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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 History of Maine, 1865,
Lot # 286 - Civil War History of Maine, 1865,
Whitman, William E.S. and Charles H. Rue. "Maine in the War for the Union: A History of the Part Borne by Maine Troops in the Suppression of the American Rebellion." 1865, Lewiston: Nelson Dingley Jr. & Co. 8vo, cloth with gilt spine and front, 637pp. > Item Details
Early American Tole Ware Document Boxes,
Lot # 731 - Early American Tole Ware Document Boxes,
lot of 2, both early 19th century American, one 9.75 x 5.75 x 7.5" with wire bale handle on lid; one 9 x 4.75 x 6.5" with brass bale handle. > 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
Civil War Sutler's Manuscript Archive,
Lot # 267 - Civil War Sutler's Manuscript Archive,
Henry Garrsion, Sutler, 2nd New York Infantry. 8 letters, 1862-1863. Although he made attempts to join his brother, Amos, out west, Henry Garrison became Sutler to the 2nd New York Infantry in Virginia. Henry Garrison left eight fine Civil War letters, including three written in the immediate afte... > Item Details
Early Wood Elephant Pull Toy in Original Paint,
Lot # 500 - Early Wood Elephant Pull Toy in Original Paint,
gray body with black ears, tusks, eyes, toes and saddle, mounted on wood plank with wood wheels in yellow, 8" long x 6.5" high. > Item Details
Id'd Civil War Sword from the 160th OVI,
Lot # 220 - Id'd Civil War Sword from the 160th OVI,
including a brass telescope and cabinet card belonging to Captain David D. Fowler, Company F, 160th OVI. Model 1860 staff and field sword, with Solingen marked blade, acid etched "Horstman and Sons, Philadelphia" and "Iron Proof" on top and decorated with various martial motifs. With original leat... > Item Details
Garfield Campaign Booklet,
Lot # 82 - Garfield Campaign Booklet,
in illustrated paper wraps, 8vo. entitled "Life of James A. Garfield Our Citizen-Soldier", Barclay & Co. Philadelphia, 1880. Sixty-four pages with 5 full page engravings. > Item Details
Reverse Painted 2-Part American Mirrors,
Lot # 816 - Reverse Painted 2-Part American Mirrors,
lot of 2, both early 19th century. Includes a gilt & black painted example with 1/2 turned pilasters having square corner blocks with applied brass rosettes. Polychrome painting above mirror with thatched cottage, trees & lake with canted cornered white border with gilt flowers set in sponged oval... > Item Details
Canvas Back Duck Decoy,
Lot # 823 - Canvas Back Duck Decoy,
a nice working decoy with old repaint to head and original body paint, glass eyes, soft wood, probably bass, 17.5" long x 7.5" wide x 9" high. > Item Details
William McKinley TLS and Jugate Campaign Pin,
Lot # 434 - William McKinley TLS and Jugate Campaign Pin,
framed. A 1p. letter on McKinley's letterhead, approx. 5.5 x 8", Canton, OH, July 29, 1896. Letter has flag pin through top, appears to be taped to back. AND jugate McKinley/Roosevelt button, 0.75" diameter. [Hake #3181] > Item Details
Louisiana State Militia Officers Sword,
Lot # 225 - Louisiana State Militia Officers Sword,
with 31" double edged sword with 1/2 length fuller, with acid etched patriotic and floral designs on blade, cast knights helm pommel, ribbed ivory grip, spread eagle wings quillons, with shield shaped langets, total length 37.5". Brass scabbard with double carrying rings, simple top mounted plate t... > Item Details
Ernest Rawsteighn Native American Photographs,
Lot # 371 - Ernest Rawsteighn Native American Photographs,
lot of 4, all signed and dated 1921 in lower right. Each a different scene with Native Americans. Judging by their costumes, probably Ojibwa. Handtinted, 13.25" x 10.25", mounted on mat and framed. > 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
Early Niddy Noddies,
Lot # 768 - Early Niddy Noddies,
lot of 3, early 19th century American, turned and carved hardwood niddy noddies, each 18" long with arms between 11 & 14", mortised and pinned construction. > Item Details
Chippendale Mirror,
Lot # 583 - Chippendale Mirror,
18th century New England scroll cut mahogany, with spread winged eagle on branch in gesso with original gilt paint. Appears to be original glass & finish, gilt paint liner; 14.25" wide x 28.25" high. > Item Details
Decorative Miniature on Ivory,
Lot # 636 - Decorative Miniature on Ivory,
of a lovely young woman in beautifully detailed Empire waisted dress with pink bow at bosom, ornate rectangular ivory frame holding oval portrait 2.75" x 3.5"; frame 6" x 7.2", rear with newspaper print in Latin and label "Baumann & Cie. Nurnberg". > Item Details
Large Lot of WW I  Items,
Lot # 406 - Large Lot of WW I Items,
over 60 items. Most are pinbacks and buttons. There are a number of 1919 Red Cross pinbacks, several for Liberty loans, uniform buttons, Knights of Pythias buttons, and souvenir items. > Item Details
Two Folk Art Carved Canes,
Lot # 621 - Two Folk Art Carved Canes,
includes a carved snake in original silver, black and red paint, 39" long with brass ferrule; AND a spool carved example with red cloth wrapped birds head handle with glass eyes, the remaining portion of cane is spool carved except on block with 2 faced carving, one cat and second mans face, 35" lon... > Item Details
From Life CDV of CSA General Franklin Gardner,
Lot # 194 - From Life CDV of CSA General Franklin Gardner,
with imprint of “Theo. Lillienthal, New Orleans” issued in 1863. A transplanted Yankee and ex-regular, Gardner won two brevets in Mexico before throwing his lot with the Confederacy and joining as a regular Lt. Colonel of infantry in March 1861. Promoted to Brigadier General in April 1862 Gardner ... > Item Details
Jefferson Davis Transformation Cartoon,
Lot # 269 - Jefferson Davis Transformation Cartoon,
1864, Chicago: Golden & Sammons (Publ). Hand-colored lithograph with "War" on one end, "Peace" on the other. The end with "War" shows "Jeff. Rampant." and has the poem: "With lion heart and frantic mien, / The warrior seeks the battle scene, / To risk his precious blood and fight / For glory and his... > Item Details
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