Lot 815    

New York Herald, Dated April 15, 1865,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
the most requested Lincoln assassination newspaper with bold headlines and the first reports of the incident. This is an original issue, not a reprint, and contains all points called for by the Library of Congress circular detailing the process for determining an original.

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Civil War Naval Cased Chapeau Bras & Sword Rig,
Lot # 454 - Civil War Naval Cased Chapeau Bras & Sword Rig,
with makers label on liner The Warnock Uniform Co. 19 & 21 West 31st St. New York, with gilt brass piping cockades and naval button; 17.5" long x 6.25" wide x 5" high and includes two detached white ostrich feathers in original japanned fitted tin box; 18.5" x 8" x 6.5" high; AND naval sword rig wit... > Item Details
Primitive Knife in CSA Scabbard,
Lot # 388 - Primitive Knife in CSA Scabbard,
single edged, clipped end steel blade, cut down sword with full length fuller, simple oval steel guard and single piece antler grip with one forward pointing tine; total length 14". Scabbard is undoubtedly the original CSA scabbard for the blade with the drag cut off and the upper portion removed an... > Item Details
Rare Brewster-Style Stereoviewer,
Lot # 731 - Rare Brewster-Style Stereoviewer,
with gold embossed imprint of the American Stereoscopic Co. Completely covered in fine dark brown leather with stamped gilt scroll work, mahogany moulding at frosted plate glass with ivory button feet to prevent scratching of glass; top with hinged door with brass ball form knob; interior with orig... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of Double Armed Union Cavalry Trooper,
Lot # 154 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Double Armed Union Cavalry Trooper,
unidentified western-looking cavalryman with Colt Army and M1860 saber having brass company "I" letter on slough hat. > Item Details
Civil War Deck View of <i>Pawnee</i>,
Lot # 431 - Civil War Deck View of Pawnee,
9 x 7.25" albumen image, mounted on larger 10 x 12" light grey board. A direct contact print from the original negative, identified on the blank margin of the mount, lower right Pawnee. Built in Philadelphia in 1858, the Pawnee served throughout the war, primarily in the Atlantic Blockade Squadron.... > Item Details
<i>Pennsylvania Evening Post</i>, Dated March 14, 1775,
Lot # 969 - Pennsylvania Evening Post, Dated March 14, 1775,
printed just six weeks before the battles of Lexington and Concord, this issue is filled with news of the brewing crisis between Great Britain and the American colonies. Includes a letter from Edward Biddle, Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Delegates regarding the growing tensions and a letter ... > Item Details
CDV of Admiral Louis Goldsborough,
Lot # 313 - CDV of Admiral Louis Goldsborough,
by Black & Case, Boston, with proof stamp dated "Nov 5, 1864." Truly one of the navy's oldest salt's, young Goldsborough had been appointed a midshipmen in 1812 but underage, did not go to sea until 1817! At the outbreak of the Civil War Captain Goldsborough was appointed to command the North Atlan... > Item Details
CDV of  Capt. Aaron Low, 14th &18th NY Cavalry,
Lot # 327 - CDV of Capt. Aaron Low, 14th &18th NY Cavalry,
with gold C.D. Fredericks & Co. multi-national back mark and delicate ink signature, December 24th, 1863 date, and salutation on verso. A regal image featuring tinted highlights with young Captain Low wearing custom uniform jacket with frogging, cradling a frosty M1840 cavalry officer’s saber. Aaron... > Item Details
Powder Horn <i>Made By William Ober</i>,
Lot # 229 - Powder Horn Made By William Ober,
with the above engraved inscription and wonderfully folksy hatched man on horseback, birds, rifle and vining plant. Nearly flat spruce/pine plug end, and engrailed-edged stepped and ring-carved throat, tapered spout with fine old polished patina; total length 14.7". > Item Details
Stereoview of <i>Earthworks on Culp's Hill</i>,
Lot # 517 - Stereoview of Earthworks on Culp's Hill,
another of the S.F. Corlies sequence of Culp's Hill taken in November 1863 with the photographer's original ink caption on verso, Earthworks on Culp's Hill. Gettysburg Battlefield-ambulance in distance. Referred to as "View 71A" in Frassanito, this is where the remnants of the Iron Brigade, 24th M... > Item Details
CSA D-Guard  Bowie Knife,
Lot # 387 - CSA D-Guard Bowie Knife,
classic Confederate D-Guard with unmarked 18" long single edged blade with false tip, single piece quillon/knuckle bow with hand cut nut pommel and single piece faceted walnut grip; total length 23.5", with great patina. Scabbard is sewn brown leather with traced of belt loop on left side; total len... > Item Details
CDV of Brevet Major General Henry A. Barnum, CMOH,
Lot # 62 - CDV of Brevet Major General Henry A. Barnum, CMOH,
by Brady. Barnum had early service in the 12th New York and was wounded, presumed dead, and captured at Malvern Hill in July 1862. He became Colonel of the 149th New York in September 1862 and led the regiment at Gettysburg in Geary's Division of Slocum's 12th Corps. Later, Barnum was awarded the Me... > Item Details
Henry Clay Engraving and Clipped Signature,
Lot # 940 - Henry Clay Engraving and Clipped Signature,
framed together. Portrait engraved by J.B. Longacre from a painting by W.J. Hubbard, signed H. Clay in lower margin. Below this is front of envelope franked by Clay, with Free / H. Clay in upper corner and addressed to Nathaniel Silsbee of Salem, MA, one of that state's senators. Note on back indica... > Item Details
CDV-Sized Image of Lincoln from Meserve Collection,
Lot # 778 - CDV-Sized Image of Lincoln from Meserve Collection,
rare silverprint “Meserve photograph” from the original negative. Frederick Hill Meserve (1865-1962) is considered America’s first great collector of photography. In 1902 he purchased the negatives from Mathew Brady’s studio – plates the great photographer had been forced to surrender to E. & H.T. A... > Item Details
Civil War Currier & Ives <i>The Great Battle of Murfreesboro</i>,
Lot # 536 - Civil War Currier & Ives The Great Battle of Murfreesboro,
hand-colored small folio entitled The Great Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn. Jan. 2nd 1863showing the clash of Union and Confederate armies; 11" x 15", in later mat and period frame; 14.25" x 18.4". > Item Details
Currier Colored Lithograph of <i>John C. Fremont</i>,
Lot # 756 - Currier Colored Lithograph of John C. Fremont,
small folio of the above title, hand colored seated portrait with window and drapes in background; 10" x 14"; mounted in period beveled pine frame; 1`3.4" x 17.2". > Item Details
Fine Framed Photograph of Buffalo Bill,
Lot # 1174 - Fine Framed Photograph of Buffalo Bill,
wonderful unmarked early 8" x 10" silver print of Cody in buckskin jacket decorated with moose hair floral embroidery and wearing a broad-brimmed hat; in walnut frame; 15.5" x 1`8.5". > Item Details
Scarce Photographs of John and Mary Surratt,
Lot # 814 - Scarce Photographs of John and Mary Surratt,
each 3" x 4" albumen images laid on thin paper and mounted on card stock with two contemporary newspaper clippings dealing with the Surratt's and inked inscriptions below each image being brief biographical sketches; ca 1870's; card stock mount 10" x 12". > Item Details
Three Pieces of Civil War Pottery and Glass,
Lot # 558 - Three Pieces of Civil War Pottery and Glass,
includes a pair of Staffordshire whiteware milk pitchers with black transfer printed decoration of Gettysburg Memorial, one with oval medallion portrait of Meade and one with Lee; both marked Fondeville Gray's Pottery...England; 4.75" high; AND clear pattern glass tumbler with embossed clasped hands... > Item Details
Four CDV's of Major General John Sedgwick,
Lot # 40 - Four CDV's of Major General John Sedgwick,
one each by McClees, Philadelphia, Geo. G. Rockwood, N.Y., and Anthony after Brady with another anonymous. An old soldier with two decades of military experience fighting Indians and Mexicans before the Civil War. Upon hostilities Sedgwick inherited the Colonelcy of the 1st US Cavalry and was quickl... > Item Details
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