Lot 1360    

CDV of Buffalo Bill Cody,
2005, Historic Americana / June 9-10
early albumen of young Cody in suit with black broad-brimmed hat and overcoat, imprint along bottom Sarony, 680 Broadway./BUFFALO BILL.

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Unmounted CDV of Major General J.E.B. Stuart, CSA,
Lot # 456 - Unmounted CDV of Major General J.E.B. Stuart, CSA,
by Vannerson, Richmond originally taken in 1862 and circulated widely. This enduring likeness of the famous cavalry corps commander mortally wounded at Yellow Tavern on May 1, 1864 seems to embody Stuart’s persona as the “Last Cavalier.” > Item Details
Boudoir Photograph of the First Cripple Creek, Colorado Fire,
Lot # 1238 - Boudoir Photograph of the First Cripple Creek, Colorado Fire,
with imprint of Edgar Yelton of Cripple Creek, and identified in the negative as "Bennett Ave. First Fire." A dramatic, and historically important image of this fire, which ultimately destroyed nearly half of the mining town. On April 25, 1896 a fire started in one of the many brothels in town, wh... > Item Details
Fine First National Confederate
Lot # 849 - Fine First National Confederate "Bible" or Parade Flag,
machine-sewn silk with embroidered 12 stars on blue canton, with braided red and white hoisting rope, 1.5” x 4”, mounted on gold painted carved wood pole with spear point end, 9” long and pressure mounted in modern frame, 8.75” x 11.25”. > Item Details
Fort Washington ADS by W.H. Harrison, PLUS,
Lot # 243 - Fort Washington ADS by W.H. Harrison, PLUS,
engraving. Written as aide-de-camp to Anthony Wayne. ADS, 1p, 7 x 4", Fort Washington [Cincinnati], 12 Nov. 1796. He writes in part: ...the Quarter Master will [illeg.] to issue for the use of a Public Horse one bushel of corn & fifty pounds of Hay.... Together with a handsome, vintage engraving. A ... > Item Details
Brass Ashtray Made from Shells from D-Day Presented to Adm. H.R. Stark,
Lot # 1413 - Brass Ashtray Made from Shells from D-Day Presented to Adm. H.R. Stark,
brass ashtray with eagle clutching a patriotic shield in its talons. Eagle also presents crossed swords under its wings and fouled anchors under shield. Topside presents four cigarette insets. Side features two sets of cast four-star designs. Ashtray fashioned from shells fired by the United States ... > Item Details
Ham Bell's Personal  Photograph of  the  Dodge City
Lot # 1194 - Ham Bell's Personal Photograph of the Dodge City "Peace Commission,"
a ca 1910 silver gelatin copy of the original albumen photograph, taken in June 1883. Image size 6 x 8", mounted on grey 8.7 x 10.6" card stock, with inked names on the blank lower margin of the mount, and imprint of S. A. Burrell of Dodge City, Kansas. Margins of image have printers crop marks in ... > Item Details
Whole Plate Ambrotype of a Group of Gentlemen,
Lot # 17 - Whole Plate Ambrotype of a Group of Gentlemen,
arranged in two rows with two men standing in rear and three seated in front, in original brass mat and grain painted wood frame with gilt liner, 9" x 11". > Item Details
CDV of Robert E. Lee,
Lot # 662 - CDV of Robert E. Lee,
with backmark of N.R. Selby...Baltimore, with facsimile signature at bottom margin. > Item Details
Great <i>C.L. Gillingham</i> Albumen of Mounted Cowboys,
Lot # 1148 - Great C.L. Gillingham Albumen of Mounted Cowboys,
with troop of cowboys with their herd of cattle and horses in background and chuck wagon in center, marked along right margin or card stock as above and Colorado Springs, Colo., image is 10" x 16", on slightly larger stock. > Item Details
CDV of General John C. Robinson, CMOH,
Lot # 431 - CDV of General John C. Robinson, CMOH,
published by Anthony after Brady with contemporary pencil identification on verso. Robinson became Colonel of the 1st Michigan Infantry in September 1861. He was promoted to Brigadier General in April 1862 and had been given a division in the 1st Corps by the time of Fredericksburg. On July 1 at G... > Item Details
Seymour-Blair Jugate Parade Flag,
Lot # 150 - Seymour-Blair Jugate Parade Flag,
an exceptional rarity printed in red, white and blue on glazed cotton with jugate portrait on canton with star surround and Seymour & Blair in blue on 3 white stripes, mounted on original wood dowel with tacks, 15.8" x 11.8", dowel is 18.6" long. > Item Details
Rare Elizabeth
Lot # 274 - Rare Elizabeth "Molly" Stark ANS,
one page, quarto, Manchester, March 11, 1814. An order for snuff, tea, sugar and "bottels full of gin," signed by Stark, addressed to her son Major Caleb Stark. Elizabeth "Molly" Stark (1737-1814), wife of Revolutionary War General and hero John Stark, was a constant source of aid and ministered t... > Item Details
Jeff Davis Repairs His Luggage and Prepares to Flee Richmond,
Lot # 701 - Jeff Davis Repairs His Luggage and Prepares to Flee Richmond,
Ms invoice document on unlined paper with heading President Davis to Mr. A.L. Ritzels with 6 lines of itemized repairs and replacements of various trunks, locks and carpet bags for a total of $100.00 (must be CSA currency) and dated at bottom Richmond March 29th 1865/Received payd., 5.4” x 6.5”. > Item Details
Lot of Seven Civil War Books,
Lot # 721 - Lot of Seven Civil War Books,
includes: Dowdey, Clifford. Death of a Nation: The Story of Lee and His Men at Gettysburg. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. 8vo, blue cloth, dj, 383pp plus index. PLUS Goss, Warren Lee (2nd MA HA). The Soldier's Story of His Captivity at Andersonville, Belle Isle, and Other Rebel Prisons. Boston: Le... > Item Details
Autographed Photograph of President Herbert Hoover,
Lot # 255 - Autographed Photograph of President Herbert Hoover,
1874 - 1964, President (1929-1933). Image is 7 x 9.5", framed to 11.5 x 14.75". Inscribed to Walter Cole and signed by Hoover, but not dated. Hoover served as Secretary of Commerce under Harding and Coolidge, and this may have been signed just before becoming president, since a Coolidge photo (see l... > Item Details
American  Revolutionary War Era Socketed Spontoon Head,
Lot # 941 - American Revolutionary War Era Socketed Spontoon Head,
6" slightly ridged spear point complete with straight crossbar. 3.5" conical wrapped socket with one squared mounting hole and open seam on opposite side. Forged as one integral piece. > Item Details
CDV of General David Russell,
Lot # 432 - CDV of General David Russell,
by Brady with modern pencil identification. A regular, Russell became Colonel of the 7th Massachusetts and Brigadier General in November 1862 in the 6th Corps. At Gettysburg, Russell commanded the 3rd brigade of Horatio Wright's division that was lightly engaged. Russell was later killed in action... > Item Details
Albumen Photograph of a Texas Mailman,
Lot # 1243 - Albumen Photograph of a Texas Mailman,
mounted on original card stock with inked inscription along lower margin Dresher the Mail Carrier/Dept. Hd. Qrd./San Antonio, Tex., great image of mail cart drawn by a mule, image is 7.5" x 9.15", card stock is 10" x 12". > Item Details
Bliss Fort Sill Cabinet Card of Indians,
Lot # 1299 - Bliss Fort Sill Cabinet Card of Indians,
a montage of Kiowa and Southern Cheyenne, including Satanta, Lone Wolf, Kicking Bird, Pebo Racer and others. With W.P.Bliss' Fort Sill, I.T. logo on verso. > Item Details
Starr Carbine,
Lot # 609 - Starr Carbine,
with 21" barrel with folding rear and standing front sights, marked on lock plate Starr Arms Co./Yonkers, N.Y., and on rear tang Starr's Patent./Sept. 14, 1858. Three initials LAB on left side of barrel, with brass barrel strap and butt plate and walnut stock and forestock, with saddle ring on left... > Item Details
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