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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A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS OF SMASHED CAISSONS
Lot # 397 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS OF SMASHED CAISSONS
Lot of 2 albumen photographs, 9.25 x 13" mounted on larger boards. A pair of identical images, taken in the aftermath of the Union assault on Fredricksburg, showning the artillery caissons and dead horses. > Item Details
Early Cattleman's Association Badge
Lot # 617 - Early Cattleman's Association Badge
Neat white metal badge in shape of a frying pan, w/raised lettering for the Stockmen's Association meeting in Amarillo, Texas, April 5-7, 1910. Handle with "Panhandle." > Item Details
FINE ROOSEVELT AND FAIRBANKS CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 269 - FINE ROOSEVELT AND FAIRBANKS CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Roosevelt and Fairbanks 1904 campaign bandanna. ( Mate to item #796 ) Classic design. Condition is faded and the bandanna shows light staining throughout. Note: a more serious stain near the bottom left edge. > Item Details
Leadville Mining Map,
Lot # 582 - Leadville Mining Map,
Chromolithographed map of the "Leadville Mining District," copyright 1901 by Chas. F. Saunders, printed by Denver Litho. Co., 32 x 44". This map shows claims in color for dozens of mining companies, including Big Evans, Boston, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Sedalia, Cloud City, Omega, Valentine, Mammoth, K... > Item Details
Two Tintypes of Id'd 4th WI Light Artilleryman
Lot # 318 - Two Tintypes of Id'd 4th WI Light Artilleryman
A pair of sixth-plate tintypes taken at the same sitting and identified with period ink inscriptions pinned to the pillow as “Dr. Harrison Daniel Bullard of Delevan, Wisc.” showing Bullard wearing the caduceus chevrons of a hospital steward. Bullard is shown in the armed view with an M1840 NCO swor... > Item Details
SLAVE BILL OF SALE
Lot # 289 - SLAVE BILL OF SALE
Large 8vo, 1p, 184_. Receipt for the sale of Juliet, "about twenty two years age….sound in mind and body, a slave for life…" Signed B.H. Dockery & Co." From the papers of A.O. Harris, Memphis, Tennessee > Item Details
SUPER MCKINLEY-HOBART JUGATE RIBBON
Lot # 212 - SUPER MCKINLEY-HOBART JUGATE RIBBON
Gorgeous McKinley and Hobart jugate celluloid medallion affixed to a multicolored ribbon with crossed, embossed flags, gold fringe, suspended from a a tin shell ribbon bar with a celluloid insert. Similar to Sullivan/Fischer #WBM-24, this Whitehead & Hoag ribbon (detailed label affixed to verso) iss... > Item Details
STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN FERRO
Lot # 91 - STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN FERRO
Douglas and Johnson "back-to-back" Ferro, DeWitt #1860-38. A solid example (the hollow shell being #1860-39), 25mm., minor vertigre on metal frame, small loss to portrait of Herschel Vespasian Johnson. > Item Details
Brush and Wire Goods 1910 Trade Catalog
Lot # 519 - Brush and Wire Goods 1910 Trade Catalog
Catalog of The Bromwell Brush and Wire Goods Co., Cincinnati, 1910, 8vo, 76pp., soft cloth cover with gilt lettering, lithographed illustrations. Some rodent/insect damage to cover, does not affect inner pages, minor toning of bound edge of pages. > Item Details
Early Photographic Trade Catalogs
Lot # 30 - Early Photographic Trade Catalogs
lot of 3. Includes 1898 "Photographic Apparatus" from Rochester (NY) Optical Co., 8vo, 84pp., paper wraps. Cover partially separated, some soil & toning of cover, pages fine. PLUS "Photographic Advice" from Scoville & Adams Co. (NY, NY), c. 1900-1910, 12mo horizontal format, includes a few photo rep... > Item Details
Gas Fixtures 1870s Trade Catalog
Lot # 513 - Gas Fixtures 1870s Trade Catalog
57 loose plates from a Mitchell, Vance & Co. gas fixtures catalog, including a page of gas cigar lighters. Most have applied strips to binding edge and amateur repairs to back, but still suitable for framing. Some pages have ghosts of other pages visible, most have some foxing and damp stains, but s... > Item Details
PAPER LINCOLN PARADE FLAG
Lot # 86 - PAPER LINCOLN PARADE FLAG
A small, 3.5 x 4.25", paper parade flag in red, white and black. Promotional item distributed by Wanamaker & Brown, Phila. Flag was rolled a short distance around its stick in the past, some wrinkles and toning along that edge, about 1/3" from stick. > Item Details
MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR AND OTHER  EPHEMERA
Lot # 491 - MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR AND OTHER EPHEMERA
Lot of 6 pieces of ephemera from the A.O. Harris family of Memphis, Tennessee. Includes coated stock business card from Harris, Hunt & Co., Cotton Brokers; a yellow stock Visitor's Ticket to the Memphis Cotton Exchange for 12 days in August, 1875; a small printed menu for the "First Annual Revel of ... > Item Details
TILDEN-HENDRICKS CLEAN SWEEP PIN
Lot # 138 - TILDEN-HENDRICKS CLEAN SWEEP PIN
A wonderful rarity from the disputed election of 1876! A hollow shell badge in the form of a broomstick embossed with "Tilden & Hendricks" and "Reform." Coppered brass, 41mm. in length, original pin intact, one of the finest specimens of DeWitt #1876-13 we've seen. > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Peter Hartwig, Brown Water Navy Engineer
Lot # 368 - Civil War Archive of Peter Hartwig, Brown Water Navy Engineer
Archive of Peter Hartwig, Chief Engineer of the "U.S.S. Governor Torrence," Mississippi Squadron. Like many men living along the Ohio River, Peter Hartwig, of Newport, Kentucky, found employment in the steamboat trade, joining the "Grand Union Association of Western and Southern Engineers" as a mem... > 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
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
McKINLEY-ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN HEADBAND
Lot # 254 - McKINLEY-ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN HEADBAND
A very rare piece of campaign ephemera, a light cardstock headband with jugate images of McKinley and Roosevelt in blue ink. The headband that slips through slots in the images is red, white and blue striped with "Our Candidates" in red letters with blue outlines on the panel. Images are approx. 7.5... > Item Details
THREE GREAT MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
Lot # 215 - THREE GREAT MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
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
RUSSELL, BARNARD AND O'SULLIVAN CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot # 405 - RUSSELL, BARNARD AND O'SULLIVAN CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot of 8 albumen and salted paper photographs, five by A.J. Russell, two by George Barnard, and one by Alexander Gardner. Includes 3 unmounted salted paper images of the roundhouse and other scenes at the Orange and Alexandria RR yards at Alexandria, Virginia; Ruins of Phillips House, Lacy House an... > Item Details
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