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Scarce Early Daguerreian Journal,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
lot of 13 of "The New Daguerreian Journal." This a short-lived journal begun by Walter Johnson at Ohio State University in the early 1970s. Johnson was instrumental in shepherding the OSU purchase of the Floyd and Marion Rinhart Collection of cased images. The Journal was primarily scholarly in content, though each issue includes images as well as a hardware of various collectors. The Journal was published for two years before folding. Includes Vol.1 No. 1; two copies of Vol. 1 No. 2-4; Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6; Vol. 2 No. 1-4.

Condition:  
All VG with very light wear only
Est $150 - $200
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Nebraska Reward Handbill,
Lot # 381 - Nebraska Reward Handbill,
Brownsville, Nebraska, Aug. 28, 1869. Reward of $1000 for capture of one J.K. Bear for robbing the U.S. Express Co. at Brownsville of $12,000. Gives detailed description of this outlaw, 8.2" x 4.75". > Item Details
Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
Lot # 710 - Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
lot of 6, mid-19th century American. Includes 2 bottle-type jars with wide flaring lips, one of which has warped extensively during firing, 5" d. x 9.75" & 4.5" d. x 11" high; AND four other small shouldered jars, between 6" & 7.75" high. > Item Details
Sheffield Silver Taper Candlestick,
Lot # 678 - Sheffield Silver Taper Candlestick,
unmarked, English, with openwork spherical taper holder on flaring foot and attached cone form snuffer, 3" diameter x 6.6" high. > Item Details
Dorothea Dix Manuscript Archive,
Lot # 456 - Dorothea Dix Manuscript Archive,
32 ALsS, 1 postcard, 3 other items, pieces of plants and flowers. 1878-1886. A series of deeply affectionate letters from Dorothea L. Dix, superintendent of Nurses in the Union Army during the Civil War, to a young Katie Britton, the darling daughter of a New Jersey physician. Many of the letters... > Item Details
Great Enameled Home-Front Bracelet,
Lot # 411 - Great Enameled Home-Front Bracelet,
featuring portraits of Hitler and "Tojo" flanking a swastika and Japanese flag, each with a dagger stuck into their heads, and topped with a "V" flanked by U.S. and Chinese flags. Rear stamped "To: Lt. Col. B.E. Cheney" and "From: James C.C. Tseng, Maj. Genl., 2nd Army Division Commander China, 194... > Item Details
Rare Union Pacific Railroad Invitation,
Lot # 467 - Rare Union Pacific Railroad Invitation,
from "The Union Pacific Railway Company Eastern Division invites you to be present as per Letter of Mr. Samuel Hallett to celebrate the opening of the First Section of Forty Miles of their Road West from the Missouri River." Signed upper right corner "S.L. Clemens (Mark Twain)." Also in upper left c... > Item Details
Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper
Lot # 486 - Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper
showing an early British steam powered horseless coach that never realy caught on made in 1829 and called "James Steam Coach". Probably was not a success due to explosions, 18" x 25.5"; frame 26.5" x 34". > Item Details
Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
Lot # 589 - Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
of a young gentleman with wild hair in high collared frock coat. Image is 2.25" wide by 3" high, in modern reproduction frame, 5" x 5.7". > Item Details
New Mexico Military Institute Ephemera
Lot # 389 - New Mexico Military Institute Ephemera
lot of 4. Includes a felt banner, red field with black edging and block letters "NEW MEXICO/MILITARY INSTITUTE" in center and shield device in upper left corner with gilt edging and crossed cavalry sabers in lower right with "43" and black edging, 34.75" wide x 17.25" high; PLUS a silver Id. bracel... > Item Details
American Wrought Iron Hearth Tools,
Lot # 784 - American Wrought Iron Hearth Tools,
lot of 3. Early 19th century American. Includes a nice round bowl tasting ladle, 13" long with 2.3" d. bowl; PLUS a 16.5" long ladle with 4.5" d. bowl; AND a roasting fork, 18" long. > Item Details
Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
Lot # 620 - Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
with a vegetable ivory cue ball handle, wonderfully carved along the entire length with mythical symbols, keystone at top with "IOOF" (International Order of Odd Fellows. Tapers to a thermal plastic ferrule, total length 35.5". Attributed to Northern Georgia or Tennessee. > Item Details
Civil War Archive of W. L. Savage, 10th Connecticut,
Lot # 265 - Civil War Archive of W. L. Savage, 10th Connecticut,
211 ALsS. September 1861-October 1864 From his days as a raw recruit from Greenwich, Conn., William L. Savage was a model soldier. Mustered in at Hartford as a Sergeant in Co. I, 10th Connecticut Infantry, in September 1861, Savage earned a promotion to Sgt. Major in February 1862, before receiv... > Item Details
Large Leeds Teapot With Tulips,
Lot # 562 - Large Leeds Teapot With Tulips,
blue painted teapot, pearlware with band of tulips on body & lid; scrolled handle & spout with vining leaves, & flower form finial, 13" long x 8.25" high, circa 1810-30, marked with painted under glaze "W" or "M" & incised "X". > Item Details
New England Bannister Back Arm Chair,
Lot # 793 - New England Bannister Back Arm Chair,
Queen Anne style, with rush seat, bold turned finials, 1/2 banisters and stretchers, nice scroll cut arms, mortised through back and folksy scroll cut-out crest rail. Mixed woods with nice old patina and wood pin construction, circa 1710-40. > Item Details
Decorated Fireplace Bellows,
Lot # 783 - Decorated Fireplace Bellows,
lot of 2, both early 19th century turtleback type with stenciled polychrome painting. Includes a 17.5" long example with flower basket decoration & brass nozzle; AND an 11.5" long example with flower basket in gilt & brass nozzle. > Item Details
Washington Pocket Mirror,
Lot # 43 - Washington Pocket Mirror,
19th century stamped zinc pocket mirror with bust portrait of Geo. Washington, laurel leaf surround. Opens to reveal original 2.5" d. mirror with brass kick stand and hanging ring. Marked on rear "Brevite 1844". Ex. Clark Garrett Collection. > Item Details
Civil War Tintype of the Governor of Minnesota and Officers ,
Lot # 157 - Civil War Tintype of the Governor of Minnesota and Officers ,
a half plate, in horizontal format featuring five photogenic gentlemen, originally thought to be medical officrs, but thanks to a tip from one of our subscribers, now partially identified. The Minnesota Historical Society Collections contains a nearly identical image (Neg. No. 83933, see: http://col... > Item Details
Civil War/Indian Wars Presentation  Cane,
Lot # 247 - Civil War/Indian Wars Presentation Cane,
with "To Col. A. Jackson Smith" and "From Reception Committee / St. Louis, Mo. / June 27th, 1876" on sterling silver knob. Handle is 1.25" in diameter, and just over 1.5" high. The slightly knobby shaft ends in a worn, .75" nickel and steel ferrule. Overall length, 34". Andrew Jackson Smith had a s... > Item Details
1885 Brooklyn Base Ball Club,
Lot # 413 - 1885 Brooklyn Base Ball Club,
a large format albumen photograph of the 14 team members of this long gone professional NYC ball club. Fantastic image of the men in uniform in two rows with ballpark in background. Image size is 145.7" x 10.8" on larger card stock. List of players printed on card stock includes "Cassidy, Porter,... > Item Details
Sterling Child's Mug Dated 1881,
Lot # 681 - Sterling Child's Mug Dated 1881,
marked Whiting M.F.G. Co. (Providence, R.I.) Sterling, gilt washed interior reeded "C" shaped handle, with lovely engraved boy and girl seated on flowering tree branch, with "Morley 1881" on front, 3" diameter x 3.5" high. > Item Details
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