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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Two 1852 Winfield Scott medals, one Millard Fillmore token, and an unusual piece identified as satirical tokens struck by Lovett of New York as a Tilden political, #1876-6, this clean with some silvering intact, the others show average wear with some rubbing. > Item Details
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
Quarter Plate Tintype of Yanks and Flag
Lot # 313 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Yanks and Flag
A quarter-plate tintype of two newly minted infantry non-commissioned officers photographed against the backdrop of a hanging thirty-four star flag. The unidentified pair strikes a similar pose with their M1840 swords in identical uniforms and high leather boots. The plate shows good detail but is ... > Item Details
Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
Lot # 316 - Tintype of Id'd Yank With Sabre and Remington .44
A quarter-plate tintype of an effeminate-looking trooper boasting a classic saber up, pistol down pose. A contemporary slip of paper identifies this subject as “John L. Harley, NY.” No such name or permutation thereof could be located that dovetails to cavalry service. Having spent some time with... > Item Details
HAND-TINTED LITHOGRAPH OF CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY
Lot # 390 - HAND-TINTED LITHOGRAPH OF CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY
Hand-colored lithograph entitled "The Last Call," from Bufford's Print Publishing House, Boston. The print shows a bomb about to explode at the feet of a drummer while a battle rages in the background. Framed under glass, 10 x 14" visible, scattered soiling and foxing, but overall in very good condi... > Item Details
TEDDY ROOSEVELT AND THE BEAR MATCH HOLDER
Lot # 268 - TEDDY ROOSEVELT AND THE BEAR MATCH HOLDER
Teddy and the Bear German made china figural. Some gold highlights worn off. No chips or cracks. > Item Details
Rare HEYWOOD-WAKEFIELD TRADE CATALOG 1894
Lot # 512 - Rare HEYWOOD-WAKEFIELD TRADE CATALOG 1894
Catalog of Reed & Rattan Furniture 1893-1894, Haywood & Morrill Rattan Co., Gardiner, Mass. 224pp., 4to horizontal format, printed paper cover with cloth spine and reinforcing strips inside covers, lithographed illustrations, tipped in price list and index. > Item Details
Rare Cabinet Card of Washakie
Lot # 604 - Rare Cabinet Card of Washakie
Albumen cabinet image with imprint of Charles R. Savage, titled in negative "Ute Indians." This is the great Ute chief Washakie, surrounded by women and children. A late image, and one that we have previously not seen. > Item Details
OUTSTANDING ROBERT E. LEE OIL PAINTING
Lot # 428 - OUTSTANDING ROBERT E. LEE OIL PAINTING
Oil on canvas, signed lower right "L.T. Si___ '17; framed. A fine painting based upon the full length photograph of Lee taken by Julian Vannerson of Richmond, Virginia early in 1864. Taken at the behest of several ladies of Richmond, the Vannerson "Blockade" portraits were initially meant to be u... > Item Details
ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
Lot # 347 - ALBUMEN CDV OF JEFF DAVIS
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Id'd Civil War Colt  Saddle Holsters, 11th KANSAS
Lot # 351 - Id'd Civil War Colt Saddle Holsters, 11th KANSAS
Polished leather saddle holsters for a large caliber revolver, likely the Colt Army model. Descended directly in the family of Josiah M. Hubbard. Lacking the revolvers, which according to family tradition, were disposed of long ago. Hubbard, a Middletown, Connecticut native emigrated to Waubans... > Item Details
WELLER POTTERY TAFT CAMPAIGN MUG
Lot # 276 - WELLER POTTERY TAFT CAMPAIGN MUG
Unusual 5" mug with tranfer decal of Taft and "Our Choice 1908." > Item Details
ANDREW JACKSON HANDBILL
Lot # 43 - ANDREW JACKSON HANDBILL
A wonderful Jackson handbill from 1832. "Jackson Voters BEWARE. Spurious Tickets are in circulation headed 'Jackson Republican Ticket,' and containing the names of the entire CLAY Electoral and congressional nominations. 'Honesty The Best Policy.'" 6 x 10", some professional (museum grade) restorati... > Item Details
PAPER LINCOLN PARADE FLAG
Lot # 86 - PAPER LINCOLN PARADE FLAG
A small, 3.5 x 4.25", paper parade flag in red, white and black. Promotional item distributed by Wanamaker & Brown, Phila. Flag was rolled a short distance around its stick in the past, some wrinkles and toning along that edge, about 1/3" from stick. > Item Details
Victorian Static Electricity Generator
Lot # 533 - Victorian Static Electricity Generator
A late 19th century frictional static electricity generator, this one with a brass plaque identifying it as "The Patee Static Machine / Pat. By T.H. Patee. Sept 12, 1891(?) / Greencastle, IND." This one has a walnut base that is 12.5 x 32", with wood supports. The entire structure is 33" high. The l... > Item Details
Autographs of Civil War Heroes
Lot # 418 - Autographs of Civil War Heroes
Lot of 2. Includes TLS, 1p, New York, Sept 27, 1899 invitation of W.H. Mickle, written on the stationary of the reception committee to Honor Admiral George Dewey. Boldly signed by Howard. Includes the original transmittal envelope, and two printed circulars outlining Mickle's duties. With a patr... > 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
Autographed Letter of Benj. C. Brodie
Lot # 505 - Autographed Letter of Benj. C. Brodie
ALS by Benjamin C. Brodie (1783-1862). Date uncertain, possibly London address. Brodie was the surgeon to the royal family, but, maybe more importantly, he was one of the first to describe the progression of rheumatoid arthritis (before it was known as such), including the disease's effects on the j... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Ute Squaw and  Papoose by Savage
Lot # 605 - Cabinet Card of Ute Squaw and Papoose by Savage
Albumen cabinet photograph by Charles R. Savage of Salt Lake. Titled in negative "Indian Cradle Ute Tribe," and with inked inscription on verso "Chief Wooly Head's Wife and Child." > Item Details
GREAT GROUP OF POLITICAL CAMPAIGN SHEET MUSIC
Lot # 185 - GREAT GROUP OF POLITICAL CAMPAIGN SHEET MUSIC
Lot of 8 pieces of Presidential sheet music including Lincoln, Seymour and Blair jugate campaign music (exceptional),1847 Zachary Taylor, Cleveland Victory March, Hancock Takes the Chair, 1900 Campaign March picturing McKinley, Roosevelt and Bryan, Stevenson, Wilson March, Teddy Roosevelt Commemora... > Item Details
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