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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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Brady Lincoln CDV
Lot # 87 - Brady Lincoln CDV
Fine example of Lincoln carte (O-52) taken by Gardner in the Brady studio on February 24, 1861. With Anthony/Brady backmark, and cancelled revenue stamp. > Item Details
FINE U.S. GRANT COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE
Lot # 114 - FINE U.S. GRANT COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE
A somewhat unusual commemorative plaque, 19 x 22", with a bust of Grant in the center, and vignettes of his career around the frame. The primary construction is stamped sheet copper over heavy paper; the frame was covered in blue velvet, but most of the pile has worn off. The vignettes depict "Drivi... > Item Details
MCKINLEY BANDWAGON PORTRAIT ON BOARD
Lot # 249 - MCKINLEY BANDWAGON PORTRAIT ON BOARD
A portrait of McKinley on poplar. The panel is painted in black, white and buff within a spandril of red and white stripes. White stars & "planets" are painted on the blue background at top and bottom. The unidentified artist put his initials "EAJ" at the bottom right of the portrait. A funky piece ... > 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
GAR Ephemera of Capt. W.H. Mickle, 134th NY Vols
Lot # 365 - GAR Ephemera of Capt. W.H. Mickle, 134th NY Vols
Lot of 9 items, all relating to the GAR activities of William H. Mickle, Captain of the 134th NY. Mickle saw duty throughout the war, serving from 1861-65. Was wounded in action at Gettysburg, and later, in the western theatre, served as AAG on O.O. Howard's staff. Included in this lot are his GA... > Item Details
Two Cabinet Cards of Northern Plains Indians
Lot # 599 - Two Cabinet Cards of Northern Plains Indians
Albumen photographs, on orange cards with the imprint of W.E. Hook. One of Medicine Walk, a Cheyenne Girl, and one of an unidentified brave. > Item Details
QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MUSICIANS
Lot # 5 - QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MUSICIANS
Anonymous horizontal image of two gents, one posed with a clarinet, one with a violin. Housed in a folksy frame carved from a solid piece of cherry and scribed at the corners to give the appearance of joined cabinet work. > Item Details
Great Western Americana Broadside,
Lot # 577 - Great Western Americana Broadside,
Great advertising broadsheet, 28 x 14.5" issued to promote the book "Pioneer Heroes and Their Daring Deeds" a late 19th century Western pot-boiler. Illustrated with 15 woodcuts of various scenes and personalities from the American West. Includes Geronimo, Sitting Bull, Kit Carson, Texas Jack and B... > Item Details
Jackson Brothers CDV of Indian Holding Bow,
Lot # 559 - Jackson Brothers CDV of Indian Holding Bow,
An early (1868-70) Jackson Brother's cdv on their Omaha mount, with crayon id "Long Tail" on recto. He wears a buffalo skin robe, with polychrome decoration visible below the tip of his bow. > 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
Photograph of Civil War Tinclad
Lot # 373 - Photograph of Civil War Tinclad
Lot of two anonymous albumen photographs found among the effects of Peter Hartwig, Acting Chief Engineer, USN and vet of the "Brown-water Navy" who served on the tin-clad powder ship " Judge Torrence." Inlcudes an anonymous, albumen photograph, 7.25 x 5.25 mounted on larger board of the "Torrence."... > Item Details
Hand-Colored Lithograph of Grant and Family
Lot # 120 - Hand-Colored Lithograph of Grant and Family
“General Grant and His Family,” a 28 x 22 hand-colored lithograph issued in 1866, immediately after the war when popularity as a war hero was at its highest. In a period walnut frame with bright colors. > 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
PRESENTATION VOLCANIC IN ORIGINAL BOX
Lot # 388 - PRESENTATION VOLCANIC IN ORIGINAL BOX
An outstanding New Haven Arms Lever Action Pocket Pistol, with 3.5" barrel, marked "New Haven Ct. Patent Feb 14, 1854." Silver-plated and factory engraved, this example still in it's original paste-board box, with paper label "Plated and Engraved" on one end. Retains about 90% original plating, b... > Item Details
Untouched Leech and Rigdon Cavalry Sabre With History
Lot # 364 - Untouched Leech and Rigdon Cavalry Sabre With History
An oustanding Leech and Rigdon sabre, descended directly from Captain William H. Mickle, of the 134th New York Volunteer Infantry. Mickle served the entire war, was wounded at Gettysburg, participated in the battle of Lookout Mountain, the entire Atlanta campaign and was with Sherman's March. Th... > Item Details
FINE JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 79 - FINE JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Fremont campaign ribbon from the "great pathfinder's" 1856 bid for the presidency. A nice, somewhat different, piece, a lovely blue on very thin silk. Sullivan/Fischer #JCF-7, but a hint of age. > Item Details
MCKINLEY AND ROOSEVELT JUGATE PAPER WEIGHT
Lot # 231 - MCKINLEY AND ROOSEVELT JUGATE PAPER WEIGHT
McKinley and Roosevelt milkglass back paperweight made by Terry Columbus, OH. Nice black and white line drawn images of the candidates with eagle and flag. > Item Details
CIVIL WAR ERA DECORATED SNARE DRUM
Lot # 386 - CIVIL WAR ERA DECORATED SNARE DRUM
Drum, 10 x 17", with paint-decorated spread-winged eagle holding a ribbon banner with "Reg. U.S. Infantry." No manufacturer's label. > Item Details
2 LARGE BOXED LOTS, AUTO LITERATURE 1900-1950
Lot # 546 - 2 LARGE BOXED LOTS, AUTO LITERATURE 1900-1950
One box has 25 books, mostly repair manuals for cars in the teen's and 20's, plus gems such as "A-B-C of automobile driving" (1916 edition), "Second annual report of the National Committee for Aeronautics" (1917), and "Tanks are Mighty Fine Things." Plus a box of racing and car show programs, includ... > Item Details
AL SMITH CAMPAIGN PLAQUE
Lot # 272 - AL SMITH CAMPAIGN PLAQUE
A handsome plster plaque with bronze finish, depicting a smiling Al Smith. Inscribed "Al Smith for President. C. E. Peruggi 1928." Loop attachment at top. First example we've encountered and obviously the work of a talented artist -- a fun piece! 7.5" diameter; excellent. > Item Details
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