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Fine Tintype of a Man with Two Oxen,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
4 x 2.5" in original walnut "cross t" frame. An anonymous horizontal image, he drapes his arm on the back of one of the oxen, and holds a switch in his other hand.

Near EXC, though not examined out of frame.
Est $300 - $400
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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
Mortised Bucket Bench,
Lot # 796 - Mortised Bucket Bench,
mortised construction with bootjack ends, lower shelf mortised, upper is lap-jointed with wood pegs; 40" long x 12.5" deep x 31" high. > Item Details
Civil War Diaries, 1st Mass. Battery,
Lot # 260 - Civil War Diaries, 1st Mass. Battery,
J. R. Gardner Small, January 1863-August 1864. Gardner Small lived up to a name reeking of New England, serving during the Civil War in the 1st Massachusetts (Light) Artillery. A typical light artillery unit, the 1st Massachusetts was regularly engaged throughout its service with the main body of ... > Item Details
Mark Twain Autographed Photograph,
Lot # 466 - Mark Twain Autographed Photograph,
by Alvin Langdon Coburn,of Clemens in his later years, matted and signed on mat, plus a second clipped signature. Both signed "Mark Twain." Photo is 6 x 8". Both framed together under glass. > Item Details
War of 1812 Naval Memoirs,
Lot # 301 - War of 1812 Naval Memoirs,
[McBride, James]. "Naval Biography, Consisting of Memoirs of the Most Distinguished Officers of the American Navy; To Which is Annexed the Life of General Pike." 1815, Cincinnati: Morgan, Williams, & Co. 12mo, full calf with gilt spine, 296pp. [Howes M17] > 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
Quarter Plate Tintype of Armed Union Soldier & Flag,
Lot # 166 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Armed Union Soldier & Flag,
an unknown Maine photographer documented by his use of a carved wooden “US” oval plate prop worn over the rectangular belt plate to effect a positive “US” in the finished photograph. This photographer is also recognized by the use of a partially bunted flag always extending from the left field. Th... > Item Details
Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper
Lot # 486 - Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper
showing an early British steam powered horseless coach that never realy caught on made in 1829 and called "James Steam Coach". Probably was not a success due to explosions, 18" x 25.5"; frame 26.5" x 34". > 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
Brown Glazed Stoneware,
Lot # 714 - Brown Glazed Stoneware,
lot of 5. Includes a stamped flower pot with flaring sides impressed "E.M. Dunn Fairhaven," 6.25" d. x 4.5" high; PLUS 2 ink bottles, between 4.25" & 5.5" high; PLUS a lidded bean pot with single strap handle, 6.5" d. x 6" high; AND a lidded batter jar with strap handle, 6" d. x 5" high. > Item Details
Bedford Co, Tennessee 1847 Slave Receipt,
Lot # 109 - Bedford Co, Tennessee 1847 Slave Receipt,
for the purchase of "one Negro boy John...about nineteen years old" for $750. E.D. Rushing to W. Jackson. Receipt 5.5 x 8", Aug. 12, 1847, witnessed on verso in March 1849. > Item Details
Rare Union Pacific Railroad Invitation,
Lot # 467 - Rare Union Pacific Railroad Invitation,
from "The Union Pacific Railway Company Eastern Division invites you to be present as per Letter of Mr. Samuel Hallett to celebrate the opening of the First Section of Forty Miles of their Road West from the Missouri River." Signed upper right corner "S.L. Clemens (Mark Twain)." Also in upper left c... > Item Details
American Blown Glass Jars,
Lot # 575 - American Blown Glass Jars,
lot of 4, all clear blown glass. Includes a kitchen storage jar with original tin lid, 1st half of the 19th century, 12" high x 5.75" wide, sand pontil; PLUS a similar jar 6" high x 3.8" d., with ground lip, mold blown; PLUS a flared lip jar with original glass stopper, acid etched interior neck & ... > Item Details
Johnson Martially Marked Flintlock Pistol,
Lot # 139 - Johnson Martially Marked Flintlock Pistol,
single shot 53 caliber pistol, marked on lock plate "U.S./R. Johnson/Middn Conn/1837". Reconverted from percussion, 8.5" barrel total length 14", walnut stock. > Item Details
Jefferson Davis Transformation Cartoon,
Lot # 269 - Jefferson Davis Transformation Cartoon,
1864, Chicago: Golden & Sammons (Publ). Hand-colored lithograph with "War" on one end, "Peace" on the other. The end with "War" shows "Jeff. Rampant." and has the poem: "With lion heart and frantic mien, / The warrior seeks the battle scene, / To risk his precious blood and fight / For glory and his... > Item Details
Bronze Bust of Robert E. Lee by Moses Ezekiel,
Lot # 270 - Bronze Bust of Robert E. Lee by Moses Ezekiel,
approx. 7" high on dark marble base. Back is marked "Ezekiel -- Roma." This small bust of Lee depicts the General in a campaign hat looking to his left. The expression on his face is one of determination. Moses Jacob Ezekiel was born on Oct. 28, 1844 of Spanish-Jewish parents in Richmond, VA. He was... > Item Details
London Zoological Garden Staffordshire Platter,
Lot # 561 - London Zoological Garden Staffordshire Platter,
17.75" in width, printed blue transfer of a man & woman viewing lions cage with 2 overly large male lions, with lake in foreground. With printed underglaze blue mark "Stone Ware R.W. & B." (Robinson, Wood & Brownfield; Cobridge, Staffordshire 1838-41). > Item Details
Civil War Naval Photograph,
Lot # 208 - Civil War Naval Photograph,
an anonymous 8 x 6" oval albumen image mounted on a larger board. A fine studio portrait of four men -- probably brothers -- one of whom is a Naval officer. Housed in a later Victorian frame, with pencilled notation "Grandfather Gray at Extreme Right." There were a number of Gray's who served as o... > Item Details
Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
Lot # 709 - Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
lot of 5. Mid-19th century American. Includes 4 wax sealer canning jars between 8" & 8.5" high; AND a shouldered snuff jar, 5" high x 4" d. > Item Details
Washington Pocket Mirror,
Lot # 43 - Washington Pocket Mirror,
19th century stamped zinc pocket mirror with bust portrait of Geo. Washington, laurel leaf surround. Opens to reveal original 2.5" d. mirror with brass kick stand and hanging ring. Marked on rear "Brevite 1844". Ex. Clark Garrett Collection. > Item Details
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