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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Cabinet Card of Buffalo Bill Cody,
Lot # 1345 - Cabinet Card of Buffalo Bill Cody,
albumen, 1880s, full-length image in buckskin and thigh-high riding boots with whip in hand, imprint of Newsboy, New York. > Item Details
36-Star American National Flag,
Lot # 878 - 36-Star American National Flag,
36 stars are configured in straight rows with great vertical axis variation. Adding to the folk art quality is the small canton and 11 red-white-blue stripes that are irregularly ordered and of unequal widths. The flag is vertically oriented; the canton as well as blue and "red" stripes sewn onto a... > Item Details
Hand-Decorated Folk Art Drum,
Lot # 1048 - Hand-Decorated Folk Art Drum,
bent wood hide-covered drum, rendered in blue, red and green with a glued hand-painted decorated triangular label with stars and a sun with anthropomorphic traits. Both headbands with regimental diagonal black and red stripes. Complete with ten leather tension mounts. 15" height x 14" diameter. > Item Details
Fantastic Group of Photographs from the Osage Reign of Terror,
Lot # 1319 - Fantastic Group of Photographs from the Osage Reign of Terror,
498 photo post cards, few color lithos, post-card sized photos, plus 41 smaller snapshots ranging 2.25” x 3.25” to 3”x 5.25”. The majority of the cards, dating 1910s, have divided backs and subject ids verso. Most are unsent and uncredited except for few by W.J. Boag and Vince Dillon. This poignan... > Item Details
Three Early Catalogs & Directories,
Lot # 316 - Three Early Catalogs & Directories,
includes Specimen Book From The Cincinnati Type Foundry 210 Vine Street, 1885, large 8vo in red buckram, 284pp with literally thousands of illustrations from farm animals, political figures, flag, lodge symbols, GAR, glass & china, tools, fire engines, to wagons and buggies and much more, PLUS Confe... > Item Details
Second  Model Brown Bess Flintlock Musket with Bayonet,
Lot # 967 - Second Model Brown Bess Flintlock Musket with Bayonet,
also called "short land pattern" with ca 65 caliber 42" round barrel with standing front sight, stamped on top of barrel Ll Lincoln Vols. and on left side with star in crescent and CO, with broken stamp on O, lock marked Tower behind hammer and ornate crown above GR, cast brass trigger guard with f... > Item Details
Brady Civil War Album Photograph,
Lot # 772 - Brady Civil War Album Photograph,
from Brady's Incidents of the War, entitled 71st Regt. N.Y.S.T., and marked Navy Yard, Washington D.C., copyright 1861 and with inked ms number 3538 in lower left; scene of 8 officers of the 71st standing on steps of building; 11" x 14.75"; mounted on larger card stock; 15" x 18". > Item Details
CDV of Brig. Gen. Joseph Hawley,
Lot # 649 - CDV of Brig. Gen. Joseph Hawley,
anonymous, with blue-green 2-cent revenue stamp and contemporary identification on verso. A newspaper editor and early Republican Party organizer, Hawley fought at First Manassas later becoming Colonel of the 7th Connecticut. He participated in the Port Royal expedition and subsequent Charleston si... > Item Details
<i>List of the Navy Pensioners January 1809</i>,
Lot # 324 - List of the Navy Pensioners January 1809,
broadsheet printed on laid paper of the above title listing 85 named sailors and marines with rank, residence and pay per month and year in 5 columns with total along bottom and marked in lower right corner Washington, January 17, 1809./Ch. W. Goldsborough/Secretary to Com. N.P.F., 17" x 22". After... > Item Details
Early Photographs of Patriotic Celebrations, PLUS
Lot # 86 - Early Photographs of Patriotic Celebrations, PLUS
images of Niagara Falls, lot of 8. Includes an anonymous albumen cdv of large group of men raising political banners, one with Democracy in what appears to be a young frontier town, likely out west; PLUS an anonymous albumen 4" x 5.5" image on slightly larger card stock, likely from the same locatio... > Item Details
Factory Engraved Colt Pocket Model Navy Pistol,
Lot # 1010 - Factory Engraved Colt Pocket Model Navy Pistol,
rim-fire cartridge conversion, serial number 6414 and stamped with E to denote special handling. 4.5" octagonal 38 caliber barrel with brass bead-type front sight, stamped on top Address Col. Saml. Colt New-York U.S.A. American with stage coach scene on cylinder, engraved nickel plated brass trigger... > Item Details
Framed Revolutionary War DS of Daniel of  St. Thomas Jenifer ,
Lot # 275 - Framed Revolutionary War DS of Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer ,
small quarto, Council of Safety (Maryland), July 1776. Jenifer (1723-1790), Signer, Governor of Maryland, member of Constitutional Convention. Signed as President of the Council of Safety, a warrant empowering Josias Hale of Harford County to enrol 16 effective Rifle men to serve in the Rifle Regim... > Item Details
Rare Leather Gunlock Cover For Flintlock,
Lot # 999 - Rare Leather Gunlock Cover For Flintlock,
two-piece thread-sewn with humpback form, typical of those used on flintlock muskets, 7.5" x 3.5" high, fine old dark patina. > Item Details
M1840 Medical Officer's Sword,
Lot # 544 - M1840 Medical Officer's Sword,
with 29" tapered blued steel triangular blade, single cast brass hilt having spread-winged eagles on grip, shield-shaped langets, one of which has laurel leaf surround and stars in bottom and other blank acanthus scroll quillions and acorn capstan rivet, total length 34". > Item Details
Gorham Sterling Presentation Tray 18th Field Artillery Fort Bliss Texas,
Lot # 1408 - Gorham Sterling Presentation Tray 18th Field Artillery Fort Bliss Texas,
with reeded edge and opposed cut-out handles marked with Gorham hallmarks and Sterling A5480 20IN center engraved with somewhat worn presentation inscription Presented/To/1st Lieut. J.R. Vanderrhoof/By The Men Of Battery B/18th Field Artillery/At Camp Fort Bliss Tex/October 1917, 20.2" long x 13.85"... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of a Gnarled Older Soldier & Daughter,
Lot # 510 - Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of a Gnarled Older Soldier & Daughter,
with Civil War Veteran penciled in the back of the case. Anonymous portrait of an older private with Brillo-pad chin whiskers and deep-lined, weathered face holding a new Springfield musket. The surreal fairyland-like painted backdrop is among the most wildly artistic canvas we have ever seen and m... > Item Details
Revolutionary War Pass Signed by General John Stark,
Lot # 269 - Revolutionary War Pass Signed by General John Stark,
one page, 12mo, Newport 31st October 1779. Allowing a "Mr. Marsh" to pass in a boat from Providence carrying a "piece of limon, some tea, two cases and a half of knives and forks and a trunk." Boldy signed John Stark B(rigadier) G(eneral). Stark (1728-1822), a New Hampshire resident, Revolutionary... > Item Details
Hand-Forged American Revolutionary War Era Spontoon,
Lot # 947 - Hand-Forged American Revolutionary War Era Spontoon,
7.25" diamond profile wrought iron spear point with two snail-shaped projections emanating from the base. Wooden shaft(probably ash), 47" long. Total length 55" x 5" wide. > Item Details
M1840 NCO Sword Inscribed to Vermont KIA,
Lot # 562 - M1840 NCO Sword Inscribed to Vermont KIA,
a regulation M1840 brass-hilted Non-Commissioned Officers sword with straight 31.5" blade, this example a German import with distinct vertical brush marks on ricasso, unmarked except for weakly stamped “U.S.” and “1861” in obverse ricasso, having black leather scabbard with typical brass mounts and ... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tinted Tintype of Two Heavily Armed Cavalrymen,
Lot # 519 - Quarter Plate Tinted Tintype of Two Heavily Armed Cavalrymen,
the classic photograph of two intentionally menacing Federal horsemen armed to the teeth with sabers and cocked Colt Army revolvers. Unfortunately, no identification except for the crossed sabers and company letter “E.” Both corporal and private wear heavy gauntlets while the details of the leathe... > Item Details
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