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William Marshall (1923-2007; Britain)
Lot # 18 - William Marshall (1923-2007; Britain)
Charger with Leaf Design
ca 2004
Glazed stoneware with wax resist; ht. 3, dia. 17 in. 
Artist stamp on base.
 
Marshall was born in St. Ives, Cornwall and joined the Leach Pottery in the town as its first apprentice in 1938.  Marshall became the foreman and right hand man of Bernard Leach. As Leach got older Marshall did some of his throwing for him and Leach would add the decoration and finishing touches. He set up his own pottery at Lelant Cornwall in 1977.  Marshall’s style was influenced by Shoji Hamada as well as by the landscapes of his native West Cornwall.
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**Lot of Two Double-Action Revolvers, Smith & Wesson and Iver Johnson
Lot # 1509 - **Lot of Two Double-Action Revolvers, Smith & Wesson and Iver Johnson
1 ) Smith & Wesson .32 Safety 2nd Model double-action revolver:
.32 S&W caliber, 3" barrel, S/N 222086. Nickel finish, reproduction hard rubber grips with no screw or escutcheon.  Excellent condition with good+ bore with light to moderate pitting throughout.  A star before the serial number indicates this revolver has been factory refinished and it retains ca 97% of the added finish with some scattered light rust pits.

2) Iver Johnson Owlhead double-action revolver: .38 S&W caliber, 3.25" barrel, S/N 143828. Blue finish, hard rubber grips. Very good condition with a near excellent bore.  It retains ca 60% barrel blue and the frame is mostly brown with traces of original blue. The grips rate very good.
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**WWII Nazi German Mauser K-98 High Turret Sniper Rifle
Lot # 992 - **WWII Nazi German Mauser K-98 High Turret Sniper Rifle
8mm caliber, 24" barrel, S/N 89153.  Maker marked, Dialytan 4x scope (S/N 79293) with phosphate finish, long side rail, newly made rings numbered to match, bolt handle renumbered to match, but rest of bolt is original, mismatched firing pin, reproduction winter trigger. Laminated stock.
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Pattern 1832 Foot Artillery Sword
Lot # 1197 - Pattern 1832 Foot Artillery Sword
19.125" blade, one-piece brass handle, pommel and crossguard; dated 1844.
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Percussion Target Rifle by <i>J.O. Robson, Buffalo, New York</i>
Lot # 817 - Percussion Target Rifle by J.O. Robson, Buffalo, New York
,528 bore diameter, 33" heavy octagonal bore, 1.50" across the flats of barrel. Dove tail for front sight, long tube sight mounted on the barrel. Marked on the left flat near the breech J.O. Robson, 908,  Buffalo New York. Cast steel. Engraved back-action lock and hammer. Engraved frame and tang. Nickel-plated brass triggerguard. Double-set triggers. Engraved Iron buttplate and toeplate.  Checkered walnut stock. Has the original bench rest, false muzzle and brass loader. Rifle weighs 35 pounds. Often referred to as a slug rifle.
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Three Autographed CDVs: Robt. B. Potter, Calvin E. Pratt, Thos. E. Ransom
Lot # 176 - Three Autographed CDVs: Robt. B. Potter, Calvin E. Pratt, Thos. E. Ransom
Lot of 3: Gurney & Son, New York CDV of Maj. Gen. Robert B. Potter ink signed on verso. Addis, Washington, D.C. view of Brig. Gen. Calvin E. Pratt, ink signed on verso, Col. 31st NY; WIA Mechanicsville, commanded a brigade at Fredericksburg, resigned in April 1863. Brady CDV of Brig. Gen. T.E.G. Ransom, autographed beneath portrait with notations on verso in another hand, Col. 11th IL; a much underrated soldier who rose from captain to temporarily lead the 5th Corps during the Atlanta campaign and later the 17th Corps. Twice wounded, Ransom died of illness and exhaustion while returning to his command.
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Three CDVs, Including Illinois BBGs: David Magee, Daniel McClure, Edwin McCook
Lot # 517 - Three CDVs, Including Illinois BBGs: David Magee, Daniel McClure, Edwin McCook
Lot of 3: Bvt. Brig. Gen. Daniel McClure, Chief Paymaster for Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin, received single brevet, carte lacks studio mark. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Edwin S. McCook, Col., 31st Illinois, received two brevets, CDV boldly autographed beneath portrait, with W.E. Rippey, Parkersburg, WV backmark and 2 cent revenue stamp. Bvt. Brig. Gen. David W. Magee, Col., 47th Illinois, received single brevet, CDV with Cole's Photographic Gallery, Peoria, IL backmark. 
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English Boxlock Flintlock Pistol
Lot # 1370 - English Boxlock Flintlock Pistol
.46 caliber, 1.5" round screw barrel. Engraved box frame with folding trigger.  Bag-shaped checkered walnut grips.
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Model 1863 Springfield Percussion Rifled-Musket Type II
Lot # 799 - Model 1863 Springfield Percussion Rifled-Musket Type II
.58 caliber, 40" round barrel with 1864 dated on the top flat. Eagle, V P on the left flat at breech. Lockplate dated 1864 and marked US Springfield. Eagle on the flat of percussion bolster. Three barrel bands.  Walnut stock.
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Four CDVs: Peter Osterhaus, Innis N. Palmer, Lewis B. Parsons, Francis E. Patterson
Lot # 170 - Four CDVs: Peter Osterhaus, Innis N. Palmer, Lewis B. Parsons, Francis E. Patterson
Lot of 4: J.A. Scholten, St. Louis, MO carte of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Lewis B. Parsons; Quartermaster officer in charge of all rail and river transport from 1864. Brady/Anthony CDV of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Innis N. Palmer '42; commanded a brigade in the AOP through 1862, then transferred for the duration to duties in the Dept. of North Carolina; earned four brevets. Gutekunst, Philadelphia CDV of Brig. Gen. Francis Patterson; briefly led a brigade in the 3rd Corps in 1862, about to be investigated on serious charges proffered by Gen. Sickles, Patterson "was killed by the accidental discharge of his own pistol." With CDV of Peter Osterhaus, by Hoelke & Benecke, St. Louis, MO.
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**Lithgow British Enfield Mark III Bolt-Action Rifle
Lot # 1293 - **Lithgow British Enfield Mark III Bolt-Action Rifle
.303 British caliber, 25" barrel, S/N 38717. Dated 1916; web sling.
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