Lot 88    

Wooden Handled Patch Knife Made From File,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
with 3.25" single edge blade with false edge, lead ferrule and single piece faceted hardwood grip, all with nice mellow patina, total length 6.75".

Provenance:  
Ex James and Carolyn Dresslar Collection


Condition:  
EXC.
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W.H. Jackson Stereoviews of Colorado Miners,
Lot # 939 - W.H. Jackson Stereoviews of Colorado Miners,
lot of 17 cabinet-sized views on his cream-colored Larimer Street stock. A fine series, including three showing his mules loaded, or in the process of being loaded, with his camera equipment; bird's-eye views of Black Hawk, Silver Plume, Idaho Springs, Central City and Georgetown; close view of bar... > Item Details
Tintype of Buckskin Clad Young Man with Carbine,
Lot # 957 - Tintype of Buckskin Clad Young Man with Carbine,
cdv-sized of hunter in buckskin jacket and pants with hat decorated with animal tails, wearing Indian moccasins and holding a Springfield trapdoor carbine. > Item Details
<i>Jonathan Patt's</i> Revolutionary War Soldier's Folk Art Powder Horn,
Lot # 47 - Jonathan Patt's Revolutionary War Soldier's Folk Art Powder Horn,
illustrated in Folk Art Of Early America, The Engraved Powder Horn by Jim Dresslar, Dresslar Publishing Co., Bargersville, Indiana, 1996, pages 114-115. With single line of text that reads Jonathan Patt 17, (note has not been cut down the carver never finished the date for unknown reason) with truly... > Item Details
L.A. Huffman (?) Photograph of Spotted Elk, Minniconjou Sioux,
Lot # 889 - L.A. Huffman (?) Photograph of Spotted Elk, Minniconjou Sioux,
albumen print ca. 5" x 7" in 14" x 18.5" mat, #d & id. in neg.; ms. verso, Spotted Elk, Minniconjou. Believed to be Big Foot, killed at Wounded Knee. S.J. Morrow negative, 1878. While the Big Foot killed at Wounded Knee was also known as Spotted Elk, it is open to question if this is the same perso... > Item Details
Three Wilder's Brigade Booklets,
Lot # 312 - Three Wilder's Brigade Booklets,
one signed by Wilder descendent, lot of 3. Includes an 8vo book in printed tan card stock wraps entitled Sou-Ven-Ir History of the Seventeenth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Mounted Infantry During the Civil War From 1861 to 1865 by Sergeant W.H.H. Benefit, Revised edition, n.p., n.c., 1914, 146 unnumbe... > Item Details
Three Cabinet Cards of Sitting Bull's Family and House,
Lot # 831 - Three Cabinet Cards of Sitting Bull's Family and House,
captioned on mounts with Barry imprint for West Superior, Wi. studio, repeated verso with portrait of Gall; early 1890s. Shown are two of Sitting Bull's wives, possibly Four Robes and Seen By The Nation (sisters), and two daughters outside log cabin at Grand River; another view of the cabin with wo... > Item Details
*  Colt Officer's Model 38 Target Revolver,
Lot # 571 - * Colt Officer's Model 38 Target Revolver,
38 caliber, serial number 609142. 6" barrel with heavy barrel target. In original brown one-piece cardboard box. > Item Details
Archive of U.S. Marshal in the Anthony Burns Fugitive Slave Case,
Lot # 1602 - Archive of U.S. Marshal in the Anthony Burns Fugitive Slave Case,
lot of 7 ALs written between 1850 and 1857, along with numerous earlier receipts. Perhaps no case epitomizes the conundrum wrought by the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 as that of Anthony Burns. These letters relate directly to that case.Burns was the property of Charles Suttle of Alexandria, Virginia, ... > Item Details
Large Albumen of Western Dude with His Bowie Knife,
Lot # 960 - Large Albumen of Western Dude with His Bowie Knife,
anonymous albumen, enlarged copy of a daguerreotype or ambrotype(?) portrait of a young 49er with broad brimmed hat, holding a respectable Bowie knife in left hand and blurry object in right, 5.6" x 8.4", mounted on period card stock, 7.75" x 9.75". > Item Details
Frank Fiske Portrait of No Heart, Sioux Medicine Man,
Lot # 898 - Frank Fiske Portrait of No Heart, Sioux Medicine Man,
3.75" x 5.5" with ms. copyright notice, on 7" x 11" mount; ca. 1906. Also known as Medicine Joe; ms. caption verso describes his method of healing. > Item Details
Plug Bayonet Captured During Civil War,
Lot # 94 - Plug Bayonet Captured During Civil War,
an 18th century American plug bayonet with 5.8" double edged tapered steel blade, oviod white metal guard with dark hardwood grip with .5" brass end cap and collar, total length 9.6". Sheath is maple in alligator cover/belt strap, reputed to have been taken from a Confederate prisoner during the Civ... > Item Details
Caucasus Ivory Mounted Flintlock Pistol,
Lot # 164 - Caucasus Ivory Mounted Flintlock Pistol,
with 11.75" round to fluted Damask steel barrel with Miquelet lock, 3 steel barrel bands, steel ball type trigger, ivory ball butt plate with lanyard ring and ivory end cap, wood stock covered in fine brown leather, total length 16.8". > Item Details
<i>James Dixon and Sons  Sheffield </i>Powder Flask,
Lot # 5 - James Dixon and Sons Sheffield Powder Flask,
spout, collar and top of flask are of ca. 800 German silver. Black leather covering complete with a silver shield. > Item Details
* M 1-D Springfield Garand Rifle,
Lot # 578 - * M 1-D Springfield Garand Rifle,
30-06 caliber, serial number 3240250 mounted with M1-D mount and the Model 84 scope. According to the Springfield Research Systems (SRS), this rifle falls within the serial number range of rifles issued to the USMC. The Marine Corps, in fact, developed these M1-Ds for snipers. > Item Details
Three Whitney CDV Portraits Related to Minnesota Sioux Uprising, PLUS,
Lot # 714 - Three Whitney CDV Portraits Related to Minnesota Sioux Uprising, PLUS,
a cello pinback and brass hanger with, Souvenir, purple silk ribbon marked Mankato Semi-Centennial and Jubilee Mankato, Minn. June 30 to July 5 1902 with 1 0.75" diam. cello in brass frame with colored bust of Plains Indian inscribed: Standing Buffalo A Good Indian At The Time of Massacre; total len... > Item Details
Civil War Non-Regulation Cavalry Officer's Saber,
Lot # 264 - Civil War Non-Regulation Cavalry Officer's Saber,
an imported specimen, similar in style to the M1839 Topographical Engineer's Sword and 1833 Dragoon Saber. The iron hilt and 3-branch guard are dark, with light, scattered pitting. Grip is tightly wound sharkskin without wear or damage, wrapped in triple wire. The 32" plain German blade is bright ... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Soldier with Amputated Finger,
Lot # 1365 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Soldier with Amputated Finger,
a pristine portrait of an infantry private clearly missing the index finger on his left hand. Whether the amputation was the result of a wound or accident we have no way of knowing as the image is unidentified. Early brass shoulder scales are attached to the nine-button frock coat. Sold with a ninth... > Item Details
Exceptionally Rare Salt Print Paper Photograph of Stonewall Jackson
Lot # 1422 - Exceptionally Rare Salt Print Paper Photograph of Stonewall Jackson
oval 5" x 7" waist-length uniformed portrait of Jackson taken by Daniel T. Cowell at Moss Neck, Virginia on April 26th, 1863, mounted on trimmed card stock, 7.5" x 8.5" and matted, 11.75" x 14.8". This is the most widely published wartime image of Jackson, often appearing in carte format. > Item Details
Photograph of Custer Scouts at the Custer Battlefield Cemetery,
Lot # 763 - Photograph of Custer Scouts at the Custer Battlefield Cemetery,
special carbon Velox print 4 ?? x 6 ?? on larger mount. Ms. notation, verso, Custer's Scouts on the Custer battlefield Crow, Montana. Left to Right: "White-Man Runs-Him," "Hairy Moccasin," and "Goes Ahead" Originally taken by John Wanamaker 1890s. These three Crow scouts and others, including Mit... > Item Details
Early Reprint of Robert Stuart's 1813 Trip from Astoria to St. Louis,
Lot # 1059 - Early Reprint of Robert Stuart's 1813 Trip from Astoria to St. Louis,
an 11" x 17.5" (tabloid) newspaper, Windham Herald Vol. XXIII Thursday July 8, 1813, Numbs. 1166, Windham Conn. Printed By J. Bryne & Son. Single folded sheet on laid paper with all of 1st and part of second pages reprinting the above account from the Missouri Gazette American Enterprise. Robert St... > Item Details
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