Lot 11    

Quarter Plate Ambrotype of Gent and His Inkwell
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous image of a well-dressed gent taken before a canvas drop. He is posed with a large cerramic inkwell and two dip pens, perhaps indicative of his occupation.

Condition:  
Image Exc in pressed paper case with lid detached.
Est $200 - $400
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Early Cattleman's Association Badge
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HARRISON-REID GLASS PAPERWEIGHT
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 Autograph Book of John Hunt Morgan and His Men
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An incomparably rare autograph book containing the autograph of General John Hunt Morgan "The Thunderbolt of the Confederacy," and most of his officers, apparently assembled while he was prisoner at the Ohio Penitentiary, Columbus, Ohio. Quarto size, bound in red-tooled leather, containing 53 au... > Item Details
Stereoview of Confederate Raider
Lot # 410 - Stereoview of Confederate Raider "Stonewall"
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GREAT REFERENCE
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Lot of 3. "Encyclopedia of Political Buttons" by Ted Hake. This is the three volume set, bound in red, white and blue boards. This is the must have set. Lacks current price guide. > Item Details
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Lot # 481 - PHOTO INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY W.H. TAFT
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FINE SAMUEL TILDEN CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Lot # 137 - FINE SAMUEL TILDEN CAMPAIGN STICKPIN
Tilden Pin. Sullivan/DeWitt #SJT-18, a fine 1876 pin that can be mated with the Hayes counterpart also in this sale. 26mm., original pin intact, quite fine. > Item Details
CSA AND UCV BUTTONS AND MORE
Lot # 443 - CSA AND UCV BUTTONS AND MORE
Lot of 8. Includes two pair of gilt cufflinks made of UCV buttons, one the classic CSA Waterbury Variey, one with ANV battle flag surrounded by "UCV and 1861-1865". PLUS a single GAR frock coat button, and two U.S. Naval buttons, one a coat Vanguard NY example, and one a sleeve, unmarked example. ... > Item Details
Gas Fixtures 1870s Trade Catalog
Lot # 513 - Gas Fixtures 1870s Trade Catalog
57 loose plates from a Mitchell, Vance & Co. gas fixtures catalog, including a page of gas cigar lighters. Most have applied strips to binding edge and amateur repairs to back, but still suitable for framing. Some pages have ghosts of other pages visible, most have some foxing and damp stains, but s... > Item Details
RARE OHIO MCKINLEY & ROOSEVELT 1900 CAMPAIGN POSTER
Lot # 250 - RARE OHIO MCKINLEY & ROOSEVELT 1900 CAMPAIGN POSTER
Poster for McKinley & Roosevelt, "Hamilton County Republican Candidates," with both candidates on either side of Lady Liberty, and small portraits of 17 Hamilton County (OH) Republican candidates. Bottom line "Election Day -- Tuesday, Nov. 6th, 1900." ("For Presidential Elector 1st Ohio Dist. Joseph... > Item Details
RARE MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE
Lot # 387 - RARE MEMPHIS CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE
A 17 x 24" broadside with "Regulations and Executive and Official Orders, Governing the Purchase of Products in Insurrectionary States." It includes not only orders from President Lincoln, but also Secretaries of Treasury, War, Navy, etc., most orders dated in the fall of 1864. "Printed and for Sale... > Item Details
Bound Volume of Civil War Era Sheet Music
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Folio, cloth boards with gilded leather backstrip and corners. A fine volume containing ca. 37 printed titles and a number in manuscript form. Several with illustrated covers, including "General McClellan's Grand March," "Tribute to Ellsworth," "The Irish Mother's Lament," and "Dixe for the Union... > Item Details
LOT OF TINTYPES AND CABINET CARDS, INCLUDING POST MORTEM
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HORATIO SEYMOUR FERRO STICK PIN
Lot # 128 - HORATIO SEYMOUR FERRO STICK PIN
Ferro .75" stickpin in brass shell with red enamel surrounding portrait. > Item Details
1876 PRESIDENTIAL COAT-TAIL STREAMERS
Lot # 131 - 1876 PRESIDENTIAL COAT-TAIL STREAMERS
Three red, white and blue ribbons, each measuring 2 x 14", attached at one end with a cord. Each of the streamers has the name of a candidate stencilled in black, "Hayes," "Wheeler," "Garfield." This item dates to the presidential election of 1876 in which Garfield was a candidate for re-election to... > Item Details
SLAVE BILL OF SALE
Lot # 289 - SLAVE BILL OF SALE
Large 8vo, 1p, 184_. Receipt for the sale of Juliet, "about twenty two years age….sound in mind and body, a slave for life…" Signed B.H. Dockery & Co." From the papers of A.O. Harris, Memphis, Tennessee > Item Details
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