Lot 344    

CDV of Captain Leander Clark, 124th New York
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
CDV by “Whitddit & Coffin, Newburgh, N.Y.” Complete pencil identification on verso with added “A. Van Horn Ellis, Colonel.’ Clark joined as Company I. commander in August 1862 and was discharged for disability in May 1863. The regiment was bombarded at Fredericksburg, marched in the “Mud” and fought at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg with the 3rd Corps. VG with minor mottling at borders.
Est $200 - $300
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An extremely rare piece of campaign ephemera, a broadside for Grant & Colfax with cdv's of the candidates in a light cardstock frame which reads, "National Union Republican Nominations for 1868. / For President, Gen. U.S. Grant / For Vice President, Hon Schuyler Colfax. / 'LET US HAVE PEACE.'" In de... > Item Details
St. Louis Sheet Metal 1898 Catalog
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Lot # 62 - RARE JAMES POLK CAMPAIGN RIBBON
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Bound Volume of Civil War Era Sheet Music
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RARE PASS TO DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION OF 1868
Lot # 115 - RARE PASS TO DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION OF 1868
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Lot # 389 - BOOK, THE DEMON OF ANDERSONVILLE
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Lot # 400 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot of 4 albumen photographs, each 12.25 x 9 mounted on larger boards. Three of these images were taken in March, 1864 and record the lifting of the steam locomotive "Vibbard" from the "draw" at the Long Bridge over the Potomac near Washington, D.C., one with a strip label title, two with pencilled... > Item Details
SPECTACULAR JAMES BUCHANNAN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
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FINE GROUP OF HARRISON CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot # 184 - FINE GROUP OF HARRISON CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot of 6 Benjamin Harrison studs from 1888: a multicolored stud with a shield design, some stains; a gold, white and red "Tippecanoe and Morton Too" stud with recessed areas showing a three-dimensional element at the door and window; one with the classic beaver top-hat design; one depicting the flag... > Item Details
GALLOWAY POTTERY CATALOG
Lot # 525 - GALLOWAY POTTERY CATALOG
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Lot # 82 - JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN TOKENS
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(Lot 275A) RARE POSTER ASSOCIATING FDR & TRUMAN WITH THE KKK
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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
John F. Kennedy Autographed Letter
Lot # 486 - John F. Kennedy Autographed Letter
John F. Kennedy, TLS, 1p June 22, 1958 on U.S. Senate stationary. Writes a Massachussetts constituent thanking her for her support. > Item Details
Darius Kinsey Photograph of North Bend, Washington Territory,
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Silver gelatin photograph, 13 x 10.25" mounted on larger grey card stock, with strip negative title in lower left "0376 Mount Si, From North Bend, Washington." Lacks Kinsey's copyright line, but came with others and no doubt from his camera. Great street level view of false-front buildings, the Cas... > Item Details
SCARCE BRECKENRIDGE AND LANE FERRO
Lot # 95 - SCARCE BRECKENRIDGE AND LANE FERRO
A 17mm. "back-to-back" campaign token, holed at top to be worn as a charm or pinned to a lapel, the ferrotype portraits are quite clean. A nice example. > Item Details
PAIR OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN JUGATES
Lot # 226 - PAIR OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN JUGATES
Pair of McKinley jugates from 1896. A bright, clean, 1.75", two-sided celluloid housed in a brass ring, the reverse with an unusual advertising component -- the piece issued by the "New York Shoe Trade" organization depicting a lady's boot and a gold coin labeled "Sound Money." (Similar to Hake #313... > Item Details
SIGNED BY TWO CIVIL WAR GENERALS
Lot # 427 - SIGNED BY TWO CIVIL WAR GENERALS
ALS, 1p, December 1863, written by a surgeon in the 10th NY requesting explanation for his discharge from service. Docketed on verso by seven different officers in the 2nd Army Corps, including Alexander Hays as Brigadier General, and Winfield Scott Hancock as Major General. Hays, the much breve... > Item Details
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Lot # 399 - RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE STONE WALL, MARY'S HEIGHTS
Salted paper photograph, 9.75 x 12" mounted on larger board. One of the classic images of the early war, showing Confederate dead at Mary's Heights, Fredricksburg, Virginia. Taken by Russell, May 3,1863. > Item Details
Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
Lot # 316 - Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
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