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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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F. Willerding, Evansville, Ind. Long Rifle,
Lot # 142 - F. Willerding, Evansville, Ind. Long Rifle,
signed on top of 36" octagonal barrel, lock plate marked "Jas. Golcher", walnut stock with brass and pewter mounts, 34 caliber, total length 52.25". > 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
Magnificent  Eagle Hilt Sabre,
Lot # 128 - Magnificent Eagle Hilt Sabre,
manufactured by the German cutler, A. Berger, and so marked just below the ricasso along with "Warranted." A beautiful example of a sabre made for the American market, this with cast brass mounts, the pommel a well executed eagle, the knucklebow flat, with relief casting of various geometric motifs... > Item Details
Great CDV of an Id'd 191st OVI Boy,
Lot # 176 - Great CDV of an Id'd 191st OVI Boy,
lacking backmark, but with period pencil identification on verso: “Herman F. Eastman 1864” over “Baltimore.” The unknown photographer made liberal use of props outfitting young Eastman with a M1860 cavalry saber hanging from a sword belt with two piece round state plate. A two-band rifle, Enfield ... > Item Details
Signed Wallace Nutting Comb-back Knuckle-Arm Windsor,
Lot # 708 - Signed Wallace Nutting Comb-back Knuckle-Arm Windsor,
branded on underside of seat "Wallace Nutting" in script and "415". Wonderful form with beautiful turnings, old, possibly original, finish and shaped saddle seat. Seat height 18", total height 54.5". > Item Details
Eagle Hilt  Artillery Officer's Sabre,
Lot # 130 - Eagle Hilt Artillery Officer's Sabre,
circa 1805. A "five ball" example, similar to those made in England during this period. Hilt of gilded cast brass, with a "weeping" eagle pommel. Blade with unstoppered 3/4 fuller, blued and acid etched, with one side decorated with "Warranted" ribbon, American, shield-breasted eagle and "E Plurib... > Item Details
Musicians Model 1840 Sword,
Lot # 224 - Musicians Model 1840 Sword,
with single piece brass hilt with "D" shaped knuckle bow, faceted quillon and imitation wire wrapped grip, with round pommel. Blade is 28.5" marked on left ricasso "Made by Ames MFG C0. Chicopee, Mass." and on right with inspectors marks "U.S. G.W.C. 1864", total length 35". Leather scabbard with ... > Item Details
Fine Union Photograph Locket,
Lot # 173 - Fine Union Photograph Locket,
a hinged gilded brass oval locket having delicately incised central rose motif with geometric border containing a cutout tintype of an unidentified 6th Corps officer together with an oval paper image of a beautiful young woman. The officer of staff rank shows two rows of buttons and wears a promine... > Item Details
Cincinnati Berkshire Bitters Pig Flask Plus,
Lot # 670 - Cincinnati Berkshire Bitters Pig Flask Plus,
lot of 2, both amber glass. Includes pig with "Berkshire Bitters" on left side & "Amann & Co. Cincinnati" on right, this is the fat pig, 10" long & mold blown; AND a smaller pig flask with embossed script on left side "Good Old Bourbon/ in a hogs--", line points to mouth of flask which his "_ss." 7... > Item Details
Two Lincoln Campaign Ballots From Indiana,
Lot # 60 - Two Lincoln Campaign Ballots From Indiana,
both printed on paper, one black and white 6 x 3.5", one blue and white 4 x 2.75". First from 1860 election, second from 1864 -- the "Unconditional Union Ticket." Both list other state convention delegates. First Lincoln Indiana ballots we've had. > Item Details
Autographed CDV of Union General Alex McCook,
Lot # 184 - Autographed CDV of Union General Alex McCook,
with “Webster & Bros., Louisville” imprint. Signed on recto in McCook’s hand with pencil salutation on back written by Mrs. McCook, “From Mrs. Genl. McCook Murfreesboro, Tenn. March 6, 1863.” This is an earlier view of the Ohio General and a companion piece to the previous lot in the catalog. > Item Details
John Muir's Picturesque California,
Lot # 324 - John Muir's Picturesque California,
4 vols. Muir, John. Ed. Full title "Picturesque California: The Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Slope. California. Oregon. Nevada. Washington. Alaska. Montana. Idaho. Arizona. Colorado. Utah. Wyoming. Etc. Illustrated with Etchings, Photogravures, Wood engravings, Etc. by Eminent American Artists." ... > Item Details
Andrew Jackson Signed  Patent,
Lot # 422 - Andrew Jackson Signed Patent,
partially printed Ds, dated 17 Sept. 1833. The document is for a new "matress [sic] or seaman's bed," which according to the inventor's statement has an India Rubber waterproof cover, shredded cork fill, and compartments to keep the fill from shifting. The added advantages to this sleep system are t... > 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
Pair of Fine Flint Glass Candlesticks,
Lot # 619 - Pair of Fine Flint Glass Candlesticks,
clear paneled with petal form top and domed base, 10" high. > Item Details
Photograph of a Kiowa Woman by Soule or Gardner,
Lot # 357 - Photograph of a Kiowa Woman by Soule or Gardner,
albumen print, 5.75 x 4" mounted on larger board, with mansucript title on verso "Kiowa Woman." Negative probably by Will Soule, or perhaps taken 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 Rookwo... > 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
American Miniature on Ivory,
Lot # 631 - American Miniature on Ivory,
unsigned but attributed to Thomas Dawson of Cincinnati, circa 1845. Portrait of young man in waist coat, mounted in an oval gilt metal frame with woven lock of hair in rear window, 2.25" wide x 2.75" high. > Item Details
Rinhart Platinum Prints of Native Americans,
Lot # 366 - Rinhart Platinum Prints of Native Americans,
Lot of 4, all approx. 7 x 9", all damaged. All titled in negative. Includes the following portraits: "Tail, Sioux, No. 1525;" "Turning Eagle, (Sioux), No 765, Copyright 1898;" "Kills Spotted Horse, Assiniboines, No. 746;" "Black Man, (Arapahoes), No. 798, Copyright 1898." > Item Details
Large Group of California Stereoviews,
Lot # 341 - Large Group of California Stereoviews,
lot of 44, all 1870s. Includes 8 by Soule -- #1118 The Wooly Horse of California; great view of Toulumne, and others of Yosemite; 3 by Muybridge of geysers and hot springs; 6 Watkins Pacific Coast, including #2510 Captain Jack's Grave; 19 of Yosemite and surroundings by J.J. Reilly; and 7 Anthony's... > Item Details
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