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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Geo. B. Ayers Platinum Photograph of Lincoln,
Lot # 1659 - Geo. B. Ayers Platinum Photograph of Lincoln,
a platinum photograph printed by George Ayers of Philadelphia, Ca 1890, from the original negative taken by Alexander Hesler, (O-26) taken Springfield, Ill., on June 3rd 1860, 7.5" x 9.5", matted and framed, 13.5" x 16.25". Backing has original partially printed label No. 7135/From Frederick Keppel ... > Item Details
Harrison Cole's 50th Indiana Vol. Infantry Escutcheon,
Lot # 1468 - Harrison Cole's 50th Indiana Vol. Infantry Escutcheon,
chromolithographed partially printed escutcheon with tipped in uniformed portrait of a Union soldier, from 50th Indiana Vol. Regiment with colorful portraits of politicians and officers and vignettes of battle scenes with date of death recorded at bottom Oct. 10, 1910, 21" x 27" in original frame, 2... > Item Details
Underwood & Underwood India Book Boxed Set of Stereoviews with Guide Book,
Lot # 1552 - Underwood & Underwood India Book Boxed Set of Stereoviews with Guide Book,
numbered 1-100 all arched top views on 3.5" x 7" curved stock in book from box with small 12mo volume entitled India Through The Stereoscope, 383pp with ads in back in brown buckram boards with map sleeve on back board containing folding map. > Item Details
Gold Nugget Men's Ring,
Lot # 843 - Gold Nugget Men's Ring,
no maker's mark, ca 18k or higher, .21ozt (6.5g), composed of numerous small nuggets annealed to a band, size is ca 8. > Item Details
Carved  War of 1812 <i>Boston Hussars</i> Powder Horn,
Lot # 22 - Carved War of 1812 Boston Hussars Powder Horn,
inscription reads This horn belon[ged] to Ezra Keeler Boston Hussars in the year 1812 The City of Boston. Pair of cannons flanking the depiction of the town which consists of numerous homes and churches. Complete with wood plug in the spout. Overall length 9.5". The Boston Hussars were organized Oct... > Item Details
CDV of Capt. James Porter, 34th PA., 5th Reserves,
Lot # 1269 - CDV of Capt. James Porter, 34th PA., 5th Reserves,
by Addis, Washington with applied ink signature on recto. Porter enlisted as a sergeant in Company I. in June 1861 and mustered out as captain in June 1864. At Gettysburg, the Pennsylvania Reserves composed two brigades in Crawford's division of the 5th Corps. In the gathering dusk of July 2 the R... > Item Details
Enfield Civil War Rifle,
Lot # 66 - Enfield Civil War Rifle,
.60 caliber, 33" barrel stamped 25/25 with British proof marks. Lockplate stamped 1862 Tower with royal crown. Buttplate stamped 18. Brass buttplate, trigger guard and forend. Complete with two swivels and black leather sling. > Item Details
Scarce Carrie Nation Lapel Pin,
Lot # 1747 - Scarce Carrie Nation Lapel Pin,
cast gilt brass with MOP blade set with paste ruby, and Carry Nation cast on handle, 2" long. > Item Details
<i>Proposal for a Charter to Build a Railroad from Lake Michigan to the Pacific Ocean</i>, 1847,
Lot # 1119 - Proposal for a Charter to Build a Railroad from Lake Michigan to the Pacific Ocean, 1847,
Carver, Dr. Hartwell. Washington: J. and G.S. Gideon. 8vo, recently rebound in marbled paper boards with leather spine, 38pp. Carver claims to be the first to propose a railroad through the Rocky mountains, thereby providing a route from the eastern shipping centers to the west coast, and thereby to... > Item Details
Pair of Sharps Pepperbox Pistols,
Lot # 122 - Pair of Sharps Pepperbox Pistols,
both pistols with 2.5" barrels, brass frames. First pistol engraved and stamped on left side G.E. Partridge/ C. Sharps Patent 1859. Right frame stamped C. Sharp's & Co. Philad, PA. Composite grips with floral scrollwork and underside serial number 4/9837. Second pistol with serial number 2169 and st... > Item Details
Daguerreian Broadside,
Lot # 1504 - Daguerreian Broadside,
single-sided, printed on 10" x 12" sheet entitled Splendid Daguerreotype Miniatures, Taken In Every Style By E.S. Hayden with further text below and elaborate geometric border, printed by American Office Print Waterbury, Ct.. The printed broadside has blank spaces where his address was to be written... > Item Details
Tinted Civil War Photographs of <i>Hospital No. 1</i> and <i>Point Lookout, Chat
Lot # 1319 - Tinted Civil War Photographs of Hospital No. 1 and Point Lookout, Chat
both roughly 6” by 8.5” mounted on board and trimmed to fit the album sleeve. The imposing brick three-story Hospital No. 1 with blue tinted sky has a penciled notation on verso reading, “U.S. General Hospital No. 1 Nashville May 1864.” A number of soldier-convalescents loiter in the foreground with... > Item Details
Home-Made Percussion Conversion  Single Shot Pistol,
Lot # 147 - Home-Made Percussion Conversion Single Shot Pistol,
.58 caliber, 8.75" octagonal barrel. Lockplate stamped Warranted with engraved details. Barrel bore was created off-center. > Item Details
Two Sixth Plate Tintypes of American Indians,
Lot # 768 - Two Sixth Plate Tintypes of American Indians,
includes a seated portrait of a middle-aged woman in western-style dress with blanket over shoulder, and portrait of young teenaged boy in western dress, likely the son of the woman, both mounted in a scarce black Union case, double sixth plate with girl holding basket of flowers. > Item Details
Boxed H. C. White Stereoscope
Lot # 1563 - Boxed H. C. White Stereoscope
aluminum with bright cut scroll work decoration with folding mahogany handle, marked The Perfecscope, 7" x 12.5" long in original black oilcloth covered heavy card stock lidded box with velvet lining and original H.C. White printed paper label, and leather strap handle, 13" x 7.5" x 5" high. > Item Details
34-Star American National Flag
Lot # 377 - 34-Star American National Flag
34 clamp-dyed stars are configured in straight rows with first star absent giving a notched pattern. Canton and stripes are printed on a linen blend fabric. Adding to the folk art quality is the color bleeding into the arms of the stars. Inked initials below canton. Currently mounted on board. Kansa... > Item Details
Early  1834 <i>Atlas of Ancient Geography</i>,
Lot # 1131 - Early 1834 Atlas of Ancient Geography,
Butler, Samuel. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1834. Small 8vo, marbled boards with leather spine. 20 hand-outlined two-page maps, one black & white map, and 32pp index, each page with 4 columns of landmarks with latitude, longitude and plate number. > Item Details
Southwestern Ruins by Roland Reed,
Lot # 902 - Southwestern Ruins by Roland Reed,
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Lindsay Two Shot Musket,
Lot # 84 - Lindsay Two Shot Musket,
.58 caliber, 38" barrel stamped Lindsay with faded patent date. Complete with double hammer and with US stamped on heel of buttplate. > Item Details
Centennial & 1933 Worlds Fair Printed Cotton Parade Flags,
Lot # 418 - Centennial & 1933 Worlds Fair Printed Cotton Parade Flags,
lot of 2, includes a beautiful polychrome printed flag from the U.S. Centennial Expo in Philadelphia, 1876 with center having a spread-winged eagle atop the Liberty Bell with flags from many nations crossed in background with 13 red 5-pointed star surround on white ground blue border with 37 stars, ... > Item Details
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