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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(436A) COLT ROOT REVOLVER WITH IMAGE OF LINCOLN ON IVORY GRIP
Lot # 433 - (436A) COLT ROOT REVOLVER WITH IMAGE OF LINCOLN ON IVORY GRIP
Root pocket revolver with "Colt's Pt 1855" and "Col Colt Hartford Ct USA" stamped on barrel. Single piece ivory grip, one side with a fine relief-carvbed portrait of Abraham Lincoln, the other with a relief-carved percussion pistol. Grips with great, polished patina. About 30% original bluing, p... > Item Details
A.J. Russell Salt Print of Civil War Locomotive
Lot # 402 - A.J. Russell Salt Print of Civil War Locomotive
A.J. Russell (1830-1902). Salted paper photograph, 16.25 x 12 mounted on larger, thin paper board. A portrait of the J.H. Devereaux, probably taken at the Alexandria, Virginia yards of the USMMR. Devereux was superintendent of the Military Rail Roads, and a fine portrait of him on the pressure dom... > Item Details
WILLIAM J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN CANES.
Lot # 259 - WILLIAM J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN CANES.
Lot of two Bryan campaign canes. A nice figural bust of Bryan and another with paper label picturing the candidates, Bryan and Stevenson. The paper label cane was made by the Tipp Whip Co. of Tipp City, OH. The label has a tear through the pictures but is intact > Item Details
Ornamental Metals 1920s Trade Catalog
Lot # 515 - Ornamental Metals 1920s Trade Catalog
Catalog for the Wm. H. Jackson Company, NY City, folio in horizontal format, 220pp., cloth cover with gilt lettering, illustrated with photographs. Some damp staining and mold damage to cover, else very good condition. > Item Details
JOHN Q. ADAMS, D. S.,WHEN PRESIDENT INDIANA LAND GRANT
Lot # 472 - JOHN Q. ADAMS, D. S.,WHEN PRESIDENT INDIANA LAND GRANT
Partially printed DS by John Q. Adams as President (1825-1829), 26 June 1827, vellum land grant recorded in Indianapolis, IN. > 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
HAYES CAMPAIGN TOKENS PLUS
Lot # 135 - HAYES CAMPAIGN TOKENS PLUS
Lot of 4. A fine Rutherford B. Hayes Group. A cdv, two tokens -- one with side-by-side jugate portraits, together with a rare, silvered, hollow shell-badge, pin no longer present. A nice group from 1876. > Item Details
3 FINE MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN CANES
Lot # 245 - 3 FINE MCKINLEY CAMPAIGN CANES
Lot of 3 McKinley canes including a folk art carved cane with portraits of McKinley, Roosevelt, Dewey and Sibley. Nicely carved eagle at the top with crossed flags. Nice patina. Top knob missing. > Item Details
PARADE TORCH & TORCH CANE
Lot # 280 - PARADE TORCH & TORCH CANE
Lot of two canes, including a novelty tin torchlight cane. The knob at the top is removed to reveal the wick of the torch. > Item Details
CDV OF ARMED Private John K. Messmore, 99th OVI
Lot # 343 - CDV OF ARMED Private John K. Messmore, 99th OVI
Anonymous cartes of Messmore with period pencil identification on verso. Armed with a M1842 musket and full leather gear Messmore, of Company D., enlisted in June 1862 and transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in October 1864 finally mustering out in June 1865. Raised in Lima, Ohio the 99th OVI... > Item Details
LOT OF CIVIL WAR COVERS
Lot # 390 - LOT OF CIVIL WAR COVERS
Lot of 10 covers, most with portraits, some campaign-like in their tone. Covers include Banks, Butler, McClellan, Douglas (2 different),Ben Franklin ("A Northern Man with Union Principles"), E.E. Ellsworth (Fire Zouaves), Fremont (2 different), and Winfield Scott (2 different, 1 with matching statio... > Item Details
GREAT GROUP OF UNUSED PATRIOTIC COVERS
Lot # 392 - GREAT GROUP OF UNUSED PATRIOTIC COVERS
Group of thirteen (13) Civil War patriotic covers, several multicolored, two depicting Winfield Scott, one with Henry Clay, several anti-Jefferson Davis examples including one depicting a slave and another with a photographer represented as Davis "taking Washington." A fine selection. > Item Details
RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
Lot # 127 - RARE SMALL SEYMOUR BLAIR TOKEN
A 24mm. smaller variant of DeWitt #1868-16 (see previous lot), holed at top as made, has one small recessed area at the top of Seymour's head from a bubble in the mold, otherwise fine. > Item Details
Albert Einstein Autograph & Photograph
Lot # 501 - Albert Einstein Autograph & Photograph
Einstein signature with 1929 date ("A. Einstein") plus 4 x 6" photograph of Albert. Signature on mat not on photo. > Item Details
MUSCLE SHOALS DAM PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA
Lot # 32 - MUSCLE SHOALS DAM PHOTOS AND EPHEMERA
39.silver gelatin photographs, 8 x 10", of the construction of Wilson Dam, Muscle Shoals, AL. Also included are USGS topographic map (1916 version) of dam area (Muscle Shoals Quad), several pages from "The Dam Dealy News" from 1927 and 1928, plus Christmas greetings from the dam for the above years,... > Item Details
ORIGINAL JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION NEWSWIRE
Lot # 485 - ORIGINAL JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION NEWSWIRE
Wre service account of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. This account was saved by a radioman on the USS MT McKinley. This account begins with one of the first accounts, indicating that a shot had been fired from a nearby building (the Texas Repository) and then is... > Item Details
RARE JOHN WILKES BOOTH TINTYPE
Lot # 110 - RARE JOHN WILKES BOOTH TINTYPE
Anonymous, cdv-sized tintype in Civil War style cream mount, with cancelled two cent revenue stamp on verso. Probably copied from a paper cdv, have not seen this in either format before. A rare pose for Booth. > Item Details
GEORGE B. MCLELLAN CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot # 102 - GEORGE B. MCLELLAN CAMPAIGN TOKENS
Lot of 5 Civil War Token Group. Five in total: four 20mm. specimens with McClellan's handsome profile; one 24mm. brass with McClellan on front, "The Union Must and Shall be Preserved" on reverse. An above-average selection. > Item Details
Washington Bennington Pitcher
Lot # 39 - Washington Bennington Pitcher
A fine example of this pitcher, 8" to top of spot, 7" from tip of spout to rear of handle. Circa 1850.. Each side of the pictcher features a relief-molded portrait of Washington. > 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
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