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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LAND GRANT SIGNED BY JAMES MONROE
Lot # 471 - LAND GRANT SIGNED BY JAMES MONROE
Vellum land grant for land in the commonwealth of Virginia to James Hinton, March 4, 1801. Large folio, seal. Usual folds with minor toning of same, minor toning of 2 corners. > 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
Masonic Supplies Trade Catalog
Lot # 510 - Masonic Supplies Trade Catalog
Catalog of "Masonic Blue Lodge Supplies," Pettibone Bros. Mfg. Co., Cincinnati. 4to, 112pp., printed paper wraps. Some toning of spine and front cover, slight damage to spine and corners of covers, inner pages fine, some notes regarding price changes pencilled on several pages. > Item Details
FINE U.S. GRANT COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE
Lot # 114 - FINE U.S. GRANT COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE
A somewhat unusual commemorative plaque, 19 x 22", with a bust of Grant in the center, and vignettes of his career around the frame. The primary construction is stamped sheet copper over heavy paper; the frame was covered in blue velvet, but most of the pile has worn off. The vignettes depict "Drivi... > Item Details
MCCLELLAN CAMPAIGN BADGE
Lot # 99 - MCCLELLAN CAMPAIGN BADGE
Large 1.25 x 1" brass shell containing albumen photograph of Little Mac. Tough to find in this size. > Item Details
CDV OF MAJOR T. S. OSBORN, 1ST NY LIGHT ARTY.
Lot # 332 - CDV OF MAJOR T. S. OSBORN, 1ST NY LIGHT ARTY.
Cartes by “Hart’s Gallery, Watertown, NY.” and signed “T.W. Osborn Col.” in his hand on verso. Osborn originally commanded Battery D, 1st NYLA before promotion to Major in March 1863. Subsequently, he was Chief of 11th Corps artillery at Gettysburg and later O.O. Howard’s 4th Corps artillery durin... > Item Details
Large Albumen of Capt. W.H. Mickle and Friends at Lookout Mountain
Lot # 357 - Large Albumen of Capt. W.H. Mickle and Friends at Lookout Mountain
Albumen photograph, 8.5 x 7" mounted on larger board, taken at Point Lookout, Tennessee by J.B. Linn. Identified from a tintype retained by the family and taken on the same day. From left to right the officers are: Captain Gary commanding Battery C., 1st Ohio Light Artillery (pointing), Lt. Mickl... > 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
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
 DAWSON'S BROTHERS CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENCE
Lot # 425 - DAWSON'S BROTHERS CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENCE
Dawson Brothers Papers, 1858-1892. ca.110 items. The Civil War was fought by communities -- soldiers raised locally fighting soldiers from other communities, each maintaining contact with their communities at home. Jennett Dawson was a patient young woman from Washington County, Iowa, who opene... > Item Details
GAR Ephemera of Capt. W.H. Mickle, 134th NY Vols
Lot # 365 - GAR Ephemera of Capt. W.H. Mickle, 134th NY Vols
Lot of 9 items, all relating to the GAR activities of William H. Mickle, Captain of the 134th NY. Mickle saw duty throughout the war, serving from 1861-65. Was wounded in action at Gettysburg, and later, in the western theatre, served as AAG on O.O. Howard's staff. Included in this lot are his GA... > Item Details
Buffalo Bill Poster,
Lot # 619 - Buffalo Bill Poster,
A poster for the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show, featuring Chief Iron Tail. The poster shows an Indian Chief in a feather war bonnet on a background printed to look like fringed leather. Printed by The Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cincinnati, OH. Poster is 20.5 x 28", and has recently been professionally... > 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
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
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
RARE W.J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot # 257 - RARE W.J. BRYAN CAMPAIGN RIBBON
Lot of 2. A fun, anti-trust (Populist) ribbon, silver on red, made in Philadelphia, noting that "Hog Killing Time is at Hand;" together with a small, Bryan name ribbon. Both in excellent condition. > Item Details
FIRST RAILROAD TO SKAGWAY ALASKAN BOOKEND
Lot # 543 - FIRST RAILROAD TO SKAGWAY ALASKAN BOOKEND
Lot of 2 steel bookends made from tracks: stamped on one side edge "WP & YR First Rail Lake Bennett to Whitehorse From England in 1898 45 LB"; engraved on other side edge "Made in Skagway Alaska by J.D. True," 3 3/4" high. > Item Details
STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN FERRO
Lot # 91 - STEPHEN DOUGLAS CAMPAIGN FERRO
Douglas and Johnson "back-to-back" Ferro, DeWitt #1860-38. A solid example (the hollow shell being #1860-39), 25mm., minor vertigre on metal frame, small loss to portrait of Herschel Vespasian Johnson. > Item Details
FINE COLLECTION OF McCLELLAN CAMPAIGN COVERS
Lot # 103 - FINE COLLECTION OF McCLELLAN CAMPAIGN COVERS
Lot of 8 unused patriotic covers depicting General George B. McClellan. The Democratic candidate for President against Abraham Lincoln in 1864, 'Lil Mac, Commander of the Army of the Potomac, was made General-in-Chief following Winfield Scott. He was superseded by General Burnside in November,1862. ... > Item Details
GREAT POLITICAL FLAMBEAU TORCH
Lot # 277 - GREAT POLITICAL FLAMBEAU TORCH
Parade torch patented 1880 Shaler style with separate spout and mouthpiece for sawdust. Tin mouthpiece is approximately 5 inches long. The mouth piece was used to blow the sawdust through and cause the flames to flare from the three burner top. Cap for oil spout missing. > Item Details
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