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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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FINE PAIR OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
Lot # 214 - FINE PAIR OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
A pair of lovely 1896 McKinley and Hobart ribbons. Adorned by embossed flags, both come from New York City with gold lettering on cream. Really quite nice examples from Whitehead and Hoag of New Jersey. > Item Details
RARE JOHN WILKES BOOTH TINTYPE
Lot # 110 - RARE JOHN WILKES BOOTH TINTYPE
Anonymous, cdv-sized tintype in Civil War style cream mount, with cancelled two cent revenue stamp on verso. Probably copied from a paper cdv, have not seen this in either format before. A rare pose for Booth. > Item Details
CHOICE GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN EPHEMERA
Lot # 228 - CHOICE GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN EPHEMERA
LOT OF 5 McKinley Campaign items: an extremely unusual and scarce brass pin with co-joined busts of McKinley and Hobart; an excellent cube charm with clean portraits and glass intact on both sides; together with three enameled pins, one from the "McKinley and Hobart Jewelers Club," minor flakes as t... > Item Details
GREAT GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot # 225 - GREAT GROUP OF MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN STUDS
Lot of 5.Group of five (5) McKinley studs from 1896: one sepia jugate, three multicolored celluloids, and a black stud with gold detailing of an eagle and the candidates' names. Quite a fine collection. > Item Details
Wood Moulding 1900s Trade Catalog
Lot # 507 - Wood Moulding 1900s Trade Catalog
Catalog for Geo. Mertz's Sons, Port Chester, NY, "Manufacturers of Patent Turned Art Mouldings, Spindles, Twisted Mouldings, Machine Embossed Mouldings in any kind of wood, and Metal Turned Mouldings." 4to, 48pp., in printed paper wraps, lithographed illustrations printed in brown ink. > Item Details
ILLUSTRATED GRANT LETTERSHEET AND COVER
Lot # 119 - ILLUSTRATED GRANT LETTERSHEET AND COVER
U.S. Grant letter sheet with portrait of Grant in upper left of folded sheet in oval with geometric and patriotic surround. Above Grant "Peace and Universal Prosperity. Let us have Peace." In upper right corner is a campaign promise. 8 x 10", usual folds with toning along same, .25" x .5" piece of p... > Item Details
Early History of King Phillip's War
Lot # 569 - Early History of King Phillip's War
Church, Thomas. "The History of King Philip's War; Also of Expeditions Against the French and Indians in the Eastern Parts of New-England, in the Years 1689, 1690, 1692, 1696, and 1704…." With appendix by Samuel Drake, editor. 1825. Boston: Howe & Norton. Reprint of a 1716 publication. 12mo, 304pp.,... > Item Details
LOUISVILLE UCV MEDAL AND MORE
Lot # 442 - LOUISVILLE UCV MEDAL AND MORE
Lot of 2. Includes a gilt medal from the May 30th, 1900 reunion of the UCV in Louisville, Kentucky, and a 1913 Gettysburg reunion badge featuring profiles of Meade and Lee, apparently issued by the State of New York. > Item Details
19TH CENTURY CAPS AND KEPIS
Lot # 467 - 19TH CENTURY CAPS AND KEPIS
LOT OF 3 late 19th century caps. Includes a wool kepi with cord, buttons have lyres on them. Plus an oilcloth kepi with a plate on front with K.G.E. in a shield that has an eagle on top, horseman in triangle on buttons. AND a felt bowler, edge of brim frayed. The 2 caps are missing inner bands, lini... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of Yanks and Flag
Lot # 313 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Yanks and Flag
A quarter-plate tintype of two newly minted infantry non-commissioned officers photographed against the backdrop of a hanging thirty-four star flag. The unidentified pair strikes a similar pose with their M1840 swords in identical uniforms and high leather boots. The plate shows good detail but is ... > Item Details
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
HAND-TINTED LITHOGRAPH OF CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY
Lot # 390 - HAND-TINTED LITHOGRAPH OF CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY
Hand-colored lithograph entitled "The Last Call," from Bufford's Print Publishing House, Boston. The print shows a bomb about to explode at the feet of a drummer while a battle rages in the background. Framed under glass, 10 x 14" visible, scattered soiling and foxing, but overall in very good condi... > Item Details
JUGATE SEYMOUR-BLAIR CAMPAIGN FERRO
Lot # 125 - JUGATE SEYMOUR-BLAIR CAMPAIGN FERRO
An 1868 Seymour and Blair jugate (Hake #3015). Original pin intact, minor scratches in the field not disturbing central portraits, quite nice detail and focus. > Item Details
Rare Civil War Naval Gunnery Book and Songster
Lot # 374 - Rare Civil War Naval Gunnery Book and Songster
Barrett, Edward. " Gunnery Instructions, Simplified for the Volunteer Officers of the U.S. Navy, with Hints to Executive and Other Officers," New York, 1863. Quarto, blue embossed cloth. A significant training manual for the Union navy, this example found in the effects of Peter Hartwig, Acting Chi... > 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
SOUTHERN CIVIL WAR EPHEMERA FROM CAPT. W.H.MICKLE 133TH NEW YORK
Lot # 363 - SOUTHERN CIVIL WAR EPHEMERA FROM CAPT. W.H.MICKLE 133TH NEW YORK
Lot of 6, all relating to Captain Wm. Mickle of the 134th New York. Includes war date pass issued by Headquarters of the Eleventh Corps, allowing Mickle to pass to Bridgeport, AL Dec. 31, 1863 signed by J.J. Palmer; Special Field Orders N0o. 17 issued "in the field near Dallas (GA) June 4, 64 by W... > Item Details
PAPER MAKER'S MANUSCRIPT COMMONPLACE BOOK
Lot # 488 - PAPER MAKER'S MANUSCRIPT COMMONPLACE BOOK
A 6 x 8" copy book from the late 19th- to early 20th-century. All pages handwritten, most with instructions for making various kinds of papers, vat sizes, machine specifications, etc. However, on blank pages in between are small history lessons and Civil War facts. P. 60 has Longstreet's Field Divis... > Item Details
Early Yellowstone Park Photo Album
Lot # 611 - Early Yellowstone Park Photo Album
Lot of 50 anonymous, 5 x 7" silver gelatin images on printing out paper, all documenting a late 19th century visit to Yellowstone Park. Photos mounted on heavy album boards, two to a side. A variety of images, showing a steamer on the Yellowstone river, the train at the Gardiner, Wyoming station... > Item Details
 TAFT AND SHERMAN CAMPAIGN GLASS AND CHINA
Lot # 265 - TAFT AND SHERMAN CAMPAIGN GLASS AND CHINA
LOT OF 3Lot of Taft Presidential plates. The 7 inch jugate plate shows some wear to the gold decorative detail Plate with graphic transfer is VG. Nice Taft single picture plate. Small crow's foot on back. > Item Details
GREAT ZACHARY TAYLOR CAMPAIGN CLOTHING BUTTONS
Lot # 65 - GREAT ZACHARY TAYLOR CAMPAIGN CLOTHING BUTTONS
Two Zachary Taylor Buttons. A brass clothing button with a handsome bas-relief portrait depicting "Rough and Ready," #1848-28, 23mm., together with a scarce piece in pewter, #1848-50, 26mm., being one piece with drilled shank, minor vertigre, nice detailing. > Item Details
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