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Children's Games & Toys

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Wooden Dominos in wooden box by Historical Folk Toys
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drop spindles by Historical Folk Toys
Drop Spindles
Americana Lithographed Toy Drum
Drums
Game of Graces
Game of Graces
Hopscotch by Historical Folk Toys
Hopscotch
Game of Jacks
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Jacob's Ladder by Historical Folk Toys
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Game of Knucklebones
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Knurr & Spell
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Marbles (Clay & Glass)
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Nine Men Morris
Nine Men Morris
Table Top NinePins
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Pick-Up Sticks
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Quoits (ring toss game) by Historical Folk Toys
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Yo-Yo (Bandelure and Prince of Wales Toy) by Historical Folk Toys
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More Historical Children's Toys & Games Coming

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Chess Set, 1795
Chess Set
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Checkers (Draughts)
Checkers
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Fox and Geese Solitaire game
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Bones, Musical in Rosewood or Maple

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Maple Bones, musical instrument (1800s/19th Century)
Maple
Rosewood Bones, musical instrument (1800s/19th Century)
Rosewood
Type Wood and Price Add to Cart View Your Shopping Cart
Maple Bones $12.90
Rosewood Bones $18.00

Student & Beginner Fifes

Item Last Updated: Thursday, 08-Jun-2017 13:14:31 MST

Item and Material Price Complete Music for Fife and Drum     Complete Music for Fife and Drum by Walter D. Sweet: A collection of 78 tunes containing some Civil War selections as well as many other traditional favorites. Each arrangement features harmony, style marks and guitar chords. The music is supplemented with histories of the tunes and drumbeats. Complete Music for Fife and Drum was compiled by a professional fifer and is intended for the military fife in B-flat. This book offers tunes from the Revolutionary and Civil War eras with suggested snare and bass drum parts as well as chord progressions. It also contains a wealth of fife history and resources.
Quantity @ $ 19.95
Old Fort Snelling Instruction Book for Fife With Music of Early America
Old Fort Snelling
Instruction Book
for Fife With Music
of Early America

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Beginners Plastic Fife
with an instruction sheet, music and history.
Plastic fife for beginners with instruction sheet
Quantity @ $ 10.90
Student Maple Fife
with an instruction sheet, music and history.
Maple Student Fife with instruction sheet
Quantity @ $17.60
Student Persimmon Fife, same as Traditional,
Old Pitch Fife with an instruction sheet, music and history.
Persimmon Student Fife with instruction sheet.
Quantity @ $45.00
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Harmonicas

Item Last Updated: Thursday, 08-Jun-2017 13:14:31 MST

    These harmonicas are either authentic reproductions or have not changed since the earliest time period listed. They may date back further than we currently have them dated, but the date listed is the earliest date we have documented.

Diatonic Single Reed Harmonica Models

    These models include some of the most popular harmonicas and are used in Blues, Folk, Country, and Rock. All feature reeds which are tuned to produce the natural notes of the scale without any additional sharps and flats. Most are ten hole instruments with the four middle holes comprising a complete eight note octave, and the holes an either side extending the scale and permitting chord playing. These models are capable of producing the expressive effects of bending and overblowing.

Here is an audio sample by Hohner's Rick Epping

Hohner 1896 Marine Band Harmonica (1800s/19th Century)     1896 Marine Band: Internationally recognized by players for its simple beauty and resonant tone, this is the most famous harmonica in the world. The pearwood body, solid brass plates and patented cover design produce a musical quality that, when first heard in 1896, brought the Marine Band immediate popularity. This is the model that helped to create the sound of the Blues, Country, Folk and Rock. Specifications: 10 single holes, 20 reeds, length: 4". Comes in the following keys: Ab, A, Bb, B, C, Db, D, Eb, E, F, F# & G.

Hohner Big River Harp, harmonica (1800s/19th Century)     590 Big River Harp: A quality, mid-priced model made in Germany. The Big River Harp is part of Hohner's automated Modular System (MS) production and features: Improved reed design for long life and bright tone; Airtight body for increased volume; Contoured covers that project sound and are comfortable to hold; Attractive case. Specifications: 10 single holes, 20 reeds, length: 4 1/8". Comes in the following keys: Ab, A, Bb, B, C, Db, D, Eb, E, F, F# & G.


Tremolo Harmonicas

    Tremolo harmonicas are Diatonic models constructed with double holes, each containing two reeds tuned to the same note, one tuned slightly higher than the other. Since both reeds are either blow or draw, when played both will sound together—the slight difference in tuning creating a beautiful vibrating or tremolo effect. Tremolo models are popular for ballads and gospel music, as well as for Latin, Asian, European and other international folk styles.

Here is an audio sample by Hohner's Rick Epping.

Hohner - Echo 80 double sided, tremolo tuned harmonica     Echo 64, Echo 80 and Echo 96: The Echo Double Sided series has been a favorite since the turn of the century. Beautifully stamped covers enclose the reeds of this tremolo model and provide a common tone chamber. This reinforces sympathetic resonance between the sides and lends a deep, haunting quality to the music.

    Specifications: Key combinations available: A/D and C/G.
      Echo 64 - 32 double holes, 64 reeds, length: ".
      Echo 80 - 40 double holes, 80 reeds, length: 5 3/4".
      Echo 96 - 48 double holes, 96 reeds, length: ".

Harmonicas
I am discontinuing these due to lack of sales

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Hohner 1896 Marine Band Harmonica Hohner
1896 Marine Band
Diatonic
1895 on 36.95

$35.10

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Hohner Big River Harp, harmonica Hohner
Big River Harp
Diatonic
?? 24.95 $23.70
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Hohner - Echo 80 double sided, tremolo tuned harmonica Hohner
Echo 64, Double Sided
Tremolo, Diatonic
1900 on 99.95 $97.96
Key: Qty:
Hohner
Echo 80, Double Sided
Tremolo, Diatonic
1900 on 123.95 $121.48
Key: Qty:
Hohner
Echo 96, Double Sided
Tremolo, Diatonic
1900 on 142.95 $140.10
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Jaw Harps

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Jaw Harp, Snoopy
Jaw Harp A, Snoopy
Jaw Harp, Ozark (1800s/19th Century)
Jaw Harp B, Ozark
Jaw Harp, Cooperman (1800s/19th Century)
Jaw Harp C, Cooperman
Jaw Harp, Tenor (1800s/19th Century)
Jaw Harp D, Tenor
Item Price Add to Cart View Your Shopping Cart
Jaw Harp (A), Snoopy $6.50 Currently not carrying
Jaw Harp (B), Ozark $5.50
Jaw Harp (C), Cooperman $7.00
Jaw Harp (D), Tenor $13.25

Youth, Child and Toy 19th Century (1800s) Drums & Drum Sticks

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Child's Rope Tension Drum & Drum Sticks (1800s/19th Century)
     The drummer was an integral part of military life during the 18th century and maintained a reduced but still important role into the mid-nineteenth century. A fifer and drummer, usually between the ages of 12 to 16, were attached to each Company in a regiment. In camp drummers sounded out the routine calls to duty. In the field, they signaled the commands of the officers. When the Companies of men were assembled, the musicians were massed to from a corps of fifers and drummers, which provided military music for parades, reviews and special ceremonies. Individually the musicians could be called upon to perform both formal and informal music for dancing and entertainment.

    Youth / Child's Rope Tension Drum, by Cooperman's Fife and Drum: This is a downsized musical instrument rather than a toy. Dimensioned for a child's use, the drum is 10" in diameter and stands about 12" tall. The solid hardwood shell and hoops are cut and steam-bent at Cooperman's Vermont sawmill, much as they would have been in early America. The sounding surfaces, known as "heads", are made of natural vellum (animal-hide) and the distinctive sound of the snare drum is provided by natural gut snares stretched across the bottom of the drum.

    Child's Toy Drums: These are Toy Drums and NOT musical instruments, like the Cooperman Youth Drum.

       Silver Rope Tension: Noble and Cooley Americana toy field drum is a replica (not necessarily a reproduction) "cord and ear" rope tension drum. Size approximately 9" diameter and 10" high. Comes with sling and drum sticks.

       Blue Rope Tension: Noble and Cooley Americana toy field drum is a replica (not necessarily a reproduction) "cord and ear" rope tension drum. Size approximately 10" diameter and 10 1/2" high. Comes with sling and drum sticks.

       Star and Shield: Noble and Cooley toy field drum using spring clamps for tension. It is based on the original lithographs from the 1880s. Metal shell embossed on the original machine with the same colors. This a much later period of tension than the rope tension drums. Size approximately 9" diameter and 7 5/8" high. Comes with sling and drum sticks.

       Collectible Patriotic: Noble and Cooley toy field drum using spring clamps for tension. It is based on the original lithographs from the 1906 with Uncle Sam surrounded by Eagles and Stars and Stripes. Metal shell embossed on the original machine with the same colors. This a much later period of tension than the rope tension drums. Size approximately 8 1/2" diameter and 7 3/4" high. Comes with sling and drum sticks.

These items are
Made in USA
Made in USA

Youth and Toy Drums. Youth / Childs Drum Sticks / Book

Noble & Cooley (made in the U.S.A. since 1854)

Cooperman

Book

Silver Rope Tension Toy Drum by Noble & Cooley (1800s/19th Century)
Silver
Rope Tension
Toy Drum
Blue Rope Tension Toy Drum by Noble & Cooley (1800s/19th Century)
Blue
Rope Tension
Toy Drum
Star & Shield Spring Clamp Tension Toy Drum by Noble & Cooley (1800s/19th Century)
Star and Shield
Spring Clamp Tension
Toy Drum
Patriotic Spring Clamp Tension Toy Drum by Noble & Cooley (1906 on)
Patriotic
Spring Clamp Tension
Toy Drum
Child's Rope Tension Drum (1800s/19th Century)
Wood
Rope Tension
Youth Drum
Child's / Toy Drumsticks (1800s/19th Century)
Youth / Childs
Drumsticks
Complete Music for Fife and Drum
Complete Music
for
Fife and Drum

    Youth / Child's / Toy Drumsticks: Our toy drum sticks are a scale version of the snare drum sticks in use today by rudimental drummers who carry on these fife and drum traditions. These solid wood drum sticks are about 10 3/8" to 10 12" long and each pair is individually packaged in a poly bag with a history card.

    Complete Music for Fife and Drum by Walter D. Sweet: A collection of 78 tunes containing some Civil War selections as well as many other traditional favorites. Each arrangement features harmony, style marks and guitar chords. The music is supplemented with histories of the tunes and drumbeats. Complete Music for Fife and Drum was compiled by a professional fifer and is intended for the military fife in B-flat. This book offers tunes from the Revolutionary and Civil War eras with suggested snare and bass drum parts as well as chord progressions. It also contains a wealth of fife history and resources.

Youth Rope Tension Drum and Drum Sticks

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Cooperman Fife and Drum Youth / Child's Rope Tension Drum @ $244.00 each
Noble and Cooley Silver Rope Tension Toy Drum (#400) @ $28.95 each
Noble and Cooley Blue Rope Tension Toy Field Drum (#360) @ $38.95 each
Noble and Cooley Star and Shield Toy Field Drum (#370) @ $24.95 each
Noble and Cooley Collectible Patriotic Field Drum (#345-9) @ $38.95 each
Youth / Child's / Toy Drum Sticks @ $4.50 pair
Complete Music for Fife and Drum @ $19.95 each
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Whistles

Item Last Updated: Thursday, 08-Jun-2017 13:14:31 MST

Irish Tin Whistle, key of D. Bare metal or black.
Irish
Tin
Whistle
Tin Penny Whistle
Tin
Penny
Whistle
Persimmon Penny Whistle
Persimmon
Penny
Whistle
Maple Penny Whistle
Maple
Penny
Whistle
Penny Whistle Handbook
Penny Whistle
Handbook
Item Price Add to Cart View Your Shopping Cart
Irish Tin Whistle. Key of D
   (Plastic Mouth Piece)
$12.95
Tin Penny Whistle $6.20
Persimmon Penny Whistle
    Discontinued but we have some left.
$37.00
Penny Whistle Handbook $12.00
Maple Penny Whistle Discontinued
Maple Penny Whistle w/ Handbook Discontinued

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