Lot 7    

JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, TWO YOUNG MEN
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Great sixth plate in complete wooden case, identified in Japanese characters as "Meiji 18, Inoue age 28 and Imai age 27.

Condition:  
EXC with extensive labeling in Japanese characters.
Est $250 - $350
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HARRISON & MORTON PAPER BANDANNA
Lot # 206 - HARRISON & MORTON PAPER BANDANNA
A true rarity, a paper bandanna for Harrison and Morton. Portraits of the candidates within wreaths and patriotic emblems are surrounded by the slogans: "Republican Nominees. Protect Your Home. Protect Your Industry. No Free Trade 1888." Inscribed below "Keep & Co. Campaign Novelties, 50 Bond St., N... > Item Details
FINE JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 79 - FINE JOHN C. FREMONT CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Fremont campaign ribbon from the "great pathfinder's" 1856 bid for the presidency. A nice, somewhat different, piece, a lovely blue on very thin silk. Sullivan/Fischer #JCF-7, but a hint of age. > Item Details
BRYAN CLUB CERTIFICATE
Lot # 261 - BRYAN CLUB CERTIFICATE
Bryan-Kern "Club Certificate." 6 x 9", printed in red, wite and blue. Issued by the Democratic National Committee, this certifical officially registers the "Bryan Club pf Burr Oak, State of Kansas, as an organization for active work in the Presidential Campaign of 1908." Portraits of Bryan and Kern ... > Item Details
PORTRAIT OF GENERAL SAMUEL HOUSTON, GRAPHITE AND INK WASH ON PAPER
Lot # 303 - PORTRAIT OF GENERAL SAMUEL HOUSTON, GRAPHITE AND INK WASH ON PAPER
Anonymous, graphite and ink on paper, 7.25 x 6" (sight), framed with mat and glazing.. Possibly one of the earliest known portraits of Houston, this rendering shows him as a Brigadier General in the Tennessee State Militia. Houston (1793-1863) a Virginian by birth, moved to the vicinity of Marys... > Item Details
NEAT MCKINLEY AND HOBART CAMPAIGN CAP
Lot # 242 - NEAT MCKINLEY AND HOBART CAMPAIGN CAP
Lot of 2 vintage hats, including one with a “McKinley-Hobart” ribbon affixed above the bill, and one with oil-cloth cover of the sort that would have been worn in a “torch-light” parade. Both in exceptional condition. (EST 200-300) > Item Details
Indiana Furniture Company Trade Catalog
Lot # 508 - Indiana Furniture Company Trade Catalog
Catalog from the Indiana Furniture Company, Connersville, IN, dated January 1905. This one illustrates "Sideboards, Buffets and Odd Dressers," 48pp., 8vo horizontal format, printed paper wraps, illustrated with photos. > Item Details
GREAT FLAMBEAU TORCH
Lot # 281 - GREAT FLAMBEAU TORCH
A two sectioned parade torch having two burners and oil spout on one section and a spout to fill with sawdust on the other section. Long tin handle attached to second section with a mouth piece to blow into to cause the flame to flare from the top. Mouth piece is approximately 3 inches. Complete and... > Item Details
UNUSUAL GROVER CLEVELAND CEILING TIN
Lot # 162 - UNUSUAL GROVER CLEVELAND CEILING TIN
Unusual tin embossed panel bust of Grover Cleveland 14 inches by 20 inches. Original gold colored flashing worn. Some scratches to the surface and nail holes around the edge. > Item Details
MCKINLEY-ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN UMBRELLA
Lot # 244 - MCKINLEY-ROOSEVELT CAMPAIGN UMBRELLA
Classic McKinley Roosevelt parade campaign umbrella. Bold portraits of the candidates on two sides. Fading to the red white and blue flag design. Several fabric stains throughout and several large holes at the top where the umbrella is attached to the frame. > Item Details
LOUISVILLE UCV MEDAL AND MORE
Lot # 442 - LOUISVILLE UCV MEDAL AND MORE
Lot of 2. Includes a gilt medal from the May 30th, 1900 reunion of the UCV in Louisville, Kentucky, and a 1913 Gettysburg reunion badge featuring profiles of Meade and Lee, apparently issued by the State of New York. > Item Details
GREAT REFERENCE
Lot # 286 - GREAT REFERENCE "BIBLES" FOR POLITICAL CAMPAIGN COLLECTIBLES
Lot of 3. "Encyclopedia of Political Buttons" by Ted Hake. This is the three volume set, bound in red, white and blue boards. This is the must have set. Lacks current price guide. > Item Details
LOT OF CDVS OF 6 UNION GENERALS PLUS LINCOLN
Lot # 330 - LOT OF CDVS OF 6 UNION GENERALS PLUS LINCOLN
*Auctioneer’s note: after thoughtful consideration it was decided to “break-out” the cartes de visites described below as separate lots. The Mickle album contained much valuable material and it is our desire to make the contents available to the broadest possible audience without significantly alte... > Item Details
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
RARE FREMONT-LINCOLN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 216 - RARE FREMONT-LINCOLN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Republican ribbon, most likely from a campaign at the turn-of-the century, noting the owner had voted for the first Republican to seek the presidency, John Charles Fremont, and then voted for Standard-bearer of the Party in '60 and '64 -- the first elected Republican, Lincoln. Blue on cream, a few l... > Item Details
Rare CDV of Edwin Perrin,
Lot # 562 - Rare CDV of Edwin Perrin,
Fine cdv of Edwin Perrin, U.S. expediter sent by the Secretary of War to help arm Civil War troops in the southwest. Image probably taken in Albuquerque, January, 1862. Seated on a burro, wearing a fringed jacket, and is armed to the teeth with a bowie knife, a sword, and a carbine, plus a tin cup ... > Item Details
Women's Suffrage Pinbacks & Fob,
Lot # 297 - Women's Suffrage Pinbacks & Fob,
lOT OF 4. Suffrage Group. Two "Votes for Women" buttons, a 7/8" black on brown, fine, and a 1.25" black on yellow with moderate foxing; and a 1915 "Woman's Liberty Bell" fob from Pennsylvania; together with an original order form from Literature Department of the Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Associat... > Item Details
Rare Civil War Naval Gunnery Book and Songster
Lot # 374 - Rare Civil War Naval Gunnery Book and Songster
Barrett, Edward. " Gunnery Instructions, Simplified for the Volunteer Officers of the U.S. Navy, with Hints to Executive and Other Officers," New York, 1863. Quarto, blue embossed cloth. A significant training manual for the Union navy, this example found in the effects of Peter Hartwig, Acting Chi... > 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
Two Great Books by George Catlin
Lot # 570 - Two Great Books by George Catlin
Catlin, George. "Shut Your Mouth and Save Your Life." 6th ed. 1875. London: Trubner & Co. 12mo, 102pp., cloth covers with gilt front. This interesting little volume contains Catlin's observations on health and hygiene among "Savages" and "Civilized Man," in an attempt to improve the health of the la... > Item Details
1848 TAYLOR-FILLMORE CAMPAIGN POSTER
Lot # 68 - 1848 TAYLOR-FILLMORE CAMPAIGN POSTER
The Taylor-Fillmore "Grand National, Whig Banner," published by J. Baillie of NY. 10 x 14", hand-colored lithograph in blue, red, yellow and green, in the original ogee frame. Below the portraits of the 2 candidates, the ribbons read "The People's Choice for President & Vice President From 1849 to 1... > Item Details
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