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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CDV of John Wilkes Booth's Boot & Gen. Washington's Camp Equipment,
Lot # 1638 - CDV of John Wilkes Booth's Boot & Gen. Washington's Camp Equipment,
both albumen with stamped imprint of E.M. Worth's American Museum. First entitled: One of Boots worn by Wilkes Booth at the Assassination of President Lincoln, 1865; AND second entitled: Gen. Washington's Camp Lantern, Knife and Fork used during the Revolutionary War, by Washington, 1776.. Each have... > Item Details
Hunting Pouch and Two Shot Flasks,
Lot # 15 - Hunting Pouch and Two Shot Flasks,
fine large bag in sewn brown cowhide with original leather shoulder strap and front closure strap with steel buckle; 12" wide and high; AND two leather flasks one with shot-type brass nozzle and other with powder-type brass nozzle/measure; each with original straps; 15" (shot) and 18.5" (powder), ex... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Edward Burgess,
Lot # 963 - Cabinet Card of Edward Burgess,
full length studio portrait of Edward in western dress with gun belt, boots with spurs and Winchester rifle with inked inscription below From the Grand Canon of the Colorado, reverse with later inked inscription Edward Burgess, ran for Congress from Arizona but was defeated, brother of Mrs. A.S. Rob... > Item Details
77th Illinois CDV Album,
Lot # 1308 - 77th Illinois CDV Album,
with 10 military cartes of Company C., 77th Illinois Infantry members, 4 identified, among many civilian images having the surnames of “Withers and Hewitt” with tintypes dating into the 1880’s. The four identified soldiers are: Major Joseph, M. McCulloch, previously Captain, Co. C. (discharged 6/... > Item Details
Unmounted CDV of Brevet Major General George W. Getty,
Lot # 1124 - Unmounted CDV of Brevet Major General George W. Getty,
the only known likeness of Getty in civilian clothes, a senior regular officer who accumulated 48 years of service before retiring in 1883. During the Civil War, Getty alternated between the artillery service, engineering duty and division command through 1863. In 1864 he was appointed acting inspe... > Item Details
French Mahogany CDV & Cabinet Card Viewer,
Lot # 1584 - French Mahogany CDV & Cabinet Card Viewer,
original finish with 3.8" diameter magnifying glass set in mahogany hinged lid, when opened has maple folding card holder that sides along rabbited grooves with engraved MOP plate that reads ANCNE Mon Martinet 172, Rue de Rivoli, 8" x 5" x 2" high when closed. > Item Details
Important Minute Book from One of the Earliest Boston Anti-Slavery Organizations
Lot # 1604 - Important Minute Book from One of the Earliest Boston Anti-Slavery Organizations
large 4to volume in brown calf boards with marbled end papers and paste downs, spine in gilt "RECORDS", with 21 pages of inked manuscript text and a few scattered manuscript loose notes, earliest date is Jan. 15, 1835, latest June 29th 1836. An exceedingly important manuscript journal in which the o... > Item Details
Yellowstone Photographs by Hillers,
Lot # 679 - Yellowstone Photographs by Hillers,
lot of 9. Albumen images, 13 x 10" mounted on heavy 11 x 14" gilt-edged cardstock, ca 1890. All titled in the negative. Though none are signed by Hillers, their provenance suggests they are his work. Titles include: Head of Gibbon Canyon (with scratch in print); Yellowstone Falls; The Lone Star G... > Item Details
36-Star Parade Flag,
Lot # 351 - 36-Star Parade Flag,
print muslin with canton having 6 rows of 6 five pointed stars, 8" x 11". Pressure mounted in newer wood frame, 14" x 17". > Item Details
Fine New Hampshire Civil War Recruiting Broadside,
Lot # 1469 - Fine New Hampshire Civil War Recruiting Broadside,
illustrated with an eagle in flight with ribbon banner in beak inscribed Our Country's Flag Needs Defenders. with text above 20 Dollars Bounty! and extensive text below that reads in part Ninth Regiment! New Hampshire Volunteers! Col. Fellows. [Late of the New Hampshire Third]...Each Soldier will be... > Item Details
Photograph of Osage Chiefs, Indian Territory, ca 1870,
Lot # 884 - Photograph of Osage Chiefs, Indian Territory, ca 1870,
albumen print, 5.5” x 8” on 8” x 10” mount with manuscript notation, These are all Indian Chiefs of tribe in the Indian Territory taken in 1870. [Bought by? …] Higbee. > Item Details
Virginia City, Nevada Bird's-Eye-View Boudoir Card,
Lot # 1010 - Virginia City, Nevada Bird's-Eye-View Boudoir Card,
with imprint of J.H. Crockwell, 28 South G. Street, Virginia City on verso, and manuscript title Virginia City looking from the North. Crockwell was at this address in 1888. > Item Details
Enfield Pattern 1853
Lot # 182 - Enfield Pattern 1853
Cal. .577, 39" barrel length, 55" total length. Brass nosecap, trigger guard and buttplate. Complete with ramrod and sling swivels. Stock shows normal dings from use/storage. Lockplate marked with Crown over V.R. and 1856 Tower and both Crown over arrow and Crown over 21 with multiple Birmingham p... > Item Details
Pair of Full Plate Ivorytype Portraits of 1812 Soldier & Wife,
Lot # 1520 - Pair of Full Plate Ivorytype Portraits of 1812 Soldier & Wife,
both beautifully hand colored, 6.5" x 8.5" and mounted in original oval gilt frames, 10.75" x 12.75". Each with period pasted label on rear, his reads **Thomas Hamilton Conkey, son of *Asa Conkey (Rev. soldier) grandson of *James Conkey (Rev. soldier) Father of James Riley Conkey, Grandfather of Ma... > Item Details
CDV of Bvt. Brigadier General John T. Wilder, 17th Indiana,
Lot # 305 - CDV of Bvt. Brigadier General John T. Wilder, 17th Indiana,
as Colonel with imprint of "A.S. Morse, Dept. of the Cumberland" with folksy exhortation Genl Wilder is our grate (sic) Caveolry Genl inked on verso, clearly by one the brigades' soldiers. This view is crisper than the previous cdv but the bottom third has been trimmed including a small portion of ... > Item Details
Fine Colored Infantry 9th Regimental Silk Flag
Lot # 337 - Fine Colored Infantry 9th Regimental Silk Flag
regimental flag of the 9th Regiment of United States Volunteers, a colored regiment in existence from June 18, 1898 to May 24, 1899. The flag is made of double-sided silk with double-sided embroidered appliqué³ and edged with gold silk fringe. It measures 69" x 52", with a medium dark blue field an... > Item Details
Springfield Type Musket Cut to Carbine with Tack Decoration,
Lot # 449 - Springfield Type Musket Cut to Carbine with Tack Decoration,
with ca 65 caliber 21.5" round barrel with standard Civil War-style lock, back plate, butt plate and single barrel strap, cut walnut stock with brass tack decoration around butt plate, heavily oxidized surface to metal, total length 34.75". Typical type of weapon sold to Plains Indians after the Civ... > Item Details
Remington Rolling Block Carbine,
Lot # 451 - Remington Rolling Block Carbine,
43 Spanish caliber with a 20" barrel. With a script WC cartouche. This rifle was made for foreign government contracts. > Item Details
Signed Sixteenth Century Samurai Sword,
Lot # 646 - Signed Sixteenth Century Samurai Sword,
with 26.5" single-edged blade with Midare (irregular)-style Hamon (heat treatment), tang signed Kanetsune, with 3 Nakago-ana (mounting holes), total length of blade without grip 33.25". Mounts include a fine handmade pierced oval steel Tsuba (guard), two Seppa and one O-seppa with reeded edging ste... > Item Details
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