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 Image of White Chief by Prettyman,
Lot # 786 - Fine Image of White Chief by Prettyman,
silver gelatin image mounted on dark green cardstock with Prettyman's Blackwell, O.T. imprint. A fine studio portrait of "Eagle Chief," a Pawnee leader holding an eagle wing fan and sporting an incredible breech cloth beaded with horse's heads and bear's paws. > Item Details
Enrico Caruso Autographed Celebratory Place Mat,
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photogravure mat with Caruso in many of his most famous roles entitled Dinner to Enrico Caruso By The Lotos Club New York February 5th, 1916 with menu for meal printed on drum head, boldly signed in pencil Enrico Caruso and with six other autographs including John Elderkin, Frank R. Lawrence, Wilton... > Item Details
CDV Album with Early Washington, PA, Baseball Team,
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album has an albumen team image, ca 1870 with 9 players wearing bib front uniforms with large letter W on it, player in center front is holding a ball, front left player has a bat and pennant with letter W and an unknown additional letter or symbol and two player front right are also holding bats, o... > Item Details
Lot of Five L.M. Prince & Other Mechanical Magic Lantern Slides,
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Cabinet Card by Charles M. Bell of Semeo,
Lot # 620 - Cabinet Card by Charles M. Bell of Semeo,
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Fine Full Stock Kentucky Rifle,
Lot # 341 - Fine Full Stock Kentucky Rifle,
.40 caliber, 41.5" octagonal barrel, with faint unreadable flourished initials. Lockplate with faint stamp Leman(?) Lancaster, PA. Stocked in curly maple, with intricate brass "National Road" style patchbox with engraved tree and various decorative cut-outs, and 20 coin silver inlays. The cheek pie... > Item Details
Cartridge Belt,
Lot # 296 - Cartridge Belt,
brown khaki webbed cotton cartridge belt with 45 slots with 45 rounds for a 45-70 Springfield Rifle. With brass US buckle. > Item Details
WWII U.S. Naval Silver Plated Tea Service,
Lot # 547 - WWII U.S. Naval Silver Plated Tea Service,
two pitchers, a cream and a water with gadrooned borders, 5.75" & 9.5" high, both marked R. Wallace Silver Soldered, with water having engraved anchor over U.S.N., PLUS a nearly identical patterned teapot and lidded sugar bowl, both marked Reed & Barton Silver Soldered, with the pot having the same ... > Item Details
Two CDVs of Lieutenant Generals Richard Ewell and A.P. Hill, CSA,
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Women's Suffrage & Other Women's Issue Items,
Lot # 1743 - Women's Suffrage & Other Women's Issue Items,
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D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Lieut. James Calhoun,
Lot # 727 - D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Lieut. James Calhoun,
fine albumen image of Calhoun in dress blues with Barry West Superior imprint. Lieut. James Calhoun was killed at the Battle of the Little Big Horn with the rest of Custer's men. > Item Details
California Gold Mining Ambrotype,
Lot # 836 - California Gold Mining Ambrotype,
anonymous quarter plate showing an early hydraulic mining operation with elaborate sluicing set up, one miner near center right operating low pressure hose, mounted in floral embossed paper covered wood case. > Item Details
Alexander Gardner Imperial Albumen Photograph of  a Treaty Delegation,
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Revolutionary War Carved Powder Horn,
Lot # 12 - Revolutionary War Carved Powder Horn,
dated 177_. Engraved with three royal coats of arms plus large floral vine. Image of a city with ships in the bay with forest on the left side. Complete with engrailed edge. Overall length 15" and 3" butt. (Pictured on p. 200 in Johnston, James R. Accouterments I. Golden Age Arms Co., c.1990.) > Item Details
Large CDV Album  of the 45th New York with Many Generals,
Lot # 1333 - Large CDV Album of the 45th New York with Many Generals,
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Corporal B. F. Batcheler, 26th Michigan Spotsylvania Campaign Letter & Hand-Draw
Lot # 1373 - Corporal B. F. Batcheler, 26th Michigan Spotsylvania Campaign Letter & Hand-Draw
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C.R. Savage Photograph of a Stamping Mill in Utah, Probably Park City,
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M1852 Navy Officer's Sword,
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Brass Barrel English <i>Waters & Co.</i> Flintlock Blunderbuss,
Lot # 445 - Brass Barrel English Waters & Co. Flintlock Blunderbuss,
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Large Wm. Howard Taft 1912 <i>Welcome</i> Banner,
Lot # 1715 - Large Wm. Howard Taft 1912 Welcome Banner,
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