s winter camp scene or mess gear collection. Typical of the sort of superfluous and eclectic material from the innocent early days of the war!
We are currently not accepting orders while our site is under construction. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. If you see an item you would like give us a call.
540-672-9944 or email email@example.com
If you have ordered an antique weapon or artifact from our website please be advised that these guns are sold strictly as collectible antiques. Nccivilwarrelics.com recommends that these relics and weapons be enjoyed and appreciated for their historical significance and not ever fired. By ordering you are acknowledging these facts, warnings and assume full responsibility for your personal actions with regard to them.
We DO NOT sell modern guns, all our inventory will be pre 1898 and are classified by the (ATF) Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms as antiques and require no government paperwork to own.