Lot 826    

Sitting Bull Autograph,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
written on a blank page of an autograph album in the characteristic purple pencil he used. The obverse page contains a sentiment to the album owner penned in 1882.

Provenance:  
Ex Geo. Hart Collection


Condition:  
EXC
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French and Indian Wars LS by British General Jeffrey Amherst,
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1p, quarto, on laid paper, New York, 15th April, 1761, addressed to Thomas Hancock. Amherst writes informing Hancock regarding what seems to be papers for a captured ship. Jeffrey Amherst (1717-197) was a British military man through and through. After serving during the War of Austrian Succession... > Item Details
Civil War Photograph of Custer & Staff by Bowlsby,
Lot # 735 - Civil War Photograph of Custer & Staff by Bowlsby,
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Cased Set of William Needler Percussion Pistols,
Lot # 108 - Cased Set of William Needler Percussion Pistols,
ca 1850 a matched pair of custom .44 cal. over-and-under percussion pistols by prolific London maker William Needler. Marked Needler/Hull behind hammer, the pistols feature 3" rotating barrels and finely checkered walnut grips. Barrels exhibit proof marks on flat. The hammer, frame, trigger guard an... > Item Details
Group of Spanish American War Soldiers Escutcheon,
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lot of 3, includes lithographed example from Company D, 1st Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, 19" x 23" in original oak frame, 21.5" x 25.5"; PLUS chromolithograph with Ms inscription for Charles Stahl, Co. K 13th U.S. Infantry, 19" x 25", framed, 22" x 28"; AND lithographed example from Company... > Item Details
Indian Powder Horn with Tack Decorations,
Lot # 48 - Indian Powder Horn with Tack Decorations,
with engraved weeping willows and geometric band near plug, engrailed and hexagonal spout, distinctive fill marking on body and high domed spruce/fir plug with five- pointed star made of domed brass tacks with steel wire strap holding ring set in top of dome, plug attached with the same domed brass ... > Item Details
French Thermoplastic <i>Phototax</i> Camera,
Lot # 1591 - French Thermoplastic Phototax Camera,
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Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Militia Officer,
Lot # 1347 - Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Militia Officer,
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Fine Sixth Plate Daguerreotype by Southworth and Hawes,
Lot # 1492 - Fine Sixth Plate Daguerreotype by Southworth and Hawes,
in classic leather push button Boston case, gracefully posed young man with wavy hair, typical of the work of this fine shop, original paper seals. > Item Details
D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Spotted Horse,
Lot # 797 - D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Spotted Horse,
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U.S.S. <i>Kentucky</i> Spanish American War Sailors Tam-O'-Shanter,
Lot # 507 - U.S.S. Kentucky Spanish American War Sailors Tam-O'-Shanter,
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Group of Large Format Buffalo Bill Photographs,
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lot of 6, all early silver prints taken in New Britain, Conn., ca 1912-14, 4.5" x 6.5" on heavy card stock, 8" x 10", includes one with Cody in open carriage, one with mounted Native Americans and Cavalry, two with circus wagons (likely Sells-Floto), stage coach and more. > Item Details
Frank Fiske Photograph of Yellow Eye,
Lot # 902 - Frank Fiske Photograph of Yellow Eye,
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Archive of Shirley May Jones An Exotic Dancer from the 1940-50's,
Lot # 1762 - Archive of Shirley May Jones An Exotic Dancer from the 1940-50's,
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A Remarkable Gold Miner's Archive,
Lot # 1030 - A Remarkable Gold Miner's Archive,
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CDV of Admiral Franklin Buchanan, CSN,
Lot # 1137 - CDV of Admiral Franklin Buchanan, CSN,
published by Anthony after Brady showing Buchanan as a Captain in the US Navy. Buchanan was the proverbial "old salt" having joined the Navy in 1815 as a Midshipman. He resigned his commission in April 1861 and joined the fledgling Confederate Navy as Captain in September 1861. He commanded the CSS... > Item Details
CDV of Brevet Maj. Gen. T.E.G. Ransom, 11th Illinois,
Lot # 1223 - CDV of Brevet Maj. Gen. T.E.G. Ransom, 11th Illinois,
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34-Star Civil War Company K Cavalry Guidon,
Lot # 338 - 34-Star Civil War Company K Cavalry Guidon,
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Three Spanish American War Chromolithographed Tin Beer Trays,
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