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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Allen & Wheelock Rifle,
Lot # 46 - Allen & Wheelock Rifle,
.41 caliber, 24" octagonal-to-round barrel stamped Allen & Wheelock Allen's Pat Sept 18, 1860. Left side of frame with rear sight and correlating gradient 1-10. > Item Details
Rare CDV of Civil War Nurse <i>Annie Bell</i> Tending to Wounded,
Lot # 1312 - Rare CDV of Civil War Nurse Annie Bell Tending to Wounded,
a published view by an anonymous Nashville photographer with “February 1864 Nashville” penciled on verso. Inked notation on album sleeve adds context, “Annie Bell/Taken for Sanitary Fair at Chicago.” Annie Bell was posed in the act of administering a liquid potion to a wounded or sick soldier as ... > Item Details
101 Ranch Wild West Half Sheet Poster: <i>The Champion Indian Girl Rifle Shot,</i>
Lot # 965 - 101 Ranch Wild West Half Sheet Poster: The Champion Indian Girl Rifle Shot,
with various vignetted scenes of a cowboy performer with boomerangs, Indian maiden and warrior shooting target balls both on horseback and with maiden shooting over shoulder using mirror. Printed by The Strobridge Litho Co. Cincinnati & N.Y., 1914. Archivally mounted on linen. > Item Details
Colt Model 1878 Revolver,
Lot # 245 - Colt Model 1878 Revolver,
44-40 caliber, serial number 11114, 6.75" barrel marked on top, Colt's PT F.A. MFG Co. Hartford CT. USA. Left side of barrel Colt Frontier Six Shooter acid etched in a panel. With black checkered composite grips and Colt logo. Trigger guard stamped 44 Cal. > Item Details
Second Model Maynard Breech Loading Carbine,
Lot # 99 - Second Model Maynard Breech Loading Carbine,
.50 caliber, serial number 2765, 20" barrel. Frame stamped Edward Maynard Patented May 27, 1851/Dec 6, 1859. With two inspector's cartouches on left wrist. Complete with side bar and saddle ring. > Item Details
Burnside Carbine,
Lot # 54 - Burnside Carbine,
.54 caliber, serial number 18123, 20" barrel stamped R/Cast Steel 1864. Breech stamped Burnside Patent Model of 1864. Lockplate stamped Burnside Rifle Co. Providence, R.I. Left wrist with two inspectors' cartouches. With sidebar and saddle ring. > Item Details
Naval History Inscribed and Signed by F.D. Roosevelt,
Lot # 1779 - Naval History Inscribed and Signed by F.D. Roosevelt,
Maclay, Edgar Stanton. A History of the United States Navy from 1775 to 1893. 1893, New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1894 with Technical Revision by Lieutenant Roy C. Smith, USN. 2 vols. (4 parts as bound). Custom 3/4 leather over marbled boards with marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Each volume b... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Ill Fated Exploring Yacht <i>Jeannette</i> & Officers,
Lot # 1603 - Cabinet Card of Ill Fated Exploring Yacht Jeannette & Officers,
composite image of engraving of the ship surrounded by portraits of 8 officers and crew, including Delong, the U.S.N. Commander, backmark of Burns & Co. N.Y. The Jeannette was built in 1861 at Pembroke Dockyard, England as the British gun ship Pandora. The Royal Navy sold her in 1875. She was purcha... > Item Details
Sixth PlateTintype of Confederate with Baby Frame Belt Plate,
Lot # 1180 - Sixth PlateTintype of Confederate with Baby Frame Belt Plate,
this sixth plate tintype is of an unidentified Confederate cavalryman. He wears a Baby Frame forked tongue belt and a holstered revolver, positioned for a cross-draw with the butt forward. His long hair, beard and checkered civilian-style vest worn over a lightweight shirt indicate to me that he i... > Item Details
Five 1890s Literary Posters by Lincoln, Barnes and Others,
Lot # 1037 - Five 1890s Literary Posters by Lincoln, Barnes and Others,
12.5" x 10.5" signed in the print bottom left margin Barnes. Rendered in blue, violet, yellow, green and red with image of Santa Claus holding a poster depicting three girls with their Christmas stockings hanging from the chimney. To Date Xmas. 12" x 9.5" poster rendered in orange and black with ima... > Item Details
14K Gold & Ivory Officer's Riding Crop from 115 U.S. Artillery,
Lot # 323 - 14K Gold & Ivory Officer's Riding Crop from 115 U.S. Artillery,
finial in marked 14K gold with crossed cannon above 115 and ivory surround, mounted on tapered rosewood shaft in original finish with braided leather strap at end, 27.4" long. > Item Details
Two Indian Territory Photographs by Irwin,
Lot # 788 - Two Indian Territory Photographs by Irwin,
both early silver gelatin photographs includes a beautiful portrait of a young Kiowa lady in buckskin dress, decorated with elk canine teeth, with Irwin Chickasha, I.T. imprint on original card stock, pencil inscription on rear Kiowa Annie, 5.25" x 7.5", AND portrait of infant in christening gown wi... > Item Details
Remington Zouave Rifle,
Lot # 107 - Remington Zouave Rifle,
.58 caliber, 33" barrel stamped 1863 and V/P. Left flat of barrel stamped Steel RKA. Lockplate stamped Remington's Ilion, NY/1863/L with US stamp and eagle. Heel of buttplate stamped US. Brass buttplate, patchbox, trigger guard, barrel bands and fore end cap. Trigger guard stamped C. Both the barrel... > Item Details
Four Karl Moon Photographs of Hopi Women at the Well,
Lot # 899 - Four Karl Moon Photographs of Hopi Women at the Well,
silver gelatin photographs, including, 8” x 10” [Woman At Spring]]” 8x10 in 16” x 20” mount; PLUS, 8” x 10” Hopi Mirror, in 16” x 20” mount; PLUS, 10” x 8” Two Hopi Women At Water Hole, in 20” x 16” mount; AND 10” x 8” Two Hopi Women at Spring, with pencil drawing of a man on a horse, verso, probab... > Item Details
38-Star Parade Flag,
Lot # 398 - 38-Star Parade Flag,
printed on glazed muslin. Stars are configured in a triple medallion or wreath pattern encircling an equal-sized central star with 2 corner stars flanking only the fly side of the canton. Colorado was admitted as our 38th state on August 1st, 1876. Some collectors believe that this "off balance" st... > Item Details
Set of Stereoviews of the Flood at Lock Haven, PA, 1894,
Lot # 1534 - Set of Stereoviews of the Flood at Lock Haven, PA, 1894,
lot of 32, all square mounted images on 3.5" x 7" yellow card stock with imprint of J.W.C. Floyd, Photographer/ 13 1/2 E. Main Street, Lock Haven, Pa., all with printed titles on reverse. Lock Haven, Pennsylvania is located along the Susquehanna River. Although this was not the worst flood the cit... > Item Details
Pair of Michigan CDVs--Armed Cavalryman & Wife,
Lot # 1224 - Pair of Michigan CDVs--Armed Cavalryman & Wife,
unidentified, both under 1920s-style mahogany veneer frame, matt and glass with period black & gold “Chase Studios/Picture Framing/Pontiac, Michigan” advertising sticker on verso. The trooper armed with saber wears a standard shell jacket and displays his Hardee hat with brass crossed sabers and “4... > Item Details
Scarce Grant Colfax Jugate Ferro,
Lot # 1687 - Scarce Grant Colfax Jugate Ferro,
brass surround with ferro image of Grant on obverse, flanked by 6 stars on each side, reverse with Colfax and same stars, holed at top, as made. > Item Details
Two German Ordnance Swords with Scabbards,
Lot # 550 - Two German Ordnance Swords with Scabbards,
includes a near mint, 28" chromed single-edged steel blade with 4/5-length fuller, 2" false edge and marked on right ricasso Carl Eickhorn, plain single-piece cast brass guard/quillon/knuckle bow, brass bird's head pommel with full backstrap and brass ferrule, black celluloid grip with braided brass... > Item Details
<i>Potts & Hunt</i> Percussion Rifled Musket,
Lot # 105 - Potts & Hunt Percussion Rifled Musket,
.58 caliber, 38" barrel stamped with 25 and British proof marks. Lockplate stamped Potts & Hunt London. Complete with two swivels and black leather sling. Brass buttplate, trigger guard and forend. Long range rear sight. > Item Details
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