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Large Collection of Museum and Festival Posters Signed by Dale Chihuly
Lot # 271 - Large Collection of Museum and Festival Posters Signed by Dale Chihuly
American, late 1970s-early 1990s. A collection of twentyone posters advertising for museum glass exhibitions, music festivals, and ballets. Each poster features glass works by Dale Chihuly, and each poster is signed by him. 25 x 38 in. (largest).

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Three CDVs, Pennsylvania BBGs: Charles Albright, John F. Ballier, Charles Barnes
Lot # 435 - Three CDVs, Pennsylvania BBGs: Charles Albright, John F. Ballier, Charles Barnes
Lot of 3: Bvt. Brig. Gen. Charles Albright, Col. 132nd, 34th, and 202nd Penn., carte by Gutekunst, Philadelphia, signed as Col. 132nd Penn. on verso. Bvt. Brig. Gen. John F. Ballier, Col. 98th Penn., carte by Anthony & Brady with verso revenue stamp. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Charles Barnes, Col. 6th Penn. Heavy Artillery, also served as Maj. 9th Penn. Reserves at Gettysburg, carte by Addis Gallery, Washington.
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Dagger by G. Woodhead
Lot # 1776 - Dagger by G. Woodhead
4.5" spear point blade, horn handle with pearl inlays, pearl spear point pommel.  German silver guard with fringed leather scabbard.
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First American or Queen's Rangers Button Found at Ft. Erie, Ontario
Lot # 1114 - First American or Queen's Rangers Button Found at Ft. Erie, Ontario
Button is marked 1-A with a laurel wreath below and crown above. The bottom edge of the button reads Or Queens Rangers. This lot comes with an old tag with ink notations 1st American or Queens Rangers. Commanded by Col. James G. Simco. Ft. Erie, Ont.
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Ake Holm (1900-1980, Sweden), Francesca Macitti-Lindh (1931; Italy), Tom Möller (1914-2009)
Lot # 73 - Ake Holm (1900-1980, Sweden), Francesca Macitti-Lindh (1931; Italy), Tom Möller (1914-2009)
ca 1960s
Holm "Bottle" ht. 12.25, dia. 5 in.
Macitti-Lindh "Small-handled Vessel" ht. 4, dia. 4 in.
Möller "Pitcher" ht. 11, dia. 3.5 in.
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*Smith & Wesson Model 66-2 Scarce 3
Lot # 1516 - *Smith & Wesson Model 66-2 Scarce 3" Barrel
.357 caliber, 3" barrel, S/M AHL4014. Stainless steel finish, Pachmayr presentation grips.
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British General Officer's Sword Silver Hilt
Lot # 613 - British General Officer's Sword Silver Hilt
32.25" plain blade, silver ring hilt. Small sword with leather scabbard maker marked at throat Loxham Royal Exchange. Hallmarks are mainly indistinct. Robert Loxham is recorded trading as a hatter and sword-cutler in 1794 at 88 Cornhill, Royal Exchange. This dates the sword to ca 1790.
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Three Autographed CDVs: Andrew Porter, Fitz John Porter, Robt. B. Potter
Lot # 174 - Three Autographed CDVs: Andrew Porter, Fitz John Porter, Robt. B. Potter
Lot of 3: Brady view of Brig. Gen. Andrew Porter, autographed beneath portrait with lengthy salutation on verso; AOP Provost Marshal General under McClellan, thereafter rear-area posts. The unfortunate Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter, ink autographed beneath portrait with 1862 date and notation on verso as well as Addis, Washington, D.C. backmark. Maj. Gen. Robert B. Potter, ink autographed on verso, with Schleier's Galleries, Knoxville, TN backmark. Col. 51st NY; served the entire war in the 9th Corps, distinguished at Roanoke Island, WIA New Bern, fought throughout 1862 and was particularly notable at  Fredericksburg. Commanded a division at Vicksburg, Knoxville and the Overland campaign where he assaulted the Crater. Severely wounded at end of war, Potter was slighted for reasons unknown receiving only a single brevet.
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*Browning BPS Pump Shotgun
Lot # 1657 - *Browning BPS Pump Shotgun
12 ga., 28" barrels, S/N 22174PT152. Blue finish, walnut stocks.
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European Brass Blunderbuss Flintlock Pistol
Lot # 648 - European Brass Blunderbuss Flintlock Pistol
.56 caliber, 5.75"  octagonal-to-round swamped barrel. Walnut stock, brass mounts, beveled lock and sideplate. Bag-shaped handle.
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Five CDVs: Phil Kearny, B.F. Kelley, John H. Ketcham, Wm. S. Ketchum, Erasmus Keyes
Lot # 137 - Five CDVs: Phil Kearny, B.F. Kelley, John H. Ketcham, Wm. S. Ketchum, Erasmus Keyes
Lot of 5: Brig. Gen. John H. Ketcham, Col. 150th NY, with Griswold & Smith, Columbus, OH backmark. Present at Gettsyburg, joined the Atlanta campaign in which he was twice wounded and brevetted brigadier; wounded again at Savannah, all while a regimental commander. Anonymous view of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Wm. S. Ketchum '30; staff officer assigned to War Dept. and Treasury. Brady CDV of Maj. Gen. Erasmus Keyes '28, ink identified beneath portrait; uninspiring commander of 4th Corps, resigned in May '64 with a single brevet. With CDVs of Phil Kearny, by C.O. Benjamin, Newark, NJ, and B.F. Kelley, by Wenderoth & Taylor, Philadelphia.
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