Lot 12    

A Fine Quarter Plate Tintype of a Great Lakes Sailing Ship,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
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.

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Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Rural Midwestern Scene,
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CDV of Elizabeth Bacon Custer,
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Pair of Die Cast Western Bookends, Colt Peace Maker Revolvers,
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Cabinet Card of Armed Spanish American War Soldiers,
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Scarce Fisk Expedition to Montana Stereoview,
Lot # 302 - Scarce Fisk Expedition to Montana Stereoview,
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Two Pair of Spurs, McChesney & Adamson,
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1857 Pre-Fire Map of Chicago, Illinois,
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W.H.H. Allen ALS Describing Events At Close of Civil War, 1865,
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1920 Fraser Bronze Bas Relief of Teddy Roosevelt,
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