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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Set of Seventeen Period Plaster Casts of American Peace & Congressional Medals,
Lot # 76 - Set of Seventeen Period Plaster Casts of American Peace & Congressional Medals,
includes reverse of Washington Before Boston. This medal commemorates the British evacuation of Boston on March 17, 1776, one of the early victories of the nascent American Army during the Revolutionary War. Shows Washington with his commanders, mounted on horses, stood by the canons on Dorchester H... > Item Details
Civil War CDV of General Burnside and His Staff,
Lot # 1199 - Civil War CDV of General Burnside and His Staff,
by Brady. A regal group portrait rich in detail of General Burnside and staff taken shortly after his advancement to Major General for successful operations in North Carolina. This is a published Brady view not often encountered and we were unable to readily locate a key that would identify the oth... > Item Details
Rogers and Spencer Civil War Percussion Revolver,
Lot # 161 - Rogers and Spencer Civil War Percussion Revolver,
44 caliber, serial number 903. Very clear inspector's initials in the walnut wood grips. > Item Details
CDV of Pvt. David Housel, 5th Penn. Reserves, KIA Spotsylvania,
Lot # 1173 - CDV of Pvt. David Housel, 5th Penn. Reserves, KIA Spotsylvania,
by "Peter McAdams, Alexandria, Virginia," ink signed on verso, "Respectfully Yours/David Housel/Co. A 5 Regt P.R.V.C." Housel enlisted in June 1861 and was present with the Reserves at Gettysburg. He was later killed at Spotsylvania Court House on May 17, 1864. > Item Details
Gideon Welles DS Detailing Transfer of Eight Naval Prisoners, Dated 1864,
Lot # 1452 - Gideon Welles DS Detailing Transfer of Eight Naval Prisoners, Dated 1864,
June 9. An order from Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles, remanding eight court-martialed sailors to the Connecticut State Prison to serve out the duration of their sentences. The eight are listed by name with specification of charges and sentences. All were members of the West Gulf Bl... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of New Hampshire Private,
Lot # 1359 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of New Hampshire Private,
backed by printed orange advertising card indicating the photographer as “M.S. Lamprey’s” on Elm St. in Manchester. A fine portrait of an elderly private with chin whiskers looking rather elfish underneath the ubiquitous New Hampshire soft-crowned “deerstalker” cap known to have been worn by the st... > Item Details
Identified Civil War  Cavalry Lance--Rankin's Michigan Lancer's,
Lot # 220 - Identified Civil War Cavalry Lance--Rankin's Michigan Lancer's,
a unique cavalry lance issued to Rankin's Lancer's, a.k.a. 1st U.S. Lancers, later the 1st Michigan Cavalry. 96.5" total length. 13.5" head with 9" double-edged, spear-point, mounted on original, full-length 105" ash pole with brass butt cap. Three nail holes near head are evidence of an original pe... > Item Details
Fine Unpublished Autographed CDV of Robert E. Lee,
Lot # 1235 - Fine Unpublished Autographed CDV of Robert E. Lee,
with a partial revenue stamp on verso, signed by Kelly of Lexington, Virginia. Unfortunately, the portion of the stamp bearing the date has been torn away. Lee appears to be wearing his familiar grey double-breasted frock coat and vest, though the collar lacks his general's stars, and his military... > Item Details
D.F. Barry Photograph of F.W. Benteen, 7th Cavalry,
Lot # 742 - D.F. Barry Photograph of F.W. Benteen, 7th Cavalry,
(1834-1898) who commanded Company H during the hilltop fight, where he was wounded. Great heavily retouched view smoking his meerschaum pipe. Image and mount measure 8.5" x 11." Barry, Superior, WI photographer's label on verso. > Item Details
CDV of Lt. John N. Runyon, 74th Indiana,
Lot # 1160 - CDV of Lt. John N. Runyon, 74th Indiana,
by "E.G. Burgess, Warsaw, Ind." with light signature and unit in period pencil. Runyon enlisted as Sergeant Company A., 74th Indiana in July 1862 and was discharged as 1st Lieutenant in November 1864. The 74th Indiana served in all of the major engagements fought by the 14th Corps including Perryv... > Item Details
Lot of 3 D.F. Barry Cabinet Cards of Sweet Clover
Lot # 800 - Lot of 3 D.F. Barry Cabinet Cards of Sweet Clover
and her sister, Winona, Dakota. Sweet Clover wears long dentallium earrings and traditional clothes; Winona wears Anglo clothing. Cards carry imprint for Barry's West Superior, WI studio on mounts, repeated verso with portrait of Gall; early 1890s. > Item Details
Truman Autographed Photo & Cover,
Lot # 1690 - Truman Autographed Photo & Cover,
TRUMAN, Harry S. (1884-1972) Thirty-third President 1945-53, taking Office following the death of F.D.R., Missouri Senator, jurist, haberdasher. While the initial “S” did not stand for a specific name, his parents chose it to avoid a display of favoritism -- his paternal grandfather’s name was S... > Item Details
Large Box Lot of Spanish American War Books & Videos,
Lot # 1823 - Large Box Lot of Spanish American War Books & Videos,
lot of 50 book and 2 VHS video tapes, sorry must attend auction to know what is in this lot. > Item Details
SA Army Dagger and Rambo Knife in Leather Sheath,
Lot # 632 - SA Army Dagger and Rambo Knife in Leather Sheath,
SA dagger with Ulles Fur Deutchland etched on blade. PLUS, Rambo Knife with Randall Made in Orlando, Fla. marking on blade. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Cased Tintype of a Robed Character,
Lot # 1534 - Sixth Plate Cased Tintype of a Robed Character,
nicely tinted anonymous portrait of a bearded gentleman wearing a rich paisley robe, a floral be-decked cap, a large red cravat, and "granny"-style grasses with green-tinted lenses. Mounted in geometric embossed paper-covered wood case. There's a story here, we just don't know it! > Item Details
Boudoir Cards of Montana Survey Party,
Lot # 969 - Boudoir Cards of Montana Survey Party,
albumen with imprint of H.M. Rice Deer Lodge, M.T.. Includes an image of camp with 4 tents with six men in front, one at a transit on tripod, one with long rifle, reverse with period pencil inscription that reads Uncle Chas. Scott who was shot by the Indians; AND same six men, all mounted with pack ... > Item Details
Eight Civil War Photographs of Scenes at Petersburg,
Lot # 1333 - Eight Civil War Photographs of Scenes at Petersburg,
each 3 x 2.75" mounted on printed card stock for John C. Taylor's The War for the Union Series with applied paper descriptive labels. These mimic Brady's "Album Gallery" images, and are one half of a stereoscopic negative. Printed post war, ca 1890, but printed as direct positives from the origina... > Item Details
Flintlock Curly Maple Full Stock Rifle,
Lot # 29 - Flintlock Curly Maple Full Stock Rifle,
with ca 45 caliber 44" octagonal barrel with standing front and notched rear sights, worn script signature on top of barrel, unmarked flint lock with replaced spring, brass trigger guard, side plate, end cap, butt plate and scroll work patch box with 3 brass ramrod ferrules and old rod, full curly s... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Pvt. Frank B. Hastings, 13th Mass.,
Lot # 1367 - Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Pvt. Frank B. Hastings, 13th Mass.,
identified by a contemporary piece of paper, correlated by the documented early uniform style. Hastings sat for his portrait wearing an uncommon 12-button shell jacket with infantry facings tinted sky blue. Todd says that the erstwhile battalion of militia riflemen exchanged their gray chasseur-mode... > Item Details
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