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Auction Date Oct 19 Auction
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Lot: 1 - A MID-18TH CENTURY, BRITISH IRON-HILTED HANGER BY

A MID-18TH CENTURY, BRITISH IRON-HILTED HANGER BY WILLIAM HARVEY A handsome example of a British infantry hanger of the French & Indian War period, 29 in. L overall. The curved, single-edged blade is 22 1/4 in. L x 1 3/16 in. W at the ricasso and

Lot: 2 - CROWN POINT HORN OF CONNECTICUT PROVINCIAL

CROWN POINT HORN OF CONNECTICUT PROVINCIAL EBENEZER REYNOLDS, C. 1759 Horn carved in the provincial manner, inscribed with brig- and schooner-rigged (warships that may be intended to represent the British naval force on Lakes George and Champlain),

Lot: 3 - FRENCH & INDIAN WAR BRITISH OFFICER BRITISH

FRENCH & INDIAN WAR BRITISH OFFICER BRITISH SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY Unknown British Infantry Officer, c. 1755 Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 inches, in early Victorian, gilt composition frame; old varnish and relining with scattered inpainting throughout.

Lot: 4 - (DEATH OF WOLFE) WILLIAM WOOLLETT after BENJAMIN

(DEATH OF WOLFE) WILLIAM WOOLLETT after BENJAMIN WEST To the Kings Most Excellent Majesty.: This plate, The Death of General Wolfe, is with: His gracious Permission Humbly dedicated by his Majesty's most Dutiful Subject and Servant. Published as the

Lot: 5 - JUSTE CHEVILLET (1729-1790) after F.L.J. WATTEAU

JUSTE CHEVILLET (1729-1790) after F.L.J. WATTEAU Mort du Marquis de Montcalm Gozon (Death of the Marquis Montcalm) Copperplate engraving after original work by François Louis Joseph Watteau (1731-1798) Paris, Chez Le Noir (n.d., but circa 1780);

Lot: 6 - FIRE BUCKET FROM THE WRECK OF THE HMS INVINCIBLE

FIRE BUCKET FROM THE WRECK OF THE HMS INVINCIBLE (1758) Leather water or fire bucket with original leather-covered, rope handle from the Royal Navy warship HMS Invincible. Used aboard ship for a variety of purposes, but principally as a sound,

Lot: 7 - CARTRIDGE BOX FROM WRECK OF THE HOLLANDIA, 1743 On

CARTRIDGE BOX FROM WRECK OF THE HOLLANDIA, 1743 On 3 July 1743, the Hollandia, a 700 ton ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), set off on her maiden voyage from Texel, enroute to the Dutch East Indies. Armed with more than 40 cannon, she had

Lot: 8 - AN EARLY 18TH CENTURY BRITISH FLINTLOCK MUSKET A

AN EARLY 18TH CENTURY BRITISH FLINTLOCK MUSKET A heavy and early 18th century flintlock musket, 56 1/2 in. L overall, with a round, 3-stage barrel having an extremely broad breech, 39 in. L and of 0.84 caliber bore, with partly indecipherable

Lot: 9 - MORAVIAN MISSIONARY JOHN JOSEPH

MORAVIAN MISSIONARY JOHN JOSEPH ("SHEBOSH") BULL'S 1746-DATED, CLASP OR FOLDING KNIFE John Joseph Bull (1721-1788) was the son of John and Elizabeth Bull, who immigrated from Powys, Wales to eastern Pennsylvania early in the 18th century. The younger

Lot: 10 - AN 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY LOCK COVER FOR A

AN 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY LOCK COVER FOR A FLINTLOCK RIFLE OR FUSIL Blackened leather, grain-out, 3 1/2 in H (at lock apex in center) x 12 5/8 in. L, with 1/8 in. diameter hole on recto, centered 1/4 in. up from the bottom edge, for attaching the

Lot: 11 - JEAN BAPTISTE LE PAON (c. 1736-c. 1785) French

JEAN BAPTISTE LE PAON (c. 1736-c. 1785) French Dragoons Attacking Prussian Hussars, circa 1756 Brown and grey watercolor wash, heightened by white, over pencil, on laid paper (watermarked "BLAUW") and signed 'Le Paon' at center bottom; 13 7/8 x 9 7/8

Lot: 12 - JEAN BAPTISTE LE PAON (c. 1736-c. 1785) French

JEAN BAPTISTE LE PAON (c. 1736-c. 1785) French Grenadiers at Rest, circa 1756 Brown and grey wash, heightened by white, over pencil on laid paper (watermarked "BLAUW); and signed 'Le Paon' at right bottom, 13 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.; conservation framed. The

Lot: 13 - EARLY 18TH C. BRITISH CUTTEAU British cutteau or

EARLY 18TH C. BRITISH CUTTEAU British cutteau or hanger of a form popular with naval officers, privateersmen and pirates (judging from period artwork and archaeological evidence from shipwrecks), 1700-1730. Brass-mounted hilt consisting of D-shaped

Lot: 14 - PRUSSIAN MODEL 1740 INFANTRY MUSKET AND BAYONET

PRUSSIAN MODEL 1740 INFANTRY MUSKET AND BAYONET (INFANTERIEGEWEHR 1740) This is a superb example of the Prussian infantry musket introduced in 1740 and which was the principal arm carried by the Prussian Army during its campaigns in the Seven Years'

Lot: 15 - SERGEANT’S PARTIZAN, KINGDOM OF

SERGEANT'S PARTIZAN, KINGDOM OF POLAND-SAXONY, 1ST HALF, 18TH C. A partisan as carried by senior non-commissioned officers of the combined Kingdom of Poland-Saxony during the first half of the 18th century. A leaf-shaped blade of 12 in. L widens into

Lot: 16 - DOMINIC SERRES, RA (1719-1793) AN IMPORTANT GEORGE

DOMINIC SERRES, RA (1719-1793) AN IMPORTANT GEORGE III OVERMANTEL MIRROR WITH NAVAL VIEWS, C. 1766 The rectangular top consisting of a thick wooden panel, centrally painted with a coastal landscape, flanked by octagonal-shaped ship scenes, above a

Lot: 17 - A CONTINENTAL ARMY-ALTERED, FRENCH M1717 RAMPART

A CONTINENTAL ARMY-ALTERED, FRENCH M1717 RAMPART MUSKET WITH BAYONET Overall length: 63 1/4 in. Barrel length: 47 1/8 in. Bore: 0.78 Weight: 10.6 lbs. In February 1777, Silas Deane and Benjamin Franklin, the commissioners to France from the

Lot: 18 - FRENCH MODEL 1767 ‘EPEE D’

FRENCH MODEL 1767 'EPEE D' OFFICIER' Length: 35 7/8 in. Blade: 29 7/8 in. L x 7/8 in. W This smallsword form or pattern is that officially authorized in 1767 by the French King to be worn by all infantry officers in the French royal army and thus,

Lot: 19 - AN AMERICAN COMPOSITE OR COMMITTEE OF SAFETY

AN AMERICAN COMPOSITE OR COMMITTEE OF SAFETY MUSKET, C. 1775 Overall Length: 57 in. Barrel: 42 in. Bore: 0.81 Found in New Brunswick, Canada in 1936, the musket appears to be an American composite or possibly Committee of Safety musket that was later

Lot: 20 - The American General Lee taken Prisoner by

The American General Lee taken Prisoner by Lieutenant Colonel Harcourt of the English Army, in Morris County, New Jersey [1776] Line engraving by Hawkins after Hamilton, London, 1783. Charles Lee, former British officer and now major general in the

Lot: 21 - THOMAS DIXON after SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS Henry, Earl

THOMAS DIXON after SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS Henry, Earl of Pembroke & Montgomery Mezzotint by Thomas Dixon, pub. 5 Feb. 1771 by William Wynne Ryland, Cornhill, London; 18 x 13 in. platemark with wide margins; within French mat. Pembroke, then a major

Lot: 22 - JOHN RAPHAEL SMITH (1751-1812) after SIR JOSHUA

JOHN RAPHAEL SMITH (1751-1812) after SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS Lt. Col. Tarleton Mezzotint by John Raphael Smith, published 4 Oct. 1782, London; 25 x 15 3/8 in. (trimmed within platemark, includes full image and legend below), float-mounted in French mat

Lot: 23 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR BRITISH LIGHT DRAGOON SABER

REVOLUTIONARY WAR BRITISH LIGHT DRAGOON SABER Length: 44 7/8 in. Blade: 36 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. Weight: 2.8 lbs. Light dragoons were established in the British Army in 1756, when a troop was authorized to be raised in each dragoon regiment, with entire

Lot: 24 - LIGHT DRAGOON SABER FOR PROVINCIAL HORSE, c. 1781

LIGHT DRAGOON SABER FOR PROVINCIAL HORSE, c. 1781 Overall Length: 41 1/4 in. Blade: 35 5/8 in. L x 1 5/16 in. W In late 1780, Loyalist Benjamin Thompson, then Under-Secretary of State to Lord North, received permission to procure and import 500 light

Lot: 25 - BRANDING OF CONTINENTAL ARMY HORSES Thomas Werkes,

BRANDING OF CONTINENTAL ARMY HORSES Thomas Werkes, ADS, 1 p., 4 x 7.5 inches, dated "Fish Kill [New York] August 3rd: 1779". Werkes, a Deputy Quartermaster in the Continental Army, certifies "that Major Quackenbush has Got a Large Sorrel horse Mark'd

Lot: 26 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA SADDLE HOLSTERS A fine and

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA SADDLE HOLSTERS A fine and complete pair of early American horseman's pistol holsters, circa 1770-1800, complete with their bearskin-covered tops and the linen webbing/leather" girth" strap for attaching it around the horse. The

Lot: 27 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR ‘US’ BRANDED SADDLES

REVOLUTIONARY WAR 'US' BRANDED SADDLES Samuel P. Jones, ADS, 1 p., 5 x 8 1/2 inches, dated Hartford, Connecticut, 16 August 1780. Military Storekeeper Jones receipts for "Eight new Saddles branded US Publick Property" that were received from merchant

Lot: 28 - BRITISH LIGHT DRAGOON CARBINE, LAST QTR. 18TH

BRITISH LIGHT DRAGOON CARBINE, LAST QTR. 18TH CENTURY A light dragoon carbine for a volunteer troop or horse or yeomanry, patterned after the Elliot carbine, with pin-fastened, 28 in. L barrel of 0.65 caliber bearing Tower private proof marks on top

Lot: 29 - CAMP CHEST OF MAJOR BENJAMIN TUPPER, 8TH

CAMP CHEST OF MAJOR BENJAMIN TUPPER, 8TH MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENT, 1775 Benjamin Tupper (1738-1792) turned out during the Lexington Alarm and was appointed major of Fellow's or the 17th Massachusetts Regiment in late April 1775. During the Siege of

Lot: 30 - 1778 MAP OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA ZATTA, ANTONIO.

1778 MAP OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA ZATTA, ANTONIO. Il Canada, Le Colonie Inglesi con La Luigiana, e Florida. Double-page engraved map showing the eastern portion of North America. 14x19 inches sheet size, wide margins; hand-colored in outline; an

Lot: 31 - UNKNOWN ARTIST, BRITISH SCHOOL A Royal Navy

UNKNOWN ARTIST, BRITISH SCHOOL A Royal Navy Officer Taking Leave of His Wife, c. 1774 oil on canvas, 27 x 36 inches, within carved and gilded frame. Being a seafaring nation, it is not too surprising that Great Britain's genre art during the 18th and

Lot: 32 - SIR JOHN WILLIAMS (English, fl. 1760s-1780s), 1775

SIR JOHN WILLIAMS (English, fl. 1760s-1780s), 1775 A Draught for Building a Sloop of 14 Carriage Guns [HMS Hornet] Ink and pencil on laid paper (two heavy sheets joined), 13 1/2 x 38 in.; inscribed in upper right: "Navy Office/ 13th Novr. 1775/A

Lot: 33 - A FLINTLOCK TOWER PATTERN 1715/1778 SEA SERVICE

A FLINTLOCK TOWER PATTERN 1715/1778 SEA SERVICE PISTOL Round, plain, smoothbore 12 in. L barrel of 0.58 caliber bore, with centered Ordnance view and proof marks near breech and crown on tang; a plain, flat, beveled lock with plain, flat, reinforced

Lot: 34 - 1781 NAVAL BATTLE OF DOGGER BANK [inscribed in

1781 NAVAL BATTLE OF DOGGER BANK [inscribed in legend below scene] "To HYDE PARKER Esqr. VICE ADMIRAL of the BLUE SQUADRON of HIS MAJESTY'S FLEET. This Representation of the Action between the Squadron of Ships under his Command & a Dutch

Lot: 35 - 1780 NAVAL BATTLE OF CAPE VINCENT [inscribed in

1780 NAVAL BATTLE OF CAPE VINCENT [inscribed in legend below scene] "To Sr. G. B. RODNEY, Bart., ADML. of the WHITE & Kt. of the Most Hon: Order of the BATH &c. This Representation of the Defeat of a Squadron of Spanish Ships under the

Lot: 36 - PROFILE OF LIEUTENANT WILLIAM LIMBERLY, ROYAL

PROFILE OF LIEUTENANT WILLIAM LIMBERLY, ROYAL NAVY, 1781 Unknown artist, 18th c. British School. Watercolor on paper, 4 x 3 in. oval (view), within period 6 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. oval, carved and painted frame; inscribed on laid paper label on recto: "Wm.

Lot: 37 - GOVERNOR JOHN HANCOCK GIVES NAVAL ORDERS, 1782

GOVERNOR JOHN HANCOCK GIVES NAVAL ORDERS, 1782 Hancock, John (1737-1793), President of the Continental Congress; Governor of Massachusetts. ALS initialed "J.H." and dated 8 July 1782 at Boston, with docketed integral address leaf; two 12 1/4 x 7 in.

Lot: 38 - 1772 REGULATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS: THE BASIS FOR

1772 REGULATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS: THE BASIS FOR AMERICA'S FIRST NAVAL RULES (British Admiralty Office). REGULATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS RELATING TO HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE AT SEA. ESTABLISHED BY HIS MAJESTY IN COUNCIL. THE ELEVENTH EDITION. London. 1772.

Lot: 39 - TREATISE ON THE CULTIVATION OF HEMP AND THE

TREATISE ON THE CULTIVATION OF HEMP AND THE FABRICATION OF NAVAL CORDAGE, 1747 DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, Henry Louis. Traité de la Fabrique des Manœuvres pour les Vaisseaux ou l'Art de la corderie perfectionné. Par M. Du Hamel du Monceau, de

Lot: 40 - EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF JOHN PAUL JONES AND THE

EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF JOHN PAUL JONES AND THE BATTLE OF FLAMBOROUGH HEAD, 1779 THOMAS DE RUSSY, DS, partially-printed, folio sheet, bifold, 2 pp. New York, 18 Sept. 1820; framed with a copperplate line engraving, The Engagement of Captain Pearson in

Lot: 41 - WYOMING VALLEY ‘MASSACRE’ RELIC: THE

WYOMING VALLEY 'MASSACRE' RELIC: THE WALLET OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL GEORGE DORRANCE George Dorrance (1735-1778) was born in Voluntown, Connecticut, but relocated to the Wyoming Valley, a region in present-day northeastern Pennsylvania that had been in

Lot: 42 - THE ONLY EXTANT REVOLUTIONARY WAR JAEGER RIFLE OF

THE ONLY EXTANT REVOLUTIONARY WAR JAEGER RIFLE OF THE HESSE-HANAU FREICORPS Overall length: 43 3/4 in.; barrel: 28 5/8 in.; caliber: 0.575; weight: 8.2 pounds This Hanau-made military rifle is the pattern carried by the rifle company of the

Lot: 43 - AMERICAN SHORT SABER, 1760-1785 This short saber

AMERICAN SHORT SABER, 1760-1785 This short saber is a form which appears to have been produced as early as the French & Indian War and through the Revolutionary period by some currently unidentified swordsmith in New England, probably from

Lot: 44 - NEW ENGLAND CLUB BUTT FOWLER The first guns made

NEW ENGLAND CLUB BUTT FOWLER The first guns made by colonial American gunsmiths were fowlers, arms that could provide for the table, but also used for defense when necessary. As with most early American arms, this club-butt fowler, c. 1755-1780,

Lot: 45 - BRITISH (TOWER) PATTERN 1757 ‘MARINE &

BRITISH (TOWER) PATTERN 1757 'MARINE & MILITIA' MUSKET Overall length: 57 3/4 in.; barrel length: 42 in.; bore: 0.75 As the Royal Navy put itself on a war footing in 1755, a permanent "Corps of Marines" was authorized and by 1756, the Tower of

Lot: 46 - AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ‘ESSEX’

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR 'ESSEX' CARTRIDGE BOX AND BELT American Revolutionary War cartridge box of the pattern known to some collectors as the "Essex" box, due to a few identified examples either found in Essex County, Massachusetts or identified

Lot: 47 - MID-18TH CENTURY BRITISH REGIMENTAL DRUM With

MID-18TH CENTURY BRITISH REGIMENTAL DRUM With wooden shell painted with a dark blue (almost black) shield bearing the cipher 'IR' and edging in gold, surrounded by a wreath of gold and green and to its right, a patterned application of brass tacks at

Lot: 48 - BRITISH DRUM SLING,CIRCA 1775 This rare example of

BRITISH DRUM SLING,CIRCA 1775 This rare example of a British drum sling or belt is of a form used to support a field or snare drum during the 18th century. It consists of a 2 3/4 inch-wide strap of buff leather, 49 inches long overall, with one end

Lot: 49 - BRITISH OR AMERICAN SPONTOON, CIRCA 1775A spontoon

BRITISH OR AMERICAN SPONTOON, CIRCA 1775A spontoon dating from the 2nd half of the 18th century of classic British form, although it may be an American copy, having a 7 7/8 in. L, leaf-shaped blade to the spear or head that is threaded for occasional

Lot: 50 - AMERICAN SPONTOON, CIRCA 1778 Spontoon or

AMERICAN SPONTOON, CIRCA 1778 Spontoon or "espontoon" of American-make, c. 1778, with 10 in. L x 1 3/4 in. W blade (clear of socket) set on a 75 1/2 inch-long, wooden haft or staff stained or painted a reddish or 'Spanish brown' caste, the inserted

Lot: 51 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR BRUNSWICK SPONTOON Overall: 78

REVOLUTIONARY WAR BRUNSWICK SPONTOON Overall: 78 in. L; Spear: 13 3/4 in. L x 2 13/16 in. W length (w/o straps); Crossbar: 4 1/2 in.; Side-straps: 18 1/4 in. L; Haft: 64 in. L In a treaty between Great Britain and Carl I, Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburg,

Lot: 52 - ROBERT POLLARD (1755–1838) Lady Harriet

ROBERT POLLARD (1755–1838) Lady Harriet Ackland Aquatint and line engraving, "Drawn and engraved by Robert Pollard. London, Pubd. Novr. 15, 1784"; platemark: 17 5/8 x 22 inches, sight: 19 x 23 1/2 inches (not examined out of frame). Lady

Lot: 53 - WILLIAM NUTTER after JOHN GRAHAM The Burial of

WILLIAM NUTTER after JOHN GRAHAM The Burial of General Fraser Stipple engraving by W. Nutter, published by John Jefferys, London, 1 Nov. 1794; 19 x 24 in. (plate-mark) Brigadier General Simon Fraser commanded the Advance Corps of "Gentleman Johnny"

Lot: 54 - SILVER-HILT SMALLSWORD BY JACOB HURD, CARRIED BY

SILVER-HILT SMALLSWORD BY JACOB HURD, CARRIED BY COL. JOHN CLEVES SYMMES AND LATER BY GEN. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Silver and steel, 34 1/2 inches long overall; with slender, tapering blade of triangular section, the silver hilt with double-clamshell

Lot: 55 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR HANOVERIAN PATTERN 1776 RIFLE

REVOLUTIONARY WAR HANOVERIAN PATTERN 1776 RIFLE One of two surviving examples, this one numbered '184' (the other, in a private American collection, numbered '196') of the 200 rifles ordered from August Heinrich Huhnstock of Hanover by the British

Lot: 56 - A VOLUNTEER’S RIFLE BY MORRIS MODELED ON THE

A VOLUNTEER'S RIFLE BY MORRIS MODELED ON THE BRITISH PATTERN 1776 RIFLE An early volunteer's rifle, c. 1795, almost completely modeled on the British Pattern 1776 Rifle, with rear sight (one fixed and two hinged leaves), 28 in. L octagonal barrel of

Lot: 57 - A SERVICE PATTERN 1800 BAKER RIFLE AND SWORD

A SERVICE PATTERN 1800 BAKER RIFLE AND SWORD BAYONET An early (1802-1806) issue rifle with leaf-sighted, 30 1/4 in. L barrel of 0.625 caliber with bayonet-bar on the right side at the muzzle and rifled with seven grooves, sighted fore-end, and plain

Lot: 58 - PATTERN 1800 BAKER RIFLE SWORD BAYONET Designed by

PATTERN 1800 BAKER RIFLE SWORD BAYONET Designed by Birmingham cutler Henry Osborn, the P1800 sword bayonet for Baker P1800 rifles (also called First Pattern or Type I by collectors) had a short period of production. This example is 27 in. L overall

Lot: 59 - PATTERN 1801 PORTUGUESE BAKER SWORD BAYONET The

PATTERN 1801 PORTUGUESE BAKER SWORD BAYONET The Cacadores, hard-fighting Portuguese rifle troops in Wellington's Peninsular Army, were also armed with Baker rifles and bayonets and continued to use these arms well into the 1830s. This Pattern 1801 or

Lot: 60 - RICHARD HAVELL after GEORGE WALKER Rifleman of the

RICHARD HAVELL after GEORGE WALKER Rifleman of the North York Militia Regiment, c. 1814 (detail)Hand-colored, aquatint engraving, 14 3/4 x 10 3/4 in., published as 'Plate XXXI. North York Militia', in Walker's The Costume of Yorkshire. London, 1814.

Lot: 61 - ORDNANCE POWDER HORN FOR LIGHT INFANTRY AND RIFLE

ORDNANCE POWDER HORN FOR LIGHT INFANTRY AND RIFLE TROOPS, 1771-1784 Cow's horn body closed by a turned oak, butt plug with threaded, oak stopper in the shape of a handle, for replenishing gunpowder supply. The tip of the horn fitted with a conical

Lot: 62 - BRITISH MILITARY HORN FOR LIGHT INFANTRY AND RIFLE

BRITISH MILITARY HORN FOR LIGHT INFANTRY AND RIFLE TROOPS, 1772-1798 Many regimental commanders opted to provide superior-quality horns for their light infantry and rifle troops than the Ordnance-issue horn above, such as Lieutenant Colonel John

Lot: 63 - A RIFLEMAN’S HORN OF THE PERCY TENANTRY

A RIFLEMAN'S HORN OF THE PERCY TENANTRY VOLUNTEERS, 1798 A Rifleman's Horn with a "scoop" or "Irish stopper", as issued to the Percy Tenantry Volunteers, 1798. Similar to the horn above, the spring-charger of the tip end of the horn is replaced with

Lot: 64 - HENRY EDRIDGE, ARA (1769-1821) Colonel Coote

HENRY EDRIDGE, ARA (1769-1821) Colonel Coote Manningham of the Rifle Brigade, 1808 [and] Lieutenant Colonel Boyd Manningham of the 81st Foot A pair: both graphite and watercolor wash on paper, with touches of body color; the former signed and dated

Lot: 65 - PELTRO WILLIAM TOMPKINS (1759-1840) [Dedicated to

PELTRO WILLIAM TOMPKINS (1759-1840) [Dedicated to The Rifle Corps, Attached to the Sixth Regiment of Loyal London Volunteers: Ded. to Robert Wigram, Esqr., M.P. Lieutenant Colonel Commandant 1 Oct. 1804]. Line and stipple engraving proof state, 17 x

Lot: 66 - J. H. BELL, Irish School (fl. 1804) Sir John

J. H. BELL, Irish School (fl. 1804) Sir John Jervis-White-Jervis in the Uniform of the Somerset Rifles, 1804 graphite on paper, 15 x 10 1/4 inches, within original eglomise mat and gilt, composition frame Sir John Jervis-White-Jervis (1765-1830)

Lot: 67 - THOMAS GEORGE, BRITISH (1790-1840) Portrait of 1st

THOMAS GEORGE, BRITISH (1790-1840) Portrait of 1st Lieutenant Henry Llewellyn, 3rd Battalion Rifle Brigade, 1822 Watercolor with gouache highlights, 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (sight); signed and dated "T. George Fecit, H[averford]. West 1822", within period

Lot: 68 - A SILVER GORGET PRESENTED TO INDIAN “GORGET

A SILVER GORGET PRESENTED TO INDIAN "GORGET CAPTAINS" DURING THE WAR OF 1812 engraved silver, 5 1/8 x 4 5/8 in.; bearing London touchmarks of 1813-14 and the mark of silversmith Crespin Fuller. A fine example and rare example of a hallmarked silver

Lot: 69 - AN INDIAN DEPARTMENT PRESENTATION RIFLE FOR

AN INDIAN DEPARTMENT PRESENTATION RIFLE FOR WARRIORS, 1816 With a 31-inch long, browned, key-fastened, octagonal sighted barrel of 0.56 caliber cut with ten grooves, with royal arms in platinum within a raised rectangular panel or cartouch between

Lot: 70 - FIGHTING DIRK OF WAR OF 1812 NAVAL HERO WILLIAM

FIGHTING DIRK OF WAR OF 1812 NAVAL HERO WILLIAM BAINBRIDGEOverall length: 15-1/2 inches; blade: 11-3/8 in. L x 1 1/6 W at forteA unique American naval fighting dirk associated with War of 1812 naval hero Commodore William Bainbridge (1774-1833) that

Lot: 71 - PRESIDENT JAMES MADISON PROMOTES SAMUEL WOODHOUSE

PRESIDENT JAMES MADISON PROMOTES SAMUEL WOODHOUSE TO MASTER COMMANDANT, USN JAMES MADISON as President, DS, dated Washington, DC, 27 April 1816 and countersigned by William Crowninshield, Secretary of the Navy; partially printed on vellum, 17 x 12.5

Lot: 72 - [KING GEORGE III] RAISING AN IRISH REGIMENT, 1793

[KING GEORGE III] RAISING AN IRISH REGIMENT, 1793 His Majesty's Warrant" with "George R" heading the top page and countersigned by George Yonge; DS, 34 pp., folio, St. James, 11 September 1793. An original manuscript copy of the Royal Warrant enacted

Lot: 73 - [GENERALS WILLIAM HARCOURT AND DAVID DUNDAS] ARMY

[GENERALS WILLIAM HARCOURT AND DAVID DUNDAS] ARMY CLOTHING, 1801 Ratification of Clothing Inspection for the Tarbert Fencibles, bearing the signatures of General Earl William Harcourt, and Lieutenant Generals George Hotham and Sir David Dundas, DS, 1

Lot: 74 - BRITISH ORDNANCE BRASS-HILTED HANGER, C. 1790 This

BRITISH ORDNANCE BRASS-HILTED HANGER, C. 1790 This hanger pattern was a generic form contracted from various cutlers by the Board of Ordnance from the mid-18th century until its close. It was primarily intended for issue to militia regiments,

Lot: 75 - IDENTIFIED 15TH US INFANTRY OFFICER’S SILVER

IDENTIFIED 15TH US INFANTRY OFFICER'S SILVER CAP PLATE, C. 1812 Plate of engraved sheet silver, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in., convex in profile, with four attachment points on recto, one intact, with soldered wire loop still in place (but bent inwards) and the

Lot: 76 - 1808 US LIGHT DRAGOON CAP LETTERS Cast-brass, with

1808 US LIGHT DRAGOON CAP LETTERS Cast-brass, with small clinches on recto, each 1 1/2 in. H The leather helmet adopted for the newly-raised Regiment of Light Dragoons in 1808 had a vertical front-plate of leather, horsehair crest and imitation

Lot: 77 - MODEL 1812 UNITED STATES LIGHT DRAGOON CAP In

MODEL 1812 UNITED STATES LIGHT DRAGOON CAP In anticipation of renewed hostilities with Great Britain, the 2nd Regiment of Light Dragoons was authorized in the United States Army on January 11,1812. The Model 1808 dragoon cap with its 'USLD' lettering

Lot: 78 - JOHN WESLEY JARVIS (1780-1840) Colonel James Burn,

JOHN WESLEY JARVIS (1780-1840) Colonel James Burn, c. 1814 oil on canvas, laid down on rockered panel, 20 1/8 x 18 1/4 in., within a carved and gilded, reproduction frame James Burn (1768-1831) of South Carolina began his military career in 1790 as a

Lot: 79 - FRENCH ‘MONTMORENCY’ SHORT SABER WITH

FRENCH 'MONTMORENCY' SHORT SABER WITH FOLDING SIDE-GUARD, C. 1785-1800 A slotted-hilt, short saber with stirrup-shaped guard of brass, with brass backstrap ending in a flat-capped pommel with diamond capstan for blade, and spiral-grooved, wooden grip

Lot: 80 - ROSE U.S. CONTRACT SABER OF 1807 Length: 40 3/8

ROSE U.S. CONTRACT SABER OF 1807 Length: 40 3/8 in. Blade: 35 in. L x 1 3/8 in. W The Rose family of Philadelphia's Northern Liberties had a history of supplying edged weapons to the United States dating back to the Revolutionary War. Following the

Lot: 81 - MODEL 1812/13 STARR-CONTRACT CAVALRY SABER WITH

MODEL 1812/13 STARR-CONTRACT CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD Length: 39 in. Blade: 34 in. L x 1 3/8 in. W A nice example of one of the 10,000 sabers with iron scabbards produced in the modified contract of 1812 between the United States and Connecticut

Lot: 82 - A PAIR OF BRITISH P1796 LIGHT CAVALRY SABERS WITH

A PAIR OF BRITISH P1796 LIGHT CAVALRY SABERS WITH SCABBARDS (2) 1)A Pattern 1796 saber for an enlisted trooper, iron-mounted hilt with reverse-P guard, the wooden grip with most of its leather wrap intact, although now brittle. The sharply-curved

Lot: 83 - SCARCE WORK ON WAR OF 1812 AMERICAN RIFLE TACTICS

SCARCE WORK ON WAR OF 1812 AMERICAN RIFLE TACTICS Duane, William. A Handbook for Riflemen; Containing the First Principles of Military Discipline, Founded on Rational Method; Intended to Explain in a Familiar and Practical Manner, The Discipline and

Lot: 84 - A SILVER 1813 OFFICER’S WAISTBELT PLATE OF

A SILVER 1813 OFFICER'S WAISTBELT PLATE OF THE 42ND U.S. INFANTRY In May 1813, the new U.S. Army uniform regulations abolished the shoulder belt for all infantry, artillery and rifle officers, which was to be replaced with a waistbelt of "white

Lot: 85 - VOLUNTEER MILITIA EAGLE CROSSBELT PLATE,1810-1830

VOLUNTEER MILITIA EAGLE CROSSBELT PLATE,1810-1830 An interesting early American crossbelt plate for some unknown volunteer militia corps, with an engraved eagle with wings upraised, talons resting on a stylized cloud or scroll below. Oblong plate

Lot: 86 - INDIA PATTERN MUSKET OF 1797 Overall Length: 55

INDIA PATTERN MUSKET OF 1797 Overall Length: 55 1/4 in. Barrel Length: 39 1/4 in. Bore: 0.75 caliber The workhorse of the Napoleonic British Army, the India Pattern musket was first taken into service during the arms emergency of 1793, when stocks of

Lot: 87 - INDIA PATTERN MUSKET OF 1809 Overall Length: 54

INDIA PATTERN MUSKET OF 1809 Overall Length: 54 3/4 in. Barrel Length: 39 1/4 in. Bore: 0.75 caliber In 1809, the "ring-neck" or reinforced cock was introduced to replace the earlier goose-neck form, along with a few other modifications, including a

Lot: 88 - FLINTLOCK BRITISH NAPOLEONIC VOLUNTEER’S

FLINTLOCK BRITISH NAPOLEONIC VOLUNTEER'S MUSKET Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom at the start of the War of the Third Coalition, although never carried out, was a major influence on British plans for homeland defense and led to the

Lot: 89 - VOLUNTEER SERGEANT’S CARBINE OF INDIA

VOLUNTEER SERGEANT'S CARBINE OF INDIA PATTERN, C. 1814 This carbine conforms in most respects to those furnished flank company sergeants in British regiments, with India pattern lock, brass mounts and handrail-butted, walnut stock. It has Birmingham

Lot: 90 - NEW LAND PATTERN LIGHT INFANTRY MUSKET OF THE

NEW LAND PATTERN LIGHT INFANTRY MUSKET OF THE 'ROYAL AMERICANS' Overall Length: 54 3/8 in.; Barrel Length: 39 in. Bore: 0.75 caliber The 7th Battalion of the 60th Foot or 'Royal Americans' was formed on the Isle of Wight in 1813, largely from German

Lot: 91 - NEW LAND PATTERN MUSKET OF THE ‘COLDSTREAM

NEW LAND PATTERN MUSKET OF THE 'COLDSTREAM GUARDS' Overall Length: 58 in. Barrel length: 42 1/4 in. Bore: 0.75 caliber The elite Brigade of Guards, composed of the 1st Regiment of Guards, the 2nd or 'Coldstream Regiment" and the 3rd Regiment or

Lot: 92 - NEW LAND PATTERN LIGHT INFANTRY MUSKET WITH

NEW LAND PATTERN LIGHT INFANTRY MUSKET WITH HANOVERIAN PERCUSSION CONVERSION Hanover and Brunswick, as German allies to Britain in the war against Napoleon, were the recipient of New Land Pattern Light Infantry Muskets for arming the elite light

Lot: 93 - A FRENCH MODEL 1766/1792 PISTOL (PISTOLET M1766

A FRENCH MODEL 1766/1792 PISTOL (PISTOLET M1766 REVOLUTIONAIRE) Round, plain, smoothbore 9 in. L barrel of 0.69 caliber bore, a plain, beveled lock with flat, reinforced cock, faceted and bridled pan and feather spring with finial tip missing, with

Lot: 94 - A FLINTLOCK TOWER LIGHT DRAGOON PISTOL OF THE YORK

A FLINTLOCK TOWER LIGHT DRAGOON PISTOL OF THE YORK HUSSARS, C. 1794 Round, plain, smoothbore 9 in. L barrel of 0.685 caliber bore, indistinctly engraved 'YORK HUSSARS' along the top, with Ordnance view and proof marks to the left near breech; a

Lot: 95 - A NEW LAND PATTERN LIGHT DRAGOON PISTOL OF THE 8TH

A NEW LAND PATTERN LIGHT DRAGOON PISTOL OF THE 8TH OR 'ROYAL IRISH' LIGHT DRAGOONS Round, smoothbore 9 in. L, key-fastened barrel of 0.66 caliber; marked on left side of breech with Ordnance proof and view marks and with a crown/10 on the right;

Lot: 96 - A FLINTLOCK US NAVY MODEL 1813 BOARDING PISTOL

A FLINTLOCK US NAVY MODEL 1813 BOARDING PISTOL Round, plain, smoothbore barrel of 9 in. L and 0.69 caliber bore, with "P/US" on left side near breech. Flat beveled lockplate with rounded tail, brass pan, and rounded, reinforced cock, with worn stamp

Lot: 97 - [GREAT LAKES NAVAL OPERATIONS, WAR OF 1812]

[GREAT LAKES NAVAL OPERATIONS, WAR OF 1812] Remarks &c on the Navigation of the Lakes Erie, St. Clair, Huron & Ontario By Henry Kent Lieut[enant] RN Undated, but from contents can be assigned to c. 1816]; large folio with paper cover or wrap

Lot: 98 - ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN COMERFORD (1770-1832) Miniature

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN COMERFORD (1770-1832) Miniature of Lt. William Rhodes 19th Light Dragoons, 1810watercolor, 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. oval, within original gold case bearing the following engraved description on recto: "Wm. Rhodes / 19th. Light Dragoons/

Lot: 99 - OFFICER’S SABER OF THE 19TH LIGHT DRAGOONS,

OFFICER'S SABER OF THE 19TH LIGHT DRAGOONS, c. 1813 Regimental pattern saber of the 19th Light Dragoons, 36 in. L overall, with curved, unfullered blade of 31 1/2 in. L with bright finish, etched with the regimental badge of a crown over an Indian

Lot: 100 - MAIL BAG PLACARD FROM HMS QUEEN

MAIL BAG PLACARD FROM HMS QUEEN CHARLOTTE—1813 BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE RELIC This early 19th century placard, 7 x 11 3/4 inches, is fabricated of a piece of hempen or flaxen sailcloth folded upon itself and hand-worked in sailmaker fashion, with

Lot: 101 - ‘BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE’ FEDERAL GILTWOOD

'BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE' FEDERAL GILTWOOD AND EGLOMISE MIRROR The reeded cornice with outset corners mounted with acorn spherules, above the frieze carved with inset leaf tip panels centering a flower head and flanked by rosettes, the eglomise panel

Lot: 102 - COMMEMORATIVE CANE OF THE BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE, C.

COMMEMORATIVE CANE OF THE BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE, C. 1836 During the 1830s, wood salvaged from the Perry's flagship during the battle, the brig USS Lawrence, was used to fabricate various souvenirs, including presentation canes. This fine example is

Lot: 103 - THOMAS LUNY (British, 1759-1837) A Frigate Reefed

THOMAS LUNY (British, 1759-1837) A Frigate Reefed Down, Passing the South Foreland Light Off Dover oil on canvas, 15 x 20 inches; signed and dated 'Luny 1818' on lower left; in giltwood frame Provenance: with Rutland Gallery, London; Sotheby's

Lot: 104 - WILLIAM WILSON (flourished 1800-1820) Action

WILLIAM WILSON (flourished 1800-1820) Action between H.M.S. Phoebe and the American Frigate Essex off Valparaiso, Chile, 28th March 1814 watercolor and ink on paper, 18 x 25 1/2 in.; signed llc and inscribed on recto by the artist: 'Willm. Wilson...

Lot: 105 - LOUIS-PHILLIPE CREPIN (1772-1851) Study for the

LOUIS-PHILLIPE CREPIN (1772-1851) Study for the 'Battle of the Bayonnaise against the Ambuscade', c. 1800 pastel, charcoal and watercolor on laid paper, 28 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches, within frame At dawn on December 14, 1798, the French 24-gun corvette

Lot: 106 - LIEUTENANT THOMAS YATES (1760-1796) Royal Navy

LIEUTENANT THOMAS YATES (1760-1796) Royal Navy Frigates and a Cutter in a Stiff Breeze off Dover watercolor, ink and graphite on paper, 16 1/2 x 24 ins, within later frame Thomas Yates passed for a lieutenant in the Royal Navy in 1782 and a number of

Lot: 107 - THOMAS LUNY (British, 1759-1837) HM Frigate

THOMAS LUNY (British, 1759-1837) HM Frigate Endymion, 1803 Oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 33 1/2 in., s/d 'T. LUNY 1803' on llc; in giltwood and composition frame. HMS Endymion was a 40-gun fifth rate that served in the French Revolutionary Wars, the

Lot: 108 - THE LAST FRIGATE ACTION OF THE WAR OF 1812: USS

THE LAST FRIGATE ACTION OF THE WAR OF 1812: USS PRESIDENT VS. HMS ENDYMION JOHN HILL AFTER 'AN OFFICER OF H.M.R.N' To The Captain, Officers and Brave Crew of His Majesty's Frigate Endymion as a Humble Record of British Skill and Valour, This

Lot: 109 - TROPHY FROM THE 1815 CAPTURE OF USS PRESIDENT: A

TROPHY FROM THE 1815 CAPTURE OF USS PRESIDENT: A BRONZE 1-POUNDER SWIVEL GUN OR 'PERRIER' Although carried on most ships, the small-bore cannon mounted in swivel or yoke mounts (hence the term swivel gun) are often unlisted in surviving ship

Lot: 110 - PATTERN 1814 U.S. INFANTRY CAP PLATE An oval cap

PATTERN 1814 U.S. INFANTRY CAP PLATE An oval cap plate bearing an eagle device was first adopted for US regular infantry troops in January 1814. Initially struck in white pot metal, they were later struck from brass sheet and tin-plated, traces of

Lot: 111 - PATTERN 1815 U.S. INFANTRY CAP PLATE The oval

PATTERN 1815 U.S. INFANTRY CAP PLATE The oval pattern fell out of favor in 1815 and the tin-plating rejected at the same time for infantry plates in future, supplanted by one that was struck in brass, oblong with clipped corners, but bearing the same

Lot: 112 - PATTERN 1815 U.S. INFANTRY CAP PLATE This example,

PATTERN 1815 U.S. INFANTRY CAP PLATE This example, also in brass, appears to have been struck from the same die, was found on a military campsite in Florida associated with Jackson's Seminole campaign of 1818. It appears that it was purposely pulled

Lot: 113 - FEDERAL SILVERHILT SABER BY JACOB SHAFFER OF

FEDERAL SILVERHILT SABER BY JACOB SHAFFER OF WASHINGTON, PA., 1795-1805 An early and rather unusual Federal era silver-hilted saber by Jacob Schaffer (fl. 1795-1830) of Washington, Pennsylvania, one of a near-matched pair that came out of a

Lot: 114 - A MAGNIFICENT, PRESENTATION GRADE SWORD OF FRENCH

A MAGNIFICENT, PRESENTATION GRADE SWORD OF FRENCH MANUFACTURE, C. 1810-1830 An enigma, this ornate presentation-grade, statue-hilt sword of French manufacture (although previously ascribed by others to England), bears no inscription or any national

Lot: 115 - COLUMBIAN PRESS 1813 EAGLE COUNTERWEIGHT

COLUMBIAN PRESS 1813 EAGLE COUNTERWEIGHT Spread-wing, full relief figure of eagle in cast-iron with traces of later paint, its talons grasping the thunderbolts of war, the olive branch of peace and the cornucopia of plenty, with original forged steel

Lot: 116 - JOHN RUBENS SMITH AFTER JOHN VANDERLYN General

JOHN RUBENS SMITH AFTER JOHN VANDERLYN General Andrew Jackson Copperplate line engraving, 'Smith scul.', nd. [c. 1820], np. [New York?]; 10 1/2 x 8 in. platemark and 18 x 11 1/2 in. overall; conservation-mounted in ebonized walnut frame A fine, proof

Lot: 117 - Admiral [1805] Colored aquatint by J.A. Atkinson,

Admiral [1805] Colored aquatint by J.A. Atkinson, pub. 1 January 1805 by Wm. Miller, London, 13 3/4 x 10 3/8 in., framed. John A. Atkinson (1775-1861) specialized in military and genre subjects and his colored etchings of naval dress are among the

Lot: 118 - REGIMENTAL PATTERN OFFICER’S SABER OF THE

REGIMENTAL PATTERN OFFICER'S SABER OF THE 43rd LIGHT INFANTRY, 1803-1818 Overall: 35 1/2 in. Blade: 32 in. L x 1 3/8 in. W In 1803 a few regular infantry regiments were converted to light infantry regiments and put into special training at

Lot: 119 - WAR OF 1812 ‘PERRY & EAGLES’ SABER OF

WAR OF 1812 'PERRY & EAGLES' SABER OF CAPTAIN DUTY SHUMWAY, NEW YORK MILITIAThe sharply curved, single-edged blade is 32 3/4 in. L x 1 1/2 in. W at the ricasso and has one wide fuller that terminates 6 1/2 inches from the point, with a false edge

Lot: 120 - AN UNPUBLISHED JOURNAL OF THE CHESAPEAKE AND NEW

AN UNPUBLISHED JOURNAL OF THE CHESAPEAKE AND NEW ORLEANS CAMPAIGNS OF 1814-1815 WATSON, GEORGE. Quarto with contemporary, marbled boards (covers loose), with 181 numbered pages of text, written in ink. Manuscript journal or diary in two parts: the

Lot: 121 - (WASHINGTON IN 1814) “OUR GOVERNMENT IS

(WASHINGTON IN 1814) "OUR GOVERNMENT IS COMING TO PIECES…" Congressman Elijah Brigham to his wife Sarah in Westborough, Massachusetts, dated Washington, DC, September 29, 1814. ALS, 2 p., free franked, partially separated fold between two pages

Lot: 122 - [TREATY OF GHENT] “PEACE PEACE AFTER ALMOST

[TREATY OF GHENT] "PEACE PEACE AFTER ALMOST THREE YEARS WAR OF WASTE AND FOLLY" Elijah Brigham to his wife, Sarah Brigham, Washington, DC, February [blank] 1815, ALS, 1 p. So Congressman Elijah Brigham writes to his wife, noting that "we are favored

Lot: 123 - AN AMERICAN HERO OF CHIPPEWA AND LUNDY’S

AN AMERICAN HERO OF CHIPPEWA AND LUNDY'S LANE, 1814 Ephraim Shaler [or Shaylor], ALS, 2 1/2 pp, folio, to U.S. Senator Thomas Ewing from Ohio, Tallmadge, Portage County, Ohio, 9 June 1834. Massachusetts native Ephraim Shaler received a commission as

Lot: 124 - BRITISH OFFICER’S FUSIL, LATE 18TH CENTURY

BRITISH OFFICER'S FUSIL, LATE 18TH CENTURY Overall Length: 53 1/2 in. Barrel Length: 37 1/2 in. Bore: 0.67 caliber Key-fastened, octagonal to round, hook-breech barrel with Birmingham proof-marks, with some decorative, engraving at breech, including

Lot: 125 - A DOUBLE-BARRELED, FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN BY

A DOUBLE-BARRELED, FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN BY KETLAND, C. 1790 Overall Length: 54 in. Barrels: ea. 38 in. Bore: ea. 0.56 caliber With 28-guage, twist barrels retaining their original browning and silver-lined vents, engraved 'London' near the breech,

Lot: 126 - SIR ROBERT KER PORTER (1777-1842) Portuguese

SIR ROBERT KER PORTER (1777-1842) Portuguese Troops before Santarem, 1808 Watercolor and graphite on paper, 13.5 x 17 in., conservation mounted in carved and gilded, reproducton frame Porter determined at an early age to become of painter of battles

Lot: 127 - PORTER’S ANONYMOUS ACCOUNT OF MOORE’S

PORTER'S ANONYMOUS ACCOUNT OF MOORE'S 1808 PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN [PORTER, SIR ROBERT KER]. Letters From Portugal And Spain, Written During The March of The British Troops Under Sir John Moore. With A Map of the Route and Appropriate Engravings. By An

Lot: 128 - MATHER BROWN (American-British, 1761-1831)

MATHER BROWN (American-British, 1761-1831) Smugglers Pushing Off Their Boat, c. 1805 oil on canvas, 37 x 30 1/2 inches; signed 'Mather Brown', within later, carved and gilded frame Mather Brown was a portrait and historical painter, born in Boston,

Lot: 129 - DISPLAY MODEL OF REVENUE CRUISER HMS BADGER

DISPLAY MODEL OF REVENUE CRUISER HMS BADGER Revenue cruisers were commissioned by the British Crown to intercept smugglers in British-controlled waters; named as such because they protected the country's revenue. This model represents the revenue

Lot: 130 - THE CAPTURE OF THE SPANISH SLAVER FORMIDABLE BY

THE CAPTURE OF THE SPANISH SLAVER FORMIDABLE BY HMS BUZZARD, 17 DECEMBER 1834 Colored aquatint & etching, 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. (view), engraved by Edward Duncan after painting by painting by William J. Hugggins, published by P.S. Crawley,

Lot: 131 - PERUVIAN NAVY ATTACKS GUAYAQUIL 1828 UNKNOWN

PERUVIAN NAVY ATTACKS GUAYAQUIL 1828 UNKNOWN ARTIST, ANGLO-AMERICAN SCHOOL, c.1830 The Bombardment of Guayaquil, 24 November 1828 oil on canvas, 17 x 22 3/4 in; within reproduction carved and gilded frame In 1828, war broke out between the Republic

Lot: 132 - SILVER ‘REGIMENT OF NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS IN

SILVER 'REGIMENT OF NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS IN MEXICO' MEDAL PRESENTED TO CALIFORNIA VETERAN Silver. Choice About Uncirculated. Semi-proof-like. 51.7 mm. 952.5 grains. Named to Thomas Dooley, Company H. An attractive piece, toned in coin silver gray,

Lot: 133 - PORTRAIT OF HORATIO NELSON, VICTOR OF THE NILE AND

PORTRAIT OF HORATIO NELSON, VICTOR OF THE NILE AND TRAFALGAR AFTER WILLIAM BEECHEY (1753-1839) Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 in., within later frame. Probably British School, 19th Century, a 3/4 length portrait of

Lot: 134 - RARE MEXICAN WAR VIEW OF MONTEREY WHITING,

RARE MEXICAN WAR VIEW OF MONTEREY WHITING, LIEUTENANT COLONEL DANIEL POWERS (1808-1892) Monterey, from Independence hill, in the rear of Bishop's Palace. New York: G. & W. Endicott, 1847. Lithograph engraved "on stone" by F. Swinton after

Lot: 135 - A FLINTLOCK US MODEL 1836 PISTOL BY JOHNSON A fine

A FLINTLOCK US MODEL 1836 PISTOL BY JOHNSON A fine example of the Model 1836 pistol from the midpoint of its production period, with round, plain, smoothbore barrel of 8 1/2 in. L and 0.54 caliber bore, with 'N.W.P/P' stamped on left side before

Lot: 136 - ANTEBELLUM LOUISIANA COLONEL’S EPAULETTES

ANTEBELLUM LOUISIANA COLONEL'S EPAULETTES WITH PELICAN BUTTONS A fine pair of epaulettes for a Louisiana colonel of the antebellum period, in pattern and form a style that was in use from just prior to the Mexican War through the Civil War. Each of

Lot: 137 - (A WAR OF 1812 KNICKERBOCKER HERO) L. TRONDLE

(A WAR OF 1812 KNICKERBOCKER HERO) L. TRONDLE (c.1790-1860?) Major General Garrit Hopper Striker, c. 1850 Oil on canvas, 31 x 25 in., signed in red, 'L[?] TRONDLE' on outer bullion fringe of right epaulette; in original, gilded, composition frame.

Lot: 138 - AN EAGLE FLASK FOR A COLT BABY DRAGOON OR 1849

AN EAGLE FLASK FOR A COLT BABY DRAGOON OR 1849 POCKET REVOLVER WITH A SINGLE-CAVITY BALL MOLD Flask is 4 3/8 x 2 in. and in VG condition, less part of spring for charger missing. A single-cavity mold of iron for a 0.39 caliber ball. Very good

Lot: 139 - AMERICAN VOLUNTEER MILITIA COAT, LATE 1820S TO

AMERICAN VOLUNTEER MILITIA COAT, LATE 1820S TO MID-1830S A handsome uniform coat that, unlike most volunteer militia uniforms, shows long and strenuous field service. The uniform has a body of scarlet, plain-weave cloth of domestic manufacture and is

Lot: 140 - TRANSLATED WORK BY FRENCH EXPAT ON GRIEBEAUVAL

TRANSLATED WORK BY FRENCH EXPAT ON GRIEBEAUVAL SYSTEM ADOPTED FOR AMERICAN ARTILLERY, 1820 LALLEMAND, HENRI DOMINIQUE (1777-1826. A Treatise on Artillery: to which is added, a Summary of Military Reconnoitring, of Fortification, of the Attack and

Lot: 141 - A NEWLY DISCOVERED WILLIAM WILLIAMS PORTRAIT OF A

A NEWLY DISCOVERED WILLIAM WILLIAMS PORTRAIT OF A COLONIAL AMERICAN OFFICER WILLIAM WILLIAMS (1727-1791) Portrait of a New York or Pennsylvania Artillery Officer, 1772 Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 inches, signed and dated lower: 'Wm. Will[iams] / 1772'; in

Lot: 142 - Tower Pattern 1776 Artillery Carbine and Bayonet

Tower Pattern 1776 Artillery Carbine and Bayonet This is one of the earlier extant examples of the Pattern 1776 Artillery Carbine produced under the oversight of the Small Arms Office of the Tower Armoury. The enlisted men in the Royal Regiment of

Lot: 143 - 18TH C. AMERICAN SIDE BOX FOR FIELD ARTILLERY

18TH C. AMERICAN SIDE BOX FOR FIELD ARTILLERY CARRIAGE This is the only ammunition box for an 18th century American field artillery carriage currently known. It is closely patterned on the type of paired 'side ammunition boxes" used by the British

Lot: 144 - BRITISH ROYAL ARTILLERY PRIMING HORN Overall

BRITISH ROYAL ARTILLERY PRIMING HORN Overall length: 8 1/2 in.; length of spout: 2 5/8 in.; diameter of base: 1 1/2 in.; length of base: 7/16 in. This style of artillery priming horn was worn on the cartridge pouch crossbelts of Royal Artillery

Lot: 145 - LIEUTENANT COLONEL DAVID MASON’S

LIEUTENANT COLONEL DAVID MASON'S GUNNER'S PERPENDICULAR AND CASE, C. 1776 A gunner's perpendicular, possibly made in Massachusetts, dating to the 2nd half of the 18th century, engraved on the lower portion of its front with its original owner's name

Lot: 146 - AN AMMUNITION CHEST OR BOX FOR AN AMERICAN CAISSON

AN AMMUNITION CHEST OR BOX FOR AN AMERICAN CAISSON OR AMMUNITION WAGON, C. 1800-1830 Iron-bound box or chest constructed from wide planks of 3/4 in. pine, painted light Prussian blue, and bound with forged iron straps, 18 3/4 H x 64 1/2 in. L x 19

Lot: 147 - JAMES PEALE (1749-1831)American Captain of

JAMES PEALE (1749-1831)American Captain of Artillery, 1789watercolor, 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches, initialed and dated: 'IP/1789'; within original rose gold caseA superb Peale miniature of an American artillery officer, wearing a scarlet-faced, blue uniform

Lot: 148 - “FLESH FORK” OR “HOT SHOT”

"FLESH FORK" OR "HOT SHOT" LADLE? Among the items supplied by the British Quartermaster General for the barracks of enlisted men were simple kitchen utensils, including large, forged-iron "flesh" or meat forks used for preparing the soldiers'

Lot: 149 - A RARE SET OF TABLES FOR BRITISH ARTILLERY AND

A RARE SET OF TABLES FOR BRITISH ARTILLERY AND SMALL-ARMS, C. 1790 A set of twelve, numbered and titled tables of memoranda in the form of, review or "cheat" cards, each approximately 2 7/8 x 4 1/2 inches, neatly handwritten in black and red ink with

Lot: 150 - RECRUITING FUNDS FOR THE 2ND CONTINENTAL ARTILLERY

RECRUITING FUNDS FOR THE 2ND CONTINENTAL ARTILLERY REGIMENT DS, One page, folio. Partially-printed bond, co-signed by Captain John Miles and Captain-Lieutenant Henry Waring of the 2nd Continental Artillery, dated 8 May 1780, in which Waring is

Lot: 151 - ATTRIBUTED TO LEMUEL FRANCIS ABBOTT (c.1760-1802)

ATTRIBUTED TO LEMUEL FRANCIS ABBOTT (c.1760-1802) Portrait of Lieutenant General James Pattison of the Royal Artillery, c. 1785 oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in.; within giltwood and composition frame The son of a London merchant, Pattison (1723-1805)

Lot: 152 - AMERICAN LOYALIST JOHN KING APPOINTED CONDUCTOR OF

AMERICAN LOYALIST JOHN KING APPOINTED CONDUCTOR OF ROYAL ARTILLERY, 1778 Ink on vellum, 10 x 16 in., with seal affixed on upper left edge; dated 2 October 1778 John King, Jr. was a brass and bronze founder working in New York City at the outbreak of

Lot: 153 - THE BRITISH LIGHT SIX POUNDER CANNON OF

THE BRITISH LIGHT SIX POUNDER CANNON OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR FAME 'Light 6 Pounder brass length 5 ft. weight 6 cwt', original measured drawing, dated RMA 1st Academy Novr. 1812' in llc and signed 'R. Wilson' in lrc. Conserved and backed with Japanese

Lot: 154 - AN EXTREMELY RARE MANUSCRIPT COPY OF

AN EXTREMELY RARE MANUSCRIPT COPY OF CONGREVE'S 1778 EXERCISE FOR THE LIGHT 6 POUNDER GUN Congreve, William (1742-1814), later 1st Baronet. Exercise and Manoeuvers For two Light 6 Pounders By William Congreve Captain of Artillery 1778. Original

Lot: 155 - AN ENGRAVED HORN INSCRIBED ‘THE CONTINENTAL

AN ENGRAVED HORN INSCRIBED 'THE CONTINENTAL ARTIL[L]ERY', C. 1777 17 3/4 in. overall, with a 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 hardwood butt-plug. Though the engraver applied an owner's name or date he left behind a horn with rare subject matter, namely a large panel

Lot: 156 - GEORGE WASHINGTON-SIGNED DISCHARGE AND BADGE OF

GEORGE WASHINGTON-SIGNED DISCHARGE AND BADGE OF MERIT FOR ARTILLERYMANPartially-printed DS, folio, 13 1/2 x 8 1/2 in., 2 pp., dated Newburgh, New York, 8 June 1783; conservation-framed, with a 19th c. miniature of George Washington (watercolor, 3 1/2

Lot: 157 - AMES MODEL 1835 BRONZE 6-POUNDER CANNON DATED 1837

AMES MODEL 1835 BRONZE 6-POUNDER CANNON DATED 1837 In 1835 the US Army Ordnance Board recommended that the army change the metal used for future procurement of field guns from iron to bronze. The following year, the Secretary of War approved the

Lot: 158 - ALONZO CHAPPEL (American, 1828-1887) The Mortal

ALONZO CHAPPEL (American, 1828-1887) The Mortal Wounding of Major Ringgold at the Battle of Palo Alto, 1846 oil on canvas, 12 x 15 1/2 in., within gilded composition frame Samuel Ringgold (1796-1846) entered the U.S. Military Academy in 1814 and was

Lot: 159 - AN IRON MODEL 1827 6-POUNDER ON CONFEDERATE NAVAL

AN IRON MODEL 1827 6-POUNDER ON CONFEDERATE NAVAL CARRIAGE On 12 December 1827, McClurg & Company (later Fort Pitt Foundry) of Pittsburgh accepted a U.S. Army contract for 100 6pdr iron cannon at $70 each" for which the first 20 were delivered in

Lot: 160 - THE BRAZILIAN CRISIS OF 1827: THE CORRESPONDENCE

THE BRAZILIAN CRISIS OF 1827: THE CORRESPONDENCE OF COMMODORE JAMES BIDDLE AND MIDSHIPMAN THOMAS ELWYN A fascinating collection of five letters and documents relating to the naval and diplomatic affairs of the United States with the Empire of Brazil

Lot: 161 - (WAR OF 1812 ORDNANCE). Instructions relative to

(WAR OF 1812 ORDNANCE). Instructions relative to the packing of Small Arms in boxes, for preservation and transportation. Published by the United States Army's Ordnance Department, Washington, DC, 13 August 1814. Printed broadside, 10 x 8 inches,

Lot: 162 - JOHN BENTHAM-DINSDALE (British, 1927-2008)

JOHN BENTHAM-DINSDALE (British, 1927-2008) Independence Day, 1815: Bainbridge's Squadron Sets Out for Algiers oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm); signed lower left: 'John Bentham Dinsdale'; within carved, giltwood frame. At the conclusion

Lot: 163 - (RUFUS KING) “…AMERICA, WHICH, WITH

(RUFUS KING) "…AMERICA, WHICH, WITH ALL OUR ERRORS, I LOVE AND RESPECT THE LONGER I AM ABSENT, AND THE MORE I KNOW OF OTHER COUNTRIES." KING, RUFUS, ALS to David Lenox in "Port Mary near Kirkindbright", Scotland, dated London, 19 October 1799;

Lot: 164 - CONSTANTINE SMITH (American, fl. 1827)

CONSTANTINE SMITH (American, fl. 1827) Representation of the United States ship ERIE in a Hurricane… Mixed media on paper, 22 x 18 1/2 inches, within original, glazed, carved frame The USS Erie was a three-masted, sloop-of-war of the United

Lot: 165 - DAGUERREOTYPE OF PASSED MIDSHIPMAN KIDDER BREESE,

DAGUERREOTYPE OF PASSED MIDSHIPMAN KIDDER BREESE, 1852 Kidder Randolph Breese was appointed a U.S. Navy Midshipman in November 1847 and served in the sloop of war Saratoga during the remainder of the war with Mexico. Sea duty continued until October

Lot: 166 - FRANKLIN D. BRISCOE (1844-1903) The Age of Sail

FRANKLIN D. BRISCOE (1844-1903) The Age of Sail and Steam, circa 1865 oil on canvas, 28 x 50 inches; signed lower right: 'F. D. Briscoe', in its original, carved and gilded frame (41 x 64 x 4.5 inches) Franklin D. Briscoe is best known for his

Lot: 167 - 1841 PATTERN US NAVY SURGEON’S UNIFORM This

1841 PATTERN US NAVY SURGEON'S UNIFORM This uniform is the only US Navy surgeon's dress coat currently known from the Mexican War era. An extract from the 1841 uniform regulations of the United States Navy is appended below: "SURGEON'S FULL DRESS

Lot: 168 - WILLIAM JAMES HUBARD (1807-1862) Lieutenant

WILLIAM JAMES HUBARD (1807-1862) Lieutenant William Hindman Campbell of the United States Navy oil on mahogany panel (an early 19th century door panel), 24 x 18 1/2 in., within gilded, carved frame Portrait of Baltimore native William Hindman

Lot: 169 - UNKNOWN FRENCH ARTIST, AFTER GUDIN The Burning of

UNKNOWN FRENCH ARTIST, AFTER GUDIN The Burning of the East Indiaman 'Kent', c. 1830 pastel on paper, 25 x 34 inches with inscription 'L'Incendie du Kent/d'apres Gudin' on a label attached to the reverse The saving of the passengers aboard the burning

Lot: 170 - Attributed to GEORGE HATHORN (1803-1869) HMS

Attributed to GEORGE HATHORN (1803-1869) HMS Orestes cutting away her foremast in a gale off Barcelona watercolor on paper, 13 x 20 1/2 inches; conservation framed HMS Orestes was an 18-gun, ship-rigged, sloop of war launched in 1824. During the

Lot: 171 - SCRIMSHAW POWDER HORN OF WHALER JAMES BATES, 1838

SCRIMSHAW POWDER HORN OF WHALER JAMES BATES, 1838 A handsome and whimsical horn inscribed 'JAMES S. Bates / February 1. 1838'" in a rectangular cartouche above a vibrant coastal landscape and whaling scene that wraps around the circumference of the

Lot: 172 - MORTIER’S 1700 MAP OF THE FRENCH AND ENGLISH

MORTIER'S 1700 MAP OF THE FRENCH AND ENGLISH COLONIES IN NORTH AMERICA PIERRE MORTIER (1661-1711) Carte Nouvelle de l'Amérique Angloise Contenant La Virginie, Mary-Land, Carline, Pennsylvania, Nouvelle Yorck, N: Jarsey, N: France… copper

Lot: 173 - CIVIL WAR UNION AND CONFEDERATE UNIFORMS AND

CIVIL WAR UNION AND CONFEDERATE UNIFORMS AND INSIGNIA Plate CLXXII from The Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Washington, DC: GPO, 1895), color lithograph by Julius Bien & Co., New York, 18 x 27 in.,

Lot: 174 - JOHN KELLY ( b. 1965) The Red Baron Lithograph on

JOHN KELLY ( b. 1965) The Red Baron Lithograph on paper, 16 x 20 in. (view) in contemporary mat and frame; n.d. (c. 1988)signed by artist in lrc; no. 346 in edition of 500 edition; not examined out of the frame.

Lot: 175 - MODEL OF THE USS CAMBRIA (APA-36) DURING THE 1945

MODEL OF THE USS CAMBRIA (APA-36) DURING THE 1945 OKINAWA CAMPAIGN This full hull, 1/4 scale model of a Bayfield Class attack transport is mounted on two brass pedestal supports and presented in a custom fitted, glazed display case with mahogany

Lot: 176 - A GROUPING OF FIVE VARIOUS POLEARMS Five polearms,

A GROUPING OF FIVE VARIOUS POLEARMS Five polearms, consisting of a late 19th c. European steel-shafted (2-piece) cavalry lance; an Asian long-bladed lance (head loose, possibly Japanese?), an Middle Eastern lance, and two ethnographic spears or

Lot: 177 - 19TH C. OHIO FIRE COMPANY PARADE DRUM An 19th

19TH C. OHIO FIRE COMPANY PARADE DRUM An 19th century American snare drum with period sheepskin heads, original hemp ropes and leather tensioners, 16 1/2 in. H x 16 1/2 in. diameter, and a pair of period drumsticks, presumably original to the drum.

Lot: 178 - FRENCH-MADE, MOUNTED OFFICER’S SABER, c.

FRENCH-MADE, MOUNTED OFFICER'S SABER, c. 1810 This pattern of French-import saber, with lion-head pommel, was highly popular among U.S. Army officers during the War of 1812 as seen in numerous portraits, including that of General Andrew Jackson. This

Lot: 179 - FRENCH OFFICER’S SABER FOR LIGHT ARTILLERY,

FRENCH OFFICER'S SABER FOR LIGHT ARTILLERY, HUSSARS, LANCERS, AND CHASSEURS A CHEVAL, C. 1812 Brass hilt with D-knucklebow, quillon ending in ball, 2 side branches to guard and full langets. Leather wrapped grip with 3 strands of twisted brass wire

Lot: 180 - PRUSSIAN MODEL 1873 “BLUCHER” SABER

PRUSSIAN MODEL 1873 "BLUCHER" SABER WITH CAPTURED FRENCH BLADE The first of the new M1873 sabers produced by the Prussians for the mounted troops utilized French blades repurposed from arms captured during the Franco-Prussian War. Reverse-P, steel

Lot: 181 - PETER KNECHT SABER DATED 1848 Saber with reverse-P

PETER KNECHT SABER DATED 1848 Saber with reverse-P grip, steel mounted with brass plating over it, with shagreen-wrapped grips with two strands of twisted wire in the grooves. The single-edged, curved blade is 33 in. L x 1 in. W at ricasso and has a

Lot: 182 - THE GOLD-MOUNTED, PRESENTATION WALKING STICK OF

THE GOLD-MOUNTED, PRESENTATION WALKING STICK OF JOHN HANCOCK, C. 1755 44 1/4 in L overall, with a gold, embossed knob or head 3 1/8 in. L x 1 1/2 in. diameter, set on a malacca wood shaft with two opposing gold eyelets for the hanger knot set 1 3/8




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