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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South Carolina Secessionist Ribbon/ Cockade,
Lot # 166 - South Carolina Secessionist Ribbon/ Cockade,
2.5" x 8" with red silk, to which is attached a Palmetto tree made from cut and woven palmetto leaf and painted crossed flag, made of same, one in CSA Battle Flag style and the second, a South Carolina State flag, with period steel safety pin. > Item Details
Framed Photograph Group of Cincinnati Retail Store,
Lot # 1411 - Framed Photograph Group of Cincinnati Retail Store,
framed and matted, 11.75" x 41.5" with three silver gelatin prints, central print of the exterior of the factory with painted sign on front reading Best $2.00 Hats/On Earth/New York Shannon & Sokur Cincinnati/Factory Bethel, Conn. This is flanked by two slightly larger interior views of the store. > 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
Edward Curtis Orotone <i>Women of the Desert</i>, in Original Bat Wing Frame,
Lot # 368 - Edward Curtis Orotone Women of the Desert, in Original Bat Wing Frame,
fine image of two women on horseback, traditionally dressed and riding in desert landscape. In original arts and crafts bronzed gesso and wood batwing frame with backing of cut-up Curtis poster advertising Mr. Curtis's own Vivid Motion Picture, frame 19” x 16". > Item Details
Fragment of the Skin of the 1903 Wright Flyer, with Associated Archive,
Lot # 264 - Fragment of the Skin of the 1903 Wright Flyer, with Associated Archive,
lot of 50+, includes 1.75" square piece of fabric, mounted on printed cardstock from the estate of Orville Wright and presented to William Lewis, signed by Harold Miller and Ivonette Wright Miller, Co-Executor and niece of the Wright brothers. This card reads 1903 Wright "Kitty Hawk" Original Fabric... > Item Details
Autographed Jimmy Carter Book,
Lot # 1547 - Autographed Jimmy Carter Book,
entitled Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: Everything to Gain, Making the Most of the Rest of your Life, New York: Random House, 1987. 8vo with blue cloth and burgundy boards and illustrated dust jacket, 198pp. > Item Details
ALS of The Great American Pedestrian Edward Payson Weston, Plus,
Lot # 1473 - ALS of The Great American Pedestrian Edward Payson Weston, Plus,
lot of nine, including two different albumen cdvs of Weston, one with imprint of Christmas & Downing, Mansfield, Ohio and 2nd with C.D. Fredricks, N.Y. imprint; an engraved trade pamphlet with portrait of Weston on cover entitled Walking from Boston to Washington Between February 22d and March 4th, ... > Item Details
Veterans of the Texan Revolution Ribbons,
Lot # 64 - Veterans of the Texan Revolution Ribbons,
lot of 2, includes one 18th annual reunion ribbon dated 1891, 8.25" long; and one undated ribbon with bullion fringe, 9" long. > Item Details
1828 West Point Register For Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Joseph Johnston,
Lot # 1065 - 1828 West Point Register For Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Joseph Johnston,
full title being Register of the Officers and Cadets of the U.S. Military Academy. June, 1828., small 12mo in self wraps, 22pp, with Davis listed as No. 23 in first class, Lee listed as No. 2 in second class, Johnson as 17 in same class. > Item Details
Scarce 39 Star Double Medallion American Flag,
Lot # 237 - Scarce 39 Star Double Medallion American Flag,
43.25" x 85.5", all hand-sewn linen with canton pattern having larger central star surrounded by two rings of 14 and 20 smaller stars with four corner stars, on each face of canton, sleeve-type hoist. This flag was made with the assumption that the Dakotas were to enter the Union as a single state, ... > Item Details
42 Star Printed U.S. National Flag,
Lot # 1454 - 42 Star Printed U.S. National Flag,
30" x 44" printed cotton with canton sewn in by machine and fly in two pieces. Canton pattern has 6 staggered rows of 7 stars (42), with printed block in lower corner of canton at hoist reading Patent Applied For, with 5 rings sewn at hoist. > Item Details
Six Rhode Island Civil War Regimental Histories,
Lot # 1085 - Six Rhode Island Civil War Regimental Histories,
including the following titles: A Narrative of the Campaign of the First Rhode Island Regiment in the Spring and Summer of 1861, by Augustus Woodbury, 1862, Providence, Snow & Farnham, 12mo in black cloth boards, 260pp; The Second Rhode Island Regiment: A Narrative Of Military Operations In Which Th... > Item Details
CDV of CSA Colonel Lawrence Keitt,
Lot # 104 - CDV of CSA Colonel Lawrence Keitt,
uniformed half length portrait with blind stamp imprint of Bendann Bros. Baltimore.Lawrence Massillon Keitt was elected Colonel of 20th South Carolina Infantry and during the battle at Cold Harbor, the inexperienced Keitt led his brigade forward with the equally inexperienced 20th South Carolina in ... > Item Details
Fine Illustrated Lincoln/Johnson Sample Ballot,
Lot # 1534 - Fine Illustrated Lincoln/Johnson Sample Ballot,
4.5” x 8.5” in three color illustrated with crossed flags, drums, cannon, swords, stacked rifles and other martial motifs with spread winged eagle surmount, above text reading in part Montgomery County/Ohio Union/Presidential Ticket./(Election November8, 1864)/For President/Abraham Lincoln,/Of Illin... > Item Details
General Anthony Wayne 1796 Manuscript Letter,
Lot # 242 - General Anthony Wayne 1796 Manuscript Letter,
to Capt. James Taylor, May 28, 1796. Written from Philadelphia, and possibly a draft (the letter includes a number of corrections), Wayne orders Capt. Taylor to travel to Pittsburgh, gather a crew of flatboatmen, and head to Fort Massac, Ill. to deliver orders to the commandant, Capt. Pike. An old ... > Item Details
CDV of Frontiersman,
Lot # 1797 - CDV of Frontiersman,
anonymous image of a young frontiersman, dressed in buckskin, penciled note on rear reads Uncle Alex. > Item Details
[HISTORY] <i>First Settlers of Upper Georgia</i>,
Lot # 290 - [HISTORY] First Settlers of Upper Georgia,
Gilmer, George R. Sketches of Some of the First Settlers of Upper Georgia, of the Cherokees, and the Author. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1855. 8vo, half lea. with marbled endpapers, top edge gilt and gilt spine, 587pp plus 4pp ads in rear. The focus is on the families, many from Virginia and ... > Item Details
Underwood & Underwood Boxed Set of Wild Animals Stereoviews,
Lot # 1416 - Underwood & Underwood Boxed Set of Wild Animals Stereoviews,
lot of 54 in two book form half boxes, labeled Peru & Wild Animals, and including many from the Wild Animal set but also some of Cowboys and others from Yellowstone. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of an African American Gentleman,
Lot # 1669 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of an African American Gentleman,
a fine portrait of an anonymous well dressed 30 something gentleman, either a Freeman or a "House Slave", mounted in a black floral scroll Union case. > Item Details
Half Plate Tintype of Bearded Elderly Gentleman,
Lot # 1420 - Half Plate Tintype of Bearded Elderly Gentleman,
in a finely tailored suit, looking towards the view of the camera, with an ever so slight smile emerging out of his long wispy beard. > Item Details
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