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Auctioneer Alexander Historical Auctions LLC 203.276.1570
Auction Date Apr 18 Auction
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Chesapeake City, MD
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Lot: 880 - HANS BAUR FUNERAL SASHES

HANS BAUR FUNERAL SASHES Good lot of fourteen rayon or fiber funerals sashes, thirteen partial and one complete, all worn by various mourners during the 1993 funeral of HANS BAUR(1897-1993)World War I flying ace, SS officer and personal pilot to

Lot: 881 - THIRD REICH CIGARETTES AND MATCHES

THIRD REICH CIGARETTES AND MATCHES Package of 25 Austrian "Memphis" brand cigarettes in a 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" green paperboard carton, opened but with all cigarettes present, bearing a tax stamp featuring a blind-embossed national eagle. Shows some

Lot: 882 - TORPEDO "SWEETHEART" ITEMS

TORPEDO "SWEETHEART" ITEMS Fine set of four World War II-era American "sweetheart" items, all taking the form of naval torpedoes. The set includes a 5" steel pen with pocket clip and articulated propellers; a silver-washed brass pennant, 1 3/4";

Lot: 883 - TRENCH ART "STUKA" MADE IN SICILY, 1944

TRENCH ART "STUKA" MADE IN SICILY, 1944 Neat piece of tranch art, a rather crudely cast German Fw-190 "Stuka", 12" wing spane, 9" long, with rotating prop with red hub. The wings have been engraved: "SICILY" and "1944". Prop is loose, else very

Lot: 884 - TRENCH ART FABRICATED OF BULLETS AND CASINGS

TRENCH ART FABRICATED OF BULLETS AND CASINGS Four interesting pieces of trench art made of bullets, including a candlestick holder made of two casings attached end-to-end and with a skull affixed to one side; a shell casing and bullet ashtray; a

Lot: 885 - TRENCH ART KEEPSAKE BOX

TRENCH ART KEEPSAKE BOX Carved wood keepsake box, approx. 6 1/2" x 5" x 3", in the form of a U.S. Army visor cap, hinged at the rear and with carved and painted gold insignia at the peak. Shows small scuffs and dings, else very good.

Lot: 886 - TRENCH ART MODELS OF THE P-38 "LIGHTNING" AND C-47

TRENCH ART MODELS OF THE P-38 "LIGHTNING" AND C-47 "DAKOTA" Pair of field made model aircraft, includes a cast aluminum P-38 "Lightning", 8" wingspan, with base, along with a polished steel model of a C-47 "Dakota", 6 1/2" wingspan. Very good.

Lot: 887 - TRENCH ART SHELL CASING

TRENCH ART SHELL CASING World War I-era trench art shell casing, 14 1/2" x 3"dia., elaborately engraved with an American four-stack warship and biplane, with a banner reading "USN", and a blackened and stippled background. The base of the shell has

Lot: 888 - TRENCH ART SHOT GLASSES

TRENCH ART SHOT GLASSES Your opportunity to REALLY take a shot! Group of five brass shot glasses made from machined 1.5 inch shell casings, each 2" tall with flared, smooth rims and convex bodies. The "glasses" are set into a wood rack with incised

Lot: 889 - TRENCH ART TANKARD MADE FROM A 105MM SHELL

TRENCH ART TANKARD MADE FROM A 105MM SHELL Silver-plated brass tankard, approx. 6" x 4 1/4" dia., made from a cut-down 105mm artillery shell, marked on the base as being manufactured 1945. The handle is formed by a plated 20mm dummy round, so

Lot: 890 - TYPE B-2 TORPEDO DIRECTOR

TYPE B-2 TORPEDO DIRECTOR US Army Air Force torpedo director reflector sight Type B-2, an illuminating sight which helped the bombardier align and lead the target vessel prior to the release of the torpedo by the aicraft. This example is in

Lot: 891 - U-505 CREWMAN'S UNIFORM BUTTONS

U-505 CREWMAN'S UNIFORM BUTTONS Pair of Kriegsmarine uniform brass jacket buttons, each 1" dia., each displaying a fouled anchor and each heavily oxidized. The buttons were taken as souvenirs from the German submarine U-505 at the time of its

Lot: 892 - U.S. AIR SERVICE POCKET WATCH

U.S. AIR SERVICE POCKET WATCH Scarce U.S. Air Service pocket watch, size 16, 2" dia. Swiss gun metal open face pocket watch with built-in stopwatch feature. The back of the watch opens, revealing the watch movement. Made by Allion à

Lot: 893 - U.S. AIRCRAFT BOMB RELEASE

U.S. AIRCRAFT BOMB RELEASE World War II-era aluminum bomb release control, 7 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 2 1/4", painted olive drab overall, fitted with a safety lever, two side-by-side levers releasing 500-pound bombs, and a single lever at top releasing a

Lot: 894 - U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS "LOLLIPOP" MICROPHONE

U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS "LOLLIPOP" MICROPHONE Hand-held radio microphone, 6" long with a 50" rubberized cord, a T-17-D "lollipop"-style mic commonly utilized in aircraft of the U.S. Army Air Corps and other branches during World War II. The microphone

Lot: 895 - U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS CAR PLAQUE

U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS CAR PLAQUE Vintage World War II cast iron car plaque reading: "AIR CORPS U.S. ARMY" with Air Corps symbols on either side, 11 3/4" x 6 3/4" overall, with maker's name "PARKER" in relief. Re-painted, fine.

Lot: 896 - U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE BALL TURRET GUN SIGHT

U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE BALL TURRET GUN SIGHT Type K-4 Computing Gun Sight, approx. 12" x 13" x 9 1/2", as used in the underside bal turrets of B-17 and B-24 heavy bombers during World War II. The sight would be mounted suspended from the ceiling of

Lot: 897 - U.S. MILITARY THEMED "TRANSFER PICTURES"

U.S. MILITARY THEMED "TRANSFER PICTURES" Store display card of "one gross" (144) World War II-era "transfer pictures", 9 1/4" x 11", water-soluble decals manufactured by "M.P. & Co.", featuring such disparate themes as U.S. military aircraft,

Lot: 898 - U.S. NAVY 3"/50 CALIBER GUN TELESCOPIC SIGHT

U.S. NAVY 3"/50 CALIBER GUN TELESCOPIC SIGHT World War II-era single-eyepiece telescopic gun sight, approx. 7" x 9" x 6 1/2", for use with the Mk. 27 twin mount 3"/50-caliber anti-aircraft gun during engagements against surface targets. The sight

Lot: 899 - U.S. NAVY 40MM ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN SIGHT

U.S. NAVY 40MM ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN SIGHT World War II-era Mark 14, Mod. 15 gun sight, approx. 12" x 14 1/4" x 10 3/4", as used on the single mount 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun commonly found on most U.S. Navy ships. The sight, painted grey overall,

Lot: 900 - U.S. NAVY 40MM BOFORS "KAMIKAZE KILLER" GUNSIGHT

U.S. NAVY 40MM BOFORS "KAMIKAZE KILLER" GUNSIGHT World War II (1942-43) Mark 14, Mod. 8 gun sight, approx. 12" x 14 1/4" x 10 3/4", as used on the single mount 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun commonly found on most U.S. Navy ships. The sight, painted

Lot: 901 - U.S. NAVY BELL

U.S. NAVY BELL Cast copper and tin alloy bell, approx. 9" x 9 3/4" dia., likely World War II-era or earlier, retaining its original clapper but with its rope absent. The exterior of the bell bears the raised cast initials "U.S.N.", and its size and

Lot: 902 - U.S. NAVY CALL-SIGNAL STATION

U.S. NAVY CALL-SIGNAL STATION Bulkhead mounted sound-powered telephone, approx. 6 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 4 1/2", brass with an alloy faceplate, and with a hand-cranked magneto generator on the right-hand side used to hail another call station, selectable

Lot: 903 - U.S. NAVY COMPUTING GUN SIGHT

U.S. NAVY COMPUTING GUN SIGHT U.S. Navy Mark 18 Mod. 1 gyroscopically-computing gun sight, approx. 7 1/2" x 5" x 6 1/2", commonly used in most naval fighter aircraft during World War II. The top of the casing bears a metal plaque giving the model

Lot: 904 - U.S. NAVY ILLUMINATED GUN SIGHT

U.S. NAVY ILLUMINATED GUN SIGHT U.S. Navy Illuminated Sight Mark 8 Mod. 8, approx. 8 1/4" x 4 1/2" dia., as used on a number of combat aircraft, including the F4U Corsair, the F6F Hellcat and the TBM Avenger. The sight consists of a thick plate of

Lot: 905 - U.S. NAVY ILLUMINATED GUN SIGHT

U.S. NAVY ILLUMINATED GUN SIGHT U.S. Navy Mark IX illuminated gun sight, approx. 6" x 3 1/4" x 3 1/4", as used with turret-mounted or flexible machine guns on many U.S. Navy aircraft of World War II. Adapted from the British Turret and Free Gun

Lot: 906 - U.S. NAVY INFLATABLE LIFE VEST

U.S. NAVY INFLATABLE LIFE VEST World War II-era inflatable "Mae West"-style life vest, approx. 24" x 13 1/2", of grey rubber, as used by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviators. The front of the vest is stenciled with the date of manufacture Sep. 21,

Lot: 907 - U.S. NAVY MARK VIII ILLUMINATED FIGHTER AIRCRAFT

U.S. NAVY MARK VIII ILLUMINATED FIGHTER AIRCRAFT GUNSIGHT Scarce U.S. Navy-issue Mark 8 Mod. 8 illuminated fighter aircraft sight with light elbow, complete. The sight retains an intact rubber impact pad and still has fine optics. Also present is

Lot: 908 - U.S.A.A.F. COMPENSATING AERIAL GUN SIGHT

U.S.A.A.F. COMPENSATING AERIAL GUN SIGHT Model K-11 gyroscopically-compensating gun sight, approx. 5" x 5 1/4" x 6 1/2", as utilized in the nose cone machine gun turret fitted to the B-24 heavy bomber. The control panel of the sight bears a metal

Lot: 909 - U.S.A.A.F. COMPUTING AERIAL GUN SIGHT

U.S.A.A.F. COMPUTING AERIAL GUN SIGHT Model K-14B gyroscopically-computing gun sight, approx. 8"x 8" x 6", as used most prominently in the P-51 Mustang fighter. The top of the casing bears a metal plaque giving the model name and identifying the

Lot: 910 - U.S.A.A.F. REFLEX GUN SIGHT

U.S.A.A.F. REFLEX GUN SIGHT U.S Army Air Forces Type N-6A gun sight, approx. 7 1/4" x 6" x 4", as used in several World War II machine guns turrets, including those of the B-17, B-24 and B-25 bombers, and in the remote gun sighting station of the

Lot: 911 - V-1 FLYING BOMB TRENCH ART ASHTRAY

V-1 FLYING BOMB TRENCH ART ASHTRAY A fine piece of trench art constructed by an Allied serviceman, a representation of a German V-1 flying bomb in brass and other metals, with what appears to be a 20mm bullet at the nose. The sculpture is perched

Lot: 912 - V-2 ROCKET "TRENCH ART"

V-2 ROCKET "TRENCH ART" A modern piece of "trench art" made of World War II pieces of shells and fuses. The piece resembles a V-1 rocket, teh body being a large, brushed shell casing topped by a small artillery shell fuse, the entirety supported by

Lot: 913 - V.D.A. KAMERADSCHAFTS-OPFER PINS

V.D.A. KAMERADSCHAFTS-OPFER PINS Near-complete set of 56 (of 58) V.D.A. Kameradschafts-Opfer pins, small stamped steel pins with painted faces from German-occupied regions in eastern Europe, pins issued in connection with the organization's

Lot: 914 - WEHMACHT GRENADE BAGS

WEHMACHT GRENADE BAGS Pair of dark blue-grey canvas pouches, each 15" x 9 1/2", attached to each other by means of 6" webbing strap. Each bag features a flap cover with a metal buckle and webbing strap closure, and the inner flap of one pouch is

Lot: 915 - WEHRMACHT SUPPLY SACK

WEHRMACHT SUPPLY SACK Original woven sack, 40" x 26", used by the Wehrmacht to transport grain, mail, and other similar supplies in large quantities. The sack is stamped with an NSDAP national eagle in black ink on one side, and the abbreviation

Lot: 916 - WORLD WAR I & II "VICTORY" AND RELATED PINS

WORLD WAR I & II "VICTORY" AND RELATED PINS Collection of 37 approx. 3/4" dia. pins, most vintage World War II, supporting Liberty Loans, the St. Nicholas League, F.D.R., the U.S.O., etc. Also present is a copy of a Nazi "Deutschland Erwache

Lot: 917 - ZIELFERNROHR 40 SCOPE CASE

ZIELFERNROHR 40 SCOPE CASE Rare sheet steel case, 6 1/2" x 2 1/2" square, as used to store the Zielfernrohr 40 scope sometimes used with the G-41 semi-automatic rifle. The case features a sprung button-and-eye closure at the left-hand side, with a

Lot: 918 - "BULLET-STRUCK" SOUVENIR COIN

"BULLET-STRUCK" SOUVENIR COIN Good wartime souvenir, a British one-penny coin with rifle bullet embedded at center. This object, far from being a relic of a lucky miss in battle, was likely manufactured in England or Europe for sale to visiting

Lot: 919 - "FLYING TIGER" CANVAS SATCHEL

"FLYING TIGER" CANVAS SATCHEL Yellow canvas satchel, approx. 16 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 8", with two canvas loop handles and closed by two metal snaps, marked as being manufactured by the "Dallas Tent & Awning Co." The sides of the satchel have been

Lot: 920 - "GOLD STAR MOTHER" GROUPING

"GOLD STAR MOTHER" GROUPING Pair of items presented to a "Gold Star Mother", a mother who had lost a son in combat. Includes a 4" x 6" x 1" brass memo pad holder with gold emblem reading: "GOLD STAR MOTHER" with inspirational printed presentation

Lot: 921 - "HERMANN GORINGSTRASSE" SIGN

"HERMANN GORINGSTRASSE" SIGN Enameled steel street sign: "Hermann Goringstrasse", 27 1/2" x 6", corners chipped, limited corrosion to reverse. We have located only one example with this variant (and probably incorrect) grammar, thus this example is

Lot: 922 - "LUFTKRIEGSSCHULE 1" PROPELLER BLADE PRESENTATION

"LUFTKRIEGSSCHULE 1" PROPELLER BLADE PRESENTATION World War II presentation plaque, comprised of the tip of a laminated wood aircraft propeller, approx. 17 1/2" x 7", bearing a painted 1939 Iron Cross with a brass mobile swastika at center, over an

Lot: 923 - "PARIS 1940" SOUVENIR TRAY

"PARIS 1940" SOUVENIR TRAY Small cast metal tray, 4 1/2" x 3", in the form of a flat basket with an arrangement of roses an leaves, with a "postcard" at center depicting the Eiffel Tower, with the inscription "Paris 1940". The piece bears no

Lot: 924 - "REICHSBERUFSWETTKAMPF" ENAMEL SIGN

"REICHSBERUFSWETTKAMPF" ENAMEL SIGN Enameled steel sign, 19 1/2" x 13", reading (in German): "This company participates in the Reichs trade competition". The emblem of the organization incorporating the German national eagle, D.A.F. and Hitler

Lot: 925 - "WELLNER" SILVER ADVERTISING MIRROR

"WELLNER" SILVER ADVERTISING MIRROR A rarely encountered promotional item, a 12 1/2" x 9 1/2" mirror issued by silversmiths August Wellner & Sons incorporating their trademark and well-known image of elves carrying tableware, along with the

Lot: 926 - WINTERHILFSWERK COLLECTION CAN

WINTERHILFSWERK COLLECTION CAN Scarcer Gau-issued Winterhilfswerk collection can, red-painted steel 7" tall and made by M. Westermann & Co., bearing lettering in relief at bottom: "Gau Bayreuth". Almost all paint still intact, very good.

Lot: 927 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS Lot of 22 scarcer Winterhilswerk gift tokens, small wood ornaments given in as a token gift to those who donated to the German charitable organization. All types of holiday-themed figures, includes wooden

Lot: 928 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) FLAGS AND BANNERS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) FLAGS AND BANNERS Good group of 21 Winterhilfswerk gift tokens, small plastic pin-back flags and banners of various notable divisions, identified on the reverse of each, with two Reichskriegsflagges, given as a token gift to those

Lot: 929 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GLASS PORTRAITS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GLASS PORTRAITS Good group of 23 Winterhilfswerk gift tokens, 1 3/8" tall glass portraits of famous Germans, no dubplicates. These small gifts were given as a tokens to those who donated to the German charitable organization. A

Lot: 930 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GLASS PORTRAITS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GLASS PORTRAITS Good group of 25 Winterhilfswerk gift tokens, 1 3/8" tall glass portraits of famous Germans, no dubplicates. These small gifts were given as a tokens to those who donated to the German charitable organization. A

Lot: 931 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) MILITARY FIGURES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) MILITARY FIGURES Good group of ten Winterhilfswerk gift tokens, a set of 2" tall hand-painted porcelain figures of various Wehrmacht soldiers and sailors, including SS, Kriegsmarine, Heer, etc. All bear original pin backs, though

Lot: 932 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) EUROPEAN SHIELDS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) EUROPEAN SHIELDS Rare group of 15 Winterhilfswerk gift tokens, cast metal pin-back replicas of various historic shields once used in German, Sweden, Norway, etc., each bearing a glass cabochon set at the center. The type of shield

Lot: 933 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) HITLER YOUTH AND RUNES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) HITLER YOUTH AND RUNES Group of 16 Winterhilfswerk gift tokens apparently aimed at members of the Jungvolk and Hitler Youth, including parade drums, backpacks, a rifle, HJ dagger, canteen, etc., with six glass tokens bearing

Lot: 934 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) PORCELAIN SONG BIRDS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) PORCELAIN SONG BIRDS Rare group of 16 Winterhilfswerk gift tokens, hand-painted porcelain song birds with pin backs (two or three lacking pins), all in otherwise very good condition and quite attractive. These small gifts were

Lot: 935 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN ARCHITECTURE

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN ARCHITECTURE Group of 12 Winterhilfswerk gift tokens, 1 3/4" x 2" pieces of wood (probably pine) bearing printed images and the locations of various styles of homes found throughout Germany. A small string is attached to

Lot: 936 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) PORCELAIN OCCUPATIONAL FIGURES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) PORCELAIN OCCUPATIONAL FIGURES A great set of 22 Winterhilfswerk gift tokens, hand-painted 2" tall porcelain figures with pin backs representing German workers from all walks of life. Included is a miner, administrator, bartender,

Lot: 937 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) ASTROLOGY AND CONSTELLATIONS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) ASTROLOGY AND CONSTELLATIONS Two sets containing a total of 24 Winterhilfswerk terra cotta gift tokens, each about 1" tall and hand-accented in paint. Included are 14 astrological signs with pin backs (two duplicates), with ten

Lot: 938 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN ARCHITECTURE

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN ARCHITECTURE Group of 12 Winterhilfswerk gift tokens, 1 3/4" x 2" pieces of wood (probably pine) bearing printed images and the locations of various styles of homes found throughout Germany. Very good. These small gifts

Lot: 939 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) BUTTERFLIES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) BUTTERFLIES Rare lot of ten very attractive hand-painted porcelain butterflies, each about 1- 1 1/2" wide and bearing a pin fastener on the reverse. These pieces are finished in a wide range of bright, fanciful colors, and all are

Lot: 940 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) TRADITIONAL CLOTHING

(WINTERHILFSWERK) TRADITIONAL CLOTHING Scarce lot of 21 pins, each 1 3/4" tall, the steel frame encircling very attractive embroidered cloth images of figures dressed in traditional German regional clothing, the region identified at bottom. All are

Lot: 941 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) MYTHICAL AND TRADITIONAL GERMAN

(WINTERHILFSWERK) MYTHICAL AND TRADITIONAL GERMAN CHARACTERS Lot of 32 hand-painted cast-metal Winterhilfswerk figures, each about 1 1/2" tall with a pin on the reverse, includes: ten figures or images from German mythology, with 22 other figures

Lot: 942 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS Lot of 18 hand-painted wood Winterhilfswerk Christmas ornaments, each about 2-3" long, various types including children, elves, skiers, angels, etc., with supporting strings. Very good. These small gifts were

Lot: 943 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) BATTLE AXES AND MODERN WEAPONS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) BATTLE AXES AND MODERN WEAPONS OF WAR Lot of 17 cast metal Winterhilfswerk pins, each about 1 1/2" wide, includes: nine battle axes (one duplicate), from various regions in Germany and northern Europe, each with a glass cabochon

Lot: 944 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN MILITARY UNIFORMS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN MILITARY UNIFORMS Scarce lot of 12 Winterhilfswerk pins, each 1 3/4" tall, the steel frame encasing an attractive, detailed embroidered cloth image of German soldiers in military garb from 1510 until 1916. Almost all lack

Lot: 945 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS Collection of 44 different artifical flowers, almost all with original paper descriptive tags, distributed by the Winterhilfswerk organization. These are surprisingly good copies of the original, especially

Lot: 946 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) ARTIFICAL FLOWER WREATHS, TWO

(WINTERHILFSWERK) ARTIFICAL FLOWER WREATHS, TWO 1940-41 SERIES Rare original pair of 1940-41 Winterhilfswerk organization Christmas "wreaths, 11" dia. paper wreaths issued in the winter of 1940-41 and upon which a donor has assembled a total of

Lot: 947 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) HISTORIC GERMAN COSTUME

(WINTERHILFSWERK) HISTORIC GERMAN COSTUME PORCELAINS Collection of ten very carefully painted Winterhilfswerk porcelain figures, each about 2" tall and all dressed in a colorful variety of historic, traditional German costumes. Men and women from

Lot: 948 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) CHILDREN'S SPINNING TOPS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) CHILDREN'S SPINNING TOPS Collection of ten painted Winterhilfswerk spinning tops, jovial rotund figures carved of wood with a pointed base and spindle top to set the toy spinning. The paint on a few is a bit chipped. otherwise

Lot: 949 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN MILITARY ITEMS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN MILITARY ITEMS Collection of 25 gray plastic Winterhilfswerk tokens, representations of WWII German artillery pieces, aircraft, infantrymen, a Fallschirmjager, E-boat, submarine, tank, mortars, cavalrymen, etc. Very good.

Lot: 950 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN AND OCCUPIED CITY EMBLEMS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN AND OCCUPIED CITY EMBLEMS Collection of 42 plastic Winterhilfswerk emblems bearing the emblems representing various German, Austrian, French, Czech, and other cities, each about 1 1/4" tall with good detail and bearing the

Lot: 951 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GLASS BUILDING REPRESENTATIONS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GLASS BUILDING REPRESENTATIONS Collection of 56 glass Winterhilfswerk representations of famous, historic structures, very detailed representations with the name of each church, statue, hall or other edifice appearing at bottom.

Lot: 952 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) BROTHERS GRIMM FIGURES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) BROTHERS GRIMM FIGURES Collection of ten very attractive hand-painted porcelain Winterhilfswerk figures, each about 2" tall and representing figures from the tales of the Brothers Grimm. Included is the Witch from Hansel and

Lot: 953 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) "TAG DER WEHRMACHT 1941/42"

(WINTERHILFSWERK) "TAG DER WEHRMACHT 1941/42" Collection of six Winterhilfswerk metal pins, three on the original 4 3/4" x 2 1/2" "W.-H.W.- 1941/42 Tag der Wehrmacht" card, with three additional pins. All are in very good condition. These small

Lot: 954 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS AND FIGURES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS AND FIGURES Large group of Winterhilfswerk tokens, includes 25 painted wood figures, each about 1 1/2" x 1", includes hobby horses, children, Christmas trees, WHF and VDA solicitors, etc.; 18 small faux amber

Lot: 955 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) FLOWERS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) FLOWERS Large group of 37 Winterhilfswerk tokens, all flower-themed, includes: ten metal pins with glass cabochon stones at center, 19 molded plastic color pins, ten of which are hand-painted, and eight cloth and lace flowers.

Lot: 956 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN LANDMARKS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN LANDMARKS Large group of 52 Winterhilfswerk tokens, all based on famous German buildings and landmarks, various compositions, includes: 11 brown and white printed images on 1 1/2" cardboard cards, many still string-tied; 13

Lot: 957 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) W.H.W. SUPPORTER'S PINS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) W.H.W. SUPPORTER'S PINS Group of 22 Winterhilfswerk buttons given to the organization's supporters, four from Vienna, one large bisque pin supporting needy mothers (rare), a Gau Thuringen "Christmas tree" pin, and more. Overall

Lot: 958 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) "WOLFSANGEL" AND NATIONAL EAGLE

(WINTERHILFSWERK) "WOLFSANGEL" AND NATIONAL EAGLE PINS Group of 21 Winterhilfswerk pins, includes: ten "wolfsangel" rune pins, each a 1" dia. leather disc embossed with the "wolfsangel" rune and hand-painted, stamped on reverse: "W.H.W. 1935/36",

Lot: 959 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) "MAX AND MORITZ"

(WINTERHILFSWERK) "MAX AND MORITZ" Group of 12 terrific hand-painted terra cotta figures from the "Max and Moritz" tales of Wilhelm Busch, including the two chief protagonists. The busts, about 1" tall, bear both pin and strinch attachments and are

Lot: 960 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) WILDLIFE

(WINTERHILFSWERK) WILDLIFE Group of 33 Winterhilfswerk pins, includes: 12 cast aluminum pins depicting birds, fish, and other wildlife, each figure bearing a glass cabochon "eye", some oxididation; 11 more detailed and realistic tinted plastic

Lot: 961 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) "STRUWWELPETER"

(WINTERHILFSWERK) "STRUWWELPETER" Group of 12 terrific hand-painted terra cotta busts from the 1942 Winterhilfswerk issue of the characters from the Heinrich Hoffmann children's tales. All are attached to the original cardboard backing and

Lot: 962 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) "STRUWWELPETER"

(WINTERHILFSWERK) "STRUWWELPETER" Group of 12 hand-painted terra cotta busts from the 1942 Winterhilfswerk issue of the characters from the "Struwwelpeter" Heinrich Hoffmann children's tales. Some of the figures are worn, one is cracked at the

Lot: 963 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN SOLDIERS AND SERVICE

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN SOLDIERS AND SERVICE BRANCHES Group of 15 Winterhilfswerk tokens, includes nine painted plastic tokens reprtesenting members of the SS, Kriegsmarine, NSKK, police, etc., and six stamped brass pins variously honoring

Lot: 964 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) TRAFFIC SIGNS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) TRAFFIC SIGNS Group of 15 cast metal, hand-painted Winterhilfswerk pins depicting German traffic signs, their meanings described on the reverse. Paint chipped and some oxidation, one lacks the pin, one duplicate. These small gifts

Lot: 965 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) "PUPPET" ORNAMENTS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) "PUPPET" ORNAMENTS Group of 15 very clever Winterhilfswerk Christmas ornaments, approx. 1 1/2" tall hand-painted figures, most with separate arms secrured by string to the body so that children could play with them as one would do

Lot: 966 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN STATES, REGIONAL COSTUMES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN STATES, REGIONAL COSTUMES Scarce lot of 12 Winterhilfswerk pins honoring German states, each 1 3/4" tall, the metal shield-shaped frame encasing an attractive, detailed embroidered cloth rendering of the emblem representing

Lot: 967 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN LABORERS AND THEIR TOOLS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GERMAN LABORERS AND THEIR TOOLS Lot of 12 Winterhilfswerk tokens, includes seven porcelain figures representing various laborers, each hand-painted, some with pin backs, along with eight other tokens including various tools,

Lot: 968 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS Complete set of the 20 Winterhilfswerk 1942/43 booklets issued to honor Knights Cross recipients. Each of the 2" x 2 3/4" booklets bears a photo of the hero on the cover, and a brief illustrated

Lot: 969 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) "DER FUHRER" AND "KAMPF"

(WINTERHILFSWERK) "DER FUHRER" AND "KAMPF" BOOKLETS Extensive group of five sets of the "Der Fuhrer" Winterhilfswerk booklets picturing Hitler on the cover, each about 20pp. 1 1/2" x 2", with text and illustrations promoting Hitler and the various

Lot: 970 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) WEHRMACHT PROPAGANDA BOOKLETS,

(WINTERHILFSWERK) WEHRMACHT PROPAGANDA BOOKLETS, SONGS Good lot of 12 Winterhilfswerk booklets issued largely for propaganda purposes. Included are six 2 1/4" x 3" "Unsere Wehrmacht" booklets, each illustrated with insignia, etc. and honoring a

Lot: 971 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GRIMMS' FAIRY TALES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GRIMMS' FAIRY TALES Set of ten Winterhilfswerk booklets, each 2 3/4" x 2" approx. 20pp. color illustrated fairy tales written by the Brothers Grimm, all widely known including Hansel and Gretel, the Frog Prince, Snow White,

Lot: 972 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) ANCIENT DAGGERS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) ANCIENT DAGGERS Set of ten Winterhilfswerk cast metal pins, each about 1 3/4" long and representing a different ancient dagger, each also adorned with a glass cabochon "jewel" in the handle. Oxidized surface. These small gifts

Lot: 973 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) ASTROLOGICAL SYMBOLS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) ASTROLOGICAL SYMBOLS Set of 13 Winterhilfswerk cast metal circular pins (one duplicate), each about 1" diameter and bearing a different symbol of the zodiac, adorned with a glass cabochon "jewel" near the edge. Oxidized surface.

Lot: 974 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) PEOPLE AND PLACES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) PEOPLE AND PLACES Group of 28 Winterhilfswerk tokens, includes: 12 pcs. 1 1/2" molded plastic images of famous landmarks; nine printed cardboard portraits of famous historical Germans, five leather shields displaying painted

Lot: 975 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) MISCELLANEOUS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) MISCELLANEOUS Group of 16 Winterhilfswerk tokens, some lacking pins, from various sets.

Lot: 976 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) ORIGINS OF THE SWASTIKA

(WINTERHILFSWERK) ORIGINS OF THE SWASTIKA Group of ten Winterhilfswerk pins and tokens, all molded plastic, various historic depictions of what would become the emblem of the Nazi Party, with a brief description of the origin of the emblem

Lot: 977 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) COLOR PLATES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) COLOR PLATES Winterhilfswerk color printed plates, five sets of six each for the years 1935/36 to 1939/40, all in fine condition.

Lot: 978 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) "SAMMELABZEICHEN DES

(WINTERHILFSWERK) "SAMMELABZEICHEN DES WINTERHILFSWERKES DEUTSCHEN VOLKES UND ERRINERUNGSPLAKETTEN" Rare cigarette card book: "Collectible Badges of the German People's W.H.W. and Recruitment Plaques" (Dresden: Union Cigaretten-Fabrik A. Schaefer).

Lot: 979 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) REFERENCE BOOKS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) REFERENCE BOOKS Lot of W.H.W. reference books, includes two issues of "Spendenbelege des WHW und KWHW 1933-1945" (Hamburg:Verlag Holger Rosenberg), 1987, one issue of the price list each for nationally issued pieces and issues by

Lot: 980 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GAU EMBLEMS IN ORIGINAL FOLDER

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GAU EMBLEMS IN ORIGINAL FOLDER Group of twelve 1942/43 Winterhilfswerk tokens, shield-shaped glass images each about 1 1/4" tall and showing distinctive images from twelve different gaus, tied to the original collector's card in

Lot: 981 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) PORCELAIN SONG BIRDS IN ORIGINAL

(WINTERHILFSWERK) PORCELAIN SONG BIRDS IN ORIGINAL FOLDER Group of ten 1942 Winterhilfswerk tokens, hand-painted porcelain song birds about 1 1/4" long with pin backs (one loose), all secured to the original collector's card in colorful printed

Lot: 982 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) GLASS PORTRAITS IN COLLECTOR'S

(WINTERHILFSWERK) GLASS PORTRAITS IN COLLECTOR'S ALBUM Group of eleven 1940/41 Winterhilfswerk tokens, oval etched colored glass busts and portraits of famous Gerrmans, each token about 1 1/2" tall, tied within and partially completing a 4pp. 8" x

Lot: 983 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) EVOLUTION OF THE SWASTIKA

(WINTERHILFSWERK) EVOLUTION OF THE SWASTIKA Complete set of nine Winterhilfswerk pins, all molded plastic, various historic depictions of what would become the emblem of the Nazi Party, with a brief description of the origin of the emblem appearing

Lot: 984 - (WINTERHILFSWERK) CONSTELLATION ORNAMENTS

(WINTERHILFSWERK) CONSTELLATION ORNAMENTS Large lot of approx. 75 clay ornaments with string hangers, each depicting one of thirteen constellations; "swan", "lyre", "eagle", Cassiopeia, "ship", Ursa Major, Draco, Perseus, Pegasus, and Canis Major.

Lot: 985 - "EDELWEISS" WEHRMACHT-ISSUED TOILET PAPER

"EDELWEISS" WEHRMACHT-ISSUED TOILET PAPER Quite a find, a roll of Wehrmacht toilet paper, approved for use by the German armed forces! The roll, "Edelweiss" brand, bears an illustrated paper label noting that the roll is: "Chemically cleaned toilet

Lot: 986 - ERICH LUDENDORFF

ERICH LUDENDORFF (1865 - 1937) German general and politician, with Hindenburg in World War I he was responsible for the defeat of Russia, and later nearly crushed the Allies on the Western Front. Later, he joined forces with Hitler in the Beer Hall

Lot: 987 - FELIX COUNT LUCKNER

FELIX COUNT LUCKNER German naval officer of World War I called "The Sea Devil", much feared for his bold attacks upon Allied shipping. Excellent I.S.P., 10" x 14" b/w, a fine portrait in uniform displaying a chest full of medals, boldly signed

Lot: 988 - ALVIN C. YORK

ALVIN C. YORK (1887 - 1964) American soldier of World War I who single-handedly captured 132 German prisoners and was awarded a Medal of Honor. Uncommon T.L.S. on his 'Alvin C. York Industrial Institute' letterhead, 1p. 4to., Jamestown, Tn., July

Lot: 989 - PAUL VON LETTOW-VORBECK

PAUL VON LETTOW-VORBECK (1870 – 1964) "The Lion of Africa", General in the Prussian Army and the commander of its forces in the German East Africa campaign. For four years, his force of 3,000 Germans and 11,000 Africans held in check a much

Lot: 990 - ARTHUR DUFF

ARTHUR DUFF Brisitsh admiral, Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham at the battles of Heligoland Bight, Dogger Bank and Jutland. Duff sank the first German submarine of World War I, U-15, ramming it with his vessel and sending it to the bottom with all

Lot: 991 - EDWARD V. RICKENBACKER

EDWARD V. RICKENBACKER (1890 - 1973) American aviator and World War I ace credited with 26 "kills", later president of Eastern Air Lines. Vintage signature: "Capt. E. V. Rickenbacker 1934" penned on the edge of an airmail envelope. Fine.

Lot: 992 - EDWARD V. RICKENBACKER

EDWARD V. RICKENBACKER (1890 - 1973) American aviator and World War I ace credited with 26 "kills", later president of Eastern Air Lines. Signature in black ink on a 4 1/2" x 2 1/2" (sight) slip of paper, adding his rank "Capt." and the date

Lot: 993 - "LANDWEHR" OFFICER'S VISOR CAP

"LANDWEHR" OFFICER'S VISOR CAP Pre-World War I Landwehr Officer's visor cap, fine black wool construction with red piping, a red cockade and Hussars "landwehr" insignia affixed at front, above a black vulcanfibre visor. Faux leather sweatband

Lot: 994 - BATTLE-USED AMERICAN MAPS OF THE GERMAN LINES AT

BATTLE-USED AMERICAN MAPS OF THE GERMAN LINES AT THE SOMME Fine lot of two American-issued topographical maps apparently used in the field by American officers in France during hostilities against the Germans. The first map, 32" x 22 1/4", was used

Lot: 995 - AMERICAN MAPS OF GERMAN ENTRENCHMENTS

AMERICAN MAPS OF GERMAN ENTRENCHMENTS Lot of five ca. 1918 American topographical maps of the German lines in France, most about 32" x 22" and small. The maps depict German trench lines, barbed wire, mine fields, etc. in regions including:

Lot: 996 - "THE GROUND WAS COVERED WITH DEAD AND WOUNDED

"THE GROUND WAS COVERED WITH DEAD AND WOUNDED HUNS" Excellent content World War I A.L.S on the YMCA's American Expeditionary Force letterhead, 3pp. 8vo., France, April 1918, from U.S. Amry private George Sime to a Mrs. Edward Henrotin, describing

Lot: 997 - AMERICAN SOLDIER'S LETTER GROUPING

AMERICAN SOLDIER'S LETTER GROUPING Group of eleven letters penned by Pvt. George Martin, a drummer attached to the 59th Regiment band and who was pressed into combat while serving with his regiment overseas for over a year. Not completely

Lot: 998 - AMERICAN NAVY SAILOR'S DIARY

AMERICAN NAVY SAILOR'S DIARY Brief World War I diary of U.S.N.R.F. Ensign. J. G. Hallett, 6pp. of sm. 8vo. text in pencil. Commences Aug. 24, 1918, in part: "...Boarded U.S.S. Mount Vernon [formerly the SS Kronprinzessin Cecilie, a seized German

Lot: 999 - KEYSTONE STEREOVIEW CARDS OF WORLD WAR I WITH

KEYSTONE STEREOVIEW CARDS OF WORLD WAR I WITH VIEWER AND GUIDE Fine set of approx. 300 7"x 3 1/2" stereoview cards, all depicting scenes of World War I. The set was published by the well-known Keystone View Company, and is housed in three original

Lot: 1000 - "BACK OUR GIRLS OUT THERE" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"BACK OUR GIRLS OUT THERE" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original World War I propaganda poster, 21 1/4" x 27 3/4", issued by the Y.W.C.A. and entitled "Back Our Girls Out There - United War Work Campaign". The illustration depicts a uniformed switchboard

Lot: 1001 - U.S. MARINES "SOLDIERS OF THE SEA" RECRUITING

U.S. MARINES "SOLDIERS OF THE SEA" RECRUITING POSTER Original World War I recruiting poster, 30" x 40", entitled "U.S. Marines 'Soldiers of the Sea'" and depicting a Marine Corps rifleman and bugler in dress blues, standing at attention on either

Lot: 1002 - AMERICAN DIPLOMATS ARE CALLED UPON TO SAVE EDITH

AMERICAN DIPLOMATS ARE CALLED UPON TO SAVE EDITH CAVELL Scarce British imprint: Correspondence with the United States Ambassador Respecting the Execution of Miss Cavell at Brussells", printed in London by Harrison & Sons, 1915 under government

Lot: 1003 - GERMAN SHIP CIGARETTE ALBUMS (5)

GERMAN SHIP CIGARETTE ALBUMS (5) Good lot of five uncommon German cigaretter card books, all completed with color cards, includes: "LLoyd Flotten Bilden Deutsche Marine", a history of the German navy; "Saba Schiffsbilder", commercial and naval

Lot: 1004 - GERMAN UNIFORM CIGARETTE ALBUMS (3)

GERMAN UNIFORM CIGARETTE ALBUMS (3) Good lot of two uncommon German cigaretter card books, all completed with color cards, includes: "Waldorf-Astoria Uniformen der Alten Armee", dozens of German regimental uniforms, most from World War I, and the

Lot: 1005 - PHOTOGRAPH OF AN AMERICAN AVIATOR

PHOTOGRAPH OF AN AMERICAN AVIATOR Original silver gelatin photographic portrait, 6 1/2" x 10 1/2", a full-length view of an American aviator of the World War I period in uniform with jodhpur-style trousers, high boots and a forage-style cap. His

Lot: 1006 - PATRIOTIC BANNERS

PATRIOTIC BANNERS Pait of embroidered patriotic banners, includes: banner reading "STAND BY THE PRESIDENT WILSON" displaying an eagle, shield, stars, etc., 19" x 16", edges unfinished and bearing a few stains; also a pillow case, 20" x 13", shows a

Lot: 1007 - BALLOON-DROPPED AMERICAN PROPAGANDA

BALLOON-DROPPED AMERICAN PROPAGANDA Rare piece of air-dropped propaganda, a 4 1/2" x 7" flyer printed in German and headed: "The American Fight for Freedom", with printed notation at top in English and German: "BY BALLOON A.P. 82". Not translated.

Lot: 1008 - "WE'LL FINISH THE JOB" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"WE'LL FINISH THE JOB" PROPAGANDA POSTER Original American propaganda poster from World War I, 26" x 38", shows a farmer or laborer in coveralls with several patriotic buttons obligingly reaching into his pocket. The text reads: "SURE! We'll Finish

Lot: 1009 - "HIS HOME OVER THERE" PROPAGANDA POSTER

"HIS HOME OVER THERE" PROPAGANDA POSTER Scarce American propaganda poster from World War I, 28" x 41", shows a group of soldiers in a snowy forest entering a warmly-lit and very welcoming YMCA building filled with obviously-relaxed doughboys. The

Lot: 1010 - LUCIEN JONAS "THE SOUL OF FRANCE" PHOTOGRAVURE

LUCIEN JONAS "THE SOUL OF FRANCE" PHOTOGRAVURE PORTFOLIO Fine set of twelve photogravure illustrations, each 15" x 20 1/2" with rough-cut edges, produced by French artist LUCIEN JONAS (1880-1947) and published in 1918 by Brown, Robertson Co. of New

Lot: 1011 - WORLD WAR I "SOUVENIRS OF FRANCE"

WORLD WAR I "SOUVENIRS OF FRANCE" Good pair of souvenir items acquired in France by visiting American soldier during and immediately after World War I, includes: paper post card, 5 1/2" x 3 1/2", with integral lace envelope embroidered with the

Lot: 1012 - WAR CAMP COMMUNITY SERVICE PROPAGANDA POSTER

WAR CAMP COMMUNITY SERVICE PROPAGANDA POSTER World War I propaganda poster, 26" x 38" depicting a smiling U.S marine, soldier and sailor, with the text "Keep 'Em Smiling! Help War Camp Community Service", with the WCCS logo at lower left". The

Lot: 1013 - KAISERLICHE MARINE FUNDRAISING FLYER, DONATION

KAISERLICHE MARINE FUNDRAISING FLYER, DONATION FORMS AND DONOR LIST Interesting group of documents related to a 1916 fundraising campaign for the "Kaiserliche Marine" (Imperial German Navy). The group includes an advertising flyer for the campaign,

Lot: 1014 - PROPAGANDA LEAFLET LISTS RATIONS FOR GERMAN

PROPAGANDA LEAFLET LISTS RATIONS FOR GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR World War I propaganda leaflet in German, 4pp. 8vo., reprinting American General John Pershing's General Order No. 106, dated July 1, 1918, laying guidelines for the treatment of German

Lot: 1015 - IMPERIAL GERMAN AVIATOR'S "HONOR GOBLET"

IMPERIAL GERMAN AVIATOR'S "HONOR GOBLET" Rare and most desirable silver-plated iron presentation goblet, 7 3/4" x 3 3/4" dia., an "Ehrenbecher fuer dem Sieger in Luftkampf" ("Honor Cup for the Victor in Aerial Combat"), presented to a victorious

Lot: 1016 - GERMAN IMPERIAL NAVAL AVIATOR'S "KILL" TROPHY

GERMAN IMPERIAL NAVAL AVIATOR'S "KILL" TROPHY A most rare and unusual military award, a bronze trophy on a black-painted wood plinth, approx. 10" x 4 1/2" dia., awarded to an aviator in the Imperial German Navy for a successful "kill". The bronze

Lot: 1016A - OTTOMAN AIR FORCE PILOT'S BADGE

OTTOMAN AIR FORCE PILOT'S BADGE Rare World War I insignia, approx. 2 1/4" x 2", a Pilot's Badge of the Ottoman Air Force, of zinc construction, consisting of a gilt laurel wreath with a pair of superimposed spread wings, with an Ottoman crescent

Lot: 1017 - U.S. ARMY AIR SERVICE AIRSHIP COMMADER'S INSIGNIA

U.S. ARMY AIR SERVICE AIRSHIP COMMADER'S INSIGNIA AND PHOTO GROUPING Fine selection of items related to the service of U.S. Army Air Service lieutenant (later captain) W.A. Gray. Includes: rare Airship Pilot's wings badge, approx. 3" x 1", silver,

Lot: 1018 - U.S. ARMY AIR SERVICE IDENTIFIED AVIATOR'S

U.S. ARMY AIR SERVICE IDENTIFIED AVIATOR'S "DALLAS" WINGS AND INSIGNIA Excellent group of six pieces of insignia and one photograph, all attributed to U.S. Army Air Service 2nd Lieutenant W.P. Breen. Includes: Desirable and rare pair of pinback

Lot: 1019 - RESERVE MILITARY AERONAUT WINGS

RESERVE MILITARY AERONAUT WINGS Superb, very rare pair of World War I U.S. Reserve Military Aeronauts Wings, 3 1/2" wide, almost certainly sterling silver. Period construction with finely-detailed feathers on the wings, braided lines on the

Lot: 1020 - RESERVE MILITARY AERONAUT WINGS

RESERVE MILITARY AERONAUT WINGS Excellent rare pair of World War I U.S. Reserve Military Aeronauts Wings, 4" wide, almost certainly sterling silver. Period construction with well-detailed feathers on the wings, braided lines on either side of the

Lot: 1021 - RESERVE MILITARY AERONAUT WINGS

RESERVE MILITARY AERONAUT WINGS Excellent rare pair of World War I U.S. Reserve Military Aeronauts Wings, 3 3/4" wide, sterling silver. Period construction with detailed feathering, seven twisted lines from the balloon to the suspended basket, and

Lot: 1022 - BRITISH WORLD WAR I "SWEETHEART" PINS AND BROOCHES

BRITISH WORLD WAR I "SWEETHEART" PINS AND BROOCHES Excellent selection of 49 World War I British "sweetheart" pins and brooches, all mounted on blue fabric and set into a gilt frame. These appear to be vintage, original pins and are of high

Lot: 1023 - BRITISH WORLD WAR I "SWEETHEART" PINS AND BROOCHES

BRITISH WORLD WAR I "SWEETHEART" PINS AND BROOCHES Fine selection of 46 World War I British "sweetheart" pins and brooches, all mounted on blue fabric and set into a gilt frame. These appear to be vintage, original pins and are of high quality,

Lot: 1024 - RESERVE MILITARY AVIATOR "JUNIOR" WINGS

RESERVE MILITARY AVIATOR "JUNIOR" WINGS Beautiful pin-on wings, 2 1/2" wide and almost certainly sterling silver, highly detailed and of excellent workmanship, bearing a new cloth backing. Sold with a period 2 1/2" x 2" piece of cloth insignia,

Lot: 1025 - BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (31)

BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (31) Excellent framed display of 31 individual British cap badges, largely World War I vintage and many varied regiments, assembled over several decades by a devoted American collector. All are set onto a red felt

Lot: 1026 - BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (32)

BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (32) Impressive framed display of 32 individual British cap badges, largely World War I vintage and many varied regiments, assembled over several decades by a devoted American collector. All are set onto a red felt

Lot: 1027 - 1914 BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (32)

1914 BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (32) Most attractive framed display of 32 individual British cap badges, all but one labeled "1914", assembled over several decades by a devoted American collector. All are set onto a red felt mount. All are

Lot: 1028 - RESERVE MILITARY AERONAUT WINGS

RESERVE MILITARY AERONAUT WINGS Circa 1920's pinback Reserve Military Aeronaut's "wings" badge, approx. 3" x 1", as worn by observation balloon crews, depicting a winged balloon with the braze initials "U.S." The reverse is marked with the silver

Lot: 1029 - WORLD WAR I AVIATOR'S "SWEETHEART" WINGS

WORLD WAR I AVIATOR'S "SWEETHEART" WINGS Very nice, finely-detailed pair of American pilots' "sweetheart" wings, 3 1/4" wide and in sterling silver, not often seen of this quality.

Lot: 1030 - AIRSHIP WINGS

AIRSHIP WINGS Very nice early set of airship wings, 3 1/2" dia., well detailed with a pin back. Hallmarked on verso with a six-pinted star bearing an "F" within. Very good.

Lot: 1031 - U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS PILOT'S WINGS BY MEYER

U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS PILOT'S WINGS BY MEYER World War I-era pilot's wings badge, approx. 3" x 1/2", consisting of a winged stars-and-stripes shield with the gilt initials "US" at center. Designed for a pin-back clasp, although the pin itself is

Lot: 1032 - WORLD WAR I CAMPAIGN AND NAVY BARS

WORLD WAR I CAMPAIGN AND NAVY BARS Great collection of medal bars issued to American soldiers and sailors during World War I, gathered on two ribbons. Seventeen Army medal bars are present, along with 19 Navy bars, apparently every bar issued to

Lot: 1033 - "DEAD MAN'S PENNY" MEMORIAL PLAQUE

"DEAD MAN'S PENNY" MEMORIAL PLAQUE Fine example of the World War I Memorial Palque, 4 3/4" dia and loosely set into a hand-carved wood frame, 9 3/4" square. The framed reads: "GLOSTER REGT" at top and has depictions of laurel leaves at all four

Lot: 1034 - "SELF-INFLICTED WOUND" ARMBAND

"SELF-INFLICTED WOUND" ARMBAND Very rare World War I armband issued in Allied hospitals to those soldiers who sought to avoid combat by shooting or otherwise seriously injuring themselves and thereby making themselved unfir for combat. The armband,

Lot: 1035 - "TRICK" JEWELRY BOX WITH ROYAL FLYING CORPS

"TRICK" JEWELRY BOX WITH ROYAL FLYING CORPS INSIGNIA Carved wood "trick" jewelry box, 6 1/4" x 5" x 3", only able to be opened by sliding the base forward, releasing a catch within the lid. A gold bullion World War I-period Royal Flying Corps

Lot: 1036 - TRENCH ART JEWELRY BOX CARVED FROM A PROPELLER

TRENCH ART JEWELRY BOX CARVED FROM A PROPELLER Unusual trench art jewelry box, approx. 11" x 5 1/4" x 3 1/2", likely circa World War I or shortly thereafter carved from the base of a laminate wood propeller blade. Affixed to the lid of the box is a

Lot: 1037 - 1914 IRON CROSS DEMITASSE BY THOMAS

1914 IRON CROSS DEMITASSE BY THOMAS Small "demitasse", or miniature coffee cup, 2" x 2" dia,. with a hand-painted design featuring a 1914 Iron Cross over a German Imperial tricolor, surrounded by a wreath. The handle is decorated with gilt

Lot: 1038 - 1914 IRON CROSS, 2ND CLASS BY WAGNER

1914 IRON CROSS, 2ND CLASS BY WAGNER 1914 Iron Cross, 2nd Class with jump ring marked 'W', paint in near perfect condition, original ribbon, overall fine condition.

Lot: 1039 - 1920S AMERICAN OBSERVER BADGE BY MEYER

1920S AMERICAN OBSERVER BADGE BY MEYER 1920s Observer's badge, sterling silver, maker marked with N.S. Meyer, New York shield insignia and marked "STERLING" on the reverse, 2" wide, horizontal pinback, fine.

Lot: 1040 - U.S. FIRST ARMY AIR SERVICE OBSERVER'S PATCH

U.S. FIRST ARMY AIR SERVICE OBSERVER'S PATCH Rare embroidered wool uniform patch, 3" x 4 1/2", featuring a bold capital "A" on an olive backing, the insignia of the U.S. First Army. An embroidered red-blue-white roundel has been beneath the "A",

Lot: 1041 - AMERICAN AVIATION "SWEETHEART" PINS

AMERICAN AVIATION "SWEETHEART" PINS Collection of 17 various World War II aviation lapel pins, pinbacks, etc., includes: Curtiss Wright (2), Murray Corp (2), Hartford Special Machinery Co., Chance Vought, Consolidated Vultee, Aircraft Industrial

Lot: 1042 - AMERICAN AVIATOR'S INSIGNIA AND LETTER GROUPING

AMERICAN AVIATOR'S INSIGNIA AND LETTER GROUPING Good grouping of items related to the service of 2nd Lt. Kennedy Boardman, Battery A, 135th Field Artillery. Included are two letters send home from France to his sister, 21pp. total, in part:

Lot: 1043 - AMERICAN BALLOON COMPANY CLOTH WING INSIGNIA

AMERICAN BALLOON COMPANY CLOTH WING INSIGNIA Scarce U.S. Army balloon company balloonist's wings, 3 3/4" x 1 1/2", constructed of gold and silver wire bullion embroidery on a black wool base. Remnants of the original paper backing remain, the

Lot: 1044 - AMERICAN CLOTH INSIGNIA

AMERICAN CLOTH INSIGNIA Lot of six pieces of American cloth uniform insignia, most flight-related and from World War I, also Army Air Corps patch, Signal Corps patch, one unknown. Patches do not fluoresce under blacklight but not further

Lot: 1045 - AMERICAN STATE-ISSUED WORLD WAR I MEDALS

AMERICAN STATE-ISSUED WORLD WAR I MEDALS Good lot of eight state-related medals honoring service in World War I, includes: City of Albany Service Medal, named on reverse; State of New York Service Medal; New Hampshire Victory Medal displaying the

Lot: 1046 - B-29 "SWEETHEART" PIN

B-29 "SWEETHEART" PIN A seldom-encountered "sweetheart" pin displaying two sterling silver upswept wings with 10 karat gold "B 29" affixed between them. 1 1/2" wide, 1 3/4" tall, pin back, hallmarked on verso. Fine.

Lot: 1047 - ENTENTE POWERS TOBACCO FELTS

ENTENTE POWERS TOBACCO FELTS Good lot of nine felt "tobacco felts", most approx. 8" x 5" with two larger, representing the flags of the World War I Entente Powers. The countries depicted include: Italy (3), Great Britain (2), the United States (2),

Lot: 1048 - GERMAN IMPERIAL NATIONAL FLAG

GERMAN IMPERIAL NATIONAL FLAG Pre-World War II Imperial German flag, 45" x 76", three piece construction, with braided hemp ties at the hoist, one bearing a metal swivel. Very good.

Lot: 1049 - HOME FRONT MEMENTOES

HOME FRONT MEMENTOES Lot of items showing support of those at home for soldiers at the front, includes a "Sone in the Service" blue star letter pouch with "America First" embroidered doily sent by soldiers home to loved ones; 7" x 11"; a larger

Lot: 1050 - JAPANESE WORLD WAR I VICTORY MEDAL

JAPANESE WORLD WAR I VICTORY MEDAL Excellent example of the Japanese Victory Medal issued after World War I, in original fitted case. Established by Imperial Edict #406 on 17 September 1920, it was one of the series of Victory Medals created and

Lot: 1051 - NAVY OBSERVER'S "SWEETHEART" PIN

NAVY OBSERVER'S "SWEETHEART" PIN Pre-war Navy Observer's "sweethheart" pin, a two piece 3" wide pin bearing suspended naval aviator's wings beneath a lightly-engraved filigreed bar. Unmarked. Very good.

Lot: 1052 - OBSERVER'S HALF-WING BADGE BY MEYER

OBSERVER'S HALF-WING BADGE BY MEYER World War I or inter-war U.S. observer's half-wing badge, approx. 2" x 1/2", consisting of a frosted-finish stars-and-stripes shield with the gilt initials "U.S." and a single wing at right. Fitted with a pin

Lot: 1053 - POLISH FIRST WAR HALLER’S SWORDS DECORATION

POLISH FIRST WAR HALLER'S SWORDS DECORATION FOR AMERICANS Polish award issued to Poles arriving from America who joined the Polish Army in France under command of Lt. Gen. Jozef Haller during World War. Diamond shaped badge with red enameled border

Lot: 1054 - U.S. ARMY AIR SERVICE AVIATOR'S PATCHES

U.S. ARMY AIR SERVICE AVIATOR'S PATCHES Good lot of five World War I-era cloth uniform patches, all used by the U.S. Army Air Service. Includes: black wool patch, 4 1/4" x 5", embroidered in white thread with the numeral "162", likely a squadron

Lot: 1055 - U.S. WORLD WAR I MEDAL AND INSIGNIA

U.S. WORLD WAR I MEDAL AND INSIGNIA Good lot of one American World War I-era medal and seven pieces of insignia, includes; a United States World War I Victory medal, approx. 1 1/2" dia., suspended from a rainbow ribbon and depicting a winged

Lot: 1056 - WORLD WAR I MINIATURE MEDALS

WORLD WAR I MINIATURE MEDALS Good pair of miniature American medals with accompanying ribbon bar, the first a miniature World War I Victory Medal, 3/4" dia., suspended from a 2" ribbon, fitted with five miniature battle clasps. The second is a

Lot: 1057 - WORLD WAR I SERVICE PENNANT

WORLD WAR I SERVICE PENNANT Large triangular pennant, 58" x 23", constructed of two pieces of felt forming a blue and orange ground, with a silk 48-star American flag and the legend "1917 Service - World War" sewn thereto. A braided tassel is

Lot: 1058 - REWORKED ARTILLERY LUGER HOLSTER, WITH MAGAZINE

REWORKED ARTILLERY LUGER HOLSTER, WITH MAGAZINE A reworked artillery Luger holster, 9 1/2" long overall, maker-marked "Holste & Co. Munchen 1918" and bearing inspection marks. The holster has been cut-down and re-worked, with "ghost stitiching"

Lot: 1059 - 1910 LUGER HOLSTER

1910 LUGER HOLSTER Leather Luger holster, 9 1/4" long overall, lightly stamped: "MAR 1910" on the inside of the flap. Straps, loops and buckles all intact and supple.

Lot: 1060 - U.S ARMY AIR SERVICE BALLOONIST'S BELT

U.S ARMY AIR SERVICE BALLOONIST'S BELT Woven web utility belt, 36" x 3", with two brass adjustment clips, and a 3" x 3 1/4" brass buckle at front bearing the likeness of a winged balloon with the initials "U.S.", indicating use by a balloon

Lot: 1061 - MANCHESTER REGIMENT TRENCH CAP

MANCHESTER REGIMENT TRENCH CAP World War I-era British Army trench cap of khaki twill fabric, with a soft bill, band and crown allowing the cap to be easily stowed in a pocket when not in use. The cap bears the cap badge insignia of the Manchester

Lot: 1062 - GERMAN VETERAN'S ORGANIZATION FLAG BEARER'S BELT

GERMAN VETERAN'S ORGANIZATION FLAG BEARER'S BELT Pre-World War I German flag bearer's cross-chest harness, approx. 32" x 4 1/2", of red velvet backed with blue wool, with a black leather flag pole holster at bottom. The main body of the belt is

Lot: 1063 - 89TH AERO SQUADRON PHOTO AND ARTIFACT ARCHIVE

89TH AERO SQUADRON PHOTO AND ARTIFACT ARCHIVE Good collection of relics, publications and photo albums, all related to the World War I service of the 89th Aero Squadron. The relics present include: identification disk, approx. 1 1/2" dia., bearing

Lot: 1064 - AERIAL BOMB

AERIAL BOMB Rare World War I Allied aerial bomb, either inerted or used for practice. The 37" silver-painted steel body has four swept-back fins and the nose unscrews to reveal the hollow cavity within. It also appears that the tail cone may also

Lot: 1065 - MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN SERVING PLATE

MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN SERVING PLATE Oblong white porcelain serving plate, 14" x 9 1/2" x 1 1/2", bearing the personal monogram of MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN (1892-1918), a stylized letter "M" in red superposed over a stylized letter "R", surmounted by

Lot: 1066 - KAISER WILHELM II DOUBLE INKWELL

KAISER WILHELM II DOUBLE INKWELL Cast-iron inkwell, approx. 11 1/2" x 10 1/2", with two lidded ink pots, each containing a white porcelain jar. A chest-up profile of German Kaiser Wilhelm II appears at top, flanked by crossed rifles, swords and

Lot: 1067 - 94TH AERO SQUADRON MEMBER'S CASED, DECORATED GAS

94TH AERO SQUADRON MEMBER'S CASED, DECORATED GAS MASK Gas mask, decorated case and accessories belonging to a member of the famed American 94th Aero Squadron, a U.S. Army Air Service squadron of day fighters and one of the first American pursuit

Lot: 1068 - JOHN J. PERSHING CAST IRON BANK

JOHN J. PERSHING CAST IRON BANK Rare cast iron bank, approx. 7 3/4" tall, a bust depiction of John J. Pershing, U.S. General of the Armies during World War I. The figure is fully painted, with details of the uniform, face and cap well defined. The

Lot: 1069 - ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE JEWELRY BOX

ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE JEWELRY BOX Unusual trench art jewelry box, approx. 8" x 3 1/4" x 4 1/2", likely circa World War I or shortly thereafter, carved from the base of a laminate wood propeller blade. The lid is decorated with a painted Royal

Lot: 1070 - EXPLODED SHELL CASING TRENCH ART LAMP

EXPLODED SHELL CASING TRENCH ART LAMP An unusual piece of trench art, a shattered 4" shell casing, origin unknown, which was fashioned at the time or very shortly thereafter into a table lamp. The entire lamp is 24" long, and it could easily be

Lot: 1071 - CASED GAS MASK OF P.E. MONAGHAN, 316TH INFANTRY

CASED GAS MASK OF P.E. MONAGHAN, 316TH INFANTRY The complete cased gas mask of American doughboy P.E. Monaghan of "Co. K 316 Inf." and so annotated in ink by him on the back of the case. Although the black ink has faded in many places, we can make

Lot: 1072 - NAVAL ARTILLERY SHELL TRENCH ART LAMP

NAVAL ARTILLERY SHELL TRENCH ART LAMP World War I trench art lamp, 18 3/4" tall, made from a U.S. Navy 3"/23 caliber shell, elaborately engraved with an American eagle and shield as well as a rose motif. The shell also bears the maker's dates of

Lot: 1073 - EARLY AIRCRAFT GUN SIGHT

EARLY AIRCRAFT GUN SIGHT Early set of sights for an aircraft-mounted machine gun, consisting of a 4" dia. ring containing five horizontal bars at one end of a 13" brass tube, with a ring-tipped brass post at the opposite end. The post mount bears

Lot: 1074 - 2ND CAMERONIANS BADGE PLATE

2ND CAMERONIANS BADGE PLATE 2nd Cameronians Badge Plate, two-piece, 3 1/2" x 3", with four posts on the reverse. Excellent detail, fine condition.

Lot: 1075 - GORDON HIGHLANDERS BANDSMAN'S PLAID BROOCH

GORDON HIGHLANDERS BANDSMAN'S PLAID BROOCH Gordon Highlanders Bandman's Plaid Brooch, 3 1/2" dia. white metal, rivet construction with pin back.

Lot: 1076 - BRITISH REGIMENTAL CLOTH INSIGNIA

BRITISH REGIMENTAL CLOTH INSIGNIA Lot of 17 pieces of better quality emboidered British regimental cloth insignia, including Suffolk Regiment, Royal Scots, Royal Engineers, Civil Defense Corps, crowns, etc. All vintage, overall very good to fine.

Lot: 1077 - HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY SHAKO

HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY SHAKO Victorian-era shako of an enlisted man of the Highland Infantry Regiment of the British Army, constructed of dark blue wool with a diced red, black and white border, encircled by a tasseled black cord and with a black

Lot: 1078 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1079 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1080 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1081 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1082 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1083 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1084 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1085 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1086 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1087 - BLACK WATCH PLAID BROOCH

BLACK WATCH PLAID BROOCH Black Watch plaid brooch, 4 1/4" dia. with pin back, two-piece construction. Unmarked.

Lot: 1088 - ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS HAT BADGE

ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS HAT BADGE Fine gold finished badge, 2 7/8" tall, fine condition.

Lot: 1089 - SCOTS GUARDS BADGE

SCOTS GUARDS BADGE Nice example of a Scots Guards badge, gilt and silver example, 1 1/2" square, very good.

Lot: 1090 - VICTORIAN SOLDIER'S PICTURE FRAME

VICTORIAN SOLDIER'S PICTURE FRAME Hammered easel-stand copper frame, 7" x 10", bears an image of the rampant British lion and the name of King Edward VII, with a cabinet photograph of a young lady placed in the rear. Fine.

Lot: 1091 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1092 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1093 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen.

Lot: 1094 - BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

BRITISH CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 15 British, Commonwealth, etc. cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen. Sold as-is.

Lot: 1095 - BRITISH MILITARY BUTTONS

BRITISH MILITARY BUTTONS Selection of 25 buttons of various types and ages from British uniforms of various regiments. Condition varies.

Lot: 1096 - CANADIAN CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA

CANADIAN CAP BADGES AND RELATED INSIGNIA Lot of 40 Canadian cap badges and similar insignia, various compositions, as shown. Should be seen. Sold as-is.

Lot: 1097 - GORDON HIGHLANDERS BADGE

GORDON HIGHLANDERS BADGE Gordon Highlanders badge, sterling silver 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" two piece solid back construction, hallmarked "B&P" by Bent & Parker. Fine.

Lot: 1098 - ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND BADGE

ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND BADGE Argyll & Sutherland badge, 2 1/4" x 3", solid back construction, hallmarked "B&P" by Bent & Parker. Fine.

Lot: 1099 - KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS BADGE

KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS BADGE Kings Own Scottish Borderers Badge, stamped sterling silver and hallmarked on the reverse, 2 1/4" x 2 7/8", fine condition.

Lot: 1100 - ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE

ROYAL SCOTS CAP BADGE Likely pre-war Royal Scots cap badge, 2 " x 2 1/2", four piece construction, in fine condition.

Lot: 1101 - BRITISH REGIMENTAL CLOTH INSIGNIA

BRITISH REGIMENTAL CLOTH INSIGNIA Good lot of 50+ pieces of embroidered cloth British regimental cap insignia, including officer's pips, crowns, swords, etc., various sizes but must under 1 1/2" sq., vintage pieces. Sold as-is.

Lot: 1102 - BRITISH REGIMENTAL METALLIC INSIGNIA

BRITISH REGIMENTAL METALLIC INSIGNIA Good lot of 50+ pieces of well-constructed, vintage British regimental cap insignia, including officer's pips, crowns, swords, etc., various sizes but must under 1 1/2" sq., vintage pieces. Overall very good to

Lot: 1103 - BRITISH REGIMENTAL SHOULDER STRAPS

BRITISH REGIMENTAL SHOULDER STRAPS Lot of nine British regimental shoulder straps (includes four pairs), five of the straps bearing metal insignia. Various ages. Very good.

Lot: 1104 - BRITISH GORGET PATCHES

BRITISH GORGET PATCHES Lot of eight British gorget patches (four matched pairs), various ranks and ages. Very good.

Lot: 1105 - BRITISH UNIFORM NATIONALITY FLASHES

BRITISH UNIFORM NATIONALITY FLASHES Group of 18 cloth uniform nationality identification shoulder flashes from various Commonwealth and other countries, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1106 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1107 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of fifteen unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1108 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of fourteen unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1109 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1110 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1111 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1112 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1113 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1114 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1115 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1116 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1117 - BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES

BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH UNIFORM PATCHES Group of twelve unresearched British or Commonwealth cloth uniform and/or cap patches, World War II and later, various construction, which do not fluoresce under blacklight. Various backings present, and

Lot: 1118 - CANADIAN CAP BADGES AND CLOTH INSIGNIA

CANADIAN CAP BADGES AND CLOTH INSIGNIA Lot of four Canadian cap badges and seven shoulder flash patches, along with five other patches believed to also originate from Canada. Very good, should be seen.

Lot: 1119 - BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (32)

BRITISH CAP BADGES FRAMED DISPLAY (32) Impressive framed display of 32 individual British cap badges and one cloth shoulder patch, many varied regiments, assembled over several decades by a devoted American collector. All are set onto a red felt

Lot: 1120 - BRITISH GLENGARRY CAP BADGES (28)

BRITISH GLENGARRY CAP BADGES (28) Fine selection of 28 Glengarry cap badges as collected by an American enthusiast over many decades and now being offered by his estate. The badges, set onto a red felt backing and set into a simple wood frame,

Lot: 1121 - BRITISH ROYAL MARINES BADGE AND PATCH DISPLAY (13)

BRITISH ROYAL MARINES BADGE AND PATCH DISPLAY (13) Terrific framed display of 13 vintage Royal Marines and associated hat badges, pins, and other insignia accumulated over several decades by a dedicated American collector and whose collection of

Lot: 1122 - BRITISH ARMY SCOTTISH REGIMENTS HAT BADGES (18)

BRITISH ARMY SCOTTISH REGIMENTS HAT BADGES (18) Attractive framed display of 18 vintage Scottish regimental hat badges, various dates and construction, accumulated over several decades by a dedicated American collector and whose collection of

Lot: 1123 - GHURKA REGIMENTAL BADGES AND PINS

GHURKA REGIMENTAL BADGES AND PINS Attractive framed display of 18 Ghurka regimental pins and badges from various regiments and covering various dates from 1939 to 1965, includes the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, and other supporting and

Lot: 1124 - SCOTS REGIMENTAL "GLENGARRY" BONNETS

SCOTS REGIMENTAL "GLENGARRY" BONNETS Good group of four modern Scottish "Glengarry"-style caps, each used by a Scots regiment of the British Army. Includes: Glengarry bonnet of dark blue wool with a red, white and black diced border, bearing a cap

Lot: 1125 - "BALMORAL" BONNETS

"BALMORAL" BONNETS Good group of six World War II and later "Balmoral"-style caps, each used by Highland regiments of the British and Commonwealth military forces. Includes: Balmoral cap of green-brown wool, with a brown "toorie" at the crown, and

Lot: 1126 - SOUTH WALES BORDERERS SERVICE DRESS CAP

SOUTH WALES BORDERERS SERVICE DRESS CAP World War I-era service dress visor cap of khaki wool construction, featuring a stiff circular crown and wool covered bill, with a brown leather chin strap affixed over the bill. The front of the cap bears

Lot: 1127 - SCOTS GUARDS UNIVERSAL PATTERN FORAGE CAP

SCOTS GUARDS UNIVERSAL PATTERN FORAGE CAP Early twentieth century universal pattern forage cap of blue wool construction, with the outer edge of the stiff crown trimmed with gold piping and the black leather visor decorated with gold bullion,

Lot: 1128 - SCOTS GUARDS WALKING

SCOTS GUARDS WALKING Finished wood walking stick, 34 1/2" long with metal ferrule and ornate silver cap bearing the emblem of the "Scots Guards." A few dings and uneven finish to the cane itself, else very good.

Lot: 1129 - BRITISH ARMY LONDON REGIMENTS CAP BADGES

BRITISH ARMY LONDON REGIMENTS CAP BADGES Excellent framed display of 32 British regimental cap badges, all the insignia of London-area units of the British Army. All are original, with many World War II-era examples. Paper images act as

Lot: 1130 - SCOTTISH REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES

SCOTTISH REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES Impressive framed display of 18 individual cap badges, all the insignia of Scottish units of the British Army, most dating from the World War I era. All are labeled, with some also dated: Lowland Regiment, 1942-49;

Lot: 1131 - 1914 BRITISH INFANTRY REGIMENT CAP BADGES

1914 BRITISH INFANTRY REGIMENT CAP BADGES Excellent framed display of 33 individual cap badges, all the insignia of infantry regiments of the British Army. All are labeled, with all but one also dated to 1914, the first year of World War I.

Lot: 1132 - BRITISH CAVALRY REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES

BRITISH CAVALRY REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES Excellent framed display of 32 individual cap badges, all the insignia of cavalry regiments of the British Army. All are labeled and dated: Staffordshire Imperial Yeomanry, 1903; Leicestershire Imperial

Lot: 1133 - BRITISH ARMY SPECIALIZED CORPS CAP BADGES

BRITISH ARMY SPECIALIZED CORPS CAP BADGES Excellent framed display of 33 individual cap badges, all the insignia of various specialist corps of the British Army. All but one are labeled and dated: Royal Artillery (bullion example); Royal Artillery

Lot: 1134 - BRITISH INFANTRY REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES

BRITISH INFANTRY REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES Excellent framed display of 32 individual cap badges, all the insignia of infantry regiments of the British Army. All are labeled and dated: Royal Scots, 1908-1921; Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, 1908-21;

Lot: 1135 - BRITISH YEOMANRY REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES

BRITISH YEOMANRY REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES Excellent framed display of 32 individual cap badges, all the insignia of yeomanry and cavalry regiments of the British Army. All are labeled and dated: Lanarkshire Yeomanry, 1814; Derbyshire Imperial

Lot: 1136 - BRITISH CAVALRY REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES

BRITISH CAVALRY REGIMENTAL CAP BADGES Excellent framed display of 33 individual cap badges, all the insignia of dragoons, hussars, lancers and other cavalry regiments of the British Army. All are labeled and dated: 1st Life Guards, 1914, 2nd Life

Lot: 1137 - BRITISH ARMY SPECIALIZED CORPS CAP BADGES

BRITISH ARMY SPECIALIZED CORPS CAP BADGES Excellent framed display of 33 individual cap badges, all the insignia of various specialist corps of the British Army. Most are labeled and dated: Royal Flying Corps, 1912; Royal Horse Artillery, 1948;

Lot: 1138 - GERMAN MILITARY, VETERAN, AND COMMEMORATIVE MEDALS

GERMAN MILITARY, VETERAN, AND COMMEMORATIVE MEDALS Good lot of eight German medals, pins, etc. includes: Prussian 'Fur den Verdienst im Kriegervereinswesen' with red ribbon; gilt 15-year military service cross; 1897 Kaiser Wilhelm I Commemorative

Lot: 1139 - MILITARY MEDAL GROUPING

MILITARY MEDAL GROUPING Group of four military medals, most recognition of military service in World War I, issued by Austria, Italy, Hungary, and elsewhere. Condition varies.

Lot: 1140 - EUROPEAN MILITARY MEDAL GROUPING

EUROPEAN MILITARY MEDAL GROUPING Lot of seven European military medals, includes: 1917 Austria Silver Bravery Medal Carolus Fortitudini, 2nd Class; 1848 - 1908 Emperor Franz Joseph Diamond Jubilee Cross Medal, 1918-1929 Occupation of the Rhineland

Lot: 1141 - AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDALS

AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDALS Fine lot of 11 American campaign and related medals, includes: three-piece Spanish-American War service medal with flag ribbon; Marine Corps medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal; Relief of Berlin Medal; State of

Lot: 1142 - MEDAL RIBBONS OF THE WORLD

MEDAL RIBBONS OF THE WORLD Expansive collection of approx. 350 ribbons, all taken from U.S. military, civil and fraternal ribbon bars and medals, as well as examples awarded by foreign countries including Japan, Iran, German, Nepal France, Britain,

Lot: 1143 - SECOND EMPIRE IMPERIAL GUARD "CHASSEURS A CHEVAL"

SECOND EMPIRE IMPERIAL GUARD "CHASSEURS A CHEVAL" MUSICIAN'S SABRETACHE EMBLEM Exquisitely detailed stamped gilt brass plate, approx. 6 1/2" x 5", an emblem from the "sabretache" (a cavalry officer's flat pouch) of a musician of the French

Lot: 1144 - DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OFFICER'S CHEST BADGE

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OFFICER'S CHEST BADGE Early Department of Defense senior officer's chest badge, ca. late 1940s, a spectacular sterling silver piece by maker N. S. Meyer, New York and bearing their mark and "Sterling" stamp. The elaborate 2"

Lot: 1145 - MEDAL AND BADGE GROUP

MEDAL AND BADGE GROUP Group of miscellaneous medals, includes: Soviet Military Tribunals badge, Space Troops Wings, 1st Class, Japan Red Cross in Silver and China Civil War medal. Very good.

Lot: 1146 - EMMANUEL GROUCHY

EMMANUEL GROUCHY (1766 - 1847) French general, a commander of cavalry who fought with distinction under Hoche, became the last mashal appointed by Napoleon but refused to march at Waterloo and commanded the remnants of the shattered army. Exiled to

Lot: 1147 - CATHERINE-DOMINIQUE DE PERIGNON

CATHERINE-DOMINIQUE DE PERIGNON (1754 – 1818) Marshal of France, commanded the Army of the Eastern Pyrenees, defeating the Spanish troops at the battle of Escola, successfully concluded the Siege of Roses in early 1795. Governor-general of

Lot: 1148 - FRANCOIS NICHOLAS FRIRION

FRANCOIS NICHOLAS FRIRION (1766 - 1840) French general, rose through the ranks during the French Revolutionary Wars to become a general officer by 1800. After commanding a brigade with distinction during the War of the Fifth Coalition at

Lot: 1149 - JEAN-DE-DIEU SOULT

JEAN-DE-DIEU SOULT (1769 - 1851) French marshal under Napoleon, engaged at Austerlitz and in Spain, defeated by Wellington at Toulouse. Scarce partly-printed D.S. on vellum as Minister of War, 1p. folio, [n.p.], Feb. 22, 1815, a military

Lot: 1150 - JEANNOT DE MONCEY

JEANNOT DE MONCEY (1754-1842) Marshal of France, a prominent leader of in the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. A.L.S. in French as General Inspector of the National Gendarmerie , 1p. 4to., Paris, Feb. 17, 1802, to the aide-de-camp

Lot: 1151 - GEN. SAMUEL CALDWELL FAMILY ARCHIVE

GEN. SAMUEL CALDWELL FAMILY ARCHIVE (1770 - 1835) American military officer. THE SOLDIER WHO DEFEATED TECUMSEH Caldwell first commanded the First Kentucky Regiment of Mounted Militia. Leading a force under William Henry Harrison, Brigadier

Lot: 1152 - WALKER KIETH ARMISTEAD

WALKER KIETH ARMISTEAD (1773 – 1845) American military officer, Chief of Engineers of the Army Corps of Engineers, succeeded Zachary Taylor as commander of the army during the Second Seminole War. Father of CSA Major Gen. Lewis Armistead.

Lot: 1153 - JOHN RODGERS

JOHN RODGERS (1773 - 1838) American naval captain who fought the Barbary pirates and was ranking naval officer in service in the War of 1812. Good content and association A.L.S., 1p. 4to., Harford Co., Md., Apr. 25, 1807 to the Governor of Malta,

Lot: 1154 - EDWARD PREBLE

EDWARD PREBLE (1761 – 1807) American naval officer who served with great distinction during the First Barbary War, leading American attacks on Tripoli and forming the officer corps that would later lead the Navy in the War of 1812. Scarce,

Lot: 1155 - (STEPHEN DECATUR)

(STEPHEN DECATUR) (1779 - 1820) American naval officer whose warship United States defeated the British Macedonian in the War of 1812, later he led a squadron to Algeria to force a peace on American terms. Decatur is also well remembered for his

Lot: 1156 - WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE

WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE (1744 - 1833) American naval officer captured at Tripoli, and later commanded the Constitution in her victory over the Java. Manuscript L.S. as Commander of the Navy Yard, 1p. 4to., Charlestown, Mass., Apr. 6, 1833 to the

Lot: 1157 - (WAR OF 1812) ESTABLISHMENT OF H.Q., U.S. ARMY

(WAR OF 1812) ESTABLISHMENT OF H.Q., U.S. ARMY NORTHERN DIVISION Good content A.L.S. by one "J.W. Rockwell", 2pp. folio, Greenbush, May 19, 1812 discussing the construction of a barracks and arsenal. In part: "...I take this opportunity to inform

Lot: 1158 - CALIFORNIA NATIONAL GUARD JACKET

CALIFORNIA NATIONAL GUARD JACKET Ca. 1888 California National Guard jacket, blue wool trimmed in red at the collar, sleeve ends and rear vent, with white piping on either side of the front panels and vent sides. The jacket originally bore nine

Lot: 1159 - EDWARD S. GODFREY

EDWARD S. GODFREY (1843-1932) American military officer, first lieutenant of Co. K in the 7th Cavalry, under Frederick Benteen and was instrumental in securing Reno Hill during the Battle of Little Bighorn. Large and bold signature "E.S. Godfrey",

Lot: 1160 - EDWARD S. GODFREY

EDWARD S. GODFREY (1843-1932) American military officer, first lieutenant of Co. K in the 7th Cavalry, under Frederick Benteen and was instrumental in securing Reno Hill during the Battle of Little Bighorn. Large and bold signature "E.S. Godfrey",

Lot: 1161 - BATTLE OF SAN JUAN HILL SOUVENIR

BATTLE OF SAN JUAN HILL SOUVENIR Fine souvenir from the Spanish-American War and the Battle of San Juan Hill, a "San Juan Paper Knife", a letter opener about 7 1/4" long with a mahogany blade which is affixed to a 1897 7mm. Mauser brass rifle

Lot: 1162 - SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CAVALRY COMPANY ROSTER WITH

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR CAVALRY COMPANY ROSTER WITH PHOTOGRAPH Printed poster on a linen backing, 21 1/2" x 27 1/2", a roster intended to list the names of a company participating in the Spanish-American War. The roster bears spaces for the regiment

Lot: 1163 - FLAG SEGMENT FROM USS BROOKLYN, FLAGSHIP OF

FLAG SEGMENT FROM USS BROOKLYN, FLAGSHIP OF WINFIELD SCOTT SCHLEY Segment of an American flag, approx. 12 1/4" x 2", consisting of two sewn-together sections of red and white wool bunting. The relic is accompanied by a manuscript note, reading in

Lot: 1164 - GEORGE DEWEY

GEORGE DEWEY (1837 - 1917) American naval officer who served under Farragut in the Civil War , later destroyed a Spanish squadron in Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. A.L.S. on his "Flagship Olympia" letterhead, 2pp. 8vo., Cavite,

Lot: 1166 - SWISS M1842 ENGINEERS SHORT SWORD

SWISS M1842 ENGINEERS SHORT SWORD Swiss-issued Napoleonic style saw-back short sword Model 1842 for use by pioneer regiments, commonly called a "faschinenmesser". The 6" Roman-styled brass grip and guard is stamped: "V 3069" The straight steel

Lot: 1167 - 1866 GERMAN PRUSSIAN BATTLE OF KOENIGGRAETZ MAIN

1866 GERMAN PRUSSIAN BATTLE OF KOENIGGRAETZ MAIN ARMEE MEDAL Bronze cross pattée alisée, a laurel wreath between the arms, with ribbed loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular central medallion bearing the cipher 'WR' for King

Lot: 1168 - DROWNED SEAMAN'S GRAVE MARKER, U.S.S.

DROWNED SEAMAN'S GRAVE MARKER, U.S.S. MASSACHUSETTS Solid wood temporary grave marker which once marked the final resting place of a drowned American navy sailor, 40" x 14 3/4" x 3", the bottom ragged from deterioration to the point where the

Lot: 1169 - FIGHTING PANCHO VILLA PHOTO AND LETTER GROUPING

FIGHTING PANCHO VILLA PHOTO AND LETTER GROUPING A rare and fascinating grouping including a photograph album, clippings, and letters from James D. Ferguson of Co. K, 4th Texas Infantry, most gathered while Ferguson was serving on the

Lot: 1170 - JAPANESE TANTO

JAPANESE TANTO 19th-early 20th Century Japanese tanto with sheathm grip and sheath of copper and brass construction depicting a dragon, the copper collar and top of grip displaying a mouse and five-petalled flowers. The tsuba depicts Buddha. Blade

Lot: 1171 - JAPANESE TANTO

JAPANESE TANTO Japanese tanto in wood storage sheath, a hand-forged steel blade with unmarked tang, exposed blade 7 1/2" long, 12 1/4" long overall. Sheath bears a few dings on one side, else very good.

Lot: 1172 - JAPANESE TANTO

JAPANESE TANTO Japanese tanto in wood storage sheath, a hand-forged steel blade with unmarked tang, exposed blade 12" long, 17" long overall. Very good.

Lot: 1173 - BRITISH ARMY VISOR CAPS

BRITISH ARMY VISOR CAPS Good group of three post-World War II British Army visor caps. Includes: Service dress cap, constructed of khaki wool and bearing a red wool band, indicative of the rank of colonel. A brown leather chin strap is affixed over

Lot: 1174 - BRITISH ARMY SLOUCH HATS

BRITISH ARMY SLOUCH HATS Good lot of three post-World War II British Army "slouch" hats. Includes: Khaki felt slouch hat, bearing a gold bullion and velvet General's hat badge at front, with a khaki "puggari"-style band and two vents on each side

Lot: 1175 - SPECIAL FORCES BERETS

SPECIAL FORCES BERETS Good pair of berets worn by notable Special Forces units, includes: World War II-era or immediately postwar khaki wool beret, bearing a wool embroidered patch bearing the insignia of the British Army's Special Air Service

Lot: 1176 - BRITISH ARMY BERETS

BRITISH ARMY BERETS Good pair of berets worn by notable British Army units, includes: Postwar maroon wool beret, with the cap badge insignia of the 1st Parachute Regiment at front. The rim is padded with black leather, with a black adjustment

Lot: 1177 - ROYAL MARINES BERETS

ROYAL MARINES BERETS Good pair of World War II and later British Royal Marines berets, the first of dark blue wool with the Royal Marines cap badge insignia on a red wool flash at front, as worn by RM recruits. The rim is padded with black leather,

Lot: 1178 - U.S. ARMY BERETS

U.S. ARMY BERETS Good pair of modern U.S. Army berets, includes: Black wool beret, bearing the cap badge insignia of the 75th Ranger Regiment, or Army Rangers, on an embroidered flash at the front. The rim is padded with black leather with a black

Lot: 1179 - FRENCH KEPIS

FRENCH KEPIS Good group of three World War II-era and later French military kepis, include: French Foreign Legion officer's kepi, with stiff light grey wool sides and a red wool crown decorated with elaborately interwoven silver piping. A wire

Lot: 1180 - BRITISH PITH HELMETS

BRITISH PITH HELMETS Good lot of four British-made pitch helmets, includes: Early 20th-century civilian-style khaki pith helmet, manufactured from "sola pith", a very light Indian swamp plant, by Whiteaway Laidlaw & Co., and showing their label

Lot: 1181 - AMERICAN GENERALS (6)

AMERICAN GENERALS (6) Fine lot of six items signed by prominent American generals, includes: VERNON WALTER (1917-2002), T.L.S. 1p. octavo, March 20, 1972, on his promotion to Deputy Director of the CIA, in part: "...It is a really challenging job

Lot: 1182 - SOVIET AIR FORCE MARSHAL'S SHOULDER BOARDS

SOVIET AIR FORCE MARSHAL'S SHOULDER BOARDS Elaborate shoulder boards issued to a Soviet Marshall of the Air Force, each 7 1/8" x 2 5/8", turquoise felt backing with elaborate gold metallic stitching and bullion trim depicting a star, laurel leaves,

Lot: 1183 - "GREAT WHITE FLEET" POST CARDS

"GREAT WHITE FLEET" POST CARDS Good set of eighteen postcards of "The Evening Post Souvenir Card Series", each 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" b/w, all but one depicting ships of the United States Navy circa 1905. The ships depicted are the battleships USS MAINE,

Lot: 1184 - SERVICE FLAGS

SERVICE FLAGS Good lot of three World War I and World War II-era custom-made service flags, displayed by the families of soldiers deployed overseas. Includes: service flag embroidered on olive green felt, 5" x 10", showing a single blue star,

Lot: 1185 - CHINESE AIR FORCE WINGS

CHINESE AIR FORCE WINGS Chinese air force wings or badge, date unknown, two piece construction 2 1/8" tall with an odd fixture on the reverse, with two miniature medals. Should be studied.

Lot: 1186 - AMERICAN INSIGNIA

AMERICAN INSIGNIA Various American military insignia, includes two earlier hat badges, a Navy hat badge; three Signal Corps insignia, an Observer's "wings", a mother's "star" pin, and an unrelated 10" long copy of a Navy engraved sword with

Lot: 1187 - KOREAN WAR PHOTO ARCHIVE

KOREAN WAR PHOTO ARCHIVE Extensive archive of approx. 120 b/w snapshots, each 5" x 3 1/2" and smaller, accumulated by Pennsylvania National Guard howitzer gunner Robert S. Wolverton and vividly illustrating his unit's experiences during the Korean

Lot: 1188 - PROPAGANDA FROM KOREAN WAR

PROPAGANDA FROM KOREAN WAR Two rare pieces of propaganda from the Korean War, includes a China-issued "Christmas card" dropped on American soldiers urging them to surrendfer: "Greetings from The Chinese People's Volunteers KOREA 1951 ...Both you

Lot: 1189 - U.S.A.F. COLONEL WILLIAM S. CLARKE VIETNAM

U.S.A.F. COLONEL WILLIAM S. CLARKE VIETNAM GROUPING Large collection of uniform items, ephemera and artifacts related to the Vietnam War service of United States Air Force colonel WILLIAM S. CLARKE, who flew 100 combat missions over North Vietnam

Lot: 1190 - ANTI-COMMUNIST VIETNAM WAR PROPAGANDA

ANTI-COMMUNIST VIETNAM WAR PROPAGANDA Fine group of 16 pieces of Americans and ARVN-issued anti-communist propaganda created to demoralize North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers. Crudely typest and untranslated, most bear simplistic images of

Lot: 1191 - VIETNAM WAR SAFE CONDUCT PASSES

VIETNAM WAR SAFE CONDUCT PASSES Lot of six safe conduct passes dropped upon NVA and Viet Cong forces, being three sets of two designs, one bearing a portrait of Nguyen Van Thieu on verso. Each 6" x 3", fine. With a 8" x 5" booklet issued under the

Lot: 1192 - PHOTOS OF DEVASTATED AMERICAN AIR BASE IN VIETNAM

PHOTOS OF DEVASTATED AMERICAN AIR BASE IN VIETNAM Important group of 26 original 5" x 4" b/w photos, all depicting the aftermatch of a devastating attack, probably by air or artillery, on a large American air base in Vietnam. Large craters are

Lot: 1193 - (INVASION OF GRENADA) PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON CUBANS

(INVASION OF GRENADA) PROPAGANDA DROPPED ON CUBANS Rare piece of air-dropped propaganda aimed at Cuban nationals during the American seizure of the Caribbean island on October 25-29, 1983. President Ronald Reagan, reacting to "Soviet-Cuban

Lot: 1194 - CAPTURED IRAQI FLAG

CAPTURED IRAQI FLAG Captured Iraqi national flag, 42" x 28, three-part construction with printed stars and letters, the flag now tattered and soiled, seams burst at places. The flag is accompanied by a letter of provenance from an ex-Marine (now

Lot: 1195 - CAPTURED IRAQI INSIGNIA

CAPTURED IRAQI INSIGNIA Group of seven pieces of Iraqi Army insignia of rank, including two matched pairs, said to have been captured at the hotly-contested Iraqi city of Falluja. Likley a depot find, in fine condition.

Lot: 1196 - OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM B-52 FLOWN FLAG

OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM B-52 FLOWN FLAG American flag, 18" x 11 1/2" nylon, with a presentation certificate picturing on both sides color images of a B-52 in glight. The text indicates that this flag was carried aboard a B-52H of the 40th Air

Lot: 1197 - POST-WAR GERMAN TANKER'S PHOTO ALBUM

POST-WAR GERMAN TANKER'S PHOTO ALBUM Circa 1960's German photo album, 40pp. oblong folio, containing approx. 150 photographs, most 3" x 4" b/w, depicting life in a West German tank unit. The group features many images of the unit in training with

Lot: 1198 - (FRENCH & INDIAN WAR) PENNSYLVANIA INDIANS

(FRENCH & INDIAN WAR) PENNSYLVANIA INDIANS PETITION GOVERNOR DENNY IN 1758 Historically important A.Ms., 1p. 8" x 13", [Philadelphia, July 7, 1758, "The Memorial of the Freemen of the said Province" to Govenor William Denny relating to Indian

Lot: 1199 - WILLIAM MOULTRIE

WILLIAM MOULTRIE (1730 - 1805) American Revolution major general who repulsed the British attack on Sullivan's Island, defended Charleston, and was captured and imprisoned by the British until 1782. CHEROKEES ARE MURDERED, ENRAGING WASHINGTON

Lot: 1200 - MODEL 1777 "CHARLEVILLE" MUSKET

MODEL 1777 "CHARLEVILLE" MUSKET Smoothbore flintlock musket, 42 3/4" barrel, 58" overall, a French Model 1777, commonly known as the "Charleville" in American usage, after the armory at Charleville-Mezieres in the Ardennes department of France. The

Lot: 1201 - JOHN BARRY

JOHN BARRY (1745 - 1803) Revolutionary War naval officer considered the "Father of the American Navy", he commanded the warship Lexington in 1776, capturing the first British vessel in the war. Later, Barry led volunteers and directed artillery at

Lot: 1202 - ABRAHAM WHIPPLE

ABRAHAM WHIPPLE (1733 - 1819) American Revolutionary War commander in the Continental Navy. In the French and Indian War period, he commanded privateer Game Cock and in one six-month cruise, captured 23 French ships. In 1772, Whipple sank the first

Lot: 1203 - THOMAS TRUXTON

THOMAS TRUXTON (1755 - 1822) American Revolutionary naval hero, captain of the Independence and the Mars, defeating many British warships and taking numerous prizes, selected as one of the first six captains in the United States Navy, later

Lot: 1204 - THOMAS TRUXTON

THOMAS TRUXTON (1755 - 1822) American revolutionary naval hero, captain of the Independence and the Mars, defeating many British warships and taking numerous prizes, selected as one of the first six captains in the United States Navy, later

Lot: 1205 - (LEXINGTON AND CONCORD) BUCKMAN'S TAVERN

(LEXINGTON AND CONCORD) BUCKMAN'S TAVERN ACCOUNTING MEMORANDUM Rare document concerning, and likely emanating from Buckman's Tavern, Lexington, Massachusetts, the rendezvous ehere Capt. John Parker's Massachusetts militiamen assembled during the

Lot: 1206 - ALURED CLARKE

ALURED CLARKE (1744 – 1832) British general who took charge of all British troops in Georgia in May 1780 and was then deployed to Philadelphia to supervise the evacuation of British prisoners of war at the closing stages of the Revolutionary

Lot: 1207 - BATTLE OF SARATOGA BRITISH KEG SPIGOT

BATTLE OF SARATOGA BRITISH KEG SPIGOT Brass British keg spigot, approx. 4" long, in an exceptional "dug" state of preservation, recovered in 2003 from a British encampment area near the Saratoga Battlefield. Sold with the original finder's letter

Lot: 1208 - BENJAMIN LINCOLN

BENJAMIN LINCOLN (1733 - 1810) American Revolution major general, commanding an army in the south, he was captured at Charleston and later exchanged. Secretary of War (1781 - 1783). Partly-printed D.S., 1p. oblong 8vo., Boston, July 6, 1802, an

Lot: 1209 - FRANCOIS JOSEPH PAUL, LE COMTE DE GRASSE

FRANCOIS JOSEPH PAUL, LE COMTE DE GRASSE (1723 – 1788) French admiral best known for his command of the French fleet at the Battle of the Chesapeake, tying-up the British fleet sent to relieve Cornwallis and leading directly to the British

Lot: 1210 - JAMES WILSON

JAMES WILSON (1742 - 1798) Signer of the Declaration of Independence, wrote tracts supporting the patriots, and elected by Pennsylvanians to the Continental Congress. Also a framer and signer of the Constitution. Partly-printed D.S. "Wilson" as

Lot: 1211 - OLIVER ELLSWORTH

OLIVER ELLSWORTH (1745 - 1807) American politician, delegate to the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Good content war-date manuscript D.S., 1p. oblong 8vo., Hartford, July 21, 1777, an order

Lot: 1212 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR WIDOW'S PENSION

REVOLUTIONARY WAR WIDOW'S PENSION Manuscript document, 1p. 4to., [Maine, n.d.], from Hannah Murphy to Maine land agent Noah Barker, confirming that her husband, George Murphy, served as a private during the Revolutionary War, and that, as his

Lot: 1213 - SAMUEL MERERDITH

SAMUEL MERERDITH (1740 - 1817) American soldier and financier, brigadier general during the Revolution and the first Treasurer of the United States.

Lot: 1214 - THE BRITISH "CONSTITUTIONAL MISCELLANY" REPORTS ON

THE BRITISH "CONSTITUTIONAL MISCELLANY" REPORTS ON REVOLUTIONARY WAR ACTIONS Original British magazine, "The Constitutional Miscellany", 32pp. 8vo., [Fall, 1776], containing a section entitled "American Intelligence", presenting numerous

Lot: 1215 - THOMAS GAGE

THOMAS GAGE (1721 - 1787) English general and colonial governor of Massachusetts, commander in chief in North America who used troops to seize military stores precipitating the Battle of Lexington and Battle of Bunker Hill, resigned 1775. Signature

Lot: 1216 - THOMAS MELVILL

THOMAS MELVILL (1751 - 1832) American patriot and a member of the Boston Tea Party, December, 1773. Signature as a "Naval Officer" cut from a document.

Lot: 1217 - WILLIAM HEATH

WILLIAM HEATH (1737 - 1814) American Revolutionary officer, a major general in the Continental Army reprimanded by Washington for his handling of the attack on Fort Independence, later commanding the Eastern Department and in the Hudson Valley.

Lot: 1218 - WILLIAM SHIRLEY

WILLIAM SHIRLEY (1693 - 1771) Colonial Governor of Massachusetts and Commander in Chief of British forces in North America in the French and Indian War. Good content manuscript D.S. "W. Shirley", 1p. 8vo., Boston, Dec. 17, 1747, to Paymaster

Lot: 1219 - WADE HAMPTON

WADE HAMPTON (1819 - 1902) Confederate lieutenant general of cavalry whose daring exploits at Antietam, Gettysburg, and Petersburg won him fame in both North and South. Fine content war-date partly-printed D.S. "Wade Hampton Lt. Gen'l", 2pp. 8vo.,

Lot: 1220 - BRYAN GRIMES

BRYAN GRIMES (1828 - 1880) Confederate major general and the last such appointed in Lee's army, he participated in nearly all of the A.N.V.'s battles, including Gettysburg, and commanded one of the last attacks on the day of surrender at

Lot: 1221 - LLOYD TILGHMAN

LLOYD TILGHMAN (1816 - 1863) Confederate brigadier general who surrendered Fort Henry, later commanded at Corinth and Vicksburg, killed in action at Champion's Hill. Rare war-date A.L.S. adding rank as brigadier general, 1p. 8vo., "Head Qrs.",

Lot: 1222 - CONFEDERATE NAVAL APPOINTMENT

CONFEDERATE NAVAL APPOINTMENT Certainly the rarest of all pre-printed Confederate documents, a Confederate Navy commission (also intended to be used for Confederate Marines), 1p. 14 1/2" x 19 1/2" (sight) vellum, printed in Great Britain and

Lot: 1223 - ANDERSONVILLE IDENTITY DISC

ANDERSONVILLE IDENTITY DISC A very rare relic recovered at the notorious Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia, a very crude, camp-made identity disc in the shape of a shield, composed of cast pewter or another lead composition. The disc, 1

Lot: 1224 - HENRY A. WISE

HENRY A. WISE (1806 - 1876) Confederate brigadier general and Governor of Virginia who sent John Brown to the gallows. He died never accepting amnesty. Fine content war-date L.S., 2pp. 4to., Petersburg, June 14, 1864 to fellow Brigadier Gen.

Lot: 1225 - JOHN S. MOSBY

JOHN S. MOSBY Good content A.L.S, 1p. 4to., Mobile, Feb. 5, 1904 top Gaston Scott. In part: "...I requested you to go to the Journal office and get Hood to forward me a dozen copies of the journal with a letter of mine which he said he would

Lot: 1226 - GEORGE W. C. LEE

GEORGE W. C. LEE (1832 - 1913) Confederate major general and Robert E. Lee's son, he defended Richmond and was captured at Sayler's Creek while in retreat toward Appomattox. Fine content and association war-date A.L.S. as colonel and A.A.G., on

Lot: 1227 - RALEIGH COLSTON

RALEIGH COLSTON (1825 - 1896) Confederate brigadier general who led brigades under Longstreet and Jackson, and commanded a division at Chancellorsville. Scarce war-date A.L.S., 1p. 4to., "Headquarters 3d Brigade 2d Division". "Jones's Farm", Apr.

Lot: 1228 - STEPHEN R. MALLORY

STEPHEN R. MALLORY (1813 - 1873) Confederate Secretary of the Navy. PAYING THE CONFEDERATE NAVY Rare, fine content war-date D.S. on Navy department letterhead, 1p. 4to., Sep. 20, 1864, a warrant to the Treasury Department ordering that $20,000 be

Lot: 1229 - A SMALL LOCK OF ROBERT E. LEE'S HAIR

A SMALL LOCK OF ROBERT E. LEE'S HAIR An extraordinary relic, a lock of three strands of Robert E. Lee's hair. The locket was obtained by our consignor from Butterfield's in Los Angeles in 2001, who describes the provenance of the item:

Lot: 1230 - THE LAST CONFEDERATE FLAG AND THE FIRST SERMON FOR

THE LAST CONFEDERATE FLAG AND THE FIRST SERMON FOR FREED BLACKS IN RICHMOND A rare and most desirable relic, a small section of the last Confederate flag to fly over the Capitol of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia. The remnant is an approx. 2"

Lot: 1231 - WILLIAM E. "GRUMBLE" JONES

WILLIAM E. "GRUMBLE" JONES (1824 - 1864) Confederate brigadier general who fought with Stuart at Gettysburg, with Longstreert In Tennessee; killed at Piedmont. A great original piece, a hand-drawn and colored, signed drawing of a lock along the

Lot: 1232 - ABNER DOUBLEDAY

ABNER DOUBLEDAY (1819 - 1893) Union major general said to have fired Fort Sumter's first shot, and led the 1st Corps at Gettysburg after Reynold's death. Signed endorsement bearing his bold signature: "Abner Doubleday" with rank in another hand as:

Lot: 1233 - GEORGE B. MCCLELLAN

GEORGE B. MCCLELLAN (1826 - 1885) Union major general and general-in-chief of the army whose hesitation in attacking Confederate forces caused him to be sacked by Lincoln. Closely-cut signature clipping the first letter, affixed to the bottom of a

Lot: 1234 - HENRY HETH

HENRY HETH (1825 - 1899) Confederate major general who commanded the Department of East Tennessee, succeeded A.P. Hill at Chancellorsville, and commanded the division that precipitated the battle of Gettysburg and which also participated in

Lot: 1235 - HIRAM PAULDING

HIRAM PAULDING (1797-1878) Union rear admiral who directed the salvage of ships at the Gosport Navy Yard after the evacuation of Confederate forces. Fine content war-date A.L.S., 3pp. 8vo., Navy Yard, New York, Aug. 19, 1863, likely to William

Lot: 1236 - JEFFERSON DAVIS

JEFFERSON DAVIS (1808 - 1889) President of the Confederacy who led his armies beyond the surrender at Appomattox. Nice content manuscript L.S., 1p. 4to. as Secretary of War, Washington, Feb. 2, 1854 to A. W. Newman in Cayuga, Miss. In part: "...I

Lot: 1237 - JOHN M. CORSE

JOHN M. CORSE (1835 - 1893) Union brigadier general who was wounded at Missionary Ridge. He also fought with Sherman in the March to the Sea and in the Carolinas. A.L.S. on his Postamaster of Boston letterhead, 1p. 8vo., Boston, Mar. 5, 1889

Lot: 1238 - LOOMIS L. LANGDON

LOOMIS L. LANGDON (1830-1910) American military officer, commanded artillery at Fort Wagner, brevetted Lieutenant Colonel for gallant service in the Federal Attack on Fort Gilmer. Guest book from Langdon's wedding, 6 3/4" x 9 1/4", Brooklyn, 1867.

Lot: 1239 - MCCLELLAN ORDERS ARMS DESTROYED AS HE RETREATS

MCCLELLAN ORDERS ARMS DESTROYED AS HE RETREATS DURING THE SEVEN DAYS Good war-date Union D.S., 1p. 4to., signed by Bvt. Brig. Gen. JOHN WILLIAN, "Camp near Petersburg, Va., Aug. 5, 1864" concerning destroyed arms and accoutrements ordered by Gen.

Lot: 1240 - OLIVER OTIS HOWARD

OLIVER OTIS HOWARD (1830 - 1909) Union major general and Medal of Honor winner who led his division at Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, and was senior commander at Gettysburg. Partly-printed war-date D.S. signed twice prior to his wounding: "O.

Lot: 1241 - OLIVER OTIS HOWARD

OLIVER OTIS HOWARD (1830 - 1909) Union major general and Medal of Honor winner who led his division at Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, and was senior commander at Gettysburg. Bold signature on a card adding rank as brigadier general, 1885. Fine.

Lot: 1242 - ORMSBY M. MITCHEL

ORMSBY M. MITCHEL (1810 - 1862) Union major general and astronomer, Commander of the Department of the South, died at Beaufort of yellow fever. Signature cut from a letter, 3 1/4" x 1 1/2", in black ink, adding the salutation "Yours very truly".

Lot: 1243 - PHILIP H. SHERIDAN

PHILIP H. SHERIDAN (1831 - 1888) Union major general of cavalry and famous Indian fighter. Sheridan's fighting prowess was evident throughout the war, from Booneville to Chickamauga and the elimination of J.E.B. Stuart at Yellow Tavern. Bold

Lot: 1244 - WILLIAM B. TALIAFERRO

WILLIAM B. TALIAFERRO (1822 - 1898) Confederate major general who fought with Jackson in the Valley, and commanded Jackson's division at Fredericksburg. he ended the war in the carolinas, surrendering with Joseph Johnston. Scarce war-date A.E.S. as

Lot: 1245 - WILLIAM E. "GRUMBLE" JONES

WILLIAM E. "GRUMBLE" JONES (1824 - 1864) Confederate brigadier general who fought with Stuart at Gettysburg, with Longstreert In Tennessee; killed at Piedmont. Signature: "W. E. Jones" taken from an 1849 document. Fine.

Lot: 1246 - WILLIAM E. "GRUMBLE" JONES

WILLIAM E. "GRUMBLE" JONES (1824 - 1864) Confederate brigadier general who fought with Stuart at Gettysburg, with Longstreert In Tennessee; killed at Piedmont. A.D.S. "W. E. Jones" in the text, 1p. oblong 8vo., [n.p.], May 30, 1850, the text of a

Lot: 1247 - WILLIAM E. "GRUMBLE" JONES

WILLIAM E. "GRUMBLE" JONES (1824 - 1864) Confederate brigadier general who fought with Stuart at Gettysburg, with Longstreert In Tennessee; killed at Piedmont. A.D.S. "W. E. Jones" in the text, 1p. 12mo., [n.p.], March 8, 1852, the text of a

Lot: 1248 - WILLIAM WIRT ALLEN

WILLIAM WIRT ALLEN (1835-1894) Confederate major general, the last appointed by Jefferson Davis although he surrendered as a brigadier general. Allen served with Major General Joseph Wheeler. Good content war-date L.S. "Wm. W. Allen" as brigadier

Lot: 1249 - "THE GREATEST BREASTWORKS YOU EVER SAW" BUILT AT

"THE GREATEST BREASTWORKS YOU EVER SAW" BUILT AT BULL RUN A great Confederate soldier's letter, 2pp. folio, by Pvt. James F. Cameron, [KIA Gettysburg, 7/2/63], Co. B, 11th Alabama Infantry, Manassas Junction, [Va.], Dec. 8, 1861, in part: "…I

Lot: 1250 - 1ST LONG ISLAND SOLDIER IS TOO YOUNG TO SERVE

1ST LONG ISLAND SOLDIER IS TOO YOUNG TO SERVE Fascinating A.L.S. by one Washington Hunt, 3pp. 4to., Lockport, NY, May 23, 1863 to Maj. Gen. John E. Wool. Hunt writes Wool concerned that 1st Long Island (67th N.Y. Infantry) soldier, then jailed at

Lot: 1251 - 1ST LOUISIANA EX-P.O.W. REPORTS FROM THE FRONT

1ST LOUISIANA EX-P.O.W. REPORTS FROM THE FRONT Good war-date Union soldier's letter, 3pp. 8vo., written by Pvt. William S. Ellsworth, Co. G, 1st Louisiana (Union) Cavalry, "Head Quarters 1 La. Cavalry, Jan. 23," [1864], in pencil. In part:

Lot: 1252 - 9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY CHARGES INTO LAFAYETTE,

9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY CHARGES INTO LAFAYETTE, GEORGIA Excellent content A.L.S., 2pp. 4to., Whiteville, Tennessee, Oct. 15, 1864, from Lieutenant Isaac Landis of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry to his parents, discussing the unit's recent forays

Lot: 1253 - 9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY CHASES CONFEDERATE

9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY CHASES CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOSEPH WHEELER Good content A.L.S. in pencil, 1p. 4to., Dunlap Sequatchie Valley, Tennessee, Sep. 3, 1864, from Lieutenant Isaac Landis of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry to his parents. In part: "I

Lot: 1254 - 9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT CELEBRATES

9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT CELEBRATES (AND LAMENTS) THE DEFEAT OF THE CONFEDERACY Excellent content A.L.S., 4pp. 8vo., Lexington, North Carolina, May 19th, 1865, from Lieutenant Isaac Landis of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry to his father.

Lot: 1255 - 9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT CELEBRATES THE

9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT CELEBRATES THE FALL OF RICHMOND, VOWS TO PURSUE LEE Fine content A.L.S., 2pp. 8vo., Mount Olive, North Carolina, April 7, 186[5], from Lieutenant Isaac Landis of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry to his mother. In

Lot: 1256 - BROTHERS IN THE 9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY WRITE

BROTHERS IN THE 9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY WRITE HOME Fine content A.L.S., 2pp. 4to., Franklin, Tennessee, April 14th, 1863, from brothers Isaac and Gideon Landis of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry to their parents. Both brothers describe weathering an

Lot: 1257 - CIVIL WAR ARCHIVE OF LIEUTENANT ISAAC D. LANDIS,

CIVIL WAR ARCHIVE OF LIEUTENANT ISAAC D. LANDIS, 9TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY Large lot of letters, documents, and ephemera related to the Civil War service of Isaac D. Landis, a lieutenant in the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Includes: original albumen

Lot: 1258 - CONFEDERATE BONDS ARE BECOMING WORTHLESS, A BARTER

CONFEDERATE BONDS ARE BECOMING WORTHLESS, A BARTER ECONOMY COMMENCES A good war-date North Carolina purchasing agent's letter, 4pp. oblong 4to., written by Frederick[?] L. Roberts, Murfreesboro, N. C., Nov. 14, 1864 to Dr. Robert H. Winboine,

Lot: 1259 - CONFEDERATE GUERILLA HARRY GILMORE IS CAPTURED

CONFEDERATE GUERILLA HARRY GILMORE IS CAPTURED Good content Union soldier's letter, 3pp. 4to., written by Pvt. Frederick Scheerer, Co. L, 1st New Hampshire Cavalry (or 1st Rhode Island Cavalry), Winchester, Va., Feb. 6, 1865, in part: "…it

Lot: 1260 - DEFENDING NORTH CAROLINA COAST IN 1861

DEFENDING NORTH CAROLINA COAST IN 1861 A good war-date Confederate soldier's letter, 2pp. 4to., written by Pvt. Green D. Redwine, Co. F, 7th North Carolina [later a lieutenant in the 42nd N. C.], "Camp Berquyn, Bogue Island, N. C. Sept. 24, 1861".

Lot: 1261 - EXECUTIONS FOR DESERTION UPSET A VETERAN UNION

EXECUTIONS FOR DESERTION UPSET A VETERAN UNION ARTILLERYMAN A good war-date Union soldier's letter, 4pp. 4to., written by Private Henry G. Mervine, 17th N. Y. Battery, "Head Quarters 24th A. C., Office Chief of Arty.", [Va.], Jan. 7, 1865, in small

Lot: 1262 - FILLING THE RANKS OF THE 6TH NORTH CAROLINA

FILLING THE RANKS OF THE 6TH NORTH CAROLINA War-date A.L.S. of S.C.W. Tate, formerly of the 1st N.C. "Bethel Regiment", 2pp. 8vo., Morganton, Apr. 28, 1863 to Major Samuel McDowell Tate of the 6th N.C. Regt. Tate mentions that he has been sent a

Lot: 1263 - FORESEEING THE ATTACK ON FORT SUMTER

FORESEEING THE ATTACK ON FORT SUMTER Prophetic content A.L.S., 6pp., 4to., Statesville, N.C., Mar. 4, 1861 in which Marshall Bell writes a friend. In part: " ... [I will] give you a more satisfactory account of our state of affairs.. Iredell County

Lot: 1264 - GUT-WOUNDED YANKEE IN POOR HANDS

GUT-WOUNDED YANKEE IN POOR HANDS A good war-date Union soldier's letter, 4pp. 8vo., written by Private Henry G. Mervine, "Camp of 17th N. Y. Battery," Fairfax C. H., Va., April 22, 1864, in small part: "…the news about poor brother Charles is

Lot: 1265 - MOTHER OF A MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER SEEKS NEWS OF

MOTHER OF A MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER SEEKS NEWS OF HER SON War-date A.L.S., 1p. 4to., Marblehead, Nov. 18, 1861, from a James Gregory to Rev. A.H. Quint, chaplain of the 2nd Massachusetts Volunteers, inquiring after the health of his son in the army.

Lot: 1266 - PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT FIGHTS

PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT FIGHTS CONFEDERATES IN TENNESSEE Excellent content A.L.S., 2pp. 4to., Nicholsville, Kentucky, Jan. 12, 1863, from Lieutenant Isaac D. Landis of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry to his parents. Landis described his unit's

Lot: 1267 - PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT RECORDS A

PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT RECORDS A CONGRATULATORY LETTER FROM GENERAL SAMUEL CARTER Good content A.L.S.3pp. 4to., Richmond, Kentucky, Jan. 9, 1863, from Lieutenant Isaac D. Landis of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry to his parents. Landis opens

Lot: 1268 - MUTINOUS PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRYMEN ASSAULT THEIR

MUTINOUS PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRYMEN ASSAULT THEIR OFFICERS Most surprising unsigned manuscript document, 1p. 4to. [Lexington, North Carolina, n.d.], a rough draft of an official statement in the hand of Lieutenant Isaac D. Landis of the 9th

Lot: 1269 - Q. M. GEN. ABRAHAM MYERS LODGES A CONFEDERATE

Q. M. GEN. ABRAHAM MYERS LODGES A CONFEDERATE OFFICER An anonymous Confederate officer's letter, 1p. oblong 4to., Richmond, June 22, [1862?] concerning his arrival at the front and being well supplied while staying with Jewish C.S.A. Quarter Master

Lot: 1270 - REBEL CAVALRY SKIRMISHING

REBEL CAVALRY SKIRMISHING War-date Union soldier's letter, 4pp. 8vo., written by Pvt. Robert Henry Greenfield, Co. I, 1st New York Dragoons to his wife, [n.p.], July 5, 1863, in pencil. In part: "...we are laying in an orchard in front of the enemy

Lot: 1271 - REBEL PRISONERS ARE ROUNDED UP AT THE RAPIDAN

REBEL PRISONERS ARE ROUNDED UP AT THE RAPIDAN War-date Union soldier's letter, 3pp. 8vo., written by Pvt. Robert Henry Greenfield, Co. I, 1st New York Dragoons, "Camp near Mitchell's Station, Va.," Feb. 9, 1864, to his wife. In part: "…I have

Lot: 1272 - REBEL SURGEON MUST SEE HIS DYING WIFE

REBEL SURGEON MUST SEE HIS DYING WIFE War-date Confederate medical content letter, 2pp. 4to., written by Surgeon Benjamin W. Avent, Kingston, Ga., Mar. 12, 1864 to Army of Tennessee Medical Director Samuel H. Stout. In part: "...I received this

Lot: 1273 - REBELS "CANNOT STAND BEFORE THEIR OUR SEVEN

REBELS "CANNOT STAND BEFORE THEIR OUR SEVEN SHOOTERS" War-date Union soldier's letter, 3pp. 8vo., written by Pvt. Robert Henry Greenfield, Co. I, 1st New York Dragoons, "Camp near Malvern Hill, Va.," May 16, 1864, in pencil to his wife. During

Lot: 1274 - SAN FRANCISCANS ENLIST BECAUSE THERE'S NO WORK!

SAN FRANCISCANS ENLIST BECAUSE THERE'S NO WORK! Fine content written by a certain Frank E. Glover, 3pp. 8vo., San Francisco, Cal., Sept. 16, [1863?], to "Mr. Freeman" updating him on conditions in the city. In part: "...I have…become

Lot: 1275 - SOLDIER INSISTS HE'S NOT DEAD - WISHES HIS CAPTAIN

SOLDIER INSISTS HE'S NOT DEAD - WISHES HIS CAPTAIN WAS A good war-date Union soldier's letter, 4pp. 8vo., written by Pvt. Benjamin F. Landan, Co. K, 3rd Penn. Heavy Artillery, to his friend Miss Laura J. Morgan. In part: "…I went out to the

Lot: 1276 - SOLDIER IS HASTILY BURIED AT SHILOH

SOLDIER IS HASTILY BURIED AT SHILOH Union soldier's war-date letter, 1p. lega folio, written by Pvt. Samuel H. Smith, Co. E, 32nd Illinois Vols., [deserted at the end of the war on 7/22/65] "Camp near Corinth, Miss.", June 8, 1862, concerning the

Lot: 1277 - SURGEON TORTURES A PATIENT TO FORCE HIM BACK INTO

SURGEON TORTURES A PATIENT TO FORCE HIM BACK INTO THE RANKS Sadistic Union surgeon's letter, 4pp. 8vo., written by Sur. Orin Warren, 33rd Mass. Vols., Stafford Court House, Va., Mar. 2, 1863 to his brother in law Asst. Surgeon William C. Towle of

Lot: 1278 - TOUGH CONFEDERATE REQUESTS LIGHT DUTY AFTER HIS

TOUGH CONFEDERATE REQUESTS LIGHT DUTY AFTER HIS HAND IS AMPUTATED A great war-date Confederate soldier's A.D.S., 1p. oblong 8vo., written by Pvt. Joseph Ghoalson (Goalson in the CW database), Co. B, 34th Virginia Infantry, "Tenches near Petersburg,

Lot: 1279 - UNION SOLDIERS FIRE CANNON AT PASSING SHIPS,

UNION SOLDIERS FIRE CANNON AT PASSING SHIPS, CAPTURE SPIES Two Union soldier's war-date letters, totaling 8pp. 8vo., both written on patriotic stationery by Pvt. William W. Smith, Co. H, 8th Illinois Vols., [KIA Shiloh 4/6/62 as a member of the

Lot: 1280 - UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS LETTERS

UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS LETTERS Pair of good content U.C.V. letters. Includes: Trans-Mississippi UCV letter, 2pp. 4to., written, on colorfully printed "PAT CLEBURNE CAMP NO. 222, United Confederate Veterans" stationery, by John Moore, formerly

Lot: 1281 - VICTORY IN "CANTUCKY", AND MANASSAS IS "SODOM AND

VICTORY IN "CANTUCKY", AND MANASSAS IS "SODOM AND GOMORRAH" A great Confederate soldier's letter, 4pp. 4to., on trimmed Confederate patriotic stationery, by Pvt. James F. Cameron, [KIA Gettysburg, 7/2/63], Co. B, 11th Alabama Infantry, Manassas

Lot: 1282 - VIRGINIA WOMAN SEEKS TO RECOVER HER

VIRGINIA WOMAN SEEKS TO RECOVER HER YANKEE-OCCUPIED HOME Good content group of six manuscript documents, all pertainign to the efforts of Ann C. Wood to recover her home and a lot of land in City Point occupied by members of the U.S. Treasury and

Lot: 1283 - YANKEE AND CONFEDERATE PICKETS EXCHANGE THREATS

YANKEE AND CONFEDERATE PICKETS EXCHANGE THREATS War-date Union officer's letter, 3pp. 4to., written by 2nd Lt. Wallace McGrath, Co. K, 15th Ohio Vols., "Head Quarters. 1st Brigade", [n. p., but Murfreesboro, Tenn.], Mar. 15, 1863. In part: "...on

Lot: 1284 - YANKEE PRISONERS HAVE THEIR THROATS SLIT

YANKEE PRISONERS HAVE THEIR THROATS SLIT Good war-date Union soldier's letter, 3pp. 8vo., written by Pvt. William W. Black, Co. C, 210th Penn. Vols., "Camp in the Woods," Dec. 13, 1864. In part: "…we was out on a raid and hant got back yet.

Lot: 1285 - U.S. SANITARY COMMISSION BROADSIDE

U.S. SANITARY COMMISSION BROADSIDE Printed broadside, 1p. folio, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1865, reprinting a statement by U.S. Sanitary Commission Superintendant of Special Relief Frederick N. Knapp, calling for the establishment of "Disabled

Lot: 1286 - UNION DOCUMENT GROUPING

UNION DOCUMENT GROUPING Five blank Pennsylvania recruiting claims forms used to pay commissions to those who recruited officers or sutlers into the state's service, an 1862 Treasury Dept. document paying wages to the father of deceased soldier

Lot: 1287 - C.S.A. SUBSISTENCE DEPT. NOTICE

C.S.A. SUBSISTENCE DEPT. NOTICE Late C.S.A. Subsistence Dept. notice, 1p. 8vo., Richmond, Feb. 20, 1865. As food for the struggling Confederate Army becomes scarce, Commissary Gen. J. M. St. John advises all commissary officers: "...Embarrassed

Lot: 1288 - COLT FIREARMS LEDGER SHEET

COLT FIREARMS LEDGER SHEET Ledger sheets, 4pp. legal folio, Dec. 31, 1863, two pages of which concern accounts between Colt and one Alexander H. Doty. It appears that Colt is providing Doty, a sub-contractor, with payroll, meals, and sundry other

Lot: 1289 - GEORGIA OATH OF ALLEGIANCE

GEORGIA OATH OF ALLEGIANCE A rare war-date Union army oath of allegiance printed on adversity paper, a section of letterhead from the Merchants' & Planters Bank, Savannah, which served as a Confederate parole for a Georgia soldier. The document

Lot: 1290 - VIRGINIA BANK OF THE COMMONWEALTH $4.00 BILL (5)

VIRGINIA BANK OF THE COMMONWEALTH $4.00 BILL (5) Lot of five (5) Confederate Virginia Bank of the Commonwealth $4.00 bills, an "emergency" issue made on June 1, 1862. All but one are very fine, that one has a tiny corner reinforcement on verso made

Lot: 1291 - CONFEDERATE CURRENCY FRAMED DISPLAY

CONFEDERATE CURRENCY FRAMED DISPLAY Fine framed display, 22" square, featuring a Confederate States of America Richmond ten dollar note, beneath a print by artist Mort Kunstler, entitled "Legends in Gray", depicting Confederate general Robert E.

Lot: 1292 - CONFEDERATE BANK NOTES

CONFEDERATE BANK NOTES Pair of Confederate bank notes, includes $100 note issued at Richmond, Dec. 1, 1862, no. 87993, the reverse bearing a stamp: "ISSUED FROM ASST. TREAS. OFF. JACKSON MISS" with another stamp from Augusta, the second note a

Lot: 1293 - "THE FIRST READING OF THE EMANCIPATION

"THE FIRST READING OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION" IN VINTAGE FRAME Civil War-era engraving, 33" x 24" (sight), entitled "The First reading of the Emancipation Proclamation Before the Cabinet", published in 1866 by printer Alexander Hay Ritchie

Lot: 1294 - DUNKER CHURCH LITHOGRAPH

DUNKER CHURCH LITHOGRAPH Modern production lithograph, 14 1/2" x 21 1/2" (sight), showing Union forces in the foreground advancing on Confederate lines in front of the Dunker Church at the Battle of Antietam. The partial title "Antietam" is visible

Lot: 1295 - THE LAST CONFEDERATE FLAG AND THE FIRST SERMON FOR

THE LAST CONFEDERATE FLAG AND THE FIRST SERMON FOR FREED BLACKS IN RICHMOND A rare and most desirable relic, a small section of the last Confederate flag to fly over the Capitol of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia. The remnant is an approx. 2"

Lot: 1296 - STEREOVIEWS

STEREOVIEWS Stereoview collection, eight pieces including Soldier's monument, Boston; Wheat Field from Little Round Top, Gettysburg on gray mount; "The Soldier's Farewell" on gray mount; artists renditions of Gettysburg (3), and Arlington Cemetery

Lot: 1297 - JEFFERSON DAVIS SATIRICAL CDV'S

JEFFERSON DAVIS SATIRICAL CDV'S Good lot of 25 carte de visites, each approx. 2 1/2" x 4", all bearing cartoons or photo-montage illustrations lampooning Confederate president Jefferson Davis. Of the examples presented here, the 21 depict Davis in

Lot: 1298 - "ULYSSES S. GRANT" BY JAMES THOMAS NEUMANN

"ULYSSES S. GRANT" BY JAMES THOMAS NEUMANN Signed print, 19 1/2" x 24", entitled "Ulysses S. Grant", an equestrian portrait of that general in a winter setting. The print is signed beneath the image by the artist, JAMES THOMAS NEUMANN. Framed, very

Lot: 1299 - CIVIL WAR PRINT BY DALE GALLION

CIVIL WAR PRINT BY DALE GALLION Fine signed print by Civil War artist Dale Gallion, 15 1/2" x 33 1/2", a depiction of Irish Brigade soldiers under Colonel Pat Kelly advancing on Confederate defenders at Stony Hill during the second day of the

Lot: 1300 - CONFEDERATE "SAVANNAH REPUBLICAN" REPORTS ON

CONFEDERATE "SAVANNAH REPUBLICAN" REPORTS ON SHERMAN, EARLY, MOSBY AND MORE Good pair of late Civil War-date Confederate newspapers, both rather crudely printed on cheap paper and both published after the capture of the city of Savannah, Georgia by

Lot: 1301 - CIVIL WAR ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPERS

CIVIL WAR ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPERS Large lot of Civil War-date illustrated newspapers, includes; the April 5, 1862 edition of The Illustrated London News, featuring a cover illustration of the ironclad CSS MERRIMACK destroying the frigate USS

Lot: 1302 - CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY SHOULDER SCALES

CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY SHOULDER SCALES Complete pair of shoulder scales with mounting implements. Light artillery, cavalry troops, and some NCO's, musicians and privates of infantry units went to the front decorated with brass scales on their

Lot: 1303 - AUSTRIAN MODEL 1854 BAYONET

AUSTRIAN MODEL 1854 BAYONET Austrian Model 1854 socket bayonet, 19" blade, 22 1/4" overall, intended for use with the Model 1854 Lorenz rifle. Unusually for bayonets of the era, this model features a flattened cruciform blade and a helical mortise

Lot: 1304 - CIVIL WAR "BULLSEYE" CANTEEN

CIVIL WAR "BULLSEYE" CANTEEN Civil War-era tin canteen, 8" dia., each side showing seven rings in a "bullseye" pattern, and with the pewter spout bearing the partially-legible mark "...Hadden...Port...Phila..." The canteen is missing its original

Lot: 1305 - CIVIL WAR "BULLSEYE" CANTEEN

CIVIL WAR "BULLSEYE" CANTEEN Civil War-era tin canteen, 8" dia., each side showing seven rings in a "bullseye" pattern. The pewter spout is unmarked, and the canteen lacks its shoulder strap and wool cover; however, the original cork spout is

Lot: 1306 - M1858 CANTEEN

M1858 CANTEEN Civil War-era M-1858 canteen, 7 1/2" dia., of two-piece tin construction with smooth sides, unmarked. The shoulder strap and wool covering are both missing; however the original cork stopper is present, secured by a chain attached to

Lot: 1307 - 108TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER'S BACKPACK

108TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER'S BACKPACK Civil War-era backpack, approx. 15" x 11" x 3 1/4", constructed of tarred canvas stretched over a box-like wood frame and pinned. The front flap of the pack bears the white stenciled label "108 NYV", identifying

Lot: 1308 - CIVIL WAR TARRED CANVAS BACKPACK

CIVIL WAR TARRED CANVAS BACKPACK Tarred canvas Union Civil War backpack, approx. 18" x 18 1/2" (closed), with shoulder straps present and intact, showing original brass fittings. The front flap is partially detached from the remainder of the pack,

Lot: 1309 - MALVERN HILL - YANKEE AND CONFEDERATE BULLETS

MALVERN HILL - YANKEE AND CONFEDERATE BULLETS Pair of bullets, one Union and one Confederate, picked up on Malvern Hill battlefield with ca. 1920s envelope.

Lot: 1310 - CIVIL WAR EXCAVATED BULLETS

CIVIL WAR EXCAVATED BULLETS Good group of twelve Civil War bullets and pieces of shot, all excavated from camps near the battlefields at Perryville, the Wilderness, Port Hudson, and Winchester. The examples here include .58 and .69 caliber Minie

Lot: 1311 - C.S.A. FORK TONGUE BUCKLE

C.S.A. FORK TONGUE BUCKLE Brass fork-tongue buckle, 3 1/4" x 2 1/2", as worn by many Confederate soldiers. Shows original filing marks, with a brown-green patina overall, else very good

Lot: 1312 - CIVIL WAR-ERA MOURNING CAPE

CIVIL WAR-ERA MOURNING CAPE A Civil War-era woman's mourning winter cape, crafted in very heavy padded wool lined in silk, and featuring bracelet length sleeves, braid trim, tab collar, and button-and-cord closures at top. A few buttons missing,

Lot: 1313 - GETTYSBURG "WAR LOG"

GETTYSBURG "WAR LOG" A section of wood split-rail fence, 39" long, bearing an embedded flattened lead rifle ball, and mounted with a vintage typed catalog card, in full: "A relic of the Gettysburg battle. A piece of rail fence, found many years

Lot: 1314 - "SEMPER FIDELIS" GOLD HANGING MEDAL

"SEMPER FIDELIS" GOLD HANGING MEDAL Elaborate, beautifully-crafted 14 karat yellow and rose gold medallion, 4" tall overall in threee pieces supported by chains, much fine work including laurel leaves, banner, eagles, swords, dates "1869" and

Lot: 1315 - "THE SUNBURST OF IRELAND" FENIAN BROTHERHOOD PRINT

"THE SUNBURST OF IRELAND" FENIAN BROTHERHOOD PRINT Large-scale original color lithograph, 32" x 45 1/2" (sight), entitled "The Sunburst of Irleand", and featuring numerous scenes and symbols related to the Irish Republican movement and the Fenian

Lot: 1316 - IRISH-AMERICAN "SUNBURST" SILK EMBROIDERY

IRISH-AMERICAN "SUNBURST" SILK EMBROIDERY Blue silk textile, 12 1/2" x 17 1/2" (sight), possibly a segment of a regimental flag, depicting an Irish flag and a thirteen-star American flag in silk thread on either side of a harp in the form of a

Lot: 1317 - LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION SOUVENIR

LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION SOUVENIR HANDKERCHIEF Silk handkerchief, 11 1/2" x 11 3/4", a souvenir of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in St. Louis from April 30, to December 1, 1904, and bearing the likeness of President Theodore Roosevelt

Lot: 1318 - CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS CAMP BANNER

CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS CAMP BANNER Original swallowtail-style flag, 50" x 34 1/2", constructed of dark blue bunting, with applied yellow fabric letters reading: "Company, 2774 Camp - BF - 2 Arrowwood", indicating that it was used at the

Lot: 1319 - "UNION CLUB" BAMBOO CANE

"UNION CLUB" BAMBOO CANE Finished bamboo cane, ca. 1860, 34" long with metal ferrule, the top of the cane bearing a brass cap engraved: "C. R. Flint Union Club". Bamboo is splitting near the bottom with a small loss, else very good. The Union Club

Lot: 1320 - COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION AWARD CERTIFICATE

COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION AWARD CERTIFICATE Very large, attractive monochrome engraving, 23" x 29", a certificate awarding a medal (not present) to the firm of Elias Goebel & Sohn of Germany for the merit of their displays during the 1893 World's

Lot: 1321 - CONNECTICUT QUARANTINE SIGNS

CONNECTICUT QUARANTINE SIGNS Good lot of three early-twentieth century card stock signs, each 9 1/4" x 6 1/4", intended to be posted in locations quarantined due to outbreaks of various diseases. Two signs bear warnings against individual diseases

Lot: 1322 - ANTI-FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION POSTER

ANTI-FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION POSTER Unusual American satirical poster, 17 1/2" x 22 1/2", likely circa 1960's-70's, depicting a portly German soldier with glasses and a "stahlhelm", framed by the exclamation "Seig [sic] Health!", and with a

Lot: 1323 - MAN IS KILLED FOR REFUSING TO QUIT GAMBLING - GETS

MAN IS KILLED FOR REFUSING TO QUIT GAMBLING - GETS NEW PANTS AND SOCKS FOR HIS FUNERAL! Yet another good reason to quit gambling: offered here is a partly-printed receipt issued by a general store in Miles, Montana, 1p. oblong 8vo., Apr. 5, 1882 in

Lot: 1324 - THE NEW YORK "INDEPENDENT" REPORTS ON THE

THE NEW YORK "INDEPENDENT" REPORTS ON THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION Historic Civil War-era newspaper, 8pp. folio, the Jan. 8, 1863 edition of "The Independent", a New York newspaper edited at the time by noted abolitionist HENRY WARD BEECHER

Lot: 1325 - COLONIAL CONNECTICUT RECEIPT FOR THE SALE OF A

COLONIAL CONNECTICUT RECEIPT FOR THE SALE OF A SLAVE Excessively rare manuscript signed document., a colonial New England slave receipt, 1p. oblong 8vo., Canterbury, CT, January 1, 1763 in which it is stated: "I Seth Dean and Lydia his wife in

Lot: 1326 - 1845 CUBAN SLAVE DOCUMENT

1845 CUBAN SLAVE DOCUMENT Manuscript D.S., 1p. legal folio, Havana, Oct. 24, 1845, in Spanish, a slave-related document apparently leasing the labor of five slaves. Some ink erosion, else very good.

Lot: 1327 - SOUTH CAROLINA MORTGAGE OF SEVEN NAMED SLAVES

SOUTH CAROLINA MORTGAGE OF SEVEN NAMED SLAVES Partly-printed D.S., 1p. folio, St. Paul's Parish, South Carolina, March 2, 1840, a six month mortgage of $1,500 by John Boyle to William Washington, who offers as collateral seven slaves, named three

Lot: 1328 - PETITION FOR THE PARTITION OF A SOUTH CAROLINA

PETITION FOR THE PARTITION OF A SOUTH CAROLINA ESTATE, INCLUDING FOUR NAMED SLAVES Manuscript D.S., 1p., South Carolina, Feb. 20, 1809, a petition drafted by the law partnership of John Geddes and Edward Peter Croft on behalf of Joseph Seibert and

Lot: 1329 - SOUTH CAROLINA LEGAL COMPLAINT SEEKS THE RETURN OF

SOUTH CAROLINA LEGAL COMPLAINT SEEKS THE RETURN OF TWENTY-FIVE "NEGROES" Manuscript document, 5pp. folio, South Carolina, July 9, 1796, a complaint filed by James and Catharine Stone against William Page and Joseph Dopson, Jr., executors of the

Lot: 1330 - TENNESSEE SLAVE BILL OF SALE FOR MOTHER AND INFANT

TENNESSEE SLAVE BILL OF SALE FOR MOTHER AND INFANT CHILD Manuscript slave bill of sale, 1p. legal folio, Chattanooga, Tn., Apr. 21, 1856 in which purchaser nancy J. McMillan buys: "...a Negro girl, Eliza by name age about Nineteen Years, and her

Lot: 1331 - EX-SLAVE OWNERS REGISTRATION BUREAU LETTER AND

EX-SLAVE OWNERS REGISTRATION BUREAU LETTER AND FORM Good pair of printed documents, both related to the compensation of former slave owners in the South. Includes: Typed unsigned advertising letter, 1p. 4to., Savannah, [n.d., circa 1893], on the

Lot: 1332 - "STANDARD PLAN FOR THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION

"STANDARD PLAN FOR THE ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF KLANS IN PENNSYLVANIA" Good group of three documents, all related to the establishment, organization and leadership hierarchy of Ku Klux Klan "Klaverns" (local chapters) in Pennsylvania,

Lot: 1333 - "KU KLUX KISMET" SHEET MUSIC

"KU KLUX KISMET" SHEET MUSIC Original piece of sheet music, the march "Ku Klux Kismet", by Mary Gue (Aransas Pass, Texas: Walter Ardrell Riggs), 1924, 5pp. 4to. The score features a cover illustration of a robed Klansman gripping an American flag

Lot: 1334 - "THE BIRTH OF A NATION" ADVERTISING PAMPHLET

"THE BIRTH OF A NATION" ADVERTISING PAMPHLET Original lithograph pamphlet, 8pp. 12mo., circa 1915, advertising D.W. Griffith's silent film, "The Birth of a Nation", a three-hour epic chronicling the Civil War and the postwar reconstruction, best

Lot: 1335 - "THE BRIGHT FIERY CROSS"

"THE BRIGHT FIERY CROSS" Ku Klux Klan sheet music, "The Bright Fiery Cross" by Alvin O. De Ree, 4pp. large 4to., 1913, shows hooded Klansmen and a red cross on the cover, the lyrics essentially pledging life-long commitment to the organization. A

Lot: 1336 - "THE KOURIER" MAGAZINE

"THE KOURIER" MAGAZINE Good pair of issues of "The Kourier"', the monthly magazine of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, Inc., published in Atlanta, includes: The August 1928 edition of "The Kourier", 32pp. small 4to., containing many articles

Lot: 1337 - "WOMEN OF THE KU KLUX KLAN" EPHEMERA

"WOMEN OF THE KU KLUX KLAN" EPHEMERA Good lot of four items of ephemera, all related to the Women of the Ku Klux Klan, circa 1920's. Includes: Printed document, 1p. oblong 8vo., an "Application for Admission to the Second Degree, Invisible Empire,

Lot: 1338 - 1920S KLAN CORRESPONDENCE

1920S KLAN CORRESPONDENCE Group of three documents issued by the Imperial Wizard and Imperial Kligrap of the Ku Klux Klan, 4pp. 4to., Atlanta, ca. 1924, signed with rubber stamps. The first document, addressed to: "...ALL GENII, GRAND DRAGONS AND

Lot: 1339 - ALTOONA KU KLUX KLAN "LILLY FUND" ARCHIVE

ALTOONA KU KLUX KLAN "LILLY FUND" ARCHIVE Historic archive of approx. 30 typed documents, all related to the legal defense fund established by the Pennsylvania Ku Klux Klan following the murder of three citizens of the town of Lilly during an

Lot: 1340 - KLAN IS BESET WITH FRAUDSTERS AND IMPERSONATORS

KLAN IS BESET WITH FRAUDSTERS AND IMPERSONATORS Fascinating group of documents from the files of the Altoona, Pa. chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, all ca. early 1920s. Included are seven letters written by those purporting to be Klan members making

Lot: 1341 - KLANSMAN IS BANISHED FOR "SODOMY"

KLANSMAN IS BANISHED FOR "SODOMY" A most unusual and eyebrow-raising set of internal Ku Klux Klan correspondence, related to the banishment of one Stiles E. Gilliford of the Altoona, Pennsylvania branch of the Klan for committing an act of sodomy.

Lot: 1342 - KLANSMAN IS INVESTIGATED FOR "SEDUCTION,

KLANSMAN IS INVESTIGATED FOR "SEDUCTION, FORNICATION AND BASTARDY" A most interesting archive chronicling an internal investigation by the Altoona, Pennsylvania chapter of the Ku Klux Klan into one of their members, David E. Reed, on charges that

Lot: 1343 - KU KLUX KLAN "HERO CROSS"

KU KLUX KLAN "HERO CROSS" The highest award granted by the Ku Klux Klan, the very rare "Hero Cross", approx. 1 1/4" square, with the obverse depicting Confederate general and early Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest at center, beneath a Klan hood

Lot: 1344 - KU KLUX KLAN BANNER PIN

KU KLUX KLAN BANNER PIN Small silver decorative pin, approx. 1 1/4" long, in the form of a banner bearing the initials "K K K". The reverse bears a pin clasp, and is marked "Sterling" and "Dyer IndPls" (likely Indianapolis). Shows slight tarnish,

Lot: 1345 - KU KLUX KLAN BROCHURES AND PAMPHLETS

KU KLUX KLAN BROCHURES AND PAMPHLETS Good group of eight articles of ephemera, consisting of brochures and pamphlets distributed by the Ku Klux Klan, most circa 1920's but one more recent. Includes: "Official Monthly Bulletin Issued by the

Lot: 1346 - KU KLUX KLAN BUSINESS CARDS, CALLING CARDS AND

KU KLUX KLAN BUSINESS CARDS, CALLING CARDS AND LETTERHEAD Good lot of ten articles of ephemera, consisting of letterhead, business cards, and "calling cards" utilized by various chapters of the Ku Klux Klan, all circa 1970-1980. Includes: Three

Lot: 1347 - KU KLUX KLAN DOCUMENT BLANKS

KU KLUX KLAN DOCUMENT BLANKS Large lot of approx. 15 blank documents of various dimensions, most apparently utilized by the Ku Klux Klan during its heyday in the 1920's, with several more recent. The documents presented here include two application

Lot: 1348 - KU KLUX KLAN GAVEL WITH ORDER FORM

KU KLUX KLAN GAVEL WITH ORDER FORM Black-painted wood gavel, 10" long, double-sided, stamped with the initials "KKK" at the top of the head. Shows signs of wear to both side of the head and the handle, else very good. Sold with a blank printed

Lot: 1349 - KU KLUX KLAN HOOD AND ROBE

KU KLUX KLAN HOOD AND ROBE White cotton Ku Klux Klan hood, robe and rope belt, ca. 1920's. The hood bears a red tassel at the tip and stitched eye openings. The mesh interior support identifies the hood as a size 7 1/8, and is stamped with the

Lot: 1350 - KU KLUX KLAN HOOD AND ROBE

KU KLUX KLAN HOOD AND ROBE White cotton Ku Klux Klan hood, robe and rope belt, ca. 1920's. The hood bears a red tassel at the tip and stitched eye openings. The mesh interior support identifies the hood as a size 7 1/2, and bears the handwritten

Lot: 1351 - KU KLUX KLAN HOOD AND ROBE

KU KLUX KLAN HOOD AND ROBE White cotton Ku Klux Klan hood, robe and rope belt, likely post-World War II. The hood bears a faded red tassel at the tip and crudely cut eye openings, with no rear flap. The mesh interior support identifies the hood as

Lot: 1352 - KU KLUX KLAN HOOD AND ROBE

KU KLUX KLAN HOOD AND ROBE White cotton Ku Klux Klan hood, robe and rope belt, likely post-World War II. The hood bears crudely cut eye openings, with the rear flap roughly cut off. No interior stiffener or markings are present. The robe is

Lot: 1353 - KU KLUX KLAN KEY PIN

KU KLUX KLAN KEY PIN Silver decorative pin, approx. 2 1/4" long, in the shape of a key with a shield bearing the initials "KKK" and several other designs at the bow. A long pin clasp is fitted to the back, and the reverse of the bit is stamped

Lot: 1354 - KU KLUX KLAN KNIGHTS OF KAMELLIA ROBE PATCH

KU KLUX KLAN KNIGHTS OF KAMELLIA ROBE PATCH Early Klan Knights of Kamellia embroidered cloth patch typically sewn to the left breast of a klansman's white robe. This example, 4 1/2" dia., is from the ca. 1925 files of the Altoona, Pa. Klan chapter

Lot: 1355 - KU KLUX KLAN PERSONAL PROPERTY TAG

KU KLUX KLAN PERSONAL PROPERTY TAG An unusual Klan item, a small brass alloy tag, approx. 1 1/2" x 3/4", bearing a small image of a mounted and robed Klansman with the initials "KKK". The tag is further inscribed: "Please Return To" around the

Lot: 1356 - KU KLUX KLAN POSTCARDS

KU KLUX KLAN POSTCARDS Good pair of circa 1920's color postcards, each 3 1/2" x 5 1/2", both depicting images related to the Ku Klux Klan of that era. The first features a colorized photo depicting a mounted Klansman in a burgundy robe with a white

Lot: 1357 - KU KLUX KLAN RALLY ADVERTISING FLYER

KU KLUX KLAN RALLY ADVERTISING FLYER Scarce original printed flyer, 1p. 4to., advertising an "Open Meeting" of the United Klans of America, to be held on Saturday, January 28, 1967 at the Ellis Auditorium in Memphis, Tennessee. The flyer is

Lot: 1358 - KU KLUX KLAN RALLY ADVERTISING FLYER

KU KLUX KLAN RALLY ADVERTISING FLYER Scarce original printed flyer, 1p. 4to., advertising a "KKK Rally" to be held on July 9, 1971, "8 Miles East of McComb [Mississippi] on Highway 98". The speaker of the evening is announced as ROBERT M.

Lot: 1359 - KU KLUX KLAN SKULL AND CROSSBONES LAPEL PIN

KU KLUX KLAN SKULL AND CROSSBONES LAPEL PIN Small copper lapel pin, approx. 3 /4" x 1/2", with red cut stones for the eyes and a clear stone at center. The initials "K K K" are applied across the forehead in black enamel. No further markings are

Lot: 1360 - KU KLUX KLAN SKULL LAPEL PIN

KU KLUX KLAN SKULL LAPEL PIN Small brass or copper lapel pin, approx. 1/2" square, in the form of a skull with two red stones for eyes over two crossed keys, all on a sunburst background. The initials "KKK" are applied on the forehead of the skull

Lot: 1361 - KU KLUX KLAN TOKENS

KU KLUX KLAN TOKENS Good lot of six tokens utilized by the Ku Klux Klan during their most active period in the 1920's through 1940's. All measure approx. 1 1/4" dia., with four brass and two nickel alloy. All feature such Klan mottoes as "Non Silba

Lot: 1362 - KU KLUX KLAN WASHINGTON D.C. PROCESSION SOUVENIR

KU KLUX KLAN WASHINGTON D.C. PROCESSION SOUVENIR POCKET MIRROR An unusual Ku Klux Klan item, a pocket mirror, 3 1/2" x 2 1/2", bearing the image of a large Klan procession before a burning cross. The sides of the image show the vertically-placed

Lot: 1363 - LOUISIANA DRINKER IS INVITED TO A KU KLUX KLAN

LOUISIANA DRINKER IS INVITED TO A KU KLUX KLAN GATHERING Most unique unsigned manuscript letter, 2pp. large 12mo., Opelousas, Louisiana, [n.d., likely 1920's], to a Robert Perkins, an invitation to attend a meeting of the Ku Klux Klan, in full:

Lot: 1364 - ORIGINAL PHOTO OF A KU KLUX KLAN BAND

ORIGINAL PHOTO OF A KU KLUX KLAN BAND Original snapshot photograph, 4 1/2" x 2 1/2" b/w, a circa 1925 view of a Ku Klux Klan marching band, dressed in white uniforms with dark trim and sporting high hats with white drapes at the rear, led by a drum

Lot: 1365 - PRO-KU KLUX KLAN WARNING SIGN

PRO-KU KLUX KLAN WARNING SIGN A racist and derogatory warning sign, 8 1/2" x 6", likely dating from the 1960's, intended to be displayed in businesses supportive of the Ku Klux Klan. It reads, in full: "All Money Received from Sales to Niggers Will

Lot: 1366 - TENNESSEE "KLIGRAPP'S" QUARTERLY REPORTS

TENNESSEE "KLIGRAPP'S" QUARTERLY REPORTS Good group of eight partly-printed D.S.'s, each 2pp. long 4to., quarterly reports prepared by William A. Dowdy, "Kligrapp" (secretary) of Klan chapter No. 52 in Collierville, Tennessee, all between 1925 and

Lot: 1367 - TENNESSEE KLANSMAN'S APPLICATION FORMS

TENNESSEE KLANSMAN'S APPLICATION FORMS Good group of three documents, all related to the efforts of a John Foster Sigge to join the Collierville, Tennessee chapter of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. Includes: Partly-printed D.S., 2pp. 4to.,

Lot: 1368 - THE LYNCHING OF ALLEN BROOKS

THE LYNCHING OF ALLEN BROOKS A particularly disturbing piece of American history, a real-photo postcard, 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" sepia, an unsettling view of the lynching of Allen Brooks, a black citizen of Dallas, Texas, on March 3, 1910. The image shows

Lot: 1369 - TICKET TO A KU KLUX KLAN FIELD DAY IN PORTLAND,

TICKET TO A KU KLUX KLAN FIELD DAY IN PORTLAND, MAINE Scarce item of Ku Klux Klan ephemera, a printed card ticket, 3" x 6 1/4", granting the bearer admittance to a "Ku Klux Klan Field Day & Parade" held in Portland, Maine on Aug. 28, 1926. The

Lot: 1370 - WASHINGTON D.C. KLAN PARADE ORIGINAL PHOTO

WASHINGTON D.C. KLAN PARADE ORIGINAL PHOTO Original silver gelatin print, 8" x 10"bw, a view looking down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., showing ranks upon ranks of Ku Klux Klan officers, flag bearer's, musicians and robed members on

Lot: 1371 - RACIALLY INSENSITIVE POST CARDS

RACIALLY INSENSITIVE POST CARDS Lot of nine postcards, each printed by southern publishers and presenting stereotypical, racially insensitive depictions of African-Americans. These include two depictions of black children eating watermelon (one

Lot: 1372 - RACIST PENNY SONG SHEETS

RACIST PENNY SONG SHEETS Pair of mid-to-late 1800's song sheets, each 1p. 8vo., includes: "Whack Row De Dow", a patriotic tune with vignette of a slave woman and black minstrel, and "Sambo, I Have Missed You", a ridiculous song of slave courtship.

Lot: 1373 - AFRICAN-AMERICAN STEREOVIEWS

AFRICAN-AMERICAN STEREOVIEWS Fine group of 23 stereoviews, 20 bearing realistic image of blacks in the late 1800s - early 1900s, including "American Negro Troops who helped break the Hindenburg Line", cotton harvesting ("Away Down South Among the

Lot: 1374 - CLAY PIPE IN SHAPE OF SLAVE'S HEAD

CLAY PIPE IN SHAPE OF SLAVE'S HEAD Clay pipe bowl, 1 1/2" tall, 2" wide, depicting the face and head of a slave. In excellent "dug" condition.

Lot: 1375 - NEW YORK COLORED HOME AND HOSPITAL CORRESPONDENCE

NEW YORK COLORED HOME AND HOSPITAL CORRESPONDENCE An important pair of 1872 letters written physician William Osborn Ballantine (1848-1929) from the Colored Home and Hospital of New York City. The institution was established to care for New York's

Lot: 1376 - "THIS AMAZING AMERICA" GREYHOUND BROCHURE

"THIS AMAZING AMERICA" GREYHOUND BROCHURE Printed advertising brochure for Greyhound Bus Lines, 24pp. 8vo.,entitled "This Amazing America and published 1938, listing 140 places of interest throughout the United States and Canada, all accessible by

Lot: 1377 - (PROPAGANDA) FORD MOTOR CO, WEEKLY "TALKS"

(PROPAGANDA) FORD MOTOR CO, WEEKLY "TALKS" Large collection of 130+ 4pp. pamphlets headed: "A Talk Given On the Ford Sunday Evening Hour" by W. J. Cameron. The show was a concert radio series sponsored by the Ford Motor Company with a "talk" given

Lot: 1378 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN

ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1809-1865) Sixteenth President of the United States who led the Union through the Civil War and emancipated the slaves, assassinated. LINCOLN MAKES A CAPTAIN OF THE FUTURE FOUNDER OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION Historically

Lot: 1379 - FORD'S THEATRE "OUR AMERICAN COUSIN" CA. 1870S

FORD'S THEATRE "OUR AMERICAN COUSIN" CA. 1870S BROADSIDE Ca. 1870s broadside issued by Ford's Theatre for the April 14, 1865 production of "Our American Cousin", the very play watched by Abraham Lincoln when he was mortally wounded by assassin John

Lot: 1380 - FABRIC SWATCH FROM ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S CARRIAGE

FABRIC SWATCH FROM ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S CARRIAGE Square swatch of patterned blue fabric, 2" square, believed to have been taken from the lining of a carriage used by Abraham Lincoln while traveling through Westfield, New York, on the way to Washington

Lot: 1381 - ABRAHAM AND MARY LINCOLN HAIR DISPLAY

ABRAHAM AND MARY LINCOLN HAIR DISPLAY A fine pair of Lincoln relics, a total of about a dozen strands of hair of both Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln, separately contained within small magnifying cases matted beneath reproduction images of

Lot: 1382 - WASHINGTON AND LINCOLN HAIR RELIC DISPLAY

WASHINGTON AND LINCOLN HAIR RELIC DISPLAY A fine ensemble of relics from our two most influential presidents, tiny locks of four strands of George Washington's hair and three strands of Abraham Lincoln's hair, each contained within a small

Lot: 1383 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN HAIR DISPLAY

ABRAHAM LINCOLN HAIR DISPLAY A fine Lincoln relic, five strands of hair contained within a small magnifying case and matted along with a reproduction image of the President. An identifying note mounted beneath hair reads, in part: "...Several

Lot: 1384 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION HAIR AND RELIC

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION HAIR AND RELIC PRESENTATION A most impressive presentation for any Lincoln aficionado, combining a small lock of hair from the head of President ABRAHAM LINCOLN (1809-1865), as well as a lock from his wife, First Lady

Lot: 1385 - REVERSE GLASS PAINTED PORTRAIT OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

REVERSE GLASS PAINTED PORTRAIT OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN An unusual American art item, a chest-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln, 17 3/4" x 23 3/4" (sight), reverse-painted on a sheet of glass, likely a contemporary. The painting is unsigned and shows some

Lot: 1386 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN CDV PHOTOS

ABRAHAM LINCOLN CDV PHOTOS Group of three carte de visite images of President Abraham Lincoln, the first measuring 2" x 3 1/2", a chest-up photographic representation, signed and inscribed in blue ink on the verso: "From the Desk of Rufus Rockwell

Lot: 1387 - (ABRAHAM LINCOLN)

(ABRAHAM LINCOLN) Pair of carte de visites, one a photo from life, back mark by Phila. Photographic Co., a bit faded with a light crease, with a composite photo of Lincoln's deathbed scene, no back mark.

Lot: 1388 - (ABRAHAM LINCOLN)

(ABRAHAM LINCOLN) Pair of images, includes engraving of Lincoln and son Tad, 8" x 10", and CDV photo of Lincoln known as the "Speed" photo. Two pieces.

Lot: 1389 - GEORGE WASHINGTON

GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732 - 1799) First President of the United States and commander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Fine, dark ink signature: G. Washington" on a 4" x 1 1/4" slip. Very nicely matted and framed with an early

Lot: 1390 - LITHOGRAPH OF MARTHA WASHINGTON

LITHOGRAPH OF MARTHA WASHINGTON Original late 19th-century lithograph, 10" x 13 1/2" a chest-up depiction of Martha Washington over an American eagle with American flags and additional Revolutionary War-related motifs. The bottom edge bears the

Lot: 1391 - A LOCK OF GEORGE WASHINGTON'S HAIR

A LOCK OF GEORGE WASHINGTON'S HAIR An actual lock of hair, about six strands each over 2" long, taken from the head of George Washington. According to a copy of the original provenance and attestation by renowned expert Charles Hamilton, the hair

Lot: 1392 - "THE LAST WILL & TESTAMENT OF GENERAL GEORGE

"THE LAST WILL & TESTAMENT OF GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON" Original printed pamphlet, "The Last Will & Testament of General George Washington", (Worcester: Isaiah Thomas, Junior), 1800, 23pp. 8vo. Published in February of 1800, shortly after

Lot: 1393 - "MR. GANO'S SERMON, ON THE DEATH OF GENERAL

"MR. GANO'S SERMON, ON THE DEATH OF GENERAL WASHINGTON" Scarce imprint: "Mr. Gano's Sermon, on the Death of General Washington... Delivered Lord's Day, January 5, 1800, Before the Baptist Society in Providence...", by Stephen Gano, Pastor

Lot: 1394 - EULOGY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

EULOGY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON Scarce imprint: "Mr. Porter's Eulogy on Washington...An Eulogy on George Washington...Delivered, Jan. 14th, 1800, Before the Inhabitants of Roxbury...", by Eliphalet Porter, a minister at Roxbury (Boston: Manning &

Lot: 1395 - THOMAS JEFFERSON

THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743 - 1826) Third President of the United States, author and signer of the Declaration of Independence, ceased the importation of slaves to America. Partly-printed D.S. as President, 1p. folio parchment, Washinton, Aug. 8, 1807,

Lot: 1396 - (AMERICAN PRESIDENTS)

(AMERICAN PRESIDENTS) Fine S.P., , 8" x 10" color, a full-length group image of former American presidents GEORGE H.W. BUSH (b. 1924), WILLIAM J. CLINTON (b. 1946), and GERALD FORD (1913-2006), along with comedian and entertainer BOB HOPE

Lot: 1397 - FIRST LADIES

FIRST LADIES S.P., 8" x 10" b/w, a full-length group shot of First Ladies BARBARA BUSH (b. 1925), NANCY REAGAN (1921-2016), ROSALYN CARTER (b. 1927), and BETTY FORD (1918-2011), Each of whom signs beneath the image. Beneath this set of four, First

Lot: 1398 - FIRST LADIES

FIRST LADIES Fine lot of three items signed by First Ladies, includes: GRACE COOLIDGE, fine I.S.P., 5" x 7" b/w, a Harris & Ewing image; BARBARA BUSH, I.S.P. 8" x 10" color, a seated pose dated 1995; and LADY BIRD JOHNSON, signed book:

Lot: 1399 - AN INVITATION TO THE GERALD FORD/ROBERT DOLE

AN INVITATION TO THE GERALD FORD/ROBERT DOLE ELECTION 'VICTORY' PARTY A rare piece of political ephemera, 1p. 12mo., [Washington, November, 1976], an invitation with gold Presidential Seal inviting the bearer to the 'Victory Celebration' on

Lot: 1400 - ANDREW JACKSON

ANDREW JACKSON (1767 - 1845) Seventh President of the United States, "Old Hickory" became a national hero in his defense of New Orleans and as president encouraged Western expansion and paid off the national debt. Partly-printed D.S. as President,

Lot: 1401 - DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Fine association and content T.L.S. "D E" as President on White House letterhead, 1p. large 8vo., Washington, June 13, 1955 to his friend, toy manufacturing mogul David Marx. Ike mentions his "other" favorite pastime, painting,

Lot: 1402 - DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (1890 - 1969) 34th President of the United States, Supreme Commander of Allied forces in Europe during World War II and largely responsible for the successful invasion on D-Day. Unusual D.S. as President, 4pp. 6" x 9 1/4",

Lot: 1403 - DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (1890 - 1969) 34th President of the United States, Supreme Commander of Allied forces in Europe during World War II and largely responsible for the successful invasion on D-Day. Very friendly and personal T.L.S. "Ike", 1p 4to.,

Lot: 1404 - MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER

MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER (1896 - 1979) First Lady, wife of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States. Lot of six T.L.S.s "Mamie Doud Eisenhower" five as First Lady on White House letterhead, each 1p. 8vo., Washington, 1954-60, one on

Lot: 1405 - MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER

MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER (1896 - 1979) First Lady, wife of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States. Lot of two signed items, includes a T.L.S. on her personal letterhead, 1p. 8vo., Gettysburg, June 14, 1971 thanking her correspondent

Lot: 1406 - ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT (1884 - 1962) First Lady, wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States. Eleanor was active in a wide range of liberal and humanitarian projects. Excellent content and association T.L.S., 3pp. 4to., New York,

Lot: 1407 - FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT FAMILY CHRISTMAS CARD

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT FAMILY CHRISTMAS CARD Original printed Christmas card, 5 1/2" x 4 1/2", featuring an image of then-Governor of New York and future President Franklin D. Roosevelt, with his wife Eleanor standing immediately behind them, and

Lot: 1408 - GEORGE H. BUSH

GEORGE H. BUSH (b. 1924) Forty-first President of the United States who ordered the attack on Iraq to liberate Kuwait. Great I.S.P., 10" x 8" color, an informal pose with MALCOLM BALDRIDGE (1922–1987), Secretary of Commerce from 1981 until

Lot: 1409 - GEORGE H.W. BUSH

GEORGE H.W. BUSH (b. 1924) American politician, the 41st President of the United States. S.P., 2 1/2" x 3 1/2", an "Official Card of Operation Yellow Ribbon" trading card, distributed during Operation Desert Storm. Bush signs boldly across the

Lot: 1410 - GEORGE H.W. BUSH

GEORGE H.W. BUSH (b. 1924) American politician, the 41st President of the United States. Signature in blue on the "sweet spot" of a Rawlings Official Major League Baseball. Very good to fine.

Lot: 1411 - GEORGE W. BUSH

GEORGE W. BUSH (b. 1946) Forty-third President of the United States who won his office after a hotly-contested election. Bold signature in silver ink on a 4" sq. sticker, emblazoned with the president's middle initial "W". Fine.

Lot: 1412 - GROVER CLEVELAND

GROVER CLEVELAND (1837 - 1908) 22nd and 24th President of the United States, supported civil service and fiscal reform. Good association partly-printed D.S. as Governor of New York, 1p. oblong folio, Albany, March 21, 1883, re-appointing Samuel

Lot: 1413 - HARRY S. TRUMAN

HARRY S. TRUMAN (1884-1972) 33rd President of the United States who led the country in the closing days of World War II and through the re-building of Europe under the Marshall Plan and the Korean War. I.S.P. 11" x 14" b/w, once a fine chest, up

Lot: 1414 - HENRY WILSON

HENRY WILSON (1812 - 1875) Vice President under U.S. Grant and a founder of the Free Soil Party. Fine content L.S. on Senate letterhead, 1p. 4to., Washington, Mar. 13, 1868 on his attempt to be elected to the Vice Presidency. In part: "...I

Lot: 1415 - HENRY WILSON

HENRY WILSON (1812 - 1875) Vice President under U.S. Grant and a founder of the Free Soil Party. Fine content L.S. on Senate letterhead, 3pp. 4to., Washington, Jan. 29, 1868, on his attempt to be elected to the Vice Presidency. In part: "...I can

Lot: 1416 - HUBERT HUMPHREY

HUBERT HUMPHREY (1911-1978) Vice President of the United States under Johnson (1965-69). I.S.P., 11" x 14" color, a seated pose in his office, inscribed and signed on the mat to his associate, Leo Kramer. Framed.

Lot: 1417 - JAMES A. GARFIELD PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN LETTER

JAMES A. GARFIELD PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN LETTER Fine 1880 Garfield presidential election printed circular, 1p. 4to., issued by the Pro-Garfield electors during the heated 1880 presidential election in which Winfield Scott Hancock waged a "Bloody

Lot: 1418 - BROADSIDE ANNOUNCES THE SHOOTING OF PRESIDENT

BROADSIDE ANNOUNCES THE SHOOTING OF PRESIDENT JAMES GARFIELD BY CHARLES GUITEAU Scarce printed broadside, 6 3/4" x 13", a "Daily Intelligence Extra", reporting the shooting of President James A. Garfield by assassin Charles Guiteau on July 2, 1881.

Lot: 1419 - LUCRETIA GARFIELD WITH JAMES GARFIELD DEATH NOTICE

LUCRETIA GARFIELD WITH JAMES GARFIELD DEATH NOTICE LUCRETIA GARFIELD (1832 - 1918) First Lady, wife of James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States. Bold signature on a small card, Cleveland, 1885. Sold with: a black-bordered mouring

Lot: 1420 - JAMES BUCHANAN

JAMES BUCHANAN (1791 - 1868) Fifteenth President of the United States whose hands-off attitude toward states' rights directly contributed to the start of the Civil War. BUCHANAN ON THE PUBLISHING OF HIS PRESIDENTIAL MEMOIRS, THE FIRST SUCH EVER

Lot: 1421 - JAMES BUCHANAN

JAMES BUCHANAN (1791 - 1868) Fifteenth President of the United States whose hands-off attitude toward states' rights directly contributed to the start of the Civil War. Political content A.L.S. "James Buchanan", 2pp. 8vo., Wheatland, Sep. 2, 1862

Lot: 1422 - JAMES BUCHANAN

JAMES BUCHANAN (1791 - 1868) Fifteenth President of the United States whose hands-off attitude toward states' rights directly contributed to the start of the Civil War. Cut signature, 4 1/4" x 3/4", mounted on a cream backing, matted and framed,

Lot: 1423 - JAMES E. CARTER

JAMES E. CARTER (b. 1924) Thirty-ninth President of the United States who engineered a break-through in Arab-Israeli relations. Good content T.L.S. on his personal letterhead, 1p. 4to., [Atlanta], Nov. 20, 1990, in part: "...I have never done

Lot: 1424 - JAMES E. CARTER

JAMES E. CARTER (b. 1924) Thirty-ninth President of the United States who engineered a break-through in Arab-Israeli relations. S.P. "J. Carter", 11" x 8 1/2" b/w, an image of Carter, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat at the signing of the

Lot: 1425 - JAMES MADISON

JAMES MADISON (1751-1836) Fourth President of the United States considered the "Father of the Constitution", he authored the Federalist papers and sponsored the Bill of Rights. Partly-printed D.S. as president, 1p. folio parchment, Washington, Jan.

Lot: 1426 - JOHN F. KENNEDY

JOHN F. KENNEDY (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the United States. Kennedy faced-down the Kruschev during the Cuban Missile Crisis, re-invigorated NASA, and signed the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. Assassinated November 1963 by Lee Harvey Oswald.

Lot: 1427 - ORIGINAL PORTRAIT OF JOHN F. KENNEDY BY WILLIAM

ORIGINAL PORTRAIT OF JOHN F. KENNEDY BY WILLIAM FRANKLIN DRAPER WILLIAM FRANKLIN DRAPER (1912 - 2003) American artist and lieutenant commander in the United States Navy. A graduate of Harvard and the National Academy of Design, Draper entered the

Lot: 1428 - KENNEDY - JOHNSON CAMPAIGN HANDOUT

KENNEDY - JOHNSON CAMPAIGN HANDOUT Newspaper-type campaign handout, 8pp. 11" x 14 1/2", the covers bearing campaign posters for the Kennedy - Johnson ticket, the contents bearing photos and text promoting the candidates and their positions and also

Lot: 1429 - LYNDON B. JOHNSON

LYNDON B. JOHNSON (1908-1973) Thirty-sixth President of the United States and creator of the "Great Society" social welfare programs. America's growing involvement in Vietnam led to his declining a renomination as president. Good content T.L.S.

Lot: 1430 - LYNDON B. JOHNSON

LYNDON B. JOHNSON (1908-1973) Thirty-sixth President of the United States and creator of the "Great Society" social welfare programs. America's growing involvement in Vietnam led to his declining a renomination as president. T.L.S. on Senate Armed

Lot: 1431 - MARTIN VAN BUREN

MARTIN VAN BUREN (1782 - 1862) Eighth President of the United States, Secretary of State and a close ally of Andrew Jackson. Early D.S., 2pp. legal folio, his docketing signature: "M. V Buren Atty" penned at the time of filing of a legal document,

Lot: 1432 - ULYSSES S. GRANT GROUPING

ULYSSES S. GRANT GROUPING Good lot of five items pertaining to Grant, includes: sheet music: "The Grant Memorial March and Two-Step", pictures Grant and his tomb in New York, 6pp. sm. folio, New York, 1897; CDV photo of Grant in uniform, no back

Lot: 1433 - PORTRAIT OF ULYSSES S. GRANT IN SILK

PORTRAIT OF ULYSSES S. GRANT IN SILK An unusual work of art, a chest-up portrait of Union general and President Ulysses S. Grant in uniform, 15 1/2" x 19 3/4" (sight), executed entirely in finely-woven black lace, including the laurel-embossed oval

Lot: 1434 - RICHARD NIXON

RICHARD NIXON (1913 - 1994) Thirty-seventh President of the United States who led during the Vietnam War, re-opened diplomatic ties with China and the U.S.S.R., resigned his office due to the Watergate scandal. Printed bookplate for Nixon's "The

Lot: 1435 - RICHARD M. NIXON ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS

RICHARD M. NIXON ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS Good lot of eleven original and press photographs, the largest 13 1/2" x 11" but most 8" x 10", b/w and color, depicting scenes from the career and presidency of RICHARD M. NIXON (1913-1994). The photos

Lot: 1436 - (WATERGATE) ARCHIBALD COX

(WATERGATE) ARCHIBALD COX (1912 – 2004) American lawyer and law professor who served as U.S. Solicitor General under President John F. Kennedy and later as a special prosecutor during the Watergate scandal. Fired by Nixon in the "Saturday

Lot: 1437 - RONALD REAGAN

RONALD REAGAN (1911-2004) Fortieth President of the United States who served for two terms (1981-1989) and contributed to the fall of European Communism. Good association I.S.P., 8" x 10" color, a three-view of Reagan, entertainer BOB HOPE

Lot: 1438 - RONALD REAGAN

RONALD REAGAN (1911 - 2004) Fortieth President of the United States who served for two terms (1981-1989) and contributed to the fall of European Communism. Hurried full signature on a lined sheet, obtained in-person at an address Reagan had given

Lot: 1439 - SPIRO AGNEW

SPIRO AGNEW (1918 - 1996) Vice President of the United States under Richard Nixon, forced to resign in disgrace following a kick-back scandal. I.S.P. 7" x 10 1/2" (sight), color, a chest, up pose inscribed to "Mike Deaver". The recipient was very

Lot: 1440 - THEODORE ROOSEVELT

THEODORE ROOSEVELT (1858 - 1919) Twenty-sixth President of the United States who started the Panama Canal, settled the Russo-Japanese War, broke up Standard Oil and encouraged conservation. A.L.S. "Theodore Roosevelt", 1p. 8vo., "55 W 45th St. [New

Lot: 1441 - WILLIAM H. TAFT

WILLIAM H. TAFT T.L.S. as President on White House letterhead, 1p. large 8vo., Washington, July 19, 1909 to R. U. Johnson "...I shall be very glad to see you at Beverly when you are at the Gloucester Celebration...". Paper clip stain at top, else

Lot: 1442 - WILLIAM H. TAFT

WILLIAM H. TAFT (1857 - 1930) Twenty-seventh President of the United States and Supreme Court Chief Justice. Cut signature, 3 1/2" x 2" (sight), in black ink, adding the date "Oct. 30, 1927". Shows folds, matted and framed with a brass biographical

Lot: 1443 - WILLIAM J. CLINTON

WILLIAM J. CLINTON (b. 1946) Forty-second President of the United States, the first elected president to be impeached. Scarce, early A.L.S. signed "Bill" twice, 2pp. 12mo., [Georgetown, Va., ca. 1956], a Mother's Day card Clinton sent to his

Lot: 1444 - WILLIAM J. CLINTON

WILLIAM J. CLINTON (b. 1946) Forty-second President of the United States, the second to be impeached. Good association S.P., 11" x 14" color, a modern print of a photo depicting a very young Clinton shaking hands with then-president John F.

Lot: 1445 - WILLIAM J. CLINTON

WILLIAM J. CLINTON (b. 1946) Forty-second President of the United States, the second to be impeached. Signed and inscribed book, "Clinton: Portrait of Victory" (New York: Warner Books), 1993, 127pp. folio, a collection of photographs from

Lot: 1446 - WILLIAM J. CLINTON IMPEACHMENT TICKET

WILLIAM J. CLINTON IMPEACHMENT TICKET Rare printed document, 1p. 5 1/2" x 2 3/4", a ticket issued by the 106th Congress permitting the ebearer to attend the "Impeachment Trial of the President of the United States" with stamped admittance date of

Lot: 1447 - PRESIDENTIAL MATCHBOOKS

PRESIDENTIAL MATCHBOOKS Good lot of 21 ptresidential matchbooks, almost all from the White House in Washington, almost all unused. Includes two from Harry Truman, six from Gerald Ford, two from Jimmy Carter, one from Sherman Adams, and the balance

Lot: 1448 - PATRIOTIC ORDER SONS OF AMERICA MEMBER RIBBON

PATRIOTIC ORDER SONS OF AMERICA MEMBER RIBBON Unusual double-sided silk fraternal ribbon, approx. 2 1/2" x 7 1/2", the obverse consisting of a red, white and blue tricolor with the gilt inscription: "Washington Camp, No. 17 P[atriotic] O[rder]

Lot: 1449 - AARON BURR

AARON BURR (1756 - 1836) Vice President under Jefferson with whom he had been tied in the Presidentail election of 1800, defeated throught the efforts of Alexander Hamilton who he later killed in a duel. Partly-printed D.S. "Burr Atty", 1p. 14 1/2"

Lot: 1450 - BENJAMIN STODDERT

BENJAMIN STODDERT (1744 – 1813) First Secretary of the Navy, from May 1, 1798 to March 31, 1801, established the first six navy yards and advocated building twelve 74 gun ships of the line. Congress approved construction of these ships in

Lot: 1451 - CHARLES EVANS HUGHES

CHARLES EVANS HUGHES (1862 - 1948) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1930-41), Secretary of State (1921-25), defeated by Wilson in a try for the presidency. T.L.S. as Secretary of State on official letterhead, 1p. 4to., Washington, Feb. 21, 1925,

Lot: 1452 - CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS

CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS 1807 - 1886) American diplomat and author, son of John Quincy Adams, helped settle the "Alabama" claims. Good content A.L.S. signed in full, 1p. 8vo. with transmittal envelope, Boston, Feb. 18, 1879 to a lady in Brooklyn. In

Lot: 1453 - FRANK KNOX

FRANK KNOX (1874 - 1944) Secretary of the Navy in Franklin D. Roosevelt's cabinet, staunch Republican and political reformer. Nice content T.L.S. as Secretary of the Navy on official letterhead, 1p. 4to., Washington, Mar. 22, 1944 to the editor of

Lot: 1454 - GEORGE C. WALLACE

GEORGE C. WALLACE (1919 - 1998) Segregationist Governor of Alabama and presidential candidate, badly wounded by a would-be assassin. I.S.P., 8" x 10" color, an official portrait of the governor seated on his desk. He signs in black ink, adding the

Lot: 1455 - GEORGE W. WICKERSHAM

GEORGE W. WICKERSHAM (1858 - 1936) Attorney General under William H. Taft. Nice content T.L.S., 1p. 4to., New York, Dec. 11, 1931 to Dr. Davenport West advising: "…Colonel [Charles] Lindbergh has just accepted an invitation…" from a

Lot: 1456 - JOSIAH QUINCY III

JOSIAH QUINCY III (1772 – 1864) American educator and political figure, U.S. Representative, Mayor of Boston, and President of Harvard University. A.Q.S., 1p. 8vo., 1858, four lines of poetry from Robert Burns. Very good.

Lot: 1457 - STEPHEN J. FIELD

STEPHEN J. FIELD (1816 - 1899) Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. L.S. on Supreme Court letterhead, 2pp. 8vo., Washington, Mar. 13, 1894, in part: "...I have a certificate of 100 shares of the capital stock of the Philadelphia Company...I then

Lot: 1458 - THOMAS WATT GREGORY

THOMAS WATT GREGORY (1861-1933) United States Attorney General under President Woodrow Wilson, one of the framers of the Espionage and Sedition Acts during World War I. A fine pair of signed items, includes: Signature "T.W. Gregory" in black ink on

Lot: 1459 - WILLIAM H. SEWARD

WILLIAM H. SEWARD (1801 - 1872) American politician and Lincoln's Secretary of State, responsible for preventing official European recognition of the Confederacy. Uncommon early A.L.S., 1p. 8vo., [n.p., n.d. ca. 1830], an invitation to A. W.

Lot: 1460 - WILLIAM STRONG

WILLIAM STRONG (1808 - 1895) Supreme Court Associate Justice who wrote the opinion in the Court's reversal of the Legal Tender Act of 1862. A.L.S. 1p. 8vo., Reading, Mar. 6, 1857 to powerful Pennsylvania Democrat Adam Glossbrenner, soon to be

Lot: 1461 - POLITICIANS AND GOVERNMENTAL FIGURES

POLITICIANS AND GOVERNMENTAL FIGURES Good lot of 23 signed index cards, all executed by American politicians and governmental figures. Includes: Secretary of Commerce JUANITA KREPS, Chicago Mayor JANE BYRNE, Vice President WALTER MONDALE, Senator

Lot: 1462 - ILLINOISAN BLAMES DOUGLAS FOR NATION'S TENSIONS

ILLINOISAN BLAMES DOUGLAS FOR NATION'S TENSIONS A politically charged pro-Lincoln letter, 2pp. legal size folio, written by a certain A. Horton, Bureau Co., [Illinois], Jan. 22, 1861, concerning his uncle's love of Stephen A. Douglas. In part:

Lot: 1463 - CARTES DE VISITE, GRANT AND LINCOLN CABINET

CARTES DE VISITE, GRANT AND LINCOLN CABINET Lot of six cartes de visite, includes William Seward and John Pope (2) by Anthony; Edwin Stanton by Henszy, Phila., Henry Wilson by Stinson & Co., Portland, and U. S. Grant, unmarked. Very good.

Lot: 1464 - NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE (1769 - 1821) The "Little Corporal" whose brilliance in the field of battle and as Emperor of France has made him perhaps the most important figure of post-Renaissance Europe. Most important manuscript L.S. "Bonaparte", on his

Lot: 1465 - FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY LAWS (30)

FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY LAWS (30) A collection of thirty French printed laws which chart the transformation of the French Revolution from 1790 to 1793. The quarto documents, each varying in length from one to four pages, often bear patriotic if

Lot: 1466 - HAND-CARVED BONE STATUETTE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

HAND-CARVED BONE STATUETTE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE An expert, very clever contemporary bone carving, 8 1/2" tall, depicts Napoleon Bonaparte full length in uniform, his expression stern and defiant, in a carefully-detailed military uniform. His

Lot: 1467 - NAPOLEON III MONOGRAMMED TEAPOT

NAPOLEON III MONOGRAMMED TEAPOT Porcelain teapot, approx. 6" x 4 1/4" dia. excluding handle and spout, bearing the gilt monogram of French Emperor Napoleon III - the character "N" entwined with vines beneath a crown, on both sides. The handle and

Lot: 1468 - KING LOUIS-PHILIPPE DINNER PLATE

KING LOUIS-PHILIPPE DINNER PLATE White porcelain dinner plate, 9 1/2" dia., bearing at center the gilt cipher of French King LOUIS-PHILIPPE I (1773-1850), the overlapped initials "L P" beneath a crown, encircled by a laurel wreath. The rim is gilt

Lot: 1469 - KING LOUIS-PHILIPPE DINNER PLATE

KING LOUIS-PHILIPPE DINNER PLATE White porcelain dinner plate, 9 1/2" dia., bearing at center the gilt cipher of French King LOUIS-PHILIPPE I (1773-1850), the overlapped initials "L P" beneath a crown, encircled by a laurel wreath. The rim is gilt

Lot: 1470 - JOSEPH BONAPARTE

JOSEPH BONAPARTE (1768-1844) Brother of Napoleon and King of Spain, involved in the Cadoudal plot against Napoleon in 1803, and murdered while awaiting trial in prison. A.L.S. in French, 1p. 4to., Pointe Breeze, July 17, 1823, to William Bayard.

Lot: 1471 - JAPANESE EMPERORS HIROHITO AND TAISHO

JAPANESE EMPERORS HIROHITO AND TAISHO A very rare combination of signatures of Japanese emperors on an award of the Japanese Star of the Sacred Order, untranslated, boldly signed above his chop by Japanese EMPEROR TAISHO (1879 – 1926), the

Lot: 1472 - HIROHITO

HIROHITO (1901 - 1989) Emperor of Japan revered as a god by his people, leader of Japan through World War II who ultimately made the decision to capitulate. Excellent partly printed D.S., 1p. sm. folio, signed by the emperor with broad black brush

Lot: 1473 - JOSE MARTI

JOSE MARTI (1853 – 1895) Cuban national hero and an important figure in Latin American literature. Through his writings and political activity, he became a symbol for Cuba's bid for independence and is referred to as the "Apostle of Cuban

Lot: 1474 - NAPOLEON AND JOSEPHINE BONAPARTE COMMEMORATIVE

NAPOLEON AND JOSEPHINE BONAPARTE COMMEMORATIVE PORCELAINS Good pair of late nineteenth century porcelain pieces commemorating Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte, includes: White porcelain teacup, approx. 3" dia. x 3 1/4", bearing a painted chest-up

Lot: 1475 - NAPOLEON BONAPARTE COMMEMORATIVE TEA CUP AND

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE COMMEMORATIVE TEA CUP AND SAUCER Commemorative teacup, approx. 2 1/2" dia. x 2 1/4", glazed blue with a powdered gilt finish at the edges, with a painted chest-up depiction of Napoleon Bonaparte at center, surrounded by a gilt

Lot: 1476 - ETCHING OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE BY JAMES FAGAN

ETCHING OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE BY JAMES FAGAN Original etching 10 1/4" x 13 1/4" (sight), a chest-up view of French military leader and Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, signed in pencil at bottom left by nineteenth-century artist JAMES FAGAN. A small

Lot: 1477 - EDUARD DALADIER

EDUARD DALADIER (1884 – 1970) French "radical" politician and the Prime Minister of France at the start of World War II. Daladier was a signatory to the disastrous Munich Pact. Rare signature on a portion of a document from the French

Lot: 1478 - THE GUARDS OF BUCKINGHAM PALACE (47)

THE GUARDS OF BUCKINGHAM PALACE (47) Attractive framed display of various original insignia of the regiments charged with protecting Buckingham Palace and the Royal Family. Shoulder flashed from the Scots Guards, Welsh Guards, Grenadier Guards,

Lot: 1479 - GEORGE II PRIVATE ROAD PASS

GEORGE II PRIVATE ROAD PASS 1757 bronze pass coin, 1 1/2" tall, for the private roads of George II, King of England. Originally joining Hampton Court to St. James' Palace, the King's Private Road dates from circa 1630. It was later to take a more

Lot: 1480 - QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER

QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER (1900-2002) Wife of King George VI and Queen of the United Kingdom and Dominions until the accession of her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II. D.S., 3pp. 4to., a Christmas card bearing a gilt crown insignia on the front

Lot: 1481 - WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

WINSTON S. CHURCHILL (1874 - 1965) British Prime Minister who led England through the Blitz and orchestrated the British liberation of occupied Europe and Germany. Churchill is today considered perhaps the greatest statesman of this century.

Lot: 1482 - CLEMENTINE CHURCHILL

CLEMENTINE CHURCHILL Wife of Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), British Prime Minister. Fine association T.L.S., 1p. 4to., '10 Downing St.', [n.d.], to Nancy, Viscountess Astor, the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat and an arch-rival

Lot: 1483 - (WINSTON S. CHURCHILL) SPEECH IN THE HOUSE OF

(WINSTON S. CHURCHILL) SPEECH IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, AUGUST 20, 1940 "NEVER IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN CONFLICT WAS SO MUCH OWED BY SO MANY TO SO FEW" Rare printing: "A Speech by The Prime Minister The Right Honourable Winston Churchill in the House

Lot: 1484 - GEORGE, DUKE OF KENT

GEORGE, DUKE OF KENT (1902 – 1942) English prince, the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary. He held the title of Duke of Kent from 1934 until his death in a military plane crash on 25 August 1942. Rare, good content A.L.S. on crested

Lot: 1485 - EDWARD VIII

EDWARD VIII (1894-1972) King of England whose abdication of the throne in order to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson rocked Great Britain and led to his spending the balance of his life in self-imposed exile. Postal cover signed 'Edward',

Lot: 1486 - QUEEN MARY OF TECK

QUEEN MARY OF TECK (1867 - 1953) Queen of King George V. Extraordinary content A.L.S. 'Mary' as Queen Mother on her Marlborough House letterhead with holograph initialed transmittal envelope, 3pp. 8vo., Sep. 29, 1938 to Dorothy, Marchioness of

Lot: 1487 - NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN

NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN (1869 - 1940) British Prime Minister best known for his foreign policy of appeasement, and in particular for his signing of the Munich Agreement in 1938. Full signature on a pale red album page. Fine.

Lot: 1488 - PRINCESS SOPHIA OF ENGLAND

PRINCESS SOPHIA OF ENGLAND (1777 – 1848) British princess, the twelfth child and fifth daughter of King George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Sophia is perhaps best known for the rumors surrounding a supposed illegitimate child to

Lot: 1489 - AUGUSTUS FREDERICK, DUKE OF ESSEX

AUGUSTUS FREDERICK, DUKE OF ESSEX (1773 – 1843) British prince, the sixth son and ninth child of King George III and his consort Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was the only surviving son of George III who did not pursue an army or navy

Lot: 1490 - CLEMENT ATTLEE'S CABINET MEETING DOODLES

CLEMENT ATTLEE'S CABINET MEETING DOODLES An unusual piece of British political memorabilia, a 3 1/4" x 8" slip of paper with the insignia of the Prime Minister at top, bearing on both sides seven sketches by Labour politician CLEMENT ATTLEE

Lot: 1491 - HUGH DALTON SKETCHES WINSTON CHURCHILL AND CLEMENT

HUGH DALTON SKETCHES WINSTON CHURCHILL AND CLEMENT ATTLEE A very interesting piece of British political memorabilia, an original pencil sketch, 4 1/2" x 7", executed by Labour politician and Chancellor of the Exchequer HUGH DALTON (1887-1962),

Lot: 1492 - ROBERT WALPOLE

ROBERT WALPOLE (1676 - 1745) English Prime Minister who conducted the impeachment of Bolingbroke and Harley, helped accomplish reconciliation of George I and the Prince of Wales, and navigated investors throught the South Seas Bubble scandal. Boldy

Lot: 1493 - (WINSTON CHURCHILL)

(WINSTON CHURCHILL) Signed partly-colored lithograph, 23" x 30", by Curtis Hooper, which depicts a bust of a young Winston Churchill as he appeared while a war correspondent. Signed at the bottom in pencil by SARAH CHURCHILL (1914-1982), Winston's

Lot: 1494 - CURRIER & IVES LITHOGRAPH OF IRISH LIBERATOR

CURRIER & IVES LITHOGRAPH OF IRISH LIBERATOR DANIEL O'CONNELL Hand-colored lithograph, 9" x 13 1/2" (sight), a full-length view of Irish politician DANIEL O"CONELL (1775-1847), known as "the Liberator" for his campaigns to allow Catholics to

Lot: 1495 - "SIEGE OF LIMERICK" LITHOGRAPH BY N. CURRIER

"SIEGE OF LIMERICK" LITHOGRAPH BY N. CURRIER Original hand-colored lithograph, 13 1/2" x 9 1/2" (sight), entitled "The Siege of Limerick, From the 9th to 31st of August, 1690", published by Nathaniel Currier in 1848. The print depicts the breaching

Lot: 1496 - NICHOLAS II, ALEXANDRA, AND THE ROYAL FAMILY

NICHOLAS II, ALEXANDRA, AND THE ROYAL FAMILY Lot of seven contemporary postcard photographs depicting Tsar Nicholas II and the Russian Royal Family, all in fine condition.

Lot: 1497 - COMMUNIST ERA OIL PORTRAIT OF VLADIMIR I. LENIN

COMMUNIST ERA OIL PORTRAIT OF VLADIMIR I. LENIN Very well executued oil painting picturing Bolshevik revolutionary Vladimir I. Lenin from mid-chest, up, 30" x 25 1/2" oil on canvas, rolled, signed and dated 1972 at right. Scattered surface chips,

Lot: 1498 - JOSEF B. STALIN PERSONAL CALLING CARD

JOSEF B. STALIN PERSONAL CALLING CARD (1879 - 1953) Soviet Premier and dictator who reorganized the government and army through bloody purges of his political enemies, allied with the Nazis who then turned on him and invaded the Soviet Union,

Lot: 1499 - GEORGI DIMITROV

GEORGI DIMITROV (1882 - 1949) Bulgarian communist politician, the first communist leader of Bulgaria, from 1946 to 1949. Dimitrov led the Third Comintern under Stalin from 1934 to 1943, and was also tried for complicity in the burning of the

Lot: 1500 - ANASTAS IVANOVICH MIKOYAN

ANASTAS IVANOVICH MIKOYAN (1895 - 1978) Soviet politician, a Bolshevik leader in Baku, member of the Central Committee and later Chairman of the Presidium. Typed D.S. in indelible pencil, 1p. 8vo., [n.p., n.d., ca. 1946] to the head of a planning

Lot: 1501 - SEMEN DUKELSKY

SEMEN DUKELSKY A top Cheka administrator, 1919-38, and personally participated in the massacre of White Army officers during the Red Terror in the Crimea in 1920 and the Great Purges of the Thirties. Dukelsky was also charged with determining which

Lot: 1502 - MIKHAIL GORBACHEV

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV (b. 1931) General Secretary of the Soviet Union's Communist Party who instituted policies of government openness and restructuring. Excellent S.P. as President of the Soviet Union, 13 1/2" x 18" overall, color, an image of

Lot: 1503 - CHRISTOPH FRIEDRICH, COUNT OF STOLBERG

CHRISTOPH FRIEDRICH, COUNT OF STOLBERG (1672 - 1738) German regent. He ruled from 1704 until his death in 1738 in the province of Stolberg in the southern Harz. He agreed with his brother Jost Christian on the division of the province. Fine content

Lot: 1504 - CHARLES I OF AUSTRIA

CHARLES I OF AUSTRIA (1887 – 1922) Last reigning monarch of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, last Emperor of Austria, last King of Hungary, last King of Bohemia and the last monarch belonging to the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. Charles I reigned

Lot: 1505 - EDVARD BENES

EDVARD BENES (1884 - 1948) Czech patriot and statesman, a disciple of Masaryk who helped found Czechoslovakia. T.L.S. as President of Czechoslovakia in exile, 1p. 4to. on Czechoslovakia Nationbal Committee letterhead, London, May 23, 1940 to a lady

Lot: 1506 - BENITO MUSSOLINI

BENITO MUSSOLINI (1883 - 1945) Italian dictator whose fascist supporters marched on Rome, securing him power; allied with Hitler, after many military and political setbacks he was captured and executed at war's end by partisans. Partly-printed D.S.

Lot: 1507 - JOSIP BROZ TITO

JOSIP BROZ TITO (1892 - 1980) President of Yugoslavia. Tito led partisans during World War II and as head of the nation he secured independence from the Soviet Union in 1948. Fine T.L.S. in English as Marshal of Yugoslavia, 1p. 8vo., [n.p.], March

Lot: 1508 - PRINCESS ANTOINETTE OF MONACO

PRINCESS ANTOINETTE OF MONACO (1920-2001) Princess of Monaco, elder sister of Prince Rainier III and aunt of current Monarch Albert II, Prince of Monaco. Good lot of one A.L.S., 8pp. 8vo., and three signed Christmas greeting cards with transmittal

Lot: 1509 - ANWAR SADAT

ANWAR SADAT (1918 - 1981) President of Egypt who initiated the Arab-Israeli war of 1973 and later, with Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter, hammered-out a peace treaty with Israel. Assassinated. I.S.P., 7' x 9 1/2' b/w a half-length standing view

Lot: 1510 - IOANNIS METAXAS

IOANNIS METAXAS (1871 - 1941) Greek general and politician named premier upon the restoration of the monarchy, led Greece with the Allies and remembered for his answer to Mussolini's surrender ultimatum: "No!". T.L.S. on official letterhead, 1p.

Lot: 1511 - PAINTING OF MAO AT THE SEASIDE FROM JINGDEZHEN

PAINTING OF MAO AT THE SEASIDE FROM JINGDEZHEN Large painted porcelain plaque, 17" x 30 3/4", a color depiction of Mao Zedong standing on a beach and looking out to sea, with, seagulls, waves, a lighthouse and several Chinese junks visible in the

Lot: 1512 - "QUOTATIONS OF CHAIRMAN MAO" - CHAIRMAN MAO'S

"QUOTATIONS OF CHAIRMAN MAO" - CHAIRMAN MAO'S "LITTLE RED BOOK", FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING Very rare book, "Mao Zhuxi Yulu"("Quotations of Chairman Mao"), by Mao Zedong (Beijing: Central Intelligence Bureau of the Chinese People's Liberation

Lot: 1513 - CHINESE GOVERNMENT WARNING TO THE PUBLIC DURING

CHINESE GOVERNMENT WARNING TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE TIENANMEN DEMONSTRATIONS Historic original poster, 21 1/4" x 30 1/2", the "10th Government Broadside", a warning issued by the People's Republic of China against pro-democracy activists in the

Lot: 1514 - TIANANMEN SQUARE WARNING POSTER ENCOURAGES

TIANANMEN SQUARE WARNING POSTER ENCOURAGES CITIZENS TO REPORT PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS Historic original poster, 21 1/4" x 30 1/2", a warning issued by the People's Republic of China against pro-democracy activists in the aftermath of the Tiananmen

Lot: 1515 - TIANANMEN SQUARE WARNING POSTER ORDERS

TIANANMEN SQUARE WARNING POSTER ORDERS PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS TO SURRENDER Historic original poster, 21 1/4" x 30 1/2", a warning issued by the People's Republic of China against pro-democracy activists in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square

Lot: 1516 - "LEARN FROM COMRADE JIANG QING - THE STANDARD

"LEARN FROM COMRADE JIANG QING - THE STANDARD BEARER OF THE 'CULTURAL REVOLUTION' Rare poster singing the praises of Mao's disgraced wife, Jiang Qing with a quote from Mao: "Learn from Comrade Jiang Qing - the standard bearer of the 'Cultural

Lot: 1517 - "CELEBRATE THE NINTH PEOPLE'S CONGRESS AND DEVOTE

"CELEBRATE THE NINTH PEOPLE'S CONGRESS AND DEVOTE OUR FAITHFULNESS TO CHAIRMAN MAO" Large and striking Chinese poster, printed in red on a white ground, "Celebrate the Ninth People's Congress and Devote our Faithfulness to Chairman Mao" (Anhui:

Lot: 1518 - ALBERT EINSTEIN

ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879-1955) American physicist whose Theory of Relativity and studies of mass and energy relationships revolutionized the field of physics. Important T.L.S. "A. Einstein" on his blind-embossed Mercer St., Princeton personal

Lot: 1519 - ALBERT EINSTEIN

ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879-1955) American physicist whose Theory of Relativity and studies of mass and energy relationships revolutionized the field of physics. Full signature: "Albert Einstein" on his 4" x 2 1/2" (sight) "112 Mercer Street Princeton,

Lot: 1520 - ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL (1847 - 1922) American inventor of the telephone, formed the Bell Telephone Company, and established the Volta Laboratory which produced numerous related inventions and improvements on existing technology. Early, good and

Lot: 1521 - SAMUEL P. LANGLEY

SAMUEL P. LANGLEY (1834 - 1906) American aviation pioneer who explored the possibility of flight by heavier-than-air machines and actually succeeded in inventing such a machine which flew over the Potomac for 3,000 feet. A.L.S. 2pp. 8vo.,

Lot: 1522 - GUGLIELMO MARCONI

GUGLIELMO MARCONI (1874 - 1937) Italian physicist and inventor of wireless telepgraphy. Bold signature: "G. Marconi" set with photo corners beneath an original 5" x 7" Pach Bros. photo of the great engineer, the entirety simply matted and framed.

Lot: 1523 - THOMAS A. EDISON, JR.

THOMAS A. EDISON, JR. (1876 - 1935) Son of the inventor of the same name. Used his name first to advertise "quack" medicines and dubious inventions, changed his name briefly, and then proceeded to fail in his mushroom business. His father

Lot: 1524 - FRANCIS CRICK

FRANCIS CRICK American molecular biologist, biophysicist and neuroscientist, best known as a co-discoverer of the structure of DNA in 1953 with James Watson. Signed book, "Life Itself: Its Origin and Nature", by Francis Crick (New York: Simon and

Lot: 1525 - JAMES D. WATSON

JAMES D. WATSON (b. 1928) American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as a co-discoverer of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick. Desirable signature in black ink on a 3" x 5" index card, adding a black ink sketch

Lot: 1526 - JAMES D. WATSON

JAMES D. WATSON (b. 1928) American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as a co-discoverer of the structure of DNA in 1953 with FRANCIS CRICK (1916-2004). Both were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.

Lot: 1527 - CHEVALIER JACKSON

CHEVALIER JACKSON (1865 – 1958) American physician and pioneer in laryngology. He is sometimes known as the "father of endoscopy." Lot of three signed items includes two copies of his 1938 autobiography "The Life of Chevalier Jackson" (New

Lot: 1528 - GLENN SEABORG

GLENN SEABORG (1912 - 1999) American chemist whose involvement in the synthesis, discovery and investigation of ten transuranium elements earned him a share of the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. T.L.S. on Berkeley Lab letterhead, 1p. 4to., Mar. 12,

Lot: 1529 - JAMES D. WATSON

JAMES D. WATSON (b. 1928) American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as a co-discoverer of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick. Awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. Full signature adding

Lot: 1530 - "PNEUMATIC" TELEGRAPH PATENT

"PNEUMATIC" TELEGRAPH PATENT Interesting manuscript D.S., 2pp. legal folio, [York, Pa.], April 18, 1862, and agreement between Congressman ADAM J. GLOSSBRENNER and inventor HENRY K. GARDNER concerning Gardner's invention of an "Improvement in

Lot: 1531 - ORVILLE WRIGHT

ORVILLE WRIGHT (1871 - 1948) American inventor and a pioneer of flight, Wright, with his brother Wilbur, made the first successful flight of a motor-driven airplane. A most desirable S.P. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" b/w, showing the Wright Flyer moments after

Lot: 1532 - AMELIA EARHART

AMELIA EARHART (1897 - 1937) American aviator, the first woman to cross the Atlantic, first solo across the Atlantic and first Hawaii-Mainland solo; lost in an around-the-world attempt. Fine full signature on the verso of a menu from the famous

Lot: 1533 - 1903 WRIGHT FLYER BLUEPRINT

1903 WRIGHT FLYER BLUEPRINT A great rarity, a section of an original blueprint of the 1903 Wright Flyer, 17 1/2" x 22", showing the aircraft's "Front Spar", a side view of the aircraft's engine showing the chain arrangement which connected the

Lot: 1534 - AMELIA EARHART

AMELIA EARHART (1897 - 1937) American aviator, the first woman to cross the Atlantic, first solo across the Atlantic and first Hawaii-Mainland solo; lost in an around-the-world attempt. Fine S.P., 4 1/4" x 3 1/2" (sight) b/w, a view of Earhart

Lot: 1535 - "KEATOR FARM FIELD" FLYING EXHIBITION POSTER

"KEATOR FARM FIELD" FLYING EXHIBITION POSTER Original advertising poster, 11" x 14", circa 1930, announcing a flying exhibition to be held August 8 through 11 at Keator Farm Field in Dutchess County, New York. The poster promotes the appearance of

Lot: 1536 - CIVIL AERONAUTICS ADMINISTRATION WINGS AND

CIVIL AERONAUTICS ADMINISTRATION WINGS AND MINIATURES Rare set of sterling silver wings, 3" x 1/2", bearing at center the insignia of the Civil Aeronautics Administration, a Wright Flyer in profile with an American flag shield and eagle in the

Lot: 1537 - LZ 127 "GRAF ZEPPELIN" CREW QUALIFICATION PATCH

LZ 127 "GRAF ZEPPELIN" CREW QUALIFICATION PATCH Cloth simply-embroidered uniform patch, 3 3/4" wide, 3" tall, wool composition with woven cotton backing showing discoloration consistent with age, some mothing evident only at the very edge of the

Lot: 1538 - DEUTSCHE ZEPPELIN REEDEREI UNIFORM PATCH

DEUTSCHE ZEPPELIN REEDEREI UNIFORM PATCH Cloth patch, 3 3/4" x 2 3/4", wool construction with the logo of the operators of the German zeppelins, Deutsche Zeppelin Reederei. Verso of the patch bears expected ageing, with an illegible red ink stamp

Lot: 1539 - HINDENBURG LUNCH AND DINNER MENU

HINDENBURG LUNCH AND DINNER MENU Original printed menu, 2pp. 8vo., a "Speisenkarte" ("dining plan") listing the lunch and dinner options for Sunday, July 12, 1936, during the Hindenburg's trans-Atlantic crossing from Frankfurt to Lakehurst of July

Lot: 1540 - GRAF ZEPPELIN PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE

GRAF ZEPPELIN PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE Terrific color brochure: "LZ 130 Graf Zeppelin", a two-sided 23" x 14" fold-out showing the aircraft in cross-section as it transits the Atlantic, with interior and exterior photos, size comparisons, interesting

Lot: 1541 - GERMAN ZEPPELIN AND AVIATION RELICS

GERMAN ZEPPELIN AND AVIATION RELICS A small American-made medal in the shape of a Maltese Cross and depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II and Hans Josef I, 1 1/4" dia., 1915, sold in support of Austria-Hungary; a 1 3/8" bronze medallion bearing portraits of

Lot: 1542 - NAVAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY FLYING BOAT EVALUATION

NAVAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY FLYING BOAT EVALUATION PHOTO ARCHIVE Large archive of 41 original b/w photographs, all bearing the backstamp of the Naval Aircraft Factory and depicting the testing of two foreign post-World War I flying boats for U.S. Navy

Lot: 1543 - EARLY AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHS

EARLY AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHS Extensive archive of approx. 80 original b/w photographs and vintage prints, all depicting aircraft and persons related to naval aviation in the years immediately following World War I. Nineteen images deal specifically

Lot: 1544 - EARLY CURTISS AIRCRAFT PHOTO ARCHIVE

EARLY CURTISS AIRCRAFT PHOTO ARCHIVE Extensive archive of approx. 85 original b/w photographs and vintage prints, various sizes, all depicting aircraft designed by the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company in the years immediately following World War

Lot: 1545 - GERMAN WORLD WAR I AVIATORS AND AIRCRAFT PHOTOS

GERMAN WORLD WAR I AVIATORS AND AIRCRAFT PHOTOS Good group of 55 2 3/4" x 4 1/2"b/w photographs, with 22 depicting German aircraft of World War I (one duplicate), and the remaining 33 depicting German aces and aviators of the conflict, including

Lot: 1546 - NAVAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY FLOATPLANE EVALUATION PHOTO

NAVAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY FLOATPLANE EVALUATION PHOTO ARCHIVE Large archive of 55 original b/w photographs, depicting the testing of four types of post-World War I floatplanes for U.S. Navy service. Fourteen images depict the Naval Aircraft Factory

Lot: 1547 - (AERO CLUB OF AMERICA) AVIATION RIBBONS, PINS, AND

(AERO CLUB OF AMERICA) AVIATION RIBBONS, PINS, AND MEDALS Lot of commemorative items related to the Aero Club of America. Includes seven Aerial League of America lapel pins, each approx. 1/2" in diameter. All are marked on the verso: "The Whitehead

Lot: 1548 - CHARLES LINDBERGH COMMEMORATIVE TAPESTRY

CHARLES LINDBERGH COMMEMORATIVE TAPESTRY Tapestry commemorating Charles Lindbergh's famous solo flight across the Atlanic, 58" x 20", a contemporary piece showing the famous pilot, the Spirit of St. Louis, Statue of Liberty, Paris, etc. Faded a

Lot: 1549 - THOMAS SOPWITH

THOMAS SOPWITH (1888 – 1989) English aviation pioneer, set up the Sopwith Aviation Company and produced over 18,000 military aircraft during World War I, including including 5,747 of the Sopwith Camel. S.P. signed: "T O M Sopwith 1910" in old

Lot: 1550 - FRANK HAWKS

FRANK HAWKS (1897 - 1938) American record breaking aviator, he set 214 point-to-point records in the United States and Europe. Killed in an experimental aircraft. S.P., 3 1/4" x 5 1/4", shows Hawks full-length in flight suit standing next to his

Lot: 1551 - GLENN L. MARTIN

GLENN L. MARTIN (1886 - 1955) American airplane manufacturer of bombers, notably the B-10 and B-26 of World War II, as well as flying boats and clipper planes used in trans-Atlantic service. Bold, full signature on the face of an Art Craft first

Lot: 1552 - THE NASA SPACE MEDICINE ARCHIVES OF DR. WALTER S.

THE NASA SPACE MEDICINE ARCHIVES OF DR. WALTER S. KIP An enormous grouping of handwritten notes, printed papers, journals, news letters, analyses, studies, etc. all concerning various aspects of space medicine and exposure to the effects of space,

Lot: 1553 - JOHN GLENN

JOHN GLENN (1921-2016) American astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio, best known as the first American to orbit the Earth. S.P., 10" x 15 1/2" (sight) color, the cover of the January/February 1987 edition of "The Word", the journal of the Marine

Lot: 1554 - GENE CERNAN

GENE CERNAN (b. 1934) American astronaut, flew on Gemini IX, Apollo 10 and commanded Apollo 17, becoming the last man to walk on the moon. Hurried signature across his image on the cover of a 1976 program honoring Cernan. Fine.

Lot: 1555 - WALTER CUNNINGHAM

WALTER CUNNINGHAM (b. 1932) American astronaut who participated in the flight of Apollo 7. Official NASA S.P. 8" x 10" color showing Cunningham in a NASA jumpsuit as he regards a Saturn V model before him, signed: "Walt Cunningham Apollo 7". Fine.

Lot: 1556 - DAVID SCOTT

DAVID SCOTT (b. 1932) American astronaut, the seventh person to walk on the moon and the first person to drive the Lunar Rover there. Signed book, "Two Sides of the Moon", by Scott and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov (New York: Thomas Dunne Books),

Lot: 1557 - TOM STAFFORD

TOM STAFFORD (b. 1930) American astronaut who participated in the Apollo X mission. Signature in black ink on a first-day cover commemorating the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, of which Stafford was the commander for the American side. Stafford adds

Lot: 1558 - JOHN GLENN

JOHN GLENN (b. 1921) American astronaut, the first American to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962 and also became the oldest man to travel in space. S.P. 8" x 10" b/w, an image as senator signed in the white bottom margin. Fine.

Lot: 1559 - KEN MATTINGLY

KEN MATTINGLY (b. 1936) American astronaut, a member of the Apollo 16 mission. S.P., 8"x 10" color, a view of Mattingly in his space suit, with a lunar globe. Fine.

Lot: 1560 - ASTRONAUTS

ASTRONAUTS Signatures on individual cards of BUZZ ALDRIN and CHARLIE DUKE, who adds: "Apollo 16". Fine.

Lot: 1561 - SOVIET SPACE MEDALS AND MEDALLIONS

SOVIET SPACE MEDALS AND MEDALLIONS Fine lot of seven Soviet space-related medals includes: Master of Satellite Communications, Soviet Space Program Wings (Basic and Master), and four different unidentified medals (likely commemorative). Very good.

Lot: 1562 - BRONZE SOVIET SPACE MEDALLIONS

BRONZE SOVIET SPACE MEDALLIONS Pair of attractive Soviet space-related bronze medallions, each 2 3/8" diameter, the first bearing a likeness of Yuri Gagarin and honoring him in text on the reverse, the second issued in honor of the Baikonur

Lot: 1563 - HERMANN OBERTH

HERMANN OBERTH (1894 - 1989) German rocket pioneer who aided in the development of the V1 and V2, later brought to America by Von Braun. Lot of three signed items, includes: S.P., 3" x 5" sepia, a chest-up portrait of Oberth, signed by him in white

Lot: 1564 - RICHARD E. BYRD

RICHARD E. BYRD (1888 - 1957) American aviator and explorer, first to fly over the South Pole and established the base "Little America". His book "Alone" [New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons], 1938. First edition, 296pp. 8vo. in blue cloth. Signed "R E

Lot: 1565 - EDMUND HILLARY

EDMUND HILLARY (1919 - 2008) New Zealand mountain climber, with Tensing Norgay he was the first to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. His signed book: "High in the Thin Cold Air" (New York: Doubleday & Co.), 1962. First edition, 254pp. large 8vo.

Lot: 1566 - YUKIO MISHIMA

YUKIO MISHIMA (1925-1970) Japanese author, poet, playwright, actor, and film director, considered one of the most important Japanese authors of the 20th century. In 1970, he and three others attempted a coup d'etat when they seized control of a

Lot: 1567 - ROBERT BROWNING

ROBERT BROWNING (1812 - 1889) English poet and playwright, author of The Ring and the Book, and Love Among the Ruins. A.L.S. on his crested letterhead, 2pp. 8vo., [London?, n.d.], to his great friend, artist Frederic Leighton. In part: "...I can

Lot: 1568 - CHARLES DICKENS

CHARLES DICKENS (1812 - 1870) English novelist and the author of such classics as Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, and David Copperfield. Concluding section of a letter signed twice, 4 1/4" x 3 1/2" (sight), in full: "Faithfully yours Charles

Lot: 1569 - WASHINGTON IRVING

WASHINGTON IRVING (1783 - 1859) American author of the classic tales Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. A.L.S. 1p. large 8vo., New York, Apr. 13, 1833 to George Calvert in Baltimore. Irving forwards a letter of introduction for his

Lot: 1570 - HENRY W. LONGFELLOW

HENRY W. LONGFELLOW (1807-1882) American poet and author whose works include The Song of Hiawatha, The Psalm of Life and Paul Revere's Ride. Full signature: "Yours truly, Henry W. Longfellow" on a 4 1/2" x 2 1/2" slip, the ink a bit spotty. Sold

Lot: 1571 - HERBERT GEORGE WELLS

HERBERT GEORGE WELLS (1866 - 1946) English novelist whose fantastic science fiction novels foresaw inventions devised many year later. His works include The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine and The Invisible Man. A.L.S. "H.G. Wells", 1p. 8vo.,

Lot: 1572 - MAURICE SENDAK

MAURICE SENDAK (1928 - 2012) American author and illustrator of children's books, including "Where the Wild Things Are". A.D.S. on a 4" x 6" card, likely a response to a collector's inquiries: "Have no quote - happy memories are too personal &

Lot: 1573 - EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS

EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS (1875-1950) American writer and the creator of Tarzan, thirty sequels to the original tale, as well as stories of life on other planets. T.L.S. on his personal letterhead, 1p. 4to., Tarzana, Aug. 19, 1946, sending a requested

Lot: 1574 - CARRIE JACOBS BOND

CARRIE JACOBS BOND (1862 - 1946) American songwriter who wrote the popular songs "Do You Remember?", The End of a Perfect Day", and others. T.L.S. on personal letterhead, 2pp. 8vo., Hollywood, Oct. 16, 1924, declines to send a "story" citing poor

Lot: 1575 - BRET HARTE

BRET HARTE (1836-1902) American short story writer and poet, best remembered for his short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush. A.L.S., 2pp. 8vo., London, July 3, 1886, to a lawyer

Lot: 1576 - JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS

JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS (1848 - 1908) American author remembered for his enduring creations, Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit. Full signature on a small sheet. Fine.

Lot: 1577 - P. G. WODEHOUSE

P. G. WODEHOUSE (1881 - 1975) English novelist and humorist, creator of Bertie Wooster and his valet Jeeves. Nice content T.L.S. 1p. 8vo., [n.p.], Jan. 14, 1975, sends thanks for a letter, adding: "...Much appreciated, as Jeeves would say...".

Lot: 1578 - PRINTED FABLES OF JEAN DE LA FONTAINE, 1688

PRINTED FABLES OF JEAN DE LA FONTAINE, 1688 JEAN DE LA FONTAINE (1621 – 1695) The most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all for his Fables, which provided a model for

Lot: 1579 - LITERARY AND MEDIA FIGURES

LITERARY AND MEDIA FIGURES Good lot of six signed items, all executed by writers, poets and media figures of various origins, includes: KATHERINE GRAHAM (1917-2001) Publisher of the Washington Post, supported the paper's reporting on the Pentagon

Lot: 1580 - WALTER E. DISNEY

WALTER E. DISNEY (1901 - 1966) American artist, film producer and businessman, creator of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, producer of the first animated film with sound, builder of theme parks in Anaheim and Orlando. Large, bold blue ink signature on

Lot: 1581 - CHARLES VANDERBILT

CHARLES VANDERBILT (1843 - 1899) American financier, son of Commodore Vanderbilt and the head of the family, chairman of the New York Central. Very attractive $5,000 bond of the Michigan Central Railroad, No. 577, issued to the "Clerk of the

Lot: 1582 - AUGUST BELMONT, JR.

AUGUST BELMONT, JR. (1853 - 1924) American financier who assumed his father's position at the head of their trading firm. T.L.S. on professional mourning letterhead, 1p. 4to., New York, Nov. 4, 1891 to Adam J. Glossbrenner, once private secretary

Lot: 1583 - GUTZON BORGLUM - THE MERCHANDISING OF MOUNT

GUTZON BORGLUM - THE MERCHANDISING OF MOUNT RUSHMORE GUTZON BORGLUM (1871 - 1941) American sculptor and artists responsible for the sculpting of Mount Rushmore, as well as the commencement of the Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain. Fine lot of

Lot: 1584 - JAMES MCNEIL WHISTLER

JAMES MCNEIL WHISTLER (1834 - 1903) American artist, a portrait painter with a pugnacious attitude best remembered for the portrait of his mother seated in a rocker. Fine signed photograph of his ca. 1864 oil "Chelsea in Ice", 15 1/2" x 21", signed

Lot: 1585 - JAMES MCNEIL WHISTLER

JAMES MCNEIL WHISTLER (1834 - 1903) American artist, a portrait painter with a pugnacious attitude best remembered for the portrait of his mother seated in a rocker. Fine signed photograph of his ca. 1866 oil: "Symphony in Grey and Green: The

Lot: 1586 - NORMAN ROCKWELL

NORMAN ROCKWELL (1894 - 1978) American painter and illustrator known for his homey, American genre paintings. Very early and quite rare A.L.S. "N. Rockwell" on his personal letterhead, 1p. oblong 8vo., New Rochelle, Feb. 3, 1922. In part: "...I

Lot: 1587 - SHEPARD FAIREY

SHEPARD FAIREY (b. 1970) American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist and illustrator, best known for his "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" (…OBEY…) sticker campaign, and for his iconic "Hope" poster depicting Barack

Lot: 1588 - RICHARD AVEDON

RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004) American photographer, best known for both his iconic fashion portraits and for his portraits of working class subjects in the American West. I.S.P., 26" x 29 3/4" b/w, a poster featuring Avedon's portrait of actress and

Lot: 1589 - SALVADOR DALI

SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989) Spanish surrealist painter, best known for his work "The Persistence of Memory." Signature in pencil on a lithograph poster, 25" x 32", an advertisement for Dali's portfolio entitled "Colored Lithographs for the People:

Lot: 1590 - "PARTING PROMISE", BY SCULPTOR JOHN ROGERS

"PARTING PROMISE", BY SCULPTOR JOHN ROGERS Original painted plaster statue, 21 1/2" tall, executed in 1870 by nineteenth-century American sculptor JOHN ROGERS (1829-1904), and entitled "Parting Promise". The work depicts a man leaning against a

Lot: 1591 - JAMIE WYETH

JAMIE WYETH (b. 1946) Contemporary American realist painter, the son and grandson of noted painters Andrew Wyeth and N.C. Wyeth. A.N.S. in red ink on a 7" x 3 1/2" sheet of personal letterhead, in full: "Harry - Thanks for the books - Though you

Lot: 1592 - (ALBERTO GIACOMETTI)

(ALBERTO GIACOMETTI) (1901 – 1966) Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker. Original candid photo, 3 1/2" x 5" b/w, shows the artist at left with a couple, sold with an A.L.S. "Mirsa[?] & Alberto", possibly by ANNETTE ARM

Lot: 1593 - GARRY TRUDEAU

GARRY TRUDEAU (b. 1948) American cartoonist, creator of the sharp-witted satirical strip "Doonesbury". Lot of fourteen signed four-page blocks of text, each 12 1/4" x 10 1/2", unengrossed pages from his limited edition book based on Trudeau's

Lot: 1594 - MARC CHAGALL

MARC CHAGALL (1887 - 1985) French artist whose naive style incorporating subjects of Russian and Jewish life made him one of the foremost artists of this century. Signature in charcoal on a 7" x 4" first-day cover honoring a Chagall exhibition at

Lot: 1595 - KARL FRIEDRICH LESSING

KARL FRIEDRICH LESSING (1808-1880) German painter of historical scenes and landscapes, best known for his "The Last Crusader". A.L.S. in German, 3pp. 4to., Dusseldorf, March 14, 1852, executing his signature "C.F. Lessing" at the conclusion.

Lot: 1596 - (DISNEY ANIMATORS) OLLIE JOHNSTON AND FRANK THOMAS

(DISNEY ANIMATORS) OLLIE JOHNSTON AND FRANK THOMAS Great signed book: "Too Funny For Words: Disney's Greatest Sight Gags" by FRANK THOMAS and OLLIE JOHNSTON (New York: Abbeville Press), 1987. First edition, 222pp. large 4to., in original dust

Lot: 1597 - LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI

LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI (1882 - 1977) American conductor known for his showmanship and popularizing of classical music. Nice content T.L.S. signed with his typical oversized signature, 1p. 8vo., [New York], Feb. 16, 1944, to composer, pianist and

Lot: 1598 - JEROME KERN

JEROME KERN (1889 - 1945) American composer best known for his scores for musical comedies (Showboat), and songs such as "Old Man River" and "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes". Fine partly-printed D.S., 1p. legal folio, New York, May 28, 1924, the

Lot: 1599 - RUDOLF FRIML

RUDOLF FRIML (1879-1972) Czech-born composer of operettas, musicals, songs and piano pieces, best known for "Rose-Marie" and "The Vagabond King". Good lot of eight signed items, includes: typed D.S., 5pp. 4to., [n.p.], April 20, 1960, an agreement

Lot: 1600 - (JEWISH COMPOSERS, MUSICIANS, AND MORE)

(JEWISH COMPOSERS, MUSICIANS, AND MORE) Lot of ten signed items, all Jewish composers, musicians, conductors, etc. includes: MAX ETTINGER (A.M.Q.S. Cantus "Hebraicus", and two T.L.S.s), SIEGFRIED OCHS (A.L.S. and T.L.S., 1918-19), SALOMON JADASSOHN

Lot: 1601 - VINCENT D'INDY

VINCENT D'INDY (1851-1931) French composer and teacher. A.M.Q.S. 6 1/2" x 4", four bars of D'Indy's 2nd Symphony, with an inscription in French. Signed at bottom right in black ink, and mounted in a small wood frame. Soiling at left edge, else very

Lot: 1602 - IRVING BERLIN

IRVING BERLIN (1888 - 1989) American songwriter who penned over 1,000 tunes including "God Bless America" and "There's No Business Like Show Business". Signature on an album page, his image pasted at left. Fine.

Lot: 1603 - BRUNO WALTER

BRUNO WALTER (1876-1962) German-born conductor, pianist and composer, collaborator of Gustav Mahler, widely considered to be one of the great conductors of the 20th century. S.P., 3 1/2" x 5 1/4" b/w, a real-photo postcard with a collar-up view of

Lot: 1604 - AURELIO GIORNI

AURELIO GIORNI (1895 - 1938) American pianist and composer of chamber music, orchestral music, etudes, as well as a sonata for piano and violoncello. Lot of two items, includes an I.S.P. 11" x 15 1/2" b/w, Nov. 22, 1915, a chest-up pose beneath

Lot: 1605 - OPERA

OPERA Lot of four signatures of opera singers, includes LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, LAURENCE TBETT, RISE STEVENS and LUCY MONROE. Very good.

Lot: 1606 - MUHAMMAD ALI SIGNED SILKSCREEN OF HIS BOXING

MUHAMMAD ALI SIGNED SILKSCREEN OF HIS BOXING PAINTING "STING LIKE A BEE" A terrific and especially rare signed limited edition silkscreen print of a painting created by Muhammad Ali, "Sting Like a Bee", 26" x 22" on high quality heavy cotton paper,

Lot: 1607 - MUHAMMAD ALI SIGNED SILKSCREEN OF HIS "GUIDING

MUHAMMAD ALI SIGNED SILKSCREEN OF HIS "GUIDING LIGHT" A rare signed limited edition silkscreen print of a painting created by Muhammad Ali, "Guiding Light", 25" x 22" on high quality heavy cotton paper, signed "Muhammad Ali" with a large 7" long

Lot: 1608 - GEORGE HERMAN "BABE" RUTH

GEORGE HERMAN "BABE" RUTH (1895 - 1948) Legendary American baseball star and Hall of Famer who hit 60 homer runs in 1927 and had a career total of 714. A.D.S., 1p. 8" x 3" (sight), Ruth's imprinted personal check made out by him to "Herbert

Lot: 1609 - GEORGE HERMAN "BABE" RUTH

GEORGE HERMAN "BABE" RUTH (1895 - 1948) Legendary American baseball star and Hall of Famer who hit 60 homer runs in 1927 and had a career total of 714. Terrific, bold signature on the verso of a 3 1/2" x 2" New York businessman's card: "Best wishes

Lot: 1610 - 1941 BROOKLYN DODGERS NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

1941 BROOKLYN DODGERS NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS SIGNED BASEBALL A great signed baseball from the 1941 pennant-winning Brooklyn Dodgers, a Ford Frick Spalding Official National League ball signed on the "sweet spot" by team manger LEO DUROCHER, also

Lot: 1611 - 1987 MINNESOTA TWINS RAWLINGS WORLD SERIES SIGNED

1987 MINNESOTA TWINS RAWLINGS WORLD SERIES SIGNED BASEBALL 1987 Rawlings Official World Series baseball signed by 29 members of the Series-winning Minnesota Twins. Among the names we are able to discern are Kirby Puckett, Bert Blyleven, Randy Bush,

Lot: 1612 - STAN MUSIAL

STAN MUSIAL (1920-2013) Outfielder and first baseman with the St. Louis Cardinals for twenty-two seasons, widely regarded as one of the greatest and most consistent hitters in the game. Signature in blue ink on the "sweet spot" of a Rawlings

Lot: 1613 - MUHAMMAD ALI

MUHAMMAD ALI (1942-2017) American boxer and three time heavyweight champion, stripped of his title for refusing military service. Fine S.P. 8" x 10" color, artist Don Sprague's impression of the champion in three views, a limited numbered edition

Lot: 1614 - BASEBALL, FOOTBALL, AND OTHER SPORT AUTOGRAPHS

BASEBALL, FOOTBALL, AND OTHER SPORT AUTOGRAPHS Good lot of 14 various signed items, includes Baseball Hall of Fame Gold Plaque cards signed by JOE DIMAGGIO and WILLIE MAYS, signed photos of various sizes signed by WARRREN SPAHN, KYLE PETTY, PETE

Lot: 1615 - CAL RIPKEN, JR.

CAL RIPKEN, JR. (b. 1960) Baltimore Oriole, compiled 3,184 hits, 431 home runs, and 1,695 RBIs during his career, a 19-time All-Star and best known for holding the record for consecutive games played, 2,632, surpassing Lou Gehrig's streak of 2,130.

Lot: 1616 - MALCOLM CAMPBELL

MALCOLM CAMPBELL (1885 - 1948) English auto racer who set the first land speed record (146.16 MPH) and set three water speed records. Interestingly, all of his record-setting autos and boats were named "Bluebird". A "short snorter", a one rupee

Lot: 1617 - BANDLEADERS, MUSICIANS AND SINGERS

BANDLEADERS, MUSICIANS AND SINGERS Excellent lot of over 70 vintage signatures of Big Band leaders, musicians and signers, many obtained in person by a devoted Philadelphia-area collector who penciled note on the verso as to location and date the

Lot: 1618 - "GARAGE BANDS"

"GARAGE BANDS" Pair of signed photos, includes the band THE KINGSMEN who recorded the party anthem 'Louie, Louie', 10' x 8' b/w, ca. 1970, signed by five members. Also included is a signed photo by THE STRANGELOVES, 8' x 10' and signed with first

Lot: 1619 - "THE BOWERY BOYS"

"THE BOWERY BOYS" Vintage signatures of four members of the cast of the popular film series, "The Bowery Boys", each signing on a separate album page ca. 1940s. Present are LEO GORCEY, HUNTZ HALL, GABRIEL DELL and BERNARD PUNSLEY. Small images are

Lot: 1620 - (MAGICIANS' PROGRAMS)

(MAGICIANS' PROGRAMS) Great pair of programs from two well known magicians, "Dante" and "Blackstone", each about 9" x 12", about 20pp. and containing within photos from their shows, simple magic tricks, anecdotes, etc. Both are ca. 1940s, very

Lot: 1621 - AUTOGRAPH MISCELLANY

AUTOGRAPH MISCELLANY Good lot of five signed items executed by a variety of personages, includes: COLIN POWELL American general and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, instrumental in the defeat of the Iraqi armies in the U.N. police action against Iraq.

Lot: 1622 - AUTOGRAPH MISCELLANY

AUTOGRAPH MISCELLANY Balance of a collection, includes signatures of TED KENNEDY, ALAN LADD, "SMILEY" BURNETTE", RAYMOND HATTON, and one unidentified. Very good.

Lot: 1623 - BELA LUGOSI

BELA LUGOSI (1882 - 1956) American actor immortalized by his role as the vampire in Dracula, later money and health woes forced him to take B-movie roles as villains. I.S.P., 7 1/4" x 9 1/2" (sight), a chest-up publicity portrait, signed at the

Lot: 1624 - BERT LAHR

BERT LAHR (1895 - 1967) American comedian who started his career on the burlesque circuit and later gained fame as the Cowardly Lion in "The Wizard of Oz". Vintage signature on an album page, with a few small portraits pasted about the writing.

Lot: 1625 - BIG BANDS

BIG BANDS Lot of four signatures of Big Band band leaders and other notables on individual album pages, all mounted to a larger album page. Includes: GLENN MILLER, JIMMY DORSEY, BOB CROSBY, and TED LEWIS. Very good.

Lot: 1626 - BIG BANDS OF THE 30S AND 40S

BIG BANDS OF THE 30S AND 40S Excellent lot of ten signatures on 3" x 5" white cards of Big Band leaders, musicians, singers, etc. from the Thirties and Forties. Includes: COUNT BASIE, GENE KRUPA, ARTIE SHAW, PEGGY LEE, BOB CROSBY, GUY LOMBARDO,

Lot: 1627 - BILL ROBINSON

BILL ROBINSON (1878-1949) American dancer, a vaudeville tap-dancer who starred in several films opposite Shirley Temple. Signature on an album page with a small portrait pasted beside it. Fine.

Lot: 1627A - BRUCE LEE

BRUCE LEE (1940 - 1973) Chinese-American actor and athlete who parlayed his skill in karate to popularize the karate genre films of the Sixties and Seventies. An outstanding signed piece, Bruce Lee's black ink signature in English and Chinese

Lot: 1628 - BOB DYLAN

BOB DYLAN (b. 1941) The most influential singer and songwriter of his era, Dylan set the example for most folk singers who followed him. His music has gone through many transitions, but always retaining the unique soulful style that is his

Lot: 1629 - CHICO MARX

CHICO MARX (1886 - 1961) Member of the famous Marx Brothers comedy film team, remembered for his portrayal of an Italian bumpkin and his mastery of the piano. In-person inscription and signature on an album page. Fine.

Lot: 1630 - COUNTRY MUSIC AND GRAND OLE OPRY SIGNED PHOTOS

COUNTRY MUSIC AND GRAND OLE OPRY SIGNED PHOTOS Very large collection of about 70 signed photographs of country music stars of the Fifties and Sixties, some on color photos removed from programs, others on studio photographs, almost all 8" x 10".

Lot: 1631 - DICK CLARK

DICK CLARK (1929 - 2012) American radio and television icon, best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987. Great vintage-signed association item, the sheet music and lyrics for the Bill Haley and the Comets hit "Rock Around the

Lot: 1632 - DICK POWELL

DICK POWELL (1904 - 1963) Early singing star who later became a screen detective. Good content T.L.S. on Twentieth Century Fox letterhead, 1p. 4to., Beverly Hills, Oct. 24, 1956. Powell thanks the man for sending his book "I Discover Columbus",

Lot: 1633 - DUKE ELLINGTON

DUKE ELLINGTON (1899 - 1974) American band leader and composer of such hits as "Mood Indigo", "Ko Ko" and "Sophisticated Lady". Vintage inscription and signature on an album page. Fine.

Lot: 1634 - ENTERTAINMENT AUTOGRAPHS

ENTERTAINMENT AUTOGRAPHS Good lot of 17 signed items, mostly S.P.'s , from various entertainment, music, sports, and broadcast news personalities. Includes: BOB HOPE (signed book), WAYNE NEWTON (x2), O.J. SIMPSON (x2), ANN BLYTH, JOHN DAVIDSON,

Lot: 1635 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: DAN DURYEA,

Lot: 1636 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: FRED STONE,

Lot: 1637 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: ETHEL WATERS,

Lot: 1638 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: RAY BOLGER,

Lot: 1639 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: ROSEMARY

Lot: 1640 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: JIMMY

Lot: 1641 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: ALEX

Lot: 1642 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: DEAN JAGGER,

Lot: 1643 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: MAYO METHOT,

Lot: 1644 - FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

FILM ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS Good lot of over thirty vintage signatures of film stars and other entertainers on album pages collected by a Philadelphia-area enthusiast. Most of the pages bear a small portrait of the celebrity. Included is: THE RITZ

Lot: 1645 - FRANK SINATRA

FRANK SINATRA (1915 - 1998) American singer and actor and a widely-popular sensation during his entire fifty year career. Bold subscription and signature nicely matted with a photo of the great crooner early in his career. Fine.

Lot: 1646 - GENE KELLY

GENE KELLY (1912 - 1995) American dancer, director and actor, a star of the 1930's and 1940's. S.P., 8 1/2" x 11", the back cover of the program from an Ohio presentation of "Take Me Along" which starred the great singer and dancer. Very good.

Lot: 1647 - HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD Good group of 15+ signatures of Hollywood stars and other entertainers on large album pages, includes: PAUL MUNI, RAY BOLGER, PAUL ROBESON, GLADY GEORGE, PETER LIND HAYES, EDMUND LOWE, GEORGE JESSEL, SABU, EDDIE CANTOR, AL JOLSON, HENRY

Lot: 1648 - HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD Large group of 20 signed photos of various Hollywood and television entertainers, most 8" x 10", includes: ROBERT MONTGOMERY, FLORA ROBSON, MARTHA RAYE, JOHNNY CARSON, GREGORY HINES, RICHARD DREYFUS, BLAIR BROWN, MARKIE POST, STELLA

Lot: 1649 - HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD Fine lot of 15 signatures of prominent Hollywood stars of the Thirties and Forties, almost all obtained in-person. Includes: JOAN FONTAINE, RODDY MCDOWALL, MILTON BERLE, DOROTHY LAMOUR, OZZIE NELSON, JACK BENNY, ROCHESTER, DANNY KAYE,

Lot: 1650 - HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD Fine lot of 19 signatures of prominent Hollywood stars of the Thirties and Forties, almost all obtained in-person. Includes: STEPIN FETCHIT, SIMONE SIMON, FRANCHOT TONE, AL JOLSON, CAROLE LANDIS, JOHN BOLES, GEORGE JESSEL, LOU COSTELLO

Lot: 1651 - HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD Good lot of signed items, includes signed photographs of JACKIE GLEASON, KIRK DOUGLAS, VINCENT PRICE and LAUREN BACALL, with signatures on cards of DEAN MARTIN, CAROL CHANNING, DICK CLARK, ADAM WEST, CONNIE CHUNG, RAQUEL WELCH, SHIRLY

Lot: 1652 - JACK DEMPSEY

JACK DEMPSEY (1895 - 1983) "Manassa Mauler", American boxing heavyweight champion and one of the greatest of all time. Vintage postcard image of Dempsey in a boxing stance, boldly inscribed and signed. Small bit of tape at upper-left, else very

Lot: 1653 - JOHNNY CASH

JOHNNY CASH American country music and rock music singer and songwriter and the husband of June Carter Cash. Signature in black ink on a 3" x 5" index card, adding "Sincerely". Bears biographical inscriptions on recto and verso, else very good to

Lot: 1654 - LES PAUL

LES PAUL (1915 – 2009) American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, and inventor. He was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar. Ca. 1960s black pick guard, 7" x 3", upon which Paul engraved his name with a sharp

Lot: 1655 - LILLIAN GISH

LILLIAN GISH (1896 - 1993) American film actress who appeared in over 100 films and was one of the silent era's greatest stars. Her autobiography: "The Movies, Mr. Griffith, and Me" (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc.), 1969, 388pp. 8vo., beige

Lot: 1656 - LOUIS ARMSTRONG

LOUIS ARMSTRONG (1900 - 1971) "Satchmo", American jazz musician and inventor of scat singing, remembered for his trumpet excellence and raspy singing. Vintage inscription and signature on an album page. Bit of tape in one corner, else fine.

Lot: 1657 - LUCIANO PAVAROTTI

LUCIANO PAVAROTTI (1935 - 2007) Italian operatic tenor who also ventured into popular music. Lot of sixteen signed first day covers, each 9 1/2" x 4", commemorating "Luciano Pavarotti Day" on October 28, 1989. Each signed at center in black ink,

Lot: 1658 - LUCIANO PAVAROTTI

LUCIANO PAVAROTTI (1935 - 2007) Italian operatic tenor who also ventured into popular music. lot of approx. 45 commemorative stamps honoring Pavarotti issued by the island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, each approx. 4" x 3 1/4", each

Lot: 1659 - LUCIANO PAVAROTTI

LUCIANO PAVAROTTI (1935 - 2007) Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, one of the greatest and most commercially-succesful tenors of all times. Lot of two signed programs, each 6" x 11, from a 1980 solo performance in

Lot: 1660 - MARIAN ANDERSON

MARIAN ANDERSON (1902 - 1993) Black-American contralto who broke opera's racial barriers with her superb performances at the Metropolitan Opera House and at many of the finest opera houses of the world. The richness and wide range of her voice was

Lot: 1661 - MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI (1912 – 2007) Italian film director and screenwriter, best known for his "trilogy on modernity and its discontents": L'Avventura (1960), La Notte (1961), and L'Eclisse (1962), as well as the English-language Blowup

Lot: 1662 - PAUL ROBESON

PAUL ROBESON (1898 - 1976) American actor and singer. The son of a former slave, Robeson excelled on Broadway in such productions as Emperor Jones, Porgy, and Othello. Signature on a 1p. 8vo. single-sheet program for a ca. 1934 performance of

Lot: 1663 - RUDOLF FRIML

RUDOLF FRIML (1879-1972) Czech-born composer of operettas, musicals, songs and piano pieces, best known for "Rose-Marie" and "The Vagabond King". Good lot of four signed items, includes: Partly-printed D.S., 4pp. long 4to., Los Angeles, Sep. 17,

Lot: 1664 - RUDOLF FRIML

RUDOLF FRIML (1879-1972) Czech-born composer of operettas, musicals, songs and piano pieces, best known for "Rose-Marie" and "The Vagabond King". Good lot of six signed pieces, includes: three copies of a typed D.S., 1p. 4to. New York, Aug. 26,

Lot: 1665 - RUDOLF NUREYEV

RUDOLF NUREYEV (1938-1993) Russian ballet dancer and choreographer, widely regarded as one of the most gifted male performers. I.S.P., 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" b/w, a chest-up view of Nureyev in performance makeup. He signs at bottom right in blue ink,

Lot: 1666 - SPENCER TRACY

SPENCER TRACY (1900 - 1967) American actor and two-time Academy Award winner, his most memorable roles were opposite Katherine Hepburn. Fine S.P., 6" x 8" b/w, a close-up portrait signed in blue ink. Fine

Lot: 1667 - TELEVISION NOTABLES

TELEVISION NOTABLES Lot of 23 signatures on album pages and small sheets of notable television personalities, includes: TONY RANDALL, JACK KLUGMAN, GORDON JUMP, KITTY CARLISLE, LORNE GREENE, FRED ALLEN, GEORGE JESSEL, WILLIAM T. ORR (2), CLIFF

Lot: 1668 - THE THREE STOOGES

THE THREE STOOGES Vintage signatures of the comedy trio the Three Stooges on two matted album pages. Includes MOE HOWARD who signs a pink page: "From The Three Stooges Moe", with a second pale green page signed by CURLY HOWARD as "Curly" and by

Lot: 1669 - TONY CURTIS

TONY CURTIS (1925-2010) American film actor whose career spanned six decades, acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a wide range of genres, from light comedy to serious drama. Excellent signed and illustrated book, "Tony Curtis : The

Lot: 1670 - VINCENT PRICE

VINCENT PRICE (1911 - 1994) American film star remembered for his roles in horror films and his narrations. I.S.P. 8" x 10" b/w, a chest-up pose in character, nicely signed in black marker. Fine.

Lot: 1671 - VINCENT PRICE

VINCENT PRICE (1911 - 1994) American film star remembered for his roles in horror films and his narrations. S.P., 8 1/2" x 11", the back cover of the program from an Ohio presentation of "Oliver" which starred Price as "Fagin". Very good.

Lot: 1672 - ROYAL CROWN COLA ADVERTISING FAN FEATURING SHIRLEY

ROYAL CROWN COLA ADVERTISING FAN FEATURING SHIRLEY TEMPLE World War II-era paper fan, approx. 8" x 12" with handle, featuring an image of a young adult Shirley Temple holding a bottle of Royal Crown Cola. The reverse bears additional RC Cola

Lot: 1673 - TIMOTHY MCVEIGH'S ESSAY ON "HYPOCRISY" IN RESPONSE

TIMOTHY MCVEIGH'S ESSAY ON "HYPOCRISY" IN RESPONSE TO OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING TIMOTHY MCVEIGH (1968 - 2001) American terrorist who detonated a truck bomb in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. The attack

Lot: 1674 - AYATOLLAH RUHOLLAH KHOMEINI

AYATOLLAH RUHOLLAH KHOMEINI (1902 - 1989) Iranian Shia Muslim religious leader and politician, the founder of Iran as an Islamic republic and leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution which overthrew Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Following the

Lot: 1675 - SADDAM HUSSEIN PALACE TOWEL AND PLACE MATS

SADDAM HUSSEIN PALACE TOWEL AND PLACE MATS Lot of three two items taken by an American soldier from dictator Saddam Hussein's Baghdad palace, includes an oval place mat with pink embroidery trimmed with gold thread, and a cotton hand towel, 35" x

Lot: 1676 - IRAQI BA'ATH PARTY CERTIFICATE

IRAQI BA'ATH PARTY CERTIFICATE Certificate of Party Membership issued to an Iraqi woman by Sadam Hussein's Ba'ath Party, 1p. 14" x 10". The certificate bears the woman's name and the famous photo image of the Iraqi dictator defiantly brandishing a

Lot: 1677 - "IVORY" PYRALIN BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

"IVORY" PYRALIN BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER Very early example of the use of one of the first plastics, "Pyralin", a white, striated plastic made between 1900 and 1920 by the Arlington Co. in New Jersey. DuPont purchased Arlington in 1917 and began

Lot: 1678 - ARNOLD ROTHSTEIN

ARNOLD ROTHSTEIN (1882 - 1928) "The Brain", a Jewish-American racketeer, businessman and gambler who became a kingpin of the Jewish mob in New York. Rothstein was widely reputed to have organized corruption in professional athletics, including

Lot: 1679 - PORTRAIT OF MAJOR WELCH BY NOTED FORGER ELMYR DE

PORTRAIT OF MAJOR WELCH BY NOTED FORGER ELMYR DE HORY ELMYR DE HORY (1906 - 1976) Hungarian-born painter and art forger, who is said to have sold over a thousand forgeries to reputable art galleries all over the world. His forgeries garnered

Lot: 1680 - UNITED MINEWORKERS OF AMERICA SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH -

UNITED MINEWORKERS OF AMERICA SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - TONY BOYLE, THOMAS KENNEDY AND JOHN L. LEWIS A superb original S.P. showing the leadership of the United Mine Workers at the peak of its power, its top three leaders signing beneath their respective

Lot: 1681 - (KU KLUX KLAN) ROBERT SHELTON

(KU KLUX KLAN) ROBERT SHELTON (1929-2003) Imperial Wizard of the United Klans of America until their bankruptcy and dissolution in 1987. Bold signature in blue ink on a 5 3/4" x 3 1/4" card, blind-embossed with the Imperial Seal of the UKA. Shows a

Lot: 1682 - G. GORDON LIDDY

G. GORDON LIDDY (b. 1930) American lawyer best known for organizing and directing the Watergate burglary, served fifty-two months in federal prison. Good group of two signed items, includes: I.S.P., 8" x 10" color, a chest-up publicity image of

Lot: 1683 - J. EDGAR HOOVER

J. EDGAR HOOVER (1895 - 1972) Controversial Director of the F.B.I. who built the organization into the world's finest investigative agency. Pair of T.L.S.s on FBI letterhead, each 1p. 8vo., Washington, 1954 and 1965, both sent to a Pennsylvania

Lot: 1684 - HORACE GREELY

HORACE GREELY (1811-1872) Essayist and editor of the "New-York Tribune", Liberal Republican candidate in the 1872 presidential election. Best remembered for his quip: "Go West, young man, and grow up with the country". Good content A.L.S. on

Lot: 1685 - HORACE GREELEY

HORACE GREELEY (1811 - 1872) American journalist and founder of the New York Tribune which advocated abolition, universal amnesty and suffrage. Greeley also posted bail for Jefferson Davis. "...As I do not understand from your letter that any

Lot: 1686 - EARLY PENNSYLVANIA COURT DOCUMENTS

EARLY PENNSYLVANIA COURT DOCUMENTS Large grouping of approx. 120 legal documents, almost all manuscript and most court-issued, from Cumberland County and surrounding Pennsylvania counties. Virtually all of the docuemnts emanate from Courts of

Lot: 1687 - POPE JOHN PAUL II

POPE JOHN PAUL II (1920 - 2005) Polish Pope, the first non-Italian to be elevated to the papacy in 455 years. Signed newspaper "Joannes Paulus II", as he appeared in "The Chicago Tribune", Oct. 5, 1979, celebrating the Pope's visit to Chicago and

Lot: 1688 - BENEDICT XVI

BENEDICT XVI (b. 1927) Pope of the Catholic Church from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Signature "Benedict PP XVI" in silver ink on the front cover of the Feb. 25, 2013 edition of "Time" magazine, featuring a cover photo of Benedict with the

Lot: 1689 - (EPISCOPAL CHURCH) REV. DR. SAMUEL FARMER JARVIS

(EPISCOPAL CHURCH) REV. DR. SAMUEL FARMER JARVIS GROUPING Group of approx. 40+ largely 4pp. letters, with a few documents, most penned to or pertaining to Rev. Dr. Samuel F. Jarvis. Largely unread, but wide-ranging including theological, personal,

Lot: 1690 - THE CRUCIFIXION OF CHRIST CARVED IN MEERSCHAUM

THE CRUCIFIXION OF CHRIST CARVED IN MEERSCHAUM Exquisitely detailed carving, approx. 12 3/4" x 16", executed in meerschaum (or sepiolite), a soft, easily carved mineral, likely during the mid-19th century. The carving depicts the crucifixion of

Lot: 1691 - SUSAN B. ANTHONY

SUSAN B. ANTHONY (1820 - 1906) American reformer active in suffrage, temperance and abolitionist movements instrumental in obtaining women the right to vote. Excellent, historic association inscribed and signed book, "The History of Woman Suffrage,

Lot: 1692 - CLARA BARTON

CLARA BARTON (1821 - 1912) American nurse who tended the wounded in the Civil War and later founded the American Red Cross. Fine content A.L.S., 6pp. 8vo., Glen Echo, Feb. 26, 1907 to Mary Kensel Wells, Secretary of the National First Aid

Lot: 1693 - BYRON DE LA BECKWITH

BYRON DE LA BECKWITH (1920 - 2001) American white supremacist and Klansman who in 1994 was convicted of assassinating civil rights leader Medgar Evers. Large lot of signed items and other associated relics, includes: Ledger book containing approx.

Lot: 1694 - JAMES EARL RAY WANTED POSTER

JAMES EARL RAY WANTED POSTER Rare original wanted poster, 10 1/4" x 16", issued by the FBI on April 19, 1968, seeking information leading to the arrest of JAMES EARL RAY (1928-1998), the assassin of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. on

Lot: 1695 - JAMES EARL RAY "ALIAS" WANTED POSTER

JAMES EARL RAY "ALIAS" WANTED POSTER Rare original wanted poster, 10 1/4" x 16", issued by the FBI on April 17, 1968, seeking information leading to the arrest of JAMES EARL RAY (1928-1998), the assassin of civil rights leader Martin Luther King,

Lot: 1696 - JOHN WAYNE GACY

JOHN WAYNE GACY (1942 - 1994) Notorious mass murderer of over thirty young men whom he buried beneath his home, executed after many appeals and postponements. Original hand-drawn and signed artwork, 12" x 18", a group of detailed graphite sketches

Lot: 1697 - JOHN WAYNE GACY

JOHN WAYNE GACY (1942 - 1994) Notorious mass murderer of over thirty young men whom he buried beneath his home, executed after many appeals and postponements. Original hand-drawn and signed artwork, 12" x 18", a group of detailed graphite sketches

Lot: 1698 - JOHN WAYNE GACY

JOHN WAYNE GACY (1942 - 1994) Notorious mass murderer of over thirty young men whom he buried beneath his home, executed after many appeals and postponements. Original hand-drawn and signed artwork, 12" x 18", a detailed graphite sketch of a human

Lot: 1699 - JOHN WAYNE GACY

JOHN WAYNE GACY (1942 - 1994) Notorious mass murderer of over thirty young men whom he buried beneath his home, executed after many appeals and postponements. Original hand-drawn and colored artwork, 12" x 18", a fall harvest scene with the

Lot: 1700 - JOHN WAYNE GACY

JOHN WAYNE GACY (1942 - 1994) Notorious mass murderer of over thirty young men whom he buried beneath his home, executed after many appeals and postponements. Original hand-drawn and signed artwork, 12" x 18", an "inspirational" poster reading:

Lot: 1701 - CHARLES MANSON

CHARLES MANSON (1934 - 2017) Drifter whose "family" committed the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. Fine piece of original art executed by Manson on a sheet of 8 1/2" x 11" paper, a psychedelic depiction of a large, stylized swastika in black

Lot: 1702 - CHARLES MANSON

CHARLES MANSON (1934 - 2017) Drifter whose "family" committed the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. Excellent D.S., 1p. 4to., San Quentin, 1985, an inventory of the contents of Manson's cell, signed by him at bottom to which he adds his

Lot: 1703 - CHARLES MANSON

CHARLES MANSON (1934 - 2017) Drifter whose "family" committed the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. D.S., 1p. 4to., [Corcoran State Prison, Ca., ca. Dec. 14, 2007], a copy of a "State of California Crime/Incident Report" in which a

Lot: 1704 - CHARLES MANSON

CHARLES MANSON (1934-2017) Drifter whose "family" committed the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. Carbon typed copy of a "State of California Inmate/Parolee Appeal Form", 1p. 4to., [Corcoran State Prison], May 28, 1997. In his complaint,

Lot: 1705 - CHARLES MANSON QUESTIONS HIS GUARDS

CHARLES MANSON QUESTIONS HIS GUARDS (1934 - 2017) Drifter whose "family" committed the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. D.S., 2p. 4to., photocopy of an official statement alleging that officers of Corcoran State Prison's Investigative

Lot: 1706 - CHARLES MANSON

CHARLES MANSON (1934 - 2017) Drifter whose "family" committed the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. Typical incoherent content Manson A.L.S. (unisgned) with transmittal envelope addressed to a man in England, 2pp. 4to., Represa, Ca., 1964, in

Lot: 1707 - CHARLES MANSON

CHARLES MANSON (1934 - 2017) Drifter whose "family" committed the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. A.L.S in pencil on a lined sheet, 1p. 4to., Vacaville, Oct. 1974, to David Nicolaou in England. Manson writes in his typically random hand:

Lot: 1708 - CHARLES MANSON

CHARLES MANSON (1934-2017) Drifter whose "family" committed the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. Annotated copy of a 1998 California Dept. of Corrections letter concerning a transfer of Manson to a Protective Housing Unit at Corcoran. The

Lot: 1709 - (EUROPEAN TRAVEL)

(EUROPEAN TRAVEL) Large group of ca. 1880-1930 Eruropean travel ephemera, includes maps, brochures, pamphlets, photo postcard books, etc. from Bordeaux, Naples, Bonn and the German Rhine region, Inverness, London, and Scotland, a 1927 "Collegiate

Lot: 1710 - AUTOGRAPH MISCELLANY

AUTOGRAPH MISCELLANY Group of ten signatures of various personalities on album pages, the balance of a large collection. Includes: JACK DEMPSEY, WENDELL WILLKIE, JASCHA HEIFETZ, OSCAR LEVANT, LILY PONS, MAXIE ROSENBLOOM, CHARLIE SPIVAK, MARY LOU

Lot: 1711 - AUTOGRAPH MISCELLANY

AUTOGRAPH MISCELLANY Balance of an autograph collection, includes pieces signed by LINUS PAULING, RAY BRADBURY, DR. BENJAMIN SPOCK, CHARLES KURALT, ED ASNER, STAN MUSIAL, and NANCY KERRIGAN.

Lot: 1712 - S.S. BREMEN POCKET KNIVES

S.S. BREMEN POCKET KNIVES Two collectible pocket knives bearing images of the famous ocean liner S.S. BREMEN, each 3 1/4" long , blades oxidized, marked "D. HERDER OHLIGS", the second "HARTKOPF & CO. SOLINGEN". S.S. Bremen was a German-built




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