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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Receipt from Mathew Bolton, Silversmith,
Lot # 1285 - Receipt from Mathew Bolton, Silversmith,
7.4" x 9.25" single laid paper letter sheet, with L.V.Gerrevink, watermark with Tudor Rose, reading Soho near Birmingham June 1st 1771 / Sirs / I was facd with yours of 30th / May concerning J. Rocluchs drt. on me for one / [word obliterated by paper loss - probably "hundred"] pounds wch. I have acc... > Item Details
Chain Type Washington Inaugural Button
Lot # 21 - Chain Type Washington Inaugural Button
1.35" diameter (34.45mm) with initials of 13 original states each in the link of a chain, surrounding garter with Long Live The President surrounding GW. > Item Details
W.H.H. Allen ALS Describing Events At Close of Civil War, 1865,
Lot # 1034 - W.H.H. Allen ALS Describing Events At Close of Civil War, 1865,
9.5" x 7" folded letter sheet dated March 30, 1865; the letter, addressed less than two weeks before the War ended, discusses events occurring in Washington along with other legal matters. The author, William Henry Harrison Allen, a Washington attorney, writes to his friend Mr. Colby: The President... > Item Details
Three Boudoir Photographs of Pueblo Dancers,
Lot # 1236 - Three Boudoir Photographs of Pueblo Dancers,
albumen; including two Indian Dance taken by J.L. Clinton, Colorado Springs, Colorado; one example richly toned with Santa Fe Route backmark and other with Pike's Peak Route backmark; and Harvest Dance, Acoma Pueblo taken by William Henry Cobb, with H.W. Wyman's Curiosity Store, Colorado backmark. > Item Details
Confederate Spy Manuscript Report to C.S.A. General Daniel Ruggles,
Lot # 141 - Confederate Spy Manuscript Report to C.S.A. General Daniel Ruggles,
Jackson [Miss.?], Sept. 15, 1862. 2pp. The summer of 1862 was a dire time for the Confederacy in the deep south. After the Battle of Shiloh, Confederate forces were driven south into Mississippi and were besieged by a determined union foe. In September, Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn ordered an unidenti... > Item Details
Two Benjamin Franklin Waite Silver Prints of Plains Indians,
Lot # 1228 - Two Benjamin Franklin Waite Silver Prints of Plains Indians,
both mounted on period card stock and titled in negative, including Albert Medicine Cheyenne, 4" x 5.5"; and Chief Bull Bear, 4.3" x 6.5", each signed and dated in negative below 1907. > Item Details
Autographed Photogravure of C.S.A. Officer, Journalist, and Congressman Henry Watterson,
Lot # 1027 - Autographed Photogravure of C.S.A. Officer, Journalist, and Congressman Henry Watterson,
4.75" x 7.4", mounted on period card stock (7" x 10.75"), signed and dated on mount Sincerely Henry Watterson May 31st 1910. Henry Watterson (1840–1921) was a United States journalist who founded the Louisville Courier-Journal, served part of one term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Watterson ... > Item Details
Zimmerman Stereoview of Little Crow's Scalp,
Lot # 1212 - Zimmerman Stereoview of Little Crow's Scalp,
regular-sized cream mount, with imprint of Charles Zimmerman of St. Paul. Little Crow, the Mdewakanton Sioux chief, was the recognized leader of the Minnesota massacre of 1862. Following the massacre, Little Crow and some of his followers fled westward. Returning to Minnesota on a horse stealing ex... > Item Details
E.C. Kellogg Hand-Colored Lithograph of Franklin Pierce,
Lot # 1136 - E.C. Kellogg Hand-Colored Lithograph of Franklin Pierce,
10" x 14" entitled Gen. Franklin Pierce. President of the United States, in mahogany veneered frame, 12" x 16". > Item Details
Gem Albumen of Lincoln in CDV Mount,
Lot # 1520 - Gem Albumen of Lincoln in CDV Mount,
gem size in paper cdv mount with embossed star surround. > Item Details
Civil War CDV of African American <i>Contraband</i>,
Lot # 46 - Civil War CDV of African American Contraband,
with inked manuscript title on recto Opeloussas and Uncle Tom and spurious title in pencil on verso Slave boys Savanna 1863. This is one of a series of images taken by McPherson and Oliver in Louisiana after the fall of Port Hudson. > Item Details
CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 464 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
as Major General with Gen. Custer Cav penciled below image. Illustrated in Katz' Custer in Photographs [K-71], dated May 1865, by John Goldin & Co. Verso includes John Goldin & Co. backmark. > Item Details
Albumen Group Portrait of Two Zouaves & Ladies,
Lot # 129 - Albumen Group Portrait of Two Zouaves & Ladies,
6 3/8” x 8 ¾” on slightly larger board, unidentified without photographer’s imprint or notations. Details of the uniform replete with ball buttons suggest that the two privates belong to an unknown immediate post-war New York National Guard or Philadelphia Zouave unit c.1865-70, rather than one of t... > Item Details
A Lemon Picked From a Tree Planted By George Washington,
Lot # 265 - A Lemon Picked From a Tree Planted By George Washington,
housed with a leaf in a mold-blown bottle, 6.5" high, with a partially covered name in relief on glass, EQUERU. Bottle covered by layers of cotton and linen, includes a manuscript label on the bottle that states Lemon from a tree planted by George Washington and picked by his old gardener at Mt. Ver... > Item Details
Group of Indian War Era Soldiers Photographs, Plus,
Lot # 1196 - Group of Indian War Era Soldiers Photographs, Plus,
lot of 5, includes an anonymous cabinet card of two militia or fraternal officers with swords on steps of brick building; a cabinet card sized silver print photo of two Indiana 34th militia officers with swords on larger card stock mount with imprint of Meade; cdv of a German officers with M1860 sw... > Item Details
Three Stereoviews of Camp Life From <i>The War For The Union</i>,
Lot # 117 - Three Stereoviews of Camp Life From The War For The Union,
all published by Anthony from his series of “War Views” with pre-printed descriptive text on verso. Camp Life—Warrior’s Rest, No. 1499 and 13th NY Artillery, Winter Quarters, before Petersburg, No. 2495 are later war versions on yellow mounts while Camp Life—Stirring The Pot, No. 1502 is post-war o... > Item Details
Large Anonymous Western Landscape Photograph,
Lot # 1789 - Large Anonymous Western Landscape Photograph,
9.75" x 13.2", mounted on slightly larger cardstock, 11" x 14". Circa 1880s. A steep, forested valley. > Item Details
1821-24 <i>Cummings & Hilliard No. 1 Cornhill Boston</i> World Atlas,
Lot # 1492 - 1821-24 Cummings & Hilliard No. 1 Cornhill Boston World Atlas,
4to in marbled laid paper wraps, with 8 full-page and 2 double-page hand-colored maps including double-page world showing each hemisphere; North America, partial North American; map showing Texas as part of Mexico, Arkansas Territory, Part of Louisiana or Missouri Territory, North West Territory, an... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Apache Warrior,
Lot # 1209 - Cabinet Card of Apache Warrior,
photographer unknown. The subject is posed holding a Winchester rifle. > Item Details
1860 Campaign Biography of Lincoln,
Lot # 1523 - 1860 Campaign Biography of Lincoln,
Barrett, J.H. Barrett's Authentic Edition. Life of Abraham Lincoln, (of Illinois) with a Condensed View of His Most Important Speeches; Also a Sketch of the Life of Hannibal Hamlin (of Maine.) Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co., 1860, large 12mo in embossed black cloth boards, 216pp with fronti... > Item Details
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