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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.

Condition:  
A fine, unblemished plate with a hint of a tarnish ring, and still in original seals.
Est $400 - $600
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Early 19th Century Maryland Manuscript Day Book,
Lot # 453 - Early 19th Century Maryland Manuscript Day Book,
belonging to Henry Bantz, 8vo, decorated paper boards with calf backstrip. Comprising approximately 70 manuscript pages of closely written entries between July 12, 1796 and April 15, 1803, the last entry being made by Henry's son Nimrod upon the death of his father. A remarkable set of entries, rec... > 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
Blaine-Logan Political Textile,
Lot # 84 - Blaine-Logan Political Textile,
printed cotton bunting in red, white and blue with oval sepia portraits of "James G. Blaine" and "John A. Logan", with star border, 22.5 x 24". Number 537 in Collins "Threads of History". > 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
Exceptionally Rare Imprint on the Riots at Alton, Illinois,
Lot # 102 - Exceptionally Rare Imprint on the Riots at Alton, Illinois,
Beecher, Edward. "Narrative of Riots at Alton: in Connection with the Death of Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy." 1838, Alton: George Holton. 12mo, cloth with paper label on spine, 160pp. Lovejoy was the publisher of the anti-slavery journal "Observer." Because of repeated threats he moved his press from St. ... > Item Details
Scarce Indian Wars Dress Shoulder Boards, 8th Infantry,
Lot # 391 - Scarce Indian Wars Dress Shoulder Boards, 8th Infantry,
with braided gilt metal edging and oak leaves, flanking a silver woven wire "8" on dress white felt ground with shield breasted eagle buttons with "I" (infantry) in shield, 6.6" long. Marked on brass mounting bar "M.C. Lilley & Co./Columbus/Ohio.". > Item Details
Tin & Nickel Molds,
Lot # 642 - Tin & Nickel Molds,
lot of 4. Includes 3 different fish pudding molds, 5.5"- 12.5"; AND a nickel Valentine's Day candy mold with 4 hearts, 3.25 x 12.25", probably German. > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithograph by Gamy,
Lot # 492 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithograph by Gamy,
showing a two seater race car on a banked speedway in an Excelsior. Framed; 17.5" x 34.5" Frame 19.5" x 36.5" > Item Details
Pair of Biedermeier Style Marble Top Side Stands,
Lot # 524 - Pair of Biedermeier Style Marble Top Side Stands,
exotic hardwood (possibly Zebra Wood) veneered fronts with black marble tops and ebonized 1/2 column’s, bun feet, candle shelves and finials. One bow-front drawer over a matching door, 17" wide x 13" deep x 43.5" high. Secondary wood birch. > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln Endorsement,
Lot # 428 - Abraham Lincoln Endorsement,
1p letter from John Wien Forney recommending a friend to a paymaster post, dated Jan 12, 1863. Docketed on outer fold in Lincoln's hand "Submitted to the Secretary of War. A. Lincoln / Jan 13, 1863." Forney was a strong supporter of Lincoln who served as Clerk of the House of Representatives from 1... > Item Details
Stephen Douglas Campaign Portrait Ribbon,
Lot # 56 - Stephen Douglas Campaign Portrait Ribbon,
printed in black on silk, 6.25 x 2.4." A splendid example, with bold portrait of Douglas and "The Union, Now and Forever." > Item Details
American Bowfront Dressing Mirror,
Lot # 556 - American Bowfront Dressing Mirror,
mahogany on turned bun feet with turned upright posts, mushroom brass pulls on single lower draw, possibly original mirror glass, 20.75" wide x 7.75" deep x 22.5" high. > Item Details
Early Appliqué Quilt,
Lot # 605 - Early Appliqué Quilt,
signed "Vion Papin", circa 1870, repeating floral design in red & green calico printed fabric with matching swag border, 92" x 100". > Item Details
American Empire Mahogany Dresser,
Lot # 571 - American Empire Mahogany Dresser,
with 3-drawer step-back top section with ogee mirror atop, supported by 2 full turned tapered columns with ball turned finials. Drawer section below has ogee top drawer with overhang, full turned columns and 2 drawers below on melon shaped front feet, 38.25" high x 20" deep x 67" high. Secondary w... > Item Details
Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper,
Lot # 487 - Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper,
depicting a 1902 - "Peerless Two Cylinder" on small town street with horse carriage in the other lane, 17.5" x 24.5"; frame 25" x 32.5". > Item Details
Harriet Beecher Stowe ANS and Longfellow Clipped Signature,
Lot # 464 - Harriet Beecher Stowe ANS and Longfellow Clipped Signature,
lot of 2. ANS by "H B Stowe", dated Sep. 25, 1885, approx. 2.5 x 3.5" (visible) AND Clipped signature "Henry W. Longfellow." Both framed under glass with portraits. > Item Details
Scarce Buffalo Bill Poster,
Lot # 385 - Scarce Buffalo Bill Poster,
"The Red Fox--"Red Cloud" Waiting and Watching," one of a pair of scarce posters, the other showing Buffalo Bill on horseback. Last pair to sell sold in excess of $20,000. Framed and matted, approximately 19.5" x 24"; frame 26.5" x 31". > Item Details
Folk Art Figural Trade Stimulator Sign,
Lot # 585 - Folk Art Figural Trade Stimulator Sign,
carved and painted pine, of an African American man in top hat and tattered pants. His shirt sleeves are rolled up and he holds a high-topped shoe in outstretched left hand. Mounted on truncated pyramidal block stand with original iron bands at back for added strength. Paints are brown, black and w... > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Montaut
Lot # 481 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Montaut
Two hand-colored lithographs matted in a single frame; each measure 17" x 34"; both depict similar scenes of a two man crew vigorously racing a single auto around a sharp turn in a peaceful country seting. > Item Details
Hunting Jack Rabbits by Hambidge,
Lot # 331 - Hunting Jack Rabbits by Hambidge,
watercolor and gouache. Edward John (Jay) Hambidge (1867-1924), c. 1905-1910, 15 x 25" sight, 24 x 34 overall, framed. Signed lower right. Hambidge was a student of Wm. Chase and later a teacher and lecturer in his own right. His writings about dynamic symmetry are standard in post-secondary art dep... > Item Details
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