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.

Condition:  
Minor wear to coin, VG+.
Sold: $440.63
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

Six Kilburn Western Stereoviews, Plus,
Lot # 1801 - Six Kilburn Western Stereoviews, Plus,
lot of 7, first six are all on 3.5” x 7” curved tan card stock including one entitled 5510. The Miners Ship, Ouray, Col. USA showing mule train climbing a steep mountain side by B.W. Kilburn, 1890, PLUS three from series entitled Trip to New Mexico, D. & R.G.R.R., U.S.A. with 2 numbered 5453 and on... > Item Details
Clipped Signature of Geo. Byng, Viscount Torrington (1663-1733),
Lot # 1315 - Clipped Signature of Geo. Byng, Viscount Torrington (1663-1733),
3.25" x 6" partially printed document with date of 1717.Viscount Torrington is a Peerage of Great Britain, created in 1721 for the statesman Sir George Byng, along with the subsidiary title of Baron Byng. > 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
Broadside Circular For a 7th Cavalry Officer KIA at the Battle of the Washita,
Lot # 1758 - Broadside Circular For a 7th Cavalry Officer KIA at the Battle of the Washita,
7.5" x 9.75" with bold heading Obituary./Louis McLane Hamilton, and reading in part ...late Captain of cavalry in General Custer's command was recently killed in an encounter with a large concentrated Indian force on the Washita River. The brave Major Elliot and nineteen privates were also among the... > Item Details
Two 1870s Stereoviews of Yuma Indians,
Lot # 366 - Two 1870s Stereoviews of Yuma Indians,
on regular-sized orange mounts with versos stamped From Depot of Stereoscopic Views/ Los Angeles and penciled inscription Yuma Boy and Girl/ A.T. and Yuma Bucks, A.T. > Item Details
Archives of United States Government Appointments Relating to Arapahoe Chief Little Raven,
Lot # 426 - Archives of United States Government Appointments Relating to Arapahoe Chief Little Raven,
lot of 7. Includes six vellum partially printed 7.5 x 10" military appointments for Little Raven as an Indian Scout with the 5th Cavalry at Fort Reno, I.T. for private and corporal for six month intervals between 27 July 1885, 28 Jan 1886, 28 July 1886, 28 Jan 1887, 30 July 1887, and 30 Jan. 1888,... > Item Details
Large Lithograph, <i>Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet</i>,
Lot # 1007 - Large Lithograph, Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet,
21" x 28", printed by Thomas Kelly, New York, depicts General Lee showing Davis a map with cabinet members surrounding them, matted and framed, 27.75" x 35". > Item Details
Two Southwestern Indian Photochromes from the Detroit Publishing Company,
Lot # 1233 - Two Southwestern Indian Photochromes from the Detroit Publishing Company,
both colored with imprints on reverse, 6.5" x 9", with period mat, 11" x 14", one showing a potter and the other a ceremony. > Item Details
Hand Tinted Photograph of Beaty and His Dog Team, Alaska,
Lot # 424 - Hand Tinted Photograph of Beaty and His Dog Team, Alaska,
11.5" x 19.5", titled in negative Beaty's Dog Team Reward Indian Trail Alaska, in original gilt and grained bat wing frame, 16" x 24". Although little has been discovered about Beaty, he may have been involved with the following trek: Sled dog history was made in 1925. In January of that year, an ou... > Item Details
Scarce O.S. Goff Stereoview of Wolf Chief, a Missouri River Indian
Lot # 326 - Scarce O.S. Goff Stereoview of Wolf Chief, a Missouri River Indian
on regular-sized cream mount and with Goff's Bismarck, Dakota backmark; Wolf Chief sits against the backdrop of a buffalo pelt. > Item Details
Huge Collection of Railroad Snapshots,
Lot # 1699 - Huge Collection of Railroad Snapshots,
in index card holder and organized alphabetically beginning with Aberdeen & Rockfish and ending with Yosemite Valley. Most images are 2.75" x 4.75" silver gelatin prints with inked manuscript notes on location date and type of locomotive and or car photographed with approximately 500 photographs, m... > Item Details
Donaldson Poster & Group of Five Early Uncle Tom's Cabin & Other Theatrical Broadsides,
Lot # 1622 - Donaldson Poster & Group of Five Early Uncle Tom's Cabin & Other Theatrical Broadsides,
includes 28.5" x 41" top heading George W. Ripley's Big Mammoth Uncle Tom's Cabin Co., and lower title to the scene reading Be Not Over Hasty With These - The Quakers Home marked lower left corner The Donaldson Lith-Co. Newport, Ky. No. 946, wonderful brilliant colors, AND five broadsides, all illus... > 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
Fine L.A. Huffman Self-Portrait at End of an Elk Hunt,
Lot # 386 - Fine L.A. Huffman Self-Portrait at End of an Elk Hunt,
ca 1880s, on cabinet-sized green mount, with his Miles City and Ft. Keogh, M.T. imprint. Identified in pencil on recto Elk Shot by L.A. Huffman Big Horn Mts. Montana. > Item Details
Autograph Letter Signed by Texas Ranger Jeff Davis Milton
Lot # 1717 - Autograph Letter Signed by Texas Ranger Jeff Davis Milton
written in his hand on Department of Labor letterhead and reading Fairbanks, Az. 10/25/23, My Dear Mr. Stevens, When I arrived home last night it was storming and continued this all last night It [illegible] breaking up and if it is clear in the [illegible] tomarrow [sic] we might get out. If it loo... > Item Details
Outstanding 1846 Manuscript Letter about the Mormon Exodus
Lot # 435 - Outstanding 1846 Manuscript Letter about the Mormon Exodus
Albert Pease ALS to family, 1846 Sept. 17. Camp of Israel, Council Bluffs, Indian Territory. Having been driven out of New York, Ohio, and Missouri, the Mormon faithful settled in Nauvoo, Ill. in 1839, but soon discovered their neighbors there were scarcely more tolerant of their new religion. Af... > Item Details
A Rare 1867 Diary Penned by Texas Pioneer, Spruce McCoy Baird,
Lot # 427 - A Rare 1867 Diary Penned by Texas Pioneer, Spruce McCoy Baird,
diary of a journey from Serbin, Bastrop Co., Texas to Trinidad, Colorado Territory, 1867. 95pp. In 1867, S. M. Baird (as he is identified in the diary) was a resident of the German “colony” of Serbin, Texas, who thought he would find brighter prospects for the future in the Colorado Territory. Th... > Item Details
Relic & Albumen Photograph of Frigate U.S.S. <i>Minnesota,</i>
Lot # 173 - Relic & Albumen Photograph of Frigate U.S.S. Minnesota,
7.3" x 9.3" mounted on original 11" x 14" card stock with inked inscription along bottom margin reading The Hulk of the U.S. Steam Frigate Minnesota In Boston Harbor during the war with Spain. Original Driggs Six-pounder on board; and a block of oak, 4.5" x 7.5" x 2.5" high with attached silver plat... > Item Details
Discharge of Private James Benjamin, 161st O.V.M.,
Lot # 1051 - Discharge of Private James Benjamin, 161st O.V.M.,
13.25” x 15.75”, partially printed on vellum for Private James Benjamin 161st Regt. Ohio National Guard and dated Sept 10, 1864 with facsimile signatures of both Lincoln and Stanton. > Item Details
Underwood & Underwood Boxed Set of Wild Animals Stereoviews,
Lot # 1416 - Underwood & Underwood Boxed Set of Wild Animals Stereoviews,
lot of 54 in two book form half boxes, labeled Peru & Wild Animals, and including many from the Wild Animal set but also some of Cowboys and others from Yellowstone. > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: