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Civil War Tintypes of Soldiers Armed with Bowie Knives, Swords, and Revolvers
Lot # 109 - Civil War Tintypes of Soldiers Armed with Bowie Knives, Swords, and Revolvers
Lot of 3, including a sixth plate tintype of an infantryman proudly displaying a Bowie knife; a sixth plate tintype of a soldier seated with a large revolver on the table beside him; and a ninth plate tintype of man with a sabre on his belt and wearing a patriotic cockade.  Sixth plates housed in pressed-paper cases, ninth plate in a Union case featuring a bird bath. 
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Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers, Illustrated Broadside, <i>A Call to Action! To All Those Who Work</i>
Lot # 361 - Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers, Illustrated Broadside, A Call to Action! To All Those Who Work
8 x 12 in. illustrated broadside/circular from the National Committee of Correspondence and Action of the Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers, Chicago, IL, ca 1933, appealing to farmers, laborers, and "all those who work" to "Agitate! Educate! Organize!" for "Comfort, Security, and Happiness for All."  Verso with the "New Declaration of Independence" at the Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers held at Washington, May 7, 1933.
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<i>Hampden</i> and <i>Valdez</i> Hunter Case Pocket Watches
Lot # - Hampden and Valdez Hunter Case Pocket Watches
Hampden hunter case pocket watch ca 1903. Hampden Diadem Canton, O movement number 1781069. Size 3, 15 jewel. Dueber Special triple signed case number 5567583. Roman numerals on white porcelain dial. Outer minute chapter ring. Blued spade hands and counter sunk sub seconds dial at 6 o'clock. Stem wind and lever set. Yellow, green and rose gold floral applications on front and reverse. "Ida" engraved on front, with a dove on reverse. Engraved edge. With fob chain.

Valdez hunter case pocket watch. Valdez movement number 2422738. 14k Dueber 33mm triple signed case number 6112974. Arabic numerals on white porcelain dial. Outer chapter minute ring and counter sunk sub second dial at 6 o'clock. Blued spade hands. Stem wind and set. "MC" engraving with scroll and floral etching on front, and scroll and floral etching with a butterfly on reverse.  Engraved edge. 
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Robert Mitchell Parlor Suite
Lot # 396 - Robert Mitchell Parlor Suite
American, late 19th-early 20th century. A Victorian five-piece parlor suite attributed to Robert Mitchell Furniture Co. (Cincinnati), of mixed woods, including a settee, two armchairs and two side chairs. The settee and one armchair with elaborately carved crests of griffins, and padded arms supported by arched arm supports. One armchair and one side chair each with floral and acanthus leaf carved crest and an arched and spindled back, and one side chair with a scroll back. All rising on fluted legs and with casters; settee ht. 37, lg. 64 in., largest armchair oah. 38 in.

This parlor suite is purported to have come from the estate of well-to-do tobacco farmer, John C. Walker (ca 1877-1950), from Lewis County, Kentucky. The consignor's great aunt was Walker's long-time housekeeper who inherited Walker's farm, house and its contents, including the parlor suite. The suite has been in the consignor's family since Walker's death. 

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Pair of Chinese Porcelain Plaques
Lot # 507 - Pair of Chinese Porcelain Plaques
Chinese, 20th century. Two porcelain plaques housed in wood frames depicting insects on trees with calligraphy; 9.5 x 13.5 in. (each, with frame).
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AIG and GIA Certified 4.30 Carat Natural Alexandrite and Diamond Ring
Lot # - AIG and GIA Certified 4.30 Carat Natural Alexandrite and Diamond Ring
AIG and GIA certified. 
14K white gold
1 oval modified mixed cut natural alexandrite measuring 11.03mm x 7.30mm x 6.70mm, exact weight 4.30 cts. Color change green/yellow to brown/yellow. 
82 round brilliant cut diamonds approx. wt. .82 cts. SI1-I1, G-I color.
American International Gemologists (AIG) appraisal number 019915113055. Gemological Institute of America (GIA) report number 6192388552.

Size 6.75
3.5 dwt.
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Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of a Double-Armed Union Soldier
Lot # 98 - Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of a Double-Armed Union Soldier
Quarter plate tintype of an unidentified Union soldier displaying an 1860 Colt Army revolver and cavalry sabre.  He stands in front of a military camp backdrop with the American flag draped in one corner.  housed in a floral/scroll Union case.
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Pair of Chinese Porcelain Painted Plaques
Lot # 510 - Pair of Chinese Porcelain Painted Plaques
Chinese, ca 1950s. A pair of framed painted porcelain plaques, each with a four-character Guangxu mark; 11.75 x 8.5 in. (sight). 


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Confederate Letter from Charles Hockenhull, Philips' GA Legion, Petersburg
Lot # 160 - Confederate Letter from Charles Hockenhull, Philips' GA Legion, Petersburg
Long letter, 2 pages 7.5 x 12 and 1 half sheet, 7.5 x 6.5 in. To his sister, Sarah Hockenhull, "Camp in Petersburg Va. July 6, 1864." He describes the situation: "The situation around Petersburg have not change for severl days onely som small accurunces Gen Grant has made is line shorter by drawing in is left flank is right rest near deep botom on The North side of the James river and extend within three miles of the Welbon rode this line extend over the country in front of Petersburg & then runing nearley parallel with the rode from Petersburg to Richmond A distance of 22 miles making Grants line A bout 27 miles long dureys bluff A fort on the James river & a very parabul(?) one & the James river his atracting Gen Grants Attention every one expected Grant to make A fight on the forth of July but from sum cous [cause] he ain not & well he ain not as our boys was expecting it & was redy this spring ...our men has suferd A grate deal but not as mutch as teh yankee armey our armeys have bin few food & our loss has bin very small wile the yankees loss has bin very grate as our men have acted on the aefensiv & have had brestworks most of the time The section of county that Grant occopyes now has very litle water 7 there has not bin A rane for sevrl weeks the enemy har sufering for water we have capturd som men hunting water. The continu to shell Petersburg The have damedge A good meny houses but very few sitizens have bin hurt most of the citizans have taken shelter from the shills in the woods in the sourin{??]ing country The wood is full of womon & childurn I was in town yesterday after som commossary stores & wile I was there a shell struck A house near me ware there was A famely [family] living it parting the famely but did not hurt them but tore her wardrobe all to pecus [pieces]." He describes other movements in the area, noting actions of Generals besides Grant and Lee - (his spelling retained) Cook, Averill, Banbridge, Willson, Kantz, Sherdan, Hamton, Hunter, Mcclauland, Brockenridge, Heth. He goes on to say that he has seen Father and he is well.

Charles H. Hockenhull enlisted in Co. C, Phillips' Legion, on June 11, 1861. He transferred to the 11th GA Infantry Jan. 19, 1864 as Capt. and ACS, and surrendered at Appomattox Court House. His brother, James, also in Co. C, Phillips' Legion, was killed at Knoxville in late Nov. 1863. Their father enlisted in a different unit.

A long account of the 1864 summer action at Petersburg.
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Sir Henry Rushbury (British, 1889-1968)
Lot # 34 - Sir Henry Rushbury (British, 1889-1968)
Horse Guard's Entrance
original drypoint
singed l.r. and l.l.
framed
20th century
10.75 x 8.5 in. (print size)
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Antique Carved Floral Brooch PLUS
Lot # - Antique Carved Floral Brooch PLUS
An antique brooch with a 18mm x 15mm oval carved floral cameo in a gold tone frame PLUS a free form gold tone floral brooch featuring five baroque pearls and four 2mm round green gemstones. 27mm in diameter with chatelaine hook on reverse. 
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