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Auctioneer Heritage Auctions 877-HERITAGE
Auction Date Dec 03 Auction
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Dallas, TX
Time 10:00AM
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Lot: 43001 - George Washington: Perhaps the Nicest Liverpool

George Washington: Perhaps the Nicest Liverpool Mourning Pitcher we have Encountered. Unusual Washington transfer, with "GW" urn and details of Washington's life on reverse side. Under the spout: "A man without example, a patriot without reproach,"

Lot: 43002 - George Washington: Oversize Pewter Rim Mirror. 3

George Washington: Oversize Pewter Rim Mirror. 3 1/4" pewter-rim medallion or wall plaque, formatted as a hand mirror. It houses a stipple engraving of Washington after the portrait by Gilbert Stuart, engraved by C. P. Harrison. It is captioned

Lot: 43003 - George Washington: Herculaneum Liverpool Pitcher.

George Washington: Herculaneum Liverpool Pitcher. 7" pitcher with oval stipple-engraving transfer of Washington under the spout. Fine lines of black banding on the base, shoulder, neck, rim, spout and handle, plus a line of dots-and-dashes. We

Lot: 43004 - George Washington: "Long Live the President"

George Washington: "Long Live the President" Liverpool Pitcher. 7 1/2" pitcher with black transfer on either side. One side shows a portrait of Washington within a wreath, flanked by goddesses and pine trees. It was drawn by F. Morris of Shelton. The

Lot: 43005 - George Washington: Rare Variation of Dotted Script

George Washington: Rare Variation of Dotted Script Inaugural Button. Similar to GW-1789-2. Listed as Albert WI-10, 35 mm gilt brass. A very rare variety with probably less than 4-5 known. Excellent detail, retaining a good deal of the original

Lot: 43006 - George Washington: A Superb Example of the Classic

George Washington: A Superb Example of the Classic "Linked States" 1789 Brass Inaugural Shank Button. Probably the most preferred variety among these coveted coat buttons. This is a magnificent copy, sharply struck with smooth surfaces and lovely

Lot: 43007 - George Washington: A Rare Massive Liverpool

George Washington: A Rare Massive Liverpool Creamware Pitcher Portraying Him as President. "The President of the United States of America" below distinctive 5½" profile of George Washington. Large transfer of a couple returning from a sailing

Lot: 43008 - John Adams: Rare and Sought-after Liverpool

John Adams: Rare and Sought-after Liverpool Creamware Pitcher as President. Liverpool pitchers and other forms were produced for our first four presidents but examples picturing John Adams are by far the rarest. To provide some perspective, the

Lot: 43009 - John Adams: A Highly Important Large Liverpool

John Adams: A Highly Important Large Liverpool Creamware Punch Bowl. This is the largest Liverpool piece we have ever handled, and it features the portrait of our second president-the rarest American leader to be found pictured on a Liverpool object.

Lot: 43010 - John Hancock: Classic "Proscribed Patriots"

John Hancock: Classic "Proscribed Patriots" Liverpool Creamware Jug, with Jefferson Quote. "Columbia's Sons inspired by Freedom's Flame Live on in the Annals of Immortal Fame." Above their portraits is a Washington memorial monument marked "GW" and

Lot: 43011 - Thomas Jefferson: Impressive Liverpool Creamware

Thomas Jefferson: Impressive Liverpool Creamware Pitcher with Striking Gold-leaf Embellishments. Portrait of Jefferson with name above and "President of the United States of America" below, surrounded by a garland into which is woven a streamer with

Lot: 43012 - Thomas Jefferson: A Spectacular, Very Large

Thomas Jefferson: A Spectacular, Very Large Liverpool Creamware Pitcher with Standing Jefferson, The Finest We Have Seen. At fully 11 inches tall, with a diameter including handle of over 10 inches, this is one of the largest presidential Liverpool

Lot: 43013 - James Madison: Liverpool Pitcher. 6 1/2" Liverpool

James Madison: Liverpool Pitcher. 6 1/2" Liverpool pitcher with black transfer. One side depicts "James Maddison [sic] President of the United States of America", encircled by a vine that has the names of fifteen states. The other side has a

Lot: 43014 - DeWitt Clinton: High Quality Portrait Snuff Box.

DeWitt Clinton: High Quality Portrait Snuff Box. 4" papier-mâché snuff box by Stobwasser. The lid has a beautiful hand-painted portrait of the 1812 Federalist candidate for President (likely painted over an engraving). The lid's interior is

Lot: 43015 - James Monroe: Magnificent Paris Porcelain

James Monroe: Magnificent Paris Porcelain Demitasse Cup with Stipple Engraving Transfer Portrait. A stunning piece, clearly one of the finest objects in the Dolson Collection. Monroe items of any type are prohibitively rare, and we have never

Lot: 43016 - John Quincy Adams: 1825 Inaugural Medal by Furst.

John Quincy Adams: 1825 Inaugural Medal by Furst. JQA-1824-1, 51 mm white metal. A key Adams medal that has cross-over appeal to political and inauguration collectors. The obverse shows Adams in profile and reads: "John Quincy Adams President of the

Lot: 43017 - John Quincy Adams: A Rare Sulphide Portrait of our

John Quincy Adams: A Rare Sulphide Portrait of our Sixth President. A 1.375" white sulphide profile bust is superimposed over a clear glass starburst, housed in a very fine, heavy gilt metal frame with original suspension loop at top. We have never

Lot: 43018 - Henry Clay: Colored Portrait on Glass

Henry Clay: Colored Portrait on Glass Daguerreotype Case. Here's a great item. It is an oval, velvet-covered daguerreotype case housing a ninth plate (1 3/4" x 2 1/4") dag of a young man. The cover of the case has a beautiful portrait under glass of

Lot: 43019 - Andrew Jackson et al: Quadrugate Snuff Box. 3 1/2"

Andrew Jackson et al: Quadrugate Snuff Box. 3 1/2" papier-mâché snuff box with engraved portraits of Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, all against a copper ground. This is one of two designs depicting all four

Lot: 43020 - Washington, Jefferson and Lafayette: Staffordshire

Washington, Jefferson and Lafayette: Staffordshire Pitcher. Very rare 6 1/2" Staffordshire pitcher with black transfer and rust banding and decoration on a pale greenish-yellow ground. A transfer of Lafayette appears under the spout, reading "Welcome

Lot: 43021 - Andrew Jackson: Copper Lustre Pitcher. 4" bulbous

Andrew Jackson: Copper Lustre Pitcher. 4" bulbous copper lustre pitcher with black transfer on reddish-orange ground. Each transfer depicts "General Jackson The Hero of New Orleans". One portrait is very nice while the other has an oval 1/4" firing

Lot: 43022 - Andrew Jackson: A Highly Important Large-size

Andrew Jackson: A Highly Important Large-size Pewter Rim. Diameter 2.5". This is the unlisted mate to DeWitt/Sullivan JQA 1828-3. Mirror reverse, as with the Quincy Adams. Minor light oxidation on the pewter frame and mirror, but the portrait insert

Lot: 43023 - Andrew Jackson: A Superb Papier Mâché

Andrew Jackson: A Superb Papier Mâché Snuff Box Issued as President. Military portrait with name above and "Seventh President of the United States" below. We have seen several examples over the years, none of which has approached the

Lot: 43024 - Andrew Jackson: Exceptional Large-size Copper

Andrew Jackson: Exceptional Large-size Copper Luster Pitcher with the Rarer Blue Background. On front and back are identical Enoch Wood portraits of Jackson with "General Jackson" above and "The Hero of New Orleans" below. Condition is essentially

Lot: 43025 - Martin Van Buren: A Stunning 1840 Sulphide

Martin Van Buren: A Stunning 1840 Sulphide Portrait Brooch with Pink Background. Only a small handful of Van Buren portrait sulphides in all types and colors have survived, making them perhaps the most sought-after of all early political pins. This

Lot: 43026 - Martin Van Buren: The Rarest Variety of

Martin Van Buren: The Rarest Variety of "Subtreasury" Sulphide. One of the prize pre-1896 items in the Berman Collection. This sought-after variety has the words "Van Buren Democracy" in addition to "Subtreasury." In front of the strongbox is a guard

Lot: 43027 - William Henry Harrison: Pewter Rim Mirror. 2 1/2"

William Henry Harrison: Pewter Rim Mirror. 2 1/2" pewter rim medallion or wall hanging, formatted as a hand mirror. The front has a lithograph portrait of "Gen. W. H. Harrison". These typically have a mirrored border, but this does not and is a

Lot: 43028 - William Henry Harrison: Copper Lustre Pitcher. 6"

William Henry Harrison: Copper Lustre Pitcher. 6" copper lustre pitcher with mulberry transfers. One side shows Harrison flanked by flags representing two of his victories in battle. The other side has an eagle, fasces and the partial slogan "Union

Lot: 43029 - William Henry Harrison: Two Rare Pewter Mugs, 1840

William Henry Harrison: Two Rare Pewter Mugs, 1840 Campaign Issues. White metal Harrison campaign medals were molded and fused to the sides. One has log cabin and "The People's Choice," the other Harrison's name and birth date around his portrait.

Lot: 43030 - William Henry Harrison: Rare Papier

William Henry Harrison: Rare Papier Mâché Snuff Box Depicting Him on Horseback. Legend at bottom: "Harrison's victory at the Battle of Tippecanoe 7th November 1811." A box of particular interest to political collectors since this victory

Lot: 43031 - William Henry Harrison: Strawberry Lustre Pitcher.

William Henry Harrison: Strawberry Lustre Pitcher. 5 1/2" seven-sided pitcher with black transfers and strawberry luster banding and decoration. One side depicts the 1840 Whig candidate flanked by flags reading "Thames" and "Tippecanoe" above a

Lot: 43032 - William Henry Harrison: Vibrant Hand-painted 1840

William Henry Harrison: Vibrant Hand-painted 1840 Campaign Brooch. One of the prettiest of this genre that we have seen, spectacular condition with original pin. 22 mm x 19 mm. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43033 - William Henry Harrison: A Beautiful and, to Our

William Henry Harrison: A Beautiful and, to Our Experience, Unique Engraved Brooch. This beautiful pin, larger than the typical sulphide, is formed of a silver background, skillfully engraved with log cabin, cider barrel, flag pole, and "Harrison and

Lot: 43034 - William Henry Harrison: A Very Rare Style of

William Henry Harrison: A Very Rare Style of Copper Luster Creamer. Portrait with flags and "Harrison and Reform" on one side, eagle with log cabin on other. Height 4.5". Pristine condition, and the only example we have ever seen in this desirable

Lot: 43035 - William Henry Harrison: Stunning, Possibly Unique

William Henry Harrison: Stunning, Possibly Unique Cut Glass Celery, Accompanied by Two Matching Tumblers. On one side is a log cabin, on another an American flag, and on a third a cider barrel marked "Hard Cider." Height 8.625". With it are two

Lot: 43036 - William Henry Harrison: Fabulous Reverse Painting

William Henry Harrison: Fabulous Reverse Painting on Glass Wooden Box. 11 1/2" x 7 3/4" x 3 1/2" lidded, wooden box. It appears to be made of pine with a bevelled lid, all covered with veneer (minor chipping and loss, of no consequence). The interior

Lot: 43037 - William Henry Harrison: Outstanding Large-size

William Henry Harrison: Outstanding Large-size Copper Luster Pitcher. This 7.625" beauty is the second-largest size in which this type is found. Medallion-style panel on front features his portrait with "Harrison & Reform" below, while the reverse

Lot: 43038 - William Henry Harrison: A Scarce Copper Luster

William Henry Harrison: A Scarce Copper Luster Mug. A very desirable form of this sought-after design, with portrait and flags on one side and an eagle with streamer reading, "Union for the sake of the Union" on the opposite side. Choice condition,

Lot: 43039 - William Henry Harrison: A Superb and Highly

William Henry Harrison: A Superb and Highly Important Cut, Frosted, and Etched Glass 1840 Campaign Parade Lantern. Few categories of three-dimensional political artifacts are more sought-after than 19th century lanterns. Political rallies and parades

Lot: 43040 - William Henry Harrison: Massive 1840 Campaign

William Henry Harrison: Massive 1840 Campaign Pitcher, Widely Regarded as the Premier 19th Century Ceramic Political Display Item. One really must see the scale of this 11.375" pitcher in person to fully appreciate its display presence. It features

Lot: 43041 - John Tyler: A Rare Porcelain Cup with his

John Tyler: A Rare Porcelain Cup with his Hand-painted Portrait. Probably done in Paris, although lacking the gold leaf accents and refinement of some Parisian porcelain pieces. Nonetheless, display pieces of any sort for Tyler are prohibitively

Lot: 43042 - Polk and Clay: A Gleaming Matched Pair of Rare

Polk and Clay: A Gleaming Matched Pair of Rare 1844 Shell Badges. The Henry Clay is optimistically dated for the first year of his hoped-for presidency, but alas, he would prove no more successful in the 1844 election than in his other presidential

Lot: 43043 - Henry Clay: A Spectacular, Virtually Mint Glasses

Henry Clay: A Spectacular, Virtually Mint Glasses or Stogie Case, with an Unusual Portrait. These cases have always been highly collectable, and we have never encountered one in such fine condition. It appears never to have been used, and the surface

Lot: 43044 - Henry Clay: A Stunning, Unique Hand-painted Paris

Henry Clay: A Stunning, Unique Hand-painted Paris Porcelain Cup. With its richly detailed color portrait and gleaming gold leaf accents, this is surely one of the most captivating of all political display pieces. Your writer has known this piece for

Lot: 43045 - Zachary Taylor: Political or Patriotic Paper

Zachary Taylor: Political or Patriotic Paper Folding Fan. 16" x 8" opened. The fan pictures a young Zachary Taylor, in full uniform of a major general, topped by an American eagle and shield and flanked by a trophy of arms. On each side is a battle

Lot: 43046 - Zachary Taylor: Exquisite Hand-Painted Tea Cup. 2

Zachary Taylor: Exquisite Hand-Painted Tea Cup. 2 3/4" tall porcelain tea cup with hand-painted military portrait of "General Z. Taylor" on the front. There is a gold-leaf wreath encircling the bottom, with gold banding on the handle, inner rim and

Lot: 43047 - Zachary Taylor: One of the Nicest Bandana Designs

Zachary Taylor: One of the Nicest Bandana Designs for the 1848 Whig Presidential Candidate. Like all but one of the listed Taylor bandannas, it has a military theme, featuring him in uniform and surrounded by vignettes of his four most famous Mexican

Lot: 43048 - Zachary Taylor: Unique Silver Campaign Match Safe.

Zachary Taylor: Unique Silver Campaign Match Safe. Previously unseen 1" x 2 1/2" x 1/2" silver match safe. One side has a portrait of Zachary Taylor in an oval, inscribed "A Little More Grape". The other side has a military display with eagle,

Lot: 43049 - Zachary Taylor: Brass Rim Medallion. ZT-1848-9, 39

Zachary Taylor: Brass Rim Medallion. ZT-1848-9, 39 mm gilt brass shell. The obverse contains an engraving of Taylor under glass, inscribed "General Taylor Never Surrenders". The reverse has an inscription regarding four battles won by Taylor in the

Lot: 43050 - Zachary Taylor: A Most Unusual Pewter Rim Variety.

Zachary Taylor: A Most Unusual Pewter Rim Variety. Listed by DeWitt/Sullivan as ZT-1848-46, but this is the first example we can recall seeing "in the flesh." Attractive color portrait with mirror reverse. Holed at top for suspension as issued (the

Lot: 43051 - Zachary Taylor: A Stunning Gilt Clock Depicting

Zachary Taylor: A Stunning Gilt Clock Depicting Him on Horseback. Most of the more refined and elegant presidential items produced in the antebellum period were products of France. These were marketed to the more well-to-do in the fledgling republic.

Lot: 43052 - Zachary Taylor: Magnificent, Massive circa

Zachary Taylor: Magnificent, Massive circa 1847-1850 Rockingham Bennington Pottery Pitcher. Height 12.75", width (nose to handle) 12.75". "Rough & Ready" on streamers on either side above his head. Sometimes pieces like this one are termed "toby

Lot: 43053 - Cass & Butler: Key 1848 Campaign Pewter Rim. The

Cass & Butler: Key 1848 Campaign Pewter Rim. The Cass-Butler pewter rim has long been a "Holy Grail" item for political collectors. When the U.I. "Chick" Harris example was sold over 15 years ago, it was the first ever to appear on the auction

Lot: 43054 - Lewis Cass: A Wonderful Cast Iron Stove from the

Lewis Cass: A Wonderful Cast Iron Stove from the 1848 Presidential Campaign. Definitely an 1848 campaign item, as a companion piece picturing his opponent Zachary Taylor was also produced. The front features a large (14-inch) high-relief portrait of

Lot: 43055 - Abraham Lincoln: Silvered Brass Shell Portrait

Abraham Lincoln: Silvered Brass Shell Portrait Badge. AL-1860-27, 1 1/4" x 1 1/2" silvered brass shell stickpin. It features a profile of Lincoln (after the campaign medal by Childs of Chicago) on a shield with nine stars inscribed "Abraham Lincoln".

Lot: 43056 - Abraham Lincoln: Superlative Wide Awake Badge.

Abraham Lincoln: Superlative Wide Awake Badge. AL-1860-44, white metal, 7/8" x 1". A slightly rounded shield inscribed "Wide Awake Lincoln". Original pin attachment on verso. Beautiful condition and very rare. This may be the example from the U. I.

Lot: 43057 - Abraham Lincoln: Large Oval Ferrotype Badge.

Abraham Lincoln: Large Oval Ferrotype Badge. Similar to AL-1860-132, but with Lincoln portrait #1 and name above. 1" x 1 1/2". Smooth, glossy surface, though a smidgeon dark. Make-shift replacement pin on verso which is easily removed. All in all,

Lot: 43058 - Lincoln & McClellan: Rare Matched Pair of 1864

Lincoln & McClellan: Rare Matched Pair of 1864 Ferrotypes in Star-shaped Brass Frames. One of the most desirable frames from the 1864 campaign. The Lincoln, which appears at auction on occasion, is listed by DeWitt/Sullivan as AL 1864-82 (although

Lot: 43059 - Abraham Lincoln: A Superb, Choice Example of the

Abraham Lincoln: A Superb, Choice Example of the Iconic George Clark 1860 Campaign Ambrotype, Measuring 2.125" x 2.5". It features the "Cooper Union" portrait by Mathew Brady, and is universally regarded as the premier Lincoln photographic item from

Lot: 43060 - Lincoln & Johnson: Choice Back-to-Back Dated

Lincoln & Johnson: Choice Back-to-Back Dated Ferrotype. 20 mm ferrotype with portraits of the 1864 Republicans on either side. Each portrait has the name of the candidate, four stars and the date 1864. Gilt brass frame with milled or reeded border.

Lot: 43061 - Stephen A. Douglas: Large Oval Ferrotype Badge. 1

Stephen A. Douglas: Large Oval Ferrotype Badge. 1 1/4" x 1 3/4" ferrotype of "Stephen A. Douglas" set within a brass, roped frame, holed at top for suspension. Blank back. Similar to the "belt buckle" ferros of 1860. The ferrotype is smooth and

Lot: 43062 - Stephen A. Douglas: Awesome, Virtually Mint 1860

Stephen A. Douglas: Awesome, Virtually Mint 1860 Shank Button with Large Ferro Portrait. What a great presence this piece has; it dwarfs the more familiar ferros from that year. We can recall seeing but one other example. Diameter 35 mm, ferro

Lot: 43063 - Breckinridge & Lane: Ferrotype Jugate Stickpin.

Breckinridge & Lane: Ferrotype Jugate Stickpin. JCB-1860-38, 22 mm gilt brass shell. It features conjoined busts of "Breckinridge and Lane" (small letters) within a circular brass beaded frame. It retains its original stickpin and hard to find so.

Lot: 43064 - George McClellan: Possibly Unique Ferrotype Badge.

George McClellan: Possibly Unique Ferrotype Badge. We've always been partial to these ferrotype badges with hand-painted highlights... they are special in our mind. This example is similar to the McClellan & Pendleton ferrotype jugate, but consists

Lot: 43065 - Grant & Colfax: A Superb, Ornate Shadow Box

Grant & Colfax: A Superb, Ornate Shadow Box Display for these 1868 Running Mates. By the same manufacturer and in the identical style as the adjacent Grant & Wilson example from 1872, in equally beautiful condition. 16" x 20". Typically Grant

Lot: 43066 - Ulysses S. Grant: A Gorgeous Photo Badge,

Ulysses S. Grant: A Gorgeous Photo Badge, Presumably from 1868. In pristine condition, this tour-de-force is probably a manufacturer's sample or trial piece. The central photo is surrounded by borders of red, blue, silver, and ultimately gold. The

Lot: 43067 - Grant & Wilson: Rare and Ornate Ferrotype Jugate.

Grant & Wilson: Rare and Ornate Ferrotype Jugate. 1 1/4" x 1 1/8" gilt brass shell containing conjoined ferrotype portraits of the 1872 Republican candidates. The frame retains all of its original finish. The ferrotypes are real nice, too. Missing

Lot: 43068 - Ulysses S. Grant: Exceptional "Acts Not Words"

Ulysses S. Grant: Exceptional "Acts Not Words" 1868-dated Ferrotype Badge. One of the most attractive brass shell frames of that era, and in choice condition. We note a little very minor bubbling of the emulsion in the field at 1:30 and a little by

Lot: 43069 - Grant & Colfax: Arguably the Premier Jugate

Grant & Colfax: Arguably the Premier Jugate Ferrotype Badge for this 1868 Ticket. Elaborate openwork brass shell frame with blue and red accents. Pictured by DeWitt/Sullivan as USG 1868-58, but we cannot recall seeing another such example ever

Lot: 43070 - Grant & Colfax: A Bold, Colorful 1868 Cotton

Grant & Colfax: A Bold, Colorful 1868 Cotton Campaign Banner. This image of a fierce eagle with a streamer in his mouth is seen on political and patriotic broadsides and banners for much of the last three-quarters of the 19th century, but nowhere

Lot: 43071 - Grant & Wilson: A Superb, Ornate Shadow Box

Grant & Wilson: A Superb, Ornate Shadow Box Display for These 1872 Running Mates. High relief portraits of Grant, Wilson, Lincoln and Washington are affixed to black fabric oval with gold-colored frames. These are in turn set into a large, engraved

Lot: 43072 - Greeley & Brown: High Relief Jugate Wall Plaque. 7

Greeley & Brown: High Relief Jugate Wall Plaque. 7 3/4" cast iron roundel with jugate portraits of Greeley & Brown facing left. Gold-colored or gilded finish. No maker's name. Excellent detail. Display items for Greeley (save for prints or match

Lot: 43073 - Greeley & Brown: The Best Jugate Photo Badge for

Greeley & Brown: The Best Jugate Photo Badge for this Rare Ticket. All Greeley jugate items are rare, but this probably-unique variety from the great John Ford Collection is at the top of our list. A die-cut cardboard oval with conjoined portraits is

Lot: 43074 - Rutherford B. Hayes: The Classic "Boys in Blue"

Rutherford B. Hayes: The Classic "Boys in Blue" 1876 Campaign Badge. One of the all-time collector favorites, this colorful oval badge pictures a Hayes parade marcher in uniform, carrying a torch. "Our Boys in Blue...We go for Hayes." Sometimes this

Lot: 43075 - Hayes & Wheeler: Arguably the Best Variety of the

Hayes & Wheeler: Arguably the Best Variety of the 1876 Jugate Ferrotype in Very Choice Condition. We cannot think of a variety we would prefer to own. Great brass shell frame with conjoined photo set into the Liberty Bell, with eagle, flags, and

Lot: 43076 - Hayes & Wheeler: A Possibly Unique Large 1876

Hayes & Wheeler: A Possibly Unique Large 1876 Ferro. Unlisted by DeWitt/Sullivan, and we cannot recall seeing another example. The frame is white metal, which is in itself unusual. Diameter 31 mm. With its imposing size and choice condition, this is

Lot: 43077 - Tilden & Hendricks: A Terrific Large 1876

Tilden & Hendricks: A Terrific Large 1876 Ferrotype Pin. "The Presidential Candidates" in raised letters. Great condition, although for strictest accuracy we note a fine vertical line to Tilden's right. Original pin. Unlisted by DeWitt/Sullivan, and

Lot: 43078 - Tilden & Hendricks: An Original Vendor's Card with

Tilden & Hendricks: An Original Vendor's Card with Ten Pristine Jugate Pins. What a sensational, colorful group, and much too nice to break up--tempting as it might be. Hard to say what prices such choice examples would fetch if offered individually,

Lot: 43079 - Winfield Scott Hancock: Fabulous Rebus Ferrotype

Winfield Scott Hancock: Fabulous Rebus Ferrotype Badge. WSH-1880-21, 7/8" x 2 1/4" gilt brass shell with stickpin attachment. The badge shows a hand and a rooster ("Hand/Cock"). A ferrotype portrait of Hancock is mounted on the cuff portion above two

Lot: 43080 - Hancock & English: Simply the Best Jugate Badge

Hancock & English: Simply the Best Jugate Badge for this Tough 1880 Ticket. Purchased from the June 2015 auction of items from the legendary Merrill Berman Collection where it sold for $5,250 and formerly one of the standout items in the equally

Lot: 43081 - Blaine & Logan: Over-the-Top Ferrotype Jugate.

Blaine & Logan: Over-the-Top Ferrotype Jugate. This gets our vote as the "Numero Uno" Blaine-Logan jugate. It is obviously a unique design applicable only to the "Plumed Knight" himself. The brass shell badge itself measures 1 1/2" x 2". It houses

Lot: 43082 - Blaine & Logan: A Delightful Political Parade Drum

Blaine & Logan: A Delightful Political Parade Drum from the 1884 Election. Used by the Harvard Drum Corps of the class of 1885 in a "Blaine & Logan Procession...Boston...Nov. 3, 1884" (the day before the election!). Aside from the normal light aging,

Lot: 43083 - William Jennings Bryan: No Crown of Thorns

William Jennings Bryan: No Crown of Thorns Workingman Mechanical. This is one of the best mechanicals ever produced. It shows the prototype workingman of the 1890s with a crown of thorns resting on his head. When the lever is activated, a portrait of

Lot: 43084 - Theodore Roosevelt: Ceramic Toby Pitcher by Lenox.

Theodore Roosevelt: Ceramic Toby Pitcher by Lenox. 7 1/2" high, considered one of the very best TR three dimensional items, it shows the President in safari dress. As if he weren't instantly recognizable, the belt buckle is marked "T.R.". Perhaps the

Lot: 43086 - George Washington: "The Plain Roman" Inaugural

George Washington: "The Plain Roman" Inaugural Button. Albert WI-8, copper or brass, 37 mm. This is one of the more elusive GW buttons. It is slightly larger than most and has a bevelled edge. This is an exceptional example that retains the original

Lot: 43087 - George Washington: "GW in Oval" Inaugural Button.

George Washington: "GW in Oval" Inaugural Button. GW-1789-7, Albert WI-11A, brass, 34 mm. Well-struck, a very pleasing example with even brown patina, retaining its original shank. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43088 - George Washington: "Memorable Era" Dated Inaugural

George Washington: "Memorable Era" Dated Inaugural Button. GW-1789-4, WI-1A, brass, 34 mm. A displayed eagle with sunburst is shown with the inscription: "March The Fourth 1789 Memorable Era". Well-struck, especially on the word "Era" which typically

Lot: 43089 - George Washington: Battersea Curtain Tie-Back. 2"

George Washington: Battersea Curtain Tie-Back. 2" curtain tie-back or mirror support depicting a bust of "Genl Washington" in military uniform. The brass border retains a good deal of its original gilding. Condition is outstanding... one of the

Lot: 43090 - George Washington: Rare Liverpool Creamware

George Washington: Rare Liverpool Creamware Plaque. Featuring the famous Gilbert Stuart image of Washington, for which he sat in 1795-quite possibly the plaque dates from Washington's lifetime. A much rarer form than the familiar Liverpool hollow

Lot: 43091 - Marquis de Lafayette: Circa 1824 Staffordshire

Marquis de Lafayette: Circa 1824 Staffordshire Pitcher. Very rare 6 1/2" soft paste pitcher on yellow ground with rust colored decorations and transfers. One side shows Lafayette and reads: "Welcome La Fayette The Nations Guest. 'To General La

Lot: 43092 - Marquis de Lafayette: Pewter-Rim Hand Mirror. 2

Marquis de Lafayette: Pewter-Rim Hand Mirror. 2 1/4" pewter-rim medallion housing an engraved portrait of "Lafayette" on one side and a mirror on the other. Likely issued in conjunction with Lafayette's 1824-1825 triumphal tour of the United States.

Lot: 43093 - Thomas Jefferson: Brass Curtain Tie-Back or Mirror

Thomas Jefferson: Brass Curtain Tie-Back or Mirror Support. 2" brass shell tie-back with raised bust of "Jefferson" facing left. Very likely issued during Jefferson's term of office as President, if not before. Nice condition. From the Scott W.

Lot: 43094 - Clay & Frelinghuysen: Pewter Rim Medallion in

Clay & Frelinghuysen: Pewter Rim Medallion in Color. 2 1/2" medallion with lithographic portraits of "Henry Clay" and "T. Frelinghuysen" on either side. The background to the Clay portrait is colored a powder blue. The background to the Frelinghuysen

Lot: 43095 - Henry Clay: Exceptional Color Portrait Stogie

Henry Clay: Exceptional Color Portrait Stogie Case. 2 1/2" x 5 1/4" papier-mâché stogie case with color portrait of "Henry Clay." on one side and two women on the other. These are hand-painted, possibly over engravings or lithographs.

Lot: 43096 - Henry Clay: "Candidad for 1844" Campaign Stogie

Henry Clay: "Candidad for 1844" Campaign Stogie Case. 2 1/4" x 5 1/2" papier-mâché stogie case with color portrait of Clay, an eagle and a display of flags. Inscribed: "Henry Clay/ candidad for 1844. The American Statesman/ Come every whig,

Lot: 43097 - Henry Clay: Possibly Unique Leather & Silk Stogie

Henry Clay: Possibly Unique Leather & Silk Stogie Case. Highly unusual 3" x 6 1/4" gold-stamped leather stogie case with applied silk portraits of "Henry Clay" on either side. One side (with slogans on the exposed liner included) is stamped

Lot: 43098 - George Washington [Henry Clay]: Wonderful Native

George Washington [Henry Clay]: Wonderful Native American Engraved Brooch. 1 1/4" x 1 /2" engraved copper plaque with portrait of George Washington, inscribed around the edges: "American Republican Pater Patrae Beware of Foreign Influence". It is

Lot: 43099 - Henry Clay: Frosted Portrait Glass Paperweight. 3

Henry Clay: Frosted Portrait Glass Paperweight. 3 1/2" hexagonal glass paperweight with frosted bust of "Henry Clay". Similar to the Fillmore weight and likely produced circa 1850-1852 by the New England Glass Company of Sandwich, Massachusetts. One

Lot: 43100 - William Henry Harrison: A Superb Hand-colored Log

William Henry Harrison: A Superb Hand-colored Log Cabin Campaign Brooch. "Harrison and Reform" above the cabin. Beveled glass cover. A rather large example of the type, 20 mm x 24 mm, with original T-bar pin. One trivial small flaw is noted on the

Lot: 43101 - William Henry Harrison: Oval Sulphide Log Cabin

William Henry Harrison: Oval Sulphide Log Cabin Brooch. 7/8" x 1" brooch depicting a log cabin on a coral ground, inscribed "Harrison & Reform". Some flaking around the perimeter, as shown, with replacement pin. Desirable format and color. From the

Lot: 43102 - William Henry Harrison: A Large, Pristine Log

William Henry Harrison: A Large, Pristine Log Cabin Sulphide Brooch with Rich Salmon-colored Background. An unimprovable example, and especially impressive in this large 30 mm x 28 mm size with original T-bar pin on verso. From the Scott W. Dolson

Lot: 43103 - William Henry Harrison: Battle of the Thames

William Henry Harrison: Battle of the Thames Plate. 9 1/2" Staffordshire dinner plate with black transfer portrait of "General W. H. Harrison. Hero of the Thames 1813." The outer border is a chickweed pattern. The mark on the underside indicates it

Lot: 43104 - William Henry Harrison: Hand-colored 1840 Log

William Henry Harrison: Hand-colored 1840 Log Cabin Brooch. "Harrison and Reform" above the cabin. Condition is essentially beautiful, although there are several spots of what appear to be green watercolor paint which blend into the design nicely.

Lot: 43105 - William Henry Harrison: A Very Choice Log Cabin

William Henry Harrison: A Very Choice Log Cabin Sulphide Brooch with Salmon-colored Background. Seasoned hobbyists know how few of these survived in this condition. 24 mm x 20 mm, with original T-bar pin on verso. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43106 - William Henry Harrison: A Most Unusual and

William Henry Harrison: A Most Unusual and Beautiful Inlaid Log Cabin Brooch. The devices are carefully fashioned from brass foil, part of which has been painted green to represent the leaves and grass. These elements are set into glistening black

Lot: 43107 - William Henry Harrison: Gorgeous Log Cabin

William Henry Harrison: Gorgeous Log Cabin Sulphide Brooch with Bright Pink Background. "Harrison and Reform" above and below the cabin. One of the loveliest log cabin sulphides we have seen, and in choice condition with original T-bar pin. 27 mm x

Lot: 43108 - William Henry Harrison: A Most Unusual Large

William Henry Harrison: A Most Unusual Large High-relief Metal Log Cabin Brooch. A very impressive variety which we have not previously seen. Silver-colored metal now has a rich toned patina, and condition is great with original pin on verso. Log

Lot: 43109 - William Henry Harrison: Log Cabin Pewter or Tin

William Henry Harrison: Log Cabin Pewter or Tin Snuff Box. 3 1/4" x 2" oval snuff box with embossed "seal" depicting the Harrison log cabin, cider barrel, plow and an apple tree whose fruit makes the hard cider. Light, normal wear. From the Scott W.

Lot: 43110 - William Henry Harrison: A Choice Log Cabin

William Henry Harrison: A Choice Log Cabin Sulphide Brooch. An unusual style. "Harrison & Reform" lettering is smaller than typically seen. Unimprovable condition, with original T-bar pin. 28 mm x 23 mm. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43111 - Polk & Dallas: Pewter Rim Medallion. 2 1/2"

Polk & Dallas: Pewter Rim Medallion. 2 1/2" medallion with black & white lithographic portraits of "James K. Polk" and "George M. Dallas" on either side. Some faint damp stains, lacks metal suspension loop. Polk material is quite scarce. This is a

Lot: 43112 - James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor: Brass Shell

James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor: Brass Shell Lockets. JP-1844-6, 25 mm gilt bras shell in lustrous uncirculated condition. Lacks suspension loop, as do most. Spots of glue residue at top & bottom on reverse border which are barely noticeable. Sold

Lot: 43113 - Zachary Taylor: A Fine Ceramic Mug Bearing His

Zachary Taylor: A Fine Ceramic Mug Bearing His Military Portrait. George Washington on the opposite side, with name below each portrait. Attractive gold leaf trim, with the slogan, "A Present from Boston" of the side opposite the handle. Height

Lot: 43114 - Zachary Taylor: Horn Handle Folding Knife. 5 1/2"

Zachary Taylor: Horn Handle Folding Knife. 5 1/2" knife with horn handle. The nickel end pieces have engravings of an eagle and "Genl Taylor" on both sides. One blade has an impressed or stamped scene of an elk pursued by a pack of dogs., inscribed

Lot: 43115 - Zachary Taylor: Post-Election Staffordshire Plate.

Zachary Taylor: Post-Election Staffordshire Plate. 6 1/2" soft-paste salad plate with brown transfer portrait of the 1848 Whig candidate, inscribed: "General Z. Taylor. Born Novr. 24th 1784. Elected President of America 1848." Burgundy and green

Lot: 43116 - Zachary Taylor: Mexican War and Memorial Poster.

Zachary Taylor: Mexican War and Memorial Poster. 22" x 29" framed hand-colored poster titled "Taylor & His Battles." Published in 1847 by Ensign & Thayer of New York, but updated after Taylor's death in 1850. Taylor is pictured in the center, astride

Lot: 43117 - Zachary Taylor: Ultra Rare Variety Pewter Rim

Zachary Taylor: Ultra Rare Variety Pewter Rim Medallion. 2 1/2" medallion with lithographic portrait of "Major Genl. Z. Taylor." on one side, surrounded by a mirrored border. The back side has a lithographic military display with eagle, list of four

Lot: 43118 - Taylor & Fillmore: Pewter Rim Medallion. 2 1/2"

Taylor & Fillmore: Pewter Rim Medallion. 2 1/2" medallion or wall hanging housing back-to-back hand-colored portraits of "Zachary Taylor" and "Millard Fillmore". These were published by Nathaniel Currier. The suspension loop is no longer present.

Lot: 43119 - Zachary Taylor: Colorful Stogie Case. 3" x 5 1/4"

Zachary Taylor: Colorful Stogie Case. 3" x 5 1/4" papier-mâché stogie case with military portrait of Taylor on horseback, captioned below: "Taylor's Victories on the Rio Grande." An eagle with shield and flags appears at top. Excellent

Lot: 43120 - Zachary Taylor: Most Unusual and Colorful Campaign

Zachary Taylor: Most Unusual and Colorful Campaign Stogie Case. 3" x 5" papier-mâché stogie case with full color portrait of the 1848 Whig candidate on the cover, beneath an eagle, shield and flag. Titled: "Genl. Zachs. Taylor.", it is

Lot: 43121 - Zachary Taylor: Colored Portrait Under Glass Wall

Zachary Taylor: Colored Portrait Under Glass Wall Plaque. 2 1/4" x 2 3/4" military portrait of Taylor under glass (likely transfer printed with hand-painted highlights), within a decorative brass frame with suspension loop at the top. These were

Lot: 43122 - Zachary Taylor: Fancy Flower or Spill Vase. Very

Zachary Taylor: Fancy Flower or Spill Vase. Very attractive 6" soft paste vase with hand-painted military portrait of "Rough & Ready" with gilded flourishes throughout. Scattered wear to the gilding, especially on the back side, but in excellent

Lot: 43123 - Lewis Cass: Brass Shell Locket. LC-1848-7, 24 mm

Lewis Cass: Brass Shell Locket. LC-1848-7, 24 mm gilt brass shell. The obverse grades EF, nicely toned. The reverse grades VF with some verdigris around the perimeter. Lacks suspension loop. A fine example for the toughest major party candidate of

Lot: 43124 - Millard Fillmore: Circa 1850 Glass Paperweight. 3

Millard Fillmore: Circa 1850 Glass Paperweight. 3 1/2" hexagonal glass paperweight with frosted portrait of Fillmore, engraved "Millard Fillmore President of the United States 1850". Bevelled edges top and bottom. Made by the New England Glass

Lot: 43125 - Fillmore & Donelson: Colorful Paper Jugate Badge.

Fillmore & Donelson: Colorful Paper Jugate Badge. 3 3/4" x 4 1/4" red, white and blue jugate for the American candidates of 1856, inscribed "The Union Our Whole Country Fillmore & Donelson". The same woodcut portraits were used on silk campaign

Lot: 43126 - Franklin Pierce: Fancy Portrait Clothing Button.

Franklin Pierce: Fancy Portrait Clothing Button. FP-1852-6, 32 mm gilt brass. Two-piece button with central portrait of "Franklin Pierce" with an eagle above and shield below, encircled by a wreath with draped flags, all on a stippled ground. A

Lot: 43127 - Franklin Pierce: Ultra High Relief Bronze

Franklin Pierce: Ultra High Relief Bronze Medallion or Plaque. 2 3/4" brass or bronze disc depicting an almost 3-dimensional bust of Pierce, inscribed "Franklin Pierce President of the United States 1852". The date indicates it was issued as a

Lot: 43128 - Winfield Scott: Large Cloak Badge. Hefty 1 3/4" x

Winfield Scott: Large Cloak Badge. Hefty 1 3/4" x 3" silver badge depicting the 1852 Whig candidate, wearing a toga, facing left. Safety pin attachment on verso. Lovely patina. It is listed as WS-1852-17 where it is noted: "Possibly a lapel ornament

Lot: 43129 - Winfield Scott: Shoulder Belt Plate. WS-1852-15,

Winfield Scott: Shoulder Belt Plate. WS-1852-15, brass, 87 mm x 66 mm. According to DeWitt, these were worn by members of the Scott Legion, an organization of Mexican War veterans formed after the conclusion of that conflict. They no doubt supported

Lot: 43130 - Winfield Scott: Brass Match Box. 1" x 2 1/4" x

Winfield Scott: Brass Match Box. 1" x 2 1/4" x 3/8" brass match safe with raised military portrait of "Scott" on the cover. Nice shape with normal wear. Likely issued for the presidential campaign of 1852. How many Scott 3-D items do you see? From

Lot: 43131 - Winfield Scott: Vieux Paris Plate. 9 1/4"

Winfield Scott: Vieux Paris Plate. 9 1/4" porcelain dinner plate with stipple-engraving transfer of "Major General Winfield Scott of the United States Army". Two concentric bands of gold. Made in Paris circa 1815-1820 as part of a set of dinner ware

Lot: 43132 - Winfield Scott: High Relief Iron and Brass Wall

Winfield Scott: High Relief Iron and Brass Wall Plaque. 8 1/4" cast iron roundel of "Genr. Scott" spot-welded within a 10 1/4" gilded brass frame with suspension loop at the top. Nice condition with normal wear. Very seldom seen. From the Scott W.

Lot: 43133 - James Buchanan: Domed Glass Paperweight. 2" glass

James Buchanan: Domed Glass Paperweight. 2" glass paperweight with colored portrait of "James Buchanan" on the bottom. This is the same portrait that is seen on the change purses produced in France. We believe they are transfer portraits with

Lot: 43134 - James Buchanan: Colored Portrait Change Purse. 2

James Buchanan: Colored Portrait Change Purse. 2 1/2" x 4" change purse, made of pebbled green leather fitted within a steel frame. An 1 1/2" x 1 3/4" portrait of "James Buchanan", under glass, is mounted on the front cover. The accordion-style, red

Lot: 43135 - James Buchanan: Large and Desirable Rebus Medal.

James Buchanan: Large and Desirable Rebus Medal. JB-1856-2, 47 mm copper. A beautifully designed and executed medal which uses a clever rebus to states its message. A buck and a cannon appear on a starry field. Properly read, it says: "Buchanan and

Lot: 43136 - James Buchanan: Very Rare 1856 "Inaugural" Medal,

James Buchanan: Very Rare 1856 "Inaugural" Medal, DeWitt/Sullivan JB 1856-1. Gilded white metal, and at 60 mm diameter the largest listed Buchanan medal. The 1857 date suggests that it is an Inaugural issue, but DeWitt notes that the same engraver,

Lot: 43137 - John C. Frémont: Back-to-Back Gault Frame

John C. Frémont: Back-to-Back Gault Frame Ferrotype. JF-1864-7, 25 mm gilt brass. A pristine example for this third party candidate. It is the nicest one we have ever seen... a blazer! It speaks for itself. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43138 - Frémont & Cochran: Back-to-Back Ferrotype.

Frémont & Cochran: Back-to-Back Ferrotype. JF-1864-9, 22 mm gilt brass. The portraits are both clear and bright. The Cochrane image, which is a little lighter, has some emulsion irregularities along the right side and above the "O" in

Lot: 43139 - Jefferson Davis: Ferrotype with Beauregard on the

Jefferson Davis: Ferrotype with Beauregard on the Reverse. Listed in DeWitt & Sullivan as an 1861-16, it is more of a patriotic than a campaign issue. Original blue suspension ribbon at the top, similar to the example pictured by DeWitt. Like other

Lot: 43140 - Abraham Lincoln: A Highly Important and Possibly

Abraham Lincoln: A Highly Important and Possibly Unique Brass Pinback Shell Pin with Period Provenance from the 1860 Campaign. The brass shall was most probably copied from the Lincoln medal listed as AL 1860-12. However, the engraver's initials

Lot: 43141 - Abraham Lincoln: Rail Splitter Brooch.

Abraham Lincoln: Rail Splitter Brooch. AL-1860-142, 1 1/2" gilded brass shell brooch in the shape of an ax, reading: "Honest Abe The Rail Splitter". An excellent example. These have been reproduced, but this is the real deal... Honest Abe!! From the

Lot: 43142 - [Abraham Lincoln]: Anti-McClellan Medal in

[Abraham Lincoln]: Anti-McClellan Medal in Leather. GMcC-1864-1, 49 mm leather, uniface, known as "Chaplin's McClellan Medal". The front has the standard woodcut portrait of the 1864 Democrat, inscribed "The Great American Hesitator. Themor Ucri

Lot: 43143 - Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas: Pair of

Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas: Pair of Composition Medals. AL-1860-46 and a variation of SD-1860-12, 27 mm composition or lava. Both are in perfect condition. The Douglas is unusually thick. We especially like the railsplitter motif on the

Lot: 43144 - Abraham Lincoln: Oversize Ferrotype Badge. 1 3/8"

Abraham Lincoln: Oversize Ferrotype Badge. 1 3/8" x 1 7/8" ferrotype of Lincoln in an oversize gem frame, neatly holed at top & bottom for attachment to a rosette. Unusual portrait of Lincoln, copied from an engraving with beard added. Slight bend in

Lot: 43145 - Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas: Pair of

Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas: Pair of Composition Medals. AL-1860-49 and a variation of SD-1860-12 with blank reverse. 27 mm composition or lava. The Lincoln is flawless. The Douglas has one teensy rim chip. Besides the blank reverse, it is

Lot: 43146 - Abraham Lincoln: Small Dated Ferrotype.

Abraham Lincoln: Small Dated Ferrotype. AL-1864-121 without the carved frame. 17 mm with roped frame. Retouched portrait of Lincoln with addition of name, four stars and the date 1864. Very fine condition with no defects worthy of mention. Filled

Lot: 43147 - Abraham Lincoln: Republican Invincibles Badge.

Abraham Lincoln: Republican Invincibles Badge. AL-1864-99, 22 mm x 24 mm silvered brass shell. Bold albumen portrait which shows light aging. Some tarnish in the corners, as is typical. T-bar hinged pin attachment missing. From the Scott W. Dolson

Lot: 43148 - Abraham Lincoln: Period Breath Mint Tin. 1 1/2"

Abraham Lincoln: Period Breath Mint Tin. 1 1/2" gilt brass pill box which contained cardamom tablets "For Correcting Breath" (pills still present, but they may have lost some of their potency). A bust of "Abraham Lincoln" appears on the lid. We have

Lot: 43149 - Abraham Lincoln: Campaign Medal Steel Die. Steel

Abraham Lincoln: Campaign Medal Steel Die. Steel die for the obverse of AL-1864-3 by F. B. Smith of New York. Polished, reflective surface. 2" tall with a base diameter of 2". The medal is rare and the die even rarer! From the Scott W. Dolson

Lot: 43150 - Abraham Lincoln: Composition or Lava Portrait

Abraham Lincoln: Composition or Lava Portrait Brooch. AL-1860-146, 20 mm, composition insert within a gilt brass frame. A beautiful example in mint condition with original T-bar brooch attachment. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43151 - Abraham Lincoln: Dainty Portrait Brooch.

Abraham Lincoln: Dainty Portrait Brooch. Diminutive 5/8" brooch in the shape of a seven-pointed star. It houses an albumen bearded portrait of Lincoln. The points are inset with black onyx surrounded by gold-colored, roped wire. Probably issued as a

Lot: 43152 - Abraham Lincoln: Memorial Medal by Bovy. King-229.

Abraham Lincoln: Memorial Medal by Bovy. King-229. Circa 1865 62 mm copper medal by Swiss die-sinker Bovy. Unusual beaded rim with suspension loop. EF/UNC with lovely toning on the glossy reverse. The obverse has light surface tarnish or corrosion.

Lot: 43153 - Abraham Lincoln: Staffordshire Mug. 3 1/2" ceramic

Abraham Lincoln: Staffordshire Mug. 3 1/2" ceramic mug produced in England for the American market. It has half-length portraits of Lincoln on either side, plus the inscription "President Abraham Lincoln" opposite the handle. This is slightly larger

Lot: 43154 - Stephen A. Douglas: Suspender Buckle Ferrotype. 1

Stephen A. Douglas: Suspender Buckle Ferrotype. 1 3/8" x 1 1/2" tin "fob" with 7/8" inset ferrotype of "Stephen A. Douglas". Bold image. These were produced only in 1860 and 1864. All examples are rare. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43155 - Stephen A. Douglas: Ultra Choice Back-to-Back

Stephen A. Douglas: Ultra Choice Back-to-Back Ferrotype Doughnut. SD-1860-32, 30 mm silvered copper shell. A real blazer! We will grade this as pristine, since it is by far the nicest example we have ever seen. The emulsion on the Douglas side

Lot: 43156 - John Bell: Large Back-to-Back Doughnut Ferrotype.

John Bell: Large Back-to-Back Doughnut Ferrotype. JBELL-1860-19, 41 mm silvered copper shell. Both portraits clear and bright, smooth and glossy. A small amount of the original silvering still present. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43157 - John C. Breckinridge: Large Back-to-Back Doughnut

John C. Breckinridge: Large Back-to-Back Doughnut Ferrotype. JCB-1860-14, 41 mm silvered copper shell. The Breckinridge portrait has some black marks or soiling, but remains in very sharp focus with good contrast. The Lane image is excellent save for

Lot: 43158 - John C. Breckinridge: Back-to-Back Ferrotype

John C. Breckinridge: Back-to-Back Ferrotype Doughnut. JCB-1860-19, 30 mm silvered copper shell. A near-pristine, if not pristine, example retaining all of its original silvering. The best one we've seen, and we've seen quite a few! From the Scott W.

Lot: 43159 - George McClellan: Back-to-Back Gault Frame

George McClellan: Back-to-Back Gault Frame Ferrotype. GMcC-1864-49, 25 mm gilt brass shell. The McClellan portrait is quite nice. The Pendleton portrait is somewhat dark with a few black spots. The frame retains a good deal of the original luster. A

Lot: 43160 - McClellan & Pendleton: No Name Back-to-Back

McClellan & Pendleton: No Name Back-to-Back Ferrotype. GMcC-1864-48, 26 mm gilt brass shell. A pristine example of this rather unusual ferrotype with large portraits and no names. The McClellan side is really choice!! From the Scott W. Dolson

Lot: 43161 - George McClellan: Rare, Striking 1864 Campaign

George McClellan: Rare, Striking 1864 Campaign Ferro Set in Brass Shell Shield. Unlisted by DeWitt/Sullivan, and the first example we have handled. McClellan's portrait is set into a horizontally draped flag, with "18" on one side and "64" on the

Lot: 43162 - George McClellan: Campaign Boot Jack. 12" x 4"

George McClellan: Campaign Boot Jack. 12" x 4" cast iron boot jack covered with stars and raised lettering reading: "Gen. McClellan The Union At All Hazards". It is inscribed underneath by the maker, G. D. Cross of Morrisville, New York. Definitely a

Lot: 43163 - McClellan & Pendleton: Back-to-Back Ferrotype.

McClellan & Pendleton: Back-to-Back Ferrotype. GMcC-1864-62, 22 mm gilt brass. Frame reads: "Union. Constitution. Laws & Flag." A real blazer in near-pristine condition. It would be hard to improve on this, assuming you could find another! From the

Lot: 43164 - George McClellan: A Fine 1864 Campaign Ferro in

George McClellan: A Fine 1864 Campaign Ferro in Fancy Brass Shell Frame. Unusual full bust of McClellan with name below, similar to GMcC-1864-43 This popular frame made its first appearance in that campaign and is found for most candidates up through

Lot: 43165 - Andrew Johnson: A Rare Patriotic Ferrotype Badge.

Andrew Johnson: A Rare Patriotic Ferrotype Badge. Very similar in style to familiar Lincoln versions, it may be an 1864 Vice Presidential campaign item or worn by a Johnson supporter after he assumed the presidency. In either case, it is quite

Lot: 43166 - Grant & Colfax and Seymour & Blair: A Superb

Grant & Colfax and Seymour & Blair: A Superb Matched Pair of Large-size 1868 Ferrotype Jugates. USG-1868-106 and HS-1868-45. It is impossible to imagine a nicer matched pair and it would be a crime to sell these individually. Except for a vertical

Lot: 43167 - Ulysses S. Grant: Unusual Necklace. Measures 13

Ulysses S. Grant: Unusual Necklace. Measures 13 1/2" across (doubled up) and is composed of 1 1/4" gilt brass shell discs featuring Grant in profile, two discs back-to-back, linked together. There are sixteen of these times two, for a total of

Lot: 43168 - Ulysses S. Grant: Great Slogan Ferrotype. 1" badge

Ulysses S. Grant: Great Slogan Ferrotype. 1" badge with ferrotype portrait of "Grant" within a shield-shaped opening, surrounded by a wreath, inscribed: "Unconditional Surrender 1868". Lacks pin attachment, else excellent. Quite rare. From the Scott

Lot: 43169 - Ulysses S. Grant: Ornate Ferrotype Badge.

Ulysses S. Grant: Ornate Ferrotype Badge. USG-1868-136 with eagle hanger. Exceptionally clear and bold portrait of Grant. The hanger retains its original stickpin and silk ribbon. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43170 - Ulysses S. Grant: Fancy 1872 Ferrotype Stickpin.

Ulysses S. Grant: Fancy 1872 Ferrotype Stickpin. USG-1872-30, 23 mm x 30 mm, silvered brass shell. Dated 1872 at the top of the frame. Bold portrait of "Grant". It retains of good amount of the original silvering. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43171 - Grant & Colfax: Jugate Woven Ribbon. 2 1/4" x 7"

Grant & Colfax: Jugate Woven Ribbon. 2 1/4" x 7" woven silk ribbon depicting the 1868 Republican candidates on a blue ground. Pristine condition... you won't find a nicer one! From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43172 - Ulysses S. Grant: Campaign Medal Steel Die. Steel

Ulysses S. Grant: Campaign Medal Steel Die. Steel die for the obverse of USG-1872-11 by William Key of Philadelphia. It measures 2" tall with a base diameter of 1 3/4". Excellent condition with a polished surface. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43173 - Grant & Colfax: Unique Manufacturer's Sample

Grant & Colfax: Unique Manufacturer's Sample Jugate. 1" disc with die-cut albumen portraits of the 1868 Republicans on milk glass, encased under glass within a deeply recessed bevelled gilt brass frame with beading around the rim. Filled back, 5 mm

Lot: 43174 - Seymour & Blair: Impressive Ferro Jugate Set into

Seymour & Blair: Impressive Ferro Jugate Set into Openwork Brass Star. Great condition, with original eagle hanger and pin. Much scarcer than the matching Grant & Colfax, especially in such fine shape. Overall 40 mm x 56 mm. From the Scott W. Dolson

Lot: 43175 - Seymour & Blair: Most Unusual Ferrotype Jugate.

Seymour & Blair: Most Unusual Ferrotype Jugate. Unlisted 1" badge with portraits of "Seymour and Blair" against a purple paper insert. The brass frame has a circle of loops. Retains the original brooch attachment. Beautiful condition. From the Scott

Lot: 43176 - Seymour & Blair: A Most Unusual Double-sided

Seymour & Blair: A Most Unusual Double-sided Ferrotype Badge. Large tintype portraits suspended from brass shell eagle and flag, a hanger we have not encountered previously. Great condition, overall 25 mm x 43 mm. Original pin and clasp on verso.

Lot: 43177 - Horatio Seymour: Most Unusual Starburst Ferrotype

Horatio Seymour: Most Unusual Starburst Ferrotype Badge. 1 5/8" x 2" (overall) brass shell badge that features a ferrotype of "H. Seymour" mounted on a six-pointed star or sunburst. It is suspended from a brass shield & Liberty Cap hanger, affixed to

Lot: 43178 - Horatio Seymour: A Great Ferrotype Pin in Star

Horatio Seymour: A Great Ferrotype Pin in Star Shape. Unlisted and in great condition. 37 mm x 37 mm, original pin. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43179 - Horatio Seymour: A Rare, Fancy 1868 Ferrotype

Horatio Seymour: A Rare, Fancy 1868 Ferrotype Badge. Same eagle hanger as HS 1868-36 in DeWitt/Sullivan, but a much more appealing variety of badge. The first example we have ever seen, and in excellent condition. Original pin on verso. From the

Lot: 43180 - Horatio Seymour: Rare and Beautiful Oval

Horatio Seymour: Rare and Beautiful Oval Ferrotype. Condition is choice. We have seen only several examples, only a few of which have approached the condition of this copy. Another very special ferrotype, which would display nicely with its jugate

Lot: 43181 - Greeley & Brown: Ferrotype Jugate Stickpin. 1" x

Greeley & Brown: Ferrotype Jugate Stickpin. 1" x 3/4" badge with portraits of the 1872 Liberal Republican and Democratic candidates. The frame retains some of its original silvering. The portraits are smooth and glossy... quite a nice example! From

Lot: 43182 - Horace Greeley: A Dramatic, Oversized Ferrotype

Horace Greeley: A Dramatic, Oversized Ferrotype Buckle. At 38 mm in diameter, this silver dollar-sized buckle would be the centerpiece in any Greeley display. An elegant ornamental border sets off the 24 mm ferro portrait beautifully, and nothing

Lot: 43183 - Greeley & Brown: Jugate Gilt Brass Hat Badge.

Greeley & Brown: Jugate Gilt Brass Hat Badge. Wonderful 1 1/2" x 2" slightly convex gilt brass shell with folksy portraits of the 1872 Liberal Republicans facing left, inscribed "Greeley & Brown Our Choice". Below that is a riband with clasped hands.

Lot: 43184 - Horace Greeley: Rare Ferrotype Badge. 1" x 1 1/4"

Horace Greeley: Rare Ferrotype Badge. 1" x 1 1/4" ferrotype of the 1872 Liberal Republican and Democratic candidate in an ornate "E Pluribus Unum" brass shell frame more typically seen for candidates in the 1876-1880 elections. Slight diagonal bend

Lot: 43185 - Horace Greeley: Impressive Large 1872 Ferrotype

Horace Greeley: Impressive Large 1872 Ferrotype Campaign Badge. All Greeley campaign badges are rare, and this unlisted variety is particularly nice with 19 x 23 mm oval photo. Great condition, with original pin. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43186 - Horace Greeley: Silk-Covered Frame Ferrotype

Horace Greeley: Silk-Covered Frame Ferrotype Stickpin. 7/8" ferrotype of "Greeley" set within a plain brass rim. The outer frame is covered with brown silk in what can only be called a "hob-nail" weave. Original pin attachment on verso slightly bent

Lot: 43187 - Hayes & Wheeler: The Best Jugate Pin for these

Hayes & Wheeler: The Best Jugate Pin for these "Centennial Candidates for 1876." Cardboard photos of the candidates, RBH-1876-34. Excellent condition, with one photo a little stronger than the other (as made, typical of this item). 1.25" x 1.625",

Lot: 43188 - Hayes & Wheeler: Rare Ferro Jugate in Brass Shell

Hayes & Wheeler: Rare Ferro Jugate in Brass Shell Frame. Names embossed above portraits, "1876" below. Listed by DeWitt/Sullivan as RBH 1876-36, but apparently they did not have access to an example to photograph. Great condition, with suspension

Lot: 43189 - Hayes & Wheeler and Tilden & Hendricks: Cardboard

Hayes & Wheeler and Tilden & Hendricks: Cardboard Jugates on Original Card. One example of RBH-1876-30 (25 mm gilt brass shell) and one example of SJT-1876-19, still attached to the original 4" x 6" salesman's card titled "The Nation's Choice, For

Lot: 43190 - Hayes & Wheeler: A Most Unusual Lidded Box. Made

Hayes & Wheeler: A Most Unusual Lidded Box. Made of a gutta percha-type material, or possibly pressed, lacquered papier mâché, with Hayes on top and running mate William Wheeler on the bottom. Crude, folk art-like portraits. Diameter 3",

Lot: 43191 - Hayes & Wheeler and Tilden & Hendricks: Matching

Hayes & Wheeler and Tilden & Hendricks: Matching Gem Albumen Jugate Stickpins. RBH-1876-38 and SJT-1876-16, both in mint condition, appearing just like the day they were made. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43192 - Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden: Matching

Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden: Matching Ferrotypes. SJT-1876-24 along with the unlisted Hayes mate. Each measures 1" x 1 1/4" and is inscribed "E Pluribus Unum". Both portraits clear and sharp, but with some minor spots and emulsion

Lot: 43193 - Rutherford B. Hayes: Pristine 1876-dated "Our

Rutherford B. Hayes: Pristine 1876-dated "Our Centennial President" Badge. It absolutely gleams! This brass shell frame is usually found with a ferrotype insert, but this one has a cardboard photo (as made) with deep, rich sepia background. Similar

Lot: 43194 - Rutherford B. Hayes: Minty "Our Centennial

Rutherford B. Hayes: Minty "Our Centennial President" Ferrotype Badge. RBH-1876-16, 28 mm x 33 mm gilt brass. Sewn to the original silk ribbon .A beautiful example retaining all of its original finish. The portrait of Hayes is a little

Lot: 43195 - Rutherford B. Hayes: Star Ferrotype Badge.

Rutherford B. Hayes: Star Ferrotype Badge. RBH-1876-45, 1 1/4" in diameter, gilt brass shell with eagle hanger. A nice, clean example with clear portrait. The frame displays some spots of corrosion. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43196 - Samuel J. Tilden: Remarkable 1876 Campaign Pin in

Samuel J. Tilden: Remarkable 1876 Campaign Pin in Shape of Maple Leaf. SJT-1876-44.The only example we have ever encountered. Oval albumen photo in center. DeWitt/Sullivan does list a Hayes version as RBH 1876-43, but we have not seen one. Choice

Lot: 43197 - Garfield & Arthur: Fancy Ferrotype Jugate.

Garfield & Arthur: Fancy Ferrotype Jugate. JG-1880-19 with eagle hanger, 34 mm x 34 mm, gilt brass shell. Clear and bold portraits, an unusual feature, as these tend to come quite dark. This is the rare exception to the rule. The hanger is missing

Lot: 43198 - James A. Garfield and Winfield Scott Hancock:

James A. Garfield and Winfield Scott Hancock: Matching Ferrotype Stickpins. JG-1880-28 and the unlisted Hancock mate. Excellent condition on both. The Hancock is quite elusive. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43199 - James A. Garfield: A Most Unusual Large 1880 Photo

James A. Garfield: A Most Unusual Large 1880 Photo Badge in Near-mint Condition. We have never seen this variety before and it appears to be a manufacturer's "mockup" which undoubtedly never went into production. 40 mm x 47 mm overall. From the Scott

Lot: 43200 - James A. Garfield: Pristine Ferrotype Badge.

James A. Garfield: Pristine Ferrotype Badge. JG-1880-25, silvered brass shell, 1 1/2" in diameter. This piece looks like the day it was made! Absolutely pristine, unimprovable. 'Nuf said. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43201 - James A. Garfield: Glazed Cotton Swallow-tail

James A. Garfield: Glazed Cotton Swallow-tail Pennant. This 26 1/2" x 9" glazed cotton pennant is boldly inscribed "Garfield & Arthur", surrounded by stars. It is nailed to the original stick. There is some minor spotting and light fading to the top

Lot: 43202 - James A. Garfield: A Very Choice Ferrotype Badge.

James A. Garfield: A Very Choice Ferrotype Badge. Condition is probably unimprovable on this beauty, enhanced by the contrasting silvering on the eagle hanger. Overall 38 mm x 52 mm. Original pin, of course. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43203 - James A. Garfield: Oval Ferrotype Stickpin. 1/2" x

James A. Garfield: Oval Ferrotype Stickpin. 1/2" x 3/4" oval ferrotype stickpin for Garfield, affixed to a red, white and blue rosette. Ferro is in great shape. Ribbons have light aging. Unusual. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43204 - James A. Garfield: Pristine Ferrotype Badge.

James A. Garfield: Pristine Ferrotype Badge. JG-1880-39, 1" x 1 1/4" ferrotype in "E Pluribus Unum" silvered brass shell frame with pin attachment. A little dark, as made, but essentially a pristine example. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43205 - James A. Garfield and Winfield Scott Hancock:

James A. Garfield and Winfield Scott Hancock: Copper Shell Portrait Badges. WSH-1880-23 and the unlisted Garfield mate. These are 1" x 1" with stickpin attachments on verso. The Hancock example is pristine. The Garfield is excellent with only a small

Lot: 43206 - James A. Garfield: 1880 Campaign Ferrotype in

James A. Garfield: 1880 Campaign Ferrotype in Fancy Brass Shell Frame. JG-1880-45. Great condition, with original pin on verso. 1.125" x 1.5". From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43207 - James A. Garfield: A Very Choice 1880 Campaign

James A. Garfield: A Very Choice 1880 Campaign Ferro in Fancy Brass Shell Frame. JG 1880-20 in DeWitt/Sullivan. One of the most attractive ferrotype frames of that era, and gleaming like the day it was made. 32 mm x 34 mm, with original pin. From the

Lot: 43208 - James A. Garfield: Very Choice 1880 Campaign Ferro

James A. Garfield: Very Choice 1880 Campaign Ferro in Fancy Brass Shell Frame. An unimprovable example of JAG 1880-21, with original pin on reverse. 18 mm x 33 mm. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43209 - Garfield & Arthur: Unique Presentation Marching

Garfield & Arthur: Unique Presentation Marching Club Goblet. 7 1/4" silver-plated goblet with Islamic-inspired decoration around the center and engraved inscriptions on both sides. One side reads: "Presented to 1st Lieutenant J. M. Penniman by the

Lot: 43210 - James A. Garfield and Winfield S. Hancock: Rare

James A. Garfield and Winfield S. Hancock: Rare Toy Soldiers Representing these Opposing 1880 Candidates. Cast in soft metal and painted red, blue, and silver as issued. The facial features of each are distinct and recognizable, with the names

Lot: 43211 - Hancock & English: Rare 1880 Jugate Badge. In

Hancock & English: Rare 1880 Jugate Badge. In great condition. Forty to fifty years ago jugate photo badges for this ticket were considered almost on par with Cox & Roosevelts. While perhaps a couple dozen examples have come to light in the ensuing

Lot: 43212 - Chester A. Arthur: An Extremely Rare Pinback

Chester A. Arthur: An Extremely Rare Pinback Portrait Badge. Instantly-recognizable stamped portrait of Arthur with painted flag background and "Our President" below. With the exception of a couple of presumed 1884 hopeful ribbons, political

Lot: 43213 - Grover Cleveland and Benjamin Harrison: Bisque

Grover Cleveland and Benjamin Harrison: Bisque Figurines Balance Beam Toy Scale. One of the "hoariest" of campaign slogans is "Weighed in the Balance and Found Wanting." This is no better illustrated than with the classic Cleveland and Harrison

Lot: 43214 - Grover Cleveland: Rare Ferrotype Campaign Badge in

Grover Cleveland: Rare Ferrotype Campaign Badge in Fancy Brass Shell Frame. Undoubtedly an 1884 item, by which time tintype photos had largely given way to paper ones on campaign novelties. Great condition, with three minor emulsion flakes near the

Lot: 43215 - Grover and Frances Cleveland: Cardboard Jugate

Grover and Frances Cleveland: Cardboard Jugate Mechanical Badge. 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" silvered brass shell badge with stars, eagle and crossed flags, titled "Our Candidates". Cardboard photos of the President and First Lady appear when the cord (no longer

Lot: 43216 - Grover Cleveland: Figural Pig Pen Wiper. Grover

Grover Cleveland: Figural Pig Pen Wiper. Grover Cleveland was fat, but was he a pig? Well, the people who made this outrageous campaign novelty thought so! It is gilded lead, measures 4 1/2" long and 2 1/2" high. The pig's head is substituted by that

Lot: 43217 - Cleveland & Thurman: Kerosene Finger Lamp. 13"

Cleveland & Thurman: Kerosene Finger Lamp. 13" two-part kerosene lamp issued in the election of 1888. The 7 1/2" frosted glass shade has slightly raised sepia-tone transfer portraits of the Democrat candidates (Cleveland and Thurman) on either side.

Lot: 43218 - Blaine & Logan: Fabulous Cardboard Jugate Badge.

Blaine & Logan: Fabulous Cardboard Jugate Badge. Here's yet another great Blaine & Logan jugate. It measures 1 1/2" x 2 1/4" with facing portraits of the 1884 Republicans. A plumed knight [Blaine] appears above while a black eagle (Logan)appears

Lot: 43219 - Blaine & Logan: Photographic Jugate on Glass

Blaine & Logan: Photographic Jugate on Glass Ribbon Badge. 2" glass and nickel disc with portraits of the 1884 Republican candidates, suspended by a chain from a gilt brass hanger with white satin backing ribbon. A fine example with all original

Lot: 43220 - Blaine & Logan: A Highly Unusual Pair of 1884

Blaine & Logan: A Highly Unusual Pair of 1884 Campaign Badges with Ferrotype Portraits. Housed in oversized 26 mm x 32 mm gem-type brass foil frames. We have never before encountered these, clearly among the last political badge varieties to include

Lot: 43221 - Benjamin Butler: A Most Impressive Large 1884

Benjamin Butler: A Most Impressive Large 1884 Campaign Photo Badge. At 40 mm in diameter, larger than a silver dollar, it dwarfs any other known variety of Butler photo badge. The polished silver-colored doughnut-type frame is holed at the top, and a

Lot: 43222 - Benjamin Butler: Gem Ferrotype Badge. Small gem

Benjamin Butler: Gem Ferrotype Badge. Small gem (20 mm x 26 mm) ferrotype of Butler in military uniform, suspended from an eagle hanger with ribbon attached. Missing pin; otherwise, mint condition. Butler ran for President in 1884 as the National

Lot: 43223 - Harrison & Morton: Colorful Large 1888 Jugate

Harrison & Morton: Colorful Large 1888 Jugate Badge. Imposing size and bright red, white, blue and gold colors make this one of the most appealing centerpiece items of that era. Cardboard insert is set in octagonal tin frame, suspended from eagle

Lot: 43224 - Harrison & Morton and Cleveland & Stevenson: A

Harrison & Morton and Cleveland & Stevenson: A Charming Pair of "Toy Drum" Charms, with Tintype Portraits as the Drumheads. 19 mm ferros are set into detailed brass "drums," with loop at top for suspension. These are not listed by DeWitt/Sullivan,

Lot: 43225 - Harrison & Reid and Cleveland & Stevenson: A Most

Harrison & Reid and Cleveland & Stevenson: A Most Unusual Pair of Pressed Leather Jugate Badges. Among the most distinctive political novelties of their day! The Harrison (BH-1892-27) is in the form of his trademark top hat, while the Cleveland is in

Lot: 43226 - Harrison & Morton: Stunning Moonstone Jugate Badge

Harrison & Morton: Stunning Moonstone Jugate Badge with Red, White and Blue Enamel Accents. One of the most desirable political brooches of that era, and in choice condition. Conjoined portraits are carved in high relief. BH-1888-57, 37 mm x 33 mm,

Lot: 43227 - Harrison & Morton: Funky Jugate Hat Badge.

Harrison & Morton: Funky Jugate Hat Badge. BH-1888-101, gilded cast brass, 73 mm x 75 mm. Facing busts of the 1888 Republicans, superimposed on a flag, inscribed "1888 Harrison. Morton". Rather hefty, retaining 60-70% of the original gold finish.

Lot: 43228 - Harrison & Morton: Cardboard Jugate "Our

Harrison & Morton: Cardboard Jugate "Our Candidates" Mechanical Badge. 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" silvered brass shell badge with stars, eagle and crossed flags, titled "Our Candidates". It is pinned to a scarlet satin ribbon. Cardboard portraits of Harrison &

Lot: 43229 - Benjamin Harrison: Same Old Coon Cast Iron

Benjamin Harrison: Same Old Coon Cast Iron Ornament. 5" tall cast iron figure of a racoon, sitting on a log and thumbing his nose. The log is inscribed "1888". A grapevine appears on the left. It is inscribed with the name of the maker, "Harntow &

Lot: 43230 - William McKinley: Ceramic Toby Mug. This one

William McKinley: Ceramic Toby Mug. This one honors McKinley as he sits on a throne holding a stack of money and a copy of the "McKinley Bill." Approximately 9" tall and 4.5" in diameter, it is colored in pastels and even quotes the McKinley

Lot: 43231 - McKinley & Hobart: Mechanical Golden Eagle. 2" x 1

McKinley & Hobart: Mechanical Golden Eagle. 2" x 1 1/2" (fully open) gilt brass mechanical eagle with small silver bug caught in its beak. Portraits of the 1896 Republicans appear in its wings. Mint condition. Hard to find so nice. From the Scott W.

Lot: 43232 - McKinley & Hobart and Bryan & Sewall: Jugate

McKinley & Hobart and Bryan & Sewall: Jugate Stationary Bugs. Great pair of 1 3/4" brooches, a gold bug and a silver bug, with cardboard photos of the respective Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates. These are much rarer than the mechanical

Lot: 43233 - William McKinley: Highly Clever G.O.P. Elephant

William McKinley: Highly Clever G.O.P. Elephant Badge. 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" brass shell brooch that uses cartoon-like figures to make a political point. McKinley and Roosevelt are astride the G.O.P. elephant (Teddy looking more like one of the Marx

Lot: 43234 - William McKinley: Unique $1 Gold Piece Badge. 3/4"

William McKinley: Unique $1 Gold Piece Badge. 3/4" gold shield (not stamped) with red, white and blue shield insert [bone]. The gold shield is engraved "McKinley And" and has an 1851 $1 gold piece suspended below. From the Scott W. Dolson

Lot: 43235 - William McKinley: Mechanical Rose Stickpin. 1" x 1

William McKinley: Mechanical Rose Stickpin. 1" x 1 1/2" green & red brass shell in the form of a rose. Attached to a real photo stickpin of McKinley which swivels into view. Mint condition. Never saw another. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

Lot: 43236 - William McKinley: Exceptional Mechanical Badge on

William McKinley: Exceptional Mechanical Badge on Original Card. This 1 ¾" pinback is one of the cleverest mechanical badges issued during the McKinley-Bryan campaigns. It is made out of aluminum with raised lettering and transfer images. It is

Lot: 43237 - William McKinley: Large Lithographed Shield Shaped

William McKinley: Large Lithographed Shield Shaped Campaign Badge. Measuring approximately 3.5" x 4" and bearing the words, "McKinley for Protection" surrounding a recessed portrait of the man himself. The badge is made of pressed tin and is marked

Lot: 43238 - McKinley & Roosevelt and Bryan & Sewall: Jugate

McKinley & Roosevelt and Bryan & Sewall: Jugate Stationary Bugs. Exceptional pair of 1 1/2" gold and silver bug brooches, each with cardboard photos of the Republican and Democratic tickets. Each retains 100% of its original finish. The Bryan example

Lot: 43239 - William McKinley: Anti-Bryan Mechanical Tin

William McKinley: Anti-Bryan Mechanical Tin Coffin. 3" x 1" x 3/4" japanned tin coffin with image of cross & cross-bones on the lid, inscribed "Buried November 3rd 1896". When the lid is slid open, a portrait of Bryan appears beneath the caption

Lot: 43240 - [William McKinley]: Anti-Bryan Silver Bug Stickpin

[William McKinley]: Anti-Bryan Silver Bug Stickpin Badge. Intriguing 2 3/4" tin shell badge with folded-over serrated edges. It depicts an overhead lamp or lamp fixture and silver bugs ascending and descending. Titled "Light on the Subject", it is a

Lot: 43241 - McKinley & Roosevelt and Bryan & Stevenson:

McKinley & Roosevelt and Bryan & Stevenson: Celluloid Jugate Canteen Novelties. Rare pair of 1 3/4" celluloid canteens each with a design of a 7/8" Whitehead & Hoag jugate emblazoned on the front. The back side has an American flag. Each has a spout

Lot: 43242 - McKinley & Roosevelt: Jugate Buckle and Parade

McKinley & Roosevelt: Jugate Buckle and Parade Marcher Belt. 3" x 2" gilt brass shell buckle with portraits of the 1900 Republicans facing right on a milled background. Attached to a leather belt measuring 25" overall. Excellent condition. From the

Lot: 43243 - Bryan & Stevenson and McKinley & Roosevelt: A Very

Bryan & Stevenson and McKinley & Roosevelt: A Very Rare Pair of Litho Tin Mechanical Pins. The sepia litho tin portraits can be manipulated to show either the presidential or vice presidential candidate. We have seen perhaps a half dozen of the

Lot: 43244 - William Jennings Bryan: Satirical Silver Bar. 3" x

William Jennings Bryan: Satirical Silver Bar. 3" x 1/2" solid silver bar with stamped inscriptions on both sides, reading: "Free Silver & Plenty Of It" and "In Memoriam Wm. J. Bryan 1896-1904-1908". Bryan, of course, did not run in 1904, but rather

Lot: 43245 - Bryan & Stevenson and McKinley & Roosevelt: Jugate

Bryan & Stevenson and McKinley & Roosevelt: Jugate Mechanical Badge. Interesting "bartender's friend" badge made of aluminum and measuring 1 3/4" across. In one position, we see portraits of McKinley & Roosevelt and exposed panels that read "Wm.

Lot: 43246 - Bryan & Stevenson: Cardboard Jugate Badges on the

Bryan & Stevenson: Cardboard Jugate Badges on the Original Card. 1" gilt brass shell badges with hand-painted flags and paper portraits of the 1900 Democrats. Four examples pinned to the original Rhode Island Seal Manufacturing Company card. Strips

Lot: 43247 - Bryan & Stevenson and McKinley & Roosevelt: Jugate

Bryan & Stevenson and McKinley & Roosevelt: Jugate Mechanical Badge on Original Card. Interesting "bartender's friend" badge made of aluminum and measuring 1 3/4" across. In one position, we see portraits of McKinley & Roosevelt and exposed panels

Lot: 43248 - William Jennings Bryan: Ultra Rare Mechanical

William Jennings Bryan: Ultra Rare Mechanical Badge. This is the super rare version of the clever aluminum mechanical badge issued in 1900. It measures 1 3/4" across and is inscribed around the rim: "Keep Your Eye on This Before and After". In the

Lot: 43249 - William Jennings Bryan: Meeting-of-the-Bugs

William Jennings Bryan: Meeting-of-the-Bugs Bi-Metallism Badge. 3 1/4" octagonal japanned tin badge with hand-painted design and inscription depicting a silver bug and a gold bug arm-in-arm, carrying bags of silver & gold labeled "16/1". The caption

Lot: 43250 - Debs & Hanford: Jugate Sticker. 2" paper sticker

Debs & Hanford: Jugate Sticker. 2" paper sticker with large oval portraits of the Socialist candidates of 1904 and 1908, inscribed "Vote For Debs and Hanford". Excellent condition. We can't say that we recall seeing any other examples offered at

Lot: 43251 - Alton B. Parker: Real Photo Brooches on the

Alton B. Parker: Real Photo Brooches on the Original Card. Nine 1" x 1 1/4" sepia real photo brooches for the 1904 Democrat, pinned to the original 7" x 5 1/2" salesman's card, titled "The Official Campaign Badge". Missing three badges. Some soiling,

Lot: 43252 - Taft & Sherman: Classic "Peaceful Bill" & "Smiling

Taft & Sherman: Classic "Peaceful Bill" & "Smiling Jim" Still Bank. High-relief portraits of the candidates on opposite sides, manufactured by J.M. Harper. Some even light wear on the bronze finish, but otherwise great condition with very pleasing

Lot: 43253 - Taft and Bryan: Great Pair of Plaster Caricature

Taft and Bryan: Great Pair of Plaster Caricature Figures. "Billiboi T" and "Billiboi B," in what appears to be original boxes. Illustrated flyer with each (plus one extra). All in great condition. Figures are 4.5" tall. From the Scott W. Dolson

Lot: 43254 - Al Smith: Unique Megaphone. 11" tall metal and

Al Smith: Unique Megaphone. 11" tall metal and rigid fiber-board megaphone with a hand-painted design on a white ground. It reads: "Yell For Al Vote Al Smith President". It tapers to 12 1/2" across on the bottom. Likely unique. The megaphone was

Lot: 43255 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Superlative Tire Cover.

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Superlative Tire Cover. 29" tar-coated or waterproofed canvas tire cover with large portrait of FDR, inscribed: "Franklin D. Roosevelt President. A Big Man for a Big Job". Obviously issued in 1932 and, to the best of our

Lot: 43256 - George Washington and the Society of the

George Washington and the Society of the Cincinnati. A rare June 2, 1784 4-page New Haven newspaper, with the entire front page and part of the second page devoted to the subject. As the first president of the Society of the Cincinnati, George

Lot: 43257 - George Washington and John Adams: A Rare 1790

George Washington and John Adams: A Rare 1790 Broadside. Signed in print by Washington as president and Adams as vice president, it is the public notice of a constitutionally significant law establishing the process by which citizens who felt

Lot: 43258 - George Washington and Aaron Burr: Silhouettes on

George Washington and Aaron Burr: Silhouettes on Glass. Pair of 6" x 8" silhouettes on glass captioned "Washington" and "Aaron Burr". Each housed in a Federal style wood frame with egolmisé glass covers. The portraits are executed in grey &

Lot: 43259 - Declaration of Independence: Circa 1850 Textile.

Declaration of Independence: Circa 1850 Textile. 33" x 28" cotton bandana, printed in brown & blue, copied from Jonathan Trumbull's famous painting, titled: "Declaration of Independence of the United States of America 4th July 1776." A few scattered

Lot: 43260 - King George II: Indian Peace Medal. 44 mm copper

King George II: Indian Peace Medal. 44 mm copper medal originally issued in 1757. This is a BU example with lovely toning and sharp detail. A 19th century striking. Julian IP-49.

Lot: 43261 - Martha Washington: Engraved Calling Card with

Martha Washington: Engraved Calling Card with Provenance. 10" x 11" display board containing a 3" x 1.75" engraved calling card reading "Mrs. Washington", book engravings of Martha Washington and Martha Wilson and a period letter of provenance

Lot: 43262 - George Washington and Benjamin Franklin: Mugs and

George Washington and Benjamin Franklin: Mugs and Boxes. Eclectic group of historical artifacts that includes: 1) Unusual 2 3/4" tall child's Staffordshire mug with red transfer portrait of Franklin within a wreath, 2) 2 1/4" tall child's

Lot: 43263 - George Washington: Early Burl Walnut Snuff Box. 2"

George Washington: Early Burl Walnut Snuff Box. 2" snuff box with 3/4" gilt brass shell "token" of "Georgius Washington" inset, under glass, within a plain brass rim. Tortoise shell liner. Two small chips on edge of lid. Unsigned and otherwise

Lot: 43264 - George Washington: Substantial Lock of Hair. Lock

George Washington: Substantial Lock of Hair. Lock of Washington's hair held together with blue thread, measuring 3 1/2" long and 1/2" tall. The color is a light reddish-brown. It comes with three pieces of period documentation or provenance. One is a

Lot: 43265 - George Washington: Hand-colored Portrait Snuff

George Washington: Hand-colored Portrait Snuff Box. 3 1/4" papier-mâché snuff box with hand-painted engraving of "George Washington 1th [sic] President of the United States" against a gold background. Typical light crazing. Overall, a very

Lot: 43266 - Currier Portraits of Five U.S. Presidents. Five

Currier Portraits of Five U.S. Presidents. Five examples in great condition from the series published by Currier: George Washington, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, and Zachary Taylor. Each elegantly matted and custom-framed to 14.5"

Lot: 43267 - John Adams and Thomas Jefferson: U. S. Mint Indian

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson: U. S. Mint Indian Peace Medals. Pair of small size (50 mm) copper medals struck at the United States Mint in the 19th century. Uncirculated condition on the Adams, the Jefferson BU with smooth, glossy surfaces. Each

Lot: 43268 - Thomas Jefferson: Engraved and Manuscript White

Thomas Jefferson: Engraved and Manuscript White House Invitation. 8 ¼" x 10" stampless cover addressed to "The Honorable Mr. Read" (a Pennsylvania Congressman), written in the hand of President Thomas Jefferson, inviting Read "to dine with him

Lot: 43269 - Thomas Jefferson: 1801 Inaugural Address Silk

Thomas Jefferson: 1801 Inaugural Address Silk Broadside. "The Inaugural Speech of Thomas Jefferson" delivered in Washington, D.C. on March 4, 1801 in the Senate Chamber. Two columns of type separated by a decorative, vertical rule. Signed in type at

Lot: 43270 - Henry Clay: Colorful and Striking 1844 Campaign

Henry Clay: Colorful and Striking 1844 Campaign Print. Hand-colored lithograph titled "Grand National Whig Prize Banner Badge". It depicts the hand-crafted political banner produced by the Whigs of Baltimore and offered as a prize to the state

Lot: 43271 - Henry Clay: New England Glass Company Paperweight.

Henry Clay: New England Glass Company Paperweight. 3 ½" flint glass paperweight, 1" thick with beveled edges, containing a frosted intaglio portrait of "Henry Clay". Manufactured by the New England Glass Company of Sandwich, Massachusetts.

Lot: 43272 - Henry Clay: Portrait Snuff Box. 3 1/4"

Henry Clay: Portrait Snuff Box. 3 1/4" papier-mâché snuff box with engraved half-length portrait of "Henry Clay" against a gold background. Typical, fine crazing seen only at an angle, and of no consequence. Overall, a superlative example

Lot: 43273 - Andrew Jackson and John Tyler: U. S. Mint Indian

Andrew Jackson and John Tyler: U. S. Mint Indian Peace Medals. 62 mm copper medal for Andrew Jackson and 51 mm copper medal for John Tyler, both struck at the United States Mint. The Jackson is EF with some surface spotting and soiling. The surfaces

Lot: 43274 - Andrew Jackson: Rare 1828 Campaign Medal.

Andrew Jackson: Rare 1828 Campaign Medal. AJACK-1828-2, 38 mm white metal. A very scarce piece from what many consider the first modern presidential campaign. Grades Very Fine or better with practically all of the original finish. Crudely holed at

Lot: 43275 - Sam Houston: Rare Sheet Music Dated 1836. "The

Sam Houston: Rare Sheet Music Dated 1836. "The Texian Grand March...Respectfully Dedicated to General Houston and his Brave Companions in Arms." A fanciful depiction of Houston receiving Santa Ana's surrender after the Battle of San Jacinto. Complete

Lot: 43276 - Martin Van Buren: A Rare Oversized 1840 Broadside

Martin Van Buren: A Rare Oversized 1840 Broadside Opposing the Incumbent President. Unusual printed broadside, two pages each 22" x 16", opening to 44" x 32" overall. Calling out to "DEMOCRATS!!! Mechanics, Farmers and Working Men" to "Read

Lot: 43277 - William Henry Harrison: A Monumental, Large 1840

William Henry Harrison: A Monumental, Large 1840 Campaign Poster. This incredible 23" x 33" specimen gets our vote as the absolute best posted of that era. The graphics are simply remarkable, as it features a portrait of Harrison, two log cabins, and

Lot: 43278 - William Henry Harrison: A Beautiful, Colorful 1840

William Henry Harrison: A Beautiful, Colorful 1840 Silk Campaign "Ohio Farmer" Scarf. Listed in Threads of History as no. 126 (p. 99), Harrison is seen greeting a disabled veteran at the cabin door, while another person draws a cup of hard cider for

Lot: 43279 - William Henry Harrison: Fine Quality Miniature

William Henry Harrison: Fine Quality Miniature Portrait. 3 1/4" x 4 1/4" miniature portrait of Harrison housed in an embossed photographic case (cover detached). It appears to be oil on paper which, in turn, is mounted on a slab of milk glass. It is

Lot: 43280 - William Henry Harrison: Tippecanoe Ink Bottle. 4"

William Henry Harrison: Tippecanoe Ink Bottle. 4" tall clear glass ink bottle in the shape of the Harrison log cabin. The cider barrel appears on both sides which are inscribed "Harrison" and "Tippecanoe". Rough pontil. One shallow flake or chip on

Lot: 43281 - William Henry Harrison: Hero of the Thames Wall

William Henry Harrison: Hero of the Thames Wall Plaque. Most unusual 7" wall hanging that incorporates the central portrait of a Tams soft paste plate for "General W. H. Harrison. Hero of the Thames 1813." printed in brown. The surrounding frame

Lot: 43282 - William Henry Harrison: Dinner Plate by Tams. 9

William Henry Harrison: Dinner Plate by Tams. 9 1/4" soft paste dinner plate with central transfer portrait in black of "General W. H. Harrison. Hero of the Thames 1813.", surrounded by a chickweed border. Mint condition... couldn't possibly be

Lot: 43283 - William Henry Harrison: Wonderful North Bend

William Henry Harrison: Wonderful North Bend Mantel Clock. 28" x 17" x 4 1/4" ogee, weight-driven mantel clock with interior yellow paper label of Smith & Brothers Clock Establishment of New York City. The door has a lower panel that contains a 10

Lot: 43284 - Native American: 1844 Silk Ribbons; A Fine Group

Native American: 1844 Silk Ribbons; A Fine Group of Three. These loosely organized groups of Nativists operated all over the country and largely supported Henry Clay. They continued to be a political force up until the 1856 election, but most of the

Lot: 43285 - James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor: U. S. Mint

James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor: U. S. Mint Indian Peace Medals. Pair of 76 mm copper medals (7.5 mm thick) struck at the United States Mint likely in the 19th century. Each Uncirculated or better with smooth, reflective surfaces, handsomely toned.

Lot: 43286 - Zachary Taylor: Rare 1848 Silk Campaign Ribbon.

Zachary Taylor: Rare 1848 Silk Campaign Ribbon. Perhaps the best Taylor ribbon design, and of course all his campaign ribbon varieties are rare. Fraying across top and bottom as shown, with partial loss of word "Grape" at bottom, but otherwise nice

Lot: 43287 - Zachary Taylor: Personally-owned Eyeglasses and

Zachary Taylor: Personally-owned Eyeglasses and Case. 5 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 1/2" burgundy leather case containing a pair of gold eyeglasses that belonged to President Zachary Taylor. The custom-fitted case is lined in red velvet and white satin and has

Lot: 43288 - Zachary Taylor: Personally-Owned Presidential

Zachary Taylor: Personally-Owned Presidential Chair. Wooden armchair with green twill upholstery consigned by a descendant of Zachary Taylor, through marriage, to one of Taylor's daughters. The chair is 47" high, 27" across and 23" from front to

Lot: 43289 - Zachary Taylor: Presidential Snuff Box. 2 3/4"

Zachary Taylor: Presidential Snuff Box. 2 3/4" papier-mâché snuff box with color portrait of "Zach. Taylor President of the United States" against a gold field. The sides are rounded and the base and sides have a gold lattice-work design. 1

Lot: 43290 - Zachary Taylor: Inauguration Ribbon. 2 1/2" x 6"

Zachary Taylor: Inauguration Ribbon. 2 1/2" x 6" silk ribbon with military portrait of the 1848 Whig candidate, inscribed "Z. Taylor The People's Choice Inaugurated March 5th 1849." This likely started out as a campaign item, then got recycled for

Lot: 43291 - Zachary Taylor: Miniature Portrait. 3" x 4 1/4"

Zachary Taylor: Miniature Portrait. 3" x 4 1/4" ink and watercolor portrait of Taylor, en grisaille, copied from an engraving of the period and currently framed. Not examined out of frame, but an original circa 1848-1850 artwork. Not signed, possibly

Lot: 43292 - Zachary Taylor: Two Tin Pocket or Field Mirrors.

Zachary Taylor: Two Tin Pocket or Field Mirrors. ZT-1848-59 and a variation of ZT-1848-62, but with meandering vine border, tin or pewter, 79 mm (2 1/2") each. The first lacks the brass easel and loop, the other is complete. Both are fine specimens.

Lot: 43293 - Zachary Taylor: A Choice Reverse on Glass

Zachary Taylor: A Choice Reverse on Glass Portrait. Beautiful condition, with only one pinhead spot of missing paint in the field. These portraits were accomplished by a combination of a decal and hand-painting. Usually seen with a different sort of

Lot: 43294 - Zachary Taylor: Superlative Silk Ribbon. 2 3/4" x

Zachary Taylor: Superlative Silk Ribbon. 2 3/4" x 8" cyan ribbon with equestrian portrait of Taylor, inscribed: "Maj. Genl. Zachary Taylor The Hero of Fort Harrison Palo Alto Resaca de la Palma Monterey Buena Vista. 'A little more grape Capt.

Lot: 43295 - Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce: U.S. Mint

Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce: U.S. Mint Indian Peace Medals. Pair of 76 mm copper medals struck at the United States Mint. The Fillmore grades EF with a reddish-brown patina. The Pierce is About Uncirculated with a few short scratches. The

Lot: 43296 - Franklin Pierce: A Rare Daguerreotype Image.

Franklin Pierce: A Rare Daguerreotype Image. Images of Pierce are rare in any form, and a daguerreotype is particularly so. This is a photo of an engraving taken from a photographic image, but has great detail. Almost certainly dates from his

Lot: 43297 - Franklin Pierce: Portrait-under-Glass Steel and

Franklin Pierce: Portrait-under-Glass Steel and Leather Change Purse. Extremely rare 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" change purse, likely of French manufacture. The green leather cover has an 1 1/2" x 1 3/4" colored portrait of Pierce under glass (likely a

Lot: 43298 - Franklin Pierce: Rare Portrait Snuff Box. 3 1/4"

Franklin Pierce: Rare Portrait Snuff Box. 3 1/4" papier-mâché snuff box with engraved portrait of "Frank Pierce President of the United States" against a gold background. Typical crazing, some darkening and loss to the edges of the

Lot: 43299 - Franklin Pierce: Hair Tonic Advertising Broadside.

Franklin Pierce: Hair Tonic Advertising Broadside. 10" x 16" broadside, printed in color, promoting the benefits of "J. Russell Spalding's Rosemary" hair tonic. "Printed at ONE impression on the Babcock Polychromatic Press" in Boston. All the

Lot: 43300 - James Buchanan et al: Election of 1856 Jugate

James Buchanan et al: Election of 1856 Jugate Broadside. 25" x 34" broadside titled: "The Presidential Candidates. 1856." Issued as a subscriber premium for the large format pictorial journal "Brother Jonathan", advertising their "Mammoth

Lot: 43301 - James Buchanan: U. S. Mint Indian Peace Medal. 76

James Buchanan: U. S. Mint Indian Peace Medal. 76 mm high-relief copper medal (6 mm thick) for James Buchanan, struck at the United States Mint sometime in the 19th century. A beautiful example with smooth, glossy surfaces and a mellow patina. A few

Lot: 43302 - Millard Fillmore: Unique Campaign Club Calligraphy

Millard Fillmore: Unique Campaign Club Calligraphy Document with Tin Holder. 17.5" x 21.5" (sight) double-matted and framed calligraphic document titled: "At A Meeting of the Thirteenth Ward Fillmore and Donelson Club Held March 4, 1856." It

Lot: 43303 - James Buchanan: Rebus Portrait Ribbon. Most

James Buchanan: Rebus Portrait Ribbon. Most unusual 2 1/2" x 6" white silk ribbon with portrait of the 1856 Democrat, inscribed: "The Choice of a Free People For President, James [buck] [cannon]". Some minor faults, but generally quite nice. Never

Lot: 43304 - John C. Frémont: An Important Flag Format

John C. Frémont: An Important Flag Format 1856 Campaign Ribbon. A great, bold design, and the mate to the equally rare Fillmore version which, despite condition issues, brought $956 in our November 2011 auction. While the Fillmore is listed in

Lot: 43305 - Frémont & Cochrane: 1864 Grand National

Frémont & Cochrane: 1864 Grand National Banner for this Splinter Republican Ticket. Great condition with nice borders. Minor edge irregularity at the bottom that can be easily matted out.

Lot: 43306 - Abraham Lincoln: Berlin Wool Work Needlepoint

Abraham Lincoln: Berlin Wool Work Needlepoint Portrait. 16 1/2" x 23 1/2" needlepoint depicting Abraham Lincoln seated in the Presidential chair, holding a copy of the Constitution, under the watchful gaze of Washington, whose bust appears on a

Lot: 43307 - Abraham Lincoln: An Association Ribbon with an

Abraham Lincoln: An Association Ribbon with an Original 1864 Ferrotype Pin. Probably dating from the early 1900s, when surviving Lincoln voters began to become scarce novelties, The original pin used to attach it was probably worn by the owner during

Lot: 43308 - Abraham Lincoln: 1861 Inauguration

Abraham Lincoln: 1861 Inauguration Chromolithograph. Highly colorful 21" x 27" print or poster titled "Presidents of the United States". It shows all the presidents through a beardless Lincoln, surrounding a vignette of Lady Liberty , the American

Lot: 43309 - Lincoln & Johnson: Prohibitively Rare 1864 Kellogg

Lincoln & Johnson: Prohibitively Rare 1864 Kellogg Jugate Print. For several elections this Hartford, Conn. firm produced "knock-offs" of the popular Currier Grand National Banners in similar style. Both the Currier and the Kellogg versions of the

Lot: 43310 - Abraham Lincoln: Back-to-Back Gault Frame

Abraham Lincoln: Back-to-Back Gault Frame Ferrotype. AL-1864-94, 25 mm, gilt brass shell. Both portraits bold, in focus with good contrast and no defects worth noting. The emulsion surfaces are smooth and glossy and the frame retains a good

Lot: 43311 - Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas: Debate

Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas: Debate Bronze. Very well-done bronze depicting a dramatic moment in one of the Lincoln-Douglas debates. The Little Giant is speaking and making a point, while Lincoln listens intently, pondering an appropriate

Lot: 43312 - Abraham Lincoln: Strands of Hair and Funeral Train

Abraham Lincoln: Strands of Hair and Funeral Train Relic. 22" x 18" framed display that includes "Authentic Strands of Abraham Lincoln's Hair, Together with a Piece of the Actual Flag Which Hung From Lincoln's Funeral Train." The frame includes a

Lot: 43313 - Lincoln & Hamlin: Rare Jugate Paper Ribbon. The

Lincoln & Hamlin: Rare Jugate Paper Ribbon. The intended purpose of these "ribbons" printed on heavy stock, has always been the subject to speculation. Were they bookmarks, for wearing like the silk versions or even printer's proofs? In any case, the

Lot: 43314 - Abraham Lincoln: Choice Ferrotype Badge.

Abraham Lincoln: Choice Ferrotype Badge. AL-1864-95, 25 mm gilt brass. A nearly-pristine, minty example of this popular badge. Fully lustrous frame with flawless ferrotype. A blazer!

Lot: 43315 - [Gettysburg Address]: New-York Times, November

[Gettysburg Address]: New-York Times, November 20, 1863. Eight pages, uncut, 15.5" x 21.5". Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address appears on the front page of this edition of the New York Times only hours after the President delivered the speech,

Lot: 43316 - Abraham Lincoln: Dated 1864 Back-to-Back

Abraham Lincoln: Dated 1864 Back-to-Back Ferrotype. AL-1864-96, 25 mm gilt brass shell. A choice example of this somewhat scarce variety. The ferrotypes are bold, clean and bright and the frame retains most of its original gilding. The Johnson side

Lot: 43317 - Abraham Lincoln: U. S. Mint Emancipation Medal. 45

Abraham Lincoln: U. S. Mint Emancipation Medal. 45 mm copper medal by Barber, struck at the United States Mint in Philadelphia in 1871. AU with reddish patina. A handsome example. We are also selling a silver version of the same medal.

Lot: 43318 - Abraham Lincoln: U. S. Mint Indian Peace Medal.

Abraham Lincoln: U. S. Mint Indian Peace Medal. Small size, 62 mm copper medal struck at the United States Mint in the 19th century. Engraved by S. Ellis. The reverse depicts children playing baseball with a scalping scene above. BU condition, smooth

Lot: 43319 - Abraham Lincoln: U. S. Mint Silver Emancipation

Abraham Lincoln: U. S. Mint Silver Emancipation Medal. 45 mm silver medal , struck at the United States Mint in Philadelphia in 1871 (Julian CM-16, King-232). The engraver was Charles Barber. BU condition with gorgeous reflective surfaces, blue &

Lot: 43320 - Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln: Autograph Note

Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln: Autograph Note Signed and Locks of Hair. Wonderful lot of Lincolniana which includes several components: 1) 3.5" x 3" scrap of paper with partial note containing eleven words in the hand of Abraham Lincoln, concluding

Lot: 43321 - Lincoln & Johnson: Jugate Inauguration Ball

Lincoln & Johnson: Jugate Inauguration Ball Invitation. A 7.5" x 10.5" engraved invitation on card stock for the "National Inauguration Ball. March 4th 1865." Portraits of President Abraham Lincoln and Vice President Andrew Johnson within columns

Lot: 43322 - Abraham Lincoln: Back-to-Back Gault Frame

Abraham Lincoln: Back-to-Back Gault Frame Ferrotype. AL-1864-94, 25 mm gilt brass shell. The Lincoln portrait is bright and clear. The frame retains most of the original gilding, but has some soiling and verdigris. The Johnson portrait is likewise

Lot: 43323 - Bell & Everett: A Deceptively Rare and Important

Bell & Everett: A Deceptively Rare and Important 1860 Name Flag. Not to be confused with the design which came in two sizes, of which roughly two dozen examples were found in the late 1980s as backing on a large quilt. Those familiar flags have the

Lot: 43324 - Bell & Everett: The Extremely Rare Currier Grand

Bell & Everett: The Extremely Rare Currier Grand National Banner Print. A lovely example in near-mint condition, with only the faintest hint of age toning at the perimeter noted for strict accuracy. 9.75" x 13" (sight), elegantly custom framed to 16"

Lot: 43325 - George McClellan: An Imposing Large Paper Ribbon

George McClellan: An Imposing Large Paper Ribbon Badge. Printed on heavy stock, it was almost certainly intended for wearing. This is an affordable alternative to silk McClellan ribbons which can run well into the four figures. Excellent condition,

Lot: 43326 - McClellan & Pendleton: Currier Grand National

McClellan & Pendleton: Currier Grand National Banner. A choice example with very wide borders, measuring 11.5" x 14.75." Minor light age browning at the bottom detracts minimally if at all, but is noted for accuracy. Update: The print has been

Lot: 43327 - Andrew Johnson: A Fine Group of Three Pieces. As

Andrew Johnson: A Fine Group of Three Pieces. As follows: (1) September 1867 Broadside, signed in print, warning against obstruction of the "faithful execution of the Constitution and the laws," and ordering "officers of the army and navy to assist

Lot: 43328 - Ulysses S. Grant: Silver Tomb Dedication Medal by

Ulysses S. Grant: Silver Tomb Dedication Medal by Tiffany. 63 mm silver medal issued for the April 27, 1897 dedication of Grant's Tomb at Riverside Park, New York City. Issued by the American Numismatic and Archaeological Society, made by Tiffany &

Lot: 43329 - Temperance Movement: An Outstanding, Large Early

Temperance Movement: An Outstanding, Large Early Broadside. Dating from approximately 1832, this 14" x 19" broadside has terrific content and graphic appeal. The subject matter is English-but it was republished in New York by A. V. Blake for sale

Lot: 43330 - Grant & Wilson: The Very Tough 1872 Currier Grand

Grant & Wilson: The Very Tough 1872 Currier Grand National Banner. Issued only in black and white, this example and the Greeley & Brown mate are among the key pieces in the popular 1844 to 1876 Currier series. This is a terrific example with very

Lot: 43331 - Horace Greeley: A Vivid Red, White and Blue 1872

Horace Greeley: A Vivid Red, White and Blue 1872 Campaign Banner with Albumen Photo and Goldleaf Trim. One of the most important 19th century political banners in collectors' hands. Pictured in Threads of History (no. 370, p. 186), it is the only

Lot: 43332 - Hayes & Wheeler: A Bold, Colorful 1876 Ribbon

Hayes & Wheeler: A Bold, Colorful 1876 Ribbon Design. Other than the familiar small woven jugate variety, all Hayes ribbons are very scarce. This is the first example of this striking design offered by Heritage, although we do recall a rather badly

Lot: 43333 - Hayes & Wheeler: A Superb 1876 Grand National

Hayes & Wheeler: A Superb 1876 Grand National Banner. Currier banners are "hot" in the current political marketplace, and this is one of the rarest. An example recently electrified the hobby when it brought $25,000 in a New York collector's estate

Lot: 43334 - Rutherford B. Hayes: Official White House China.

Rutherford B. Hayes: Official White House China. 10" dinner plate in the "Chickens in the Garden" pattern, as illustrated in Klapthor's "Official White House China". Signed and decorated by the artist Theodore R. Davis. Beautiful condition and quite

Lot: 43335 - Rutherford B. Hayes: Official White House China.

Rutherford B. Hayes: Official White House China. 9" dessert or fruit plate in the "Pecan" pattern, as shown in Klapthor's "Official White House China". Signed and decorated by the artist Theodore R. Davis. Great condition and quite scarce.

Lot: 43336 - Rutherford B. Hayes: Official White House China.

Rutherford B. Hayes: Official White House China. 8.25" hand-painted plate, part of the fish service ordered for the Hayes White House, similar to those pictured as illustrations 46 and 47 in Klapthor's book "Official White House China". There were

Lot: 43337 - Grover Cleveland: U. S. Mint Indian Peace Medal.

Grover Cleveland: U. S. Mint Indian Peace Medal. Oval copper medal, 59 mm x 75 mm, struck at the United States Mint in the 19th century. 7 mm thick. Nearly uncirculated with smooth, glossy, reflective surfaces and a mellow, brown patina.

Lot: 43338 - Grover Cleveland: An Original Pencil Drawing by

Grover Cleveland: An Original Pencil Drawing by William McGregor Paxton. 7" x 9.5", signed by the artist. Excellent condition. Purchased for $2,070 in Christie's 1/12/99 auction, lot 62. Paxton (1869-1941) was an American artist who typified the

Lot: 43339 - Harrison & Sherman: Two Colorful 1888 Ribbons.

Harrison & Sherman: Two Colorful 1888 Ribbons. Sherman was the 1888 presidential hopeful. Both ribbons are in excellent condition. Length: 2.75" & 7.75" respectively.

Lot: 43340 - Politicians and Officials: Gold Badges and More.

Politicians and Officials: Gold Badges and More. Three gold badges and three that are plated. The gold badges include: 1.25" octagonal fob for Martin Ferber, Chosen Freeholder of Bergen County (stamped 14K), 1.75" badge for the Chief Executive

Lot: 43341 - McKinley & Roosevelt: Princeton Club Jugate.

McKinley & Roosevelt: Princeton Club Jugate. Popular 1 1/4" button issued for the "Republican Club of Princeton University" depicting the 1900 standard bearers against the school colors, orange & black. Whitehead & Hoag back paper. A clean example

Lot: 43342 - McKinley & Roosevelt: "Musical Notes" Jugate. 1.5"

McKinley & Roosevelt: "Musical Notes" Jugate. 1.5" jugate with filled back depicting the 1900 Republican candidates superimposed on a bar of musical notes. Patriotic bunting appears overhead with a golden eagle and crossed furled flags below. One

Lot: 43343 - William McKinley: Classic "Do You Smoke?" Factory

William McKinley: Classic "Do You Smoke?" Factory Pin. Nice clean example of the highly desirable 2" factory pin from 1900, complete with Whitehead & Hoag back paper. It depicts a factory with smoke billowing from its smoke stacks, superimposed on a

Lot: 43344 - CSA General William Ruffin Cox: Secretary of the

CSA General William Ruffin Cox: Secretary of the U. S. Senate Desk. Heavily carved desk that was used by William Ruffin Cox during his tenure as Secretary of the United States Senate. Cox (1832-1919) was a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army

Lot: 43345 - William Jennings Bryan: No Twilight Zone Button. 1

William Jennings Bryan: No Twilight Zone Button. 1 3/4" button depicting a portrait of Bryan above a cartoon showing the Trusts strangling the People, titled: "The Nation The State No Twilight Zone". The inscription refers to a campaign speech Bryan

Lot: 43346 - Theodore Roosevelt: Huge 1904 Banner. 200" x 108"

Theodore Roosevelt: Huge 1904 Banner. 200" x 108" (16.6' x 9') swallow-tail banner made of cotton or bunting material. The lettering reads: "Roosevelt and Fairbanks". There is a canvas hoist with enclosed rope loops for attachment. In addition, part

Lot: 43347 - Theodore Roosevelt: Steiff Toy Roosevelt on

Theodore Roosevelt: Steiff Toy Roosevelt on Horseback. The Steiff Toy Co. has long been the foremost manufacturer of the teddy bear. As the story goes, when Roosevelt was on a hunting trip his aides caught a young bear and tied him to a tree for the

Lot: 43348 - Roosevelt & Johnson: Bull Moose "Antlers" Jugate.

Roosevelt & Johnson: Bull Moose "Antlers" Jugate. Probably the best TR-Johnson available! 1 1/4" celluloid with Boston Badge back paper. It features sepia real photos of the Progressive Party candidates nestled in the antlers of a bull moose, simply

Lot: 43349 - Theodore Roosevelt: Full Color Equality Pin. 1

Theodore Roosevelt: Full Color Equality Pin. 1 1/4" button titled "Equality" showing President Theodore Roosevelt and Booker T. Washington sharing a shot of whiskey at a White House dinner. This was based on a real event that occurred early in TR's

Lot: 43350 - Theodore Roosevelt: A Pristine 1898 Ribbon Badge

Theodore Roosevelt: A Pristine 1898 Ribbon Badge for New York Governor. Unusual variant of the familiar 1 3/4" with Rough Rider celluloid in the center. Condition is amazing - as fresh as the day it was made. Length 8.75."

Lot: 43351 - Theodore Roosevelt: White House Table Covering.

Theodore Roosevelt: White House Table Covering. Handsome and patriotic 36" x 29" table cover used by Theodore Roosevelt during his Presidency. According to the Letter of Provenance that accompanies the lot, it "once adorned the private quarters of

Lot: 43352 - Theodore Roosevelt: Amazing Carved Conch Shell.

Theodore Roosevelt: Amazing Carved Conch Shell. 11" long and 5" tall carved conch shell with portrait of Theodore Roosevelt alongside a laurel wreath, a billowing American flag, three-leaf clovers and daisies. The colors range from pink to white.

Lot: 43353 - Theodore Roosevelt: Large Original Watercolor

Theodore Roosevelt: Large Original Watercolor Showing Him Attired for a College Commencement. "Illustration art" type portrait, probably intended for publication in a periodical. Signed by the artist, Leslie Ward. Appealing display presence and in

Lot: 43354 - Theodore Roosevelt: Presidential Gone with the

Theodore Roosevelt: Presidential Gone with the Wind Lamp. 22" tall kerosene lamp issued to honor President Theodore Roosevelt and his mediation of the Russo-Japanese War in 1905 which resulted in him receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. The upper milk

Lot: 43355 - Taft & Sherman: Classic Elephant Ears Jugate. 1

Taft & Sherman: Classic Elephant Ears Jugate. 1 1/4" button showing the 1908 Republicans on the G.O.P. elephant's ears, dated 1908. The political mascot is smiling as he knows the election is in the bag. A great design from the Golden Age election of

Lot: 43356 - Woodrow Wilson: A Rare 1 1/4" Gubernatorial

Woodrow Wilson: A Rare 1 1/4" Gubernatorial Pinback. Highly sought-after among New Jersey collectors. When it does appear this variety is usually faded to some degree, but the deep, rich sepia tone of this beautiful example is unimprovable. Tiny,

Lot: 43357 - Woodrow Wilson: Bronze Bust by Davidson. 8" bronze

Woodrow Wilson: Bronze Bust by Davidson. 8" bronze bust of Wilson, dated 1916. The back has the mark of the foundry "Cire Perdue [lost wax] C. Valshan" and the sculptor "Modeled at the White House June 1916 © Jo Davidson". A very fine likeness

Lot: 43358 - Woodrow Wilson: Great 1916 Novelty Button. 1" x 1

Woodrow Wilson: Great 1916 Novelty Button. 1" x 1 1/2" oval button with filled back featuring a portrait of Wilson within the numeral 8, inscribed "Wilson 8 Hour Club". It is printed in gold, tan and turquoise. Beautiful condition and a top Wilson!

Lot: 43359 - Woodrow Wilson: Popular Jewish Theme Jugate. 7/8"

Woodrow Wilson: Popular Jewish Theme Jugate. 7/8" gold filigree jugate featuring portraits of Wilson and an orthodox Jewish man, inscribed: "President's Day Anniversary. The Jews Look To America For Help". Possibly issued in the wake of the Balfour

Lot: 43360 - Woodrow Wilson: Awesome, Huge 27" Litho Tin Sign.

Woodrow Wilson: Awesome, Huge 27" Litho Tin Sign. This simply amazing piece features Wilson and the leaders of the other victorious World War I Allies - Britain, France, Italy, and Belgium. Russia, having by then a Bolshevik government, is notably

Lot: 43361 - Woodrow Wilson: Signed Cabinet Card and Bonus.

Woodrow Wilson: Signed Cabinet Card and Bonus. Pach Brothers cabinet card showing a youthful Woodrow Wilson, inscribed by him on the verso: "With kindest regards, from Woodrow Wilson Dec., 1899". An attached note at bottom indicates it was sent to

Lot: 43362 - Hughes & Fairbanks: A Spectacular 2 1/8" Jugate

Hughes & Fairbanks: A Spectacular 2 1/8" Jugate Rarity in Virtually Mint Condition. All Hughes and Fairbanks jugates 1 1/4" or larger are rare, and this colorful beauty is one of the best, with only perhaps four or five known. The Merrill Berman

Lot: 43363 - Charles Evans Hughes: Personal Humidor. 19.5" x

Charles Evans Hughes: Personal Humidor. 19.5" x 14" x 4" inlaid wooden cigar humidor. The lid has the name "Chas. E. Hughes." within a diamond pattern. When open, there is stamped inscription on the inside of the lid: "Especially Prepared For Hon.

Lot: 43364 - Woman's Suffrage: A Very Rare 1912 Dated Silver

Woman's Suffrage: A Very Rare 1912 Dated Silver Spoon. A souvenir of the "National Women Suffrage Convention," held at Philadelphia. The handle is decorated with fine, detailed Pennsylvania scenes. We have seen just one other example. Length: 4."

Lot: 43365 - Woman's Suffrage: A Very Rare Early Silk Ribbon.

Woman's Suffrage: A Very Rare Early Silk Ribbon. The design and manufacture clearly date this ribbon around 1888, and it could well have been associated with Belva Lockwood's candidacy. It calls for "Equality of Sex & Suffrage." The American flag at

Lot: 43366 - Woman's Suffrage: "I Want My Vote" Porcelain Cat.

Woman's Suffrage: "I Want My Vote" Porcelain Cat. It is hard to say whether this delightful kitten is intended as a pro or anti Suffrage statement, but it is a charmer either way. Marked "Made in Germany," it was doubtless marked in both England and

Lot: 43367 - Woman's Suffrage: Rare Parade Dress & Sash. Made

Woman's Suffrage: Rare Parade Dress & Sash. Made of beige linen, with a diagonal sash in classic Suffrage movement colors. Excellent condition and ready for display. Interestingly, this sash is double-sided, presumably so the message could run across

Lot: 43368 - Harding & Coolidge: Grey-tone Jugate. 7/8" button

Harding & Coolidge: Grey-tone Jugate. 7/8" button with overlapping portraits of "Harding Coolidge" superimposed on a wreath, all against a milled or lined background. Whitehead & Hoag back paper. Mint condition.

Lot: 43369 - Warren G. Harding: Bold "Signature" Button. 1

Warren G. Harding: Bold "Signature" Button. 1 ¼" button with portrait of the 1920 Republican inscribed "For President Warren G. Harding [facsimile signature]". St. Louis Button Company back paper. We'd describe the color as dark army or khaki

Lot: 43370 - Warren G. Harding: His Monogrammed Ornate Cordial

Warren G. Harding: His Monogrammed Ornate Cordial Glass Gold rim, ornate gold decoration, with the engraved initial "H." Part of a set identified as Harding's, and quite possibly used in the White House (Harding was famously known to consume and

Lot: 43371 - Cox & Roosevelt: Glorious St. Louis Button Company

Cox & Roosevelt: Glorious St. Louis Button Company Jugate. 7/8" real photo button featuring portraits of the 1920 Democratic nominees. An eagle and shield appears overhead, an American flag below, all against a background of sun rays. There are a few

Lot: 43372 - Henry Ford: An Iconic 1924 Presidential Hopeful

Henry Ford: An Iconic 1924 Presidential Hopeful Button Picturing a Model T. Nothing has been hotter in the recent political item market than rare Ford button varieties, and this is one of the greatest designs. Rare varieties of Ford picture buttons

Lot: 43373 - Coolidge & Dawes: Iconic "Coolidge and Dawes for

Coolidge & Dawes: Iconic "Coolidge and Dawes for the Nation's Cause" 1¼" Pinback Jugate. One of the most sought-after jugate button varieties, in excellent condition with perfect centering. Probably not more than ten examples known, with auction

Lot: 43374 - Herbert Hoover: Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p. ALS,

Herbert Hoover: Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p. ALS, January 25, 1944, written on 5.75" x 7.75" personal bifolium stationery. The former President writes to Miss Mildred Dilling of New York expressing gratitude for her "fine understanding and

Lot: 43375 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Rare Large Campaign Poster

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Rare Large Campaign Poster with Ben Shawn Artwork. This classic design is universally recognized as one of the very best FDR posters, but it is equally prized by collectors of American graphic art. At 39.25" x 29.75" it makes

Lot: 43376 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Standing Copper Sculpture.

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Standing Copper Sculpture. 46" tall copper statue of FDR. He wears a long cape, clutches one lapel and leans on a cane for support. It evokes the war-time President and may be modeled on FDR as he appeared at the Yalta "Big

Lot: 43377 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Real Photo 1920 Vice

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Real Photo 1920 Vice Presidential Pin. 1 1/4" portrait button inscribed "For Vice President Franklin D. Roosevelt". Mint condition and a key item for any 1920s collection. It is believed FDR ordered these himself, inasmuch as a

Lot: 43378 - Roosevelt & Garner: Graphic Real Photo Jugate.

Roosevelt & Garner: Graphic Real Photo Jugate. 7/8" button featuring real photos of "Roosevelt and Garner" with an eagle and shield above. Mint condition with a St. Louis Button Company back paper.

Lot: 43379 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Splendid Glass Decanter

Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Splendid Glass Decanter Etched with his Name in Full. The decanter is accompanied by a delightful letter of provenance from Lillian Rogers Parks, longtime White House housekeeper and author of Backstairs at the White House.

Lot: 43380 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Personally-Owned Leather

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Personally-Owned Leather Briefcase. Foldover leather briefcase with two securing straps, brass buckles and lock. There are four compartments and two inner sleeves. It was manufactured by Washek and patented on July 20, 1921.

Lot: 43381 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Presidential Letter on

Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Presidential Letter on Overcoming One's Handicaps, Together with a Fine Signed Color Photo. After his illness and resulting paralysis, FDR seems to have undergone a spiritual transformation, and he often showed great empathy

Lot: 43382 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: 1940 Naval Buildup Bill

Franklin D. Roosevelt: 1940 Naval Buildup Bill Signing Pen. Framed shadow-box display that includes a July 24, 1940 TLS of FDR accompanied by a bill signing pen for "H.R. 10100, An Act to establish the composition of the United States Navy, to

Lot: 43383 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Personally-Owned Cigarette

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Personally-Owned Cigarette Holder. 4.75" cigarette holder with hand-carved floral design encircling the middle section and overall nicotine stains. This holder was used by FDR. According to the accompanying Letter of

Lot: 43384 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Personally-Owned Cigarette

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Personally-Owned Cigarette Holder. 7" long cigarette holder with etched figure of a tiger on top. Some nicotine stains. According to the provenance that accompanies it, the holder was used by FDR. Upon his death in 1945, it was

Lot: 43385 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Personally Owned Metal

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Personally Owned Metal Matchbox Case with Presidential Seal. Elegantly shadow box-framed with plaque reading: "Personal silver cigarette pack holder with presidential seal, owned and used by President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Lot: 43386 - Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt:

Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt: Personally-Owned Linen Goods. Seven assorted napkins, all embroidered with the monogram "FDR" (some spots and light soiling, but generally in excellent condition). Sold together with a set of placemats and cocktail

Lot: 43387 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Autographed Book. 8.5" x

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Autographed Book. 8.5" x 13" hardbound copy of "Ten-Year Report of the National Housing Authority 1934 to 1944. Submitted March 1, 1945". It is comprised of 137 typewritten pages. It contains a typewritten page in the front

Lot: 43388 - Franklin D. Roosevelt: Advisor Harry Hopkins'

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Advisor Harry Hopkins' Personal Ephemera from the 1945 Inauguration. A terrific group for the FDR or Inaugural collector. Twelve pieces, as shown, including several made out to Harry and/or Mr. & Mrs. Harry Hopkins. Several

Lot: 43389 - Dewey & Warren: The Rarest Jugate Design for the

Dewey & Warren: The Rarest Jugate Design for the 1948 Ticket. Only a handful are known and the design is particularly noteworthy because the portraits of the candidates are reversed! Dated 1948, with bold red, white and blue coloration, 7/8" in

Lot: 43390 - Truman & Barkley: Pair of Personally-Owned Hats.

Truman & Barkley: Pair of Personally-Owned Hats. Here' a special opportunity... a chance to purchase hats owned by a president and his vice president... in this case, Harry S. Truman and Alben W. Barkley. Harry's hat is a signature grey felt

Lot: 43391 - Adlai Stevenson: Assortment of "Better" Buttons.

Adlai Stevenson: Assortment of "Better" Buttons. Seven Stevenson buttons from his two presidential bids in 1952 and 1956. Three are lithographs and four are celluloids. There are two Stevenson & Kefauver jugates, two picture pins and three slogan

Lot: 43392 - Adlai Stevenson: Nice Assortment of Name and

Adlai Stevenson: Nice Assortment of Name and Slogan Pins. Fourteen [14] buttons issued for the two-time Democratic presidential candidate, ranging in size from 3 1/2" to 7/8". Uniformly nice condition with no significant defects. Some of these are

Lot: 43393 - John F. Kennedy : Oval Office Silver Cigarette Box

John F. Kennedy : Oval Office Silver Cigarette Box by Tiffany. Beautiful sterling silver cigarette box used in the oval office during the presidency of John F. Kennedy. The Presidential Seal is engraved on the lid. The bottom is stamped: "Tiffany &

Lot: 43394 - John F. Kennedy: Large Gaming Chip Set. Extensive

John F. Kennedy: Large Gaming Chip Set. Extensive collection of 1.5" plastic gaming chips, each with a white insert stamped in gold "JFK". The chips are housed in five wooden trays in a 19" x 8" x 3" leather-covered attaché-style case. Each chip

Lot: 43395 - John F. Kennedy and Jackie: A Rare Signed

John F. Kennedy and Jackie: A Rare Signed Christmas Gift Engraving Intended for Use in December 1963. Produced in much smaller numbers than the familiar crèche scene Christmas cards, this copy of a vintage engraving depicts the statue of Andrew

Lot: 43396 - [John F. Kennedy]: Important Account of JFK's

[John F. Kennedy]: Important Account of JFK's Rescue Following the Sinking of PT-109. An amazing nine-page ALS written by the skipper of PT-157, W.F. Liebenow, who braved enemy fire to locate Kennedy and the other survivors, picked them up, and

Lot: 43397 - John F. Kennedy: Rare Lucite Cigarette Box from

John F. Kennedy: Rare Lucite Cigarette Box from the 1960 Election. Substantial box with hinged lid. JFK's campaign plane on lid, along with "Presidential Campaign-1960," and a facsimile JFK signature. This one was presented to well-known Washington

Lot: 43398 - Jacqueline Kennedy: A Two-piece Maternity Outfit

Jacqueline Kennedy: A Two-piece Maternity Outfit of Shorts and Top. Many personal artifacts which belonged to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis are difficult to date. However, this charming maternity outfit (the shorts have an expansion panel) with label

Lot: 43399 - Presidential Limousine Flag. Reportedly used on a

Presidential Limousine Flag. Reportedly used on a presidential vehicle and subsequently presented to a Lockheed executive. The flag measures 20" x 14", with 1½" gold and white fringe on three sides. In the center is the Presidential Seal, the

Lot: 43400 - Jacqueline Kennedy: Personally-Owned Gold-Plated

Jacqueline Kennedy: Personally-Owned Gold-Plated Christine Dior Necklace. Gilt metal and simulated coral bead chain necklace personally owned by Jackie Kennedy and sold by Sotheby's in sale #6834 ("The Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis") in 1996.

Lot: 43401 - John F. Kennedy: His Personal Black Leather Card

John F. Kennedy: His Personal Black Leather Card Case, Along with His Calling Card as a United States Senator. "John F. Kennedy / United States Senator" in gold lettering. 4.5" x 5.5" (open), and in great condition. Ex-Robert White Collection, and

Lot: 43402 - Jacqueline Kennedy: Gifted Gold Vermeil Cigarette

Jacqueline Kennedy: Gifted Gold Vermeil Cigarette Case. Tiffany & Company gold vermeil on sterling cigarette case gifted by Jackie Kennedy in 1966. The inside of the lid is engraved: "1966 For Helen with appreciation and affection JBK". The

Lot: 43403 - John F. Kennedy & His Original Cabinet: A Rare

John F. Kennedy & His Original Cabinet: A Rare Large 19.75" x 16" Signed Photo. A glossy print of a U.S. News & World Report photo taken circa 1961, showing the President and his full cabinet seated around the Cabinet Room conference table. Signing

Lot: 43404 - John F. Kennedy: A Magnificent and Uncensored

John F. Kennedy: A Magnificent and Uncensored Archive of Presidential Campaign Notes Handwritten while He was Suffering from Laryngitis and Preserved by His Caroline Flight Attendant and "Girl Friday" Janet DesRosiers. Seventy-eight separate pages,

Lot: 43405 - John F. Kennedy: An Important Annotated Personal

John F. Kennedy: An Important Annotated Personal Reading of a Fascinating 1958 Speech. Thirteen 8.5" x 11" typewritten pages, with over 50 words of notes and a doodle of a boat in JFK's hand. An important address on foreign policy delivered to the

Lot: 43406 - John Fitzgerald Kennedy: An Important 1952 Speech,

John Fitzgerald Kennedy: An Important 1952 Speech, with Numerous Notations and Text in His Hand, Regarding the Korean War and American Foreign Policy. This 11-page speech was an important policy speech during his campaign for Henry Cabot Lodge's

Lot: 43407 - John F. Kennedy One of the Most Significant

John F. Kennedy One of the Most Significant Kennedy Signed Books Ever Offered at Auction. A copy of PT 109 by Robert J. Donovan, inscribed and signed by JFK and additionally signed by all ten surviving PT 109 crew members, the Captain, senior

Lot: 43408 - John F. Kennedy: Presidential Gift Cigarette

John F. Kennedy: Presidential Gift Cigarette Lighter. The first of the commissioned Presidential Gifts, this chrome ZIPPO lighter ­- one of likely fewer than forty made - was given by President Kennedy to only his closest friends and advisors in

Lot: 43409 - John F. Kennedy Accepts the Nomination of New

John F. Kennedy Accepts the Nomination of New York's Liberal Party, Thus Securing the Winning Margin in the 1960 Presidential Election. The Liberal Party was formed in 1944 when an element of the American Labor Party withdrew because that

Lot: 43410 - John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy: Rare

John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy: Rare Intended 1963 Christmas Card, Signed by Both. One of the most desired forms of their autographs, a limited number of these cards were signed shortly before the fateful Dallas trip. The bifolium Hallmark

Lot: 43411 - US Signed Flag No Lot No Lot No Lot

US Signed Flag No Lot No Lot No Lot

Lot: 43412 - John F. Kennedy: Fine Signed 1960 Campaign

John F. Kennedy: Fine Signed 1960 Campaign Pamphlet. Bold blue ink signature in field below the White House. One of the most appealing forms of his autograph to political collectors. Near-mint condition, 3.5" x 8.875". From the Estate of Malcolm S.

Lot: 43413 - John F. Kennedy and Family Members: Jacques Lowe

John F. Kennedy and Family Members: Jacques Lowe Photographs. Collection of thirty-nine [39] black & white photographs taken by noted Kennedy Family photographer, Jacques Lowe. These all measure 7" x 5" and have the photographer's stamp on verso.

Lot: 43414 - [John F. Kennedy]: Air Force One Co-Pilot Personal

[John F. Kennedy]: Air Force One Co-Pilot Personal Artifacts. Carl A. Peden was a co-pilot on the Presidential plane Air Force One (Special Air Mission SAM-26000). He flew missions for Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon.

Lot: 43415 - [Lee Harvey Oswald]: Gun Used by Sgt. Gerald Hill

[Lee Harvey Oswald]: Gun Used by Sgt. Gerald Hill in Arresting JFK's Assassin. This is the gun used by Dallas Police Department Officer Sgt. Gerald Hill in the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald in the Texas Theater in the hours following the assassination

Lot: 43416 - [Lee Harvey Oswald]: Arresting Officer Sgt. Gerald

[Lee Harvey Oswald]: Arresting Officer Sgt. Gerald Hill Sport Jacket. Famed Dallas Police Sgt. Gerald Hill's sport jacket worn throughout his eventful shift of duty on November 22, 1963. Hill was the lead officer in the historic sniper-perch

Lot: 43417 - Huey P. Newton: An Iconic Poster from the Black

Huey P. Newton: An Iconic Poster from the Black Power Movement of the 1960s-1970s. Fantastic image of Newton (1942-1989) in Black Panther attire, sitting in a wicker chair with a rifle on one side and an African spear on the other. At bottom: "The

Lot: 43418 - Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson: Personally-Owned

Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson: Personally-Owned Covered Dish. Gilt sterling silver covered dish, beautifully hand-fashioned by the seventy-year-old Mexico City atelier silversmith firm of Tane, this dish has highlights of gold alternating with the

Lot: 43419 - Richard Nixon: Important 1966 Letter Alleging

Richard Nixon: Important 1966 Letter Alleging Voter Fraud in the 1960 Election. February 1, 1966 TLS on his personal stationery, written to Earl Mazo, who wrote a 1959 biography of Nixon and actively investigated possible incidences of fraud during

Lot: 43420 - Gerald R. Ford: An Exceedingly Rare Free Franked

Gerald R. Ford: An Exceedingly Rare Free Franked Envelope Postmarked the Day He Became President. Modern-era free franks which are actually signed are a real rarity in the modern era, owing to the widespread use of printed or mechanical signatures.

Lot: 43421 - Gerald and Betty Ford: A Beautiful Steuben

Gerald and Betty Ford: A Beautiful Steuben Sterling Silver Lidded Pedestal Bowl. From their November 16, 2013 estate auction, and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the auction. Probably used for sugar or jelly, as it is accompanied by

Lot: 43422 - Gerald R. and Betty Ford: Personally-Owned Rose

Gerald R. and Betty Ford: Personally-Owned Rose Medallion Porcelain. Group of hand-decorated Rose Medallion porcelain, some made in Japan and some in China, that were owned by the President and First Lady. These include: 16.5" platter or soup-tureen

Lot: 43423 - Gerald & Betty Ford: A Nicely Framed Woven

Gerald & Betty Ford: A Nicely Framed Woven Tapestry of a Peaceful Japanese Lake and Pagodas. Sold in the November 16, 2013 auction of items from the Fords' estate to benefit the Betty Ford Center and other charities. Accompanied by certificate of

Lot: 43424 - Gerald R. and Betty Ford: Personally-Owned Lalique

Gerald R. and Betty Ford: Personally-Owned Lalique Vase. Hefty 6.5" crystal vase by Rene Lalique. The trademark frosted sides are populated with meandering leaves and small birds in deeply recessed niches. It is etched on the bottom: "Lalique ®

Lot: 43425 - Gerald R. and Betty Ford: Personally-Owned Luggage

Gerald R. and Betty Ford: Personally-Owned Luggage Set. Eight-piece luggage set by Lark. These were sold in November 2013 at a charity auction consisting of items from the Rancho Mirage Estate of President and Mrs. Gerald R. Ford. A Certificate of

Lot: 43426 - Gerald R. Ford: Personally-Owned Presidential

Gerald R. Ford: Personally-Owned Presidential Bathrobe. White terry-cloth bathrobe with embroidered presidential seal on the chest, inscribed "Executive Residence The White House". Very fine condition with some light soiling. Accompanied by a

Lot: 43427 - Gerald R. Ford: Personally-Owned Grey Suit. Silk

Gerald R. Ford: Personally-Owned Grey Suit. Silk jacket by Steven Salon of Fifth Avenue New York together with matching slacks. The slacks are Size 39 1/2" and have a sew-on identification label reading: "Mr. Gerald R. Ford./ Lot 1178./ Size 39 1/2/

Lot: 43428 - Gerald R. Ford: Personally-Owned Tuxedo. Black

Gerald R. Ford: Personally-Owned Tuxedo. Black silk tuxedo jacket together with matching trousers and cummerbund. The trousers have a sewn-on label from Talstad of Los Angeles reading: "Mr. Gerald R. Ford/ Date 8-85/ No. 524". Sold together with a

Lot: 43429 - Ronald Reagan: Inauguration Security and Law

Ronald Reagan: Inauguration Security and Law Enforcement Badges. Pair of gold-colored badges (2 1/2" x 2 3/4" each) made by Blackinton for the 1981 and 1985 inauguration ceremonies in Washington, D.C. The earlier one was worn by a member of the "U.

Lot: 43430 - George H. W. Bush: Secret Service Inauguration

George H. W. Bush: Secret Service Inauguration Badge. 2 1/2" x 2 3/4" gold-colored badge worn at President Bush's 1989 inauguration by members of the "U. S. Secret Service Uniformed Division". The back is stamped "Blackinton 751 Hi-Glo". Excellent

Lot: 43431 - Bill Clinton: Secret Service Inauguration Badge. 2

Bill Clinton: Secret Service Inauguration Badge. 2 3/4" gold-colored badge worn at the 1997 inauguration of Bill Clinton by members of the "United States Secret Service Uniformed Division". Stamped on back "Blackinton Gol-Tone 622". Excellent

Lot: 43432 - Bill Clinton: Secret Service Inauguration Badge. 2

Bill Clinton: Secret Service Inauguration Badge. 2 1/2" round gold-colored badge worn at Bill Clinton's 1993 inauguration by members of the "United States Secret Service Uniformed Division". Reverse is stamped "Blackinton Gol-Tone 717". Excellent

Lot: 43434 - "Texas Jack" Omohundro: An Important,

"Texas Jack" Omohundro: An Important, Previously-unseen Tintype Photo. Posed in a studio in Western attire, probably when he was in New York City in 1873 to appear with Cody and Hickok in the stage play "Scouts of the Plains." A colorful Texas

Lot: 43435 - James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok: Very Rare Cabinet

James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok: Very Rare Cabinet Photo of Iconic Image. This photo was originally taken and published in New York in 1873, when Hickok and Buffalo Bill Cody briefly starred together in the stage play "Scouts of the Plains." This

Lot: 43436 - Christopher "Kit" Carson: Pair of

Christopher "Kit" Carson: Pair of Cartes-de-Visite. Vignette portrait of the noted frontiersman and scout with E. Anthony back mark and notation on verso "Kit Carson About 1860". Sold together with a CDV engraving by Prang of Carson in uniform

Lot: 43437 - William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: Autograph Letter

William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: Autograph Letter Signed with Envelope. 1 pg. ALS, Iola, Kansas, September 10, 1911, written by Cody to Irving Bacon on 8.5" x 10" letterhead of "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Combined with Pawnee Bill's Great Far East"

Lot: 43438 - William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: A Longhand Letter

William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: A Longhand Letter of Recommendation. 5.75" x 8", on Hoffman House hotel note paper, dated December 5, 190__. The paper shows even light toning, and there are minor edge imperfections, but very good display appearance

Lot: 43439 - Annie Oakley: Clipped Signature. Clear and bold

Annie Oakley: Clipped Signature. Clear and bold autograph of "Little Miss Sure Shot", the celebrated sharpshooter and Wild West Show performer, Annie Oakley. It is written on a 3.5" x 2.5" slip of water-marked paper. Some discoloration from previous

Lot: 43440 - William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: Presentation Ammo

William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: Presentation Ammo Belt to Johnny Baker. 36" long leather ammunition or cartridge belt. It is unusual in two respects. First, there is an oval "emblem" that serves as a connecting link between either end of the belt. It

Lot: 43441 - William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: Associated

William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: Associated Husqvarna Rifle. The Swedish-made Husqvarna M1873 rifle is patterned on Remington's 1867 rolling block single shot rifle. This one is marked "1873", for its year of manufacture, with serial no. 50. It is

Lot: 43442 - Spangenberg Gunsmith, Tombstone, Arizona

Spangenberg Gunsmith, Tombstone, Arizona Territory: A Very Rare Leather Rifle Scabbard. George F. Spangenberg was a legendary Tombstone gunsmith whose shop on 4th Street also sold ammunition and leather accessories. Sometime after the OK Corral

Lot: 43443 - An Important, Twice-Published Henry Rifle with a

An Important, Twice-Published Henry Rifle with a Connection to Contention, Arizona Territory. The lever-action Henry rifle is considered the precursor to the famous Winchester models. 14,000 were manufactured before 1866 by the New Haven Arms

Lot: 43444 - Native American Adaptation of a Mid-Nineteenth

Native American Adaptation of a Mid-Nineteenth Century Percussion Rifle. Very large bore, rifled. The barrel has clearly been cut down dramatically, presumably to make the weapon much easier to use on horseback. Original rawhide wraps with wonderful

Lot: 43445 - [Lincoln County War]: Peter Maxwell Autograph

[Lincoln County War]: Peter Maxwell Autograph Letter Signed and Map. Peter Maxwell as a close friend of William Bonney, a.k.a. "Billy the Kid". He was in the same room as the Kid when Pat Garrett (with whom he had previously conversed) entered the

Lot: 43446 - Fetterman Massacre of 1866: Period Manuscript

Fetterman Massacre of 1866: Period Manuscript Account. 3 p. ALS, Fort Casper, Dakota Territory, Head Quarters Company E 2nd Cavalry, April 16, 1867, signed by Fred W. Mixer, written on 7.75" x 9.75" bifolium stationery. The letter refers to the

Lot: 43447 - [Jesse James/Cole Younger]: Gang Members

[Jesse James/Cole Younger]: Gang Members Post-Mortem Northfield Raid Carte-de-Visite. In August, 1876, the James-Younger gang started their trip to Northfield, Minnesota. Gang members included: Frank and Jesse James, Cole, Bob and Jim Younger;

Lot: 43448 - Promontory Point: Large, Period Albumen of

Promontory Point: Large, Period Albumen of Original Watercolor or Ink Wash Depicting the Driving of the Golden Spike by Carl Dahlgren. On May 10, 1869 the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroad tracks met at Promontory Point (properly known as

Lot: 43449 - George Armstrong Custer: Mammoth Albumen Print of

George Armstrong Custer: Mammoth Albumen Print of an Iconic Image by William H. Illingworth. This is one of the most familiar of the seventy official photos taken by Illingworth during the famous 1874 Expedition to the Black Hills during which gold

Lot: 43450 - New Mexico: Collection of Cattle Ranching

New Mexico: Collection of Cattle Ranching Ephemera. Nice collection related to cattle brands and the day-to-day operations of the cattle business in the Southwest. Many of these relate to the Anderson Cattle Company which had ties to John Chisum. 1)

Lot: 43451 - Montana Newspaper Extra: Indians on the Warpath.

Montana Newspaper Extra: Indians on the Warpath. 5.25" x 14" single sheet "New North-West Extra", Deer Lodge, Montana Territory, August 3, 1877. It contains reports and dispatches concerning the presence of Indians in the vicinity (led by Looking

Lot: 43452 - Wells & Fargo: Signed Stock Certificate. 11" x 7"

Wells & Fargo: Signed Stock Certificate. 11" x 7" engraved certificate for three shares of stock in the "American Express Company", signed by the President and Secretary of the company, Henry Wells and William G. Fargo, famous as founders of Wells,

Lot: 43453 - California Gold Rush: Autographed John A. Sutter

California Gold Rush: Autographed John A. Sutter Carte-de-Visite. 2.25" x 4" (approximately) vignette CDV of John Sutter, signed on the verso by him "J. A. Sutter". George Johnson of San Francisco back mark. Carte slightly trimmed with light soiling.

Lot: 43454 - Western Cabinet Photos: A Group of Thirteen. No

Western Cabinet Photos: A Group of Thirteen. No photographer's identification on these and they are clearly second generation photos. But none the less a great grouping including: 1. Gall ("Orator of the Sioux Nation, Leader in the Custer massacre")

Lot: 43455 - Tombstone/Gunfight at the O.K. Corral: W. R.

Tombstone/Gunfight at the O.K. Corral: W. R. McLaury Bank Deposit Slip. 3.5" x 8.5" November 22, 1881 deposit slip from the Agency Pima County Bank of Tombstone, acknowledging the receipt of $1000 from W. R. McLaury. Written just 27 days after the

Lot: 43456 - Tombstone "Epitaph" Publisher: John Clum Endorsed

Tombstone "Epitaph" Publisher: John Clum Endorsed Check. February 28, 1885 check drawn on the "Cochise County Bank" made payable to John Clum in the amount of $200 and endorsed by him on verso. Clum served as Mayor and Postmaster of Tombstone but,

Lot: 43457 - Kate "Big Nose Kate" Holliday: A Very Rare and

Kate "Big Nose Kate" Holliday: A Very Rare and Important 1881 Check Made Out to and Endorsed by Her, and Possibly by "Doc" Holliday Himself. It is unclear whether Kate and Doc were actually married when they cohabited in Tombstone, but the check

Lot: 43458 - Tombstone Hotelier: Nellie Cashman Endorsed Check.

Tombstone Hotelier: Nellie Cashman Endorsed Check. January 14, 1890 check, drawn on the "Santa Cruz Valley Bank", made payable to the order of Nellie Cashman and endorsed by her on verso. An Irish immigrant, she operated a boarding house in Tombstone

Lot: 43459 - Mormonism: Highly Important Circa 1863-1864 Photo

Mormonism: Highly Important Circa 1863-1864 Photo Album. 6.5" x 9" gilt and embossed leather photograph album housing cartes-de-visite, a large number of which deal with Mormon leaders and Salt Lake City. There are sixty-one examples that fall into

Lot: 43460 - Ezra T. Benson: Presentation Gold Pocket Watch. 51

Ezra T. Benson: Presentation Gold Pocket Watch. 51 mm (2") 18K gold pocket watch presented to Ezra T. Benson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, while visiting England on Church business in 1856. The dust cover is engraved: "Presented to

Lot: 43461 - Ken Payne (American, 1938-2012): Fence Rider,

Ken Payne (American, 1938-2012): Fence Rider, 1981, Ed. 32/40. Bronze with brown patina, 18" high on a 14" diameter x 2" tall wood base. Inscribed on base: " 81 / Ken Payne / 32/40".

Lot: 43462 - Geronimo The Apache Chief: Book of Photos taken by

Geronimo The Apache Chief: Book of Photos taken by Legendary Tombstone Photographer C. S. Fly. Scenes in Geronimo's Camp The Apache Outlaw and Murderer, Taken before the Surrender to Gen. Crook, March 27, 1886, in the Sierra Madre Mountains of

Lot: 43463 - Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: "East Side of

Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: "East Side of Walpi" Portfolio Photogravure from The North American Indian, Volume XII, Plate 417. Curtis' caption: "The house-walls are about eighteen inches thick, and consist of fragments of sandstone, shaped by

Lot: 43464 - Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: "Walpi

Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: "Walpi Architecture" Portfolio Photogravure from The North American Indian, Volume XII, Plate 421. Curtis' caption: "Few illustrations of Hopi architecture show as much regularity as this view of a Walpi street." The

Lot: 43465 - Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: "Mishongnovi"

Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: "Mishongnovi" Portfolio Photogravure from The North American Indian, Volume XII, Plate 425. Curtis' caption: "A comprehensive view of this interesting Middle Mesa pueblo. On an eminence in the middle background is

Lot: 43466 - Hunkapapa Sioux Lodges: A Hand-colored 1878 Photo

Hunkapapa Sioux Lodges: A Hand-colored 1878 Photo Print by L.A. Huffman. Titled in vintage fountain pen at the bottom "Hunkapapa Sioux Leather Lodges Near Fr. Keogh, Nov. 1878." Copyrighted in lower right, "L.A. Huffman." A very lovely 9.25" x 9.75"

Lot: 43467 - Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: "Walpi" Portfolio

Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: "Walpi" Portfolio Photogravure from The North American Indian, Volume XII, Plate 410. Curtis' caption: "Picturesque Walpi, perched on the point of a rocky island in a sea of sand, is an irregular, rambling

Lot: 43468 - Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: Vintage

Edward S. Curtis, Photographer: Vintage Photogravure from The North American Indian, "Hopi - Watching the Dancers". A beautiful shot from Curtis' groundbreaking The North American Indian, depicting four Hopi women with their backs turned to the

Lot: 43469 - New Mexico Indian Photos: Group Lot of Seventeen.

New Mexico Indian Photos: Group Lot of Seventeen. 4.25 x 3.5", and feature Pueblo and Hopi Indians. Some of the photos show the life style as well as some of the tribal dancers, with many identified on the back in pencil. The images show very

Lot: 43470 - Sitting Bull: Clipped Signature Display. 3.75" x

Sitting Bull: Clipped Signature Display. 3.75" x 1.5" slip of lined writing paper autographed by the celebrated Sioux chieftain. Matted and framed together with a color lithograph of Sitting Bull with tomahawk and peace pipe. A .75" vertical tear on

Lot: 43471 - Geronimo: Iconic Signature on Card. 3.25" x 2.5"

Geronimo: Iconic Signature on Card. 3.25" x 2.5" pencil autograph on card, written in the Apache chieftain's unique style of capital letters with decorative elements. Matted and framed together with a 20th century color postcard-size image of him on

Lot: 43472 - Benjamin Franklin: Mislabeled "Washington"

Benjamin Franklin: Mislabeled "Washington" Figurines. Pair of Staffordshire figurines, 15" and 14.5" in height, each depicting Benjamin Franklin. Nicely colored, each Franklin holds a tri-corn hat and clutches a scroll. One is titled "Washington" and

Lot: 43473 - William J. Stone for Peter Force: The Declaration

William J. Stone for Peter Force: The Declaration of Independence. Single oversized sheet, 25" x 29", copperplate engraving on thin rice paper. This printing was intended to be folded and placed in Volume I of Peter Force's 1837-1853 series of books

Lot: 43474 - Silver Tablespoon made by Silversmith & American

Silver Tablespoon made by Silversmith & American Patriot Paul Revere, Circa 1790-1800 With a 3" long oval bowl the spoon offered here is marked "Revere" on the back and has slightly more than 2 oz. of silver. The downturned rounded-end handle is

Lot: 43475 - Hand Carved American Tobacconist Cigar Store

Hand Carved American Tobacconist Cigar Store Indian. It was the American Indian who first brought tobacco to the white settlers. Much later, that same colorfully-dressed Indian could be seen beckoning patrons into cigar stores. In the manner of Cigar

Lot: 43476 - U.S.S. Constitution: "Old Ironsides" Relic Cane.

U.S.S. Constitution: "Old Ironsides" Relic Cane. 35 1/2" tapered oak cane. It has an octagonal silver handle or knob engraved on the top with the owner's initials ("C.C.W"). The sides are engraved: "Presented by/ Lt. W. D. Newman/ U. S. Navy to/

Lot: 43477 - Flags: 33-Star Antebellum Flag. 46" x 32"

Flags: 33-Star Antebellum Flag. 46" x 32" hand-stitched cotton flag with 33 stars in the canton, arranged in the "Great Star" pattern (February 14, 1859 to January 29, 1861). The stars appear on both sides of the canton. The hoist has four metal

Lot: 43478 - A Large Folk Art Carved Wood Half Plane Model of

A Large Folk Art Carved Wood Half Plane Model of Manfred von Richtofen, the Red Baron, in his Trademark Fokker Triplane. 41½ inches high by 101½ inches wide by 23 inches deep (105.4 x 257.8 x 58.4 cm). A marvelously detailed model

Lot: 43479 - Folk Art: Indian Sheet Metal Weathervane. 25.5" x

Folk Art: Indian Sheet Metal Weathervane. 25.5" x 13.5" galvanized tin weathervane in the form of a Native American brave holding a tomahawk in a war-like stance, as well as a bow in the other hand, with arrows in his quiver. Lacks metal brace and

Lot: 43480 - American Folk Art: Pig Weathervane. Full body

American Folk Art: Pig Weathervane. Full body copper weathervane with cast zinc head and tail. American, late 19th century, lacking directionals. Unknown maker, no dents, holes or other damage. Beautiful weathered surface with traces of the original

Lot: 43481 - Major Curtis C. Gardiner and Family: CDV Photo

Major Curtis C. Gardiner and Family: CDV Photo Album and Two Cased Images. The photo album includes a standing pose of Captain C. C. Gardiner, CDVs of his family and other officers, such as: (1) George Armstrong Custer; (2) General Phillip Sheridan;

Lot: 43483 - 1826 Charleston SERVANT Slave Hire Badge, Number

1826 Charleston SERVANT Slave Hire Badge, Number 1677. In exceptional condition. Stamped on the reverse with the imprint of the maker "Lafar," this slave hire badge has a lovely chocolate brown patina. So many of this type have been excavated, but

Lot: 43484 - 1828 Charleston PORTER Slave Hire Badge, Number

1828 Charleston PORTER Slave Hire Badge, Number 254. A nearly flat square-shaped tag (as they were in even-numbered years during this period) with clipped and rounded corners and a hole for suspension, 50mm x 54mm. "LAFAR" hallmark punched on the

Lot: 43485 - 1806 Charleston SERVANT Slave Hire Badge, Number

1806 Charleston SERVANT Slave Hire Badge, Number 169, a Very Fine Example of One of the Earliest Dates. A slightly convex octagonal-shaped tag with a hole at the top for suspension, 57mm x 61mm. There is a very clear and distinct "C. PRINCE" hallmark

Lot: 43486 - African Americana: 1907 Light Heavyweight Boxing

African Americana: 1907 Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion Bob Scanlon Signed Photograph. Extremely rare 7" x 9.25" photograph of boxer Bob Scanlon, inscribed by him: "Bob Scanlon of America / ex Champion-Light Heavyweight / to my old Pal and good

Lot: 43487 - Thomas Edison's Personal Hat, with a Delightful

Thomas Edison's Personal Hat, with a Delightful Back Story. On January 11, 1929 Edison was in his East Orange, New Jersey laboratory along with longtime friend and business associate Edward Adams. Adams' daughter tells the story of the hat in a

Lot: 43488 - [Thomas A. Edison]: Heinrich Goebel Patent Case

[Thomas A. Edison]: Heinrich Goebel Patent Case Archive. If you visit Springe, Germany, you will see a monument dedicated to its favorite son, Heinrich Goebel (1818-1893). It credits him with the invention of the incandescent light bulb. Goebel

Lot: 43489 - Thomas A. Edison: Patent Infringement Case Court

Thomas A. Edison: Patent Infringement Case Court Exhibits. Collection of five light bulbs and one socket many of which, if not all, were used in patent infringement law suits filed by the Edison Electric Light Company in the late 19th century. These

Lot: 43490 - Thomas A. Edison: Keys to His Menlo Park

Thomas A. Edison: Keys to His Menlo Park Laboratory. Thomas A. Edison worked and lived in Menlo Park, New Jersey from 1876 to 1887. In 1887, he moved to Llewelyn Park in West Orange, New Jersey, a short walk to his factory and laboratories on Main

Lot: 43491 - Clarence Darrow: Three-Volume Set of Signed

Clarence Darrow: Three-Volume Set of Signed Presentation Books. Set of three hardbound books by Romain Rolland, part of a trilogy entitled "Jean-Christophe Dawn Morning Youth Revolt", "Jean-Christophe in Paris" and "Jean-Christophe Journey's End."

Lot: 43492 - Clarence Darrow: Signed Studio Portrait. 8" x 10"

Clarence Darrow: Signed Studio Portrait. 8" x 10" glossy photograph of the celebrated trial lawyer Clarence Darrow, circa 1925, boldly signed in the lower right corner. An iconic image in great condition. The consignor's great aunt Ruby was Mrs.

Lot: 43493 - Clarence Darrow: Personal Hair Brush Grooming Set.

Clarence Darrow: Personal Hair Brush Grooming Set. Pair of repoussé silver hair brushes, each measuring 2.5" x 4.5". The handles have ornate floral designs on either end and are monogrammed "C S D". These were owned by the greatest trial lawyer

Lot: 43494 - Clarence Darrow: Pair of Photographs and

Clarence Darrow: Pair of Photographs and Signatures. 1) 10" x 13" studio portrait of the famed trial lawyer, signed in pencil by the photographer "C. M. Hayes 1925" (coinciding with the time of the Scopes Trial), housed in the original folder. 2) 6"

Lot: 43495 - Clarence Darrow: Stunning Studio Portrait with

Clarence Darrow: Stunning Studio Portrait with Signed Check. 7.5" x 9.25" sepia portrait of the famed Chicago attorney striking a thoughtful, yet assertive pose. Tipped-in at top and mounted in the original photographer's folder, blind-stamped "Alex

Lot: 43496 - Clarence Darrow: Leopold-Loeb Murder Case Trial

Clarence Darrow: Leopold-Loeb Murder Case Trial Photos. Group of nine 10" x 8" glossy photographs of Clarence Darrow taken during the famous Leopold-Loeb Trial of September 1924. The two University of Chicago students kidnapped and murdered 14-year

Lot: 43497 - Clarence Darrow: 1924 Prohibition Debate Poster

Clarence Darrow: 1924 Prohibition Debate Poster and More. 11" x 14" cardboard poster advertising a debate between Clarence Darrow and Fred A. Victor, Superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League. It is titled: "In Debate Clarence Darrow State Armory

Lot: 43498 - Clarence Darrow: 1907 Appeal to Reason Poster. 11"

Clarence Darrow: 1907 Appeal to Reason Poster. 11" x 15" poster depicting celebrated criminal trial lawyer Clarence Darrow, titled: "Darrow's Speech In the Haywood Case". Published by the Socialist Party Newspaper "Appeal to Reason" of Girard,

Lot: 43499 - Samuel Insull: Electrification of New York City

Samuel Insull: Electrification of New York City Cable Cross-Section Paperweight. Unique glass and silver-plated paperweight presented to one of the most interesting tycoons of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Samuel Insull (1859-1938). We

Lot: 43500 - Admiral Richard Byrd: Gold Award Medal and More.

Admiral Richard Byrd: Gold Award Medal and More. 35 mm 14K gold medal titled the "Byrd Distinguished Service Medal". The reverse is engraved: "November 11, 1927 This First Medal is Awarded to Commander Richard Evelyn Byrd, U.S.N.-Ret. A Companion of

Lot: 43501 - Admiral Richard E. Byrd: First Antarctic

Admiral Richard E. Byrd: First Antarctic Expedition Archive. Carroll Baldwin Foster, Jr. Archive comprising four Autograph Letters Signed (49 pages) to Al C. Edwards and Eleanor Turnbull, six original envelopes with various stamps and designs ("Byrd

Lot: 43502 - Admiral Richard E. Byrd: His Personal Seal-Fur

Admiral Richard E. Byrd: His Personal Seal-Fur Parka with Hood. We have no specific history on this animal hide and fur parka, but it apparently was sold as part of a large auction of Byrd's effects held in Boston in the early 1980s (the Marie A.

Lot: 43503 - Admiral Richard E. Byrd: His Personal Seal-Fur

Admiral Richard E. Byrd: His Personal Seal-Fur Parka with Hood. We have no specific history on this animal hide and fur parka (one of two examples in this sale, both from the same source), but it apparently was sold as part of a large auction of

Lot: 43504 - Winged America: Trophy Awarded to Benjamin B.

Winged America: Trophy Awarded to Benjamin B. Lipsner. Benjamin B. Lipsner (1887-1970) is considered the father of the United States Airmail Service. His collection of material related to the air mail service is housed in the National Postal Museum

Lot: 43505 - Kitty Hawk Wright Flyer: Piece of Original Fabric

Kitty Hawk Wright Flyer: Piece of Original Fabric on a Presentation Certificate. 8" x 10", bearing a printed statement of authenticity signed by Lester D. Gardner, founder of Aviation Magazine. The statement reads as follows: "Original Fabric From

Lot: 43506 - R. M. S. Titanic: Shavings From Her Steel Hull.

R. M. S. Titanic: Shavings From Her Steel Hull. Most unusual display of close to seventy pieces of metal shavings removed from a detached hull section of the R. M. S. Titanic. The pieces seem to be imbedded in a glass or Lucite plaque measuring 3" x

Lot: 43507 - Cast Iron Mechanical Banks (Two): Tammany and a

Cast Iron Mechanical Banks (Two): Tammany and a Cabin. As follows: (1) This classic Tammany Bank was to represent the corrupt political figure "Boss" Tweed. Place a coin in his hand and he will politely nod his head. The paint has many chips but most

Lot: 43508 - American Eagle & Eaglets Mechanical Bank, Made by

American Eagle & Eaglets Mechanical Bank, Made by J. & E. Stevens, 1883. In working condition, the coin is placed in the eagle's mouth and when the lever is pressed the eagle spreads its wings and leans forward dropping the coin into the nest for the

Lot: 43509 - Cast Iron Mechanical Banks (Two): Artillery Bank

Cast Iron Mechanical Banks (Two): Artillery Bank and Hubley Pull Tail Elephant. As follows: (1)This variant of the Artillery Bank, made by the J. & E. Stevens Company Cromwell, Connecticut Circa 1895, shows a Confederate soldier in grey kepi and

Lot: 43510 - Mechanical Banks (Two): Trick Pony and Owl. As

Mechanical Banks (Two): Trick Pony and Owl. As follows: (1) A popular bank, the Trick Pony is missing two screws that would hold the base together. It appears all the pieces are here but would need to be put together. The paint is good and original;

Lot: 43511 - Lithographed Tin Windup Toys (Two): Lehmann

Lithographed Tin Windup Toys (Two): Lehmann Bucking Bronco and Donkey Toy, As follows: (1) a Lehmann, made in Germany Bucking Bronco, with original surface and marked with the toy maker's logo. The tin shows through in several places from use but

Lot: 43512 - Tin Windup Hoge Cycle Car, 10" Long. Lithographed

Tin Windup Hoge Cycle Car, 10" Long. Lithographed tin, three-wheeled delivery car with seated motorcycle rider enclosed by the van body. Missing the headlight on the handlebars, the motorcycle tank is marked "Hoge." Although the toy needs to be

Lot: 43513 - Figural Composition Knickerbocker Donald Duck,

Figural Composition Knickerbocker Donald Duck, 8.5" Tall. This very fine goose-billed Donald Duck figure sports a neck scarf and holster. Marked "Knickerbocker" on his back but undated, this Donald predates the standard Carl Barks figure of the 50s.

Lot: 43514 - Organ Cast Iron Mechanical Bank, Made by Kyser &

Organ Cast Iron Mechanical Bank, Made by Kyser & Rex. Circa 1882. 5.375" x 7.5". In working condition, the coin is deposited when the crank is turned making the dog and cat twirl and dance to the sound of ringing bells. Showing some moderate wear

Lot: 43515 - Magician Mechanical Cast Iron Bank, Manufactured

Magician Mechanical Cast Iron Bank, Manufactured by J. & E. Stevens and Company. 7" x 8". A coin is placed on the table and when the lever is pressed, the hat comes down while the coin disappears into the bank. Although the surface is rough and paint

Lot: 43516 - Jiggs Comic Character Windup Tin Car, 6.25" Long.

Jiggs Comic Character Windup Tin Car, 6.25" Long. Copyright dated 1924, marked on the side of the car "Int' l Features Service Inc, Great Britain rights reserved." Each car door is marked "Nifty" and the rear of the car reads "Germany." The simple

Lot: 43517 - Live Steam Scale Model Showman's Road Locomotive

Live Steam Scale Model Showman's Road Locomotive 12 x 26 x 8 inches (30.5 x 66.0 x 20.3 cm) PROVENANCE: Christies South Kensington; Reid Museum acquisition 441-1994. Finely engineered and fully detailed operating 1.12 scale model of a late 19th

Lot: 43518 - Sterling Silver Lifesaving "Ladder Badge" Award. A

Sterling Silver Lifesaving "Ladder Badge" Award. A remarkably detailed badge, apparently twice ordered to one John Pellinger. His name is engraved below the eagle at the top. Principal "U.S. Vol. Life Saving Corps" medal at bottom engraved on verso

Lot: 43519 - Assorted Gold Medals, Awards and Badges. Group of

Assorted Gold Medals, Awards and Badges. Group of twenty-seven [27] gold badges issued for a variety of disciplines, including fraternal, athletic, sports, professional, scholastic, etc. One is not stamped, but is likely 10K gold. The others are

Lot: 43520 - Assorted Gold Badges, Medals and Awards.

Assorted Gold Badges, Medals and Awards. Twenty-four [24] badges, fobs, medals and awards issued for a variety of disciplines, including: professional service, athletics, sports, patriotic, etc. They are stamped 10K, 14K and Solid Gold, One small

Lot: 43521 - Assorted Gold Medals and Awards in Their Original

Assorted Gold Medals and Awards in Their Original Boxes. 1) 25-year service award tie-tac for Conde Nast Publishing Company stamped 10K. 2) Hexagonal badge awarded to the President of the New England Dental Society in 1902 (gold-plated). 3) Taylor

Lot: 43522 - Assorted Enamel and Gold Achievement Awards. Group

Assorted Enamel and Gold Achievement Awards. Group of seventeen [17] badges, fobs, pendants and medals issued to individuals for achievement in various fields of endeavor. The marked pieces (eleven) weigh 128.7 grams. The unmarked pieces (five) weigh

Lot: 43523 - Musical Talent: Gold Award Medals and Badges.

Musical Talent: Gold Award Medals and Badges. Group of eight [8] badges and awards with a musical theme, made of gold. The marked pieces weight 28.9 grams. Three unmarked pieces are 27.9 grams. The large ornate piece awarded in 1907 has some gold

Lot: 43524 - Athletic Achievement: Gold Award Medals.

Athletic Achievement: Gold Award Medals. Impressive collection of gold and enamel badges awarded for a variety of sporting contests, including: marksmanship, boxing, bicycling, rowing, table tennis, running, swimming, walking and tumbling. Two round

Lot: 43525 - Educational Achievement: Gold Award Medals and

Educational Achievement: Gold Award Medals and More. Group of eleven [11] fobs, pendants, medals and Phi Beta Kappa keys. There are three which are gold-filled or gold plated. The eight gold specimens weigh 72.5 grams. We especially like the engraved

Lot: 43526 - Gold Award Badges: Large Collection. Group of

Gold Award Badges: Large Collection. Group of twenty-seven [27] small, thin badges made of gold, some with enamel accents. These were awarded for various achievements in the field of sports or education, or worn by members of fraternal orders. Some

Lot: 43527 - Skittles and Bowling: Gold and Enamel Badges.

Skittles and Bowling: Gold and Enamel Badges. Handsome group of four fobs and badges. 1) 1.5" enamel fob inscribed "American Bowling Congress Highest Three-Game Series", engraved on verso "Year 1933/ Greco Market/ Utica, N.Y./ 2492 Pins/ R. Wallace".

Lot: 43528 - Order of the Founders and Patriots of America Gold

Order of the Founders and Patriots of America Gold Medal. 1.75" x 1.75" enamel and gold two-sided military-style decoration. One side besides a Revolutionary War era soldier and a Spanish conquistador on a red cross. The other side has an American

Lot: 43529 - Law Enforcement: Six Assorted Badges. 1) 2.25" x

Law Enforcement: Six Assorted Badges. 1) 2.25" x 3" silvered brass badge #34 for the "Pittsburgh Police", circa 1920. Excellent. 2) 2" x 2.5" engraved nickel badge reading "Special Police Binghamton N.Y." Late 19th century. 3) 2" x 2.5" "Sing Sing

Lot: 43530 - Law Enforcement: Trio of Badges. 1) 3" x 3.75"

Law Enforcement: Trio of Badges. 1) 3" x 3.75" engraved "Chief of Police" badge with open wreath, possibly a hat badge, no markings, but quite early, certainly 19th century. 2) 3" x 3" Kansas City Metropolitan Police Sergeant badge #5. Likely 1st

Lot: 43531 - U. S. Mint Life Saving Medals and Awarded Badge.

U. S. Mint Life Saving Medals and Awarded Badge. 1) 1.25" x 2.75" United States Life Saving Corps "Non-Member Rescuer" medal, inscribed to: "William Davis/ East River/ April 10, 1920". Sold together with a 67 mm copper medal with life saving scene on

Lot: 43532 - New York Police Department Gold Award Medal. 45 mm

New York Police Department Gold Award Medal. 45 mm medal designated "The Sylvia A. H. G. Wilks Medal For Valor". It is inscribed to "Ptl. Frank Ewald 106th Precinct 1964". The edge is stamped "Tiffany & Co. 14K Gold". It is housed in its original

Lot: 43533 - New York State Chamber of Commerce Gold Medal. 28

New York State Chamber of Commerce Gold Medal. 28 mm medal worn by a "Committee" member at a 1916 banquet of the "Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York". The edge of the "drop" is stamped "Tiffany & Co. 18K Gold". Housed in its original

Lot: 43534 - Al Jolson Gold Award Medal Presented to Jerry

Al Jolson Gold Award Medal Presented to Jerry Colonna. 38 mm medal designated "The Al Jolson Award For Distinguished Service". The sponsor was the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization. This example is inscribed to "Jerry Colonna For Outstanding

Lot: 43535 - Franklin Institute: Silver Award Medal. 50 mm

Franklin Institute: Silver Award Medal. 50 mm silver medal issued by the Franklin Institute of Pennsylvania. It was awarded to: "N. Harper/ Philada. Pa. for Manure Forks 1849". About Uncirculated with lovely patina housed in its original gold-stamped

Lot: 43536 - William Penn: Pennsylvania Settled Silver Medal.

William Penn: Pennsylvania Settled Silver Medal. 40 mm silver medal depicting William Penn, commemorating the founding of the colony in 1681. Thin planchet. EF condition with lovely blue, orange and purple toning. Engraved by Lewis Pino. Betts 531.




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