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Ambrotype of Hammer Dulcimer Player,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
anonymous sixth plate in a pressed paper case, showing a young girl holding two hammers and peering over her dulcimer. The first such image of this type of musical instrument we've seen in 20 years!

Condition:  
Image VG+, case separated at spine.
Est $300 - $400
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Salt Lake City  CDV,
Lot # 335 - Salt Lake City CDV,
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Large Leeds Teapot With Tulips,
Lot # 562 - Large Leeds Teapot With Tulips,
blue painted teapot, pearlware with band of tulips on body & lid; scrolled handle & spout with vining leaves, & flower form finial, 13" long x 8.25" high, circa 1810-30, marked with painted under glaze "W" or "M" & incised "X". > Item Details
Copy of Early Woodblock Map,
Lot # 326 - Copy of Early Woodblock Map,
early 16th-century woodblock map (circa 1520) was reproduced a number of times, this one probably in the early 19th century. Polar region is labelled "Mare Glaciale Circulus Arcticus," South America is "Terrai Cognita," North America is greatly foreshortened, while Cuba and Japan are huge. East Asia... > Item Details
Mexican War Eagle Belt Buckle,
Lot # 153 - Mexican War Eagle Belt Buckle,
cast brass, featuring relief eagle devouring snake surrounded by "Republic Mexicana" 2.25 x 2.25." > Item Details
Coin Silver Pigeon Shoot Award Cup,
Lot # 138 - Coin Silver Pigeon Shoot Award Cup,
marked on underside of bowl "E. Kinsey," an early Cincinnati, Ohio silversmith. The urn shaped bowl is mounted to a round pedestal, set on a square base with four lion paw feet with scrolled wing returns, 4 bands with grapes and vine motif, engraved "Awarded to P. Scheik Esq. for his superior shoot... > Item Details
Scarce Indiana Civil War Unit History,
Lot # 279 - Scarce Indiana Civil War Unit History,
Kerwood, Asbury L. "Annals of the 57th Regiment Indiana Volunteers....By a Member of the Regiment." 1868, Dayton (OH): W.J. Shuey. 8vo, cloth with gilt spine, 374pp. Kerwood enlisted Dec. 18, 1861 and was mustered into Co. F, and mustered out in Feb. of 1865, and so served most of the war. > Item Details
Currier & Ives Lincoln Political Cartoon,
Lot # 68 - Currier & Ives Lincoln Political Cartoon,
medium folio, from the 1860 Presidential campaign, entitled "The Great Exhibition of 1860." This print shows Lincoln riding a rail ("Republican Platform"), with a padlock on his mouth, 3 editors (including Horace Greeley) of various Northern newspapers at each side and Wm. Sumner in background in s... > Item Details
Currier Lithograph of Polk,
Lot # 46 - Currier Lithograph of Polk,
eleventh President of the United States (1845 - 1849). Hand-colored, below title is "Lith. & Pub. By N. Currier, 2 Spruce St., NY." > Item Details
Jesse James Broadsides,
Lot # 376 - Jesse James Broadsides,
lot of 2. Includes a 17.5 x 6" illustrated playbill printed in red ink, "UNBELIEVEABLE BUT....TRUE JESSE JAMES IS ALIVE" advertising a 1938 appearance of "Jesse" at an unknown Grand Opera House. Together with a retraction 9 x 10" printed in black "JESSE JAMES HELD BY POLICE. WILL NOT APPEAR AT GRA... > Item Details
Presidential Postmaster Appointments,
Lot # 440 - Presidential Postmaster Appointments,
lot of 4, each for the appointment of Charles McLaughlin, of the town of Harmony, Maine. Each folio and partially printed. Includes two signed by Calvin Coolidge and two by Woodrow Wilson. > Item Details
Rare Civil War Book, Genesis of the Civil War,
Lot # 282 - Rare Civil War Book, Genesis of the Civil War,
Crawford, Samuel Wylie. "Genesis of the Civil War: The Story of Sumter, 1860-61." 1887, Charles L. Webster & Co.: New York. 486pp. Red cloth with gilt front, 8vo. Tipped in partially printed presentation leaf "To Frederick Sheldon, Esq. new York City, with the compliments of the Author & his friend,... > Item Details
Queen Anne Courting Mirror,
Lot # 537 - Queen Anne Courting Mirror,
with mahogany veneered frame, arched top with reverse painting in polychrome on white ground of basket of flowers, original mirror glass; 15.75" high x 10.25" wide. > Item Details
Booker T. Washington, Clipped Signature,
Lot # 120 - Booker T. Washington, Clipped Signature,
framed under glass, bold signature on 1.25 x 3" piece of paper. Washington was born into slavery in the late 1850's, and was still a child when the war ended and slaves were freed. Shortly thereafter the family moved to West Virginia, and Booker's mother obtained a "blue-back" spelling book. Accordi... > Item Details
Nebraska Reward Handbill,
Lot # 381 - Nebraska Reward Handbill,
Brownsville, Nebraska, Aug. 28, 1869. Reward of $1000 for capture of one J.K. Bear for robbing the U.S. Express Co. at Brownsville of $12,000. Gives detailed description of this outlaw, 8.2" x 4.75". > Item Details
Eight-Pointed Pieced Star Quilt,
Lot # 612 - Eight-Pointed Pieced Star Quilt,
American late 19th-early 20th century, Star of Le Moyne pattern. Multicolored & calico printed fabrics, primary colors are purple, cream & red, all hand quilted; 76" x 90". > Item Details
Rinehart  Platinum Print of Native American,
Lot # 364 - Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
7 x 9.25". Ttiled in negative "Black Horn, Sioux, No. 1507, Copyright 1899, F.A. Rinehart, Omaha." > Item Details
Ammo Cello Pinbacks,
Lot # 407 - Ammo Cello Pinbacks,
lot of 4, two Winchester, and two Peters. One Winchester still has paper label (Whitehead & Hoag, Newark, NJ) on back. The second Winchester button is for the Junior Winchester Rifle Corps, and has a small nail hole punched through from the back. The first Peters button has a large "P" in center wit... > Item Details
Important Woodrow Wilson Archive,
Lot # 435 - Important Woodrow Wilson Archive,
(1856-1924), 28th President of the United States. An important archive of 30+ letters, notes and ephemera (1901-1921) all written to, or relating to, family members in North and South Carolina, and covering the period when Wilson served as President of Princeton University, Governor of New Jersey, ... > Item Details
American Tole Cannisters,
Lot # 727 - American Tole Cannisters,
lot of 2, both floral decorated, early 19th century American, 8 x 7" and 5.75 x 6.25." > Item Details
John Bard Half Stock Long Rifle,
Lot # 141 - John Bard Half Stock Long Rifle,
38 caliber American long rifle with walnut stock, signed on 37.5" octagonal barrel with faint stamped signature on lock plate "James Golcher Warrented Forged", with engraved pheasant, brass and pewter mounts, total length 53.5" > Item Details
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