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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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GREAT GROUP OF HARRISON CAMPAIGN EPHEMERA
Lot # 189 - GREAT GROUP OF HARRISON CAMPAIGN EPHEMERA
Lot of 9 Harrison items: three medals, two suspended by red, white and blue fabric affixed to brass bars; a 1.75" disc with "Protection" and anti-British sentiments; a brass and gold-toned portrait fob; a top hat charm, a shell badge with affixed photograph (faults to cardboard portrait); a clothing... > Item Details
RUSSELL, BARNARD AND O'SULLIVAN CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot # 405 - RUSSELL, BARNARD AND O'SULLIVAN CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot of 8 albumen and salted paper photographs, five by A.J. Russell, two by George Barnard, and one by Alexander Gardner. Includes 3 unmounted salted paper images of the roundhouse and other scenes at the Orange and Alexandria RR yards at Alexandria, Virginia; Ruins of Phillips House, Lacy House an... > Item Details
JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON AND COVERS
Lot # 80 - JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON AND COVERS
An example of Sullivan/Fischer #JCF-36, black on white, one small stain at right edge; together with two fine patriotic covers. > Item Details
R.B. HAYES CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Lot # 132 - R.B. HAYES CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Bold, 26mm. gilt brass shell with a cardboard depicting the 1876 Republican candidate. Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822-93) became President after the ruling of an Electoral Commission that arguably "stole" the election from Samuel J. Tilden. A fine specimen. > Item Details
2 LARGE BOXED LOTS, AUTO LITERATURE 1900-1950
Lot # 547 - 2 LARGE BOXED LOTS, AUTO LITERATURE 1900-1950
Lot of 53 books. Including "Starting, Lighting and Ignition Systems" in various editions 1916-1919, "Gasoline and Kerosene Carburetors" (1919), "How to run an automobile" (1917-19), "Care of Automobiles" (1909), "Automobile Troubles and How to Remedy Them" (1910-11), "Horseless Vehicles" (1900 & 190... > 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
RARE JUGATE BUCHANNAN-BRECKINRIDGE CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 73 - RARE JUGATE BUCHANNAN-BRECKINRIDGE CAMPAIGN RIBBON
One of the most handsome over/under jugates in the hobby: the classic Buchanan and Breckinridge ribbon from 1856, this on bright red silk. Minor faults at very top and bottom, light discoloration along right edge, minor silk loss in upper left corner (selvage only). The portraits remain quite bold. > Item Details
JAMES BLAINE
Lot # 176 - JAMES BLAINE "PLUMED KNIGHT' CAMPAIGN BADGE
Rare Blaine-Logan Political. Sullivan/DeWitt #1884-73, a solid, heavy pin depicting the "Plumed Knight's" helmet with closed visor. 52 x 33mm., quite choice. > Item Details
BRYAN-SEWALL MECHANICAL SILVER BUG
Lot # 262 - BRYAN-SEWALL MECHANICAL SILVER BUG
A great example, retaining 95% of the original silvering. One area of discoloration to the left of Bryan's portrait, not affecting the portrait. 1.25 x 1.5". > Item Details
GARFIELD INAUGURAL BALL PROGRAM
Lot # 143 - GARFIELD INAUGURAL BALL PROGRAM
Handsome 4.5" x 6" program for the Garfield-Arthur "Inauguration Ball -- March 4th, 1881." The 16 pp. booklet is chromolithographed in bright colors, and bound with a purple cord and tassel. The interior pages list all the committees and detail the program, including the U.S. Marine Band conducted b... > Item Details
1848 TAYLOR-FILLMORE CAMPAIGN POSTER
Lot # 68 - 1848 TAYLOR-FILLMORE CAMPAIGN POSTER
The Taylor-Fillmore "Grand National, Whig Banner," published by J. Baillie of NY. 10 x 14", hand-colored lithograph in blue, red, yellow and green, in the original ogee frame. Below the portraits of the 2 candidates, the ribbons read "The People's Choice for President & Vice President From 1849 to 1... > 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
CDV OF LT. CHARLES AHREETS, 134TH NY (KIA SAVANNAH)
Lot # 335 - CDV OF LT. CHARLES AHREETS, 134TH NY (KIA SAVANNAH)
No bm. Penned on verso is a marvelous inscription in the hand of his friend William Mickle that reads, “The late lamented Lieut. C.A. Ahreets 134th NYV & AAG 20th A.C. Killed before Savannah, Ga. Dec. 13th 1864. An amiable citizen in life at death (a) hero! Rest in Peace (in Latin). How sweet h... > Item Details
RARE ALS From Charles ?
Lot # - RARE ALS From Charles ?
A 2pp. ALS "Charles" on Hotel Gramercy Park, NY, stationery. Dated Oct. 12, 1935, to Dr. (?) Viereck. Interesting content in second paragraph: "Perhaps you could mention the fact more expressly that also sexuality had been always a task for two persons. And that sexual infections came in the world b... > 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
MCCLELLAN CAMPAIGN BADGE
Lot # 99 - MCCLELLAN CAMPAIGN BADGE
Large 1.25 x 1" brass shell containing albumen photograph of Little Mac. Tough to find in this size. > 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
Important War of 1812 Correspondence From Ohio
Lot # 302 - Important War of 1812 Correspondence From Ohio
Elijah Wadsworth Papers. 1807-1866, 26 items. A Major General in the Militia from the turn of the century, Elijah Wadsworth had the responsibility of organizing the defenses of northern Ohio after the disastrous defeat of Isaac Hull near Detroit left the region vulnerable. For his troubles in rous... > Item Details
ZACHARY TAYLOR CAMPAIGN TEXTILE
Lot # 64 - ZACHARY TAYLOR CAMPAIGN TEXTILE
Zachary Taylor 1848 chintz. Graphic pattern picturing Taylor on top of his horse in the classic “general pose” with a Mexican War scene surrounding him. 21.5 x 15". > Item Details
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