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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<i>George Holmes</i>  Patchbox Half-Stock Percussion Rifle,
Lot # 336 - George Holmes Patchbox Half-Stock Percussion Rifle,
.40 caliber, 29.5" octagonal barrel stamped Geo L. Holmes, Lockport, NY. Engraved lockplate stamped Atkinson Warranted. German silver patchbox, buttplate, trigger guard, and forend cap. Patchbox is an image of a patriotic eagle and shield. > Item Details
Seaman's Folk Art Carved Horn dated <i>1822</i>,
Lot # 23 - Seaman's Folk Art Carved Horn dated 1822,
ID'd WB with engravings of a tiger, a cat, a ship, a fish, stylized sun, heart, and a gentleman smoking a pipe. Total length 9". > Item Details
*  Walther Model PP with Holster,
Lot # 522 - * Walther Model PP with Holster,
.30 caliber, serial number 115505P, 6" barrel with left side stamped Walther Waffenfabrik Walther Zella Mehlis (Thur) Walther's Patent Cal. 7.65mm Mod PP. Composite wood grips with Walther logo. > Item Details
Artillery Priming Powder Horn,
Lot # 5 - Artillery Priming Powder Horn,
13" horn with brass furniture and brass buckle and swivel attached near tip of horn. Base of horn with brass swivel and wood pin which screws into the base. Tip of horn with brass clamp. > Item Details
W. H. Jackson Photograph of Hydraulic Mining Near Virginia City, Montana
Lot # 653 - W. H. Jackson Photograph of Hydraulic Mining Near Virginia City, Montana
on albumen printing out paper, circa 1890, printed from the original negative, 6.5" x 8.25", archivally matted, 14" x 17". > Item Details
Outstanding Wartime Officer's Uniform of 1st Lt. B.F. Batcheler, 28th U.S.C.T.,
Lot # 218 - Outstanding Wartime Officer's Uniform of 1st Lt. B.F. Batcheler, 28th U.S.C.T.,
virtually unprecedented in terms of completeness and condition. There are seven quality pieces in total comprising kepi with insignia, regulation single-breasted frock coat, blue military vest, officer’s trousers, red sash, full belt rig and plate, and document. Following his recovery from a wound ... > Item Details
Ambrotype and CDV of 37th O.V.I. Private and Captain,
Lot # 1168 - Ambrotype and CDV of 37th O.V.I. Private and Captain,
the unmarked cdv with ink caption beneath armed portrait clearly reading Lieut. Henry Smith/37th Ohio, with an earlier sixth plate ambrotype of the same man uniformed as a private in state gray and full accouterments. Despite the clear identification no officer named Henry Smith is recorded on the ... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Kit Carson Copied From a Daguerreotype,
Lot # 814 - Cabinet Card of Kit Carson Copied From a Daguerreotype,
shoulder length portrait of a young Carson with imprint of Taber, San Francisco. > Item Details
Civil War Photograph of Gettysburg Church Interior,
Lot # 1356 - Civil War Photograph of Gettysburg Church Interior,
with red imprint of C.J. Tyson, Gettysburg, without notations, measuring 4" by 6.5" overall. A date of 1867 appears to the right of the pulpit while the meaning of the black crepe signifying mourning is unknown. Tyson had owned and sold, then reacquired the "Excelsior Galleries" in December 1866 run... > Item Details
Civil War CDV of U.S.S. <i>Choctaw</i>,
Lot # 1255 - Civil War CDV of U.S.S. Choctaw,
a side-wheel steamer built in 1853. She was purchased by the Army in 1862 and converted to an ironclad ram, then transferred to the Navy and commissioned as the St. Louis with Lt. Commander F.M. Ramsay commanding. From April 1863 she operated on the Mississippi and its tributaries. At Haynes Bluff,... > Item Details
M1850 Foot Officer's Civil War Sword,
Lot # 166 - M1850 Foot Officer's Civil War Sword,
with unmarked 29.75" single-edged steel blade with 12" false edge and 4/5-length fuller, single-piece cast brass quillon/guard/knuckle bow with scrolled quillon, open floral guard and reeded bow with slot for sword knot, cast brass stepped oval pommel with 1/4 backstrap with laurel wreath, brown oil... > Item Details
South Asian Ivory Handled Knife with Sheath,
Lot # 469 - South Asian Ivory Handled Knife with Sheath,
Indian subcontinent, possibly Kanjarli, with 5" double-edged watered steel S-curved blade with cast and watered steel guard/knuckle bow with mushroom form terminal on blade top and acorn finial at end of bow. Grip is of 4 pieces of ivory with hemispheric terminal, attached with 8 small steel pins, t... > Item Details
<i>J Baudle</i> Parlor Rifle,
Lot # 327 - J Baudle Parlor Rifle,
.60 caliber, 24" octagonal barrel stamped J. Baudle 260 Main Street Cin, O. Right flat stamped Pat Jul 25, 71. Underside of barrel stamped 1. German silver inlay of hunting dog on right butt. Wrist with beads and intricate lozenge pattern. Stock of forearm with scalloped edges and nose. Complete wit... > Item Details
Archive of Philadelphia Gun Manufacturer,
Lot # 45 - Archive of Philadelphia Gun Manufacturer,
lot of 12, including 7 manuscript letters from the 1840's. Includes a silver print of the original building used to manufacture the weapons, at Second and Walnut Streets, taken in the early 20th century, along with a photocopy of a photograph of the same building with sign above door reading John Kr... > Item Details
Two Churchill Hand-Tinted Photographs of Sioux Indians,
Lot # 752 - Two Churchill Hand-Tinted Photographs of Sioux Indians,
both silver gelatin, 3.25” x 4.75” on 5.5” x 6.5” mounts, circa 1900-1910. Includes a portrait of a woman wearing a beaded dress and full-length dentalium(?) shell necklace. Verso, rubber-stamped photographer’s credit, Frank G. Churchill, and ink caption, Nettie Lone Dog, Sioux Fort Peck Reservati... > Item Details
Boudoir Photograph of Kit Carson's Son and His Cabin,
Lot # 815 - Boudoir Photograph of Kit Carson's Son and His Cabin,
early silver gelatin photograph showing an old bearded gentleman standing in doorway of a shack holding a long rifle with his hound asleep in the yard, signed and titled in negative F.H. rile Photo/Kit Carson's Son's Rustic Canyon, near Santa Monica, Cal. > Item Details
Promotional Literature for Pawnee Bill's <i>Pony Club</i>,
Lot # 974 - Promotional Literature for Pawnee Bill's Pony Club,
lot of 6, includes two 8vo pamphlets in illustrated paper wraps including Life Story of Pawnee Bill, 32pp illustrated throughout, PLUS Pawnee Bill's Trading Post (Oldtown), Pawnee Oklahoma, wholesale catalog No. 5, 23pp, illustrated throughout, ca 1925, PLUS a Christmas card and cover from Pawnee Bi... > Item Details
A. Frank Randall Cabinet Card of Apache Scouts,
Lot # 757 - A. Frank Randall Cabinet Card of Apache Scouts,
one of whom is holding a rifle. Ink caption on mount, Nalta [?] & Brother, with pencil id. in modern hand, verso, Mescalero Apache Warriors by A. F. Randall, Willcox, A.T. 1884. It is likely they were scouts during the Apache War. > Item Details
Fine Display Wall Frame for Six Daguerreotypes,
Lot # 1502 - Fine Display Wall Frame for Six Daguerreotypes,
mahogany veneered frame containing 6 sixth plate portraits, length 12" x width 14". > Item Details
Gardner Civil War Photograph of <i>Interior of Breastworks On Round Top, Gettysburg</i>,
Lot # 1353 - Gardner Civil War Photograph of Interior of Breastworks On Round Top, Gettysburg,
a 7" x 9" photograph of the above title by A. Gardner from a negative. by T.H. O'Sullivan, mounted on larger card stock and matted. From Gardner's Incidents. Nice rich tones. > Item Details
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