Lot 8    

Wabash Rail Way Work Gang Tintype,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
on a railroad with 2 hand cars, one of which has "Wabash Rail Way" on side, 4.5" x 6.6".

Old yellowed over varnish & minor scratches.
Est $150 - $250
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Henry Newman 1691 Almanack,
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Howell Cobb ALS Plus,
Lot # 442 - Howell Cobb ALS Plus,
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Zach Taylor Pocket Mirror,
Lot # 51 - Zach Taylor Pocket Mirror,
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Clement L. Vallandigham ALS,
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Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
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