Lot 13    

Cdv of a New York Fireman,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with imprint of S. Austen, Oswego, NY. Fine studio pose of a member of hose company holding a large trumpet on his knee.

Slight surface soil, else VG.
Est $150 - $200
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Superior Large Tintype of a Grocery Store,
Lot # 5 - Superior Large Tintype of a Grocery Store,
with wide dirt street in front and family (owners) standing in front, 5" x 7". > Item Details
Scarce Texas Immigrant's Guide, With Map,
Lot # 314 - Scarce Texas Immigrant's Guide, With Map,
Edward, David B. "The History of Texas; or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil, and Productions of that Country:..." 1836, Cincinnati: J.A. James & Co., 336pp. 12mo, cloth wth spine label. Folding map in front with hand-colored outlines. Howes [E48] note... > Item Details
Empire Mahogany Two-Piece Bookcase,
Lot # 705 - Empire Mahogany Two-Piece Bookcase,
2 piece with step-back top having architectural style stepped cove moulding with full tapered column's surmounted by scroll carved capitals, 2 doors with "X" mullioned glass over 3 small cock-beaded drawers. Base also with "X" mullioned glass doors, acanthus carved flat columns and large front carv... > Item Details
Eglomise Checker Board,
Lot # 656 - Eglomise Checker Board,
playing surface in gilt & red squares with diamond border, mounted in old cross-cut pine frame in original crazed varnish finish. Board size 13.8" square, frame 20" square. > Item Details
Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
Lot # 699 - Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
lot of 2, mid-19th century American. Includes a 2 gal. straight-sided jar with freehand cobalt beehive under "2", with lunate handles at sides; 9.5" d. & high; AND a nice shouldered jar with flaring lip with elaborate cobalt stenciled that reads "T.P. Reppert Jas. Hamilton & Co. Greensboro, Pa." wit... > Item Details
Early American Baskets,
Lot # 652 - Early American Baskets,
lot of 3, all 19th century American. Includes a nice split hickory buttocks shape with nice old varnish finish; 14" wide x 10.5" high; PLUS a nice cane & split hickory round basket with notched handle; 7" d. x 8" high; AND a grass opal basket with ruffled & turned down lip, 8" long x 5" wide x 2" h... > Item Details
Check Signed by Early Kentucky Frontiersman,
Lot # 449 - Check Signed by Early Kentucky Frontiersman,
James French, Mount Sterling, KY, 13 July 1821(?). Check 1.75 x 5.5", made out to himself for $198. French settled very early at Boonesborough. His son Richard, who was born in Boonesborough, served in the state HR, then as a Representative to Washington. > Item Details
Walrus Ivory Eskimo Cribbage Board,
Lot # 659 - Walrus Ivory Eskimo Cribbage Board,
likely a product of the Mission Cooperative of Grenfell in Newfoundland, Labrador. Front with tip carved with seal's head, followed by 2 scrimshaw seal hunting scenes, followed by the cribbage board; reverse with a steam and sailing ship which appears to be the one used by the Grenfell Mission with... > Item Details
American Miniature on Ivory,
Lot # 634 - American Miniature on Ivory,
unsigned oval portrait of a young gentleman with somewhat wild hair, mounted in newer frame, portrait 2.3" x 3". > Item Details
Green River Chromolithographed Whiskey Sign,
Lot # 799 - Green River Chromolithographed Whiskey Sign,
on poster board, mounted in old, not period, frame, 14.2" x 18". Classic chromolithograph of an African American man leading mule with jug of Green River whiskey strapped to saddle. > Item Details
John Wilkes Booth Theater Broadside,
Lot # 72 - John Wilkes Booth Theater Broadside,
Boston Museum, Jan. 19, 1863. "In Rehearsal -- The Celebrated Opera Bouffe, The Doctor of Alcantara! John Wilkes Booth Will appear on Monday Evening, Jan. 19th." Booth was a well-known actor in his day, and son of an actor, but a Southern sympathizer. He is best-known today, of course, as President ... > Item Details
Early Cast Iron Cap Guns,
Lot # 404 - Early Cast Iron Cap Guns,
lot of 4, all pistols. Includes a tiny example marked "Pat. Dec. 17, 78" (1878, 2.75" long with fold down trigger; PLUS a western type with fold down trigger, marked "Buck" with 5 pointed star on grip, nickel finish, 3.4" long; PLUS an unmarked example with floral embossed receiver & grip, traces of... > Item Details
Unusual Benjamin Harrison-Washington Bunting,
Lot # 87 - Unusual Benjamin Harrison-Washington Bunting,
polychrome printed cotton on cream ground with oval portraits of Washington with "1789" above and B. Harrison with "1889" above, surrounded with U.S. flags and eagles, 24" x 62". Includes 4 repeating panels, number 676 in Collins "Threads of History". > Item Details
American Appliqued Quilt,
Lot # 607 - American Appliqued Quilt,
mid-19th century. Floral appliquéd with swag & thistle border in red, blue & green, & central field with multiple rose sprigs, all hand quilted in diamond pattern; 90" x 80". > Item Details
American Blown Glass Jars,
Lot # 575 - American Blown Glass Jars,
lot of 4, all clear blown glass. Includes a kitchen storage jar with original tin lid, 1st half of the 19th century, 12" high x 5.75" wide, sand pontil; PLUS a similar jar 6" high x 3.8" d., with ground lip, mold blown; PLUS a flared lip jar with original glass stopper, acid etched interior neck & ... > Item Details
Large Group of Colorado and Western Stereoviews,
Lot # 342 - Large Group of Colorado and Western Stereoviews,
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Quarter Plate Tintype of Armed Union Soldier & Flag,
Lot # 166 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Armed Union Soldier & Flag,
an unknown Maine photographer documented by his use of a carved wooden “US” oval plate prop worn over the rectangular belt plate to effect a positive “US” in the finished photograph. This photographer is also recognized by the use of a partially bunted flag always extending from the left field. Th... > Item Details
Simon Kenton, DS,
Lot # 448 - Simon Kenton, DS,
n.d., n.p. one page. A legal document in which Kenton refers to a disputed promissory note made to one Stephen Trickell, ending tersely "I do not owe Mr. Trickell one cent. Simon Kenton." Witnessed by Andrew Crockett. > Item Details
Sam Houston Autographed Book,
Lot # 423 - Sam Houston Autographed Book,
Fremont, Brevet Captain J.C. "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1842-43." Original embossed cloth. Washington. 1845. An otherwise unremarkable copy of Fremont's report, lacking the large folding map, but bol... > Item Details
Red & White Jacquard Coverlets,
Lot # 608 - Red & White Jacquard Coverlets,
lot of 2, both 19th century American. Includes a wool & linen centennial example with 16 pointed star center, U.S. shield breasted eagle & fruit baskets in corners; 77" x 85" with 1" red fringe; AND an all linen central floral medallion in rococo style with fretwork border; 83" x 86". > Item Details
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