Three U.S. Naval Military Appointments for Charles . Bain
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Beard Elixir Illustrated Broadside,
Lot # - Beard Elixir Illustrated Broadside,
with illustrations of balding men before and after the use of this product, undated but ca 1900 and certainly before the establishment of the Food and Drug Administration. > Item Details
19th Century Christian Satirical Poem,
Lot # - 19th Century Christian Satirical Poem,
a printed 32 stanza poem in three columns with ornamental border on 9” x 12” paper dated Dec. 27, 1866, being a satirical look at the history of Christianity and ending with the stanzas All praises to the Devil/For Giving God t1866 Atheists Song Sheet, > Item Details
Section of Track with Spike from Clinton & Port Hudson RR,
Lot # - Section of Track with Spike from Clinton & Port Hudson RR,
a ca 8" long piece of track and railroad spike, mounted on walnut stand with attached brass plaque reading Clinton & Port Hudson Railroad Built in 1833, 81 Miles in Length Track Gauge 4'8.5".The Clinton-Port Hudson Railroad, which included a spur to Jackson was incorporated in 1833 and played an imp... > Item Details
Seven Daguerreotype & Ambrotype Portraits,
Lot # - Seven Daguerreotype & Ambrotype Portraits,
lot of 4; includes a quarter plate book form case with floral decoration and embossed brass clasp gilt edges and daguerrian portrait of a young gentleman; PLUS 6th plate book form with floral decoration and daguerrian portrait of older gentleman; PLUS a 16th plate book form with painted imitation to... > Item Details
[AFRICA] Livingstone, David,
Lot # - [AFRICA] Livingstone, David,
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast: Thence Across the Continent, Down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1... > Item Details
1930s Silver Overlay Golfing Trophy,
Lot # - 1930s Silver Overlay Golfing Trophy,
in the form of a drinks pitcher, hand-blown with applied handle and ground pontil, silver overlay golfing scene with clubhouse, three golfers, trees and greens, with 1.25" wide silver band below with engraved inscription C.G.C. Decoration Day 36 Holes Given By C.F. Brizter Won By Gordon L.Geilfus, 1... > Item Details
Wm McKinley Campaign Poster,
Lot # - Wm McKinley Campaign Poster,
with engraved shoulder length portrait of McKinley, with text block below William McKinley./Republican Candidate For President, published by Oscar Marshall, N.Y., engraved by Edgar Marshall, 12" x 17". > Item Details
Albumen of Riverboat at Cannelton, Indiana,
Lot # - Albumen of Riverboat at Cannelton, Indiana,
ca. late 19th century, the image depicting a twin-stacked sternwheeler at rest along the Ohio River shore. Matted in fairly recent wooden frame pencil inscribed Cannelton, Indiana / levee on backboard. 7.5" x 5.5" overall with frame. > Item Details
Group of Civilian War Dated Letters From Iowa,
Lot # - Group of Civilian War Dated Letters From Iowa,
lot of 14, with nine letters dated 1864 or earlier, primarily to Jacob Beaver of Pennsylvania from Iowa merchant Henry Shellenberger. The earliest correspondence concerns the particulars of Beaver's proposed move to Iowa, with Shellenberger mentioning on January 26, 1861 that Mr Sloans farm (is) 80 ... > Item Details
Circa 1902 Vernacular Photograph Album
1851 Irland Census Records of Meehan Family of County Mayo,
Lot # - 1851 Irland Census Records of Meehan Family of County Mayo,
a partially printed Certified Copy from the Public Record Office of Ireland, dated January 3, 1910, in which farmer Michael Meehan's family is listed. With mid-20th century postal envelope addressed to USA. 15.75" x 15.25" flat. > Item Details
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