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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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Rockingham Glazed Redware Bust of John Wesley,
Lot # 754 - Rockingham Glazed Redware Bust of John Wesley,
solid redware bust with fine mottled brown glaze, likely early 19th century, 10.75" high. > Item Details
Girl in Bonnet Cast Iron Doorstop,
Lot # 643 - Girl in Bonnet Cast Iron Doorstop,
probably a figure from Sun Bonnet Babies, 7.75 x 4", original polychrome paint. > Item Details
Scarce Buffalo Bill Poster,
Lot # 385 - Scarce Buffalo Bill Poster,
"The Red Fox--"Red Cloud" Waiting and Watching," one of a pair of scarce posters, the other showing Buffalo Bill on horseback. Last pair to sell sold in excess of $20,000. Framed and matted, approximately 19.5" x 24"; frame 26.5" x 31". > Item Details
Miniature Cherry Blanket Chest,
Lot # 707 - Miniature Cherry Blanket Chest,
with applied turned feet, interior till and rounded molding at base, circa 1st half of the 19th century, 15.5" wide x 9.25" deep x 8" high. > Item Details
Civil War Diaries, 1st Mass. Battery,
Lot # 260 - Civil War Diaries, 1st Mass. Battery,
J. R. Gardner Small, January 1863-August 1864. Gardner Small lived up to a name reeking of New England, serving during the Civil War in the 1st Massachusetts (Light) Artillery. A typical light artillery unit, the 1st Massachusetts was regularly engaged throughout its service with the main body of ... > Item Details
Clinkscales Heraldic Seal in Silver & Amber,
Lot # 559 - Clinkscales Heraldic Seal in Silver & Amber,
late 18th or 1st quarter of the 19th century seal for the Clinkscale clan. This Scottish seal has 1" circular stamp with crest being a dexter (right) arm embowed (bending down at elbow) in mail or armor holding a sword by the blade, with motto below "Manu Forti" (with a strong hand). Greek key bor... > Item Details
Mortised Bucket Bench,
Lot # 796 - Mortised Bucket Bench,
mortised construction with bootjack ends, lower shelf mortised, upper is lap-jointed with wood pegs; 40" long x 12.5" deep x 31" high. > Item Details
Percussion Continental Pirate Pistol,
Lot # 133 - Percussion Continental Pirate Pistol,
with brass mounts, unmarked lock and barrel, nicely patinated walnut stock, approximately 58 caliber, barrel length 8", total length 13.5". > Item Details
Ovid Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jar,
Lot # 695 - Ovid Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jar,
American, early 19th century, with double lunate handles & chain of cobalt freehand tulips at shoulder, attributed to Alexandria, Va.; 9.5 x 11.25". > 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
Pair of French Flintlock Pistols,
Lot # 132 - Pair of French Flintlock Pistols,
with unmarked silver repousse mounts, flint lock marked "Brulatour Jeune A St. Foy", ornate butt plates with repousse bust portraits of gentleman and lady (one on each. Nicely engraved lock and barrel, approximately 58 caliber, barrel length 9", total length 16". Includes original French honey col... > Item Details
Civil War CDV of Fort Fisher Fund-raiser,
Lot # 182 - Civil War CDV of Fort Fisher Fund-raiser,
with no back mark. Period red ink inscription reads, “Wounded at the taking of Fort Fisher” with “Detroit Dec. 27th 1866” along the border. A one-armed naval casualty in full uniform with a boy similarly dressed appeal to the public for relief in exchange for this CDV. Father and son flank a mini... > Item Details
Bedford Co, Tennessee 1847 Slave Receipt,
Lot # 109 - Bedford Co, Tennessee 1847 Slave Receipt,
for the purchase of "one Negro boy John...about nineteen years old" for $750. E.D. Rushing to W. Jackson. Receipt 5.5 x 8", Aug. 12, 1847, witnessed on verso in March 1849. > Item Details
Frank Leslie's Portrait of Jesse James,
Lot # 377 - Frank Leslie's Portrait of Jesse James,
lot of 2. Frank Leslie's Illustrated newspaper, No. 1387, Vol. LIV (April 22, 1882), and No. 1386, Vol. LIV (April 15, 1882, New York. Earlier vol. pp. 113-128, later vol. pp. 129-144. Both 12 x 17", central fold, holes along edge from earlier binding. P. 118 in the earlier paper reports the death o... > Item Details
USS Saratoga Presentation Photograph Album, 1885,
Lot # 330 - USS Saratoga Presentation Photograph Album, 1885,
"Scenes on Board A Man-of-War." Oblong folio, blue cloth with embossed gilt title and scene of the Saratoga, and "Presented to Miss Ida E. Bishop" in gilt, containing 19 albumen printing out paper images, each 9.25 x 7.25", mounted one to a page, showing the crew, military exercises, the band, the ... > Item Details
Photograph of Prairie Turtle, by Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 354 - Photograph of Prairie Turtle, by Alexander Gardner,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Oto 19a" and "Prairie Turtle." Negative probably by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology and sold to the Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, Oh... > 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
William Henry Jackson Panoramic Mammoth Plates,
Lot # 336 - William Henry Jackson Panoramic Mammoth Plates,
titled in negative "Lake San Christobal Col. W.H. Jackson & Co. Phot." With inked inscription on rear "-this is William Henry Jackson/&/34th-Dr. Hayden-1873-year-". Image size 36.5" wide x 17" high, in original black finished wood frame (28.2" x 47.8") with mat having ink inscribed "1878 W.H.J." A... > 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
Autographed Brady Photos of Grant Cabinet Members,
Lot # 433 - Autographed Brady Photos of Grant Cabinet Members,
lot of 11. An outstanding collection of oval albumen images, each 8 x 6", mounted on larger 12 x 10" boards with Brady's Washington imprint on recto. Includes E.R. Hoar, Attny Genl; Columbus Delano, Sec. of Interior; Hamilton Fish, Sec. of State; William Belknap, Sec. of War; A.T. Sherman, Attny G... > Item Details
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