Lot 17    

Early Carved Priming Powder Horn,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
fluted body with dovetailed horn strap at one side attached at plug end with woven sinew. Wooden plughole for removing powder with sinew braided strap attached with wooden peg.

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Rough Rider Reunion Photograph,
Lot # 542 - Rough Rider Reunion Photograph,
an early silver print on gray card stock with 17 members of Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders in a wilderness camp with tent, seated on benches and beer barrels, nearly a barrel per man, with inked inscription on card stock Rough Riders Outing Day's Mill May 30th 1910, image is 12.25" x 17", in origina... > Item Details
D.F. Barry Cabinet Cards of Gall,
Lot # 796 - D.F. Barry Cabinet Cards of Gall,
lot of 2 with rubber stamped identification, copyright notice and West Superior, WI studio imprint on mount, repeated verso with portrait of Gall; early 1890s. Gall (ca 1840-1895, Hunkpapa Dakota) wears a silver cross in one portrait; the other is a close-up with open-neck shirt. > Item Details
The Letters that Led Directly to the Death of Sitting Bull,
Lot # 816 - The Letters that Led Directly to the Death of Sitting Bull,
lot of three historically important letters relating directly to the death of the famed Hunkpapa chief, Sitting Bull. From it's origins with the Paiute prophet Wavoka in the late 1880s, by the fall of 1890, the messianic movement known as the Ghost Dance had swept the reservations of virtually all o... > Item Details
Whitney CDV of The Foremost Sitter, Chippewa Indian,
Lot # 718 - Whitney CDV of The Foremost Sitter, Chippewa Indian,
also known as Naw-Gaw-Nar, he was an orator and Second Chief; 1863. Cdv carries Whitney?s St. Paul, MN Gallery imprint & printed copyright notice; verso is account of a speech he made to Indian rebels. > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of
Lot # 971 - Quarter Plate Tintype of
with name penciled on back on plate and accompanying story from September/October 1980 publication in Military Images magazine. A sharp image of uniformed Union soldier armed with a brace of crystal clear Colt Navy pistols. A single company letter or numeral is attached to Sam's kepi. Sam Hildebr... > Item Details
Mounted  Albumen of Brevet Major Gen. Wm. W. Averell,
Lot # 1228 - Mounted Albumen of Brevet Major Gen. Wm. W. Averell,
as Brigadier General, without imprint. A cdv-sized view of Averell mounted on this 5" x 7" paper, in turn, glued to another 7.5" x 11.25" sheet of paper stock, each highlighted by hand-drawn lined borders in brown ink. Brief notes on Averell's service are penciled on the back. We have not seen this... > Item Details
Autographed CDV of General Smith D. Atkins, Hero of Chickamauga,
Lot # 1230 - Autographed CDV of General Smith D. Atkins, Hero of Chickamauga,
with imprint of Carbutt, Chicago, and a cancelled 2 cent revenue stamp. Autographed boldly on verso Truly Yours Smtih D. Atkins, Brevt Brig Genl and along margin Photograph and then again at the bottom in another hand Smith D. Atkins.Atkins, a Freeport, Illinois native, enlisted as a Captain in the ... > Item Details
Early English Fowling Piece with Curly Maple Stock,
Lot # 39 - Early English Fowling Piece with Curly Maple Stock,
ca 1760, restocked in America at at later point, with 29.4" round barrel, approx. 14 gauge with standing rear and missing front sights, conversion percussion lock with engraved scroll work, Native American engraved lock side plate with bow and arrows, nice floral engraved brass trigger guard, butt p... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of an Armed Yank
Lot # 1381 - Quarter Plate Tintype of an Armed Yank
full-length studio portrait of a young soldier in 9-button frock coat and holding a revolver in hand with his Hardee-type hat on column to left, mounted in brown Union case Parting of Hinda and Hafed, Berg 1-29R (not in Krainik). Newer manuscript identification of Noah Bird, Co. C, 9th Indiana Infan... > Item Details
Group of Four Edwin Booth CDVs,
Lot # 1631 - Group of Four Edwin Booth CDVs,
interesting set of four cdvs featuring the great thespian, Edwin Booth. One is a red-ruled portrait by Fredricks of New York with a two-cent revenue stamp on verso. Another, by Anthony/Brady, shows a touching scene of Booth with his daughter Edwina, two-cent stamp on back. Also, a study on a gold ... > Item Details
John T. Wilder's Battle of Chickamauga
Lot # 313 - John T. Wilder's Battle of Chickamauga "War Log,"
a section of a hardwood tree trunk, 38" in height and 9" in diameter showing the effects of the fierce shelling of Confederate forces at the Battle of Chickamauga, Tennessee on September 19, 1863. Nine pieces of grape canister and two large segments of exploding shells are visible in the trunk. Thi... > Item Details
Large Tintype of American Carrousel,
Lot # 1530 - Large Tintype of American Carrousel,
a beautiful anonymous 4" x 6" image in printed paper mount of a small carrousel with operator proudly gasping pole of one of the carved horses. The image was taken in a treed park like setting with building in background. > Item Details
Model 1816 Bayonet Modified to the 1842 Specifications,
Lot # 80 - Model 1816 Bayonet Modified to the 1842 Specifications,
1816 bayonet that had been altered by using a locking ring. This is the proper bayonet for the 1842 Musket and 1847 Musketoon. 20.5" overall length. (For further documentation see Reilly, 1990; 58). > Item Details
Walnut Statue of Liberty Ingraham Shelf Clock,
Lot # 521 - Walnut Statue of Liberty Ingraham Shelf Clock,
eight day time and strike brass movement with alarm, paper dial with Roman numerals, gilt tablet with Statue of Liberty and Staten Island with Liberty above. Carved walnut case with cleaned original finish, cast white medal Minerva head at crest, cutout scroll work along sides and ogee feet, 14.2" x... > Item Details
Unmounted Albumen of Brigadier General George T. Anderson, CSA,
Lot # 1138 - Unmounted Albumen of Brigadier General George T. Anderson, CSA,
"Tige" Anderson joined the army as Colonel of the 11th Georgia and served as an acting brigadier in Longstreet's Corps throughout most of 1862 before receiving his star in November. He was severely wounded at Gettysburg in the Wheatfield near the Rose farm but joined in the Corps movement westward w... > Item Details
C. Worford Photos of Diamond Dick, Idaho Bill, Capt. North, & More,
Lot # 1082 - C. Worford Photos of Diamond Dick, Idaho Bill, Capt. North, & More,
lot of 5 silver gelatin photographs, probably taken in Norfolk, Nebraska on the occasion of a tour of national newspaper editors in June, 1927. Included in the group of fine portraits of the aged frontiersmen and scouts: Captain Luther North; Colonel B.R. "Idaho Bill" Pearson; Dr. Richard "Diamond... > 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
Two Spanish American War Prints, Manila & Dewey
Lot # 1793 - Two Spanish American War Prints, Manila & Dewey
includes a chromo entitled The Battle of Manila with litho. vignette lower left of Dewey, 16" x 20", newer frame, 18" x 22"; AND litho. portrait of Dewey, 16" x 20" in period gesso frame, 17.5" x 21.5". > Item Details
Unmounted Albumen of Major General W.H. Fitzhugh Lee, CSA,
Lot # 1143 - Unmounted Albumen of Major General W.H. Fitzhugh Lee, CSA,
“Rooney" Lee was the General's second son commissioned directly into the army from Harvard in 1857. Fitzhugh became Colonel of the 9th Virginia Cavalry and a protégé of J.E.B. Stuart. Young Lee was promoted to Brigadier General in September 1862, was severely wounded at Brandy Station and later ca... > Item Details
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