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Advertising Lady Cabinet Card,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with imprint of Arnold's, Jefferson, Iowa. Advertising the wares of Charles Bofink Hardware and Implements. Typical of the genre, her dress and hat adorned with scissors, keys, muffins tins and more.

Condition:  
Near Exc with only slight corner wear, with rich tones.
Est $300 - $400
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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
James'  River Guide for 1857,
Lot # 320 - James' River Guide for 1857,
8vo, green paper illustrated wraps, 128pp, 44 maps, engravings. [Cumings, Samuel] U.P. James. Cincinnati. According to James, meant to supersede the earlier "Conclin's New River Guide," this version a continuation of the hoary tradition of publishing maps and navigational hazards of the waterways o... > Item Details
Amish Child's Pieced Quilt,
Lot # 611 - Amish Child's Pieced Quilt,
20th century, Cake Stand pattern, solid color pieced design in dark blue & brown with black quilting; 32" x 44". > 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
William McKinley Memorial Ribbons,
Lot # 92 - William McKinley Memorial Ribbons,
lot of 46, various sizes and from various cities and organizations. Ribbons range from about 1 x 5" to 3.25 x 11.25". Six have cello pinbacks attached, a few have rosettes or attached black ribbons. A number have McKinley's final words on them ("It is God's way. His will, not ours, be done"). An in... > Item Details
Lincoln Campaign Ferro in Shell,
Lot # 55 - Lincoln Campaign Ferro in Shell,
issued during the 1864 campaign. Image slightly dark on left side, else bright. > Item Details
Scarce Lincoln Pose By Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 71 - Scarce Lincoln Pose By Alexander Gardner,
silver gelatin print, 9.25" x 12.5", with modern mat and frame. From a now lost glass plate negative. A number of these images were apparently pulled from the original plate sometime within the first few decades of this century before the negative disappeared. Today, these later prints -- made fr... > Item Details
WWI Aviation Paintings by Ruttan
Lot # 403 - WWI Aviation Paintings by Ruttan
1918. A group of five paintings, all oil on canvas and framed. Canvas sizes range from 18 x 47" to 28 x 65." Meant to show various aerial scenes in WWI, includes English planes in a dogfight, downed English biplane receiving help from another English plane with rescue boat approaching; a deck scen... > Item Details
T.C. Say's 1824 -5 American Entomology,
Lot # 323 - T.C. Say's 1824 -5 American Entomology,
Say, Thomas. "American Entomology, or Description of the Insects of North America." 1824-25, Philadelphia, Vol. I-II bound as one, lacking Volume III. 8vo, contemporary calf with gilt spine, 36 hand colored plates. > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy and Nevil
Lot # 476 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy and Nevil
Two hand-colored lithographs matted in a single frame; Each measure 34" x 17". > 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
Dated 1806 Sampler,
Lot # 777 - Dated 1806 Sampler,
American, signed "M. Cruikshank, 3, May 1806" with 2 alphabets, 2 sets of numbers, groups of capital letters, and quote "Be to other's kind and true as you'd have others be to you". Framed in modern black frame 4.5" x 8.75". > Item Details
Simon Kenton Signed Receipt,
Lot # 445 - Simon Kenton Signed Receipt,
ANS by Simon Kenton on one side, 26 Feb. 1801, witnessed by Benjamin Bayles. Kentucky tax blind stamp in upper corner. Document on verso signed by John Kenton and other early Kentuckians. All signatures including Kenton's are bold. > Item Details
West Virginia Confederate Broadside,
Lot # 275 - West Virginia Confederate Broadside,
12 x 8.75." "General Order. Head Quarters, Department of Western Virginia, Charleston, Va. Sept. 24, 1862. General Order No. The money issued by the Confederate Government is secure, and is receivable in payment of public dues, and convertible into 8 per cent. bonds. Citizens owe it to the country t... > Item Details
Gurnsey CDVS of American Indian Chiefs,
Lot # 346 - Gurnsey CDVS of American Indian Chiefs,
lot of 2, includes an image of a seated Indian holding what appears to a Henry repeating rifle, and identified on the verso as "Grey Wolf. Chief of the Winnebagoes." The other of an elborately robed Chief holding a t-shaped catlinite pipe, and identified in ink on verso as "Rushing Bear, or the "So... > 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
Photograph of a Southern Arapaho Warrior,
Lot # 355 - Photograph of a Southern Arapaho Warrior,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Arap..... with typed strip paper label "18. Southern Arapaho. Heap o' Bears." Negative probably taken by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethno... > Item Details
Lincoln Funeral Badge or Cravat,
Lot # 75 - Lincoln Funeral Badge or Cravat,
in black silk with silver tassels at each end. Manuscript note sewn to back "Badge worn as one of the C_____tes of escort from the City of Chicago at the Funeral of Abraham Lincoln. By C.C. McCabe". Charles Cardwell McCabe (1836-1906) was a Methodist Episcopal bishop popularly known as Chaplain Mc... > Item Details
Tropical  and Summer Fruit by Currier  & Ives,
Lot # 623 - Tropical and Summer Fruit by Currier & Ives,
medium folio, 24 x 17", hand-colored in period walnut frame with gilt liner. > 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
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