Lot 1568    

CDV of Taxidermist,
2006, Spring Americana, May 10, 11 & 12
standing at a studio table covered with examples of his work, including an owl, squirrel, possum, several ducks and a songbird. A scarce occupational in this format. No imprint.

Condition:  
VG, with traces of mounting glue on verso.
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Fine Early Sixth Plate Daguerreotype by Bogardus,
Lot # 1476 - Fine Early Sixth Plate Daguerreotype by Bogardus,
a portrait of a young scholar, with blushing cheeks and gold ring, he leans his arm on a hefty tome with gold binding, housed in complete tooled leather case with pad stamped Bogardus, NY. Abraham Bogardus worked as a daguerreian in NY, 1852-1860. From 1868-1874 he served as the first president of t... > Item Details
Indian Wars Cartridge Box Belt and Bayonet,
Lot # 293 - Indian Wars Cartridge Box Belt and Bayonet,
lot of 4, as found with cast brass rectangular belt plate with U.S., attached to original brown leather belt, upon which are hung a Springfield trapdoor socket type bayonet with 18" blade marked U.S. on ricasso, total length 20.75" with original scabbard, unmarked with brass tip with acorn finial, t... > Item Details
Large Group of CSA & Other Paper Currency,
Lot # 1447 - Large Group of CSA & Other Paper Currency,
134 notes primarily CSA notes with many obsolete States notes, some duplicates, includes the following CSA notes many different issued including one $500, Richmond Feb.17, 1864; PLUS ten $100, Richmond Feb. 17, 1864, April 6, 1863, Dec. 2, 1862, July 28, 1862, July 25, 1861, Sept. 2, 1861, Sept. 11,... > Item Details
<i>Game of Boy Scouts</i> 1910 Board Game,
Lot # 986 - Game of Boy Scouts 1910 Board Game,
published by Milton Bradley Co., Springfield, Mass., chromolithographed card stock box lid with three young cowboys riding down a hill, box opens to reveal a chromolithographed board fitted to the interior of the box with portrait of Wm. Cody at top, box is 11" x 22" x 2" high and includes 5 turned ... > Item Details
CDV Leather Pocket Album of 26th Ohio Light Artillery,
Lot # 1331 - CDV Leather Pocket Album of 26th Ohio Light Artillery,
containing 12 ink-identified cartes of battery enlisted men with a lithograph of General Shields complied by an unknown member. The 26th Ohio Light Artillery had a lengthy but convoluted history having been originally organized as Company F, 32nd OVI in August 1861. Company F became a battery and r... > Item Details
M1860 Staff & Field Officer's Sword,
Lot # 171 - M1860 Staff & Field Officer's Sword,
post war, likely Indian Wars period with 28" double-edged blade; marked on left ricasso with crowned head (German), cast brass guard/quillon/knuckle bow with a soldier and sailor reaching above crest of crossed swords, laurel wreath and stars, spread-winged eagle surmount with two ribbon banners abo... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Pawnee Bill,
Lot # 946 - Cabinet Card of Pawnee Bill,
fine image of Bill in buckskin and quillwork jacket and gauntlets with imprint of Cressford, N.Y. > Item Details
Winchester Model 1873 Rifle,
Lot # 279 - Winchester Model 1873 Rifle,
.32 caliber, serial number 114952A, 25" octagonal barrel stamped Winchester FA Repeating Arms, New Haven, CT. Kings Improvement Patented March 29, 1866, October 16, 1850/ 32 Cal. Tang stamped Model 1873. Underside of gun stamped into brass square 32 Cal. > Item Details
<i>Narrative of the Travels & Adventures of Monsieur Violet,</i>
Lot # 1101 - Narrative of the Travels & Adventures of Monsieur Violet,
in California, Sonora, & Western Texas. Marryat, Capt., C.B. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1843, 3 vols. 12mo, half-lea. over green cloth boards, gilt spine, 312, 318, and 299pp, folding map in vol. I. Marryat was accused of lifting sections of this fictionalized journey from various ne... > Item Details
Grabill Photograph of Meat Ration Day at the Pine Ridge Agency,
Lot # 748 - Grabill Photograph of Meat Ration Day at the Pine Ridge Agency,
albumen print 9” x 6.5” on 9.75” x 6.75” mount with gold-beveled edges. Illegible caption in negative; imprint on mount, J.C.H. Grabill, Photographer, Deadwood and Sturgis, Dakota Ter.; imprint verso, Colorado, Wyoming and Dakota Views. Including Cattle Scenes in Wyoming and Dakota. For sale by J... > Item Details
WWII Japanese Samurai Sword with Scabbard,
Lot # 549 - WWII Japanese Samurai Sword with Scabbard,
with 25.75" long blade with Sugba type Hamon (heat treatment on blade edge); Nakago (tang) with single Nakago-ana (mounting hole) and signed on left side with painted script, grip is standard military type with silvered bronze Sarute (pommel) and Fuchi (ferrule), mat silvered bronze floral Menuki (c... > Item Details
Half Plate Ruby Ambrotype of 1st Lieutenant, 12th Infantry,
Lot # 1143 - Half Plate Ruby Ambrotype of 1st Lieutenant, 12th Infantry,
unidentified, early war portrait of stoic-looking young officer wearing “12” within embroidered bugle insignia on his feathered Hardee hat. The obligatory M1850 foot officer’s sword, sash and clean white gauntlets complete the uniform. > Item Details
<i>A Manual of Instructions for Enlisting and Discharging Soldiers</i>,
Lot # 1430 - A Manual of Instructions for Enlisting and Discharging Soldiers,
With Special Reference to the Medical Examination of Recruits, and the Detection of Disqualifying and Feigned Diseases. Bartholow, Roberts. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1864. 12mo, greenish-brown cloth with gilt front and spine, endpapers with publisher's ads, 276pp. Guess the Docs had all t... > Item Details
Fine Outdoor CDV of 13th Massachusetts Camp Scene,
Lot # 1248 - Fine Outdoor CDV of 13th Massachusetts Camp Scene,
with rare imprint of Crosby, Photographer, 13th Regiment Mass. Vol’rs on verso, possibly unpublished. Crosby is not listed in the Catalogue of Civil War Photographers by Witham and nothing is known about his work. This scene recorded a bevy of company grade officers loitering in close proximity to a... > Item Details
Texas Supreme Court Document Signed by Thomas Green,
Lot # 1401 - Texas Supreme Court Document Signed by Thomas Green,
future Confederate General killed in action. Gray paper, 1p. partially pre-printed writ headed “The State of Texas” with legal text inserted in ink, dated April 29, 1853, with embossed state seal, docketed on verso, “433 Stephens v. Hudson, et al.” Lower right corner bears the signature of “Thomas... > Item Details
Cabinet Cards of James J. Corbett and John L. Sullivan, Plus,
Lot # 1018 - Cabinet Cards of James J. Corbett and John L. Sullivan, Plus,
sepia toned images of the two legendary bare-knuckle fighters in bare chested boxing poses identified James J. Corbett and John L. Sullivan respectively; PLUS an unidentified boxer with fists raised, imprint of J.J. Stephenson, Ypsilanti, Mich.; AND an unidentified shot-putter with imprint of Rose, ... > Item Details
Remington New Model  Six Shot Army Revolver,
Lot # 109 - Remington New Model Six Shot Army Revolver,
.44 caliber, serial number 102082 6.5" octagonal barrel marked on top Patented Sep 14, 1858 E Remington and Sons Ilion, NY USA New Model. Inspector's letters on various parts of the gun and OWA stamped cartouche on bottom left of walnut grips. Complete with brass trigger guard and steel back strips.... > Item Details
LePage Double-Barrel Sporting Gun,
Lot # 450 - LePage Double-Barrel Sporting Gun,
30.5" double barrels stamped Philada. Intricate carving in the wrist of the gun of vines and leaf motifs. Tang, hammers, lockplates, heel of buttplate and trigger guard are all intricately carved with floral motifs. Lockplates stamped LePage with hunting dog and duck with traces of original gold fin... > Item Details
Don Drysdale Autographed Game-used Baseball from Sixth Consecutive Shutout,
Lot # 1010 - Don Drysdale Autographed Game-used Baseball from Sixth Consecutive Shutout,
standard Spalding Official National League (Warren Giles) ball bearing presentation inscription in blue ink To Don My Very Best Wishes Don Drysdale and in another hand in black ink is inscribed Shutout No. 6 June 4 1968. Ball is accompanied by a letter of authenticity explaining the acquisition of t... > Item Details
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