Lot 398    

Pair of Burman and Ricardo Spurs,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
includes a unsigned Burman pair with engraved steel with both engraved silver and nickel mounts and inlay, with original heel chains and tooled leather straps, steel marked Hand Forged Steel with 10 spiked 1.75" diameter rowels and 3.25" yoke width, AND an unsigned Ricardo pair forged nickel with applied brass horses head on outside of yoke end, engraved shank with 1.15" diameter 10 spike rowels, newer leather.

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Both VG to EXC.
Sold: $1,140.00
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Six Ohio & Kentucky Miniature Stoneware Advertising Jugs,
Lot # 1687 - Six Ohio & Kentucky Miniature Stoneware Advertising Jugs,
all early to mid 20th century, including white glazed jug with cobalt stenciled Wm. Fogarty, Liquor Dealer Jackson, Ohio, 3.5" high, PLUS white glazed with cobalt stenciled label Krizin and Vass Liquor Store 6 Valley St. Dayton, Ohio, 3.25" high, PLUS two tone brown and white glaze with cobalt stenc... > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] First Report of George Washington Elected First President of the US,
Lot # 293 - [NEWSPAPER] First Report of George Washington Elected First President of the US,
complete original 4pp newspaper, The New York Journal and Weekly Register (NY) dated April 9, 1789. Inside, ½ column, FIRST REPORT of the election of GEORGE WASHINGTON as 1st President of the US. The text reads in part: ...the ballots of the electors of the several states were respectively opened an... > Item Details
Anheuser-Busch Chromolithograph of Custer's Last Fight in Original Oak Frame,
Lot # 481 - Anheuser-Busch Chromolithograph of Custer's Last Fight in Original Oak Frame,
printed in 1896 by The Milwaukee Litho Co. (lower right), 24" x 38", this iconic chromolithograph is mounted in its original frame with embossed Anheuser-Bush in top center of the wood and gesso frame, 34" x 44". A dramatic depiction of General Custer standing defiantly with his sword suspended in t... > Item Details
1787 Autographed Note from Quaker Henry Drinker, Loyalist,
Lot # 1142 - 1787 Autographed Note from Quaker Henry Drinker, Loyalist,
on a half letter sheet (5" x 8") being a receipt of 75, dated 3/March/1787. Henry Drinker was a prominent Quaker in Philadelphia in the shipping business; he with many other Quakers refused to declare his loyalty to the U.S. government and was exiled to Winchester, Virginia, until 1778. > Item Details
Humorous CDV of Jefferson Davis Escaping as a Woman,
Lot # 1117 - Humorous CDV of Jefferson Davis Escaping as a Woman,
composite photograph of unknown actor dressed as a woman, but wearing men's boots with the head of Jeff Davis added, printed caption below reading I thought your Government/too magnanimous/to hunt down Women, with imprint of Wenderoth & Taylor, Philadelphia. > Item Details
[NEWSPAPER] Early American Illustrated Dentistry Advertisement For Isaac Greenwood,
Lot # 1482 - [NEWSPAPER] Early American Illustrated Dentistry Advertisement For Isaac Greenwood,
complete original 4 page newspaper, The Continental Journal and Weekly Advertiser (Boston, MA) dated July 11, 1782. American Revolutionary War era newspaper with a back page ILLUSTRATED ad placed by Isaac Greenwood, named by the American Dental Association as the first native born American dentist. ... > Item Details
Medical Society of  Rhode Island, June, 1839,
Lot # 1292 - Medical Society of Rhode Island, June, 1839,
Providence, June 26, 1839. Partially printed on vellum, with ribbon. For Augustus N. Fisher as a member entitled to all honors and privileges of the Medical Society of Rhode Island. This is a society, not license. True medical licensing as we understand it did not come about until close to the 20th ... > Item Details
1846 Partially Printed New Orleans Document Dealing with a Slave Named Moses,
Lot # 1672 - 1846 Partially Printed New Orleans Document Dealing with a Slave Named Moses,
7.75 x 13", 23 August 1847, New Orleans. The sale of Moses, aged about thirty five years...for the sum of $940.... Last part specifies the terms of payment (5% per year), and notes ...said slave shall not be delivered till the conditions of the sale are complied with. The cost was enough to take out... > Item Details
<i>Rocky Mountain Life...</i> by Rufus B. Sage, 1857
Lot # 1754 - Rocky Mountain Life... by Rufus B. Sage, 1857
n.d. (1857), Edward Canby, Dayton, Ohio, 12mo in embossed red cloth boards, 363pp with frontis of mounted Plains Indian Warrior > Item Details
Group of Real Photo Post Cards of Western Towns, Plus,
Lot # 1793 - Group of Real Photo Post Cards of Western Towns, Plus,
lot of 20, 16 of which are real photo card, including the following titles; Spink City Fire, S.Dakota, Saloon After Fire at Pump House, Spink City, S.D., McDonald, Kans. By Reneau; Scene on Main Street, Muscotah, Kan.; Main Street Bartlett Kans.; Main St. Falun, Kan.; Main St. Looking West, Elkhart,... > Item Details
Autographed Lowell Thomas <i>With Lawrence In Arabia</i>,
Lot # 1159 - Autographed Lowell Thomas With Lawrence In Arabia,
Lowell, Herman. With Lawrence In Arabia. New York & London: The Century Co., 1924. 8vo, with orange cloth boards and guilt lettering on spine, illustrated view of Lawrence on his camel on front cover, includes 69 illustrated views and dust jacket. Autograph of Lowell viewed in green ink on front pag... > Item Details
<i>Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa,</i>
Lot # 288 - Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa,
Clarke, Edward Daniel. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1813, 3rd ed. Small 4to, full lea. with gilt spine and edges of boards, marbled endpapers. Vol. 1, Russia, Tartary & Turkey: xvii plus 15 unnumb pp, 800 numbered pp. Vol. 2 (first section of second part, Greece, Egypt & the Holy Land), frontis,... > Item Details
Two Early Books on Slavery,
Lot # 1609 - Two Early Books on Slavery,
includes The History of the Slave Trade and Slavery, Ancient and Modern. The Forms of Slavery That Prevailed in Ancient Nations, Particularly in Greece and Rome. The African Slave Trade and the Political history of Slavery in the United States, by W.O. Blake, 1857, Columbus, Ohio, J. & H. Miller, 8v... > Item Details
Naval Flight School Cartoon Portfolio,
Lot # 503 - Naval Flight School Cartoon Portfolio,
lot of 103 ink drawings, 14.75" x 22.25". One drawing includes signature for Dietz, and all are in the same hand. One has President Truman speaking to group of trainees, others with recruits buying War Bonds, so these are almost certainly late WWII drawings for the Navy Aviation school. All in origi... > Item Details
Spanish American War 14K Gold Hunter's Case Presentation Pocket Watch,
Lot # 498 - Spanish American War 14K Gold Hunter's Case Presentation Pocket Watch,
interior back movement cover engraved Presented to Capt. Edward F. Horton By The Members of Co. G, 8th Mass. Vol. Who Served With Him In The Spanish American War, May 10, 1898-April 22, 1899. Enameled dial marked E. Howard & Co./Boston and movement marked E. Howard & Co./Boston/216789. Case marked E... > Item Details
Vol. 2 Nos. 1-12 <i>Yankee-Notions</i>, N.Y., 1853,
Lot # 1584 - Vol. 2 Nos. 1-12 Yankee-Notions, N.Y., 1853,
January to December, small 4to periodical, published by T.W. Strong, N.Y., profusely illustrated with political and social caricatures and text, 383pp. > Item Details
Eight 19th Century Books on the Civil War,
Lot # 1075 - Eight 19th Century Books on the Civil War,
includes the following titles; The Secret Service in the Late War..., by L.C. Baker, 1874, J.E. Potter & Co., Philadelphia, 12mo in embossed brown boards, 398pp with all plates; Thrilling Stories of the Great Rebellion..., C.S. Greene, 1864, J.E. Potter, Philadelphia, 12mo in illustrated light blue ... > Item Details
1st Edition, 1st State <i>Doctor Syntax</i> with Color Rowlandson Plates,
Lot # 285 - 1st Edition, 1st State Doctor Syntax with Color Rowlandson Plates,
Rowlandson, Thomas and Combe, William. The Three Tours of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque, of Consolation and of a Wife. 3 vols, complete set, first edition, 1812-21. Crushed levant green morocco, full gilt backs, inside dentelles, gilt edges, by Riviere, in custom slipcase. 80 humorous colo... > Item Details
Group of Western Cabinet Cards, Including Cowboys,
Lot # 1779 - Group of Western Cabinet Cards, Including Cowboys,
lot of five, with four cabinet cards, including an anonymous group portrait of four young cowboys, identified along lower margin in period pencil G. Dotson, J. Berg, C. McM? & Will Wright, PLUS portrait of a western gentleman and his horse, with imprint of L.A. Hinsdale, Traveling Artist, identified... > Item Details
Anthony CDV of Lincoln,
Lot # 1533 - Anthony CDV of Lincoln,
with backmark of E. & H.T. Anthony from a Brady negative, O-52, taken by A. Gardner, probably on Sunday, Feb. 24, 1861. > Item Details
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