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Wabash Rail Way Work Gang Tintype,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
on a railroad with 2 hand cars, one of which has "Wabash Rail Way" on side, 4.5" x 6.6".

Condition:  
Old yellowed over varnish & minor scratches.
Est $150 - $250
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Lincoln Campaign Portrait Flag,
Lot # 54 - Lincoln Campaign Portrait Flag,
polished cotton, 12 x 17", likely from a continuous bolt, printed in red, white and blue. A known variant of this flag from the 1860 campaign (See "Threads of History" ) A rarity from this pivotal campaign, and the first Lincoln portrait flag we have been privileged to offer. > Item Details
Folk Art Wood Cutout,
Lot # 743 - Folk Art Wood Cutout,
oak, 19th century, European, with crest of 2 rearing horses with tree between above a heart, above a flower with bottom heart cutout, nice old patina; 6" wide x 28.5" long. > Item Details
Civil War Pen and Ink By John R. Chapin,
Lot # 273 - Civil War Pen and Ink By John R. Chapin,
(1823-1907), a 10 x 7" illustration of a Zouave. Signed "Chapman after a sketch by J.H. Goater," and in pencil "A Zouave. Chap IX." Chapin, a Captain in Chapin's Battery of New Jersey Militia produced this sketch for Goss' "Recollections of A Private" (1890). > Item Details
Gathering of Midwestern Colored Blown Glass,
Lot # 579 - Gathering of Midwestern Colored Blown Glass,
lot of 3. Includes a flip type tumbler, ribbed in light sapphire blue with fire polished pontil, 4" high x 3" diameter; PLUS an ribbed underplate in light green with snapped pontil, 4.25" diameter; AND another ribbed medium green underplate with snapped pontil, 4.6" diameter. > Item Details
Unused Lincoln and Other Patriotic Covers,
Lot # 66 - Unused Lincoln and Other Patriotic Covers,
lot of 11. Includes four with images of a beardless Lincoln, two with beard, two with Lincoln and Winfield Scott, one with Lincoln, McClellan and Scott; one showing Lincoln's boot kicking J. Davis in the pants; one with motto "Old Uncle Abe Will Crush Secession Forever." A choice lot. > Item Details
Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper,
Lot # 489 - Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper,
depicting a 1897 Oldsmobile spooking a horse on a small town road, 18" x 25"; frame 26.5" x 34". > Item Details
Figural Double Iron Betty Lamp,
Lot # 748 - Figural Double Iron Betty Lamp,
each part topped with cutout urn with flowers, original hanging hook with rattail twist. > Item Details
Ambrotype of Armed Id'd VMI Cadet,
Lot # 172 - Ambrotype of Armed Id'd VMI Cadet,
A rare and desirable sixth-plate ambrotype of Virginia Military Institute cadet Cyrus Miller Parkins, Class of 1864, posed in the fatigue uniform of the famous Lexington corps complete with white cross-belt and prominent “VMI” brass letters on floppy kepi. The identification is marvelous. Pressed ... > Item Details
CDVs of  the  34th OVI -- Piatt's Zouaves,
Lot # 180 - CDVs of the 34th OVI -- Piatt's Zouaves,
an album compiled by an unknown officer of the 34th OVI containing thirty-eight fellow officers, thirty-one of whom are identified in period ink. Seven additional military CDV’s have no written identification, but are recognizable by rank. Six unknown civilians and two lithographs round out the co... > Item Details
James Garfield Memorial Letter Opener,
Lot # 80 - James Garfield Memorial Letter Opener,
molded copper, 9.5" total length. Features handle with rearing lion and scimitar-shaped blade with a 1" cello portrait button of Garfield, stamped "Garfield Memorial." Have not seen this political souvenir before. > Item Details
Eglomise Miniature Landscape,
Lot # 817 - Eglomise Miniature Landscape,
English or Continental, 1st half of the 19th century. Quaint view of mother & child, who is playing with a pull toy horse; castle & forest in background; 4.75" wide x 2.25" high; frame 5.7" x 3". > Item Details
Important Woodrow Wilson Archive,
Lot # 435 - Important Woodrow Wilson Archive,
(1856-1924), 28th President of the United States. An important archive of 30+ letters, notes and ephemera (1901-1921) all written to, or relating to, family members in North and South Carolina, and covering the period when Wilson served as President of Princeton University, Governor of New Jersey, ... > Item Details
Figural Rabbit Doorstop,
Lot # 639 - Figural Rabbit Doorstop,
in overalls, and checked lace necked shirt, eating a carrot, original polychrome paint, probably a figure from Beatrix Potter's tales, 9.25" high x 4.5" wide. > Item Details
Grain Painted Hanging Shelf,
Lot # 573 - Grain Painted Hanging Shelf,
pine, in red and black original graining. With scalloped sides above 4 small drawers, above larger shelf, above cubby-hole file area, 18.75" wide x 15.25" deep x 24.5" high. > 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
War Date R.E. Lee CDV-Autographed,
Lot # 191 - War Date R.E. Lee CDV-Autographed,
with imprint of Lumpkin and Co., Richmond, Va. on verso. Boldly signed on recto, not affecting Lee's portrait. > Item Details
Fine Lithograph of John Brown,
Lot # 101 - Fine Lithograph of John Brown,
published by Currier & Ives and hand colored with period frame and acid free matting. Print entitled "John Brown. Leader of the Harper's Ferry Insurrection." Showing full length seated image holding New York Times paper with map of Kansas on wall. > Item Details
Early Glenn Curtis Aviation Postcards,
Lot # 471 - Early Glenn Curtis Aviation Postcards,
lot of 44. Postcards from the early years of flight, mostly 1908-1918. Includes the "June Bug" winning the Scientific American Trophy, hydro-aeoplanes, the Flying Boat "America" and other Curtiss memorable moments. There is a postcard of Curtiss on his record-setting V8 motorcycle, the class of Curt... > Item Details
Untouched Sons of Veterans' Civil War Kepi,
Lot # 252 - Untouched Sons of Veterans' Civil War Kepi,
stamped on linen liner "M.C. Lilly & Co. Columbus, Ohio", size 7, with gilt braid buttons and laurel wreath with silver "79 SV". > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photograph,
Lot # 369 - Edward Curtis Photograph,
"A Cree Woman", "Plate 627", "Photogravure Suffolk Eng. Co. Cambridge, Mass.", 13.5" x 19"; modern frame & mat; 25.25" x 31.25". > Item Details
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