Lot 7    

Tintype of a Threshing Machine,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
5.5 x 3.75" in an original gilt wall frame. An fine outdoor scene, showing a yoke of oxen attached to a steam tractor, pulling a large wagon. A group of workers look at the camera, one of whom brandishes a large board at one of his fellows. Faintly identifed on verso as "Ithaca?, NY."

Condition:  
Plate with no bends, with as made chemical clouds in sky at right. Frame lacking much of the original gilding.
Est $300 - $400
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Early Photographs of the  Cleveland Refining Co.,
Lot # 29 - Early Photographs of the Cleveland Refining Co.,
lot of 2, each 6.5" x 9.5" albumen images mounted on larger card stock with imprint of Liebich's Photographers, Cleveland, Ohio. Exterior shots of this early oil company’s buildings, including a warehouse with dock on which workmen are moving wood barrels of oil, great tonality on both. Cleveland,... > Item Details
Brass Kettles,
Lot # 640 - Brass Kettles,
lot of 2, American mid-19th century. Each spun brass with iron bale handle. Worn maker's mark on one; 12.5" d. x 9" high & 13" d. x 8" high. > Item Details
Hooked Rug With Cardinals,
Lot # 805 - Hooked Rug With Cardinals,
on a flowering bush, dated at one end "1930"; oval 29" wide x 48" long. > Item Details
Large Group of Colorado and Western Stereoviews,
Lot # 342 - Large Group of Colorado and Western Stereoviews,
lot of 35. Primarily scenic views by Collier and Gurnsey of various mountain scenes and the Garden of the Gods, but also 6 views from Jackson's "Scenery of the Union Pacific Railroad", 1 Wheeler Survey view; 2 Hayden Expedition views by Jackson including one of a Ute tipi village, and a rare scenic ... > Item Details
James Madison Signed Land Grant,
Lot # 420 - James Madison Signed Land Grant,
partially printed,folio on vellum, October 14, 1815. Granting land to Benjamin Boardman of Jeffersonville (Ohio). Boldly signed by Madison, with attached wafer seal. > Item Details
Continental Powderhorn, With Crest and Early Train,
Lot # 136 - Continental Powderhorn, With Crest and Early Train,
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Lincoln Funeral Badge or Cravat,
Lot # 75 - Lincoln Funeral Badge or Cravat,
in black silk with silver tassels at each end. Manuscript note sewn to back "Badge worn as one of the C_____tes of escort from the City of Chicago at the Funeral of Abraham Lincoln. By C.C. McCabe". Charles Cardwell McCabe (1836-1906) was a Methodist Episcopal bishop popularly known as Chaplain Mc... > 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
Pair of U.S. Army Medical Officers Epaulets
Lot # 388 - Pair of U.S. Army Medical Officers Epaulets
dating to the late Indian Wars of the western U.S. These dress blue army epaulets with stamped brass caduceus in center, flanked by 2 squared star shaped rosettes on blue felt ground, all surrounded by crescent-shaped brass mount with tab having gilt piping and gilt shield breasted eagle button mou... > Item Details
Ames Model 1840 Light Artillery Sabre,
Lot # 221 - Ames Model 1840 Light Artillery Sabre,
with nickel plated steel scabbard. Sword is marked "Made by Ames M.F.G. Co. Chipopee, Mass." on left ricasso and "CONN. 1862" on right, brass D guard kbuckle bow with quillon, pommel with 1/4 backstrap, leather and brass wire wrapped grip. Thirty-two inch single edged blade with 3/4 length fuller,... > Item Details
Subscription Proposal  for W.H. Harrison Campaign Newspaper,
Lot # 42 - Subscription Proposal for W.H. Harrison Campaign Newspaper,
folio, Albany, August 7, 1835. "Proposals for Publishing a New Weekly Paper at the City of Albany to be Called THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE" whose purpose will be to "support the undeniable claims of the People's Candidate...Gen. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON." An exceptionally early prospectus, issued well i... > Item Details
Archive of the Painter Family,
Lot # 454 - Archive of the Painter Family,
Milton and Sallie Painter 1783-ca.1860 (bulk: 1850s). ca.275 items. Literate and interesting correspondence from Sallie Hickson and her husband Milton Painter of Owings Mills, Md., and other members of their family, touching on everything from politics to family, farm, friendship, and marriage. T... > Item Details
Great Hand-Colored Lincoln Lithograph,
Lot # 69 - Great Hand-Colored Lincoln Lithograph,
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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
Large Tintype of Row Houses and Street Urchins,
Lot # 6 - Large Tintype of Row Houses and Street Urchins,
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Early Copper Cookware,
Lot # 778 - Early Copper Cookware,
lot of 3. Includes a signed Swedish gooseneck tea kettle with bale handle, 7" high x 8" long; PLUS an all-copper measure/pitcher 3.75" d. x 5" high; AND an 8" d. x 3.75" high round pan with riveted copper handle at side. > Item Details
North American Coin Silver Stuffing Spoon,
Lot # 682 - North American Coin Silver Stuffing Spoon,
with simple design, marked with "G" in circle & "IF" in oval, 12.25" long. > 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
Model 1872 Cavalry Officer's Saber,
Lot # 390 - Model 1872 Cavalry Officer's Saber,
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Ninth Plate Tintype of Armed Union Cavalryman
Lot # 163 - Ninth Plate Tintype of Armed Union Cavalryman
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