Lot 5    

Superior Large Tintype of a Grocery Store,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with wide dirt street in front and family (owners) standing in front, 5" x 7".

Fine, clear image, some paint at margins, not effecting image, VG+.
Est $500 - $800
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Cincinnati to California  1852 Wagon Train Contract,
Lot # 379 - Cincinnati to California 1852 Wagon Train Contract,
7.75 " x 6.25" "MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT, Between Joseph Dana & Co....." Signed in type "Cincinnati 1852.." An unissued printed agreement in which this Cincinnati based company agrees to furnish transportation from Cincinnati to Council Bluffs, Iowa and "from thence will provide good strong wagons,... > Item Details
Hudnall Decorated Bucket Benches,
Lot # 789 - Hudnall Decorated Bucket Benches,
lot of 2. Mixed wood, each with cut-out bootjack ends, front and rear skirts, modern folk art repaint in sage green with whte trim, seats with wonderful folk art painted country town scenes, one winter with numerous buildings, people, horse-drawn sleighs and much more in snow-covered street; 48.15" ... > Item Details
Early Florida Territory Government Debates,
Lot # 302 - Early Florida Territory Government Debates,
House of Representatives report [65] of documents transmitted to them by President James Monroe on 28 Dec. 1818. These documents, in the words of John Q. Adams, Sec'y. of State, are "...in relation to the transactions during the campaign of general Jackson, against the Seminole Indians, and the band... > Item Details
American Flint Glass Stemware,
Lot # 534 - American Flint Glass Stemware,
lot of 11. All early 19th century American clear flint glass stemware in thumbprint pattern. Includes five 5.5" high; four 4.75" high & two 4.25" high. > Item Details
Extremely Rare Sandwich Cut to Clear Whale Oil Lamps,
Lot # 580 - Extremely Rare Sandwich Cut to Clear Whale Oil Lamps,
with paneled emerald green, cut-to-clear fonts with brass fluted columns, mounted on Italian veined black marble bases, 13" high. Pewter collar and double burners, each with an unusual interior brass wire mesh filter soldered into the oil reservoir. Burners marked "J. Newell's Patent Oct. 4, 1853... > Item Details
Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
Lot # 591 - Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
on paper, of a young man on paper wearing a black frock coat, white shirt with ruffled throat; 2.75" x 3.5", matted & framed in fine reproduction mount, 6.25" x 7". > Item Details
Howell Cobb ALS Plus,
Lot # 442 - Howell Cobb ALS Plus,
including a 1p. letter to his son John, Athens, 9 July 1855. In this he notes that "Mrs. Thomas is at me about that debt of mine....upon which there is now due about three thousand dollars and for which she holds a mortgage on some of my negroes." He asks John to call her to say that he (John) is re... > Item Details
Highly Figured Burl Maul,
Lot # 820 - Highly Figured Burl Maul,
19th century American, 5" dia. x 4.75" high with ash turned handle; total height 12". One of the nicest burl mauls we have seen. > Item Details
U.S. Navy Civil War Class of 1863,
Lot # 212 - U.S. Navy Civil War Class of 1863,
albumen photograph, 8.75 x 6.25" mounted on larger cream board, possibly by Joshua Appleby Williams, Newport, Rhode Island. An exceptional image showing the class of '63 standing before the "Old Stone Mill" in Newport, many holding octancts, gimbaled compasses, sextants and other instruments. Manu... > Item Details
Sam Houston Autographed Book,
Lot # 423 - Sam Houston Autographed Book,
Fremont, Brevet Captain J.C. "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1842-43." Original embossed cloth. Washington. 1845. An otherwise unremarkable copy of Fremont's report, lacking the large folding map, but bol... > Item Details
World War I Naval Album,
Lot # 409 - World War I Naval Album,
compiled by C.J. Blessing, a crew member on the U.S.S. Mt. Vernon when she was torpedoed by a German submarine in 1918. The album is 8 x 11" in horizontal format with sting-tied binding. It contains Blessing's Station Billet, 2 copies of a report by Navy Surgeon E.E. Curtis of the event, an address ... > Item Details
Unusual Benjamin Harrison Campaign Ribbon,
Lot # 85 - Unusual Benjamin Harrison Campaign Ribbon,
printed in black on white silk, 9 x 3." Worn by Harrison supporters from the Indianapolis Commercial Travelers Republican Club, featuring a bearded gent pulling his "H & M" bag along a railroad line and "Orders Completed Nov. 6th 1888." Printed by Buford, Indianapolis." > Item Details
Group of Scarce Pacific Island Imprints,
Lot # 308 - Group of Scarce Pacific Island Imprints,
lot of 4. Includes Bird, Isabella. "The Hawaiian Archipelago. Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, & Volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands. 1875, London: John Murray, 2 folding maps, 6 plates. 8vo, cloth with gilt spine and front, 473pp. PLUS Nordhoff, Charles. "Stories of the Island World." 1... > Item Details
Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
Lot # 710 - Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
lot of 6, mid-19th century American. Includes 2 bottle-type jars with wide flaring lips, one of which has warped extensively during firing, 5" d. x 9.75" & 4.5" d. x 11" high; AND four other small shouldered jars, between 6" & 7.75" high. > Item Details
Miniature Lacy Glass Set Plus,
Lot # 533 - Miniature Lacy Glass Set Plus,
lot of 19. Includes the following matching clear lacy pieces; a covered oval tureen with end handles; a cup & saucer; 3 footed compotes; 2 different sized oval vegetable bowls; a scalloped edge oval footed dish; & a rectangular lid with pineapple finial(no base); ALSO includes a nice early 19th cen... > Item Details
Chippendale Mirror,
Lot # 736 - Chippendale Mirror,
American, late 18th century, scroll-cut mahogany with nice high top crest, original glass; old, but not original, finish; frame with satinwood line inlay; 12.75" wide x 22.5" high. > Item Details
American Miniature on Ivory,
Lot # 634 - American Miniature on Ivory,
unsigned oval portrait of a young gentleman with somewhat wild hair, mounted in newer frame, portrait 2.3" x 3". > Item Details
Mammoth Photograph of the Founders of Knights of Pythias,
Lot # 28 - Mammoth Photograph of the Founders of Knights of Pythias,
with imprint of the Rice Brothers, Washington, D.C. on 22 x 17" printed mount with two albumen images,one 5 x 3.5" of Justus H. Rathbone, the founder of the order and a larger,13 x 10.5" oval image, of the four original members. With Rice's 1876 copyright line. Printing on mount in gilt. A rare i... > Item Details
Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
Lot # 589 - Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
of a young gentleman with wild hair in high collared frock coat. Image is 2.25" wide by 3" high, in modern reproduction frame, 5" x 5.7". > Item Details
Large Albumen Photo of C.S.A. surgeon general,
Lot # 214 - Large Albumen Photo of C.S.A. surgeon general,
measuring 10 x 12"of a dignified Major identified as “Col. William Maffitt Post, Surgeon Confederate Army -- Owned Chantilly a large Northern Virginia farm” on backboard. Likely a war date photo, though writing appears to be contemporary with several “September 31, 1956” stamped dates that coincide ... > Item Details
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