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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Bone Handled Skinning Knife,
Lot # 87 - Bone Handled Skinning Knife,
with 4.35" single edge steel blade with T form nickel guard, two-piece cross-hatched antler handle attached with 3 brass rivets, all with nice old patina, total length 8.4". > Item Details
Great Tin Campaign Torch,
Lot # 1659 - Great Tin Campaign Torch,
parade torch marked Patented Oct. 19, 1880 Shaler-style with separate spout and mouthpiece for sawdust. Tin mouthpiece is approximately 5 inches long. The mouthpiece was used to blow the sawdust through and cause the flames to flare from the three-burner top; original wood handle inserted in tin pol... > Item Details
Magic Lantern Slide of General Custer,
Lot # 730 - Magic Lantern Slide of General Custer,
hand colored from a Brady negative (see Katz 1985: K-59V), 3.5" x 4" > Item Details
Lot of Five Boudoir Photos of Shoshoni by Baker and Johnson,
Lot # 928 - Lot of Five Boudoir Photos of Shoshoni by Baker and Johnson,
two of Chief Washakie and a group of his head men. These images are known to have been taken by Charles S. Baker and [Eli?] Johnson in the 1880s. Two additional portraits, with ms. identifications on mount, Big Wolf and [illeg.] and White Horse and Little Brave in dance costumes have no studio impri... > Item Details
299A: Personal Effects of General John T. Wilder,
Lot # 5001 - 299A: Personal Effects of General John T. Wilder,
includes a standard issue officer's sash, a pair of black leather high-topped boots, and a worn and faded private purchase faded blue hat and associated Civil War era officer's hat cord. Pinned to the crown of the hat is a small celluloid from the Wilder's Brigade reunion held in Greenup, Illinois i... > Item Details
Seven Civil War Photographs of Scenes Around Charleston Harbor,
Lot # 1340 - Seven Civil War Photographs of Scenes Around Charleston Harbor,
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 ne... > Item Details
CDV of Colonel John Singleton Moseby, CSA,
Lot # 1145 - CDV of Colonel John Singleton Moseby, CSA,
a rare Southern view with a wartime "C.E. Jones & Vanerson, Richmond" back mark. No evidence of a revenue stamp ever on verso. Virginia's premier partisan ranger attained the rank of Colonel, 1st Virginia Cavalry and left a trail of havoc and frustrated Union commanders in his wake. The stuff of l... > Item Details
Four Spanish American War Prints, Dewey & 9th Vets Encampment, Plus
Lot # 1796 - Four Spanish American War Prints, Dewey & 9th Vets Encampment, Plus
includes a chromo from the 9th Annual Encampment, Atlantic City, Sept. 7th to 13th 1912 with soldier and sailor holding flags with beach scene in background and 4 vignettes of battle scenes above, 19.5" x 26" in original oak frame, 22" x 28.5"; PLUS lithograph of Admiral Dewey, 14" x 17" in original... > Item Details
Indian Used Tower Rifle Cut to Carbine,
Lot # 423 - Indian Used Tower Rifle Cut to Carbine,
with ca 50 caliber 25" round barrel with removed sights, stamped on left with 25 twice and worn crowns and letters, percussion lock marked with crown behind hammer and Tower/1862 in front, brass trigger guard, removed butt plate, single remaining steel barrel strap, cut down walnut stock with partia... > Item Details
Union Oval <i>US</i> Belt Plate with Leather,
Lot # 226 - Union Oval US Belt Plate with Leather,
unmarked cast brass belt plate with lead filled back, arrow point belt hooks and bent wire at front for closing, old mellow brass patina, brown sewn leather belt has 4 adjustment holes and is 1.5" x 43.5" long with plate. > Item Details
Three CDVs of Admiral David Farragut,
Lot # 1128 - Three CDVs of Admiral David Farragut,
two Anthony-Brady views and one by "Fredricks & Co., N.Y.," all different. Farragut was the first naval officer to be accorded the rank of full Admiral in recognition of his significant wartime service. > Item Details
Gold Presentation Cane, Gen John R. Dobson,
Lot # 1460 - Gold Presentation Cane, Gen John R. Dobson,
bright cut and floral chased unmarked gold knob (tested 12-14K) with inscription on top Presented to Ma. Gen. J.B. Dobson by his Friends in Phoenixville, Pa. Dec. 6, 1884, mounted on a tapered ebony shaft with replaced black plastic ferrule, total length 34.25".Dobson enlisted as a Captain with Co. ... > Item Details
Set of Seventeen Period Plaster Casts of American Peace & Congressional Medals,
Lot # 76 - Set of Seventeen Period Plaster Casts of American Peace & Congressional Medals,
includes reverse of Washington Before Boston. This medal commemorates the British evacuation of Boston on March 17, 1776, one of the early victories of the nascent American Army during the Revolutionary War. Shows Washington with his commanders, mounted on horses, stood by the canons on Dorchester H... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of an Armed Union Soldier,
Lot # 1394 - Sixth Plate Tintype of an Armed Union Soldier,
unidentified studio portrait with uniformed private holding musket and wearing infantry accoutrements. Image is finished in brass patriotic matt featuring shields and flags. > Item Details
Tanto-Type Japanese Dagger,
Lot # 644 - Tanto-Type Japanese Dagger,
unmarked hand-forged 16.2" single-edged steel blade, with beveled top edge and 2.75" fuller-type grooves just in front of hilt with single Nakago-ana in Nakago and no visible temper line. Hilt with copper Habaki with diagonally scored finish, 2 very crude Seppa and nicely made openwork steel Tsuba, ... > Item Details
Superb Grant Colfax Portrait Jugate Campaign Flag,
Lot # 1654 - Superb Grant Colfax Portrait Jugate Campaign Flag,
printed glazed cotton on original turned wood dowel, red, white and blue with chest length jugate portraits on canton with Grant above and Colfax below and marked in smaller type along bottom of canton Design Patented, 29.25 x 19.5", dowel is 37" long, (see Collins, Threads of History pg 179, fig. 3... > 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
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
13-Star American National Flag,
Lot # 346 - 13-Star American National Flag,
13 double-appliqu├ęd hand-sewn cotton muslin stars are configured in a wreath surrounding a central star all flanked by corner stars; all of equal size. Canton and stripes are treadle machine-sewn wool bunting. Canvas sleeve with 2 brass grommets. This 13-star flag was made to celebrate the Centennia... > Item Details
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