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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Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Distinguished Gentleman,
Lot # 629 - Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of a Distinguished Gentleman,
a fine, anonymous image in a full case. He's another one of those guys that "looks like" someone, but we haven't made a hit. You decide. > Item Details
Three CDV's of Major General John Sickles,
Lot # 41 - Three CDV's of Major General John Sickles,
all different views, two by Anthony after Brady, one by Fredricks, N.Y. A disparate and controversial subject, Sickles first commanded the New York Excelsior Brigade before being promoted to Major General in November 1862. Sickles was in charge of the 3rd Corps at Chancellorsville and unfortunately... > Item Details
CDV of Col John Singleton Mosby,
Lot # 297 - CDV of Col John Singleton Mosby,
published by Anthony. Virginia's premier partisan ranger attained the rank of Colonel, 1st Virginia Cavalry and left a trail of havoc and frustrated Union commanders in his wake. The stuff of legend Mosby is still revered in the Valley to this day. Mosby refused to surrender at the end of the war a... > Item Details
CDV of Major Gen. Irvin McDowell,
Lot # 274 - CDV of Major Gen. Irvin McDowell,
by Fredericks, N.Y. The uninspired McDowell was the first in a frustrating line of failed Army of the Potomac commanders having presided over the incomprehensible rout at Bull Run as Washington society looked on. Retained because of political clout, displaced in army command, but "promoted" to lead... > Item Details
Two CDV's of Brigadier General David M. Gregg,
Lot # 23 - Two CDV's of Brigadier General David M. Gregg,
one by Brady, the other with imprint of C.H. Spieler's, Philadelphia. The less common Speiler vignette shows Gregg as Colonel of the 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry. The West Point-educated ex-dragoon took command of the 8th Pennsylvania early in 1862 and by the end of the year's fighting had been promoted... > Item Details
34-Star Civil War-Era Flag,
Lot # 986 - 34-Star Civil War-Era Flag,
printed on cotton, double-wreathed central star flanked by four corner stars, machine-sewn cotton hoist, cotton hoist, length 34" x height 22". > Item Details
Two Massive McKinley Political Badges,
Lot # 854 - Two Massive McKinley Political Badges,
large, hollow brass shell-badges from William McKinley 1896 campaign, 5" in diameter and 6.5" in length, both with eagles above bar clasps proclaiming An Honest Dollar. One is bright, minor denting as is normally the case, detailing on the cardboard disk on verso: Cincinnati Commercial Tribune, Hurr... > Item Details
Cane from Tree Felled by the Hale Brothers of New Hampshire,
Lot # 921 - Cane from Tree Felled by the Hale Brothers of New Hampshire,
carved from a single piece of walnut with 1.5" engraved coin silver band below turned knob handle that reads Taken from Stump of tree felled by Samuel and Wm. Hale on New Years Day 1812, with .5" brass ferrule; total length 36.5". Samuel & William were the sons of Major Samuel Hale, a New Hampshire ... > Item Details
CDV of Brevet Major General Romeyn B. Ayres,
Lot # 39 - CDV of Brevet Major General Romeyn B. Ayres,
published by Anthony after Brady. West Point graduate and Mexican War veteran, Ayres was an expert artilleryman which he demonstrated brilliantly in the battles of 1862. Promoted to Brigadier General in November 1862 Ayres converted to infantry and commanded the largely regular 2nd division in Sykes... > Item Details
Confederate Artillery Sword,
Lot # 385 - Confederate Artillery Sword,
crude copy of the Ames version with 19" double edged blade with double stop fuller above single 3/5 length fuller stamped on ricasso with 299 and triangle made of small diamond shaped points on each ricasso; single piece cast brass hilt with bar type guard, scaled grip and step domed pommel with a r... > Item Details
CDV of Col. John Slocum and Pass with Slocum's Signature,
Lot # 321 - CDV of Col. John Slocum and Pass with Slocum's Signature,
with imprint of Earle & Son, Philadelphia. Common view of Colonel John Slocum, killed at Bull Run while commanding the 2nd Rhode Island. Also included is a pre-printed paper pass on heavy stock from Camp Burnside, Providence, R.I. dated June 1861 ink signed in Slocum's hand. > Item Details
Stereoview of Apache Prisoners in Chihuahua,
Lot # 1128 - Stereoview of Apache Prisoners in Chihuahua,
lot of 2 cabinet-sized views by the Continent Stereoscopic Company. One of a group of Apache men and women seated before an adobe wall, titled Crook's Prisoners at Chihuahua, Mexico. Another showing reservation Apache with title Indians Going for Hay in Arizona.This view was likely taken by a Mexi... > Item Details
CDV of John Fremont with E. Anthony Backmark,
Lot # 801 - CDV of John Fremont with E. Anthony Backmark,
an artistic rendering of John Fremont, the “Great Pathfinder,” on a carte by Anthony/Brady. A brief 1864 candidate against Lincoln, Fremont withdrew to endorse the incumbent. A nice carte. > Item Details
Buffalo Lance Reused as Knife,
Lot # 258 - Buffalo Lance Reused as Knife,
hand-wrought steel, trade double-edged lance head with tang having two holes, early 2-piece wood grip riveted on tang, hand-filing marks quite clearly seen on blade; total length 17". > Item Details
CDV of <i>Wilson Chinn, a Branded Slave From Louisiana</i>,
Lot # 905 - CDV of Wilson Chinn, a Branded Slave From Louisiana,
so titled on recto, photographed by Kimball with 1863 copyright line. A rare, and dramatic image of slavery, produced during the second year of the War and meant to inflame Northern sympathies. Chinn is shown wearing a variety of restraints and other instruments of "punishment." A seldom encounte... > Item Details
Scarce Martyred Presidents Bandana,
Lot # 1004 - Scarce Martyred Presidents Bandana,
polychrome printed silk with bust portraits of Lincoln, Garfield and McKinley with scene of each assassination and patriotic motifs; 16" square. > Item Details
Trager Photograph of Kicking Bear and Two Other Sioux Chiefs,
Lot # 1098 - Trager Photograph of Kicking Bear and Two Other Sioux Chiefs,
including Young Man Afraid of His Horses and Standing Bear, with his Chadron copyright line in the negative and descriptive text on verso. Taken at Pine Ridge Agency January 30, 1889 in the aftermath of the Wounded Knee massacre, and illustrated in Jensen, Paul and Carter's Eyewitness to Wounded Kn... > Item Details
CSA D-Guard  Bowie Knife,
Lot # 387 - CSA D-Guard Bowie Knife,
classic Confederate D-Guard with unmarked 18" long single edged blade with false tip, single piece quillon/knuckle bow with hand cut nut pommel and single piece faceted walnut grip; total length 23.5", with great patina. Scabbard is sewn brown leather with traced of belt loop on left side; total len... > 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
Photograph of Armed Soldier Wearing McKinley Pinback and McKinley Badge,
Lot # 860 - Photograph of Armed Soldier Wearing McKinley Pinback and McKinley Badge,
early silver print; oval 7.5" x 4.5" on larger card stock with blind stamp of Engle, Clyde, O.; brass belt plate of soldier ends with IO, likely an Ohio Militia unit, holds a Springfield Trapdoor Rifle with bayonet on belt; card stock 8.4" x 13.5". An Ohio boy showing his support for the home state ... > Item Details
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