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Fine Half-plate Daguerreotype by Germon,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
in a full leather case. A striking image, typical of the superior quality work by this noted Philadelphia daguerreian.

A fine, unblemished plate with a hint of a tarnish ring, and still in original seals.
Est $400 - $600
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Rare Early CDV of Jeff Davis,
Lot # 201 - Rare Early CDV of Jeff Davis,
offered by the “Ladies Southern Aid Association” on behalf of the “family of Jefferson Davis” for a contribution “of not more than one dollar.” Verso bears an orange two-cent revenue stamp and 1865 cancellation date with marvelous graphics in the style of a business card. The image of the Ex-Presi... > Item Details
Trade Sign in Original Paint For A Roofing Company,
Lot # 586 - Trade Sign in Original Paint For A Roofing Company,
with black ground and lettering in yellow with red edging, reads "J. Hartline & Sons/Tin, Tile, Slate & Asbestos Roofing/Mut Phone 77-207, 924 W. 21st Street". Alligatored finish, 89.75" wide x 7.8" high x 1" thick. > 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
Wisconsin Pioneer Brigade Ephemera,
Lot # 171 - Wisconsin Pioneer Brigade Ephemera,
including a letter from George W. Rouse, 10th WI Inf. with transmittal envelope, a Ms. epic poem by E. S. Buck (? Brick), and a ruby ambro. of unidentified young man. Poem is titled "An Epic" and below "By E. S. Buck, co. B 3rd Battalion. Pioneer Brigade." 7 pp. with 2 holes in top and tied together... > Item Details
Great Hand-Colored Lincoln Lithograph,
Lot # 69 - Great Hand-Colored Lincoln Lithograph,
showing bearded Lincoln, 22" x 38", in period grain painted frame, 26.5" x 32.5". > Item Details
Photograph of Indian Band, Taos, New Mexico,
Lot # 370 - Photograph of Indian Band, Taos, New Mexico,
anonymous silver gelatin print, circa 1900-1910, 12.5 x 9.5". Great image of a large band of Native Americans in feathered regalia, holding their brass instruments. Partial sign visible, right hand side "_ome of _CARSON, _ew Me_." Assume this to be Taos. > 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
Autograph of Maintenon, Wife of Louis XIV,
Lot # 458 - Autograph of Maintenon, Wife of Louis XIV,
ANS, 12mo, n.d., n.p., integral address sheet, with royal wax seal. Marquesa Francoise d'Aubigne, second wife of Louis XIV. A note written entirely in her hand addressed to a "Monsieur Mavelz (?)" informing him that he may call. Boldy signed "Maintenon." WITH an engraving of Maintenon and her child... > Item Details
Paul L. Dunbar, TLS,
Lot # 121 - Paul L. Dunbar, TLS,
Dayton, Ohio (140 Zeigler St.), 21 June 1896. Letter is framed under glass, 4.25 x 7" visible. The letter is to a Mr. L. D. Stubbs of Richmond, IN, in which Dunbar notes that he inadvertently left a book there. He writes that he had enclosed postage for its return, and goes on to say that "...if you... > Item Details
Civil War Pen and Ink By John R. Chapin,
Lot # 273 - Civil War Pen and Ink By John R. Chapin,
(1823-1907), a 10 x 7" illustration of a Zouave. Signed "Chapman after a sketch by J.H. Goater," and in pencil "A Zouave. Chap IX." Chapin, a Captain in Chapin's Battery of New Jersey Militia produced this sketch for Goss' "Recollections of A Private" (1890). > Item Details
Clinkscales Heraldic Seal in Silver & Amber,
Lot # 559 - Clinkscales Heraldic Seal in Silver & Amber,
late 18th or 1st quarter of the 19th century seal for the Clinkscale clan. This Scottish seal has 1" circular stamp with crest being a dexter (right) arm embowed (bending down at elbow) in mail or armor holding a sword by the blade, with motto below "Manu Forti" (with a strong hand). Greek key bor... > Item Details
Civil War Presentation Sword of a Maine Hero,
Lot # 216 - Civil War Presentation Sword of a Maine Hero,
non-regulation European type similar to Model 1850 officer's with ornate cast brass hilt with floral decoration, shark skin and brass wire wrapped grip. Blade 36" single edged, with 3/4 length fuller and false edge at tip, marked on riccaso with European armory marks, engraved on top of blade "Klin... > 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
Civil War Stereoview of the Fighting McCooks,
Lot # 202 - Civil War Stereoview of the Fighting McCooks,
regular sized, ivory mount. An outdoor scene, perhaps taken in their hometown of Lisbon, in Columbiana County, Ohio. Penciled id on verso "Wm D. McCook and 5 brothers in 1861." Alexander, in his Colonel's uniform, is visible at the far right. The hat pins on the Hardee hats and kepis all show in... > Item Details
George III Inlaid Game Table,
Lot # 517 - George III Inlaid Game Table,
mahogany, with satin wood string inlay on top edge and skirt, oval panel inlay at top of tapered Hepplewhite-style legs and string inlay 3" above feet. Closes to squared "D" shape with rear gateleg, opens to 38" square with canted corners, 29.5" high. > Item Details
Douglas Johnson Ferro,
Lot # 57 - Douglas Johnson Ferro,
with "Stephen Douglas, 1860" on obv. (Douglas portrait No. 1), and "Herschell Johnson, 1860" on rev. 0.5" ferro in brass shell with raised decorations, 1.0" diameter overall. [Sullivan SD1860-53] > Item Details
American Wrought Iron Hearth Tools,
Lot # 784 - American Wrought Iron Hearth Tools,
lot of 3. Early 19th century American. Includes a nice round bowl tasting ladle, 13" long with 2.3" d. bowl; PLUS a 16.5" long ladle with 4.5" d. bowl; AND a roasting fork, 18" long. > Item Details
Benjamin Harrison ALS and Political Ribbon,
Lot # 432 - Benjamin Harrison ALS and Political Ribbon,
framed. Includes a note to a supporter thanking him for his letter urging Harrison to accept the nomination as his party's candidate for governor, on law firm stationery, dated Aug. 10th, 1876. AND a red, white, & blue campaign ribbon, with portrait and facsimile signature on celluloid tied to ribbo... > Item Details
Graduated Pewter Cupboard,
Lot # 790 - Graduated Pewter Cupboard,
20th-century, in red paint with 6 graduated shelves, mortised & pinned construction with solid scalloped side boards. All shelves are grooved for plates with rear gallery; 54" wide x 68.5" high. > Item Details
Simon Kenton, DS,
Lot # 448 - Simon Kenton, DS,
n.d., n.p. one page. A legal document in which Kenton refers to a disputed promissory note made to one Stephen Trickell, ending tersely "I do not owe Mr. Trickell one cent. Simon Kenton." Witnessed by Andrew Crockett. > Item Details
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