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 # 181 - PAIR OF BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
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Lot # 550 - WILLIAM PAGE LOT
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Three 1896 ribbons from related trade groups: the Clothiers' Legion, the Cotton Exchange, and the Dry Goods Association. All printed in gold, two on dark blue, each appearing quite fresh and clean with original pins intact. > Item Details
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Lot # 95 - SCARCE BRECKENRIDGE AND LANE FERRO
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Lot # 40 - J.Q. ADAMS SPEECH ON SATIN
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Lot # 123 - LOT OF 3 GREELEY CDVs
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ANDREW JACKSON NOTIONS BOX
Lot # 44 - ANDREW JACKSON NOTIONS BOX
This cardboard box has a hand-colored engraving of "Andrew Jackson" under glass on the lid. The portrait of Jackson is based on Ralph E.W. Earl's painting of "Andrew Jackson at the Hermitage 1830" which was published as a print in 1832 by Bufford and Pendleton of Boston. The box is 4 x 4.5 x 1.5", c... > Item Details
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Lot # 45 - GREAT GROUP OF ANDREW JACKSON "HARD TIMES"' TOKENS
Group of Hard Times Tokens. Eight medals dating to financial panic of 1837-8, these "substitute" coins were made to imitate and ridicule the Administration while mimicking gold and silver currency of the day. All are 28mm and show expected age and dark patina. A nice collection. > 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
NEAT MCKINLEY AND BRYAN POLITICAL PUZZLE
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Ornamental Metals 1920s Trade Catalog
Lot # 515 - Ornamental Metals 1920s Trade Catalog
Catalog for the Wm. H. Jackson Company, NY City, folio in horizontal format, 220pp., cloth cover with gilt lettering, illustrated with photographs. Some damp staining and mold damage to cover, else very good condition. > Item Details
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Lot # 517 - Elkhart Carriages 1904 Trade Catalog
Lot of 2. Includes catalog from 1904, 8vo horizontal format, 240pp., printed paper wraps. The back cover is missing, slight damage to spine, damp stain affecting the bottom of page for first half of catalog, some insect damage to last dozen or so pages not affecting print, otherwise inner pages in v... > Item Details
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Hand-colored lithograph depicting British "evils" in the first third of the 19th century, including the burning of the Caroline by Canadian rebels (under Royal Navy command) in U.S. waters. This incident fueled anti-British feelings in the (still disputed) northeast for years. Published by H.R. Robi... > Item Details
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