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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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A Fine Silver Mounted Tau Handled Witch's Cane,
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Town of Milford, Connecticut Manuscript, 1702,
Lot # 1260 - Town of Milford, Connecticut Manuscript, 1702,
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Four 1870s Photographs of American Indians at Ocmulgee, Indian Territory,
Lot # 334 - Four 1870s Photographs of American Indians at Ocmulgee, Indian Territory,
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Anti-Slavery Tokens and Related Cello Pinbacks,
Lot # 1668 - Anti-Slavery Tokens and Related Cello Pinbacks,
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1861 West Point Register For George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 1066 - 1861 West Point Register For George Armstrong Custer,
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Rare Confederate Johnson's Island POW Autograph Book,
Lot # 135 - Rare Confederate Johnson's Island POW Autograph Book,
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Group of GAR National Encampment Souvenir Badges and Ribbons,
Lot # 212 - Group of GAR National Encampment Souvenir Badges and Ribbons,
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Manuscript San Francisco Gold Rush Merchant Letter, 1850,
Lot # 1720 - Manuscript San Francisco Gold Rush Merchant Letter, 1850,
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Bailey, Dix & Mead Cabinet Card of Steps,
Lot # 1229 - Bailey, Dix & Mead Cabinet Card of Steps,
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Three Volumes of Rhode Island's Adjutant Generals Reports, 1865,
Lot # 1090 - Three Volumes of Rhode Island's Adjutant Generals Reports, 1865,
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Pair of Silver Overlaid Western Spurs,
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ALS of Col. Sylvanus Thayer,
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35 Star Civil War Hand-Sewn U.S. Naval Flag,
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[NEWSPAPER] Report of the Establishment of US Department of Defense,
Lot # 1483 - [NEWSPAPER] Report of the Establishment of US Department of Defense,
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Collection of Real Photo Post Cards of New York Cowboys & Girls,
Lot # 1817 - Collection of Real Photo Post Cards of New York Cowboys & Girls,
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CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 458 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
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Outstanding Engraved George Washington Straight Razor in Original Coffin Box,
Lot # 22 - Outstanding Engraved George Washington Straight Razor in Original Coffin Box,
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Scarce Rhode Island Militia Company Log Book,
Lot # 266 - Scarce Rhode Island Militia Company Log Book,
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Arthur S. Mole Photograph Album Presented to Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War under Wilson,
Lot # 15 - Arthur S. Mole Photograph Album Presented to Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War under Wilson,
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