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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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Eleven Civil War Letters,
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TAFT AND SHERMAN JUGATE TIN PLATE
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MEMPHIS, SAFFORD FAMILY CONFEDERATE ARCHIVE
Lot # 423 - MEMPHIS, SAFFORD FAMILY CONFEDERATE ARCHIVE
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Lot # 193 - UNUSUAL B. HARRISON CAMPAIGN RIBBON
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Lot # 110 - RARE JOHN WILKES BOOTH TINTYPE
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Lot # 71 - SCARCE FRANKLIN PIERCE CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Two 1852 Pierce Tokens. Both portrait medals in copper, 24mm. and 26mm., average condition. > Item Details
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Lot # 235 - WM. MCKINLEY AND WIFE MATCHED PAPERWEIGHTS
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Lot # 194 - BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN EPHEMERA
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Lot # 140 - SAMUEL TILDEN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN BALLOTS
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