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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Lot of Buffalo Bill & Other Pulp Fiction Illustrated Magazines,
Lot # 1733 - Lot of Buffalo Bill & Other Pulp Fiction Illustrated Magazines,
lot of 11, all with chromolithographed covers, 4to sized and includes the following No. 392 Nov. 14, 1908 Buffalo Bill's Queer Quest Buffalo Bill Stories, 30pp, PLUS two copies of Pluck and Luck, No 611, Feb. 16, 1910 and No. 598 Nov. 17, 1909, both 29pp, PLUS six copies of The Young Athlete's Weekl... > Item Details
1861 West Point Register For George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 1066 - 1861 West Point Register For George Armstrong Custer,
full title being Official Register of the Officers and Cadets of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. June, 1861., small 12mo, 19pp, with Custer listed last in his class. > Item Details
Cassius M. Clay and William Goodloe Letters,
Lot # 1592 - Cassius M. Clay and William Goodloe Letters,
ALS, 2pp, 5 x 8", White Hall, 25 Aug 1884. From Cassius Marcellus Clay to unknown recipient (possibly Jones, as below) regarding speaking invitations for the next few months before the election. Clay was extremely active that campaign season, giving over 40 speeches in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and N... > Item Details
N.Y. Civil War Broadside <i>Rally To Avoid the Draft!</i>,
Lot # 159 - N.Y. Civil War Broadside Rally To Avoid the Draft!,
with bold heading as above and A Meeting will be held at/Osgood's Hall, in Ilion,/On Saturday Evening, February 4th, 1865,... with 7 other lines of text, dated Feb. 3, 1865, 10" x 13", matted and framed (15.25" x 18.25"). The Civil War saw mass resistance to the draft, particularly in New York. Weal... > Item Details
Rare Anti-Bostonian, Pro-Jackson  1822 Imprint Published in Hamilton, Ohio,
Lot # 1578 - Rare Anti-Bostonian, Pro-Jackson 1822 Imprint Published in Hamilton, Ohio,
Ohio A Wonderful and Horrible Thing Is Committed in the Land. To Which is Added The Chronicles of Andrew. by Issac Hillyard. Reprinted at the Volunteer Office, Hamilton, Ohio. 1822. Printed on laid paper, 8vo, 118pp, with a laid in newspaper clipping from a Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 12, 1842, newspaper. ... > Item Details
Edward Curtis Orotone <i>Women of the Desert</i>, in Original Bat Wing Frame,
Lot # 368 - Edward Curtis Orotone Women of the Desert, in Original Bat Wing Frame,
fine image of two women on horseback, traditionally dressed and riding in desert landscape. In original arts and crafts bronzed gesso and wood batwing frame with backing of cut-up Curtis poster advertising Mr. Curtis's own Vivid Motion Picture, frame 19” x 16". > Item Details
Pair of Ornate Western Overlay Spurs,
Lot # 1764 - Pair of Ornate Western Overlay Spurs,
with wrought steel rowels with twenty spikes each, exterior face with engraved silver, steel shank and yolk include overlaid silver with a stylized floral motif, and inlaid brass bull(yolk), slots for leather straps with attached wrought buttons with flower form heads in engraved silver, original to... > Item Details
Civil War Tintype of Corporal Riley Cady, 11th New Hampshire Volunteers,
Lot # 1130 - Civil War Tintype of Corporal Riley Cady, 11th New Hampshire Volunteers,
oversized quarter plate in original mat with attached printed text below reading Corporal Riley B. Cady, Company G, 11th New Hampshire/Volunteers; died April 11th 1864; aged 25 years and 6 months, with poem below, 5.75" x 7.5". Cady died of disease at the U.S. Hospital in Baltimore and was buried in... > Item Details
Collection of Early Kentucky Letters and Legal Documents,
Lot # 1257 - Collection of Early Kentucky Letters and Legal Documents,
Thomas Gooch Papers, 1784-1817, ca 185 items. Primarily the legal and documentary record of a relatively prominent family in early Shelby County, Kentucky, the center point of this collection is probably the Thomas Gooch (ca.1790-1815) who married Lucy Grubbs in 1776 (an undated document from Lucy ... > Item Details
Photograph Archive of General Thomas E. Merrill,
Lot # 1162 - Photograph Archive of General Thomas E. Merrill,
lot of 18 images with smallest being a 2.5" x 3.5" silver gelatin print and largest being 7.75" x 9.75" silver print. The earliest shows Thomas as a young Captain wearing winter wool uniform. Another shows him in dress blues with Philippine Insurrection campaign medal, and another shows him mounted ... > Item Details
Fine Half Plate Tintype of a Drug Store,
Lot # 11 - Fine Half Plate Tintype of a Drug Store,
with eleven men and boys standing in a dirt street with sections of cut logs inset to make a rude "crosswalk." The storefront displays a large sign advertising "Iron Bitters". Young trees suggest the building was only recently built. Housed in a full leather case. > Item Details
CDVs of Jeff Davis & Andrew Johnson,
Lot # 1519 - CDVs of Jeff Davis & Andrew Johnson,
both engravings, 1st a comic view of Jeff Davis in woman's outfit with printed humorous captions, imprint of G.C. Bingham & Co., Detroit, AND portrait of Andrew Johnson with imprint of Joseph Ward, Boston. > Item Details
Fine 1837 Travel Diary From Tuscaloosa, Alabama to New England,
Lot # 269 - Fine 1837 Travel Diary From Tuscaloosa, Alabama to New England,
unknown author, March 18 to April 1837, 33 pp, several have been cut out, 24mo, leather-bound, mostly written in pencil. A highly descriptive account of an individual's journey by steamship, canal boat, train, and stage coach from Tuscaloosa, Alabama to Boston, Massachusetts, passing through several... > Item Details
[AFRICAN WILDLIFE] Johnson, Osa, One Signed,
Lot # 1327 - [AFRICAN WILDLIFE] Johnson, Osa, One Signed,
lot of 2. Includes the popular I Married Adventure. New York: J.B. Lippincott, 1940. 8vo, zebra cloth boards, photographic endpapers, no dj, 376pp. This volume may have been originally issued as a Book Club edition, and this one includes the reprinted ad from the Book-of-the-Month Club News that acc... > Item Details
CDV of Unidentified US Marine Private,
Lot # 97 - CDV of Unidentified US Marine Private,
with geographically unusual imprint of D.C. Pratt, Aurora, Illinois. This Marine private wears the full dress M1859 double breasted frock with two rows of seven buttons. The dark blue coat was trimmed in colorful yellow worsted lace around the collar and cuff loops highlighted by scarlet piping, the... > Item Details
Fine Small 46 Star Flag  With Inked Inscription,
Lot # 1443 - Fine Small 46 Star Flag With Inked Inscription,
5" x 6.5" printed silk with canton pattern of 8-7-8-8-7-8, total of 46 stars, with black inked inscription on fly Jan Store/Obspo 38, framed 8" x 10". > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Brig. Gen. Henry Harnden, 1st Wis. Cav. Captured Jeff Davis,
Lot # 156 - Civil War Archive of Brig. Gen. Henry Harnden, 1st Wis. Cav. Captured Jeff Davis,
lot of 24 items, including three photographs of General Harnden, one a cabinet card of an oil painting of Harnden wearing his Civil War Brigadier General uniform with imprint of Van Block, Madison, Wis.; two 8" x 10" photographs on original card stock mounts of an elderly Harnden wearing a GAR ribbo... > Item Details
<i>Notes of a Military Reconnoissance From Fort Leavenworth.....</i>
Lot # 1729 - Notes of a Military Reconnoissance From Fort Leavenworth.....
full title being Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego in California, Including Parts of the Arkansas Del Norte and Gila Rivers by Lt. Col. W.H. Emory, 1848, Washington, Wendell and Van Benthuyen, 8vo in brown cloth wraps, 614pp, 64 plates and one folding ... > 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
Three Scarce Photographs of Magdalena, New Mexico Territory,
Lot # 412 - Three Scarce Photographs of Magdalena, New Mexico Territory,
circa 1884-85, albumen prints, ca. 4.75 x 8" on larger roughly trimmed cream mounts, with manuscript titles. Includes a bird's eye view showing the tiny town titled New town or the city of Magdalena 3.5 miles from...; a street scene showing a grocery store, hotel and other buildings titled Taken fr... > Item Details
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