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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Group of GAR Membership Medals and Ribbons Including Two Officer Medals,
Lot # 208 - Group of GAR Membership Medals and Ribbons Including Two Officer Medals,
lot of 6, bird Colonel, Lt.; three different versions of members medals, all ca 3.5" long; and 6" ribbon from 1872 National. > 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
A Gathering of Henry Brown Stereoviews of New Mexico Pueblos,
Lot # 365 - A Gathering of Henry Brown Stereoviews of New Mexico Pueblos,
lot of 19; 17 arched and square views mounted on yellow cardstock with Brown's Santa Fe studio imprint and captions on recto, printed descriptions on verso; images show the pueblos of Acoma, Santo Domingo, Taos, San Juan, and Cochiti; plus one view of Cochiti with Bennett and Brown's Santa Fe backma... > Item Details
Set of Dominoes & Note From Civil War, 27th Mass.,
Lot # 169 - Set of Dominoes & Note From Civil War, 27th Mass.,
interesting Civil War group includes a boxed period set of bone and ebony domino's (28 pieces) in original walnut box with sliding lid, 5.5" long, and a period manuscript note reading These Domino's were bought in Nov. 1861 at [illegible] Annapolis MD. by Silas Phelps, John Lulles, Wm Haling and mys... > Item Details
B.F. Upton Stereoview of Ottodun, An Indian Chief,
Lot # 1206 - B.F. Upton Stereoview of Ottodun, An Indian Chief,
on a regular-sized yellow mount; Upton's pasted Minneapolis, Minnesota label and penciled title Ottodun (Plenty) on verso; from his Series of Indian Portraits and Views. > Item Details
Civil War Presentation Album to Dr. Lewis Graves,
Lot # 107 - Civil War Presentation Album to Dr. Lewis Graves,
a large album comprising 85 military and civilian CDVs with facing page inked with a presentation inscription that reads, Complements of the Season/Presented To/Dr. Lewis Graves/by the following Patients under his charge at/McDougall General Hospital Fort Scuyler/New York Jan. 2, 1864. The next page... > Item Details
Spectacular Half Plate Ambrotype of Baxter Jordan, 24th Alabama
Lot # 75 - Spectacular Half Plate Ambrotype of Baxter Jordan, 24th Alabama "Dixie Boys",
a clear ambrotype with applied black backing and dark velvet pad. This desirable Southern half plate was consigned directly by a living descendant and identified as Baxter Jordan who served as corporal in Company C., “Dixie Boys,” 24th Alabama Infantry. Born about 1843, young Jordan was photograph... > Item Details
Two Revolutionary War Autographs, Gen. Jedediah Huntington and Col. Levi Wells, Plus,
Lot # 1138 - Two Revolutionary War Autographs, Gen. Jedediah Huntington and Col. Levi Wells, Plus,
these two manuscript documents, each written on a 6.5” x 8” half letter sheet of laid paper, are both orders for paying American soldiers during the Revolutionary War and include one dated March 13, 1779 to pay Sergeant William Glenn nine pounds and thirty shillings, signed by General Jedediah Hunti... > Item Details
Albert Einstein Printed Letter with 1947 Statement,
Lot # 1174 - Albert Einstein Printed Letter with 1947 Statement,
issued by the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, 2pp, on letterhead of the committee, Princeton (NJ), 11 Oct 1947. The 2pp letter seems to be the cover that accompanied copies of the statement that were sent out. "The Last Hour Before Midnight" is a 4pp pamphlet that addresses the fears of th... > Item Details
A Fine Quarter Plate Tintype of a Great Lakes Sailing Ship,
Lot # 12 - A Fine Quarter Plate Tintype of a Great Lakes Sailing Ship,
circa 1870s, taken close to shore, with a busy wharf visible through the sails, and pine-clad hillsides in the distance. Though the scene is unidentified, the image was found in Northern Ohio. Housed in a full leather case. > Item Details
U.S. NAVY: <i>A Voyage Round the World...</i>
Lot # 1328 - U.S. NAVY: A Voyage Round the World...
and Visits to Foreign Countries in the United States Frigate Columbia; Attended by Her Consort the Sloop of War John Adams and Commodore George C. Read. by Fitch W. Taylor. > Item Details
Elizabethan Vellum Indenture,
Lot # 1284 - Elizabethan Vellum Indenture,
21” x 10” manuscript vellum document, dated 1601 from William Northropple and his son John to William Clayton of Allerton. A typical Elizabethan indenture or lease document. > Item Details
Two Large Dakota Territory Photographs by Grabill and Locke,
Lot # 308 - Two Large Dakota Territory Photographs by Grabill and Locke,
first 6" x 9.25", mounted on manila card stock, 6.75" x 9.75", with title and copyright in lower right corner of negative No. 303. "Round Up." Rounding up and cutting out cattle in Dakota in '87. Photo and copyright by Grabill, '90., includes verso inscription 1887 Dakota "Round-Up" (Near Black Hill... > Item Details
1st Mass. Heavy Artillery  Veterans Assn. Medal and Massachusetts GAR Post Ribbon,
Lot # 199 - 1st Mass. Heavy Artillery Veterans Assn. Medal and Massachusetts GAR Post Ribbon,
includes a 2-part enameled medal with crossed cannon pinback, 3" long, and 6" long red ribbon. The 1st Mass. Heavy Artillery's first major engagement was at Harris Farm, near Spotsylvania, May 19, 1864. Major Rolfe and 54 men killed, 312 officers and men wounded, and 27 missing. Later actions includ... > Item Details
1st Edition of Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography
Lot # 1613 - 1st Edition of Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography
full title being Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave., by F. Douglass, 1845, Anti-Slavery Office, Boston, 12mo in embossed brown cloth boards with frontis portrait of Douglass, 125pp. > Item Details
<i>Chapman's Sectional Map of Iowa</i>, 1865 Belonging to 1st Dr. in Iowa, James Moore Robertson,
Lot # 297 - Chapman's Sectional Map of Iowa, 1865 Belonging to 1st Dr. in Iowa, James Moore Robertson,
in 32mo printed salmon boards with title on cover and Robertson in ink above title, published by Silas Chapman, Milwaukee, Wis., 23" x 33". Lot also includes a cdv portrait of Dr. J.M. Robertson with imprint of Schreck & Barnett, Des Moines; a tiny printed handbill (2" x 3.5"), reading Robertson & C... > Item Details
Anti-Slavery Tokens and Related Cello Pinbacks,
Lot # 1668 - Anti-Slavery Tokens and Related Cello Pinbacks,
lot of 4, includes two brass tokens, one each of Am I Not A Man And A Brother & Am I Not A Woman And A Sister, undated and dated 1838, first with clasped hand reverse with May Oppression & Slavery Cease Throughout the World, second reverse with wreath center surrounding Liberty/18?? and surrounding ... > Item Details
Six Battery Histories of Rhode Island Light Artillery,
Lot # 1089 - Six Battery Histories of Rhode Island Light Artillery,
includes the following titles: The Fourteenth Regiment Rhode Island Heavy Artillery (Colored,) In the War to Preserve the Union 1861-1865, by Wm. H. Chenery, 1898, Providence, Snow & Farnham, 8vo in red cloth boards, 343pp with all illustrations; The History of Battery E, First Rhode Island Light Ar... > Item Details
Civil War Oath and Parole Receipt, Norfolk Virginia, 1864,
Lot # 1061 - Civil War Oath and Parole Receipt, Norfolk Virginia, 1864,
partially printed 3” x 8” document from the Provost Marshal’s Office, District of Virginia, dated Norfolk, Va. Oct. 7th, 1864. A loyalty oath and parole for A. Qullen, aged 65 of Norfolk and signed by a Union Captain [illegible]. This document has typical folds and wear often seen on these parole do... > Item Details
W.F. Taylor Cabinet Card of Osage Family,
Lot # 1203 - W.F. Taylor Cabinet Card of Osage Family,
with Taylor's Lyons, Nebraska imprint on mount, 1890s. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: It has been called to our attention by an alert EBayer that this family is likely Omaha, and that the man's name was Bert Fremont. > Item Details
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