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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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Subscription Proposal  for W.H. Harrison Campaign Newspaper,
Lot # 42 - Subscription Proposal for W.H. Harrison Campaign Newspaper,
folio, Albany, August 7, 1835. "Proposals for Publishing a New Weekly Paper at the City of Albany to be Called THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE" whose purpose will be to "support the undeniable claims of the People's Candidate...Gen. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON." An exceptionally early prospectus, issued well i... > 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
Tole Ware Canister Sets,
Lot # 729 - Tole Ware Canister Sets,
lot of 2 canister sets, both tole decorated tin ware. Includes an 11 piece spice set, coffee (8" high), tea (5.5") and cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and more, each 5.25" high, some with castor tops; AND a 4-piece castor set in bronzed varnish finish, domed lids. Each 3" high. > Item Details
Sponge Ware Bowl & Pitcher,
Lot # 5466 - Sponge Ware Bowl & Pitcher,
American stoneware, late 19th or early 20th century, bowl 14" diameter & pitcher 11" high. > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Lot # 482 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Two hand-colored lithographs by Gamy matted in a single frame; each measures 34" x 17"; "THE SPLITDORF MAGNETO GRAND PRIX OF AMERICA 1910" shows two man racing a single car through the countryside, leaving a trail of dust behind. In the upper right of the painting is an inset of an automobile engine... > 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
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
Stereoview of  Dakota Territory Flat Boats,
Lot # 343 - Stereoview of Dakota Territory Flat Boats,
by F. Jay Haynes from "Scenery of the Red River Valley", series showing a landing in Fargo on Red River where flatboats are being constructed and launched. With Haynes' paper label on verso. > 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
Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
Lot # 589 - Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
of a young gentleman with wild hair in high collared frock coat. Image is 2.25" wide by 3" high, in modern reproduction frame, 5" x 5.7". > Item Details
Photograph of Ute Chiefs,
Lot # 352 - Photograph of Ute Chiefs,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, titled in negative "Ute. 14." and with typed strip paper label "583. Ute. Wa-rets and Shavano." Negative probably taken by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology... > Item Details
Spencerian Stag & Hounds,
Lot # 545 - Spencerian Stag & Hounds,
a 19" x 24" ink drawing of a running stag being chased by two dogs with foliage and forest in fore- and background. Matted and framed in modern burled walnut frame 23" x 33.5". > Item Details
Civil War First Massachusetts Presentation Sword,
Lot # 219 - Civil War First Massachusetts Presentation Sword,
with red carbuncle jeweled pommel and grip, beautiful cast brass hilt with traces of silvering and gilding on grip and guard. Eagle head quillon with openwork floral guard with spread winged shield breasted eagle, chain or laurel leaves on knuckle bow, oval lobed and stepped pommel with jewel and 1... > Item Details
Scarce Horace Greeley Illustrated Campaign Sheet Music,
Lot # 78 - Scarce Horace Greeley Illustrated Campaign Sheet Music,
with a portrait of Greeley and "OUR NEXT PRESIDENT" above and "HORACE GREELEY'S MARCH" below. Published by Horace Waters, New York. > Item Details
1930s Salesman Sample Rock Crusher,
Lot # 497 - 1930s Salesman Sample Rock Crusher,
in die cast metal with original gray paint and red decal that reads "Iowa Manufacturing Co./Cedar Rapids, Iowa U.S.A." and "Cedarapids" on each side. This machine was a portable crushing/sorting and washing machine used by the Allies during WW II to construct airstrips and roads. Model is 19" long... > Item Details
Hamilton Foundry Figural Doorstop,
Lot # 638 - Hamilton Foundry Figural Doorstop,
cast as a finely detailed spread winged American eagle, resting atop a plynth of stone with U.S. shield. Back marked in casting "The Hamilton FDRY. & Mach. Co. 185-II" with "H" in circle on rear of each wing, 7.5 x 7". > Item Details
Civil War Archive of 7th Michigan Cavalry Captain,
Lot # 168 - Civil War Archive of 7th Michigan Cavalry Captain,
includes two sixth plate tintypes of Richard Douglass, of Co. H. Forty-three year old Richard Douglass from Ross in Kalamazoo County was commissioned Captain of Company H. on January 24, 1863 posing for the earlier of these two tintypes just as the Wolverines stood at the cusp of fame and glory. Par... > Item Details
Figural Cast Iron Doorstop,
Lot # 637 - Figural Cast Iron Doorstop,
with original polychrome paint in form of a fluted, footed fruit basket with oranges, grapes, plum leaves and flowers, 7 x 7." 95% original paint, marked on rear "456." > Item Details
Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
Lot # 361 - Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
7.25 x 9.25", titled in negative "Bird Head, Sioux, No. 1506, Copyright 1899, F.A. Rinehart, Omaha." From Rookwood Pottery collection. > 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
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