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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Large Albumen of Capt. W.H. Mickle and Friends at Lookout Mountain
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HARRISON-MORTON CAMPAIGN BANDANNA
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SIGNED CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL A.S. WILLIAMS
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GAR Ephemera of Capt. W.H. Mickle, 134th NY Vols
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Relics From a Stratosphere Balloon Flight
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GREAT TINTYPE OF UNION OFFICER AND WIFE
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A quarter-plate tintype of a young 1st Lieutenant captured next to a fashionable young woman, presumably his wife or betrothed. He wears a tailored nine-button officers shell jacket with early narrow rank straps and unadorned kepi. She is the epitome of finer city fashion with feathered hat and ch... > Item Details
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GAR DELEGATE BADGE, PHILLY ENCAMPMENT
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Gilded brass, white metal and enamel, 4.75" total length, on RWB ribbon. Issued to delegates to the 33rd GAR encampment held in Philadelphia, in 1890. Features the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the PA state seal. In original paste-board box. > Item Details
GREAT FLAMBEAU TORCH
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Civil War Watercolor by Robert K. Sneden 40th New York
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Washington Bennington Pitcher
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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
MCKINLEY-HOBART JUGATE SOUND MONEY CLUB CAMPAIGN RIBBON
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Rare Thomas Edison Memorial,
Lot # 499 - Rare Thomas Edison Memorial,
McChesney, L.W. "A Light is Extinguished." 1932. Copyright by author. Inscribed, signed, and dated May 4, 1932 by author on half title. 12mo, 20pp., paper boards with cloth spine. Scattered foxing of endpapers, light toning of top edge, slight wear to ends of spine, but binding still tight. The auth... > Item Details
Wood Moulding 1900s Trade Catalog
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Catalog for Geo. Mertz's Sons, Port Chester, NY, "Manufacturers of Patent Turned Art Mouldings, Spindles, Twisted Mouldings, Machine Embossed Mouldings in any kind of wood, and Metal Turned Mouldings." 4to, 48pp., in printed paper wraps, lithographed illustrations printed in brown ink. > Item Details
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LETTER FROM ISRAEL PEMBERTON, 1764
Lot # 487 - LETTER FROM ISRAEL PEMBERTON, 1764
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JAMES MONROE, LAND GRANT DOCUMENT, SIGNED, 1843
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