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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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Rare Lewis Cass Campaign Pipe,
Lot # 52 - Rare Lewis Cass Campaign Pipe,
redware of the Democratic Presidential candidate for 1848, defeated by the Whig, Z. Taylor. Cass was the first Democrat to run for president from the old NW Territory, former Territorial Governor of Michigan, U.S. Senator 1845-48 and Secretary of State under Buchanan. This pipe has "Lewis" embossed... > Item Details
Scarce Kansas Nebraska Handbill,
Lot # 100 - Scarce Kansas Nebraska Handbill,
from the Indiana "American," 3 x 4.25". This notice alerted Hoosiers to the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill that allowed those states to enter the Union and make their own determination as to whether or not they would allow slavery. The notice states that after the publication was already gone t... > Item Details
Civil War Snare Drum from the 12th Indiana Infantry,
Lot # 254 - Civil War Snare Drum from the 12th Indiana Infantry,
presented to Alfred Barker, on May 5, 1861. A 16" snare drum, manufactured by Noble and Cooley, East Granville, Mass. Body painted red, with a well-executed American eagle on the side with a banner its beak with portions of Barker's name and "snare drummer" visible. The head bands black, over an o... > 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
Photograph of Lindall's Cliff Dwellers Indian Band,
Lot # 368 - Photograph of Lindall's Cliff Dwellers Indian Band,
anonymous, 9.5 x 7.75" silver gelatin photograph mounted on larger grey board. Scene of a large group of Native American men and women -- possibly Kiowa? -- standing before a false cliff with a sign "Entrance to Cliff", and at far right a small group of Indian and Anglo musicians. This may be one o... > Item Details
Civil War Cavalry Lieutenant's Shoulder Boards,
Lot # 249 - Civil War Cavalry Lieutenant's Shoulder Boards,
wire bullion sewn with red velvet ground, with typical enameled paper backing. > Item Details
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
William Henry Jackson Mammoth Plate Photograph,
Lot # 337 - William Henry Jackson Mammoth Plate Photograph,
entitled "Toltec Gorge and Tunnel. (San Juan Mountains) Denver and Rio Grande Railway.". Marked in negative "W.H. Jackson Phot. Denver, Colo.". Image size is 17.2" x 21.4" mounted on larger card stock and mounted in original Victorian grain painted frame (28" x 34"). > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln Endorsement,
Lot # 427 - Abraham Lincoln Endorsement,
letter with envelope. The letter dated Dec. 16, 1863 is from John N. Niglas, Surgeon in Chief of the Cavalry Div. 16th Army Corps certifying that a Mr. Williams of Memphis, TN is too old for service in the U.S. Army and has health problems resulting from typhoid fever. On the envelope is a note in L... > Item Details
CDVs of  the  34th OVI -- Piatt's Zouaves,
Lot # 180 - CDVs of the 34th OVI -- Piatt's Zouaves,
an album compiled by an unknown officer of the 34th OVI containing thirty-eight fellow officers, thirty-one of whom are identified in period ink. Seven additional military CDV’s have no written identification, but are recognizable by rank. Six unknown civilians and two lithographs round out the co... > Item Details
American School Girl Sampler Dated 1812,
Lot # 772 - American School Girl Sampler Dated 1812,
and signed "Mary Arnold Summerston, June 5", with alphabets, numbers and floral designs, 16.5" x 17.25", mounted in modern frame. > Item Details
Curly Maple Traveling Writing Screen,
Lot # 665 - Curly Maple Traveling Writing Screen,
first quarter of the 19th century in Adams style with saber legs. Desk section with two dovetailed drawers below drop front that is only 3.2" thick, opening to reveal fitted interior with paired scalloped edge letter holders above pen tray and ink well compartment. Finely turned bulbous stretcher ... > Item Details
Scarce CDV Pose of General Alexander McCook,
Lot # 185 - Scarce CDV Pose of General Alexander McCook,
identified in pencil on recto and signed on the verso: “June 1865 Gen. McCook Dayton,” possibly in the General’s hand. Distinctive pose of the Major General in near profile, one of Ohio’s “fighting McCook’s. West Point and regular army, Alexander McCook led the 1st Ohio at Bull Run. Commissioned ... > Item Details
Early American Spindle Back Armchair,
Lot # 554 - Early American Spindle Back Armchair,
probably late 18th century, in Pilgrim style. This chair has rush seat with four vertical spinals with single horizontal spindle crest, stiles terminate in flattened onion dome turning, high arms & very worn rush seat, old but not original finish with good color. > Item Details
Great Multicolored Republican Ribbons,
Lot # 98 - Great Multicolored Republican Ribbons,
lot of 7, all for state or local candidates in Pennsylvania in the 1906 and 1908 elections. All include portraits of the candidates, flags, eagles, and other patriotic motifs in glorious multi-color printing. Candidates include for Governor Edwin S. Stuart; a ribbon featuring portraits of Samuel P... > Item Details
American Pieced Quilt,
Lot # 613 - American Pieced Quilt,
mid 19th century American, calico prints & solid color fabrics in double nine patch pattern with geese in pond surrounds, in greens, red, & cream color with blue & white border, all hand quilted 82" square. > Item Details
Early French Automobile Chromolithograph by Montaut,
Lot # 484 - Early French Automobile Chromolithograph by Montaut,
showing two people in sports car racing to beat a steam train across the track, 16.5" x 34"; frame 22" x 39". > Item Details
Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
Lot # 360 - Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
7.25 x 9.25" titled in negative, "White Swan, Crow, No. 815, Copyright 1898, F.A. Rinehart, Omaha." "The Rookwood Pottery Co." with "April 1899" hand-written below. > Item Details
Pair of Mahogany Knife Boxes,
Lot # 519 - Pair of Mahogany Knife Boxes,
circa 1790, English George III, with interior inlaid compass star and cross banding, 8.75" wide x 9.5" deep x 14" high, old mellow refinished surfaces and original brass hardware with working locks & key. > Item Details
Photograph of Josie Earp,
Lot # 344 - Photograph of Josie Earp,
5" x 12" silver gelatin photograph issued by the Pastime Novelty Co., 1367 Broadway, NY, with blindstamp "Kaloma" and "Copyright, 1914- P.N. Co." Issued with various color hand-tinting, this example with light flesh tones and green on diaphanous wrap, matted and framed. Subject of continued controv... > Item Details
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