Lot 19    

William Robblee's Powder Horn,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
engraved in two lines William Robblee with dotted interiors, ring and flared spout with old wood plug and old thread wrap around 2" of neck area, flat spruce/fir plug carved with WR over EB, attached with brass/copper brads, total length 13.25", with fine old polished patina.

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L.A. Huffman Photograph of a Crow Warrior,
Lot # 888 - L.A. Huffman Photograph of a Crow Warrior,
3.9" x 5.5" in 14" x 18" mat with 102. Copyright by Huffman, Miles, Mont., printed in plate, and pencil notation verso id. as Sits Down Spotted, which was apparently a misidentification by Huffman who confused him with another man. > 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
Spike Tomahawk,
Lot # 368 - Spike Tomahawk,
hand-wrought iron with steel bit edge, bi-pointed eye with 3.25" x 1.65" downward flaring blade, ornate spike with double-edged arrow point type terminal, and scrolled shaft, bit is engraved with feather motif on each face, while spike has scroll work engraving, total length 8". Haft is carved hardw... > Item Details
Fine Group of 42nd OVI CDVs,
Lot # 1295 - Fine Group of 42nd OVI CDVs,
comprising 33 cartes, 16 officers and 17 enlisted men, all but one identified in period ink or pencil. The majority of photographs were probably taken in January 1864 but nothing else is known about the history of the collection and they are now loose, no album remains. The 42nd OVI was Colonel Ja... > Item Details
16-Star American National Flag,
Lot # 347 - 16-Star American National Flag,
16 single-appliquéd hand-sewn cotton muslin stars are configured in straight rows on the obverse of the canton. The canton and stripes are treadle machine-sewn wool bunting. Canvas sleeve contains a period hemp rope. 2 reinforcing patches along hoist edge. Flags of this type and size were used as st... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of Connecticut Private w/ Sharp's Rifle,
Lot # 1382 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Connecticut Private w/ Sharp's Rifle,
a pristine tintype highlighting the very effective and desirable Sharp’s rifle in the hands of a grizzled soldier from Connecticut. The private must have been proud of the weapon as he posed the lock so that is it completely visible to the camera. The 1st through 5th and 11th regiments of Connecticu... > Item Details
Unmounted Albumen of Brigadier General George H. Steuart, CSA,
Lot # 1135 - Unmounted Albumen of Brigadier General George H. Steuart, CSA,
after graduating West Point followed by typical frontier duty, "Maryland" Steuart joined the Confederate Army as a regular captain. He soon became Lt. Colonel of the orphan 1st Maryland Infantry and fought at 1st Manassas. He was promoted to Brigadier General in March 1862 and served in the Valley ... > Item Details
C.S. Fly Photograph of Geronimo and His Braves,
Lot # 862 - C.S. Fly Photograph of Geronimo and His Braves,
Copyright 1886, by C.S. Fly, Tombstone, Ariz. on print, verso is long descriptive label. Left to right: Yanozha, Geronimo's brother-in-law; Chappo, son from his 2nd wife; Fun, his 2nd cousin; and Geronimo. Taken during the Crook conference in the Sierra Madres, March 25-27, 1866. > Item Details
Will Soule Photograph of Little Shield's Lodge,
Lot # 704 - Will Soule Photograph of Little Shield's Lodge,
albumen print 5.5" x 7.5" on 10.75" x 14" mount outlined in ink w/ beautiful calligraphic title, Little Shield?s Lodge. Arapahoe, in 14" x 18" mat; ca 1867-1871. Image also circulated as Little Big Mouth, Cheyenne. > Item Details
Quarter Plate Ambrotype of a Little Girl and Her Doll,
Lot # 1510 - Quarter Plate Ambrotype of a Little Girl and Her Doll,
anonymous full length seated portrait of a pretty little girl with long flowing locks, wearing white dress, striped stockings and black boots with her china head doll dressed for winter cradled in her arm, housed in a urn with fruit embossed paper covered wooden case. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Federal Militiaman,
Lot # 1360 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Federal Militiaman,
unidentified, wearing a straight regulation sky blue kersey infantry shell jacket of Mexican War vintage complete with two rows of white collar piping, nine buttons, cloth epaulettes edged white, and outside slash pocket. The kepi is dark blue. This obsolete pattern of fatigue coat was gradually r... > Item Details
Spanish American War Prints of Warships,
Lot # 1797 - Spanish American War Prints of Warships,
lot of 3, includes chromo entitled Pride of the Pacific in San Francisco Harbor, May 1908, published by Wm. Diekelmann, San Francisco, 14" x 40" in original oak frame, 17.5" x 43.5"; PLUS colored photograph of the U.S.S. Iowa in circular wood frame painted as life saving ring with inscription Souven... > Item Details
English Indian Trade Musket,
Lot # 37 - English Indian Trade Musket,
with approx. 63 caliber 34.5" round to octagonal barrel, with standing front sight, conversion percussion lock marked Galton behind hammer and seated fox in circle and crowned V in front of hammer, with fine cast serpent back plate, steel trigger guard, and brass butt plate, with replaced brass ramr... > Item Details
Poll Axe Head,
Lot # 370 - Poll Axe Head,
with teardrop-shaped eye and 1.75" x 1.9" wrought iron blade with steel bit and faceted 1.5" poll end, total length 4.25". > Item Details
Fine Pair of Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Book Form Cases and Images By McClees,
Lot # 1491 - Fine Pair of Quarter Plate Daguerreotype Book Form Cases and Images By McClees,
embossed leather over wood with gilt and painted floral covers and spines with Memory Leaflet on spine with two 1/2 length seated portraits of middle aged gentleman, mats signed McClees Phila. James E. McClees (1821-1887) Born in Chester City, Pa., his family moved to Philadelphia in 1829, and he w... > Item Details
Three Milk Glass Spanish American War Battleship Dresser Boxes,
Lot # 1787 - Three Milk Glass Spanish American War Battleship Dresser Boxes,
all with lip being the deck and super structure of the ship and base the hull, and labeled Maine on front cabin, 8" x 3.5" high. > Item Details
Six Civil War Photographs of Gettysburg,
Lot # 1342 - Six Civil War Photographs of Gettysburg,
each 3 x 2.75" mounted on printed card stock for John C. Taylor's "The War for the Union Series" with applied paper descriptive labels. These mimic Brady's "Album Gallery" images, and are one half of a stereoscopic negative. Printed post war, ca 1890, as direct positives from the original Anthony ... > Item Details
Three Early Iron Cannon Balls,
Lot # 153 - Three Early Iron Cannon Balls,
includes a 5.5" diameter solid shot with ring handle attached to the top in the mid-20th century and a brass plaque that reads Cannon Ball/Fort San Lorenzo/Chagres River-Panama/MDXIX; PLUS a 4.25" diameter solid round shot; AND a 3.5" diameter solid round shot. Fort San Lorenzo is one of the old fo... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Union Soldier with Bowie & Revolver,
Lot # 1405 - Sixth Plate Tintype of Union Soldier with Bowie & Revolver,
unidentified dandy with dangling curls holding a Manhattan revolver and long Bowie knife. Sitting on top of his head is a short narrow-brimmed, pork-pie hat that adds to the character of the image. Were it not for the regulation nine-button frock coat the fellow could almost pass as a Confederate!... > Item Details
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