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Sixth Plate Ambrotype of A Building Under Construction
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous, sixth plate ruby ambrotype of a three story clapboard building that appears to be undergoing renovation. The building is at the edge of a woods, and in the distance a split rail fence can be seen. Slabs of limestone are piled in the foreground, and scaffolding is visible at the right side of the building. Neat image.

Condition:  
VG, in full pressed paper case.
Est $200 - $300
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William McKinley Crewelwork Table Cover
Lot # 239 - William McKinley Crewelwork Table Cover
William McKinley machine made lace cloth approximately 30 inches square. Bust of McKinley in the center . Top of the cloth has been sewn to accommodate a rod for hanging. VG. > Item Details
19TH CENTURY CAPS AND KEPIS
Lot # 467 - 19TH CENTURY CAPS AND KEPIS
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BUTLER CAMPAIGN PLAQUE
Lot # 180 - BUTLER CAMPAIGN PLAQUE
Hanging plaque with raise profile of Benjamin Butler, the Greenback-Labor Candidate for President in 1884. 4 x 5.5" with ring attachment on verso, listed in DeWitt as BB-1884-1. Lead with copper finish. > Item Details
STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN FERRO
Lot # 90 - STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN FERRO
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Two Great Books by George Catlin
Lot # 570 - Two Great Books by George Catlin
Catlin, George. "Shut Your Mouth and Save Your Life." 6th ed. 1875. London: Trubner & Co. 12mo, 102pp., cloth covers with gilt front. This interesting little volume contains Catlin's observations on health and hygiene among "Savages" and "Civilized Man," in an attempt to improve the health of the la... > Item Details
JAMES A. GARFIELD CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 150 - JAMES A. GARFIELD CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Four typical tokens from 1880 reflecting the candidacy of the "canal boy." One superior example of a jugate with co-joined portraits, original lustre, 25mm. brass, the others in average condition with some age. Together with a small "Garfield and Arthur" clothing button. > Item Details
NICE GROUP OF HENRY CLAY CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 53 - NICE GROUP OF HENRY CLAY CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Three specimens: DeWitt #1844-18 in white metal, 36mm., honoring the "Great Convention Held at Baltimore;" #1844-32 in copper, holed at top, 25mm.; and #1844-37 in brass, 24mm. Each has typical wear, overall quite good. > Item Details
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Lot # 235 - WM. MCKINLEY AND WIFE MATCHED PAPERWEIGHTS
A pair of photo paperweights picturing President and Mrs. McKinley. Back covers have been removed but the items are complete. > 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
ANDREW JACKSON NOTIONS BOX
Lot # 44 - ANDREW JACKSON NOTIONS BOX
This cardboard box has a hand-colored engraving of "Andrew Jackson" under glass on the lid. The portrait of Jackson is based on Ralph E.W. Earl's painting of "Andrew Jackson at the Hermitage 1830" which was published as a print in 1832 by Bufford and Pendleton of Boston. The box is 4 x 4.5 x 1.5", c... > Item Details
SIGNED CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL A.S. WILLIAMS
Lot # 326 - SIGNED CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL A.S. WILLIAMS
Published wartime view of Alpheus Starkey Williams as Brigadier General wearing two star badges of the 12th/20th Corps. Cartes is ink-signed in Williams’ bold hand on verso using his Bvt. Major General’s rank dating the signature to after January 1866. Williams commanded a division in the 12th Cor... > 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
TWO 19TH CENTURY COUNTY ATLASES
Lot # 541 - TWO 19TH CENTURY COUNTY ATLASES
Lot of 2. Includes "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Clinton County, Ohio." Compiled, drawn and published from actual surveys by Lake, Griffing & Stevenson, Philadelphia, 1876. Folio, with 20 hand-colored maps, nearly a third of them 2-page maps, including a folding map of Ohio with counties and t... > Item Details
CDV of Bvt. Captain Joseph B. Foraker, 89th OVI.
Lot # 334 - CDV of Bvt. Captain Joseph B. Foraker, 89th OVI.
An unpublished late war “Brady” view with Foraker’s ink signature and rank on recto. Foraker crafted an exemplary service career followed by an illustrious political tenure. Keese’s recently published "Too Young To Die" contains a summary of Foraker’s place among 19th century American notables. S... > Item Details
GARFIELD-ARTHUR CAMPAIGN BADGE
Lot # 144 - GARFIELD-ARTHUR CAMPAIGN BADGE
A cardboard badge with portraits of Garfield and Arthur, same as DeWitt JG-1880-27. Attached to a 2 x 5" red ribbon with black lettering, "For President, J.A. Garfield. For Vice President, C.A. Arthur." Ribbon has scattered light soiling. > Item Details
CDV of Edwin Perrin & Kiowa Chief,
Lot # 563 - CDV of Edwin Perrin & Kiowa Chief,
Great image of Edwin Perrin, U.S. expediter sent by the Secretary of War to help arm Civil War troops in the southwest. Image probably taken in Albuquerque, January, 1862. The Indian holds a bow and has a quiver full of arrows and holds a Colt pocket revolver. Perrin dressed in a fringed fur jacke... > Item Details
CLEVELAND GLASS PAPERWEIGHT
Lot # 165 - CLEVELAND GLASS PAPERWEIGHT
Domed glass paperweight with sepia photographic decal of Grover Cleveland applied to underside. This appears to be a campaign memento from Cleveland's 3rd try for the Presidency in 1892. 3", no markings. > Item Details
McKenney and Hall 1933 Edition
Lot # 571 - McKenney and Hall 1933 Edition
McKenney, Thomas L. & James Hall. "The Indian Tribes of North America." 1933. Edinburgh: John Grant. 8vo, 3vols., cloth with gilt spines, 123 color plates and 2 maps. Plates in excellent condition, maps each have 1 tear in lower edge, otherwise in very good condition. > Item Details
RARE HORACE GREELEY CAMPAIGN FERRO
Lot # 122 - RARE HORACE GREELEY CAMPAIGN FERRO
Rare Greeley Pin. Despite faults: a broken wing on the eagle, minor shift to ferro and tiny scratch; this 30 x 42mm. shell remains quite sharp and includes the classic "Acts Not Words" campaign slogan. Sullivan/DeWitt #HG-14, a tough 1872 political! > Item Details
RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
Lot # 127 - RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
A 24mm. smaller variant of DeWitt #1868-16 (see previous lot), holed at top as made, has one small recessed area at the top of Seymour's head from a bubble in the mold, otherwise fine. > Item Details
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