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CDV's of The Fisherman for Heidelberg College,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
lot of 4. Each of Henry Leonard, a 19th century fund-raiser for this small Ohio liberal arts college. Three with a humorous tale imprinted on verso, describing Leonard's antics. Wish my college sent these rather than Visa applications!

Condition:  
All clean, but as typical for this series, a hint light. Have never seen any with rich tonality.
Est $300 - $400
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Civil War Diary,  Co. A, 24th Wisconsin,
Lot # 264 - Civil War Diary, Co. A, 24th Wisconsin,
12mo pocket variety, written by Private James Aker. Aker, a Corporal from Milwaukee, enlisted on August 5, 1862 for the three year stint. He mustered out at Nashville, on June 10, 1865. Along the way, Aker's as part of the 24th, saw action in numerous engagements in the West, including Perryvill... > 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
Civil War Cavalry Lieutenant's Shoulder Boards,
Lot # 249 - Civil War Cavalry Lieutenant's Shoulder Boards,
wire bullion sewn with red velvet ground, with typical enameled paper backing. > Item Details
Rare Stereoviews of Fossils,
Lot # 23 - Rare Stereoviews of Fossils,
on regular sized yellow mounts, each with manuscript titles on verso, and dated February 10, 1874. Fossils of Dinichythis terreli (a primitive fish?) found in the Huron Cliffs. Assume this to be somewhere in the midwest, possibly northern Ohio. > Item Details
Daguerreotypes of the Mayor of Denver, Colorado,
Lot # 1 - Daguerreotypes of the Mayor of Denver, Colorado,
William M. Clayton (1824-1892), lot of 4. Includes an exceptional, close-up half plate daguerreotype signed "Collins, Artist" with penciled note penned to pad "Wm. M. Clayton taken in Phila 1853"; an anonymous, quarter plate daguerreotype, housed in a geometric union case, of Clayton in a top hat;... > Item Details
Table Top Yarn Winder,
Lot # 775 - Table Top Yarn Winder,
19th century American, with table edge clamp mount in maple, with maple cup finial for fabric pin cushion, nice old patina; opens to 29" d. x 26" high. > Item Details
Clear Pig Flask,
Lot # 668 - Clear Pig Flask,
with embossed script on left side "Good Old Bourbon/ in a hogs--", line points to mouth of flask which his "_ss." 7" long. > Item Details
Fine Tintype of a Man with Two Oxen,
Lot # 9 - Fine Tintype of a Man with Two Oxen,
4 x 2.5" in original walnut "cross t" frame. An anonymous horizontal image, he drapes his arm on the back of one of the oxen, and holds a switch in his other hand. > 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 Mexican War Lithograph,
Lot # 154 - Scarce Mexican War Lithograph,
"The 2nd Division of Regulars, as Drawn-Up at Cerro Gordo. Under the Command of Gen. Twiggs." 16.25 x 24.5", shrink wrapped on foam core. Under the illustration is the list of officers. Accompanying the lithograph is a piece from the original frame backing paper with "Susan P. Delafield." Susan (180... > Item Details
Benjamin Harrison ALS and Political Ribbon,
Lot # 432 - Benjamin Harrison ALS and Political Ribbon,
framed. Includes a note to a supporter thanking him for his letter urging Harrison to accept the nomination as his party's candidate for governor, on law firm stationery, dated Aug. 10th, 1876. AND a red, white, & blue campaign ribbon, with portrait and facsimile signature on celluloid tied to ribbo... > Item Details
Wooster Soft Paste Porcelain,
Lot # 564 - Wooster Soft Paste Porcelain,
lot of 3, all with blue underglaze crescent mark of the Wooster factory, 1755-90. Each in Chinese porcelain forms and transfer printed in oriental landscape or floral. Includes a beautiful 9.7" diameter x 3.75" high center bowl; PLUS a handless cup & saucer; AND a 6.3" diameter x 2.8" high bowl. > 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 French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithograph by Gamy
Lot # 493 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithograph by Gamy
showing 4 people racing through the desert, scarring camels in touring car. Dated 1914. Framed and matted; 15.5" x 32.5" Frame 21" x 37.5". > Item Details
Figural American Political Tobacco Pipes,
Lot # 53 - Figural American Political Tobacco Pipes,
lot of 3, all redware and approx. 2" long. Includes a head of George Washington with fluted stem and crown-like top; PLUS a bust of Fillmore with "Millard" on left & "Fillmore" on right side of stem; AND a head of Pierce with "President" on right and "Frank Pierce" on left side of stem. > Item Details
Scarce 1870s CDV of KKK Members,
Lot # 116 - Scarce 1870s CDV of KKK Members,
printed as a negative image; anonymous photographer. The letters "KKK" prominent in the background, both hooded and roped, the gent on right with a rifle. A seldom seen image. > Item Details
Presidential Appointments for a Naval Surgeon,
Lot # 439 - Presidential Appointments for a Naval Surgeon,
lot of 3 items relating to Daniel Egbert. Includes an appointment as Assistant Surgeon in the Navy, June 1830, vellum, 15 x 19.25", signed by Andrew Jackson. PLUS Appointment to Navy Surgeon, March 1838, vellum, 13.75 x 17.25", signed by Martin Van Buren. AND Appointment as Medical Director in the N... > Item Details
Ms. Letter on Southern Reconstruction & Slavery,
Lot # 111 - Ms. Letter on Southern Reconstruction & Slavery,
written by a Covington, Kentucky lawyer in the year 1866. Discusses his moral disagreement with slavery, but continues on to say that "negro race" is inferior and should not be a part of any government. Quite legible, with 3 full pages of text, written on single folded letter sheet. Framed with b... > 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
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
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