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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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Post Civil War Engraving  of Sherman's
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Unusual Composite African American School Photograph,
Lot # 1603 - Unusual Composite African American School Photograph,
a ca 1930’s 7” x 9” silver gelatin contact print of three stacked negative sheets, a very cheap method of producing a class photo from individual portraits with 23 African American students, all posed holding an open book, while seated at school desk, framed, 8.5” x 10.5”. > Item Details
Two ALS & One Autographed Photograph of Railroad Barons,
Lot # 1296 - Two ALS & One Autographed Photograph of Railroad Barons,
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<i>Short Snorter</i> Silver Certificate With Sketch and Autograph By Zack Mosley,
Lot # 1248 - Short Snorter Silver Certificate With Sketch and Autograph By Zack Mosley,
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Half Plate Ambrotype of Samuel Jenne, Michigan Masonic Grand Master,
Lot # 10 - Half Plate Ambrotype of Samuel Jenne, Michigan Masonic Grand Master,
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Scarce Unpublished 1867 Rees Photograph of Robert E. Lee,
Lot # 124 - Scarce Unpublished 1867 Rees Photograph of Robert E. Lee,
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Boudoir Photograph of Geronimo By A.F. Randall,
Lot # 336 - Boudoir Photograph of Geronimo By A.F. Randall,
with Randall's Wilcox, A.T stamped backmark and copyright stamp May 17th, 1886 on verso; with inked inscription Geronimo, Head War Chief of the Chiricahua Apaches. > Item Details
Civil War Cased Ambrotype of Hamilton Rogers, 98th OVI,
Lot # 1127 - Civil War Cased Ambrotype of Hamilton Rogers, 98th OVI,
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Group of UCV Ribbons and Badges,
Lot # 223 - Group of UCV Ribbons and Badges,
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World War I Archive of Captured German Material, Plus,
Lot # 1161 - World War I Archive of Captured German Material, Plus,
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Savage & Ottinger CDV Portrait of <i>The Mormon Destroying Angel</i>, Porter Rockwell,
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Impressive Half Plate Daguerreotype of J.C. Meinecke 7th  NYSM,
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Early English Will of Thomas Twigg Leaving Money to Relatives,
Lot # 1290 - Early English Will of Thomas Twigg Leaving Money to Relatives,
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Will Soule Photograph of Medicine Bluff, Indian Territory, With Buffalo Soldiers,
Lot # 475 - Will Soule Photograph of Medicine Bluff, Indian Territory, With Buffalo Soldiers,
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Sixteen Autographed Photos & Letters of American Male Authors, Scholars and Sportsmen,
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Occupational CDV of Brewery / Distillery,
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Two F.J. Haynes Stereoviews of Main St. Deadwood, D.T., and Fort Benton, M.T.
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1907 Large Plaster Bust of Lincoln,
Lot # 34 - 1907 Large Plaster Bust of Lincoln,
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Nineteen Brady Scenes of 1st Bull Run & Manassas Battlefield,
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