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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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First National Confederate Flag,
Lot # 246 - First National Confederate Flag,
handsewn cotton, 40.75" x 71.5." Flag with twelve white cotton five pointed stars appliqued to each side of the canton, arranged in the form of a cross, with three 4.25" stars (measuring point to point) in three arms, two in another and a 7" star in the center. The blue cotton canton has one verti... > 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
Anonymous Oil Painting of 19th Century Fire Department,
Lot # 622 - Anonymous Oil Painting of 19th Century Fire Department,
oil on canvas of a group of 17 firemen in uniform standing with their horse drawn pumper and station house, with "Torrent" and No. "10" above door, 20" x 36", 1870-80's ebonized frame 26" x 42". > Item Details
Blue Transfer-Printed Pearlware,
Lot # 764 - Blue Transfer-Printed Pearlware,
lot of 8 English medium blue transfer print Staffordshire. Includes a Queens pattern (scalloped edge) 8" plate with nice rural English view of Village with river, arched stone bridge and punt; PLUS an English view 10" plate with rural landscape of castle, waterfalls with cattle and tourists in fore... > 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
Springfield Flintlock Musket,
Lot # 236 - Springfield Flintlock Musket,
a two band, cadet version, lock with eagle over "US" and "Springfield 1826" at rear of hammer and at breech; barrel with "S.M.CO" at breech on right side, inspector's marks "PT" in front of trigger guard,"S" in severalplaces, two inspector's cartouches on stock. > Item Details
Pair of Fine Flint Glass Candlesticks,
Lot # 619 - Pair of Fine Flint Glass Candlesticks,
clear paneled with petal form top and domed base, 10" high. > Item Details
Check Signed by Early Kentucky Frontiersman,
Lot # 449 - Check Signed by Early Kentucky Frontiersman,
James French, Mount Sterling, KY, 13 July 1821(?). Check 1.75 x 5.5", made out to himself for $198. French settled very early at Boonesborough. His son Richard, who was born in Boonesborough, served in the state HR, then as a Representative to Washington. > Item Details
Canvas Back Duck Decoy,
Lot # 823 - Canvas Back Duck Decoy,
a nice working decoy with old repaint to head and original body paint, glass eyes, soft wood, probably bass, 17.5" long x 7.5" wide x 9" high. > Item Details
William Henry Harrison ALS,
Lot # 424 - William Henry Harrison ALS,
as Major General, 1p, quarto May 28, 1814, "Headquarters, Cincinnati", to Captain James Bryson, Adjutant Quartermaster General. "....advance to Lieut Colo R.C. Nicholas the sum of two Hundred seventy tow Dollars...for the contingencies of his Regt. in ascending the River to this place...." Written ... > Item Details
Early Glenn Curtis Aviation Postcards,
Lot # 471 - Early Glenn Curtis Aviation Postcards,
lot of 44. Postcards from the early years of flight, mostly 1908-1918. Includes the "June Bug" winning the Scientific American Trophy, hydro-aeoplanes, the Flying Boat "America" and other Curtiss memorable moments. There is a postcard of Curtiss on his record-setting V8 motorcycle, the class of Curt... > Item Details
Rare Photograph of Fort Sumter Officers,
Lot # 210 - Rare Photograph of Fort Sumter Officers,
smaller size (circa 3 x 4") albumen mounted on board depicting the “Officers of the Garrison of Fort Sumter” and so identified in period ink. The officers are front row: Capt. A. Doubleday, Major Robert Anderson, Surgeon S.W. Crawford, Capt. J.G. Foster; back row: bvt. Capt. T. Seymour, Lt. G.W. Sn... > Item Details
Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
Lot # 711 - Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
lot of 4. Three jars & 1 jug, all mid- to early 19th century American. Includes an apple butter jar, slightly ovoid, 7" d. x 8" high; PLUS an interesting shouldered jar stamped "H&G" and #1 with cogged wheel surround, rim warped during firing, 8" d. x 7.5" high; PLUS a slightly ovoid jar, 8.5" d. x... > Item Details
Rare Eberly & Co. Shenandoah Pottery Wash Bowl & Pitcher,
Lot # 684 - Rare Eberly & Co. Shenandoah Pottery Wash Bowl & Pitcher,
bowl slip cast with two scrolled strap handles replete with false, clay screws, interior applied soap dish with scrollwork crest surmount, 13.4" diameter x 6.5" high. Pitcher with graceful urn form and applied "C" scroll handle, 11.5" high. Both with wonderful mottled green and brown glaze. See R... > Item Details
Watercolor of the Battle of Lake Erie,
Lot # 150 - Watercolor of the Battle of Lake Erie,
signed lower left "Horatio Bowerman, July 26, 1879". Vivid action dominates this work, which is of course, a copy of an earlier oil painting. With men standing on the damaged vessel still firing handguns, masts and sails floating about, with Perry and other crew members rowing for the "Niagara," dod... > Item Details
Photograph of Prairie Turtle, by Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 354 - Photograph of Prairie Turtle, by Alexander Gardner,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Oto 19a" and "Prairie Turtle." Negative probably by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology and sold to the Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, Oh... > Item Details
Frank Leslie's Portrait of Jesse James,
Lot # 377 - Frank Leslie's Portrait of Jesse James,
lot of 2. Frank Leslie's Illustrated newspaper, No. 1387, Vol. LIV (April 22, 1882), and No. 1386, Vol. LIV (April 15, 1882, New York. Earlier vol. pp. 113-128, later vol. pp. 129-144. Both 12 x 17", central fold, holes along edge from earlier binding. P. 118 in the earlier paper reports the death o... > Item Details
Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
Lot # 698 - Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
lot of 2. Includes a storage jar with shoulder decorated, stamped with roman number "I", attributed to Shenandoah Valley or Pa.; 6.5" d. x 9.5" high; AND a tapered sided canning jar with cobalt ring at shoulder & base a single feather on side, attributed to Pa.; 5.5" d. x 8" high. > Item Details
Cabinet Photograph of Cheyenne Chief,
Lot # 348 - Cabinet Photograph of Cheyenne Chief,
Bob Tail. Imprint of E.B. Snell, Wellington, Kansas. A fine image of this seated Southern Cheyenne. > Item Details
George McClellan Campaign  Photo in Shell,
Lot # 58 - George McClellan Campaign Photo in Shell,
brass matted, 20 x 26mm, gem-sized cardboard, with portrait of McClellan in uniform. These ubiquitous 1864 politicals were made in large quantities but are becoming hard to find. A nice example. > Item Details
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