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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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Early Sheet Metal Trade Catalog
Lot # 523 - Early Sheet Metal Trade Catalog
Catalog from Friedley & Voshardt, Chicago, for 1896, small folio, 176pp., printed paper wraps. Illustrated with photos and lithographs. Cover advertises the company as "Manufacturers of Architectural Sheet Metal Ornaments, Statuary, etc." Some water damage, insect damage, especially to outer corners... > Item Details
BENJAMIN HARRISON SILK CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF
Lot # 200 - BENJAMIN HARRISON SILK CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF
Harrison and Morton silk handkerchief. Red, white, and blue flag design. Light stain in the center. Size 21 ¾” by 21”. > Item Details
LOT OF 2 CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN ITEMS
Lot # 167 - LOT OF 2 CLEVELAND CAMPAIGN ITEMS
The first a Cleveland-Hendricks medallion in wood, DeWitt GC-1884-1. 3" with brass loop attached at top. AND a miniature ceramic jug with applied paper portraits of Cleveland and Stevenson on either side. 1.5" high, 2 small edge chips on Cleveland portrait, light wear on Stevenson portrait with som... > 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
Cabinet Card of American Indian by C.R. Savage
Lot # 602 - Cabinet Card of American Indian by C.R. Savage
Great albumen cabinet photo of a Ute brave by famed Salt Lake City photographer Charles R. Savage, with inked inscription on verso "Chief Wooly Head." An unusual pose for Savage who tended towards paternalistic racism in many of his Indian images. > Item Details
Gettysburg Guides and GAR Reunion Pamphlets
Lot # 453 - Gettysburg Guides and GAR Reunion Pamphlets
Lot of 7 pamphlets in paper wraps and one viewbook in cloth, all relating to the Civil War battlefield at Gettysburg, PA, mostly late 19th century. Includes a viewbook published by Tipton, Wert's handbook of the monuments (1886); Regulations for the National Park (1904); Gettysburg- Ohio Honors Her... > Item Details
W.S. HANCOCK CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 154 - W.S. HANCOCK CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Three above-average specimens, examples of DeWitt #1880-3, 4, and 5. Two include roosters on verso, the other a clover leaf. All three are 25mm., one in white metal, two in brass. None show much wear or rubbing, one has light vertigre, each retains a great deal of the original lustre. > Item Details
MCKINLEY AND ROOSEVELT JUGATE PAPER WEIGHT
Lot # 231 - MCKINLEY AND ROOSEVELT JUGATE PAPER WEIGHT
McKinley and Roosevelt milkglass back paperweight made by Terry Columbus, OH. Nice black and white line drawn images of the candidates with eagle and flag. > 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
CDV Albums of Lt. J.M. Hubbard,
Lot # 352 - CDV Albums of Lt. J.M. Hubbard, "Beecher Rifles" & 11th KS Cavalry
Scion of Middleton, Connecticut and early Kansas “Free-Stater,” Josiah Meigs Hubbard’s life extolled strong New England values that traded rhetoric for rifles on the distant plains of Kansas in the tumultuous years leading up to the Civil War. This is a significant historical group of three albums ... > Item Details
MILLARD FILLMORE PIPE
Lot # 76 - MILLARD FILLMORE PIPE
Made of unglazed clay, this pipe is in the form of a head crowned with a laurel wreath. On either side of the stem are raised letters, "President Fillmore." (1850-1853) A scarce item. > Item Details
TILDEN-HENDRICKS CLEAN SWEEP PIN
Lot # 138 - TILDEN-HENDRICKS CLEAN SWEEP PIN
A wonderful rarity from the disputed election of 1876! A hollow shell badge in the form of a broomstick embossed with "Tilden & Hendricks" and "Reform." Coppered brass, 41mm. in length, original pin intact, one of the finest specimens of DeWitt #1876-13 we've seen. > Item Details
Civil War Frock Coat From 11th Kansas Cavlary
Lot # 349 - Civil War Frock Coat From 11th Kansas Cavlary
Regulation 8 button frock coat of Lt. J.M. Hubbard along with his sword belt and intact hangers. Josiah M. Hubbard, a Middletown, Connecticut native emigrated to Waubansee, Kansas as an original member of the so-called "Beecher Rifles", or "New Haven Colony" after the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska... > 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
FINE PAIR OF JAMES BLAINE CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
Lot # 174 - FINE PAIR OF JAMES BLAINE CAMPAIGN RIBBONS
A clean example of Sullivan/Fischer #JGB-68, red on mustard yellow, with a wonderful illustration of a campaign banner in support of Blaine and Logan in 1884 by the Utica Continentals, a club in Upstate New York. Together with a black on blue reception ribbon for an 1886 visit by Blaine to Altoona, ... > Item Details
HENRY CLAY MOURNING RIBBON
Lot # 58 - HENRY CLAY MOURNING RIBBON
One of the prettiest designed Clay ribbons. A clean example of Sullivan/Fischer #HC-9, with the figure of "America" surrounded by images representing commerce, industry, shipping and agriculture. Quite bright and clean. > Item Details
GREAT POLITICAL FLAMBEAU TORCH
Lot # 277 - GREAT POLITICAL FLAMBEAU TORCH
Parade torch patented 1880 Shaler style with separate spout and mouthpiece for sawdust. Tin mouthpiece is approximately 5 inches long. The mouth piece was used to blow the sawdust through and cause the flames to flare from the three burner top. Cap for oil spout missing. > Item Details
Group of Rookwood Pottery Indian Photographs
Lot # 594 - Group of Rookwood Pottery Indian Photographs
Lot of 11, various sized images, all mounted on 8 x 10" card stock. Most copies, printed by the Bureau of American Ethnology and sold to the Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, Ohio. Purchased directly from the studio when it moved in the 1960s. Includes Sitting Bull, Rain-in-the-Face, Curley and oth... > Item Details
FRANKLIN PIERCE PIPE
Lot # 84 - FRANKLIN PIERCE PIPE
Made of glazed red clay, this pipe is in the form of a head. On either side of the stem are raised letters "President Frank Pierce." (1853-1857) Pierce material is scarce, especially 3-D items. > Item Details
DIVERSE LOT OF 4 CANES
Lot # 282 - DIVERSE LOT OF 4 CANES
First is hard to find bronze head of Cleveland with “St. Louis” embossed on front at base and “1888” in rear. This is the stick that makes Cleveland look like a walrus! From the convention. Overall 33”, with original shaft and brass ferrule. PLUS W.J. Bryan example with the candidate’s head in mo... > Item Details
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