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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40 Star Printed Muslin U.S. National Flag,
Lot # 1459 - 40 Star Printed Muslin U.S. National Flag,
with canton patter having 5 rows of 8 stars, canvas hoist with two brass grommets, and inked inscription on hoist T. Ayers, 48" x 80". > Item Details
Lot of Eight 19th Century Books on the Civil War,
Lot # 1074 - Lot of Eight 19th Century Books on the Civil War,
Abbott, John S.C. History of the Civil War in America. Comprising a full and impartial account of the Origin and Progress of the Rebellion. Of the Various Naval and Military Engagements, of the Heroic Deeds Performed by Armies and Individuals, and of Touching Scenes in the Field, the Camp, the Hospi... > Item Details
Group of OVI and OVC Reunion Ribbons,
Lot # 180 - Group of OVI and OVC Reunion Ribbons,
lot of 13, includes three 7th OVI ribbons; three 41st OVVI ribbons; four 124th OVI ribbons; one 164th OVI ribbon; and two 12th OVC cello pinback medals, some with illustrations, dating from 1889 to 1923, from 4.5" to 8" long. > Item Details
Civil War CDV of Infantry Sergeant,
Lot # 95 - Civil War CDV of Infantry Sergeant,
having period penciled W.W. Richards on verso with R.W. Addis, Washington D.C. backmark. Inscription on back reads, Presented by Mrs. Emma English/Monday Dec. 8th 62. This sergeant remains unknown as there are well over 600 "W. Richards" in the HDS database. A three digit number is barely visible on... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPERS] Three Early Newspapers, <i>The Observer</i>, London, 1684 & <i>The Port Folio</i>, Philadelphia,
Lot # 1477 - [NEWSPAPERS] Three Early Newspapers, The Observer, London, 1684 & The Port Folio, Philadelphia,
all tabloid size, includes two editions of The Observator, July 10, and Sept. 25, 1684, being a pro-monarchy paper just before the Restoration of the monarchy with James II, founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, 8" x 14", printed on laid paper, AND The Port Folio Vol. I, No. 52, dated... > Item Details
Collection of Ca 150 Bicycle Pinbacks & Lapel Pins,
Lot # 509 - Collection of Ca 150 Bicycle Pinbacks & Lapel Pins,
includes enameled, cello and brass examples, from 0.7" to 1.25" diameter, includes both bicycle and bicycle tire and accessories. Makers include the following: Acme, Ben Hur, Dueber, John P. Lowell, Olympia, Union, Zenith, Aetna, Ajax, League of American Wheelmen, Andrae, Cleveland Machine Screw, Co... > Item Details
Photographic Archive of North Carolina Brig. Gen. James Green Martin, CSA,
Lot # 80 - Photographic Archive of North Carolina Brig. Gen. James Green Martin, CSA,
(1819-1878) comprising a family group of 8 related cased ambrotypes highlighted by a published ninth plate antebellum portrait of Bvt. Major James G. Martin, USA, later CSA. The group further includes a ninth plate ambrotype of General Martin’s wife, MaryAnne Murray Read Martin (1811-1857), a quart... > Item Details
Rosewood Table Top Stereoviewer,
Lot # 1427 - Rosewood Table Top Stereoviewer,
rosewood with applied brass corner ornaments, maple eye-pieces with stereo optics and 6" diameter magnifying glass, marked on interior Marque De Fabrique, 7" x 10.75" x 3.25" high when closed. Lot includes 5 Keystone and chromolithographed views and cabinet card portrait. > Item Details
1864 Presidential Election Broadside,
Lot # 30 - 1864 Presidential Election Broadside,
19" x 24", archivally matted and framed (24" x 31") with bold heading The Cost/A Democratic Peace! being an anti-McClellan broadside pointing out the high cost of his proposed peace initiative. > Item Details
Four Pieces of <i>Blowout</i> American Coin Jewelry,
Lot # 1357 - Four Pieces of Blowout American Coin Jewelry,
two coins made from Morgan silver dollars, one with pinback and other with pendant ring attached at top, 1902 and 1900 dates; a watch fob made using three silver coins a dime, quarter and half dollar, all dated 1906, 4.5” long; and last, a necklace made from 1910 quarter with Sterling chain. Three h... > Item Details
ART: <i>Whistler As I Knew Him</i>, by Mortimer Menpes,
Lot # 1245 - ART: Whistler As I Knew Him, by Mortimer Menpes,
New York (NY): The MacMillan Company, 1904. Small 4to, cloth bound, 153pp. Includes several printed and engraved illustrations. Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938), Australian war artist and engraver, printmaker and illustrator, and author who was at one time a pupil of James Abbott McNeil Whistler (1834-19... > Item Details
Louis XIV  Autographed Manuscript Document,
Lot # 1316 - Louis XIV Autographed Manuscript Document,
3pp manuscript in ink on 8" x 12.75" folded laid paper with Louis's cipher on last page lower left. > 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
35 Star Civil War Hand-Sewn U.S. Naval Flag,
Lot # 233 - 35 Star Civil War Hand-Sewn U.S. Naval Flag,
linen, 85" x 130" with canton pattern of 5 rows of 7 cotton stars, with reverse cut-away and hemmed, canton made from three pieces, sleeve-type canvas hoist with original hemp roping, with canvas corner blocks at top and bottom of hoist, stamped American Ensign/8 xx 12 at top and Wm. J. Powell/U.S. ... > Item Details
Group of Ninth Army Corps and Naval Veterans Ribbons,
Lot # 200 - Group of Ninth Army Corps and Naval Veterans Ribbons,
lot of 11, includes four Ninth Army Corps ribbons; and an assortment of seven Naval Veterans ribbons, including one Executive Committee ribbon, some with illustrations, dating from 1888 to 1894, 5.75" to 7" long. > Item Details
Seven  Colorado Mining Boudoir and Cabinet Photographs by Alex Martin
Lot # 1802 - Seven Colorado Mining Boudoir and Cabinet Photographs by Alex Martin
all with his Georgetown Colorado imprint and titled in negatives No 2200 Georgetown Colorado From Leavenworth Mountain; Silver Plume and the mines 58; Above the Lode Georgetown Colo.; No. 2 Jack Train; 2011 Silver Plume and Its Mines, Colo.; 2012 The Loop C.C.R.R., Georgetown Colorado; & No. 8 Birds... > Item Details
Centennial Era 13 Star Printed Parade Flag,
Lot # 1448 - Centennial Era 13 Star Printed Parade Flag,
2 x 3" glazed muslin on original wood staff, 6"long, canton pattern with single star surrounded by ring of eight with four corner stars, pressure mounted and framed 7 x 9". > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] Report of the Establishment of US Department of Defense,
Lot # 1483 - [NEWSPAPER] Report of the Establishment of US Department of Defense,
complete original newspaper, the Independent Chronicle and the Universal Advertiser (Boston, MA) dated Sept 3, 1789. Prominent front page headline and full front page printing of the Act signed in type by President George Washington titled: An Act to Establish an EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, to be denomina... > Item Details
Eleven Autographed Photos, Photogravure & Letters of British Female Authors,
Lot # 1269 - Eleven Autographed Photos, Photogravure & Letters of British Female Authors,
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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of an Unidentified New York Hamlet,
Lot # 5 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of an Unidentified New York Hamlet,
street scene with two frame houses and frame outhouse in background, board fence at edge of street with single horse drawn buckboard wagon in front on house to the right and three men visible in foreground. Housed in embossed pheasant on grape vine case. Found in the Ithaca, New York area, and pres... > Item Details
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