Lot 15    

Half Plate Tintype of New England Town
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous, half plate tintype of a tidy New England town. Great tones.

Condition:  
Uncased, in mat and preserver only.
Est $300 - $500
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FINE U.S. GRANT COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE
Lot # 114 - FINE U.S. GRANT COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE
A somewhat unusual commemorative plaque, 19 x 22", with a bust of Grant in the center, and vignettes of his career around the frame. The primary construction is stamped sheet copper over heavy paper; the frame was covered in blue velvet, but most of the pile has worn off. The vignettes depict "Drivi... > Item Details
Rare Bedford Forrest Cavalry Badge
Lot # 445 - Rare Bedford Forrest Cavalry Badge
A desirable Confederate vets ladder-type badge from the Forrest Cavalry Corps. Gilded brass and aluminum, circa 1900 or so. > Item Details
JAMES BUCHANNAN CAMPAIGN RIBBON PLUS
Lot # 74 - JAMES BUCHANNAN CAMPAIGN RIBBON PLUS
LOT OF 3 ITEMS. An example of Sullivan/Fischer #JB8, this multicolored Buchanan ribbon has two areas of separation that have been repaired, some light age and discoloration, the red and blue colors remain quite vibrant. Together with an 1856 pro-Fillmore cover labeling "ole Buck" as "Judas." Also, a... > Item Details
PHOTO INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY W.H. TAFT
Lot # 481 - PHOTO INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY W.H. TAFT
An oversized photo of an oversized President, William Howard Taft (1909-1913). 9.5 x 13.5", sepia silver print on matte paper. Inscribed "For the Rev. K.G. Pierce of All Saints' Unitarian with my great respect and best wishes of Wm. H. Taft / The White House, May 5th, 1909." In 11.75 x 16.25" frame... > Item Details
BLAINE-LOGAN JUGATE CAMPAIGN CHARM
Lot # 173 - BLAINE-LOGAN JUGATE CAMPAIGN CHARM
Blaine/Logan charm. A somewhat different, thicker political, Sullivan/DeWitt 1884-41, cardboard is somewhat light, minor foxing along edge of Logan portrait, shell retains all its original lustre. > Item Details
GREAT GAR DENVER 1905 BADGE
Lot # 447 - GREAT GAR DENVER 1905 BADGE
Issued to delegates to the 39th Annual Encampment, held in Denver in 1905. Bronze, gilded and enamelded brass on silk ribbon, 6" total length. With a cowboy and bucking bronco at top, vignettes of titled "Cattle, Mining and Farming" in center, and GAR symbol with bronze head of Ambrose Burnside a... > Item Details
A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot # 403 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot of 6 albumen photographs, ranging in size from 9 x 12.5" to 11.25 x 15" all mounted on larger board, several with Russell's blindstamp. Scenes taken in an around the District of Columbia and Georgetown. Includes the following: "View Taken from N.H. Whiton's Residence (Looking South); Loo... > Item Details
Scarce Phelps Printing of Declaration of Independence
Lot # 34 - Scarce Phelps Printing of Declaration of Independence
A rare lithograph of the Declaration of Independence with tributes to Lafayette and Washington in the lower corners and images representing the original 13 states surrounding the text. 22 x 30", publ. by Humphrey Phelps, NY, 1845. Short margin tears, edge scuffing on long sides from being rolled, l... > Item Details
W.H. Jackson Panoramic Grand Canyon Photograph,
Lot # 616 - W.H. Jackson Panoramic Grand Canyon Photograph,
Hand-colored silver bromide print 57.5 x 21.25", titled lower left in the negative "06089. Grand Canyon of the Colorado" and hand inked in the lower right "Detroit Publishing Company." A tour-de-force, 3 mammoth plate image, completely hand-colored, circa 1900-1910. In it's original 65 x 28.5" o... > 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
GREAT CIVIL WAR  PAINTING
Lot # 431 - GREAT CIVIL WAR PAINTING
Anonymous, 16 x 13.5 oil on canvas painting of two Union cavalrymen posed at an opening in the woods. A fascinating painting, because of the accouterments clearly visible on the trooper in the foreground. His red bedroll, saddlebags, and heavy sabre hand off his McClellan, with an additional pack ... > Item Details
BOOK, THE DEMON OF ANDERSONVILLE
Lot # 389 - BOOK, THE DEMON OF ANDERSONVILLE
"The Demon of Andersonville; or the Trial of Wirz,…" Philadelphia: Barclay & Co., 1865. 8vo,120 pp., 4 illustrations and map of Andersonville frontis, in chromolithographed paper wrap. > Item Details
Currier and Ives Lincoln Political Cartoon
Lot # 109 - Currier and Ives Lincoln Political Cartoon
Political Lithograph by Currier & Ives, NY, 1860. This cartoon depicts Douglas & Johnson as mules hitched to one side of the Democratic wagon, and Breckenridge & Lane hitched to the other, pulling the Democratic party in opposite directions. Unfortunately, the wagon is on a railroad track, and the R... > Item Details
GARFIELD-ARTHUR CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 152 - GARFIELD-ARTHUR CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Woven Garfield and Arthur ribbon. Cataloged as Sullivan/Fischer #JAG-1, this multicolored gem is a true classic from the campaign of 1880. A few light stains, overall quite bold with vibrant colors on a rare campaign textile. > Item Details
Colorado, Wyoming and Utah Cabinet and Boudoir Cards
Lot # 612 - Colorado, Wyoming and Utah Cabinet and Boudoir Cards
Lot of 39. Includes 20 boudoir cards by Alex Martin of Denver, three of Salt Lake, the remaining various Colorado scenes, including Denver and Snow Shed, Manitou and more. PLUS 4 boudoir cards by Martin of Silver Plume, Georgetown and trains on "The Loop". PLUS 4 boudoir cards by F.J. Haynes of v... > 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
TINTYPE OF CIVIL WAR PRIVATE WITH ENFIELD
Lot # 319 - TINTYPE OF CIVIL WAR PRIVATE WITH ENFIELD
A loose sixth-plate tintype of a private wearing a pork-pie hat and holding an Enfield rifle in full leather gear. A period identification indicates that he is “D.A. Jones b. 9 of June 1843” with an added notation of “ Carrie Jones b. 12 of June 1845,” probably husband and wife. The “Jones” surnam... > Item Details
PAIR OF GREAT B. HARRISON CAMPAIGN STANHOPES
Lot # 202 - PAIR OF GREAT B. HARRISON CAMPAIGN STANHOPES
Carved ivory stanhope with titled portraits of "President Harrison and Vice President Morton" at top. Similar to Hake #3046, this in two pieces that come apart made to be used as a pen -- 6" in length, the metal casing from a pen inside. Two small cracks along base attachment hardly noticeable, nice... > Item Details
THREE W.J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN PLATES
Lot # 256 - THREE W.J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN PLATES
Lot of three William J. Bryan picture plates with sepia transfers. The lot includes an unusual 9 inch 1909 calendar plate. Nice condition. > Item Details
A.J. RUSSELL  CIVIL WAR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot # 400 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS
Lot of 4 albumen photographs, each 12.25 x 9 mounted on larger boards. Three of these images were taken in March, 1864 and record the lifting of the steam locomotive "Vibbard" from the "draw" at the Long Bridge over the Potomac near Washington, D.C., one with a strip label title, two with pencilled... > Item Details
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