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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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PAIR OF BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
Lot # 181 - PAIR OF BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
Two unusual Harrison politicals: a ribbon with affixed shield carved in MOP, one minor chip, quite folksy in appearance; together with a small flag affixed to an unusual bar that includes a photographic portrait. Both somewhat different from the more typical campaign item! > Item Details
GROUP OF 5 MCKINLEY STICK PINS
Lot # 227 - GROUP OF 5 MCKINLEY STICK PINS
McKinley Pin Group. Five items: four stickpins, one with blue and white enamel, two small profile portrait designs, one with inset photograph; together with an unusual brass badge with affixed pin. These group lots affirm the incredible diversity of campaign memorabilia issued for the 1896 election ... > 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
2 LARGE BOXED LOTS, AUTO LITERATURE 1900-1950
Lot # 546 - 2 LARGE BOXED LOTS, AUTO LITERATURE 1900-1950
One box has 25 books, mostly repair manuals for cars in the teen's and 20's, plus gems such as "A-B-C of automobile driving" (1916 edition), "Second annual report of the National Committee for Aeronautics" (1917), and "Tanks are Mighty Fine Things." Plus a box of racing and car show programs, includ... > Item Details
ORIGINAL JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION NEWSWIRE
Lot # 485 - ORIGINAL JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION NEWSWIRE
Wre service account of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. This account was saved by a radioman on the USS MT McKinley. This account begins with one of the first accounts, indicating that a shot had been fired from a nearby building (the Texas Repository) and then is... > Item Details
ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER OF THE HANGING OF A BLACK MAN
Lot # 294 - ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER OF THE HANGING OF A BLACK MAN
Miami-Union--Extra, Troy, Ohio, Friday September 17, 1880, column one "HANGED!" Terrific sheet detailing the case and public hanging of an African American, George Mitchell, found guilty of murdering his wife. Illustrated with an image of Mitchell, the gallows, and a map of the murder scene. A f... > Item Details
Rare CDV of Edwin Perrin,
Lot # 562 - Rare CDV of Edwin Perrin,
Fine cdv of Edwin Perrin, U.S. expediter sent by the Secretary of War to help arm Civil War troops in the southwest. Image probably taken in Albuquerque, January, 1862. Seated on a burro, wearing a fringed jacket, and is armed to the teeth with a bowie knife, a sword, and a carbine, plus a tin cup ... > Item Details
WILLIAM MCKINLEY LARGE TIN TRAY
Lot # 230 - WILLIAM MCKINLEY LARGE TIN TRAY
Oval tin lithographed McKinley picture tray. 13 ΒΌ inches by 16 inches with light surface scratches and some spot repair. > Item Details
Rare Thomas Edison Memorial,
Lot # 499 - Rare Thomas Edison Memorial,
McChesney, L.W. "A Light is Extinguished." 1932. Copyright by author. Inscribed, signed, and dated May 4, 1932 by author on half title. 12mo, 20pp., paper boards with cloth spine. Scattered foxing of endpapers, light toning of top edge, slight wear to ends of spine, but binding still tight. The auth... > 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
UNUSUAL GROVER CLEVELAND CEILING TIN
Lot # 162 - UNUSUAL GROVER CLEVELAND CEILING TIN
Unusual tin embossed panel bust of Grover Cleveland 14 inches by 20 inches. Original gold colored flashing worn. Some scratches to the surface and nail holes around the edge. > Item Details
Large Albumen of Capt. W.H. Mickle and Friends at Lookout Mountain
Lot # 357 - Large Albumen of Capt. W.H. Mickle and Friends at Lookout Mountain
Albumen photograph, 8.5 x 7" mounted on larger board, taken at Point Lookout, Tennessee by J.B. Linn. Identified from a tintype retained by the family and taken on the same day. From left to right the officers are: Captain Gary commanding Battery C., 1st Ohio Light Artillery (pointing), Lt. Mickl... > Item Details
LEGAL DOCUMENT WRITTEN BY ROBERT TREAT PAINE
Lot # 495 - LEGAL DOCUMENT WRITTEN BY ROBERT TREAT PAINE
Legal document on parchment, 8.5 x 13" folded, "Lovell vs. five Barrels Porter," filed Dec. 19, 1787, and signed by Robert Treat Paine, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Usual folds with some toning of same. > Item Details
Franklin Roosevelt Signed Document
Lot # 483 - Franklin Roosevelt Signed Document
DS, 1p, small folio, May 14, 1931, appointing Frank Cassidy as a captain in the New York State National Guard. Signed as Governor. Framed. > Item Details
Scarce Custer and Sitting Bull Book
Lot # 574 - Scarce Custer and Sitting Bull Book
Beede, A. McG. "Sitting Bull and Custer." Bismarck: Bismarck Tribune Co., 1913. 8vo, 50pp. in suede soft cover with gilt lettering. > Item Details
 DAWSON'S BROTHERS CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENCE
Lot # 425 - DAWSON'S BROTHERS CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENCE
Dawson Brothers Papers, 1858-1892. ca.110 items. The Civil War was fought by communities -- soldiers raised locally fighting soldiers from other communities, each maintaining contact with their communities at home. Jennett Dawson was a patient young woman from Washington County, Iowa, who opene... > Item Details
RARE FREMONT-LINCOLN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 216 - RARE FREMONT-LINCOLN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Republican ribbon, most likely from a campaign at the turn-of-the century, noting the owner had voted for the first Republican to seek the presidency, John Charles Fremont, and then voted for Standard-bearer of the Party in '60 and '64 -- the first elected Republican, Lincoln. Blue on cream, a few l... > Item Details
Great Group of Colorado Flat Mount Stereoviews
Lot # 610 - Great Group of Colorado Flat Mount Stereoviews
Lot of 41 cabinet sized, and one regular views. All scenic, by various makers, including Chamberlain, Chase, Collier, Gurnsey, Luke and Wheeler, Nast and Martin, Nims. Oldroyd, Weitfle, Wilson, and others. Many of Garden of Gods, others of Rockies. A veritable potpourri! > Item Details
TINTYPES OF STREET VENDOR AND AN
Lot # 17 - TINTYPES OF STREET VENDOR AND AN "INDIAN"
Lot of 2, cdv-sized tintypes. One a great pose of a salesman or street vendor holding a bundle of books, with another open in his hand; a basket rests on the studio floor partially filled with paper. The other image is of woman dressed in an Iroquoian Indian costume. > Item Details
A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot # 398 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot of 4,albumen images each 12.5 x 9.25" mounted on larger boards. Each represents a different perspective, or bird's eye view of the Union railroad yard at Alexandria, Virginia, three probably taken from the top of the roundhouse, one from the second floor of atrack-side building. Includes: "Al... > Item Details
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