Lot 17    

1887 Morgan Silver Dollar Photo Locket,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
this dollar coin/locket is so well made that with the naked eye one cannot tell it has been altered, with reverse having a spot, that when pushed, opens the locket to reveal milled interior with space for 1" diameter circular photograph.

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Minor wear to coin, VG+.
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CDV of Ned Buntline, Buffalo Bill and Texas Jack,
Lot # 443 - CDV of Ned Buntline, Buffalo Bill and Texas Jack,
albumen print, unmarked period copy from the original negative taken by Rockwood or Gurney of New York City during an 1873 or 1874 production of The Scouts of the Prairie. The play was written for them by Ned Buntline, but his behavior resulted in Cody and Jack eventually distancing themselves from ... > Item Details
Rare Unpublished  Cabinet Card of Wild Bill Hickok,
Lot # 404 - Rare Unpublished Cabinet Card of Wild Bill Hickok,
albumen print mounted as a cabinet photo, with imprint of White, 712 Main Street, Kansas City. An exceptionally scarce image, though previously published by Rosa (1993). According to Rosa's research, White was at this address in 1872, thus providing the date of the exposure of the plate. During th... > Item Details
Indian Wars Archive of Sergeant Edward W. Boutelle, U.S. Signal Corps,
Lot # 434 - Indian Wars Archive of Sergeant Edward W. Boutelle, U.S. Signal Corps,
1866-ca.1885. 19 items. In the years after the Civil War the telegraph was critical to the efforts of the US Army to pacify, if not annihilate, the Indians of the far western territories, and as the Army Signal Corps took control of extending and maintaining telegraph lines, the tide of battle gradu... > Item Details
Oklahoma Territory Appearance Bond Signed By Marshall
Lot # 432 - Oklahoma Territory Appearance Bond Signed By Marshall "Big Bill" Tilghman,
8.4" x 10.4" partially printed being an appearance bond for one Geo. Anderson for $500 with date of June 18, 1890, Territory of Oklahoma with fine Tilghman autograph.William Matthew Tilghman, Jr. (1854-1924) was a Western lawman who held a number of different jobs, including in Dodge City. He brough... > Item Details
Arthur S. Mole Photograph Album Presented to Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War under Wilson,
Lot # 15 - Arthur S. Mole Photograph Album Presented to Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War under Wilson,
folio, with morocco boards, and gilt title Hon. Newton D. Baker, Sec'y of War/Living and Symbolic Design Photographs, Composed of Officers and Men in U.S. Army and Navy Service. Mole and Thomas, Photographers. Inscribed to Baker from the designer and photographer John D. Thomas and Arthur S. Mole. D... > Item Details
7th Cavalry Tobacco Return Signed by George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 478 - 7th Cavalry Tobacco Return Signed by George Armstrong Custer,
standard US military Tobacco Return, 11 x 17", for 1 Feb. 1874, for Co. L, 7th Cavalry. Boldly signed G A Custer, with rank of Bvt. Maj. General written by clerk below. Rec'd at Fort Abraham Lincoln (now Bismarck), D.T. Clearly Custer had arrived in the region well before his expedition into the Bla... > Item Details
George Clinton DS,
Lot # 1301 - George Clinton DS,
a partial vellum partially printed document with map 98.25” x 11”) entitled Letters Patent to Gen. James Clinton and Col. Isaac Melcher for 10,030 Acres in the Township of Chenengo, dated 19 March, 1787 and signed by Gov. Clinton.Gen. James Clinton (1733-1812), an American Revolutionary War soldier ... > Item Details
Souvenir Gettysburg Picture Frame,
Lot # 1091 - Souvenir Gettysburg Picture Frame,
brass and silver-plated white metal, 3” x 4” with oval for photograph, surrounded by embossed vignette scenes such as Devil’s Den; Gen. Lee’s Headquarters; Jenny Wade House; General Meade’s Headquarters and more with Souvenir of Gettysburg Pa. in lower right corner, with hinged rear to place photo i... > Item Details
Albumen Group Portrait of Two Zouaves & Ladies,
Lot # 129 - Albumen Group Portrait of Two Zouaves & Ladies,
6 3/8” x 8 ¾” on slightly larger board, unidentified without photographer’s imprint or notations. Details of the uniform replete with ball buttons suggest that the two privates belong to an unknown immediate post-war New York National Guard or Philadelphia Zouave unit c.1865-70, rather than one of t... > Item Details
Nine Ohio and General GAR Medals & Ribbons,
Lot # 182 - Nine Ohio and General GAR Medals & Ribbons,
lot includes bronze 2-part medal with Captain's pinback and woven silk flag; a standard GAR medal; a 2-part bronze Representatives medal 53rd Annual Ohio Encampment; 1.75" Battle of Gettysburg cello; and 6 ribbons, dating from 1886-1901. > Item Details
Civil War Service Medal,
Lot # 172 - Civil War Service Medal,
with blue and gray ribbon pinback hanger and bronze medallion with bust of Lincoln, not numbered, 3" long. > Item Details
Charleston, South Carolina. <i>Slave Tag</i> Marked <i>Servant</i>, Dated <i>1843</i>,
Lot # 42 - Charleston, South Carolina. Slave Tag Marked Servant, Dated 1843,
1.75" square, stamped copper with arched *Charleston* above 1843 over Servant, over 1140. > Item Details
Patriotic Flag Costume,
Lot # 1439 - Patriotic Flag Costume,
three pieces, machine-sewn cotton with dress having stripes and blue canton field on diagonal with 46 applied silver paper 5-pointed stars. Billowing sleeves with right being blue canton field with 35 applied stars and left with diagonally sewn blue field, lacking stars and red and white stripes, to... > Item Details
Scarce Ephemera Related to the Tabor Family of Leadville and Denver, Colorado
Lot # 1756 - Scarce Ephemera Related to the Tabor Family of Leadville and Denver, Colorado
lot of 4. Includes a 5” x 7.25” silver print copy photograph of Baby Doe Tabor, PLUS an illustrated printed invitation with illustrated cover to a Reception and Military Ball in honor of Gen. H.A.W. Tabor, by the Tabor Light Cavalry of Leadville, Colo., dated Aug. 25, 1880, PLUS 2nd invitation with ... > Item Details
Soldier's Escutcheon of  Alexander Hollis, 8th U.S.C.T.,
Lot # 1015 - Soldier's Escutcheon of Alexander Hollis, 8th U.S.C.T.,
bi-color partially printed with soldiers and sailors monument, interior filled with manuscript on the soldier and his unit, matted and framed, 29.5" x 37.5". > Item Details
CDV of Asst. Surgeon Edward H.R. Revere, 20th Mass.--KIA at Antietam,
Lot # 92 - CDV of Asst. Surgeon Edward H.R. Revere, 20th Mass.--KIA at Antietam,
a wartime copy shot vignette by “Whipple, Boston” ink identified in unknown hand, Asst. Surgeon/E.H.R. Revere/20th Regiment/Fell in the battle/of Antietam Sept. 17th 1862 with blue-green two cent revenue stamp on verso. Edward Hutchins Robbins Revere was another grandson of Revolutionary War hero Pa... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] Bill of Rights First Proposed to Congress By James Madison,
Lot # 1480 - [NEWSPAPER] Bill of Rights First Proposed to Congress By James Madison,
complete original newspaper, The New York Journal and Weekly Register (NY) dated June 18, 1789. Inside page headline: The Following is a Copy of the Amendments to the New Constitution, proposed by the Hon. Mr. Madison in the House of Representatives, on Monday, last week / Resolved, That the followi... > Item Details
1860s-80s Diary With Civil War Content,
Lot # 1039 - 1860s-80s Diary With Civil War Content,
16mo card stock wrap with hand-sewn binding, written by a Sergeant Johnson, infantry unknown. While only 3 pages mention the war, there are several accounts of his experiences as a soldier, including an entry describing his sadness while trapped in a Charleston jail, hungry and naked. Grierson, Ohio... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] 1804 Boston Newspaper with Alexander Hamilton Funeral Announcement,
Lot # 1476 - [NEWSPAPER] 1804 Boston Newspaper with Alexander Hamilton Funeral Announcement,
tabloid size (13" x 19.5"), Columbian Centinel & Massachusetts Federalist, July 18, 1804, 4pp with long article on page 2 with illustration of a coffin. > Item Details
William Henry Harrison Campaign Textile,
Lot # 1587 - William Henry Harrison Campaign Textile,
12" x 22.75" (sight), matted and framed, 21.75" x 33.5". See Collins, Threads of History, fig. 144. > Item Details
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