Lot 474    

Child's Toy Drum with Patriotic Motifs,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
stamped brass-plated tin with interior wood bands at top and base; embossed with 4 polychrome-painted 13-star flags with embossed scroll work between and embossed beaded ring above and below; 10.25" diameter x 6.5" high.

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Sixth Ambrotype of 12th New York State Militia Private,
Lot # 116 - Sixth Ambrotype of 12th New York State Militia Private,
unidentified, wearing the popular chasseur uniform adopted in 1861 consisting of dark blue jacket trimmed and edged in light blue, full sky-blue trousers with Zouave-style leggings, and light blue kepi with dark blue lower band. The round two-piece plate is either "SNY" or earlier militia pattern. ... > Item Details
CDV of Brigadier General Albert G. Jenkins, CSA,
Lot # 78 - CDV of Brigadier General Albert G. Jenkins, CSA,
an unmounted period copy albumen from a heavily retouched original, measuring 2" x 3.3". Jenkins was Colonel of the 8th Virginia Cavalry before being promoted to Brigadier General in August 1862. At Gettysburg, Jenkins commanded one of the six brigades in J.E.B. Stuart's Cavalry Division and was wou... > Item Details
Collection of Civil War Infantry Manuals,
Lot # 540 - Collection of Civil War Infantry Manuals,
lot of 5; includes Vol. 1 of Rifle and Light Infantry Tactics... by Brevet Lieut. Col. W.J. Harder, Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Co. 1855; 16mo in brown cloth boards, 250pp with all plates and frontis; PLUS Vol. 3 of Infantry Tactics... by Brig. Gen. Silas Casey, New York, D. Van Nostrand,186... > Item Details
Panoramic Daguerreotype of San Francisco Harbor,
Lot # 1012 - Panoramic Daguerreotype of San Francisco Harbor,
anonymous quarter plate, circa 1852-53. Taken from a vantage point looking down towards the harbor, with numerous commercial buildings and a sea of masts of abandoned tall ships in the distance. A number of signs are visible, with the large advertisement for Bell and McElwee Upholsterers & Paper H... > Item Details
<i>Table of Distances of the Overland Daily Stage Line</i>,
Lot # 1035 - Table of Distances of the Overland Daily Stage Line,
From Atchison, Kansas, to Great Salt Lake City, the Route Passing Through Denver City, thence by the Cherokee Trail along Cache La Poudre River, Through Laramie Plains, by Fort Halleck and Medicine Bow Mountains, Bridger's Pass and Fort Bridger, to Great Salt Lake City. Holladay, Ben, Proprietor. Ne... > Item Details
Civil War Era Archive of the Augusta Arsenal,
Lot # 500 - Civil War Era Archive of the Augusta Arsenal,
37 documents, 1861-1872. Reinforced with 22,000 muskets during the first months of the secession crisis in 1860, the Augusta Arsenal was taken over by secessionist forces in January 1861 by order of Georgia Governor Joseph E. Brown, thus becoming one of the earliest suppliers of military equipment ... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Ambrotype of Boy Officer with Sword,
Lot # 159 - Quarter Plate Ambrotype of Boy Officer with Sword,
unidentified except for 1861 May scratched into back of silver backing plate. An excellent portrait of a very young officer wearing epaulettes and cradling a foot officer's sword. The buttons are definitely state issue and may be Massachusetts. This ambrotype is similar to another known quarter plat... > Item Details
Half-Plate Daguerreotype of a Distinguished Gentleman,
Lot # 631 - Half-Plate Daguerreotype of a Distinguished Gentleman,
looks quite familiar, but just cannot place this gentleman, housed in embossed floral urn leather covered case. > Item Details
Signed Dale Evans, Texas Spurs,
Lot # 1023 - Signed Dale Evans, Texas Spurs,
stamped on outside of undecorated face with Dale Evans/Maker/Aberdeen Tex; silver and copper overlay on wrought steel with 5-pointed star held in place by cross-hatched silver and copper faced woman's leg with high heel boot, side with Ranch Brand being 2 straight bars with inverted crescent below i... > Item Details
Daguerreotype of a Girl and Her Huge Toy Poodle,
Lot # 611 - Daguerreotype of a Girl and Her Huge Toy Poodle,
anonymous sixth plate in leather case. A buckle (?) at her waist tinted gold. > Item Details
CDV of One-Armed Veteran with Horn,
Lot # 680 - CDV of One-Armed Veteran with Horn,
post-war view by W.M. Tucker, Little Falls, N.Y. on later cream-colored mount, circa 1870. Unidentified soldier posed against lavish patriotic backdrop with large horn slung at waist. An accomplished view of an unknown veteran that is likely unpublished. > Item Details
ID'd Civil War Capper from the 7th New York Cavalry,
Lot # 456 - ID'd Civil War Capper from the 7th New York Cavalry,
brass leaf shaped unmarked capper engraved on one face with Lieut. DC.Ellis/7th N.Y. Cav.; 4.25" long x 1.7" wide. Ellis was a Captain in the 1st New York Mounted Rifles, also known as the 7th N.Y. Cavalry. Includes printed soldier's and unit histories. > Item Details
Deluxe Rosewood Stereographoscope,
Lot # 729 - Deluxe Rosewood Stereographoscope,
unmarked with beautifully figured rosewood veneers, scroll-sawn image holder with sliding adjustment that folds flat for storage; stereo viewer with 2" lenses, also folds flat for storage with cove-moulded base, in original finish; 25.2" long x 12.2" wide x 11.75" high when open and 5" high when clo... > Item Details
Political Pocket Mirror of Black Illinois Congressman Dated 1922,
Lot # 914 - Political Pocket Mirror of Black Illinois Congressman Dated 1922,
Louis Bernard Anderson (1870-?), lawyer, delegate to the Republican National Convention; with sepia tone photomechanical portrait on rear with printed inscription Compliments of Louis B. Anderson Candidate for Congress 1st Ill. District; 2" x 2.75". > Item Details
Half Plate Daguerreotype Attributed Southworth and Hawes,
Lot # 630 - Half Plate Daguerreotype Attributed Southworth and Hawes,
though unsigned and uncased. Typical of the poses they used; waist-length portrait of an older lady in white bonnet with dark silk dress. > Item Details
Half Plate Tintype of Hunters in Punt-Type Boat,
Lot # 660 - Half Plate Tintype of Hunters in Punt-Type Boat,
ca 1870s, of three men, two armed with shotguns, one with a lever-action rifle. Appear to be beginning a trip; their craft is piled high with trunks and valises. > Item Details
Civil War 57th Penn. Ladder Badge,
Lot # 557 - Civil War 57th Penn. Ladder Badge,
pinback with 4 pieces attached with chain, nilo nickel that reads Co.H./57/Penn.Vol. Inf. with blue silk ribbon backing and brass tassel; 2" x 4.5". > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Armed Southern Cavalryman,
Lot # 127 - Sixth Plate Tintype of Armed Southern Cavalryman,
unidentified, uniformed in plain gray eight-button shell jacket having stand-up collar with gilded buttons and kepi with black oilcloth rain cover. Matching wool trousers appear to have narrow stripe running down leg. Belt and plate are hidden by two holstered pistols, noticeably a pristine Colt Arm... > Item Details
French & Indian War Horn of <i>James Benton</i>, Dated 1755,
Lot # 217 - French & Indian War Horn of James Benton, Dated 1755,
with three lines of text that read James Benton Junrs. Horn/Dated At Lake George/November The 1st 1755 with domed spruce plug end attached with brass tacks, ring turned throat and faceted spout. Fine old polished patina; total length 14". > Item Details
Civil War Gunboat on the Pamunky River,
Lot # 433 - Civil War Gunboat on the Pamunky River,
7.75 x 5.75" albumen image monted on larger light grey 10 x 12" board. A direct positive print from the original negative, though printed after the war. A fine image of an eastern gunboat and her crew, identified as Gun Boat on the Pamunky near White House, Va. > Item Details
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