Lot 9    

Fine Tintype of a Man with Two Oxen,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
4 x 2.5" in original walnut "cross t" frame. An anonymous horizontal image, he drapes his arm on the back of one of the oxen, and holds a switch in his other hand.

Near EXC, though not examined out of frame.
Est $300 - $400
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F. Willerding, Evansville, Ind. Long Rifle,
Lot # 142 - F. Willerding, Evansville, Ind. Long Rifle,
signed on top of 36" octagonal barrel, lock plate marked "Jas. Golcher", walnut stock with brass and pewter mounts, 34 caliber, total length 52.25". > Item Details
Red & White Jacquard Coverlets,
Lot # 608 - Red & White Jacquard Coverlets,
lot of 2, both 19th century American. Includes a wool & linen centennial example with 16 pointed star center, U.S. shield breasted eagle & fruit baskets in corners; 77" x 85" with 1" red fringe; AND an all linen central floral medallion in rococo style with fretwork border; 83" x 86". > Item Details
Grant-Colfax Indiana Handbill,
Lot # 77 - Grant-Colfax Indiana Handbill,
from 1868 campaign, exhorting the reader to "Subscribe for the Indiana Radical!...For the Campaign!" It goes on to say that the paper was previously called the "Indiana True Republican," and that now was the time to plan for the election. The paper offers a short-term subscription for only 50 cents ... > Item Details
Great Early Southeastern Travel Account,
Lot # 311 - Great Early Southeastern Travel Account,
Dana, Edmund. "Geographical Sketches of the Western Country: Designed for Emigrants and Settlers: Being the Result of Extensive Researches and Remarks...." 1819, 12mo, Cincinnati, 312pp. Calf, gilt worn from spine, ownership inscriptions on endpapers. Most of the volume describes the southeast to No... > Item Details
Half Plate Ambrotype of Civil War Naval Officer,
Lot # 170 - Half Plate Ambrotype of Civil War Naval Officer,
with the rank of Master wearing the regulation service dress first prescribed in 1852 and worn until superceded in 1862. His double-breasted frock coat, shoulder straps, and cuff button arrangement are the mark of a sea-going line officer originally known as a Sailing Master and rating just below t... > Item Details
Graduated Pewter Cupboard,
Lot # 790 - Graduated Pewter Cupboard,
20th-century, in red paint with 6 graduated shelves, mortised & pinned construction with solid scalloped side boards. All shelves are grooved for plates with rear gallery; 54" wide x 68.5" high. > Item Details
Rosewood Egyptian Revival Tea Caddy,
Lot # 557 - Rosewood Egyptian Revival Tea Caddy,
casket shaped, resting on 4 bun feet with fitted interior and burled walnut trim, 14.5" wide x 8" deep x 23" high. M.O.P. escutcheon with original key. > Item Details
Percussion Continental Pirate Pistol,
Lot # 133 - Percussion Continental Pirate Pistol,
with brass mounts, unmarked lock and barrel, nicely patinated walnut stock, approximately 58 caliber, barrel length 8", total length 13.5". > Item Details
Ohio Lincoln-Johnson Campaign Ballot,
Lot # 62 - Ohio Lincoln-Johnson Campaign Ballot,
printed on paper in blue and red ink, 8.5 x 3." A fine example of this ballot, with patriotic motifs in red at top, remainder in blue. With large patriotic motif on verso and slogan "Rally 'round the Flag, Boys! Rally once again" meant to appeal to Ohio veterans. > Item Details
Early Glenn Curtis Aviation Postcards,
Lot # 471 - Early Glenn Curtis Aviation Postcards,
lot of 44. Postcards from the early years of flight, mostly 1908-1918. Includes the "June Bug" winning the Scientific American Trophy, hydro-aeoplanes, the Flying Boat "America" and other Curtiss memorable moments. There is a postcard of Curtiss on his record-setting V8 motorcycle, the class of Curt... > Item Details
James Garfield Memorial Letter Opener,
Lot # 80 - James Garfield Memorial Letter Opener,
molded copper, 9.5" total length. Features handle with rearing lion and scimitar-shaped blade with a 1" cello portrait button of Garfield, stamped "Garfield Memorial." Have not seen this political souvenir before. > Item Details
Clear Pig Flask
Lot # 667 - Clear Pig Flask
embossed script on left side "Good while it lasts/ in a hogs--", line points to mouth of flask which is his "_ss." 7" long & anatomically correct. > Item Details
Photograph of Lindall's Cliff Dwellers Indian Band,
Lot # 368 - Photograph of Lindall's Cliff Dwellers Indian Band,
anonymous, 9.5 x 7.75" silver gelatin photograph mounted on larger grey board. Scene of a large group of Native American men and women -- possibly Kiowa? -- standing before a false cliff with a sign "Entrance to Cliff", and at far right a small group of Indian and Anglo musicians. This may be one o... > Item Details
Table Top Yarn Winder,
Lot # 775 - Table Top Yarn Winder,
19th century American, with table edge clamp mount in maple, with maple cup finial for fabric pin cushion, nice old patina; opens to 29" d. x 26" high. > Item Details
Three Confederate and Union Pins and Badges,
Lot # 255 - Three Confederate and Union Pins and Badges,
including a UCV(?) cello pin for New Orleans May 19-22, 1903 featuring R.E. Lee portrait; a white metal badge with eagle hanger for the laying of the cornerstone of the Lee Monument in Richmond, VA, 1887; and a brass or plated white metal token commemorating the 75th anniversary of Gettysburg. > Item Details
1885 Brooklyn Base Ball Club,
Lot # 413 - 1885 Brooklyn Base Ball Club,
a large format albumen photograph of the 14 team members of this long gone professional NYC ball club. Fantastic image of the men in uniform in two rows with ballpark in background. Image size is 145.7" x 10.8" on larger card stock. List of players printed on card stock includes "Cassidy, Porter,... > Item Details
Rare Percussion Cap Dispenser,
Lot # 147 - Rare Percussion Cap Dispenser,
with ring pivot, stamped on back in oval "A. Boche Paris", 3.5" long x 1.2" wide x .25" thick, nice old patina. > Item Details
Magnificent  Eagle Hilt Sabre,
Lot # 128 - Magnificent Eagle Hilt Sabre,
manufactured by the German cutler, A. Berger, and so marked just below the ricasso along with "Warranted." A beautiful example of a sabre made for the American market, this with cast brass mounts, the pommel a well executed eagle, the knucklebow flat, with relief casting of various geometric motifs... > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photograph,
Lot # 369 - Edward Curtis Photograph,
"A Cree Woman", "Plate 627", "Photogravure Suffolk Eng. Co. Cambridge, Mass.", 13.5" x 19"; modern frame & mat; 25.25" x 31.25". > Item Details
Blue & White Homespun Blanket Dated 1845,
Lot # 808 - Blue & White Homespun Blanket Dated 1845,
American mid 19th century all wool in five line crossing pattern, embroidered with initials & date "R. 1845 A.". Woven in two pieces & sewn together; 68" x 80". > Item Details
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