Lot 2147    

Collection of Tintypes and CDVs, including Southern Backmarks
12/6/2012 - American History: TIMED Auction - ends 12/17
Lot of over 50 tintypes and 30 CDVs, plus 8 circa 1940s prints. The tintypes range from sixth-plates to gem size, all portraits of men, women, children, or couples, with the featured piece being a fine ninth plate of three men raising their drinks at a small table. The CDVs are from various photographers, many from Brooklyn, and many related to each other as evidenced by the verso inscriptions. Also, there are several CDVs featuring rare Kentucky backmarks, including Bergman of Louisville, Excelsior Gallery of Louisville, Brown's Gallery of Hopkinsville, E.L. Foulks of Hopkinsville, and R.A. Marshall's Gallery of Hartford, KY.

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James Blaine Figural Cane
Lot # 2208 - James Blaine Figural Cane
Political cane, 35 in. ln., 1 in. ferrule. Plastic head of James G. Blaine with molded embossed inscription at neck base Blaine on front, and Chicago on back. Blaine was nominated in 1884 at the Republican National Convention in Chicago. Wooden shaft.  AUCTIONEER'S NO... > Item Details
William Henry Harrison 1840 Presidential Campaign Ribbon
Lot # 2175 - William Henry Harrison 1840 Presidential Campaign Ribbon
5 x 3 in. silk imprinted with black ink.  Headlined "Paxton Straight-Outs."  Ribbon features a log cabin and American flag above the slogan, "Buff and Blue, Tough and True, For Tippecanoe." Framed. William Henry Harrison's successful presidential campaign in... > Item Details
Confederate Paper Currency, Including Twenty Dollars & Fifty Cents
Lot # 2096 - Confederate Paper Currency, Including Twenty Dollars & Fifty Cents
Lot of 3, including: Two CSA $20 notes, issue of February 17, 1864, Richmond, s/n 52885 and 63285. One CSA $0.50 note, Issue of April 6, 1863, Richmond, s/n 50748. > Item Details
M.P. Simons Half Plate Daguerreotype of Identified Southerners
Lot # 2127 - M.P. Simons Half Plate Daguerreotype of Identified Southerners
Half plate daguerreotype of two well-dressed gentlemen, mat stamped lower right M.P. Simons. Accompanied by cloth note: Richard Thompson Archer/ B. Amelia, Va. / D. "Anchuca," Miss. Although it was once believed that the young gentleman at left was Richard Thompson Archer (1797-1867), the ... > Item Details
Two Fine Sixth Plates of Armed Union Soldiers in Union Cases
Lot # 2011 - Two Fine Sixth Plates of Armed Union Soldiers in Union Cases
The first, a sharp ruby ambrotype portrait of a youthful private sprouting chin whiskers wearing a state-issue nine button shell jacket with cloth epaulettes. The anonymous volunteer holds an Enfield rifle and exhibits freshly issued full leather equipment. The second sixth plate is a tintype por... > Item Details
Civil War Manuscript Special Order No. 90 Issued by O.O. Howard
Lot # 2064 - Civil War Manuscript Special Order No. 90 Issued by O.O. Howard
Special Field Orders No. 90. In the field near Neuse Mill, NC, Apr. 13, 1865. On letterhead of the Headquarters of the Department and Army of the Tennessee, and issued by order of Major General Oliver Otis Howard, signed by A.M. Van Dyke, AAG. This copy apparently destined for Lieutenant Stickney, A... > Item Details
Theodore Roosevelt Bear Tin Toy
Lot # 2232 - Theodore Roosevelt Bear Tin Toy
Polychrome lithographed bear in spectacles wearing a jacket with green striped shirt and red bow tie, and riding a tin bicycle on a high wire with balancing weight, 7 in. wide x 3 in. tall. Accompanied by modern mount and stand, 15.5 in. wide x 10 in. tall.   > Item Details
Conestoga Wagon Jack dated 1846
Lot # 2456 - Conestoga Wagon Jack dated 1846
Conestoga Wagon jack consisting of a wooden body with iron band and hardware, 27 in. tall, 6.5 in. wide. Crank dated 1846, with what appears to be PORDNER inscribed below, plus decorative details include a heart.  > Item Details
Franklin Roosevelt, <i>F.D.R. The Man of the Hour</i> Lamp
Lot # 2248 - Franklin Roosevelt, F.D.R. The Man of the Hour Lamp
Electrified lamp featuring Franklin Roosevelt in sailor's garb at the wheel of a sailboat, with depiction of eagle at base, plus the phrase: F.D.R. The Man of the Hour. Including colorful glass shade. 15.5 in. tall overall.  > Item Details
Yogoslavian President Josip Broz Tito Autographed Photographs
Lot # 2300 - Yogoslavian President Josip Broz Tito Autographed Photographs
Josip Broz Tito (1892-1980).  Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman; served as the Yugoslav president and/or prime minister 1943-1980.  Lot of two 5 x 7 in. signed photographs, one dated May 30, 1957, the other accompanied by a typed letter from the Yugoslav embassy in Washington, dated Oct... > Item Details
Kentucky Military Institute Figure, J.W. Gregory, Signed Photograph
Lot # 2046 - Kentucky Military Institute Figure, J.W. Gregory, Signed Photograph
A ca 1859 albumen photograph, 4.75" x 6" oval, on a 7.75" x 9.5" mount blind stamped M.M. Griswold Photographer, and ink inscribed Ever your friend/J.W. Gregory Danville, Ky. Mr. Gregory appears on the rolls of the Kentucky Military institute, but his history beyond that is un... > Item Details
Album of Sixteenth Plate Tintypes, Including Portrait of Cat
Lot # 2146 - Album of Sixteenth Plate Tintypes, Including Portrait of Cat
Lot of 88 gem-sized tintypes. Album is 3.25 x 3.5 in. leather with raised equal-armed cross. Spine has gilt designs and Album. Page edges also gilt. All portraits of people except the last. > Item Details
Lot of 19th Century Patent Medicine Almanacs, and a Miniature Almanac
Lot # 2379 - Lot of 19th Century Patent Medicine Almanacs, and a Miniature Almanac
Lot of 16. Miniature Almanack, for the Year of our Lord 1829. Boston: Richardson & Lord, 1828. 2 x 2.75 in., 28pp, paper wraps. Hostetter's Illustrated United States Almanac. Pittsburgh (PA): Hostetter & Smith. Four almanacs, for the years 1871, 1875, 1876, and 1887. 12mo, printed ... > Item Details
Political Campaign Fans, From William H. Taft to George H.W. Bush
Lot # 2241 - Political Campaign Fans, From William H. Taft to George H.W. Bush
Lot of 16, including: William Howard Taft & Theodore Roosevelt; an interesting fan made to resemble Taft when held right side up, and Roosevelt when upside down, with verso advertisement fot Dr. Swett's Root Beer. William Howard Taft & William Jennings Bryan; 1908 campaign fan list... > Item Details
Marshal Ferdinand Foch Autographed Booklet, <i>Tour of Marshal Foch in the United States as Guest of the American Legion 1921</i>, Plus Additional Signatures
Lot # 2121 - Marshal Ferdinand Foch Autographed Booklet, Tour of Marshal Foch in the United States as Guest of the American Legion 1921, Plus Additional Signatures
Itinerary booklet for the Tour of Marshal Foch in the United States as a Guest of the American Legion, 1921.  Leather bound 8vo with frontispiece photogravure of Foch and 21.5 x 20.5 in. fold-out map. Signed by Marshal Foch as well as fellow members of the tour including General de Sticker... > Item Details
Political Almanacs of the 19th Century, Lot of 17
Lot # 2380 - Political Almanacs of the 19th Century, Lot of 17
The Whig Almanac and United States Register for 1852. New York: Greeley & McElrath, 1851. 12mo, printed paper wraps, 64 pp. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register. New York: H. Greeley & Company.  For years 1858, 1864 (partial), 1866 (covers missing), 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870,... > Item Details
Two Jules Baric Zouave Hand-Colored Lithographs,
Lot # 2104 - Two Jules Baric Zouave Hand-Colored Lithographs,
From The Crimean War, 1859. Each 11 x 14". These are Baric's original proof sheets; published in Paris by A[rnauld] De Vresse, lithographed by Geniex; each inscribed at top on mat Modele. One depicts a French Zouave helping a dying soldier drink from a canteen and captioned "On n'e... > Item Details
20th Century Business Leaders & Inventors, Autographed Photographs
Lot # 2307 - 20th Century Business Leaders & Inventors, Autographed Photographs
Lot includes: Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993).  Author of The Power of Positive Thinking (1952) and other popular motivational books.  5 x 7 in. signed photograph. Karl Friedrich Meyer (1884-1974).  Swiss-American scientist known for advances in epidemiology and public health; ... > Item Details
Political Campaign Portrait Tiles, Republican State Convention, Zanesville, OH, 1895, Including McKinley
Lot # 2200 - Political Campaign Portrait Tiles, Republican State Convention, Zanesville, OH, 1895, Including McKinley
Lot of 5 tiles by the American Encaustic Tiling Co., Ltd., of Zanesville, Ohio.  Four are 3 x 3 in. portrait tiles made for the 1896 presidential campaign, featuring Republican nominees William McKinley (two tiles) and Garrett Hobart, and Democratic nominee for president William Jennings Bryan.... > Item Details
Beautifully Framed Photograph on Porcelain Taken at Niagara Falls
Lot # 2165 - Beautifully Framed Photograph on Porcelain Taken at Niagara Falls
7.5 x 5.5 in. oval photograph on porcelain, mounted within an interesting glass and mother of pearl piece and framed to 14.75 x 12.75 in.  Back of photograph inscribed Taken in Aug 1892 / C.A. Lohr & N.J. Rodgers / C.A. Lohr 27 yrs old / Niagara Falls. > Item Details
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