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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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MILITARY CAP AND JACKET
Lot # 465 - MILITARY CAP AND JACKET
LOT OF 2. Late 19th century wool militia cap & jacket. Jacket has red sergeant's stripes on sleeves, cap has crossed rifles, buttons have shield-breasted eagle. There is slight wear to jacket collar, some gilt worn off sleeve buttons, inner band of cap missing. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Rain-in-the Face
Lot # 599 - Cabinet Card of Rain-in-the Face
Albumen photograph, on orange stock by W.E. Hook. This Sioux chief supposedly killed Custer. > 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
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
Archive of Captain William H. Mickle, 134th New York
Lot # 354 - Archive of Captain William H. Mickle, 134th New York
William H. Mickle Papers, 134th New York Infantry and AAQM Artillery XI AC 143 letters from Mickle, 7 other war-date letters; 113 post-war letters; 28 legal documents, 4 diaries; 2 cartes de visite and other photos; ca.100p. of lecture notes and speeches. William H. Mickle (1839-1922) from Maria... > Item Details
HARRISON & MORTON PAPER BANDANNA
Lot # 206 - HARRISON & MORTON PAPER BANDANNA
A true rarity, a paper bandanna for Harrison and Morton. Portraits of the candidates within wreaths and patriotic emblems are surrounded by the slogans: "Republican Nominees. Protect Your Home. Protect Your Industry. No Free Trade 1888." Inscribed below "Keep & Co. Campaign Novelties, 50 Bond St., N... > Item Details
CLEVELAND PHOTO WITH SIGNATURE CARD
Lot # 164 - CLEVELAND PHOTO WITH SIGNATURE CARD
A professional (C.M. Bell) silver print of Grover Cleveland on heavy stock with scalloped, gilt edges, 4.25 x 6.5". The calling card is signed by Cleveland and dated July 17, '84, before his first term as President (1885-89, 1893 - 97). Framed together in 8.25 x 13.25" frame, under glass. Some tonin... > Item Details
Whole Plate Tintype of Cincinnati, Ohio Drugstore
Lot # 16 - Whole Plate Tintype of Cincinnati, Ohio Drugstore
A super image of the exterior of the drugstore of Brandriff and Hedges in Cincinnati, Ohio. Great trade signs visible, including an apothecary mortar and pestle (two men peer out of a window on either side), many street-level advertisements in front, the windows filled with oil lamps. > Item Details
Civil War Tiffany Presentation Sword 3rd MN,
Lot # 375 - Civil War Tiffany Presentation Sword 3rd MN,
Presentation grade Tiffany sword inscribed on the guard "PRESENTED TO HENRY C. LESTER COL. CMDG IIID REGMT MINN VOL by the LINE OFFICERS of his regiment in the field April 14th, 1862 in token of their high regard and confidence" A fine Tiffany with coin silver wire wrapped grip, terminating in a ... > Item Details
Colorado, Wyoming and Utah Cabinet and Boudoir Cards
Lot # 612 - Colorado, Wyoming and Utah Cabinet and Boudoir Cards
Lot of 39. Includes 20 boudoir cards by Alex Martin of Denver, three of Salt Lake, the remaining various Colorado scenes, including Denver and Snow Shed, Manitou and more. PLUS 4 boudoir cards by Martin of Silver Plume, Georgetown and trains on "The Loop". PLUS 4 boudoir cards by F.J. Haynes of v... > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Peter Hartwig, Brown Water Navy Engineer
Lot # 368 - Civil War Archive of Peter Hartwig, Brown Water Navy Engineer
Archive of Peter Hartwig, Chief Engineer of the "U.S.S. Governor Torrence," Mississippi Squadron. Like many men living along the Ohio River, Peter Hartwig, of Newport, Kentucky, found employment in the steamboat trade, joining the "Grand Union Association of Western and Southern Engineers" as a mem... > Item Details
STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN COVERS
Lot # 93 - STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN COVERS
Lot of 3. Three covers: nice campaign issues, one printed in blue with red overprint labeling the "Little Giant" as a "Patriot." All quite fine. > 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
Civil War Souvenirs of Captain W.H. Mickle, 134th New York
Lot # 362 - Civil War Souvenirs of Captain W.H. Mickle, 134th New York
Lot of 4. Includes a pocket sized edition of "Shelley's Works" inscribed on the fly leaf "Found at Atlanta Ga. with other books…. After the city had been abandoned…J.A. Reynold Chief of Artillery and I each took some and sent them home…. PLUS an elaborate brass chamber stick with german silver fig ... > Item Details
JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
Lot # 8 - JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
Anonymous sixth plate in complete wooden case. She rests a Japanese book on her knees. > 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
UCV KEPI
Lot # 440 - UCV KEPI
Classic butternut Confederate veteran's kepi, with tarred leather bill and canvas liner. Traces of old paper label on inside. Shows evidence of much repair. > Item Details
CDV GROUPING IF THE 15TH VETERAN VOLUNTEER CORPS
Lot # 345 - CDV GROUPING IF THE 15TH VETERAN VOLUNTEER CORPS
A large collection consisting of forty cartes assembled by an unknown member of the 15th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps during 1863-64 and once held in an album. Twenty-two CDV’s have ink or period pencil identifications while the balance are not identified. Some have revenue stamps affixed to the... > Item Details
POLITICAL CAMPAIGN TRIVETS
Lot # 284 - POLITICAL CAMPAIGN TRIVETS
LOT OF 2. A pair of cast iron campaign trivets with busts of Garfield and Cleveland. > Item Details
POLK-DALLAS CAMPAIGN LITHOGRAPH
Lot # 59 - POLK-DALLAS CAMPAIGN LITHOGRAPH
Jugate hand-colored lithograph of James K. Polk (1845-49) and George M. Dallas, with flags and maps of Oregon and Texas territories below (the annexation of both was supported by Polk), eagle above. Caption is "President and Vice-President of the United States." Lithographed by Kellogg & Hanmer, Har... > Item Details
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