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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Apache Water Carrier Boudoir Card By A.F. Randall,
Lot # 342 - Apache Water Carrier Boudoir Card By A.F. Randall,
with Randall's photographer stamp and manuscript title Apache Water Carrier on verso; manuscript title below image and in negative. > Item Details
Half Plate Tintype of Bearded Elderly Gentleman,
Lot # 1420 - Half Plate Tintype of Bearded Elderly Gentleman,
in a finely tailored suit, looking towards the view of the camera, with an ever so slight smile emerging out of his long wispy beard. > Item Details
44th National Encampment GAR Delegate's  Badge,
Lot # 1092 - 44th National Encampment GAR Delegate's Badge,
a four-part medal with golden silk ribbon backing, pinback is the standard bronze spread-winged eagle clutching crossed cannon with saber and stacked cannon balls, over gilt brass oval with Representative in red enamel, over red, white and blue enameled G.A.R., of raised lettered Atlantic City, N.J.... > Item Details
Spectacular Charles W. Fairbanks Campaign Poster,
Lot # 1551 - Spectacular Charles W. Fairbanks Campaign Poster,
39" x 59" laid on linen as issued with original ebonized wood hanger at top (40" long), with fine portrait of Fairbanks with header reading Every Republican Vote Aids/In Securing Continued Prosperity/For The American People. and along bottom Charles W. Fairbanks, marked lower margin center The Feder... > Item Details
Autographs of Harry S. Truman, Mamie Doud Eisenhower, and James W. Good,
Lot # 1310 - Autographs of Harry S. Truman, Mamie Doud Eisenhower, and James W. Good,
partially printed letter sheet signed by Harry Truman (1884-1972) and dated by him 3-10-67, 4.2" x 6", with original envelope; a framed engraving signed by Mamie Doud Eisenhower (1896-1979), wife of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 6.75" x 8.75"; a partially-printed letter sheet signed by James W. Good (1866-1... > Item Details
Scarce Arizona and Colorado Stereoviews,
Lot # 422 - Scarce Arizona and Colorado Stereoviews,
lot of 2. Albumen images on cabinet-sized mounts. Includes of view of an Arizona smelter and mining operation with imprint of J.C. Burge on verso. Burge began working in the west for the Atlantic & Pacific RR in Prescott in 1881, opened a studio in Globe in 1883, then moved to the Grand Canyon in... > Item Details
War of 1812 New York <i>Morning Post</i> Broadside Extra,
Lot # 495 - War of 1812 New York Morning Post Broadside Extra,
5" x 10", matted and framed, 9.5" x 17", with the following printed: Morning Post - Extra. Saturday Morning, June 20, 10 o'clock. / IMPORTANT! / War against Great Britain!! / Extract of a Letter from Washington, dated June 17. "The die is cast - the Senate of the U. States have this day decided the ... > Item Details
Fine Group of Civil War CDVs of Generals and Others,
Lot # 85 - Fine Group of Civil War CDVs of Generals and Others,
includes a Brady image of Sherman; two unmarked engravings of Grant and Sheridan; an unidentified enlisted man with imprint of Winder, Cincinnati; an E. Anthony image of Commodore Perry from a Brady negative; a portrait of the Prince of Prussia in uniform; E. Anthony image of Charles Sumner from a B... > Item Details
Group of Society of the Army of the Tennessee Reunion Ribbons,
Lot # 193 - Group of Society of the Army of the Tennessee Reunion Ribbons,
lot of 17, includes four with cello portrait medallions, from 5.5" to 8.5" long, and dates from 1883 to 1914. > Item Details
Photograph of  <i>Juanita</i>, a Laguna Pueblo Indian Woman by Karl Moon,
Lot # 370 - Photograph of Juanita, a Laguna Pueblo Indian Woman by Karl Moon,
gelatin silver print, with Moon's 1900 blindstamp, lower right, tipped onto larger 14.25 x 19" sheet. Typical of Moon's romantic portraiture of Native Americans. > Item Details
Rare Photograph of George Armstrong Custer in Sleigh at Fort Abraham Lincoln,
Lot # 449 - Rare Photograph of George Armstrong Custer in Sleigh at Fort Abraham Lincoln,
7" x 9" in oval mat and framed (10.3" x 13"), showing Custer in fur cap and coat seated in driver's seat and holding the reins on the four horse team, all seats are covered with buffalo robes. > Item Details
Ten Different Reference Books on Gen. Geo. A. Custer,
Lot # 1187 - Ten Different Reference Books on Gen. Geo. A. Custer,
titles, authors and dates only include: Son of the Morning Star..., by E.S. Connell, 1984; The Custer Reader, edited by P.A. Hutton, 1992; The Custer Story..., by M. Merington, 1950; Custer Victorious..., by G.J.W. Urwin, 1983; Life in Custer's Cavalry..., edited by R.M. Utley, 1977; Crazy Horse and... > Item Details
<i>In Memoriam Frederick Douglass</i>,
Lot # 1617 - In Memoriam Frederick Douglass,
Philadelphia: J. C. Yorston, 1st edition, 1897. Frontis portrait of Douglass, 8vo in gray cloth boards with gilt title on spine and cover, gilt top edge and untrimmed other edges, 350p. Includes tributes delivered at "Obsequies" at Washington, D.C., and at Rochester, N.Y. with other tributes, resolu... > Item Details
Contract Between Landowner and Recently Freed Slave, 1865,
Lot # 1674 - Contract Between Landowner and Recently Freed Slave, 1865,
J. Weaver. Landowner. ADS, 1p, 6.5" x 7.75" (sight). May 22, 1865. Contract between Weaver and freed slave Jeff and family, matted and framed, 13.25" x 16". Weaver writes: Contract between myself and bearer, Jeff. Jeff agrees to hire himself and family to me for the remainder of the present year at ... > Item Details
British Bronze Slavery Abolition Medallion,
Lot # 1642 - British Bronze Slavery Abolition Medallion,
1.4” gilt bronze with obverse having figure of a man in European dress shaking hands with a man in African tribal dress, and African village of conical huts in background, inscription reading We Are All Brethren/Slave Trade Abolished/By Great Britain/1807/C.F.T., reverse with 5 lines of Arabic scrip... > Item Details
Rare Black Hills Gold Rush Song Sheet,
Lot # 1734 - Rare Black Hills Gold Rush Song Sheet,
entitled The Black Hills As Sung by Dick Brown, 4.75" x 8.15" with ornate scrolled border, published by Bell & Co., San Francisco, n.d. but ca early 1870's. Wonderful text reading in part I gave up my trade, selling Wright's Patent Pills; To go digging for gold in the dreary Black Hills. (Chorus) So... > Item Details
Ten Cabinet Cards of Cowboys,
Lot # 385 - Ten Cabinet Cards of Cowboys,
includes portrait of two cowboys standing with saddled horses, imprint of Miller, S.D.; image of cowboy with foot on cow skull holding reins of his horse with imprint of Mayberry, New Castle, Wyoming; photo of two cowboys standing with saddled horses, ink stamped of Evelyn & Jim Wright, Westminster ... > Item Details
<i>My 96 Years in the Great West: Indiana, Kansas and California</i>,
Lot # 1724 - My 96 Years in the Great West: Indiana, Kansas and California,
Griffith, G.W.E. Los Angeles: self published, 1929. 12 mo in brown buckram boards, with gilt title on front, 284pp with 5pp addendum, frontis portrait of the author with reverse portrait of his wife. > Item Details
Rare Stereoview of Ute Braves,
Lot # 330 - Rare Stereoview of Ute Braves,
albumen; mounted on cream card stock; portrait of three men, one wears a Navajo chief's blanket around his lap, a beaded bandolier, and holds a Yellow Boy Winchester rifle while another has his bow and quiver over his shoulders; titled in negative Group of Ute Braves, verso with penciled Iowa, Monan... > Item Details
War of 1812 Privateer Ship's Registry for Bark <i>W.E. Whitney</i>,
Lot # 270 - War of 1812 Privateer Ship's Registry for Bark W.E. Whitney,
15" x 18", with illustrated heading of several sailing vessels along shoreline includes large block along right margin with bold REGISTER OF VESSELS, partially printed document registry for the Bark W.E. Whitney out of N.Y.C. and reading in part ...that the said ship or vessel was captured in War by... > Item Details
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