Lot 10    

AMBROTYPE OF COUPLE AND THEIR PARROT
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous, sixth plate image of a well-dressed couple, she with a large parrot perched on her gloved hand. The bird's head is blurred from movement.

Condition:  
EXC in a full leather case.
Est $300 - $400
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Ornamental Iron Company 1894 Trade Catalog
Lot # 520 - Ornamental Iron Company 1894 Trade Catalog
Catalog from Nov. 1, 1894, Winslow Bros. Co. Ornamental Iron Works, Chicago. 4to, 165 numbered pages, photographic edition, soft cloth cover. > Item Details
Salted Paper Photo of Lieutenant William Wheeler KIA at Marietta, Georgia
Lot # 356 - Salted Paper Photo of Lieutenant William Wheeler KIA at Marietta, Georgia
Anonymous, circa 8 x 7.5 salted paper photograph of Lt. William Wheeler mounted. Hand tinted, and presumably an enlargement of a smaller photograph. In a gilt frame with old inked paper label "At Warrenton Va. July 1863. After Gettysburg. Horse of William Wheeler - 13th NY Battery. Artillery Br... > Item Details
LOT OF 3 McKINLEY & ROOSEVELT MEMORABILIA
Lot # 248 - LOT OF 3 McKINLEY & ROOSEVELT MEMORABILIA
Lot includes a pressed glass bread platter for Theodore Roosevelt, with a frosted bust of TR to left surrounded by teddy bears, an eagle, military arms and accouterments, crossed clubs (representing "The Big Stick") within a beaded circle, inscribed "A Square Deal." 7.5" x 10", listed as #357 in Lin... > Item Details
LOT OF 2 POLITICAL CARICATURE MUGS
Lot # 274 - LOT OF 2 POLITICAL CARICATURE MUGS
One mug depicts Franklin D. Roosevelt (with "Happy Days are Here Again" on opposite side), the other his Vice President, John Nance Garner. 4.5" tall, part of a set produced in 1933 by Stangl Pottery Company, this pair has FDR grinning broadly and Garner scowling. > Item Details
FINE JUGATE HANCOCK-ENGLISH CHARM
Lot # 155 - FINE JUGATE HANCOCK-ENGLISH CHARM
Large and quite rare Hancock and English charm, 24mm., with vivid cardboard portraits. While missing the glass to cover the portraits, these fatter charms from 1880 are getting hard to find in good condition; this specimen is quite nice. > Item Details
Two Tintypes of Id'd 4th WI Light Artilleryman
Lot # 318 - Two Tintypes of Id'd 4th WI Light Artilleryman
A pair of sixth-plate tintypes taken at the same sitting and identified with period ink inscriptions pinned to the pillow as “Dr. Harrison Daniel Bullard of Delevan, Wisc.” showing Bullard wearing the caduceus chevrons of a hospital steward. Bullard is shown in the armed view with an M1840 NCO swor... > Item Details
RARE PARKER AND DAVIS CUSTARD TOOTHPICK HOLDER
Lot # 267 - RARE PARKER AND DAVIS CUSTARD TOOTHPICK HOLDER
Very rare Alton Parker and Henry Davis jugate transfer custard glass toothpick holder. 2 ½ inches tall. Very minor wear to the transfer. An exceptionally hard piece to find for a political collector or a custard glass collector. > Item Details
MCKINLEY BANDWAGON PORTRAIT ON BOARD
Lot # 249 - MCKINLEY BANDWAGON PORTRAIT ON BOARD
A portrait of McKinley on poplar. The panel is painted in black, white and buff within a spandril of red and white stripes. White stars & "planets" are painted on the blue background at top and bottom. The unidentified artist put his initials "EAJ" at the bottom right of the portrait. A funky piece ... > Item Details
LARGE GROUP OF CIVIL WAR PAY VOUCHERS FROM COATES KINNEY
Lot # 417 - LARGE GROUP OF CIVIL WAR PAY VOUCHERS FROM COATES KINNEY
This is a lot of 78 voucher copies and account sheets from August and September 1864, from the archives of Coates Kinney, Paymaster of Volunteers, U.S. Army. The documents are in a marbled paper-covered board document box, which has protected most of them from toning and wear. Most of the person... > Item Details
HARRISON AND ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN CANES
Lot # 203 - HARRISON AND ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN CANES
Lot of 2 campaign canes consisting of an 1888 spelter bust of Benjamin Harrison and a bronzed white metal bust of Franklin Roosevelt. Both are in excellent condition. > Item Details
FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 81 - FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Ribbon from the new Republican party for the Fremont-Dayton campaign of 1856. On this pale blue ribbon, "The Pathfinder" has the "Free Soil, Free Speech, Free Press" slogan below the horse [Sullivan/Fischer JCF-36]. Some staining from mounting adhesive, but still Very Good. > Item Details
Rare Tintype of Union Winter Quarters
Lot # 312 - Rare Tintype of Union Winter Quarters
An intriguing outdoor sixth-plate tintype offering a rare candid glimpse of military life in the field. The reason for this photograph has been lost to time but an incredible wealth of detail remains frozen in the plate. The transient nature of the encampment is suggested by the haphazard layout o... > Item Details
MARTIN VAN BUREN FREE-FRANKED ENVELOPE
Lot # 473 - MARTIN VAN BUREN FREE-FRANKED ENVELOPE
The front panel of an envelope, addressed to B.J. Birtle, New York, with inked "Free" tied to "M Van Buren" with a "Free" hand stamp. Framed, together with a steel engraving of Van Buren. > Item Details
BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN PAPER BALLOTS
Lot # 199 - BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN PAPER BALLOTS
Lot of 2. A pair of graphic, 1888 Harrison ballots from Pennsylvania. One ticket stresses support for funding public schools, another recalls the first Republican president. Both fine, the example with Lincoln has two light spots at top. > Item Details
CLEVELAND-HENDRICKS CAMPAIGN SHELL BADGE
Lot # 156 - CLEVELAND-HENDRICKS CAMPAIGN SHELL BADGE
Nice 1" jugate albumen photo of the candidates in a brass shell pin, with rwb ribbon. > Item Details
Dated 1776 Powder Horn,
Lot # 299 - Dated 1776 Powder Horn,
A finely carved priming horn,circa 9.5" in length, engraved with three lines of text: "Gabril BrunD18* Horn"; " Made* in*BedFord" and "Jenunery*ye 22 1776." Two fish grace the horn, a swordfish and what appears to be a whale, along with several geometric engravings. This horn is attributed to ... > Item Details
RARE MCKINLEY METAL TAB BADGE
Lot # 233 - RARE MCKINLEY METAL TAB BADGE
Die cut lithographed red, white and blue tin shield picturing McKinley in the center. The shield is approximately 3 ½ inches by 4 inches. Very nice condition with a few spots of rust along the edge. Unusual and very hard to find. > Item Details
GROUP OF INDIANA CIVIL WAR CDVS
Lot # 346 - GROUP OF INDIANA CIVIL WAR CDVS
Lot of eight CDV’s including three wearing a similar uniform with veteran’s stripes, cuff braiding and embroidered “star” on breast of a nine button shell jacket. One private’s cartes contains a faint pencil identification that appears to read, “J A Markley Co. D 8th Ind.” This is John A. Markley ... > Item Details
LOT OF 2 SOUVENIR SHERIFF'S BADGES, 1892-93
Lot # 261 - LOT OF 2 SOUVENIR SHERIFF'S BADGES, 1892-93
A copper "sheriff's badge" inscribed "National Republican Convention. Minneapolis, 1892." Suspended from hanger marked "Souvenir." AND a similar piece with engraved portrait of cleveland in center star, outer area inscribed "Inauguration President Cleveland Washington Mar 4, 1893." Also suspended fr... > Item Details
Ponca Indian Photograph by C.M. Bell
Lot # 596 - Ponca Indian Photograph by C.M. Bell
Albumen photograph, 5 x 7", mounted on larger board of "Hairy Bear" a Ponca chief. Not signed, but attributed to Bell on the basis of studio props. Bell was a long-time Washington photographer who captured images of visiting Americana Indian delegation members (see Fleming and Richardson, 1988). ... > Item Details
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