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TWO DAGUERREOTYPES OF AN UNKNOWN GENTLEMAN
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Lot of 2 anonymous, sixth plates in oversized octagonal mats, both of the same man. Has one of those "somebody" looks. You be the judge!

Condition:  
In full leather cases, both unsealed, one with significant scratch on nose.
Est $300 - $400
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CONFEDERATE  ARCHIVE, 9th KENTUCKY CAVALRY
Lot # 421 - CONFEDERATE ARCHIVE, 9th KENTUCKY CAVALRY
John M. Porter Papers, 1862-1865. 32 ALsS, pocket diary (1864) The son of a Presbyterian minister from Kentucky, John M. Porter was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in Co. E of the 9th Kentucky Cavalry Confederate, serving in the western theatre. His service in the field was curtailed, however, whe... > Item Details
CABINET CARD OF ROBERT E. LEE
Lot # 409 - CABINET CARD OF ROBERT E. LEE
Albumen photograph on mount of Levin Handy, Brady's son-in-law who succeed him after the war. A Brady negative taken late in Lee's life. > Item Details
LOT OF 3 ABOLITION PUBLICATIONS
Lot # 292 - LOT OF 3 ABOLITION PUBLICATIONS
"The Radical Abolitionist." New York, Vol. 1, No. 8. Mar. 1856. A publication of the American Abolition Society, Wm. Goodell, ed. Small format; small ink stain on cover, else fine. PLUS "The Emancipator," New York, Vol. IV, No. 16, Aug. 15, 1839. A publication of the American Anti-Slavery Society, J... > 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
Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
Lot # 316 - Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
A quarter-plate tintype of an effeminate-looking trooper boasting a classic saber up, pistol down pose. A contemporary slip of paper identifies this subject as “John L. Harley, NY.” No such name or permutation thereof could be located that dovetails to cavalry service. Having spent some time with... > Item Details
2 CHECKS SIGNED BY W.H. TAFT
Lot # 479 - 2 CHECKS SIGNED BY W.H. TAFT
Two bank drafts from the Riggs Nat'l. Bank, Washington, DC, signed by William Howard Taft as Supreme Court Justice, dated April 9 and June 9, 1919. One to the University Club, the other to the Florence Crittenden League. > Item Details
HAYES-WHEELER CAMPAIGN JUGATE FERRO
Lot # 134 - HAYES-WHEELER CAMPAIGN JUGATE FERRO
A 1" jugate scarcity from the 1876 election. In a brass shell stick pin. > Item Details
CDV ALBUM OF CAPT. WM. H. MICKLE, 134th NY
Lot # 353 - CDV ALBUM OF CAPT. WM. H. MICKLE, 134th NY
The personal compilation of Captain Mickle containing numerous military cartes with family views spanning the 1861 to 1870’s time period, housed in a massive twenty-five page brown leather album. William H. Mickle enlisted as a private in Company H., 134th NY. on August 22, 1862 and was promoted to... > Item Details
FINE FOLK ART WM.  MCKINLEY MARQUETRY PLAQUE
Lot # 238 - FINE FOLK ART WM. MCKINLEY MARQUETRY PLAQUE
Folk art inlay wood bust of McKinley in fancy inlay frame 11” by 14”. No artist signature. > Item Details
RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
Lot # 127 - RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
A 24mm. smaller variant of DeWitt #1868-16 (see previous lot), holed at top as made, has one small recessed area at the top of Seymour's head from a bubble in the mold, otherwise fine. > Item Details
Civil War Sabre of Marcus Moore, 1st Mass Cav
Lot # 376 - Civil War Sabre of Marcus Moore, 1st Mass Cav
A fine, German import, with Solingen marked blade, acid etched with "U.S." and martial motifs, total length 40." Two branched brass guard with floral motifs, leather, wire-wrapped grip. Pommel cap engraved "Capt M A Moore." Scabbard polished steel with acid etched martial motifs,, with brass mou... > 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
W. MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot # 223 - W. MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot of 5. A group of five McKinley studs from 1896: two with conjoined, bas-relief portraits in gold-toned metal; two single portrait studs; and a name stud accented by blue paint. A clean group reflecting the popularity of these studs at the turn of the century. > 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
ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER OF THE HANGING OF A BLACK MAN
Lot # 294 - ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER OF THE HANGING OF A BLACK MAN
Miami-Union--Extra, Troy, Ohio, Friday September 17, 1880, column one "HANGED!" Terrific sheet detailing the case and public hanging of an African American, George Mitchell, found guilty of murdering his wife. Illustrated with an image of Mitchell, the gallows, and a map of the murder scene. A f... > Item Details
Early Sheet Metal Trade Catalog
Lot # 523 - Early Sheet Metal Trade Catalog
Catalog from Friedley & Voshardt, Chicago, for 1896, small folio, 176pp., printed paper wraps. Illustrated with photos and lithographs. Cover advertises the company as "Manufacturers of Architectural Sheet Metal Ornaments, Statuary, etc." Some water damage, insect damage, especially to outer corners... > Item Details
Con Price-Inscribed, <i>Trails I Rode</i>
Lot # 576 - Con Price-Inscribed, Trails I Rode
Price, Con. "Trails I Rode. Memories of Old Cowboy Days and Charlie Russell." Trail's End Publishing. 1947. Illustrated by Charles M. Russell. First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the title page. > Item Details
BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 197 - BENJAMIN HARRISON CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Benjamin Harrison 1888 18-inch square silk campaign handkerchief. VG. > Item Details
J.Q. ADAMS SPEECH ON SATIN
Lot # 40 - J.Q. ADAMS SPEECH ON SATIN
A speech given by John Quincy Adams in the House of Representatives, 15 March 1826 relating to the "Panama Mission." Off-white unfinished satin, 10 x 25". > Item Details
FINE PAIR OF JAMES BLAINE CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
Lot # 174 - FINE PAIR OF JAMES BLAINE CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
A clean example of Sullivan/Fischer #JGB-68, red on mustard yellow, with a wonderful illustration of a campaign banner in support of Blaine and Logan in 1884 by the Utica Continentals, a club in Upstate New York. Together with a black on blue reception ribbon for an 1886 visit by Blaine to Altoona, ... > Item Details
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