Crane's Post Inc.Since 1983, our livlihood has been to offer quality items for those reconstructing history or just enjoying the atmosphere. We are always searching for unique new items to pique you curiosity. If you have met us on the road, you know we have a much larger inventory than what is available on this site. Please feel free to contact us if you don't see it here. We will do our best to find it for you. That is what we our in business for. In addition, we adhere to a strict privacy policy that means your information will not be shared, sold, or otherwise distributed.

18th Century English Playing Cards

18th Century English Playing Cards

A reproduction of a deck by Bamford of London, circa 1750. The initials "HC" on the King of Hearts suggest the printing blocks were likely made by an earlier printer whose business was taken over by Bamford.

  • Price: $10.00

Ankle Shackle

Ankle Shackle

A shackle (also called gyve) is a U-shaped piece of metal secured with a pin or bolt across the opening, or a hinged metal loop secured with a quick-release locking pin mechanism.

  • Price: $25.00

Belaying pin

Belaying pin

Measures 18 inches long and 1 1/2 inches in diameter.

  • Price: $15.00

Black Pirate Cutlass

Black Pirate Cutlass

Aargh Matey! Are ye a pirate or not? Ye are? Well then. Ye be needin' a Cutlass! This Pirate Cutlass' total length is 32" with the blade measuring 27".

  • Price: $75.00

Black Steel Handcuffs

Black Steel Handcuffs

These black steel handcuffs measure in at a total length of 11 1/2 inches, with the cuffs at 3 1/2 wide. Made to keep any prisoner in confinement!

  • Price: $45.00

Black Steel Lock

Black Steel Lock

Lock yer treasure away with this Black Steel Lock. Small Lock measures 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 3/4" Small Key measures 1 1/2" long $8.00 Large Lock measures 3 1/2" x 2" x 7/8" Large Key measures 2" long $10.00

  • Price: $8.00

Bone Handled Knife and Fork Set

Bone Handled Knife and Fork Set

Listed here is a Bone Handled Fork and Knife. The length of the knife is 11" long and the fork is 7 1/4 long. This set dates mid 18th century and will be suitable for your next 18th century dinner or reenactment.

  • Price: $25.00

Bosun Whistle

Bosun Whistle

"Ahoy!...Hey!...Its time!...Guys!.....(sigh)" You know those times when you need to get everyone's attention. Yeah, you do. You need a Bosun Whistle. Color: Gold with brass trim. Anchor design. 4 3/4" long

  • Price: $10.00

Bosun Whistle with Wooden Box

Bosun Whistle with Wooden Box

Bosun Whistle with Case Brass and Gold Whistle 4 3/8" long Wooden Box with Anchor embellishment measuring 6" x 2" x 1 5/8"

  • Price: $15.00

Brass Sundial Compass with Wooden Box

Brass Sundial Compass with Wooden Box

Brass Sundial Compass with Wooden Box Sundial Compass Measures 1 inch tall and 3 inches in diameter. Wooden Box has Anchor embellishment. Wooden Box Measures 4" x 2" x 2".

  • Price: $55.00

Cat O Nine Tails

Cat O Nine Tails

The Cat of nine tails tails measure 27 inches long from strap to the tip of the tails.

  • Price: $5.00

Cotton Shirt

Cotton Shirt

Machine Washable. Comes with Long Sleeves or Sleeveless in Men's sizes S-XXL

  • Price: $25.00

Dagger Frog

Dagger Frog

The Dagger Frogs are an efficient and economical way to hang almost any size of dagger with comfort and ease. The Dagger Frogs are truly simplicity at its best.

  • Price: $15.00

Deck Prism

Deck Prism

Deck Prisms were small glass "windows" which were inset in the deck. They were hexagonal and pointed to better distribute the light below decks. Glass 4 1/2"x4"x4". Box 6 1/4"x5 1/4" 5 1/4"

  • Price: $35.00

Dolland Pocket Sundial

Dolland Pocket Sundial

This Dolland pocket Sundial is very compact but easy to read. Measurements are 2 inches wide, 2 inches across the dial and 3/4 inches high.

  • Price: $30.00

Flint Lock Pistol

Flint Lock Pistol

This Flint lock pistol has an Ivory looking handle. Light weight and easy to carry. You will be the talk of any Renaissance Faire or Pirate Festival with this little number!

  • Price: $45.00

Goblets wtih Case

Goblets wtih Case

These brass goblets add a delicate touch to any feast. A blue cloth lined case comes with this pair for stylish storage. 6" tall with a 2" diameter lip

  • Price: $25.00

Governor's Tri-Corn Hat

Governor's Tri-Corn Hat

Look yer best and impress! Black with Red and Gold trimming. White feathers add a lofty and important air to your presence. Measuring 6" x 16" x 18"

  • Price: $40.00

Guild of Limners Kalligraphietinte Gallo Tannic Ink

Guild of Limners Kalligraphietinte Gallo Tannic Ink

An Ink for traditional Calligraphy Styles. Bottle Measures 3" tall and 1 1/4" in diameter.

  • Price: $5.00

Hanger Frog

Hanger Frog

Dont let your sword or cutlass hang in just any frog. Use this hanger for easy access and ease. The round loop is 2" wide to hold just about anything. Just slide yer baldric through it and go!

  • Price: $15.00

Haversack

Haversack

This canvas haversack is roomy enough for all your gear. Easy opening buckle.

  • Price: $25.00

Hip Flask

Hip Flask

Silver Hip Flask with Hologram Skull and Cross Bones. Have the Hologram mesmerizing yer mateys! Yar! 3 1/2" diameter, 1 1/8 width

  • Price: $10.00

Historic Flag: Masonic

Historic Flag: Masonic

Historic Flag: Masonic 3' x 5'

  • Price: $10.00

Horn Eye Glasses

Horn Eye Glasses

These horn eye glasses are black with a round lenses with 1 1/2" diameter. Perfect to see when someone unwanted boards the ship. Easily adjustable, pinches on the sides of yer nose.

  • Price: $20.00

Interlocking Silverware

Interlocking Silverware

Whether you are in search for the Holy Grail, camping, or attending feast these interlocking silverware are sure to be admired. $5.00 for one set (spoon/fork and knife)

  • Price: $5.00

Leather Pouches

Leather Pouches

These leather pouches come in a variety of colors; dark brown, dark blue, turquoise, light brown and black. Measures 7 1/2" x 6"

  • Price: $7.00

Map Reader with Legs

Map Reader with Legs

Brass Map Reader with legs.

  • Price: $20.00

Octagon Compass

Octagon Compass

Octagon compass with wooden outer casing.

  • Price: $45.00

Pen and Ink Set - Indigo Ink

Pen and Ink Set - Indigo Ink

This pen and ink set comes with Indigo Ink. The bottle of ink is 1 1/2 inches tall. The pen is 6 1/2 inches long. The pen stand is 1 3/4 inches long

  • Price: $20.00

Pieces of Eight

Pieces of Eight

The silver Spanish Milled Dollar was also known as a Piece of Eight. Early coins were valued by their weight and metal content, not at "face value" as they are today.

  • Price: $10.00

Pirate Flag: "Edward Low"

Pirate Flag: "Edward Low"

Captain Edward "Ned" Low, also Lowe or Loe, (c. 1690 ? c. 1724) was a notorious English pirate during the latter days of the Golden Age of Piracy, in the early 18th century. The flag measures 3' x 5'. $10.00

  • Price: $10.00

Pirate Flag: "Walter Kennedy's Jolly Roger"

Pirate Flag: "Walter Kennedy's Jolly Roger"

Walter Kennedy's Jolly Roger (which was identical to the flag of Jean Thomas Dulaien). The flag measures 3' x 5'. $10.00

  • Price: $10.00

Pirate Flag: Avery

Pirate Flag: Avery

Avery Flag: Captain Henry Avery's pirate flag with white skull in profile wearing a kerchief and an earring, above two white crossed bones, on a black field. 3'x5'

  • Price: $10.00

Pirate Flag: Blackbeard

Pirate Flag: Blackbeard

BlackBeard Flag: Edward Teach, commonly known as "Blackbeard," used a flag with this design. The devil skeleton is seen holding an hourglass, which shows the finality of life. The heart is pierced, with three drops of blood to the side. 3'x5'

  • Price: $10.00

Pirate Flag: Christopher Condent

Pirate Flag: Christopher Condent

Christopher Condent (died 1770) was an English pirate who led the return to the Eastern Seas. His three skulls flag displays three skulls and cross bones in horizontal repetition. This relays a triple threat to the opposing ship. 3'x5'

  • Price: $10.00

Pirate Songbook

Pirate Songbook

The Pirate Songbook is 11" x 8 3/4. and filled from cover to cover with all the favorite pirate songs.

  • Price: $15.00

Pocket Globe with Box

Pocket Globe with Box

The pocket globe is small and light-weight. Its measurements are 3 inches in diameter 3 1/2 inches tall.

  • Price: $15.00

Rapier Frog

Rapier Frog

These rapier frogs are adjustable for the proper angle and to secure your scabbard correctly. The leather rapier frogs are perfect for fencing, Renaissance fairs or any Medieval event.

  • Price: $15.00

Rectangle Flask

Rectangle Flask

This flask measures 5 1/2 inches tall 3 3/4 inches wide and less than an inch thick.

  • Price: $10.00

Rectangular Sun Compass

Rectangular Sun Compass

Rectangular Compass in-cased in its own wooded box.

  • Price: $45.00

Sextant with Case

Sextant with Case

A sextant is an instrument generally used to measure the altitude of a celestial object above the horizon. Making this measurement is known as sighting the object, shooting the object, or taking a sight.

  • Price: $85.00

Shackles

Shackles

Before ye walk the plank, we gonna keep you detained in these iron shackles! Argh!!!!!! The shackles are 53 1/2" in length with the cuffs measuring in at 3 1/4" wide and 3 1/2" tall.

  • Price: $30.00

Skull'n Bones Padlock & Keys

Skull'n Bones Padlock & Keys

Reproduction of a 19th Century Padlock with Skull and Cross Bones relief. Black Steel. The Padlock is: 3" x 2 1/4" x 1/2". The keys are a little over 2" long.

  • Price: $15.00

Small Sextant with Wooden Case

Small Sextant with Wooden Case

A Sextant is a navigation instrument that is used to establish position by measuring the height of stars from the horizon. Measurements are 4 1/2" in Height and 5 1/4" at the widest diameter.

  • Price: $30.00

Square Buckle Baldric

Square Buckle Baldric

This black leather baldric is 1 1/2" wide. The square buckle is 2 1/4". This Baldric is light-weight and classy. Sure to be the talk of the Pirate Festival or Renaissance Faire.

  • Price: $50.00

Stainless Steel Tankard

Stainless Steel Tankard

Here, here! What young lad wouldn't love drinking his favorite beverage from this classic stainless steel tankard? This tankard measures 5 inches tall 3 inches in diameter on the lip with a 4 1/4 inch base.

  • Price: $30.00

Stainless Steel Tankard with Skull and Crossbones

Stainless Steel Tankard with Skull and Crossbones

This Stainless Steel tankad is double walled to keep your favorite "poison" chilled. Decorated with skull and cross bones you will be the hit of the ship.

  • Price: $40.00

Striker Kit and Instructions

Striker Kit and Instructions

In this tin box you get flint and steel, cotton cloth, hemp and the instructions on how to do it. Make fire in as little as 5 minutes!

  • Price: $15.00

Striped Pirate Sock with Three Skulls

Striped Pirate Sock with Three Skulls

Enhance your piratey fashion with these brightly striped socks with blue skull and cross bones. Comes in 2 different color combinations: Green and black; or white and black. All are size 9-11.

  • Price: $5.00

Swedish Ship Riggers knife

Swedish Ship Riggers knife

The Swedish Ship rigger knife is small and compact. When assembled the blade and handle are 7 3/4" long. The blade is 3". This is an excellent knife for a sailor.

  • Price: $10.00

Tri-Corn Hat

Tri-Corn Hat

Tri-Corn Hat Comes in Black, Red or Brown Leather Like 6" Crown

  • Price: $35.00

Two Buckle Baldric

Two Buckle Baldric

This black leather baldric is 2 1/2" wide. The round buckle is 3 1/2". Sure to be the talk of the Pirate Festival, Renaissance Fair or Re-enactor's Party.

  • Price: $60.00

Wooden Noggin

Wooden Noggin

Doubles as a mug or bowl. Has a flat handle which easily ties to belt. Measurements are 5 1/2 inches in diameter 3 1/4 inches tall. The handle is 3 inches by 3 inches.

  • Price: $15.00

Wooden Tankard

Wooden Tankard

During the Saxon era, the wooden tankard was the most common form of drinking vessel. The measurements are 5 inches tall while the diameter is 2 3/4 at the lip. It is 2 1/2 inches at the base.

  • Price: $15.00

Pirate Flag: Edward England

Pirate Flag: Edward England

Edward England, born Edward Seegar in Ireland, was a famous African coast and Indian Ocean pirate from 1717 to 1720. His flag was the classic Jolly Roger with a skull above two crossed thigh bones on a black background. Flags measures 3'x5'.

  • Price: $10.00

Horn Bowl

Horn Bowl

Horn Bowl. This bowl is made from cow horn is a great substitute when modern materials aren't appropriate. Coloration and size will vary. Approximately 5" across and 2" deep. Hand wash only. Click Picture for details! $15.00

  • Price: $15.00

Horn Spoon

Horn Spoon

The Horn Spoon is a natural product made from cow horn. Coloration and size will vary. It is approximately 6.75" long. Hand wash only. Click Picture for details! $5.00

  • Price: $5.00

Folding Knife

Folding Knife

Folding knife with black horn or white bone handle. 4.5" closed, 8.25" open. Click Picture for details! $7.00

  • Price: $7.00

Scissors

Scissors

Gilt handle scissors. These scissors are approximately 6.75 inches long. Click Picture for details! $7.00

  • Price: $7.00

Large Horn Cup

Large Horn Cup

This Horn cup will help slake your thirst! This is a natural product made from cow horn. Coloration will vary but all are unique. The large cup holds approximately 7oz. Click Picture for details! $8.00

  • Price: $8.00

Horn Dice

Horn Dice

Horn Dice. 1 Pair of six sided horn dice with pouch. Click Picture for details! $5.00

  • Price: $5.00

Pirate Flag: "Jolly Roger with Red Eyes"

Pirate Flag:  "Jolly Roger with Red Eyes"

Believed to have been derived from the French 'Jolie Rouge', the "Jolly Roger" flag indicated that the pirate would show no mercy. This version has menacing red eyes. Flag measures 3'x5'. Click Picture for details! $10.00

  • Price: $10.00

Small Compass

Small Compass

Convenient small size. Accurate. 1 3/8" diameter 1 1/2" width.

  • Price: $5.00

Pocket Watch Style Compass

Pocket Watch Style Compass

A must have for any Master and Commander. Polished Brass or Antique 1 3/4" diameter 1/2" width

  • Price: $12.00

Pirate T-Shirt

Pirate T-Shirt

First in Eddie Wilson's Limited Series, "Pirates," this was specially commissioned for us. This shirt features five of the most infamous pirates in history. 100% Cotton. Click Picture for details! $15.00

  • Price: $15.00

Small Spyglass

Small Spyglass

Nobody will escape from your view with this spyglass. Made from brass with leather coverings, this three-tiered spyglass comes in a wooden case. Length is 6" when open. Click Picture for details! $25.00

  • Price: $25.00