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QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MUSICIANS
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
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.

Condition:  
Image needs to be re-laquered, else fine.
Est $350 - $550
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Women's Suffrage Pinbacks & Fob,
Lot # 297 - Women's Suffrage Pinbacks & Fob,
lOT OF 4. Suffrage Group. Two "Votes for Women" buttons, a 7/8" black on brown, fine, and a 1.25" black on yellow with moderate foxing; and a 1915 "Woman's Liberty Bell" fob from Pennsylvania; together with an original order form from Literature Department of the Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Associat... > Item Details
A.J. RUSSELL  CIVIL WAR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS
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
Studebaker Carriages 1899 Trade Catalog
Lot # 516 - Studebaker Carriages 1899 Trade Catalog
Catalog from Studebaker Carriages, 1899, 12mo horizontal format, 132pp., lithographed illustrations, printed paper wraps. Very minor soil on cover, else excellent. > Item Details
Civil War Tintype, Cane and Fife
Lot # 381 - Civil War Tintype, Cane and Fife
Lot of 4, all belonging to one John Dodge. This grouping came from an Indiana consignor and may be from a soldier from that state. Includes a sixth plate tintype of Dodge, his fife, a walnut cane with "John Dodge" carved in deep relief, and a cabinet card identified as Dogde from a Denver, CO stud... > Item Details
MCKINLEY-ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN UMBRELLA
Lot # 244 - MCKINLEY-ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN UMBRELLA
Classic McKinley Roosevelt parade campaign umbrella. Bold portraits of the candidates on two sides. Fading to the red white and blue flag design. Several fabric stains throughout and several large holes at the top where the umbrella is attached to the frame. > Item Details
Photographs of New Mexico Cowboys and More
Lot # 609 - Photographs of New Mexico Cowboys and More
Lot of 5 silver gelatin photogrpahs. Includes 5 x 7" image of cowboys standing before log cabin, id'd as "Taken on the Gila"; 3.5 x 3.5" image of cowboys playing cards and staging a mock hold-up, id'd "Silver City, New Mexico"; 5 x 7" publicity shot of "The Arizono Wranglers and the Sheriff," an ea... > Item Details
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
CDV OF MAJOR T. S. OSBORN, 1ST NY LIGHT ARTY.
Lot # 332 - CDV OF MAJOR T. S. OSBORN, 1ST NY LIGHT ARTY.
Cartes by “Hart’s Gallery, Watertown, NY.” and signed “T.W. Osborn Col.” in his hand on verso. Osborn originally commanded Battery D, 1st NYLA before promotion to Major in March 1863. Subsequently, he was Chief of 11th Corps artillery at Gettysburg and later O.O. Howard’s 4th Corps artillery durin... > Item Details
Elkhart Carriages 1904 Trade Catalog
Lot # 517 - Elkhart Carriages 1904 Trade Catalog
Lot of 2. Includes catalog from 1904, 8vo horizontal format, 240pp., printed paper wraps. The back cover is missing, slight damage to spine, damp stain affecting the bottom of page for first half of catalog, some insect damage to last dozen or so pages not affecting print, otherwise inner pages in v... > Item Details
ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
Lot # 347 - ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
This cdv of Jefferson Davis has an Anthony backmark. Adhesive stain on where photo attached to card, but still good. > Item Details
Tintype of Triple Armed Yank
Lot # 307 - Tintype of Triple Armed Yank
A sixth-plate tintype of a seated soldier drawing an Enfield saber bayonet from his scabbard ready to fix onto the British rifle. He also carries a belted Root revolver. The uniform is an eight-button jacket with cloth epaulettes of the same color typically worn by New York and Illinois troops. A... > Item Details
ORIGINAL JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION NEWSWIRE
Lot # 485 - ORIGINAL JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION NEWSWIRE
Wre service account of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. This account was saved by a radioman on the USS MT McKinley. This account begins with one of the first accounts, indicating that a shot had been fired from a nearby building (the Texas Repository) and then is... > Item Details
GROUP OF INDIANA CIVIL WAR CDVS
Lot # 346 - GROUP OF INDIANA CIVIL WAR CDVS
Lot of eight CDV’s including three wearing a similar uniform with veteran’s stripes, cuff braiding and embroidered “star” on breast of a nine button shell jacket. One private’s cartes contains a faint pencil identification that appears to read, “J A Markley Co. D 8th Ind.” This is John A. Markley ... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Wild West Peformer
Lot # 627 - Cabinet Card of Wild West Peformer
Anonymous cabinet image of a Wild West performer, possibly Texas Ben. Trimmed at bottom of mount, though enough remains of decorative border to suggest the style of Julius Wendt. > Item Details
JUGATE TILDEN-HENDRICKS FERRO STICKPIN
Lot # 136 - JUGATE TILDEN-HENDRICKS FERRO STICKPIN
Tilden and Hendricks 1876 jugate. Co-joined portraits on an 18mm. ferrotype in a silvered brass frame. Original pin intact, only a hint of age, overall quite fine. > Item Details
Hardtack From A Gettysburg Vet- 134th NY
Lot # 367 - Hardtack From A Gettysburg Vet- 134th NY
A group of three pieces of hardtack and a bisquit, found in the effects of Captain William H. Mickle of the 134th NY. Two pieces string bound in oil paper with penciled inscription "Hard tack. Gettysburg 1863-1913 (illegible) Mickle." Two loose-wrapped in oil paper, one with partial pencil inscri... > Item Details
Eleven Civil War Letters,
Lot # 415 - Eleven Civil War Letters,
Union patriotic miscellany. 11 items, 1861-1864 John McLaughlin ALS, January 25, 1861 written from Annapolis on illustrated three-color patriotic letterhead ?Baby Waker? with cannon and American flag [1st Vermont Cavalry]; G.W. Perkins to father, October 15, 1861 written on illustrated Magnus lette... > Item Details
GROVER CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 160 - GROVER CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Beautiful red and white silk 1888 Cleveland and Thurman bandanna. Only very minor tiny staining to the cloth. Size 21 ¾ inches by 21 inches. > Item Details
RARE BOXING TICKET FOR WILLARD-DEMPSEY FIGHT
Lot # 554 - RARE BOXING TICKET FOR WILLARD-DEMPSEY FIGHT
Ticket, c. 2.5 x 5", to "Boxing Exhibition - 12 Rounds / Under the auspices of the Toledo Athletic Club, Toledo, Ohio / Willard--Dempsey / July 4th, 1919 / Inner Circle / Admit One / Westside Entrance / War Tax Included." Red print under center part, "$40.00." Verso has engraved design with eagle ... > Item Details
Buffalo Bill Poster,
Lot # 619 - Buffalo Bill Poster,
A poster for the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show, featuring Chief Iron Tail. The poster shows an Indian Chief in a feather war bonnet on a background printed to look like fringed leather. Printed by The Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cincinnati, OH. Poster is 20.5 x 28", and has recently been professionally... > Item Details
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