Lot 19    

LOT OF TINTYPES AND CABINET CARDS, INCLUDING POST MORTEM
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Lot of 9, including 2 tintypes, one with a gentleman wearing his Sunday best, holding a pistol across his chest. PLUS a postmortem cdv with Blosser backmark. PLUS 6 cabinet cards, 3 identified as Jane Mitchell, Charlie Greg, and Grace Wilson. Backmarks of Lingo (2) (Uniontown, PA); Winkler (St. Louis, MO), Porter (Connelsville, PA) and Emerson (Keokuk, IA). Most show minor foxing, post mortem light.
Est $100 - $150
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LOT OF CIVIL WAR COVERS
Lot # 390 - LOT OF CIVIL WAR COVERS
Lot of 10 covers, most with portraits, some campaign-like in their tone. Covers include Banks, Butler, McClellan, Douglas (2 different),Ben Franklin ("A Northern Man with Union Principles"), E.E. Ellsworth (Fire Zouaves), Fremont (2 different), and Winfield Scott (2 different, 1 with matching statio... > Item Details
HAYES CAMPAIGN TOKENS PLUS
Lot # 135 - HAYES CAMPAIGN TOKENS PLUS
Lot of 4. A fine Rutherford B. Hayes Group. A cdv, two tokens -- one with side-by-side jugate portraits, together with a rare, silvered, hollow shell-badge, pin no longer present. A nice group from 1876. > Item Details
HENRY CLAY HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH
Lot # 55 - HENRY CLAY HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH
This lithograph is entitled "Henry Clay of Kentucky," and was published by N. Currier in 1844 to coincide with the presidential election. 10 x 14", extensive hand-coloring in emerald, yellow, burgundy and two shades of blue. Minor foxing of border, damp stain at bottom. In period mahogany frame. > Item Details
Rare Bedford Forrest Cavalry Badge
Lot # 445 - Rare Bedford Forrest Cavalry Badge
A desirable Confederate vets ladder-type badge from the Forrest Cavalry Corps. Gilded brass and aluminum, circa 1900 or so. > Item Details
GAR DELEGATE BADGE, PHILLY ENCAMPMENT
Lot # 451 - GAR DELEGATE BADGE, PHILLY ENCAMPMENT
Gilded brass, white metal and enamel, 4.75" total length, on RWB ribbon. Issued to delegates to the 33rd GAR encampment held in Philadelphia, in 1890. Features the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the PA state seal. In original paste-board box. > Item Details
HARRISON & MORTON PAPER BANDANNA
Lot # 206 - HARRISON & MORTON PAPER BANDANNA
A true rarity, a paper bandanna for Harrison and Morton. Portraits of the candidates within wreaths and patriotic emblems are surrounded by the slogans: "Republican Nominees. Protect Your Home. Protect Your Industry. No Free Trade 1888." Inscribed below "Keep & Co. Campaign Novelties, 50 Bond St., N... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Ute Squaw and  Papoose by Savage
Lot # 605 - Cabinet Card of Ute Squaw and Papoose by Savage
Albumen cabinet photograph by Charles R. Savage of Salt Lake. Titled in negative "Indian Cradle Ute Tribe," and with inked inscription on verso "Chief Wooly Head's Wife and Child." > Item Details
Buffalo Bill Poster,
Lot # 619 - Buffalo Bill Poster,
A poster for the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show, featuring Chief Iron Tail. The poster shows an Indian Chief in a feather war bonnet on a background printed to look like fringed leather. Printed by The Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cincinnati, OH. Poster is 20.5 x 28", and has recently been professionally... > Item Details
GREAT TAFT JUGATE CAMPAIGN PAPERWEIGHT
Lot # 236 - GREAT TAFT JUGATE CAMPAIGN PAPERWEIGHT
Taft and Sherman paperweight made by Graeser Mfg. Co. Pittsburgh. Very nice bold graphics with milk glass back. Great condition. > Item Details
GARFIELD INAUGURAL BALL PROGRAM
Lot # 143 - GARFIELD INAUGURAL BALL PROGRAM
Handsome 4.5" x 6" program for the Garfield-Arthur "Inauguration Ball -- March 4th, 1881." The 16 pp. booklet is chromolithographed in bright colors, and bound with a purple cord and tassel. The interior pages list all the committees and detail the program, including the U.S. Marine Band conducted b... > Item Details
FINE CONFEDERATE CDV ALBUM
Lot # 348 - FINE CONFEDERATE CDV ALBUM
An album found in Kentucky containing 34 cdvs of Confederate notables, including and outstanding protrait of Simon B. Buckner by Klauber of Louisville; Llyod Tilghman by Anthony;Jefferson and Varina Davis, R.E. Lee in regular U.S. uniform; Fitzhugh Lee; Stonewall Jackson (early portrait w/out beard)... > Item Details
Cabinet Sized Photo of Wild West Show Cowgirls
Lot # 629 - Cabinet Sized Photo of Wild West Show Cowgirls
Silver gelatin photograph, 5.75 x 3.75" mounted on slightly larger paper stock. With penciled Id on verso "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show c. 1907. Juanita and Ethyele Parry, Martha Allen." The Parry sisters were well-known performers, and Martha Allen was a star cowgirl. > Item Details
BLAINE & LOGAN CAMPAIGN BANDANA
Lot # 179 - BLAINE & LOGAN CAMPAIGN BANDANA
A rare campaign glazed cotton bandana, 18 x 18". This piece has black portraits of "James G. Blaine" and "John A. Logan" in the center with a decorative border in grey with diamonds, state seals and stars. An unusual piece, the first we've ever seen. Very good condition except for minor stains below... > Item Details
Jackson Brothers CDV of Indians,
Lot # 557 - Jackson Brothers CDV of Indians,
An early (1868-70) image with Jackson Brothers Omaha imprint. Identified in crayon on recto as "Red Cloud and Daughter at Home." He wears a buffalo robe, she is bare-breasted, a rarity among Western American Indian images. Not to be confused with THE Red Cloud of Oglalla Sioux fame. > Item Details
LOT OF 2, DIFFERENT VIEWS OF CAPT. WM. WHEELER, 13TH NY BATTERY (KIA MARIETTA)
Lot # 337 - LOT OF 2, DIFFERENT VIEWS OF CAPT. WM. WHEELER, 13TH NY BATTERY (KIA MARIETTA)
The earlier published view without bm is signed “Lieut. Wm. Wheeler 1861” with a later pencil notation, “ami of Grandpa Mickle.” The later view of Wheeler by “Whitney & Paradise, NY., late of Brady’s New York & Washington Galleries” contains a somber dedication to a fallen comrade on verso. Wrote M... > Item Details
LOT OF 2 CDVS, MAJOR P. FOX, 1ST MICHIGAN E&M AND SON J.N. FOX, 1ST MICHIGAN E&M
Lot # 336 - LOT OF 2 CDVS, MAJOR P. FOX, 1ST MICHIGAN E&M AND SON J.N. FOX, 1ST MICHIGAN E&M
Both cartes without bm and identified in period ink on verso. Perrin V. Fox enlisted as a private and by war’s end had risen to brevet Colonel of the specialist 1st Michigan Engineers. Sixteen-year old Newton Fox joined his father’s regiment in 1864 and earned the chevrons of a Sergeant Major. Bo... > Item Details
BRECKENRIDGE- LANE CAMPAIGN DONUT
Lot # 96 - BRECKENRIDGE- LANE CAMPAIGN DONUT
Superb large 1" plus donut ferro in silver shell with attached portion of original ribbon. > Item Details
BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN JUGATE CHARM
Lot # 191 - BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN JUGATE CHARM
Harrison Charm. Sullivan/DeWitt #1888-50, 33 x 28mm., gilt brass shell with glass covered portraits. Some age and discoloration to Harrison and Morton cardboards, eagle shell quite fine. > Item Details
MUSCLE SHOALS DAM PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA
Lot # 32 - MUSCLE SHOALS DAM PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA
39.silver gelatin photographs, 8 x 10", of the construction of Wilson Dam, Muscle Shoals, AL. Also included are USGS topographic map (1916 version) of dam area (Muscle Shoals Quad), several pages from "The Dam Dealy News" from 1927 and 1928, plus Christmas greetings from the dam for the above years,... > Item Details
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