Lot 17    

TINTYPES OF STREET VENDOR AND AN "INDIAN"
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Lot of 2, cdv-sized tintypes. One a great pose of a salesman or street vendor holding a bundle of books, with another open in his hand; a basket rests on the studio floor partially filled with paper. The other image is of woman dressed in an Iroquoian Indian costume.

Condition:  
First near EXC, second a bit dark, with gilt-costume highlights.
Est $200 - $300
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Book-Boxed Set of Palestine Stereoviews
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Scarce Henry Clay
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CDV of Bvt. Captain Joseph B. Foraker, 89th OVI.
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GREAT ZACHARY TAYLOR CAMPAIGN CLOTHING BUTTONS
Lot # 65 - GREAT ZACHARY TAYLOR CAMPAIGN CLOTHING BUTTONS
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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
RARE PARKER AND DAVIS CUSTARD TOOTHPICK HOLDER
Lot # 267 - RARE PARKER AND DAVIS CUSTARD TOOTHPICK HOLDER
Very rare Alton Parker and Henry Davis jugate transfer custard glass toothpick holder. 2 ½ inches tall. Very minor wear to the transfer. An exceptionally hard piece to find for a political collector or a custard glass collector. > Item Details
SIGNED BY TWO CIVIL WAR GENERALS
Lot # 427 - SIGNED BY TWO CIVIL WAR GENERALS
ALS, 1p, December 1863, written by a surgeon in the 10th NY requesting explanation for his discharge from service. Docketed on verso by seven different officers in the 2nd Army Corps, including Alexander Hays as Brigadier General, and Winfield Scott Hancock as Major General. Hays, the much breve... > Item Details
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
GREAT GAR DENVER 1905 BADGE
Lot # 447 - GREAT GAR DENVER 1905 BADGE
Issued to delegates to the 39th Annual Encampment, held in Denver in 1905. Bronze, gilded and enamelded brass on silk ribbon, 6" total length. With a cowboy and bucking bronco at top, vignettes of titled "Cattle, Mining and Farming" in center, and GAR symbol with bronze head of Ambrose Burnside a... > Item Details
GARFIELD-ARTHUR BAR OF SOAP
Lot # 145 - GARFIELD-ARTHUR BAR OF SOAP
This unusual campaign item has impressed images of Garfield / Arthur" in red. Measures 1.25 x 2.5", hardly noticeable repairs at three points. This is the ONLY example we have ever seen! An absolutely unique item for the collector who wants to "clean up!" > Item Details
RARE OHIO MCKINLEY & ROOSEVELT 1900 CAMPAIGN POSTER
Lot # 250 - RARE OHIO MCKINLEY & ROOSEVELT 1900 CAMPAIGN POSTER
Poster for McKinley & Roosevelt, "Hamilton County Republican Candidates," with both candidates on either side of Lady Liberty, and small portraits of 17 Hamilton County (OH) Republican candidates. Bottom line "Election Day -- Tuesday, Nov. 6th, 1900." ("For Presidential Elector 1st Ohio Dist. Joseph... > Item Details
Anderson Furniture Co Trade Catalog
Lot # 522 - Anderson Furniture Co Trade Catalog
The cover advertises "Our Perpetual Catalogue," from the Anderson Furniture Co., Ltd., Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. The cover has strings on the spine so the catalog can be replaced or added to. The one currently in there appears to be from the late 19th or early 20th century, since it is illustrated... > Item Details
MATCHED PAIR OF 1900 POLITICAL BANDANNAS
Lot # 258 - MATCHED PAIR OF 1900 POLITICAL BANDANNAS
An interesting pair of campaign handkerchiefs. Both are 17” square. The McKinley Roosevelt with graphic crossed flags stitched into the material. The Bryan Stevenson has a colorful flag with slogans. VG. > Item Details
STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN COVERS
Lot # 93 - STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN COVERS
Lot of 3. Three covers: nice campaign issues, one printed in blue with red overprint labeling the "Little Giant" as a "Patriot." All quite fine. > Item Details
ILLUSTRATED GRANT LETTERSHEET AND COVER
Lot # 119 - ILLUSTRATED GRANT LETTERSHEET AND COVER
U.S. Grant letter sheet with portrait of Grant in upper left of folded sheet in oval with geometric and patriotic surround. Above Grant "Peace and Universal Prosperity. Let us have Peace." In upper right corner is a campaign promise. 8 x 10", usual folds with toning along same, .25" x .5" piece of p... > Item Details
A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot # 403 - A.J. RUSSELL CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS AROUND WASHINGTON, D.C.
Lot of 6 albumen photographs, ranging in size from 9 x 12.5" to 11.25 x 15" all mounted on larger board, several with Russell's blindstamp. Scenes taken in an around the District of Columbia and Georgetown. Includes the following: "View Taken from N.H. Whiton's Residence (Looking South); Loo... > 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
MATCHED SET OF HOOVER AND CURTIS CAMPAIGN POSTERS
Lot # 241 - MATCHED SET OF HOOVER AND CURTIS CAMPAIGN POSTERS
A pair of Hoover and Curtis campaign posters in excellent condition 16 inches by 22 inches. > Item Details
HENRY CLAY HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH
Lot # 55 - HENRY CLAY HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH
This lithograph is entitled "Henry Clay of Kentucky," and was published by N. Currier in 1844 to coincide with the presidential election. 10 x 14", extensive hand-coloring in emerald, yellow, burgundy and two shades of blue. Minor foxing of border, damp stain at bottom. In period mahogany frame. > Item Details
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