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Cased Allen & Thurber Percussion Pepperbox
Lot # 145 - Cased Allen & Thurber Percussion Pepperbox
.31 caliber,  5" fluted barrel. Six-shot, walnut grips, cap tin, bullet mold, loading tool. Marked on hammer Allen's patent 1845. Housed in a wonderful rosewood case.
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Acoma Painted Pottery Buttons
Lot # 113 - Acoma Painted Pottery Buttons
lot of 6.  Each with an irregular shape and with either pictograph designs or geometric designs. Cotton bias tape ties inserted in four buttons, widths approximately 1.5 in.
mid 20th century  
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<i>President Lincoln at Battlefield of Antietam</i>, Photograph by Alexander Gardner, Descended in the Family of Gen. Fitz John Porter
Lot # - President Lincoln at Battlefield of Antietam, Photograph by Alexander Gardner, Descended in the Family of Gen. Fitz John Porter
Fine albumen photograph, 7 x 9 in., on 13 x 14 in. cream-colored mount featuring the printed title, The President, General McClellan and Suite/ On the Battle-field of Antietam. / October 3, 1862. Credited to Alexander Gardner, photographer, and Mathew Brady, publisher. Dated 1862. With General Fitz-John Porter's Head Quarters. 5th Army Corps penciled below printed title, and ten of the officers identified in pencil below the photograph. 

An iconic view of the President visiting General McClellan and staff shortly after the bloody battle at Antietam, the second of two famous group shots photographed by Alexander Gardner on October 3, 1862. This view was taken at General Fitz-John Porter’s nearby headquarters following Lincoln’s review of 5th Corps troops and included (from left): Col. Delos B. Sackett, Capt. Geo. Monteith, Lt. Col. Nelson B. Sweitzer, Gen. Geo. W. Morell, Col. Alexander S. Webb, Gen. McClellan, Scout Adams, Dr. Jonathan Letterman, unidentified officer, President Lincoln, Col. Henry J. Hunt, Gen. Fitz-John Porter, unidentified officer, Col. Frederick T. Locke, Gen. Andrew A. Humphreys, and an unknown Capt. Geo. A. Custer. The photograph was published after the war as Plate No. 23 in Gardner’s large format Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Gardner refers to a wartime duplicate of this shot available only as a gallery card as catalog No. 606.
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Whitney-Kennedy Lever-Action Carbine Presented to E.E. Stubbs
Lot # 470 - Whitney-Kennedy Lever-Action Carbine Presented to E.E. Stubbs
Important factory engraved Presentation Deluxe Whitney-Kennedy lever action rifle, previously the property of Captain Elmer E. Stubbs, early champion rifle shot and celebrated Rocky Mountain Scout, Indian Trader, Guide and Hunter.

.44 caliber, 24” octagonal barrel, S/N I 577. Double set triggers (working at time of description). Wood stocks. Factory scroll engraving on the receiver surrounding an inscribed panel on the left side “Capt. E. E. Stubbs, Champion Rifle wing shot of the World.” Inscribed panel on the right side “Whitney Arms Co., New Haven, Conn.” and “WHITNEYVILLE ARMORY, CT. U.S.A.” on the top flat of the barrel with a stylized “S” engraved on the center of the dust cover. The breech end of the barrel, lever and fore end cap are also factory scroll engraved.

“Captain” Elmer E. Stubbs was a nationally-known championship marksman who ranked among the likes of “Doc” Carver, “Captain” A. H. Bogardus, William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody and Annie Oakley. He exhibited his shooting prowess across the country at Wild West Shows, Circuses, County Fairs and related shooting exhibitions. Stubbs was supplied with several deluxe rifles by the Whitney Arms Co. who also utilized the Captain’s fame in their marketing advertisements.

An opportunity to acquire a beautifully engraved and inscribed Champion shooter’s gun accompanied by a three-ring binder containing considerable further information on Stubbs including copies of period newspaper articles citing some of his competitions and associations. Previously in the famed collection of Gaines de Graffenried and pictured on page 95 in Roger N. Conger’s book, Texas Collector: Gaines de Graffenried, with other Stubbs rifles and associated narrative on de Graffenried’s quest for putting together five of Captain Stubbs’ firearms (pages 93-96).
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Gerard Curtis Delano (American, 1890-1972) Oil on Canvas
Lot # 216 - Gerard Curtis Delano (American, 1890-1972) Oil on Canvas
oil on canvas
signed lower right, inscribed on verso
(sight) 30 x 22.25 in.

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Eunice Navasie, Fawn (Hopi, 1920-1992) Pottery Bowl and Vase
Lot # 123 - Eunice Navasie, Fawn (Hopi, 1920-1992) Pottery Bowl and Vase
lot of 2, includes a vase with a wide body which quickly restricts to form an attenuated neck with flared rim; shoulder painted with traditional geometric designs; signed on base, height 4 in. x diameter 5 in.; PLUS an bowl with sloped sides and flat shoulder; painted with a four directional eagle tail motif; signed on base, height 3 in. x diameter 6 in.
third quarter 20th century
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Manhattan Navy Revolver with B. Kittredge Mark
Lot # 186 - Manhattan Navy Revolver with B. Kittredge Mark
.36 caliber, 4" barrel, S/N 45501. Fourth series. With two-line barrel address Manhattan Firearms Co. Newark NJ, Patented March 8, 1864. Cylinder with Dec. 27 1859 patent date. Left flat of barrel with B. Kitteredge & Co. Cin. O. mark. Matching serial numbers on all visible parts. Cylinder with five engraved battle scenes. Blue finish, walnut grips.
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Navajo <i>Yei</i> Weaving / Rug
Lot # 394 - Navajo Yei Weaving / Rug
hand-spun wool woven using colors of cream, gray, brown, blue, turquoise, orange, and red; with four Yei figures holding bows and arrows, and a single quiver located in upper right corner; figures surrounded by a Rainbow Guardian, 82 x 47.5 in.
ca 1940
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Sioux Beaded Hide Arm Bands, Bone Hairpipe Choker, and Loom-beaded Strip
Lot # 247 - Sioux Beaded Hide Arm Bands, Bone Hairpipe Choker, and Loom-beaded Strip
lot of 3, includes a pair of arm bands beaded in colors of dark blue, orange, green, white, and red; fringe hangs from side seams, length 6 in.; PLUS a bone hairpipe choker composed with brass beads and leather spacers; central abalone and cowry shells medallion; length 16.5 in.; AND a loom-beaded strip finished with hide, length 22.25 in.
second quarter - mid-20th century
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