Unsold Items

Items listed here are UNSOLD lots. They will be for sale for only 30 days following an auction.


They can be purchased at 70% of the LOW pre-sale estimate, or the Seller's Reserve.
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Auctions 1-50 of 117
Lot 9
Empty Soft Packet Unmarked for Army Revolver

Brown label empty packet.  With caps in rolled up brown paper.

Lot 22
Empty Box for Perrin Revolvers

Round cardboard box with buff and printed label. Green paper on the outside.  Box is empty - no cartridges.

Lot 25
An Empty Arsenal Packet of .44 Caliber Pistol Ammunition

An empty arsenal paper packet of 44. caliber pistol ammunition, tied together with green string.

Lot 26
An Empty Packet of St. Louis Arsenal .36 Caliber Colt Navy Cartridges

An empty paper packet of St. Louis Arsenal .36 caliber Colt Navy cartridges, tied together with brown string.

Lot 29
An Empty Packet of .69 Caliber Buck and Ball Cartridges

An empty paper packet of .69 caliber buck and ball cartridges, tied together with brownish tan string. Includes x-ray what was in the package before the previous owner removed them.

Lot 30
Two Colt Labels by Eley

Orange labels marked for Colt's New Patent Revolver Pocket Size.  The other orange label is marked for Colt's New Patent Revolver Navy Size.

Lot 97
German WWII Navy Roll of Honor Clasp

In February 1943, Admiral Donitz instituted the Naval version of the Honor Roll, to be followed by the Honor Clasp of the German Navy on May 13, 1944. In the case of the Kriegsmarine, the decoration that represented induction into the roll was a marine anchor surmounted by a swastika, with a wreath of oak leaves rolled up in the same direction surrounding the whole clasp. The award criteria for this clasp was to have performed...

Lot 98
German WWII Fighter Pilots' Autographs, Lot of Three

Autographs include Erich Hartmann, the world's top fighter ace with 352 Victories; Gerd Backhorn, 2nd with 301 victories; and Adolf Galland, youngest general in WWII and Fighter General with 103 Victories.

Lot 108
Empty Ammo Boxes for Display, Lot of Five

Lot includes 4 empty shotgun ammo boxes: Winchester, Remington, Super-X and Mallard, and one empty pistol box, Winchester .38 S&W.

Lot 5
Persian Kashan Rug

Iran, ca 1930s. 17 ft. 3 in. x 11 ft. 5.75 in. (207 x 137.75 in.; 225.78 x 349.89 cm).

Lot 6
Kashan Runner

Iran, ca 1950s. 32 ft. x 4 ft. 10 in. (384 x 58 in.; 975.36 x 147.32 cm).

Lot 19
Peshawar Rug

Pakistan. 10 ft. 5 in. x 13 ft. 11.5 in. (125 x 167.5 in.; 317.5 x 425.45 cm).

Lot 37
Tibetan Rug

Possibly Tibet, late 20th century. 9 ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. 11.5 in. (114 x 83.5 in.; 289.56 x 212.09 cm).

Lot 40
Turkish Tent

Turkey, ca 1920. 53 ft. 10 in. x 11 in. (646 x 11 in.; 1640.84 x 27.94 cm).

Lot 45
Chinese Art Deco Rug

China, ca 1940s-1950s. 11 ft. 7 in. x 8 ft. 11 in. (139 x 107 in.; 353.06 x 271.78 cm).

Lot 49
Peking Rug

China, ca 1940s-1950s. 16 ft. 7.5 in. x 10 ft. 11.5 in. (199.5 x 131.5 in.; 506.73 x 334.01 cm).

Lot 58
Persian Kerman Rug

Iran, ca 1930s. 11 ft. 8.5 in. x 11 ft. 8 in. (141.5 x 140 in.; 359.41 x 355.6 cm).

Lot 59
Persian Kerman Rug

Iran, ca 1950s-1960s. 21 ft. 5.5 in. x 12 ft. 9 in. (257.5 x 153 in.; 654.05 x 388.62 cm).

Lot 63
Kerman Rug

Iran, ca 1940s. 19 ft. 7.5 in. x 11 ft. 9 in. (235.5 x 141 in.; 598.17 x 358.14 cm).

Lot 70
Kurdish Saddle Mats

Ca 1920s. 2 ft. 6 in. x 2 ft. (30 x 25 in.; 76.2 x 63.5 cm), each.

Lot 74
Portuguese Needlepoint Rug

Portugal, 20th century. 12 ft. x 8 ft. 7.5 in. (144 x 103.5 in.; 365.76 x 262.89 cm).

Lot 75
Portuguese Needlepoint Rug

Portugal, late 20th century. 13 ft. 7.25 in. x 9 ft. 11 in. (163.25 x 119 in.; 414.66 x 302.26 cm).

Lot 77
Bessarabian Kilim Rug

Moldova/Ukraine, ca 1930. 7 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 9 in. (90 x 69 in.; 228.6 x 175.26 cm).

Lot 81
Oushak Needlepoint Rug

Turkey, ca 1940s. 15 ft. 11.5 in. x 12 ft. 10.5 in. (191.5 x 154.5 in; 486.41 x 392.43 cm).

Lot 82
Oushak Rug

Turkey, late 20th century. 9 ft. 11.5 in. x 7 ft. 5.5 in. (119.5 x 89.5 in.; 303.53 x 227.33 cm).

Lot 83
Turkish Prayer Rug

Turkish, ca 1920s. 3 ft. 1.5 in. x 1 ft. 6 in. (37.5 x 18.5 in.; 95.25 x 46.99 cm).

Lot 88
Oushak Rug

Turkey, late 20th century. 9 ft. x 6 ft. 5.5 in. (108 x 77.5 in.; 274.32 x 196.85 cm).

Lot 91
Indian Agra Rug

India, ca 1910-1920. 19 ft. 9 in. x 9 ft. 11 in. (237 x 119 in.; 601.98 x 302.26 cm).

Lot 92
Indian Agra Rug

India, ca 1920-1930. 12 ft. 3.5 in. x 8 ft. 10.25 in. (147.5 x 106.25 in.; 374.65 x 269.88 cm).

Lot 101
Indo-Savonnerie Rug

India, 20th century. 14 ft. 11.5 in. x 11 ft. 7 in. (179.5 x 139 in.; 455.93 x 353.06 cm).

Lot 102
Ginzkey Savonnerie Rug

Continental, ca 1920s. 23 ft. 7 in. x 15 ft. 6 in. (283 x 186 in.; 718.82 x 472.44 cm).

Lot 105
Aubusson Rug

Continental, ca 1910-1920. 9 ft. 1 in. x 6 ft. .5 in. (109 x 72.5 in.; 276.86 x 184.15 cm).

Lot 106
Aubusson Rug

Continental, ca 1940s-1950s. 13 ft. 10.5 in. x 9 ft. 4 in. (166.5 x 112 in.; 422.91 x 284.48 cm).

Lot 107
Aubusson Circular Rug

Continental, ca 1930s-1940s. Dia. 13 ft. 5.75 in. (161.75 in.; 410.85 cm).

Lot 136
Oushak Rug

Turkey, late 20th century. 8 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 10 in. (102 x 70 in.; 259.08 x 177.8 cm).

Lot 139
Turkish Killim Rug

Turkey, ca 1950s-1960s. 11 ft. .5 in. x 6 ft. 8 in. (132.5 x 80 in.; 336.55 x 203.2 cm).

Lot 147
American Hooked Rug

American, ca 1950s. 15 ft. 6.25 in. x 12 ft. 4 in. (186.25 x 148 in.; 473.08 x 375.92 cm).

Lot 148
American Hooked Rug

American, ca 1960s. 11 ft. 11.5 in. x 8 ft. 6 in. (143.5 x 102 in.; 364.49 x 259.08 cm).

Lot 151
American Hooked Runner

American, 20th century. 14 ft. 3 in. x 1 ft. 9 in. (171 x 21 in.; 434.34 x 53.34 cm).

Lot 152
American Hooked Rug

American, ca 1940-1950. 11 ft. 10 in. x 8 ft. 8 in. (142 x 104 in.; 360.68 x 264.16 cm).

Lot 27
General Irvin McDowell Signed CDV

Carte de visite of Gen. Irvin McDowell (1818-1885) best known for his defeat in the First Battle of Bull Run, signed on mount below image, Irvin McDowell/ Maj. Genl. Published by E & H.T. Anthony after Brady.2

Lot 30
General Gordon Granger Signed CDV

Carte de visite of Union Gen. Gordon Granger (1821-1876), best known for his actions at Chickamauga, where he saved Gen. George Thomas' regiment at Horseshoe Ridge, and in effect saved Gen. Rosecrans' army from destruction. Signed on mount below portrait, Gordon Granger/ Maj. Genl. Published by E & H.T. Anthony after Brady.

Lot 31
General Nathaniel P. Banks Signed CDV

A standing view of Union Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks (1816-1894) in full military regalia, signed below portrait, N.P. Banks, and inscribed and signed by Banks on verso from Waltham, Mass., 22 Nov. 1865. Published by E & H.T. Anthony after Brady.

Lot 33
Admiral Farragut Signed CDV, Plus

CDV of D.G. Farragut (1801-1870) by Leon Bravy of Mahon, Menorca (Minorca, Spain), signed on verso Respectfully, D.G. Farragut / Admiral, plus an uncredited CDV from the same negative.The Minorcan carte is of special interest because Farragut's father, Jordi (George) Farragut had emigrated from the island. The elder Farragut came to America after his native land was ceded to the British in the 1763 Treaty of Paris, and fought the Britis...

Lot 34
Admiral Farragut Signed CDV, Plus

Lot of 2 CDVs of D.G. Farragut (1801-1870), including an uncredited three-quarter-length portrait signed on verso With the compliments of Rear Admiral D.G. Farragut, U.S. Navy, and affixed with a three cent revenue stamp, plus a half-length portrait by Sarony, New York.

Lot 38
Massachusetts, Mellen Family Photograph Archive, Including Civil War-Period Photographs

Lot of 150+ photographs relating to the Mellen family of Massachusetts, including eight cased images; approx. 140 CDVs and cabinet cards, the majority housed in four separate albums with many of the subjects identified; and five portraits, both tintypes and large format silver gelatin photographs with identifications inscribed on back.Highlights include: CDV of David D. Mellen in uniform, by ...

Lot 39
George Kane, Politician and Police Marshal During 1861 Baltimore Riot, CDV, Tintype, & Cover

Lot of 3 items relating to Maryland politician and Baltimore police marshall, George Proctor Kane including a gem sized tintype of Kane; CDV by Tanner & Vanness Photographers in Lynchburg, VA; and an illustrated cover featuring Kane's standing portrait in front of a gruesome scene comprised of dead bodies and smoking alters captioned Secession and Union.Kane (1820-1878) was an i...

Lot 42
Robert E. Lee Salt Print Autographed in Richmond, Virginia, May 23, 1865

Oval salt print, 5.25 x 7.25 in., on gilt-bordered, 8 x 9.75 in. mount, signed directly below the portrait in Robert E. Lee's distinctive hand. The mount also bears the following inscription: Richmond Va/ May 23, 1865/ Signed by Gen. Lee/ with his own/ hand at my request/ J.H. Watson. Several hundred Confederate soldiers named "J. Watson" are listed on HDS, which makes it difficult to confirm the identity of the original owner of this r...

Lot 43
General Robert E. Lee and Staff, Autographed Photograph by Brady

Albumen photograph, 7.25 x 8.75 in., on printed mount bearing title, Gen. R.E. Lee and Staff, with Brady & Co. imprint and 1865 copyright line. The mount is autographed lower right, R.E. Lee. Housed in period frame, 13.75 x 16 in. A fine image of the aged general, with his eldest son, General George Washington Custis Lee, on the left and Colonel Walter Taylor on the right, taken at Lee's Richmond home on Franklin Street in Apri...

Lot 54
Civil War Albumen Photograph of Three Union Officers Studying a Map

Albumen photograph, 4.75 x 6.75 in., of three Union officers posed as if examining a map.  The two on the left appear to have the oak leaf shoulder straps of a major or lieutenant colonel and all three hold their swords. Housed in period gilt frame, 12.5 x 14.5 in. overall.

Auctions 1-50 of 117