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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R.B. HAYES CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Lot # 132 - R.B. HAYES CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Bold, 26mm. gilt brass shell with a cardboard depicting the 1876 Republican candidate. Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822-93) became President after the ruling of an Electoral Commission that arguably "stole" the election from Samuel J. Tilden. A fine specimen. > Item Details
GREAT POLITICAL FLAMBEAU TORCH
Lot # 277 - GREAT POLITICAL FLAMBEAU TORCH
Parade torch patented 1880 Shaler style with separate spout and mouthpiece for sawdust. Tin mouthpiece is approximately 5 inches long. The mouth piece was used to blow the sawdust through and cause the flames to flare from the three burner top. Cap for oil spout missing. > Item Details
JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON AND COVERS
Lot # 80 - JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON AND COVERS
An example of Sullivan/Fischer #JCF-36, black on white, one small stain at right edge; together with two fine patriotic covers. > Item Details
CDV Album of Brown Water Navy Officers
Lot # 369 - CDV Album of Brown Water Navy Officers
An uncommon subject matter comprising an album and loose CDVs belonging to Peter Hartwig. There are twenty-five uniformed cartes including seven identified individuals with a lithograph of a warship. The album appears to be a mid-war assembly by an unknown naval officer, possibly Engineer Hartwig, a... > Item Details
Jackson Brothers CDV of Indian Women,
Lot # 558 - Jackson Brothers CDV of Indian Women,
An early (1868-70), candid image of two women seated before a shade, sorting what appear to be berries (chokecherries?), forelegs of buffalo or other large bovine (with hooves attached) drape over the framework behind them. With their Omaha imprint on verso. > Item Details
WAR DATE AUTOGRAPHED O.O. HOWARD CIVIL WAR LETTER
Lot # 419 - WAR DATE AUTOGRAPHED O.O. HOWARD CIVIL WAR LETTER
A 2pp. ALS by O.O. Howard, Maj. Gen. U.S. Army, Dept. of the Tennessee, plus envelope to Lieut. Col. Geo. H. Hildt, 30th OVVI, 1st Brig. 2nd Div. Upper left corner of envelope marked "Private", lower left "Fa__d by Capt. Schaefer." Letter (General Field Orders No. 16) dated Sept. 9, 1864, when Howar... > Item Details
A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot # 403 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot of 6 albumen photographs, ranging in size from 9 x 12.5" to 11.25 x 15" all mounted on larger board, several with Russell's blindstamp. Scenes taken in an around the District of Columbia and Georgetown. Includes the following: "View Taken from N.H. Whiton's Residence (Looking South); Loo... > Item Details
WILSON
Lot # 278 - WILSON "TEDDY" BEAR
Jointed, white mohair bear with padded paws and feet. Red, white and blue ribbon around his neck and hanging from the .75" multicolored celluloid pinback button on his chest. The button reads, "Rebuilding the World" and the ribbon hanging from it reads "Wilson" in black letters. Probably issued duri... > Item Details
HENRY CLAY MOURNING RIBBON
Lot # 58 - HENRY CLAY MOURNING RIBBON
One of the prettiest designed Clay ribbons. A clean example of Sullivan/Fischer #HC-9, with the figure of "America" surrounded by images representing commerce, industry, shipping and agriculture. Quite bright and clean. > Item Details
Important War of 1812 Correspondence From Ohio
Lot # 302 - Important War of 1812 Correspondence From Ohio
Elijah Wadsworth Papers. 1807-1866, 26 items. A Major General in the Militia from the turn of the century, Elijah Wadsworth had the responsibility of organizing the defenses of northern Ohio after the disastrous defeat of Isaac Hull near Detroit left the region vulnerable. For his troubles in rous... > 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
1890s Furniture Trade Catalog
Lot # 514 - 1890s Furniture Trade Catalog
The Robert Mitchell Furniture Company, catalog of household furniture, Cincinnati, folio in horizontal format, over 144pp., printed paper wraps, lithographed illustrations. Covers and several pages front & back separated, some paper loss, especially covers, pages somewhat brittle with light toning. > Item Details
LINCOLN-HAMLIN CAMPAIGN FLAG
Lot # 85 - LINCOLN-HAMLIN CAMPAIGN FLAG
Lincoln-Hamlin Campaign Flag. Blue legend on white stripe reading “For President Abraham Lincoln For Vice President Hannibal Hamlin”. This 11 ¾ inch by 8 ½ inch 1860 campaign piece with 33 stars in the field of blue is attached to a 23 inch wooden stick. A small hole ¾ inch from the top near the f... > Item Details
FRANKLIN PIERCE PIPE
Lot # 84 - FRANKLIN PIERCE PIPE
Made of glazed red clay, this pipe is in the form of a head. On either side of the stem are raised letters "President Frank Pierce." (1853-1857) Pierce material is scarce, especially 3-D items. > Item Details
W.S. HANCOCK CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 154 - W.S. HANCOCK CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Three above-average specimens, examples of DeWitt #1880-3, 4, and 5. Two include roosters on verso, the other a clover leaf. All three are 25mm., one in white metal, two in brass. None show much wear or rubbing, one has light vertigre, each retains a great deal of the original lustre. > Item Details
Civil War General Orders Ordering the Evacuation  of Atlanta
Lot # 360 - Civil War General Orders Ordering the Evacuation of Atlanta
Lot of 2 field press GO's relating to the fall of Atlanta. The Special Field Order No 67, September 4, 1863 "In the Field Near Atlanta" announces the immediate evacuation of the city save for Union military personnel, and further instructing the Chief Quartermaster to appropriate all buildings and... > Item Details
Rare Boxed Set of Children Stereoviews
Lot # 26 - Rare Boxed Set of Children Stereoviews
A book-boxed set and accompanying book of 18 stereographs "Real Children in Many Lands" by Underwood and Underwood, 1905. Views are not sequentially numbered, as is typical of boxed sets, but all match with the U&U guide book, which is 222 pages in length (incredibly long considering only 18 views ... > Item Details
(Lot 275A) RARE POSTER ASSOCIATING FDR & TRUMAN WITH THE KKK
Lot # 275 - (Lot 275A) RARE POSTER ASSOCIATING FDR & TRUMAN WITH THE KKK
This 2-color poster is 28 x 41.5", and has been professionally restored and mounted on linen. It has caricature drawings of FDR with an arm over the shoulder of a hooded man with "Truman" on the robe. FDR's balloon reads "I should be very happy to run with Harry Truman. He'll bring real strength to ... > Item Details
Currier and Ives Lincoln Political Cartoon
Lot # 109 - Currier and Ives Lincoln Political Cartoon
Political Lithograph by Currier & Ives, NY, 1860. This cartoon depicts Douglas & Johnson as mules hitched to one side of the Democratic wagon, and Breckenridge & Lane hitched to the other, pulling the Democratic party in opposite directions. Unfortunately, the wagon is on a railroad track, and the R... > Item Details
CDV OF MAJOR JOHN A. REYNOLDS, 1ST LIGHT ARTY.
Lot # 333 - CDV OF MAJOR JOHN A. REYNOLDS, 1ST LIGHT ARTY.
No bm. Ink-signed on recto “Respectfully Yours J.A. Reynolds Maj. NY Arty.” Reynolds first commanded Battery L of the 1st NYLA before promotion to Major in March 1863. He ultimately became Chief of 20th Corps artillery serving through the final campaign in the Carolina’s. CDV verso contains penn... > Item Details
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