Lot 177    

Colt's Model 1863 Civil War Musket,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
Colt Model 1861 special rifle-musket.

Condition:  
This rifled musket is in mint condition. All metal surfaces are bright and have never been touched, showing only staining in the metal caused from dry grease. The bands show the "US" markings as well as the sub-inspector's marks. The rear sight shows all of its original bright black finish. The percussion nipple complete with its 100% original blue finish. The cartouches and the wood are mint.
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Lot # 819 - Photograph "Signed" by a Member of Sitting Bull's Arrest Party,
a ca 1910, 7.5 x 10" silver gelatin photograph with Barry's copyright blindstamp, matted and at one time fixed to 13 x 9.75" grey cardstock. Verso identified in Barry's hand in pencil "Sitting Bull's Family and House on Grand River So Dakota," and with the handstamp of A(lfred) B(urton) Welch, and ... > Item Details
Two W.H. Jackson Hayden Expedition Stereoviews of Mining,
Lot # 934 - Two W.H. Jackson Hayden Expedition Stereoviews of Mining,
both 4" x 7" card stock with arched top albumen views and W.H. Jackson Washington D.C. imprints from Views in Utah, Idaho and Montana, 1871, titles include: 404 Cradling & 401 Hydraulic Gold Mining, Virginia City.. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Illinois Colonel,
Lot # 1361 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Illinois Colonel,
tentatively identified as Louis H. Waters, 84th Illinois of Macomb holding his Field & Staff sword and dangling belt rig. This officer bears a striking resemblance to the published cdv of Waters in Hunt’s Brevet Brigadiers taken later in service. The embroidered bugle bears an “84” in reverse and t... > Item Details
U.S. Naval Hat, Belt and Shoulder Boards,
Lot # 474 - U.S. Naval Hat, Belt and Shoulder Boards,
ca. 1870-1890. Original Dress Officer's hat with shoulder boards and belt with saber hanger in original japanned tin carrying case. > Item Details
French and Indian Wars Roster of Participants in a Raid on Canada,
Lot # 1734 - French and Indian Wars Roster of Participants in a Raid on Canada,
1pp, small folio, April 10, 1758 Names of Men Belonging to Berwich Listerin (sp?) in a Expedition against Canada under Capt. Godwin and Wm. Chadbourne. With the signatures of 52 participants in the raid, including Thomas Godwin and a number of his kinsmen. We assume this Godwin to be an ancester o... > Item Details
D.F. Barry Photograph of Spot Where Sitting Bull Prayed,
Lot # 829 - D.F. Barry Photograph of Spot Where Sitting Bull Prayed,
7 7/8? x 9 ?? print on 8? x 10? mount with Barry imprint verso carrying studio addresses of Bismarck and Standing Rock, Dakota Territory. An X on the print marks the spot where Sitting Bull prayed on the hill by the Grand River, the night before he was killed Jan. 14, 1890. > Item Details
French & Indian Wars Bill for Manufacture of Military Goods,
Lot # 1737 - French & Indian Wars Bill for Manufacture of Military Goods,
1p, The Honoourable Committee of Warr for the Town of Boston, Boston, May 1756. A manuscript bill issued to Elias Thomas by John Wheelwright for the manufacture of military goods, including "snap sacks", "bullet bags", "tents" and various ropes and twines. > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of Man with Winchester Lever-Action Rifle,
Lot # 955 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Man with Winchester Lever-Action Rifle,
unusual anonymous image of man with his back to the photographer holding a Winchester lever action rifle, mounted in mat with cover glass and foil surround. > Item Details
Spanish-American War Period Sergeant's Uniform and Cap,
Lot # 500 - Spanish-American War Period Sergeant's Uniform and Cap,
"Ohio" National Guard insignia applied on collar, deep navy blue wool with light blue cording, 5 domed brass button front with shield-breasted eagles, sergeant's stripes in light blue on arms, black satin lining with cotton lined sleeves. Wool pants in lighter shade of dark blue with light blue pipi... > Item Details
Moorhouse Photo of Yellow Bull unveiling Chief Joseph Monument, ,
Lot # 877 - Moorhouse Photo of Yellow Bull unveiling Chief Joseph Monument, ,
June 20, 1905 at the reburial of Joseph, Nespelem, Washington, the place of his exile. The unveiling was a large event attended by many people including Yellow Bull who was Chief Joseph's sub chief during the Nez Perce war of 1877, and blind at the time of this photo. 8"x10" print with photographe... > Item Details
Group of Large Format Buffalo Bill Photographs,
Lot # 1073 - Group of Large Format Buffalo Bill Photographs,
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
Early American French-Style Dirk,
Lot # 91 - Early American French-Style Dirk,
ca late 18th century with 8.65" double edged blade with half-length fuller coin silver oval guard with beading around margins of each face, matching coin ferrule with double row of beads and domed coin pommel with double row of larger beads and capstan rivet, single piece carved and inlaid horn grip... > Item Details
Cased English Transitional Percussion Pistol,
Lot # 109 - Cased English Transitional Percussion Pistol,
approximately .40 cal., 6-shot revolver commercially made for the civilian market, devoid of any markings except barrel proofs, ca 1850s. Sold in typical fitted/segmented mahogany case containing accessories, i.e. copper flask, iron bullet mold and marked tin of percussion caps. English gunmakers c... > Item Details
No Two Horns Indian Scout  Discharge Signed by Miles Keogh,
Lot # 811 - No Two Horns Indian Scout Discharge Signed by Miles Keogh,
partially printed, 10.75 x 8.5". The name of the scout nearly obliterated, he is noted as being discharged on October 17th, 1875 at Fort Abraham Lincoln. The scout is noted as being 5' 6" in height with copper complexion and brown eyes, with occupation listed as "Scout." accompanied by letter of... > Item Details
ID'd M1850 Foot Officer's Sword from a Pennsylvania Officer,
Lot # 285 - ID'd M1850 Foot Officer's Sword from a Pennsylvania Officer,
with unmarked 30.2" single-edged blade with 12" false edge and 3/4-length fuller, with etched scrollwork and U.S., engraved in front of left ricasso Eisenhower, with single-piece cast brass quillon/guard/knuckle bow with scrolled quillon, open floral guard with US and reeded bow with slot for sword ... > Item Details
<i>Spooner & Teales Brooklyn City Directory Municipal Register, 1848-49</i>,
Lot # 1763 - Spooner & Teales Brooklyn City Directory Municipal Register, 1848-49,
printed by F.B. Spooner, 1848, N.Y., 12mo in heavy card stock boards with printed paper cover pasted down and advertisement on rear board, in two parts, 1st having 286pp and 2nd 189pp. > Item Details
Union Oval <i>US</i> Belt Plate with Leather,
Lot # 226 - Union Oval US Belt Plate with Leather,
unmarked cast brass belt plate with lead filled back, arrow point belt hooks and bent wire at front for closing, old mellow brass patina, brown sewn leather belt has 4 adjustment holes and is 1.5" x 43.5" long with plate. > Item Details
Early Hand-Tinted Legal Print,
Lot # 1619 - Early Hand-Tinted Legal Print,
entitled The Trial Of R.P. Anderson, published by J.T. Bowen, N.Y., satirical hand colored engraving, 22" x 14", matted, 24.4" x 18.75". > Item Details
Two Grabill Photographs of Deadwood Mining & Echo Canyon,
Lot # 947 - Two Grabill Photographs of Deadwood Mining & Echo Canyon,
includes an unsigned image entitled in pencil along bottom margin Deadwood Mining Co. near Deadwood S.D., showing mill and associated buildings set in narrow steep sided valley, 7" x 9" on original card stock, 9" x 11"; AND second image entitled in negative No. 3615. "Echo Canyon" Looking through Si... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Ambrotype of 1860,
Lot # 1354 - Quarter Plate Ambrotype of 1860,
an exceptionally sharp ambrotype of a young antebellum militiaman wearing a copy of the old Continental Army uniform, documented in other photographs of Connecticut (Putnam Phalanx), New Hampshire (Amoskeag Veterans), and Louisiana (Continental Guards) militia companies. He holds a tricorn hat with... > Item Details
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