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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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JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, TWO YOUNG MEN
Lot # 7 - JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, TWO YOUNG MEN
Great sixth plate in complete wooden case, identified in Japanese characters as "Meiji 18, Inoue age 28 and Imai age 27. > Item Details
GEORGE B. MCCLELLAN CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 97 - GEORGE B. MCCLELLAN CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot of 3. Three pieces: DeWitt #1864-7, 34mm. in copper, quite clean with nice relief; #1864-10 in white metal, 32mm., as usually found; and #1864-8 in copper, 34mm., a better than average specimen with lovely patina. An extremely nice group. > Item Details
HARRISON-MORTON CAMPAIGN JUGATE SHELL BADGE
Lot # 192 - HARRISON-MORTON CAMPAIGN JUGATE SHELL BADGE
Blaine/Logan Pin. Similar to Sullivan/DeWitt #JAL-4, this brass shell pin, 45 x 40mm., includes a jugate cardboard with co-joined portraits of the 1884 candidates. Another tough political. > Item Details
Bound Volume of Civil War Era Sheet Music
Lot # 393 - Bound Volume of Civil War Era Sheet Music
Folio, cloth boards with gilded leather backstrip and corners. A fine volume containing ca. 37 printed titles and a number in manuscript form. Several with illustrated covers, including "General McClellan's Grand March," "Tribute to Ellsworth," "The Irish Mother's Lament," and "Dixe for the Union... > Item Details
CDV OF ARMED Private John K. Messmore, 99th OVI
Lot # 343 - CDV OF ARMED Private John K. Messmore, 99th OVI
Anonymous cartes of Messmore with period pencil identification on verso. Armed with a M1842 musket and full leather gear Messmore, of Company D., enlisted in June 1862 and transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in October 1864 finally mustering out in June 1865. Raised in Lima, Ohio the 99th OVI... > Item Details
SPECTACULAR CDV OF DRUMMER JOHNNY CLEM
Lot # 340 - SPECTACULAR CDV OF DRUMMER JOHNNY CLEM "THE DRUMMER BOY OF SHILOH"
Absolutely pristine 1863 view of celebrity Sergeant John Lincoln Clem by “Schwing & Rudd.” Verso bears an ink inscription in Mickle’s hand giving an interesting contemporary account of Clem’s status and disposition. It reads, “Sarg’t Johnny Clem. Shot a Rebel officer & was presented with a badge ... > Item Details
RARE MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE
Lot # 387 - RARE MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE
A 17 x 24" broadside with "Regulations and Executive and Official Orders, Governing the Purchase of Products in Insurrectionary States." It includes not only orders from President Lincoln, but also Secretaries of Treasury, War, Navy, etc., most orders dated in the fall of 1864. "Printed and for Sale... > 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
STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 92 - STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN TOKENS
1860 Token Group. Three medals: two in support of Stephen Douglas, DeWitt #1860-1 in white metal, 40mm., light crazing in field with tip of nose depressed, and DeWitt #1860-13 in brass, 25mm; together with a clean example of JBELL #1860-4 with high relief portraits of John Bell on one side, his runn... > Item Details
William McKinley Crewelwork Table Cover
Lot # 239 - William McKinley Crewelwork Table Cover
William McKinley machine made lace cloth approximately 30 inches square. Bust of McKinley in the center . Top of the cloth has been sewn to accommodate a rod for hanging. VG. > Item Details
FINE JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 79 - FINE JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Fremont campaign ribbon from the "great pathfinder's" 1856 bid for the presidency. A nice, somewhat different, piece, a lovely blue on very thin silk. Sullivan/Fischer #JCF-7, but a hint of age. > Item Details
HORATIO SEYMOUR PAPER PHOTO IN SHELL
Lot # 126 - HORATIO SEYMOUR PAPER PHOTO IN SHELL
Gem-sized, brass-matted albumen of Horatio Seymour, Democratic candidate for President against U.S. Grant in 1868. As noted in the Dictionary of American Biography, "A man of dignity and integrity, he (Seymour) failed practically as a statesman, largely because of his gentlemanly scorn for extreme o... > Item Details
Buffalo Bill Program,
Lot # 622 - Buffalo Bill Program,
"Buffalo Bill Bids You Good Bye." In 1910, just 2 years after merging with Pawnee Bill, Cody began his series of farewell tours, this program from Boston. Probably from 1912 or a few years thereafter, since there are Willys-Overland ads inside, W-O was formed in 1912, and the last Wild West Show was... > Item Details
CONFEDERATE  ARCHIVE, 9th KENTUCKY CAVALRY
Lot # 421 - CONFEDERATE ARCHIVE, 9th KENTUCKY CAVALRY
John M. Porter Papers, 1862-1865. 32 ALsS, pocket diary (1864) The son of a Presbyterian minister from Kentucky, John M. Porter was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in Co. E of the 9th Kentucky Cavalry Confederate, serving in the western theatre. His service in the field was curtailed, however, whe... > Item Details
Hand-colored Currier & Ives of 54th MA. (Colored) Regmt.
Lot # 388 - Hand-colored Currier & Ives of 54th MA. (Colored) Regmt.
Hand-colored lithograph entitled "The Gallant Charge of the fifty Fourth Massachusetts (Colored) Regiment. On the Rebel Works at Fort Wagner; Morris Island near Charlestosn, July 18th, 1863, and death of Colonel Robt. G. Shaw." Framed and matted under glass, 9 x 12" visible. Light toning, 1 possible... > Item Details
RARE BOXING TICKET FOR WILLARD-DEMPSEY FIGHT
Lot # 554 - RARE BOXING TICKET FOR WILLARD-DEMPSEY FIGHT
Ticket, c. 2.5 x 5", to "Boxing Exhibition - 12 Rounds / Under the auspices of the Toledo Athletic Club, Toledo, Ohio / Willard--Dempsey / July 4th, 1919 / Inner Circle / Admit One / Westside Entrance / War Tax Included." Red print under center part, "$40.00." Verso has engraved design with eagle ... > Item Details
JAMES MONROE, LAND GRANT DOCUMENT, SIGNED, 1843
Lot # 469 - JAMES MONROE, LAND GRANT DOCUMENT, SIGNED, 1843
Partially printed DS by James Monroe as President. Vellum land grant for state of Indiana, 10 March 1823. > 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
MCCLELLAN CAMPAIGN BADGE
Lot # 99 - MCCLELLAN CAMPAIGN BADGE
Large 1.25 x 1" brass shell containing albumen photograph of Little Mac. Tough to find in this size. > Item Details
BRADY CIVIL WAR SIGNAL CORP PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot # 404 - BRADY CIVIL WAR SIGNAL CORP PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot of 3 duplicate albumen images of the United States Signal Corps camp of instruction near Georgetown, D.C. One 14 x 10" mounted on larger board with hand-inked border and title, the others unmounted (9 x 13.5 and 9 x 14.5"). Not signed, but by Brady or one of his operators. An early war ima... > Item Details
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