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.

Condition:  
Both VG to EXC.
Sold: $1,140.00
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Fine Small 19th Century Revenue Cutter Flag,
Lot # 239 - Fine Small 19th Century Revenue Cutter Flag,
30.5" x 46", machine-sewn worsted wool, with canton having appliqued spread-wing U.S. shield breasted eagle clutching olive branch and arrows in talons, with arch of thirteen stars above, reverse with matching applique, fly with sixteen vertical stripes, machine-sewn canvas hoist with two brass grom... > Item Details
Autograph Letter Signed by John R. Lynch, First African American Speaker of the MS House, ALS,
Lot # 1513 - Autograph Letter Signed by John R. Lynch, First African American Speaker of the MS House, ALS,
Scranton, Mississippi, September 9, 1884, 3pp. Addressed to Samuel Fessenden, Republican National Committee. Lynch writes Fessenden with political intelligence from Mississippi relative to the impending election. After discussing the prospects for the ticket in other parts of Mississippi, he close... > Item Details
Two Photographs of Jersey Joe Walcott & One Of Jack Johnson,
Lot # 1681 - Two Photographs of Jersey Joe Walcott & One Of Jack Johnson,
includes a 5” x 7” silver gelatin photograph of Joe Johnson in boxing stance, PLUS an 8” x 10 silver gelatin photograph of Jersey Joe Walcott wearing world champion belt and boxing outfit, AND a 7.75” x 9.5” silver gelatin photo of Walcott with group of children, including at least one polio victim.... > Item Details
Two Revolutionary War Manuscripts,
Lot # 1144 - Two Revolutionary War Manuscripts,
includes a manuscript Revolutionary War report from Captain Stephen Olney, being a list of all casualties which have happened in Capt. S. Olney's Company since the 1st of January last..., dated 1780, 6.5" x 13" on laid paper. Stephen Olney was born in R.I. in 1755 and died in 1832, entered the Revol... > Item Details
Arthur St. Clair Appointment of Elias Langham, 1798,
Lot # 246 - Arthur St. Clair Appointment of Elias Langham, 1798,
large folio, 1p, DS, Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 11, 1798. An attractive commission appointing Elias Langhorn justice of the peace in Ross County, Ohio, listing his duties and responsibilities. Elias Langham was born in Essex County, Virginia in 1749. He distinguished himself during the American Revolut... > Item Details
Folk Art Double Sixth Plate Wall Frame,
Lot # 1379 - Folk Art Double Sixth Plate Wall Frame,
pine in old brown painted finish with cross-cut style and scroll cut crest, with cover glass and matched brass mats, 10" x 8.4" high. > Item Details
Companion CDVs of Lt. Frederick Fuller, 52nd Pennsylvania & US Signal Corps,
Lot # 91 - Companion CDVs of Lt. Frederick Fuller, 52nd Pennsylvania & US Signal Corps,
two different wartime views of Lieutenant Frederick Fuller, one by Brady, New York identified in period pencil as Lt. F. Fuller 52nd PV/Acting Signal Officer/US.V. The second cdv without backmark depicts Fuller to the right of an unidentified captain wearing civilian attire. Frederick Fuller enlis... > Item Details
Scarce Rhode Island Militia Company Log Book,
Lot # 266 - Scarce Rhode Island Militia Company Log Book,
Scituate and Foster Independent Company of Riflemen Orderly Book, 1816-1833. 162pp. Whereas the preservation of the State depends under GOD upon the military skill and discipline of the Inhabitants: and whereas a number of the inhabitants of the towns of Scituate and Foster…. Have offered themselves... > Item Details
Pair of Wrought Iron & Silver Overlaid Western Spurs,
Lot # 1765 - Pair of Wrought Iron & Silver Overlaid Western Spurs,
with wrought steel rowels with ten spikes each, shank with inlaid silver and copper beading, exterior face of yolk inlaid with silver bead work and a stylized motif, the reverse, with an inlaid geometric pattern in silver. Slots for leather straps with attached wrought buttons with silver plate, ori... > Item Details
1946 TLS of C.G. Woodson,
Lot # 1255 - 1946 TLS of C.G. Woodson,
on organization letterhead dated Oct. 21, 1946, Washington D.C., national headquarters of The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc., inviting an unnamed individual to the 31st Annual meeting to be held in Philadelphia and signed by Director C.G. Woodson. Carter Godwin Woodson (18... > Item Details
Pair of Dress Pants Belonging To Gene Autry,
Lot # 1839 - Pair of Dress Pants Belonging To Gene Autry,
light blue wool bend with sewn in partially printed silk label reading Tartaglia Bros. LTD, Established 1907 9885 Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills and ink stamped and printed Mr. Gene Autry Date Mar. 1965, No. 15755, size is unmarked but approx. waist 34-36, length 32. > Item Details
Seven Cast Metal Miniatures of George Armstrong Custer and Gold Tuebor Medal,
Lot # 1762 - Seven Cast Metal Miniatures of George Armstrong Custer and Gold Tuebor Medal,
lot of 8, includes six standing miniatures and one miniature of Custer on horseback, charging the enemy, from 2.5" to 4" tall; and a gold reproduction of the Tuebor badge, which Custer gave to officers of Michigan's 7th U.S. Cavalry who showed gallantry in the face of the enemy during the Civil War.... > Item Details
Pair of Mexico Silver Mining Silver Gelatin Photographs,
Lot # 1409 - Pair of Mexico Silver Mining Silver Gelatin Photographs,
both 4.75" x 7.75" on original gray card stock (8" x 10") with manuscript titles below including View of La Cata mine, showing some dumps with women scavenging dump for smelt-able ore, AND View showing three mines of Guanajuato Old Mexico. > Item Details
Pair of Ornate Western Overlay Spurs,
Lot # 1764 - Pair of Ornate Western Overlay Spurs,
with wrought steel rowels with twenty spikes each, exterior face with engraved silver, steel shank and yolk include overlaid silver with a stylized floral motif, and inlaid brass bull(yolk), slots for leather straps with attached wrought buttons with flower form heads in engraved silver, original to... > Item Details
D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Chief Gaul and Sioux Medicine Man,
Lot # 316 - D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Chief Gaul and Sioux Medicine Man,
lot of 2; includes one of Chief Gaul with Barry's Bismarck, D.T. imprint below image and on verso; AND Sioux Medicine Man, with pasted label and Barry's West Superior imprint below image. > Item Details
ID'd 124th OVI Two Part Pinback,
Lot # 187 - ID'd 124th OVI Two Part Pinback,
stamped nickel with blue silk ribbon, pinback with JMB and medallion with Company/B/124.Ohio/Infantry, 3" long. John M. Bowman enlisted in Co. B, 124th OVI on Nov. 12, 1862. The 124th OVI saw its first major engagement at Thompson's station, Ky. in 1862, and later actions include Chickamauga. In the... > Item Details
Montana Prison Made Western Horse Hair Bridle,
Lot # 400 - Montana Prison Made Western Horse Hair Bridle,
made by prisoners at C.C.A. (Crossroads Correctional Facility of America) in Shelby, Montana, a wonderful polychrome bridle with Native American motifs and braided leather reins, 31" long. Reins, bridle webbing, brow and nose pieces are all detachable. Made for oversized animal. > Item Details
Ten Books on Western Outlaws,
Lot # 1744 - Ten Books on Western Outlaws,
including Hardin, John Wesley. The Life of John Wesley Hardin, From the Original Manuscript, As Written By Himself. Seguin (TX): Smith and Moore, 1896. 12mo, light cardstock wraps, 144 pp. PLUS Churchill, E. Richard. They Rode With Butch Cassidy: The McCartys. Gunnison (CO): B & B Printers and Litho... > Item Details
ROMAN HISTORY: <i>Lays of Ancient Rome</i>,
Lot # 1340 - ROMAN HISTORY: Lays of Ancient Rome,
Macaulay, Thomas Babington. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1847. Oversized 12mo, half calf, 210pp. A collection of ballads about heroic episodes in Roman history that became popular in Victorian times. Contains original and antique illustrations. > Item Details
Nick Eggenhofer <i>Wagons, Mules and Men</i> with Original Illustration,
Lot # 439 - Nick Eggenhofer Wagons, Mules and Men with Original Illustration,
New York (NY): Hastings House Publishers, 1961. 8vo, cloth boards, 184 pp. Includes original signed watercolor by author on FFEP, copy number 198 out of 215 special edition copies. A detailed, comprehensive volume on pack animals, wagons, carts, and stagecoaches used to transport people on the weste... > Item Details
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