Lot 8    

JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, SEATED WOMAN WITH BOOK
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Anonymous sixth plate in complete wooden case. She rests a Japanese book on her knees.

Condition:  
EXC, with Japanese handstamp on edge of case.
Est $250 - $350
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PAIR OF JUGATE BLAINE-LOGAN RIBBONS
Lot # 175 - PAIR OF JUGATE BLAINE-LOGAN RIBBONS
Two Blaine-Logan jugate ribbons. Examples of Sullivan/Fischer #JGB-19, bright, clean albumins attached, one light area of mounting discoloration at top, otherwise excellent. Together with #JGB-7, black on tan, also small mounting remnant on verso without any discoloration to front. Two great silks ... > Item Details
IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR FIFE
Lot # 380 - IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR FIFE
Fine rosewood fife engraved with "J. Jameson" and "Co. D 16", "Co. C 16" and Co. C 2." on the brass end caps. We found multiple Jameson's but none precisely matching this affiliation. A neat piece worthy of more research. > Item Details
WONDERFUL JAMES A. GARFIELD IRONSTONE CREAMER
Lot # 149 - WONDERFUL JAMES A. GARFIELD IRONSTONE CREAMER
Early Burslem china Garfield 5 inch Memorial pitcher picturing British and American flags. The back is dated with his birth and death and a commemorative poem. > Item Details
BRECKENRIDGE AND LANE PAPER BALLOT
Lot # 105 - BRECKENRIDGE AND LANE PAPER BALLOT
4.5" x 8" jugate portrait ballot for Breckinridge and Lane. A classic piece of political ephemera supporting Buchanan's Vice President as the Southern Democrat candidate against Abraham Lincoln in 1860. Breckinridge represented Kentucky in the House of Representatives and was a Senator from that sta... > Item Details
Photograph of Umatilla Chief by A. Gardner
Lot # 590 - Photograph of Umatilla Chief by A. Gardner
Albumen photograph, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, with strip label "Umatilla. Wolf. (profile)." Negative probably by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washingiton in 1872. Printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology and sold to the Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... > Item Details
Dated 1776 Powder Horn,
Lot # 299 - Dated 1776 Powder Horn,
A finely carved priming horn,circa 9.5" in length, engraved with three lines of text: "Gabril BrunD18* Horn"; " Made* in*BedFord" and "Jenunery*ye 22 1776." Two fish grace the horn, a swordfish and what appears to be a whale, along with several geometric engravings. This horn is attributed to ... > Item Details
William McKinley Crewelwork Table Cover
Lot # 239 - William McKinley Crewelwork Table Cover
William McKinley machine made lace cloth approximately 30 inches square. Bust of McKinley in the center . Top of the cloth has been sewn to accommodate a rod for hanging. VG. > Item Details
POSTER OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR 1856
Lot # 72 - POSTER OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FOR 1856
Campaign chart depicting all of the candidates for president and vice president for 1856. Issued as a supplement for the NYC newspaper "Brother Jonathan" and given away by them as a "memento of the Christmas Holidays." Central column of advertising messages from the publisher. Each portrait is conta... > Item Details
LOT OF 2 SOUVENIR SHERIFF'S BADGES, 1892-93
Lot # 261 - LOT OF 2 SOUVENIR SHERIFF'S BADGES, 1892-93
A copper "sheriff's badge" inscribed "National Republican Convention. Minneapolis, 1892." Suspended from hanger marked "Souvenir." AND a similar piece with engraved portrait of cleveland in center star, outer area inscribed "Inauguration President Cleveland Washington Mar 4, 1893." Also suspended fr... > Item Details
CURRIER AND IVES LINCOLN POLITICAL CARTOON
Lot # 107 - CURRIER AND IVES LINCOLN POLITICAL CARTOON
Lithograph by Currier & Ives, NY, 1860, just after the political conventions of that year. The cartoon shows Stephen Douglas, crippled after falling "over a big lump of Breckenridge," Buchanan handing a crutch ("stump") to Breckenridge -- to level the playing field, and Abe leaning on his rail fence... > Item Details
GREAT GEORGE WASHINGTON PIN BOX
Lot # 35 - GREAT GEORGE WASHINGTON PIN BOX
Washington "Forget me Not" box. A 2.75 x 3.75" box with handcolored glass lid adorned by a portrait of our Founding Father, a mirror recessed in the inside lid, and a glass panel on the bottom with a heart-shaped valentine sentiment. These thread/pin boxes date to 1824 with examples known for Washin... > Item Details
CDV OF MAJOR JOHN A. REYNOLDS, 1ST LIGHT ARTY.
Lot # 333 - CDV OF MAJOR JOHN A. REYNOLDS, 1ST LIGHT ARTY.
No bm. Ink-signed on recto “Respectfully Yours J.A. Reynolds Maj. NY Arty.” Reynolds first commanded Battery L of the 1st NYLA before promotion to Major in March 1863. He ultimately became Chief of 20th Corps artillery serving through the final campaign in the Carolina’s. CDV verso contains penn... > Item Details
Civil War Watercolor by Robert K. Sneden 40th New York
Lot # 432 - Civil War Watercolor by Robert K. Sneden 40th New York
American, (1837 -1911). Watercolor on stiff wove paper, 8.25 x 5.5." Signed lower right and titled in manuscript pen "The Destruction of Union Supply trains at MANASSAS JUNCTION by Jackson and Stuart's Cavlary CSA Augst 28th 1862. Capture of 11th NY Battery. Stores + 7 full trains and 10 locomotive... > Item Details
CDV OF COL. ALLEN H. JACKSON, 134TH NY
Lot # 331 - CDV OF COL. ALLEN H. JACKSON, 134TH NY
Anonymous vignette with period pencil identification on verso. Having previously served in the 91st NY. Jackson joined the new 134th as Major rising to Lt. Colonel by March 1863. Jackson commanded the regiment at Gettysburg and was in the thick of the heavy fighting of July 1st that cost the regim... > Item Details
GREAT MIXED GROUP OF POLITICAL RIBBONS
Lot # 217 - GREAT MIXED GROUP OF POLITICAL RIBBONS
Lot of 5. A framed 1880 ballot for the "National Greenback Labor Ticket" in support of Weaver and Chambers. While the Third Party failed to win any Electoral votes, the candidates garnered more than 300,000 popular votes in a highly charged election year. Appears to have some light age, ballot measu... > Item Details
GARFIELD AND ARTHUR CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Lot # 148 - GARFIELD AND ARTHUR CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
Garfield and Arthur red and white bandana, size 21 ¾ inches by 20 inches. Portraits of the candidates slightly faded. > Item Details
RELIC FROM PERRY'S FLAG SHIP, USS NIAGARA
Lot # 301 - RELIC FROM PERRY'S FLAG SHIP, USS NIAGARA
Mahogany and glass vitrine, 19.12 x 9.6 x 8" containing a large piece of oak iron spike resting on green felt. Attached to the beam is an old typescript label reading "Part of the - Brig - U.S.S. Niagara. Flagship of Commodore Perry U.S.N. Battle of Lake Erie 1813. This piece of oak and spike u... > Item Details
CIVIL WAR MEDICAL DEPARTMENT SURGEON'S KIT
Lot # 384 - CIVIL WAR MEDICAL DEPARTMENT SURGEON'S KIT
Mahogany encased surgeon's kit with oval brass inset on lid engraved " U.S. A. Medical Department" in flowing script. Case 17 x 6.5 x 4.5" containing three trays of surgical implements in fitted red felt-lined trays. Kit contains a total of 31 saws, scalpels, knives, trephining, probes and other t... > Item Details
RARE JAMES POLK PORTRAIT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 63 - RARE JAMES POLK PORTRAIT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
A small, quite delicate Polk ribbon, this similar to Sullivan/Fischer #JP-10 but lacking text regarding the running-mate, a few small pulls and separation when held to light, three small spots, overall fine. A nice specimen. > Item Details
JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, YOUNG MAN
Lot # 6 - JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, YOUNG MAN
Anonymous quarter plate in complete wooden case, identified in Japanese characters as "Yataro" and behind plate "Nakamuro. " He leans against a column that contains his bowler and a doctor's (?) satchel, and holds an umbrella. > Item Details
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