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Brown label empty packet. With caps in rolled up brown paper.
Round cardboard box with buff and printed label. Green paper on the outside. Box is empty - no cartridges.
An empty arsenal paper packet of 44. caliber pistol ammunition, tied together with green string.
An empty paper packet of St. Louis Arsenal .36 caliber Colt Navy cartridges, tied together with brown string.
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.
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.
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...
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 includes 4 empty shotgun ammo boxes: Winchester, Remington, Super-X and Mallard, and one empty pistol box, Winchester .38 S&W.
Iran, ca 1930s. 17 ft. 3 in. x 11 ft. 5.75 in. (207 x 137.75 in.; 225.78 x 349.89 cm).
Iran, ca 1950s. 32 ft. x 4 ft. 10 in. (384 x 58 in.; 975.36 x 147.32 cm).
Pakistan. 10 ft. 5 in. x 13 ft. 11.5 in. (125 x 167.5 in.; 317.5 x 425.45 cm).
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).
Turkey, ca 1920. 53 ft. 10 in. x 11 in. (646 x 11 in.; 1640.84 x 27.94 cm).
China, ca 1940s-1950s. 11 ft. 7 in. x 8 ft. 11 in. (139 x 107 in.; 353.06 x 271.78 cm).
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).
Iran, ca 1930s. 11 ft. 8.5 in. x 11 ft. 8 in. (141.5 x 140 in.; 359.41 x 355.6 cm).
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).
Iran, ca 1940s. 19 ft. 7.5 in. x 11 ft. 9 in. (235.5 x 141 in.; 598.17 x 358.14 cm).
Ca 1920s. 2 ft. 6 in. x 2 ft. (30 x 25 in.; 76.2 x 63.5 cm), each.
Portugal, 20th century. 12 ft. x 8 ft. 7.5 in. (144 x 103.5 in.; 365.76 x 262.89 cm).
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).
Moldova/Ukraine, ca 1930. 7 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 9 in. (90 x 69 in.; 228.6 x 175.26 cm).
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).
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).
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).
Turkey, late 20th century. 9 ft. x 6 ft. 5.5 in. (108 x 77.5 in.; 274.32 x 196.85 cm).
India, ca 1910-1920. 19 ft. 9 in. x 9 ft. 11 in. (237 x 119 in.; 601.98 x 302.26 cm).
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).
India, 20th century. 14 ft. 11.5 in. x 11 ft. 7 in. (179.5 x 139 in.; 455.93 x 353.06 cm).
Continental, ca 1920s. 23 ft. 7 in. x 15 ft. 6 in. (283 x 186 in.; 718.82 x 472.44 cm).
Continental, ca 1910-1920. 9 ft. 1 in. x 6 ft. .5 in. (109 x 72.5 in.; 276.86 x 184.15 cm).
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).
Continental, ca 1930s-1940s. Dia. 13 ft. 5.75 in. (161.75 in.; 410.85 cm).
Turkey, late 20th century. 8 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 10 in. (102 x 70 in.; 259.08 x 177.8 cm).
Turkey, ca 1950s-1960s. 11 ft. .5 in. x 6 ft. 8 in. (132.5 x 80 in.; 336.55 x 203.2 cm).
American, ca 1950s. 15 ft. 6.25 in. x 12 ft. 4 in. (186.25 x 148 in.; 473.08 x 375.92 cm).
American, ca 1960s. 11 ft. 11.5 in. x 8 ft. 6 in. (143.5 x 102 in.; 364.49 x 259.08 cm).
American, 20th century. 14 ft. 3 in. x 1 ft. 9 in. (171 x 21 in.; 434.34 x 53.34 cm).
American, ca 1940-1950. 11 ft. 10 in. x 8 ft. 8 in. (142 x 104 in.; 360.68 x 264.16 cm).
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
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.
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.
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 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 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 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...
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...
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...
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.