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Post-Mortem Sixth Plate Daguerreotype,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
wonderful image of child lying in open hooded wicker cradle, pencil inscription in rear, original seals in embossed leather case.

Condition:  
Slight solar ring, else EXC.
Est $300 - $500
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Miniature William & Mary Secretary,
Lot # 737 - Miniature William & Mary Secretary,
pine, with turned bun feet, one drawer, lift lid with 2 door cupboard above. Old brown paint and square nail construction, 15" high x 7" deep x 7.5" wide. > Item Details
San Francisco to Honolulu 1884 Steamship Broadside,
Lot # 380 - San Francisco to Honolulu 1884 Steamship Broadside,
and trade card from the same company. Lot includes a 9.5" x 19.5" illustrated broadside, printed in blue and black with profile view of the "Alameda," a 3000 ton 2 masted steamship, broadside dated March 15th 1884, printed by Wm. C. Brown SF; And a chromolithographed trade card with view of the "Al... > Item Details
Tropical  and Summer Fruit by Currier  & Ives,
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medium folio, 24 x 17", hand-colored in period walnut frame with gilt liner. > Item Details
Negro League Baseball Team Photo,
Lot # 414 - Negro League Baseball Team Photo,
circa 1920s. Anonymous silver gelatin photograph, 8 x 10" mounted on larger board, of the Baltimore Black Sox. One of the earliest professional teams in the Baltimore area, the Black Sox entered the Eastern Colored League in 1923. When the ECL disbanded in 1928, the Black Sox became charter member... > Item Details
Fine  Ambrotype of a Civil War Captain and Friend,
Lot # 169 - Fine Ambrotype of a Civil War Captain and Friend,
a quarter plate ruby ambro that recorded the bond of friendship between two obviously debonair Victorian fellows. They must have thought of themselves as quite rakish, yet for all the confident demeanor their barely disguised youth betrays a lack of worldly experience. They both clench pipes, prop... > Item Details
Chinese Export Porcelain Punch Bowl,
Lot # 563 - Chinese Export Porcelain Punch Bowl,
Chinese Export, later 18th century. A punch bowl with hand-painted scenes of  an American Indian chief and his entourage. The scene is  reminiscent, and possibly taken from of John White's drawings of Tidewater Virginia Indians illustated in DeBry's "A Briefe and True Report o... > Item Details
CDV of Union General E.L. Viele, Autographed,
Lot # 189 - CDV of Union General E.L. Viele, Autographed,
with imprint of “J. Gurney & Son, N.Y.” Ink signed on verso, “Egbert L. Viele taken Is(land) Daufuskie Savannah River 1861.” Viele was an 1847 graduate of West Point who saw service in Mexico and on the frontier before resigning and becoming an accomplished civil engineer and technical writer duri... > Item Details
Great Early Southeastern Travel Account,
Lot # 311 - Great Early Southeastern Travel Account,
Dana, Edmund. "Geographical Sketches of the Western Country: Designed for Emigrants and Settlers: Being the Result of Extensive Researches and Remarks...." 1819, 12mo, Cincinnati, 312pp. Calf, gilt worn from spine, ownership inscriptions on endpapers. Most of the volume describes the southeast to No... > Item Details
Three Political Autographs, Colfax, Seward and Webster,
Lot # 446 - Three Political Autographs, Colfax, Seward and Webster,
includes an ANS by Schuyler Colfax, dated Feb.24, 1857 with HR wax seal, approx 4.25 x 7", framed with cdv of Colfax; PLUS ANS by William Seward, later pencil note "1868", 5.5 x 6.5" visible, framed with print of portrait; AND check from the Bank of the United States signed by Daniel Webster, framed... > Item Details
Tintype of a Hunter and His Dog,
Lot # 10 - Tintype of a Hunter and His Dog,
in an unusal cast iron frame. Cdv-sized post-Civil War image of a young boy holding a Springfield rifle, his hunting bag slung over his shoulder and his pup curled at his feet. > Item Details
57/87 Marlin Model 1936 Rifle,
Lot # 394 - 57/87 Marlin Model 1936 Rifle,
marked on top of breech "Marlin Safety," 30 caliber with walnut fore-end and stock, barrel length 19.5"; total length 38.5". > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Capt. Alfred Wakeley, 98th NY,
Lot # 167 - Civil War Archive of Capt. Alfred Wakeley, 98th NY,
including photographs, his sword knot, canvas bag for his sword, and his vellum commission signed by Governor E.O. Morgan. Wakeley enlisted as a Captain in 1861 and was mustered into Co. I of the 98th. During its service, the 98th saw major action at Fair Oaks (71 casualties) and Swift Creek, Proc... > Item Details
Cabinet Photograph of Cheyenne Chief,
Lot # 348 - Cabinet Photograph of Cheyenne Chief,
Bob Tail. Imprint of E.B. Snell, Wellington, Kansas. A fine image of this seated Southern Cheyenne. > Item Details
Sheraton Curly & Birdseye Maple Fancy Chairs,
Lot # 664 - Sheraton Curly & Birdseye Maple Fancy Chairs,
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Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
Lot # 620 - Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
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Civil War 10th NY Cavalry Presentation Sword.
Lot # 215 - Civil War 10th NY Cavalry Presentation Sword.
of George Washington Vanderbilt. A presentation grade M1850 officer's sword with ornate gilded brass hilt with spread winged eagle and flags in the basket, the knucklebow, quillon and other portion decorated with flowing floral motifs, with a grip of cream-colored ray skin. Blade acid etched marti... > Item Details
Rare Zachary Taylor Cigar Case,
Lot # 50 - Rare Zachary Taylor Cigar Case,
embossed leather, with circular medallion in red and gilt with a portrait of Taylor and "Z. TAYLOR PRESIDENT". An exceptionally item from the '48 campaign. > Item Details
Civil War Sixth Massachusetts  Presentation Sword,
Lot # 218 - Civil War Sixth Massachusetts Presentation Sword,
Model 1860 Staff Officer's, with acid etched 32" single edged blade with 3/4 length fuller and false edge, marked on ricasso "C. Roby & Co. W. Chelmsford, Mass" and acid etched on blade "Q. Master William G. Wise 6th Regt. M.V.M." and engraved on cast brass guard "Presented by F.B. Crowninshield to ... > Item Details
Extremely Rare Sandwich Cut to Clear Whale Oil Lamps,
Lot # 580 - Extremely Rare Sandwich Cut to Clear Whale Oil Lamps,
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Carved Folk Art Panel with Lions,
Lot # 544 - Carved Folk Art Panel with Lions,
of two glued pine planks carved to form a beveled "frame" containing two high relief lions with grasses in background. Old brown varnish/paint finish with beveled edge in gold, 35.5" wide x 23.5" high. > Item Details
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