Lot 13    

CDV of a Photographer and His Camera,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
anonymous studio portrait of a bearded photographer with his camera resting on tripod platform.

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Scattered light spotting, else VG.
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1774 American Colonial Document Signed By Revolutionary War Hero Clement Biddle,
Lot # 1141 - 1774 American Colonial Document Signed By Revolutionary War Hero Clement Biddle,
a one page partially printed document with second page of manuscript, 8.25" x 13" folded and dated 1774, being a bond on Robert Rutherford of Virginia to Hugh Roberts of Philadelphia for 50 pounds, signed twice by Biddle on manuscript page, each with fine bold signature. Clement Biddle (1740-1814), ... > Item Details
40 Star Printed and Machine-Sewn U.S. National Flag,
Lot # 1457 - 40 Star Printed and Machine-Sewn U.S. National Flag,
36" x 54", cotton with printed canton pattern of five rows of eight stars (40), machine-sewn stripes and canvas hoist with two brass grommets. > Item Details
<i>National Aeronautic Association of U.S.A.</i> Certificate for Chicago Air Races Signed by Orville Wright,
Lot # 1691 - National Aeronautic Association of U.S.A. Certificate for Chicago Air Races Signed by Orville Wright,
9.75" x 13" dated Aug. 7, 1930, with strong dark Orville Wright signature as Chairman of Contest Committee. This lot also includes a 8" x 74" silver gelatin photograph of the airfield, taken during this race with Speed Holman's Laird lifting off from the field, marked in negative Copyright 1930 Burk... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of A Horse-Drawn Stake-Bed Wagon,
Lot # 1366 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of A Horse-Drawn Stake-Bed Wagon,
with 5 horses hitched to wagon with driver standing beside one horse. This freight wagon is on a dirt street with frame country store behind, location unknown, mounted in full case. > Item Details
Signed Note from Adolf Stoecker,
Lot # 1160 - Signed Note from Adolf Stoecker,
autographed note on 4.4” x 7” plain half letter sheet in German and dated 1894.Adolf Stoecker (1835-1909) was an early and notorious anti-Semite, who formed the first anti-Semitic party in Germany, the Christian Social Party. He was also court Chaplain to Kaiser Wilhelm. > Item Details
Note from Charles Sumner, U.S. Senator & Abolitionist,
Lot # 1649 - Note from Charles Sumner, U.S. Senator & Abolitionist,
in Sumner's secretary's hand (Hancock, Sr.) and addressed to Mrs. Haven, dated Dec. 30, 1856 and informing her that Sumner will not be able to attend her circle on Jan 7th. Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was the leading abolitionist in the U.S. Senate before the Civil War. > Item Details
E. Anthony CDV of Kit Carson,
Lot # 1798 - E. Anthony CDV of Kit Carson,
with Anthony imprint on reverse and inked inscription Kit Carson. > Item Details
Autographed Photograph of Alex Haley,
Lot # 1601 - Autographed Photograph of Alex Haley,
a 4.5” x 6.5” silver print of the author of Roots, signed on image in felt tip for H. Higgins warm wishes Alex Haley, framed. > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] Aviation: First Heavier Than Air Flight By the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, NC,
Lot # 1485 - [NEWSPAPER] Aviation: First Heavier Than Air Flight By the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, NC,
complete original newspaper, The Denver Times (CO) dated Dec 18, 1903. Inside page, single column headline: Remarkable Flight of Yankee Machine with a 1/3 column detailed report of the flight that signaled the birth of aviation. Hard to find this in a newspaper in excellent condition because of the ... > Item Details
Arthur St. Clair Appointment of Elias Langham, 1798,
Lot # 246 - Arthur St. Clair Appointment of Elias Langham, 1798,
large folio, 1p, DS, Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 11, 1798. An attractive commission appointing Elias Langhorn justice of the peace in Ross County, Ohio, listing his duties and responsibilities. Elias Langham was born in Essex County, Virginia in 1749. He distinguished himself during the American Revolut... > Item Details
CDV Deck Scene Aboard <i>U.S.S. Richmond</i>,
Lot # 98 - CDV Deck Scene Aboard U.S.S. Richmond,
an uncommon published view, this example without back mark having Richmond penciled on verso. A crowded shot looking aft showing tars by division standing-to on the gun deck of the USS Richmond. USS Richmond was a steam sloop launched in 1860, armed with two large Dahlgren smooth bores and one Parro... > Item Details
Montana Prison Made Western Horse Hair Bridle,
Lot # 401 - Montana Prison Made Western Horse Hair Bridle,
made by prisoners at C.C.A. (Crossroads Correctional Facility of America) in Shelby, Montana, including a wonderful two-toned bridle with Native American motifs and matching horse hair reins, 32" long. Reins, bridle webbing, brow and nose pieces are all detachable. Made for average sized animal. > Item Details
Group of Gold & Plated Masonic Jewelry,
Lot # 1463 - Group of Gold & Plated Masonic Jewelry,
lot of 10, includes an enameled gold filled Past Grand Master 3 part medal in case with Grand Lodge Arkansas and engraved on reverse Brethren be mindful with each passing day of the obligations you have voluntarily assumed, 2.5" x 5" long with case marked Mark P. Olney and lower medallion marked on ... > Item Details
Ambrotype of Armed Civil War Soldier Phillip Bradley 88th Ohio,
Lot # 1115 - Ambrotype of Armed Civil War Soldier Phillip Bradley 88th Ohio,
inscription behind image reads This ambrotype was taken at Camp Chase April the 4th 1863 Phillip Bradley. Bradley was mustered into the 88th OH V.I. on Sept. 24, 1862, at Camp Chase (OH). The unit spent most of the war in Ohio, primarily guarding prisoners at Camp Chase, and chasing Morgan and his r... > Item Details
Fine  Engraved American Presidential Campaign Cane from 1896,
Lot # 38 - Fine Engraved American Presidential Campaign Cane from 1896,
2" high tapered two piece horn knob attached to a carved, engraved and inked tapered maple cane with original 1.75" long tapered horn ferrule. The entire length of the cane has shallow relief carving with engraved details including from top to bottom engrailed 1" section, just below knob, over two (... > Item Details
1st Edition, 1st State <i>Doctor Syntax</i> with Color Rowlandson Plates,
Lot # 285 - 1st Edition, 1st State Doctor Syntax with Color Rowlandson Plates,
Rowlandson, Thomas and Combe, William. The Three Tours of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque, of Consolation and of a Wife. 3 vols, complete set, first edition, 1812-21. Crushed levant green morocco, full gilt backs, inside dentelles, gilt edges, by Riviere, in custom slipcase. 80 humorous colo... > Item Details
CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 457 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
as Lieutenant Colonel with imprint of Mora 707 Broadway, N.Y.. Illustrated in Katz' Custer in Photographs [K-152V], dated on or about March 1876. Includes the following recto manuscript in lower left margin Genrl. Custer, and the following verso manuscript General Custer. > Item Details
Ingersoll & Bro. Spanish American War Pocket Watch with Illustrated Dial,
Lot # 1153 - Ingersoll & Bro. Spanish American War Pocket Watch with Illustrated Dial,
with chromolithographed paper dial having bust portraits at all hour points around dial, each a different Admiral, General or politician from the period with Admiral Dewey's portrait in center with crossed flags and marked Ingersoll, rear movement cover engraved with Dewey's flag ship Olympia, movem... > Item Details
Six Civil War CDVs of Union Generals,
Lot # 1122 - Six Civil War CDVs of Union Generals,
includes common view of Joe Hooker with imprint Maj. Gen. Joe Hooker below image, and E. & H.T. Anthony backmark; portrait of George Meade, with ink inscription Genl. Meade on verso and C.D. Fredricks & Co. backmark; photograph of an engraving of Roger Hanson with Brig. Gen. Roger W. Hanson penciled... > Item Details
James Monroe Presidential Land Grant,
Lot # 253 - James Monroe Presidential Land Grant,
1p, 10" x 16", Washington (DC), 3 June 1822, partially printed on vellum, seal present. Signed by James Monroe (1758 - 1831) as President (1817 - 1825), and Josiah Meigs as Commissioner of the Land Office (1814 - 1822) (just three months before his death). For 80 acres in Delaware, Ohio, to Eli Bloo... > Item Details
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