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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1861 Ethan Allen Patent for Cartridge Manufacturing,
Lot # 207 - 1861 Ethan Allen Patent for Cartridge Manufacturing,
patent No. 691 from the United States Patent Office dated March 19th, 1861. The document is signed on the bottom middle by both the Secretary of the Interior and the Commissioner of Patents. The first sentence reads Whereas Ethan Allen of Worcester, Massachusetts has alleged that he has invented a n... > Item Details
Fine Unpublished Autographed CDV of Robert E. Lee,
Lot # 1235 - Fine Unpublished Autographed CDV of Robert E. Lee,
with a partial revenue stamp on verso, signed by Kelly of Lexington, Virginia. Unfortunately, the portion of the stamp bearing the date has been torn away. Lee appears to be wearing his familiar grey double-breasted frock coat and vest, though the collar lacks his general's stars, and his military... > Item Details
Keystone Book-Boxed Set of Animal Stereoviews,
Lot # 1566 - Keystone Book-Boxed Set of Animal Stereoviews,
100 cards consisting of a menagerie of animals, many taken within a zoo setting, descriptive text on back. > Item Details
A. Zeno Shindler Photograph of Jason, a Nez Perce,
Lot # 710 - A. Zeno Shindler Photograph of Jason, a Nez Perce,
albumen 5" x 7" w/ Jackson Cat. #427 and unid. #220 ms. in neg., on 10 7/8? x 14? mount,in mat. Taken June 3,1868, Washington, D.C. > Item Details
CDV of an Indian Photographer,
Lot # 1550 - CDV of an Indian Photographer,
albumen self-portrait with the following printed text on rear, Nursapa, a native Photographer who took these picture, at Ahmednuggur. This is a walled city of 30,000 inhabitants about 200 miles east of Bombay. from an anonymous series entitled Indian Photographs. No. 2 with seated self-portrait of S... > Item Details
Alexander Gardner Photograph of Many Horns, Lakota Chief,
Lot # 693 - Alexander Gardner Photograph of Many Horns, Lakota Chief,
albumen print 5.25? x 7.25? with Jackson Cat. #733 ms. in neg., on 11? x 14? mount. Taken Sept. 20, 1872 on delegation trip to Wash., D.C. He holds an ivory-head cane said to have been given him by Lincoln. > Item Details
A. Zeno Shindler Photograph of Longfoot, Yankton Sioux,
Lot # 709 - A. Zeno Shindler Photograph of Longfoot, Yankton Sioux,
beautifully toned albumen print 5.5" x 7.25" w/ Jackson Cat. #202 ms. in negative, on 11" x 14" Hayden Survey mount with Jackson credited as photographer. Taken Feb. 17 ? Apr. 8, 1867 in Wash., D.C., probably before Apr. 1 when the U.S. government ordered portraits of the delegation. Longfoot died... > Item Details
Two Spanish American War Chromolithographed Fans,
Lot # 1808 - Two Spanish American War Chromolithographed Fans,
one with Sampson, single piece with advertising on reverse and second accordion fold, 9 piece with Dewey, flags, battleships and flowers, 13.5" & 8.5" long. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype Relaxing Private,
Lot # 1390 - Sixth Plate Tintype Relaxing Private,
an anonymous long-haired private captured in a casual moment amidst the painted palm trees with his stubby cigar still lit, his elbow resting on a tattered American flag used by the photographer as a prop. The closest white stripe of the flag is visibly ripped with the threats separating from the ed... > Item Details
1904 Hospital Corps Knife,
Lot # 494 - 1904 Hospital Corps Knife,
marked US with serial number 6096. Left side marked SA flaming bomb and dated 1908. Leather sheath marked Rock Island 1909. > Item Details
Photograph of Cherokee Young Ladies Seminary,
Lot # 925 - Photograph of Cherokee Young Ladies Seminary,
albumen 7.25" x 9" on 11" x 14" mount, w/ ms. caption, Cherokee Indian Young Ladies Seminary Indian Territory and Built without Govt. aid by the Tribe cost $45000, & With Kind regards G.W. Ingalls, Genl [illeg.] for Indians, on mount & verso, G.W. Ingalls Cherokee name "Da-Cau-nee-stie-skee" or "Pe... > Item Details
Archive of Corporal  Augus McIntosh, 9th N.Y.H.A.
Lot # 1441 - Archive of Corporal Augus McIntosh, 9th N.Y.H.A.
1862-1916. 9th New York Heavy Artillery. Co. M. 41 items (diary, 1863-1865; 28 reunion ribbons, 7 pieces Confederate currency; 2 photographs, 4 documents). Though written in very brief entries in pencil, sometimes faint, the diary includes a few interesting details relating to the service of the 9th... > Item Details
Civil War Artillery Water Bucket for Sponge,
Lot # 154 - Civil War Artillery Water Bucket for Sponge,
a heavy cast iron 8" wide cylinder with separately applied iron top and bottom pieces riveted in place, complete with original folding cast iron handle and mechanism that connects to bottom of gun carriage axle. Twist-and-turn top is secured with link of chain with underside made of wood allowing i... > Item Details
James McCabe Autograph Book of 1874 Federal Government,
Lot # 1716 - James McCabe Autograph Book of 1874 Federal Government,
with approx. 375 autographs, a few duplicates, in 8vo leather autograph book with gilt front and page edges. Includes U.S. Grant, Andrew Johnson (as Senator), Henry Wilson (VP), William Belknap (Sec'y. of War), William Richardson (Sec'y of Treasury), all 9 Supreme Court Justices, and hundreds of Sen... > Item Details
Platinum Print of Beardless Lincoln, From Original Hesler Negative,
Lot # 1647 - Platinum Print of Beardless Lincoln, From Original Hesler Negative,
O-26 (Ostendorf 1959; pg 46), taken by Alexander Hesler in Springfield, Ill. June 3, 1860, 12.5" x 16" mounted in period mahogany frame, 14.25" x 17.75" with Carper Gallery Book Building Detroit label on rear. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of William C. Quantrill,
Lot # 972 - Cabinet Card of William C. Quantrill,
with imprint of Burdge, of Independence, Missouri. This is the image of Quantrill used most frequently in publications, and is one of the two known images of the Missouri guerrilla. The image is heavily retouched - as is typical of the Burdge images - and shows the guerilla with a heavy mustache. ... > Item Details
* Remington Model 11-48 Shotgun,
Lot # 650 - * Remington Model 11-48 Shotgun,
410 gauge skeet, serial number 4119273. Walnut stock and forearm, blued receiver and barrel. > Item Details
1887 Mills Webbed 45-70 Military Cartridge Belt,
Lot # 452 - 1887 Mills Webbed 45-70 Military Cartridge Belt,
marked with Ohio National Guard Plate, blue in color, complete with 43 45-70 rounds in slots. > Item Details
Ten Gauge Signal Cannon,
Lot # 156 - Ten Gauge Signal Cannon,
set on mahogany naval deck gun carriage with wheels with polished steel 10 gauge barrel stamped 10 GA. Blank270, 16" long with spring loaded firing pin at rear, total length on carriage, 18.5". This gun was used by Admiral Richard Blackburn Black on his private wood hulled 18th century style schoone... > Item Details
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