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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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Lot # 72 - POSTER OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR 1856
Campaign chart depicting all of the candidates for president and vice president for 1856. Issued as a supplement for the NYC newspaper "Brother Jonathan" and given away by them as a "memento of the Christmas Holidays." Central column of advertising messages from the publisher. Each portrait is conta... > Item Details
Elkhart Carriages 1904 Trade Catalog
Lot # 517 - Elkhart Carriages 1904 Trade Catalog
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RARE JOHN WILKES BOOTH TINTYPE
Lot # 110 - RARE JOHN WILKES BOOTH TINTYPE
Anonymous, cdv-sized tintype in Civil War style cream mount, with cancelled two cent revenue stamp on verso. Probably copied from a paper cdv, have not seen this in either format before. A rare pose for Booth. > Item Details
GREAT GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot # 225 - GREAT GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot of 5.Group of five (5) McKinley studs from 1896: one sepia jugate, three multicolored celluloids, and a black stud with gold detailing of an eagle and the candidates' names. Quite a fine collection. > Item Details
FINE GROUP OF B. HARRISON CAMPAIGN PINS
Lot # 183 - FINE GROUP OF B. HARRISON CAMPAIGN PINS
Lot of 4 Harrison Campaign items: a military eagle pin; a brass "H & M" stickpin; a small beaver hat charm; and the classic whisk-broom pin with attached photograph. Nice. > 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
Con Price-Inscribed, <i>Trails I Rode</i>
Lot # 576 - Con Price-Inscribed, Trails I Rode
Price, Con. "Trails I Rode. Memories of Old Cowboy Days and Charlie Russell." Trail's End Publishing. 1947. Illustrated by Charles M. Russell. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the title page. > Item Details
CURRIER & IVES -- JOHN L. SULLIVAN
Lot # 552 - CURRIER & IVES -- JOHN L. SULLIVAN
Hand-tinted lithograph of "John L. Sullivan, Champion Pugilist of the World." 1883, Currier & Ives. Framed and matted under glass, approx. 7.5 x 11" visible. Minor toning and soil or adhesive stain on lower edge. Not removed from frame for examination. > 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
Masonic Supplies Trade Catalog
Lot # 510 - Masonic Supplies Trade Catalog
Catalog of "Masonic Blue Lodge Supplies," Pettibone Bros. Mfg. Co., Cincinnati. 4to, 112pp., printed paper wraps. Some toning of spine and front cover, slight damage to spine and corners of covers, inner pages fine, some notes regarding price changes pencilled on several pages. > Item Details
HENRY CLAY CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 52 - HENRY CLAY CAMPAIGN RIBBON
"Henry Clay, The People's Choice" campaign ribbon. A larger piece than usually seen specimen, 3 x 7.5" on very light green silk, a few minor dampstains and horizontal crease at middle, trimmed slightly at the top, a classic design. Sullivan/Fischer #HC-48. > Item Details
Tintype of Civil War  Enlisted Man in Greatcoat
Lot # 308 - Tintype of Civil War Enlisted Man in Greatcoat
This unvarnished sixth-plate tintype recorded an unidentified private of short stature wearing a coarse textured infantry pattern overcoat. His import .69 caliber musket, at relax-arms, is nearly the same height. The kepi bears an obsolete M1832 brass eagle plate but no regimental numerals or lett... > Item Details
1844 SILK RIBBON FROM NJ WHIG DELEGATION
Lot # 49 - 1844 SILK RIBBON FROM NJ WHIG DELEGATION
Black & white silk ribbon, 2.5 x 7". "New Jersey Whig Delegation to the National Convention 2nd May 1844" above and below the central image of the state seal of New Jersey. This was the convention in Baltimore that nominated Henry Clay. Near Mint condition. > Item Details
BUTLER CAMPAIGN PLAQUE
Lot # 180 - BUTLER CAMPAIGN PLAQUE
Hanging plaque with raise profile of Benjamin Butler, the Greenback-Labor Candidate for President in 1884. 4 x 5.5" with ring attachment on verso, listed in DeWitt as BB-1884-1. Lead with copper finish. > Item Details
Papers Relating to Capt. W. H. Mickle's Civil War Appointments
Lot # 355 - Papers Relating to Capt. W. H. Mickle's Civil War Appointments
William H. Mickle, 134th New York Infantry, Official Documents, 1863-1865. 13 items. Official documents, most with printed letterhead, detailing William H. Mickle, Lieutenant in the 134th New York, to duty. The collection includes two special field orders from the Dept. of the Cumberland (for l... > Item Details
Id'd Civil War Colt  Saddle Holsters, 11th KANSAS
Lot # 351 - Id'd Civil War Colt Saddle Holsters, 11th KANSAS
Polished leather saddle holsters for a large caliber revolver, likely the Colt Army model. Descended directly in the family of Josiah M. Hubbard. Lacking the revolvers, which according to family tradition, were disposed of long ago. Hubbard, a Middletown, Connecticut native emigrated to Waubans... > Item Details
CDV OF MAJOR T. S. OSBORN, 1ST NY LIGHT ARTY.
Lot # 332 - CDV OF MAJOR T. S. OSBORN, 1ST NY LIGHT ARTY.
Cartes by “Hart’s Gallery, Watertown, NY.” and signed “T.W. Osborn Col.” in his hand on verso. Osborn originally commanded Battery D, 1st NYLA before promotion to Major in March 1863. Subsequently, he was Chief of 11th Corps artillery at Gettysburg and later O.O. Howard’s 4th Corps artillery durin... > Item Details
CLEVELAND PHOTO WITH SIGNATURE CARD
Lot # 164 - CLEVELAND PHOTO WITH SIGNATURE CARD
A professional (C.M. Bell) silver print of Grover Cleveland on heavy stock with scalloped, gilt edges, 4.25 x 6.5". The calling card is signed by Cleveland and dated July 17, '84, before his first term as President (1885-89, 1893 - 97). Framed together in 8.25 x 13.25" frame, under glass. Some tonin... > 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
GAR REPRESENTATIVE BADGE -- ROCHESTER ENCAMPMENT
Lot # 448 - GAR REPRESENTATIVE BADGE -- ROCHESTER ENCAMPMENT
Issued to Representatives to the 45th National Encampment held in Rochester, NY, Aug. 21-26, 1911. Enameled bronze on silk ribbon, 6.5" total length. Sorry vets, don't recognize the General on the hanger! In original printed paste-board box. > Item Details
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