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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.

Condition:  
Near EXC, though not examined out of frame.
Est $300 - $400
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Civil War History of Maine, 1865,
Lot # 286 - Civil War History of Maine, 1865,
Whitman, William E.S. and Charles H. Rue. "Maine in the War for the Union: A History of the Part Borne by Maine Troops in the Suppression of the American Rebellion." 1865, Lewiston: Nelson Dingley Jr. & Co. 8vo, cloth with gilt spine and front, 637pp. > Item Details
George McClellan Campaign  Photo in Shell,
Lot # 58 - George McClellan Campaign Photo in Shell,
brass matted, 20 x 26mm, gem-sized cardboard, with portrait of McClellan in uniform. These ubiquitous 1864 politicals were made in large quantities but are becoming hard to find. A nice example. > Item Details
Scarce Lincoln-Johnson Missouri Paper Ballot,
Lot # 64 - Scarce Lincoln-Johnson Missouri Paper Ballot,
framed, 11.5 x 4" overall. RADICAL UNION TICKET, probably issued in St. Louis, and listing other Missouri delegates, with the names of local candidates included in manuscript. Transmississippi tickets uncommon. > Item Details
Fine American Powderhorn, Dated 1806,
Lot # 135 - Fine American Powderhorn, Dated 1806,
signed "John McDougall" 9" total length, about 2.5" at plug. Decorations include a hunter aiming his rifle at a well-executed deer, with his dog in pursuit, with the hunter surrounded by a vining plant; a frieze of birds and fish, a snake, a winged death's head, and a unique panel featuring Father... > Item Details
Lacy Glass & Brass Curtain Tiebacks,
Lot # 535 - Lacy Glass & Brass Curtain Tiebacks,
lot of 37, all American, 1st half of the 19th century. Includes a matched set of 15 opalescent floral lacy tie-backs with pewter posts, 12 are 3" d., 2 are 2.25" d.; PLUS 4 other lacy opalescent tie-backs, also floral patterns; PLUS a matched set of six stamped brass tie-back, scrollwork design; 3.... > Item Details
Great CDV of an Id'd 191st OVI Boy,
Lot # 176 - Great CDV of an Id'd 191st OVI Boy,
lacking backmark, but with period pencil identification on verso: “Herman F. Eastman 1864” over “Baltimore.” The unknown photographer made liberal use of props outfitting young Eastman with a M1860 cavalry saber hanging from a sword belt with two piece round state plate. A two-band rifle, Enfield ... > Item Details
American Pieced Quilt,
Lot # 613 - American Pieced Quilt,
mid 19th century American, calico prints & solid color fabrics in double nine patch pattern with geese in pond surrounds, in greens, red, & cream color with blue & white border, all hand quilted 82" square. > 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
Rockingham Croup Kettle,
Lot # 750 - Rockingham Croup Kettle,
7" high, with typical mottled brown glaze. > Item Details
Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
Lot # 620 - Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
with a vegetable ivory cue ball handle, wonderfully carved along the entire length with mythical symbols, keystone at top with "IOOF" (International Order of Odd Fellows. Tapers to a thermal plastic ferrule, total length 35.5". Attributed to Northern Georgia or Tennessee. > Item Details
Tintype of a Threshing Machine,
Lot # 7 - Tintype of a Threshing Machine,
5.5 x 3.75" in an original gilt wall frame. An fine outdoor scene, showing a yoke of oxen attached to a steam tractor, pulling a large wagon. A group of workers look at the camera, one of whom brandishes a large board at one of his fellows. Faintly identifed on verso as "Ithaca?, NY." > Item Details
Daguerreotype of New Orleans Militia Member,
Lot # 152 - Daguerreotype of New Orleans Militia Member,
anonymous sixth plate from the Zacharie family archive, Not so identified, but possibly H. H. Zacharie, later a Major in the Confederate Army (see lot 197). A fine portrait of an enlisted soldier wearing a Mexican War era uniform. The only distinctive markings are the five-pointed star(s) on the c... > Item Details
Archive of the Painter Family,
Lot # 454 - Archive of the Painter Family,
Milton and Sallie Painter 1783-ca.1860 (bulk: 1850s). ca.275 items. Literate and interesting correspondence from Sallie Hickson and her husband Milton Painter of Owings Mills, Md., and other members of their family, touching on everything from politics to family, farm, friendship, and marriage. T... > Item Details
CDV of CSA Officer H.H. Zacharie,
Lot # 197 - CDV of CSA Officer H.H. Zacharie,
“S. Anderson, New Orleans” with Zacharie’s name twice in pencil on recto. Captain H.H. Zacharie commanded Company C. of the Confederate States Zouave Battalion (a.k.a. 1st Zouave Battalion of Louisiana) organized at Camp Walker, New Orleans in 1861. Like Wheat’s Battalion of “Tigers” the Confedera... > Item Details
Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
Lot # 699 - Salt Glazed Stoneware Jars,
lot of 2, mid-19th century American. Includes a 2 gal. straight-sided jar with freehand cobalt beehive under "2", with lunate handles at sides; 9.5" d. & high; AND a nice shouldered jar with flaring lip with elaborate cobalt stenciled that reads "T.P. Reppert Jas. Hamilton & Co. Greensboro, Pa." wit... > Item Details
Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
Lot # 362 - Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
7.25 x 9.25", titled in negative: "Black Otter, Arapahoe, No. 849, Copyright 1898, F.A. Rinehart, Omaha." From the Rookwood Pottery collection. > Item Details
Hoover & Smith Campaign Cello Pamphlet,
Lot # 99 - Hoover & Smith Campaign Cello Pamphlet,
9.25 x 5.5" overall, folded into thirds to 3 x 5.5". The front of the 2 outer flaps has a "?" and "Our Next President / Hoover / Smith." One has green cellophane in an oval, the other red. When the pamphlet is opened, if one puts the red flap over the center, Hoover's face appears in the oval and on... > Item Details
Cincinnati Berkshire Bitters Pig Flask,
Lot # 672 - Cincinnati Berkshire Bitters Pig Flask,
amber glass with "Berkshire Bitters" on left side & "Amann & Co. Cincinnati" on right, this is the fat pig, 10" long & mold blown. > Item Details
Early Tin & Glass Post Lamps,
Lot # 818 - Early Tin & Glass Post Lamps,
lot of 2, early 19th century American. Includes a steel example with wonderful clear blown glass spherical globe, open at both top & bottom with sheet & heavy steel wire frame with beehive shaped top with cast iron ring finial. This piece was made for a whale oil lamp to be inserted through base (... > Item Details
Silk Ribbon From the 1864 Campaign,
Lot # 61 - Silk Ribbon From the 1864 Campaign,
black on white, with "The Union Must and Shall Be Preserved" surrounding an eagle and shield with "E Pluribus Unum," 6.0" x 3.75." > Item Details
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