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Martial Arms and Militaria

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Framed Copperplate Engraving And Signature Of British Naval Hero Lord Admiral Duke Of Bronte Horatio

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 489)

Lord Nelson's engraved portrait in uniform, 3 1/2- x 4 3/8-inches, with medals, sash and sword, revealing in background battling frigates. Ink signed autograph 3 1/2- x 1 1/2-inches. Portrait and signature matted. Gilt frame measuring 10 3/4- x 14 5/8-inches. Reverse including "Public Autograph Auction/...Sale #157/...November 13, 1996 ..." at the R.M. Smythe gallery, New York City.
Condition: Fine.
Estimate: 750 - 1000...more

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Framed Image And Autograph Of His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 489)

Matted Wellington image a photograph of a watercolor painting, with scimitar style sword. Measuring 5 1/4- x 7-inches. Matted autograph measuring approximately 3 7/8- x 5/8-inches. With matted brass plaque providing history of Wellington, 1769-1852. Frame measuring 12 x 16-inches.
Condition: Fine.
Estimate: 750 - 1000...more

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Lot Of Two Wooden Battle Rattles

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 489)

Larger measuring 9-inches tall x 9 1/4-inches wide. Smaller measuring 8-inches tall x 6 3/8-inches wide. Both of wood and neither with markings.
Condition: Very good.
Estimate: 400 - 600...more

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Lot Of Two Wooden Battle Rattles

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 489)

Larger measuring 9 3/4-inches tall x 8 3/8-inches wide. Smaller measuring 4 3/4-inches tall x 4 1/2-inches wide. Both of wood and neither with markings.
Condition: Very good. Repair to smaller rattle.
Estimate: 500 - 700...more

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Scale Model Of 19th-century Naval Cannon

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 489)

35-inch carved solid wood barrel. Painted black. Mounted on solid pine carriage with wood wheels and axles. Axles with carved wood keeper pins for wheels. Iron belaying rope rings. Sold together with two over-sized black wood cannon balls.
Condition: Very good to fine. Minor wear and age patina.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500...more

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Reproduction Cannon Linstock With Treated Cord

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 489)

Hardwood shaft with applied hardwood y-shaped tip through which cord is fed. Length 24-inches.
Condition: Fine to excellent showing little use.
Estimate: 150 - 250...more

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Scale Model Of 18th-century Naval Cannon

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 489)

Of brass and wood construction. Length 18 inches.
Condition: Fine. Brass with age patina. Wood excellent. Built without trunion straps.
Estimate: 500 - 800...more

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Lot Of 2 Scale Model Carronade

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 489)

Comprising: 1) Iron and wood model of an 18th-century naval style carronade. Barrel with working elevation screw. Carriage with swivel rollers and line rings. Lines absent. Length 12 1/2-inches. 2) Cast iron and wood model of an 18th-century carronade and carriage. Gun with bored-through touch hole, reinforcing bands and cascabel loop. Carriage with trunnion hardware. Length 12 inches.
Condition: Fine.
Estimate: 400 - 600...more

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Lantaka Swivel Cannon

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 489)

Of brass and wood construction. Cast-bronze tube. Half-octagonal barrel with flared muzzle and front sight. 34-inches long. Decorative triangular panels behind front barrel band. Eleven decorative triangular panels around center barrel band. Five-inch alligator in relief on top of barrel at breech. Tail of alligator ends at touch hole of gun and set between rear sight posts. 4 1/2-inch cascabel. Gun mounted on cast swivel. Oak box base thirteen-inches tall.
Condition: Very good. Patches of pitting and rough casting. End of cascabel broken
Estimate: 1500 - 2000...more

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Lantaka Swivel Gun

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 489)

Half-octagonal cast tube 25 1/4-inches long. Touch hole. Plugged barrel. Decorative triangular panels set at breech and muzzle. Gun set in iron swivel. All mounted on 9 x 9 x 13-inch wood block. Sold together with 12-inch ramrod.
Condition: Very good. Wear and age patina.
Estimate: 750 - 1000...more

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Early Twentieth Century Decorative Ship's Cannon

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 489)

Wood and iron construction. Painted black. Carriage with old pin stripe and marked "No. 2." Length 25-inches. 1 inch bore.
Condition: Very good.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500...more

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Fine Museum Quality Scale Model Of Early 19th-century 18-pound Field Gun And Limber.

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 489)

One piece solid bronze tube with 5 mold rings. 7/8-inch bore. 19 1/2-inches long. Finely designed and constructed wooden carriage possibly applewood. Fine scale model mountings and trunnion straps complete with all fittings. Limber tongue marked 4 [over heart] /ECG/W 1823. Dished wood spoked wheel with steel rims and hubs.
Condition: Excellent. Fine age patina. Minor handling marks.
Notes: Construction details and markings suggestive of original design model
Estimate: 5500 - 8500...more

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Detailed Scale Model Of A Napoleonic Era Field Cannon

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 489)

15-inch steel tube with 3/4-inch bore and flared muzzle. Touch hole. Mounted on hardwood carriage with steel trunnion caps. Dished hardwood 11 1/2-inch diameter wheels. Steel axle and rims. Hinged, steel storage boxes mounted to axle. Trail has metal mounts for ramrods. Wood hand spike and metal lunette. 28-inches overall length. Sold together with two ramrods. A well executed scale model.
Condition: Fine. Age wear and patina. One ramrod ring broken and in storage box on gun.
Estimate: 1200 - 1500...more

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Rare Confederate Two-piece Brass Snake Pattern Belt Buckle With Brown Leather Belt.

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 489)

The rare snake pattern interlocking brass belt buckle with associated period brown leather adjustable belt. This type of buckle was known to have been used by the 1st Brigade Louisiana Volunteers.
Condition: Very good to excellent. Brass with light age patina and belt with light wear and scuffs. One of the finest examples known.
Estimate: 2000 - 3000...more

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Lot Of Five Assorted Original Civil War Bond Loan Certificates And One John Brown Related Print

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 489)

All examples with multiple chits in increments of four dollars each, totaling $100 for each certificate. All are printed in black and white and were all meant to be redeemed years after the war. Unfortunately for the Confederacy, they lost, making these documents worthless as monetary items but still quite interesting to the Civil War collector. The John Brown print is a black and white photogravure titled: The Last Moments of John Brown, after Thomas Hovenden. From the Paris exhibition of 1889. Size: 9 1/2-inches X 7 3/4-inches. Matted in cream matte suitable for framing, the reverse with printed plate describing the print in detail.
Condition: All are very good to excellent.
Estimate: 300 - 500...more

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Rare Memoir, Letters, And Document Copies Including Confinement At Andersonville Prison, And Civil

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 489)

Notebook containing cover letter from Claudette Brand Jeffries, great niece of Abraham Carr, explaining the fascination as a young girl of her Great Aunt Helen's hope chest. At that time, in the late 1950s, Ms. Jeffries remembered the contents, including "a uniform . . . some old Confederate money . . . and a stack of old letters that she called the Abe letters." The notebook includes 11 pages of hand-written letters in pencil from Abe Carr, dated from the Soldier's Home, in California, between December 23, 1923 to May 17th 1927. Also enclosed, typed copies of letters, transcribed by Carr's daughter, Helen Ada Stephan, plus a copy of the U.S. Bureau of Pensions certificate, about granting of Carr's pension at the rate of $72 per month, dated June 18, 1924. Accompanied by declaration of Suzanne Brand, about her Great Aunt Helen's hope chest. Also approximately 30 Xerox copies of documents giving information on the military service of Abraham W. Carr. With photograph of Carr in old age.
Condition: Very good.
Notes: Information in the letters likely to be of value to historians as well as enthusiasts of the Civil War.
Provenance: Family of Abraham W. Carr
Estimate: 3000 - 5000...more

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Lot Of Two Decorative Plaques With Pair Of Crossed Socket Bayonets On Each

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 489)

1) Varnished shield-shaped walnut plaque with red fabric on which is pewter American eagle motif, the two crossed bayonets fit in slots on back, one with US markings. 2) Brass cast circular plaque with American eagle and shield motif, mounted on copper-painted wood block, crossed bayonets mounted in slots between the two.
Condition: Good to very good. Bayonets with some rust and gray patina, and pitting. Mounts fine.
Estimate: 300 - 350...more

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Finely Constructed And Painted Reproduction Of Pre-civil War 19th Century Military Marching Drum, 9t

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 489)

Measuring 17-inches diameter x 16-inches deep. Heads of wood. Body painted with grand American eagle, banner through beak lettered "9th Reg't U.S. Infantry." Eagle with shield on breast and green background. Head rims secured with rope, adjusted by leather thongs.
Condition: Very good. Scattered wear.
Estimate: 300 - 500...more

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Finely Constructed And Painted Reproduction Military Marching Drum, With U.S. Military Academy Insig

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 489)

Measuring 19-inches diameter x 16-inches deep. Top head with leather cover over wood. Bottom of simulated wood. Body painted with American eagle, and U.S.M.A. West Point insignia. Head rims secured with rope.
Condition: Very good. Scattered wear.
Estimate: 300 - 500...more

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Finely Detailed Museum Quality Scale Model Whitworth Field Piece.

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 489)

Scale model of a Whitworth breechloading rifled field piece. Metal and plastic construction. Working elevation screw and breechblock. Complete with ramrod, grease bucket and worm. Mounted on a wood base. Base with two plaques detailing history of the Whitworth and identity of model maker. Sold together with copies of photos of Whitworth guns and a history of the gun and model signed by the model maker. Length 20 inches.
Condition: Excellent.
Estimate: 500 - 800...more

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Civil War Union Artillery Frock Coat

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 489)

Of navy blue melton wool with red wool stand-up collar, epaulettes and wingbacks. Brass eagle buttons by Scoville. Quilted lining marked: Smith/19 Cr./J.S. 32. Black polished cotton lining of skirt. Size: 16 1/2 back; 24-inch sleeve.
Condition: Excellent with light wear overall, A fine museum quality example.
Estimate: 800 - 1000...more

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Fine Pair Of 19th-century Bullion U.S. Army Officer's Shoulder Straps By Horstmann Bros. & Co., Phil

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 489)

The pair of silver and brass wire bullion officer's straps in the rank of colonel. Backed with black leather marked in gold: Horstmann Bros. & Co. Philadelphia.
Condition: Very good to fine. Showing two minor snags, mothing to edge of one strap, not effecting top and dark age patina overall.
Estimate: 800 - 1000...more

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Three Assorted Pairs Of Military Fringed Epaulettes

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 489)

Comprising: 1) Pair of 19th-century Italian fringed silver bullion epaulettes marked: Unione Militaire Roma. 2) Pair of 19th-century French Artillery officer's fringed gold bullion epaulettes. Gilt metal scales with German silver flaming bomb and crossed cannon devices. 3) Japanned metal cased pair of British fusilier officer's fixed fringe silver bullion epaulettes with bullionTudor rose motifs.
Condition: All showing age wear and patina.
Estimate: 300 - 500...more

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Lot Of Assorted Scarce Austrian And Imperial German Bullion Sword Knots And Portapees

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 489)

Nineteen examples in all, five bearing the initial "K " woven into the bullion, One example in leather with silver bullion wire. Five portapees with blue and gold wire. One example in silver bullion with red, white and blue border trim. One gold bullion example bearing a red and white cloisonne shield. One gold bullion portapee with red, white and green stripe interwoven in the bullion. Two black cord sword knots with silver bullion tassels. Another example in solid black.
Condition: All are very good to excellent with light age patina.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500...more

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U.S. Army Civil War Enlistedman's Brass Oval Beltplate Together With Original Black Leather Belt

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 489)

The standard pattern Civil War era belt ensemble with lead-filled brass US oval plate. Arrowhead type hooks and brass keeper. Black leather belt with inspector stamps reading: F.A. Sniffen/U.S. Ord. Dept./Sub Inspector. and R. Nece/Philad.
Condition: Very good to excellent. Beltplate with bright finish. Lead back with patina. Belt with light checking and wear. Leather still supple. A superior example.
Estimate: 400 - 600...more

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Model 1860 Enlisted Man's Cavalry Saber, With Leather Hanger And Scabbard

Lot # 26 (Sale Order: 26 of 489)

Standard length blade and features. Left side of ricasso with Lamb maker's marking. Right side marked "U.S./CGS/1862." Brass knuckle bow and mounts, with leather grip secured by twisted brass wire. Steel scabbard, the leather hanger strap marked "TR. B. N.Y. 71."
Condition: Good to very good. Blade and scabbard with extensive pitting, some dents, the strap very good.
Estimate: 350 - 550...more

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Framed Engraving And Signature Of General William Tecumseh Sherman

Lot # 27 (Sale Order: 27 of 489)

4 1/2- x 6 5/8-inches print measurement, with four stars on shoulder board, and holding officer's grade sword. 3 3/8- x 1 7/8-inch autograph, with "General." beneath. In matted, gilt frame, measuring 15 7/8- x 13-inches.
Condition: Fine.
Estimate: 800 - 1000...more

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Rare Framed Polychrome Civil War Portraits Of Abraham Lincoln And General Ulysses S. Grant

Lot # 28 (Sale Order: 28 of 489)

The two matching polychrome patriotic portrait prints of Lincoln and Grant by Bingham & Dodd. Both contained in their original 19th-century wood frames with gilt liner and milk glass corner rosettes. Size: 15-inches X 19-inches.
Condition: Both are fine with some insignificant foxing and at bottom and light age wear overall. An exceptional pair of original Civil War era prints.
Estimate: 2500 - 3500...more

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Framed Engraving And Autograph Of U.S. Grant, With Two Volume "personal Memoirs Of U.S. Grant"

Lot # 29 (Sale Order: 29 of 489)

Grant's memoirs 1885 edition (vol. I) and 1886 edition (vol. II), published by Charles L. Webster & Co., rebound in tan cloth with silver and red imprint on spines. Print matted within oval, measuring approximately 4 1/4- x 5 3/4-inches, the autograph matted to match, measuring approximately 4- x 1 3/8-inches: "U.S. Grant." Frame measuring 11 3/4- x 16 3/4-inches.
Condition: Memoirs modern rebinding, with name of owner imprinted inside front endpaper of both volumes. Paper fading, some pages loose, some cracking at hinge, due to age. Framed print and autograph fine.
Estimate: 600 - 800...more

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Detailed Pair Of Scale Model Gatling Guns Sold With Framed Copy Of Richard J. Gatling's Patent Drawi

Lot # 30 (Sale Order: 30 of 489)

Comprising: 1) Pair of scale models of a Colt-style ten-barrel gatling gun mounted on a carriage. Of metal and wood construction. Each adorned with plaque stating Gatling USA 1883. Articulating crank and barrel group. Metal sights and elevator. Wood wheels and ammuntion boxes. Removable circular magazines. 2) Mounted and framed copy of Gatling gun patent drawing from National Archives Collection. Approximately 18 x 22 inches.
Condition: Excellent.
Notes: The National Archives Collection prints are digitally produced from original holdings of the National Archives of the United States.
Estimate: 1500 - 2500...more

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Scarce U.S. Army Issue Flap Holster For The U.S. Colt Or U.S. Schofield Single Action Revolvers

Lot # 31 (Sale Order: 31 of 489)

Standard pattern holster wit outer flap marked: G 27/ Rock Island/Arsenal/E.H.S./J.J.L. Holster embossed on front US in oval. Three-rivet belt loop. Plugged tip.
Condition: Very good with minor surface checking and wear overall.
Estimate: 400 - 600...more

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Embossed Brass U.S. 7th Cavalry Belt Buckle And Custer Biography

Lot # 32 (Sale Order: 32 of 489)

3 1/4-inches tall. Brass embossed belt buckle with U.S. 7th Cavalry logo of numeral 7 over crossed sabers. Ribbed background. Reverse marked: Military Arms Equipments/ & Ordnance Stores/M. Hartley Co./383 & 316 Broadway/New York NY. Sold together with paperback copy of "Custer: The Controversial Life of George Armstrong Custer" by Jeffry D. Wert.
Condition: Fine. Age patina.
Estimate: 1000 - 1500...more

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Lot Of One Blue Mills Belt And Socket Bayonet With Scabbard And Frog

Lot # 33 (Sale Order: 33 of 489)

Belt of dark brown canvas, with US brass buckle, cartridge loops and brass mounts. Stencil markings on inside of belt, "55 C." The blued steel bayonet with U.S. stamping at rear of blade. Scabbard's leather frog with belt loop, marked "K/33" and with standard US embossed within circle border. Blued steel scabbard.
Condition: Very good. Wear, patina, pitting to scabbard and frog. Bayonet with light wear and patina, minor pitting, likely old reblue. Belt fine, mellow patina to brass.
Estimate: 300 - 400...more

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Lot Of Four Framed Panoramic Black And White Photographs Of Camp Stewart, El Paso, Texas, July 1917

Lot # 34 (Sale Order: 34 of 489)

1) Wood frame dimensions measuring 55 1/2- x 11 5/8-inches. Photographers noted in print, J.U. Medley & I. Shulman. Center notes: "13th U.S. Artillery/-Recently Organized-/Camp Stewart - El Paso, Tex./ - July - 1917." With troops, wheeled artillery, caissons, tents, railroad complex, buildings and mountains in background. 2) Frame dimensions, 55 5/8- x 9 1/2-inches. Faintly visible caption on print, "Thirteenth Field Artillery/at Retreat/Camp Stewart, near El Paso, Texas July 1917." Standing in formation, buildings and personnel behind, including cooks. Railroad tracks and cars at far right. 3) Frame dimensions, 35- x 9-inches. Faintly visible caption on print, "Thirteenth Field Artillery/Camp Stewart . . . El Paso, Texas July 1917." Over 100 uniformed men in two rows, standing and sitting, quarters in background. 4) Frame dimensions, 53- x 19 5/8-inches. Faintly visible credit on print to photographic service, of El Paso, Texas. Image shows what is likely the Thirteenth Field Artillery, of same date as other images. Men are on horseback, and include wagons at rear, flagbearers at center, and eight groups of wheeled and horse-drawn artillery.
Condition: Very good. Glass needs cleaning. Photographs fading, some stains. Three frames with varying degrees of nicks and wear, the fourth and largest fine.
Estimate: 500 - 800...more

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Important Lot Of Medals, Uniforms, Photographs And Memorabilia Belonging To Sergeant Orie Oliver Don

Lot # 35 (Sale Order: 35 of 489)

Comprising: 1) Two navy blue U.S. Army garrison caps, both with 53rd Iowa cap devices and F.D. buttons. 2) 53rd Iowa Infantry navy blue tunic with sergeant's stripes and collar brass. 3) Matching navy blue wool trousers with white leg stripe. 4) 1910 era O.D. wool campaign hat. 5) 1910 era cotton poplin four pocket sergeant's tunic. 6) Two pairs of khaki cotton breeches. 7) Two pairs of canvas leggings. 8) Two O.D. canvas tents with wooden pegs. 9) Two U.S. Army wool blankets. 10) O.D. wool U.S. Army wool overcoat. 11) O.D. wool overseas cap. 12) Thirty assorted letters from Donley to his wife. 13) Three volumes of drill regulations. 14) History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion. 15) U.S. Service Song Book. 16) Two volumes of the Report of the Adjutant General of Iowa. 17) Volume "Lucky Forward: The History of Patton's Third Army". 18) Booklet: Army Life, A souvenir of the Army in Mexico and on the Border. 19) 15 assorted large format sepiatone photographs of the U.S. Army on the border during the Mexican insurrection. 20) Unframed State of Iowa Certificate of Recognition of Service on the Border issued to Donley 21) Six assorted unframed panorama photos of Mexican border service troops [some tears and cracks] 22) Collection of period newspapers and Army documents pertaining to the Mexican insurrection. 23) Three U.S. Army "housewife" sewing kits. 24) Four framed sepiatone panorama photographs of U.S. border troops and scenes of the Rio Grande. 25) Framed polychrome certificate of the Roll of Honor of Co. G, 53 Iowa Infantry showing vignettes of border service and roster list. 26) Fantastic photo album of 168 candid photos of troops in Brownsville, Texas and Matamoros, Mexico during the Mexican border war. Great details of city life and Army men and equipment. Excellent photographic record of one theater of the war. 27) Lot of 6 service belts. 28) 124 assorted post cards on the Mexican Insurrection including a numb
Estimate: 3000 - 5000...more

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*harrington & Richardson "the American Double Action" Revolver, Belonging To Orie Oliver Donley, Co.

Lot # 36 (Sale Order: 36 of 489)

Serial no. 7663. .32 caliber, 6-shot fluted cylinder, with 2 1/2-inch octagon barrel, nickel-plated with blued triggerguard, trigger and hammer. Checkered hard rubber grips. Left side of frame with carefully scratched inscription: "O.O. Donley/1300 Knoll Ave./Waterloo Iowa U.S.A."
Condition: Fine. 90% nickel. Scratches, pitting, wear. Chip from right grip panel.
Notes: [See preceding large lot of memorabilia in this auction associated with this same individual]
Estimate: 100 - 150...more

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Wwi Era U.S. Army Mcclellan Cavalry Saddle Ensemble

Lot # 37 (Sale Order: 37 of 489)

Comprising: 1) 1910-1918 era U.S. Army issue McClellan cavalry saddle of brown leather, complete with stirrups, cinch and rigging. 2) Khaki brown canvas shabraque with 6D troop markings. 3) 1900 era military issue blanket. 4) Pair of leather U.S. Army saddlebags. 5) WWI era canteen. 6) Cotton bandolier dated 1896 with ammo. 7) Picket rope and pin. 8) 1910-dated Springfield rifle bayonet with scabbard. 9) 1906-dated cavalry saber and scabbard. 10) Horse canvas feed bag. 11) Rifle scabbard.
Condition: All are very good to excellent with scattered wear and patina.
Estimate: 2000 - 3000...more

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U.S. Army Model 1917 Service Helmet

Lot # 38 (Sale Order: 38 of 489)

Standard pattern WWI era helmet with olive drab sand finish. U.S. 37th Infantry Division red roundel on front. Standard liner and chinstrap. Interior stamped: ZC191.
Condition: Very good. Showing age wear and patina. Minor dents present.
Estimate: 100 - 150...more

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Rare Wwi Era U.S. Marine Corps Service Helmet

Lot # 39 (Sale Order: 39 of 489)

Standard pattern helmet with olive drab sand finish. Fouled anchor device on front. Standard liner and leather chinstrap. Interior stamped: 195/ZD. Size 7 1/8.
Condition: Very good. Showing age wear and patina.
Estimate: 200 - 250...more

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Wwi U,s, Army Infantryman's Field Uniform Ensemble

Lot # 40 (Sale Order: 40 of 489)

Comprising: 1) WWI era olive drab "doughboy" helmet. 2) Enlistedman's o.d. wool 4-pocket tunic. 3) WWI era khaki web ammo pouch belt with suspenders. 4) 1917 canteen pouch with Vietnam era aluminum canteen. 5) WWI khaki canvas leggings. 6) WWI pattern gas mask pouch. All mounted on a mannequin bust form.
Condition: All showing age wear and fading.
Estimate: 400 - 600...more

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Original Wwi 91st Infantry Division U.S. Army Officer's Uniform

Lot # 41 (Sale Order: 41 of 489)

The olive wool gabardine four-pocket tunic with bronze U.S. and 344th Artillery collar devices. Sterling silver false embroidered Captain's bars. Nice whip-stitched 91st fir tree wool shoulder patch. Bullion sleeve chevrons. Mismatched period vegetable and subdued metal eagle buttons. Interior label: Heidelberg Wolff & Co. New York. Approximate size 38. Together with matching wool breeches. Waist size: 31-inches.
Condition: Good to very good. Minor stitch repairs and isolated pin-head moth holes.
Estimate: 150 - 200...more

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Rare U.S. Army Air Corps Pacific Coast Military Academy Uniform Ensemble Belonging To Cadet Diggs C

Lot # 42 (Sale Order: 42 of 489)

Comprising: 1) WWI style khaki drab wool whipcord four-pocket tunic with bullion collar tabs reading: P.C.M.A. Brass two-piece eagle buttons. Two P.C.M.A. Neatness medals. Sam Browne leather belt. 2) Matching breeches. Waist size: 28-inches. 3) Second uniform consisting of worsted wool olive drab tunic with lay-down collar and embroidered breast pilots wing with legend P.C.M.A. legend above. Inside pocket with name: "Diggs". Bugle patch on right sleeve. Matching breeches.
Condition: Both uniforms are very good with light wear and minor isolated moth holes and period repairs. A rare pre-WWI Air Corps training school uniform.
Estimate: 400 - 600...more

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Framed Photograph Of W.W. I Ace Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, And Autographed "golden Anniversary Of A

Lot # 43 (Sale Order: 43 of 489)

Matted photograph 7 3/4- x 9 3/16-inches, Rickenbacker with his fighter plane, with hat-in-the-ring insignia. Envelope with "Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker" autograph of approximately 6 1/2- x 3 7/8-inches, with stamp, postmark, and "Golden Anniversary of Aviation First Day Cover 1903 1953." 6 cent stamp to match, with postmark "First Day of Issue/American Air Mail Society/Convention Station." Gilt frame measuring 13- x 17-inches.
Condition: Fine.
Estimate: 600 - 1000...more

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Lot Of Three Assorted British Military Headgear

Lot # 44 (Sale Order: 44 of 489)

Comprising: 1) WWI style helmet with loose liner. 2) Royal Artillery sidecap with unit device. 3) Royal Rifle Regiment sidecap.
Condition: All showing age wear, minor mothing and patina. Helmet lining loose and chinstrap missing.
Estimate: 300 - 350...more

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Lot Of Assorted Wwi Era Souvenir Travel Card Books, Newpapers And Other Ephemera

Lot # 45 (Sale Order: 45 of 489)

Comprising: 1) Five assorted WWI era French travel card booklets. From cities of St. Nazaire, Aix-Les-Bains, Paris, Nancy and Toul. All with souvenir scene post cards for the particular cities. 2) U.S. 70th Brigade newsletter. 3) WWI era colored map. 4) 1939 dated commercial photo fo the Kansas City Blues baseball club [frayed]. 5) WWI era Michelin souvenir booklet on France. 6) Approximately 30 assorted WWI souvenir postcards, many with military themes or local battles. 7) Typed WWI dougboy poem. 8) Small souvenir booklet on WWI. 9) Small U.S. Army Catholic Prayer booklet. 10) WWI era French military map for Champagne region. 11) Assorted WWI era newspapers.
Condition: All showing wear and age discoloration. Newspapers fragile due to age.
Estimate: 150 - 200...more

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Lot Of Three Volumes Of Collier's Photographic History Of World War I

Lot # 46 (Sale Order: 46 of 489)

Comprising: 1) 144 page volume sub-titled "Photographs by the Official Photographers Accompanying Each Army Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds and C.W. Taylor." Copyright 1915. Detailed photos of heads of state of the allies and soldiers in Europe during the first year of the war. Included are photos of refugees, infantry engagements, cavalry, artillery and trench warfare. Included are surprising looks at early aircraft and submarines. 2) Same as above but 1917 publishing date and 128 pages. This edition includes images of U.S. Fleet. 3) Collier's New Photographic History of the World's War P.F. Collier & Sons Copyright 1919. 128 pages
Condition: 1) Very good. Cover is clean. Binding is intact. Boards are bumped at corners and along their perimeter. Images are also very good. 2-3) Tears and stains to cover. Bindings loose.
Estimate: 100 - 200...more

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Portable Document Case With Newspapers And Documents In Cellophane Binders, Totalling 25 Sets

Lot # 47 (Sale Order: 47 of 489)

Newspapers including New York Tribune, New York Times, The Evening Mail, The Owosso Argus=Press (Michigan), and various others, of varying dates in 1917 and 1918, as World War I continued on, eventually to Germany's surrender. Several pages with color funnies, like the Katzenjammer Kids, then jumping ahead to early years and nearing the end of World War II. Among the latter papers the Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, and the Detroit Times. Later papers with front page headlines of "Roosevelt Dead" and "Nixon Resigns." Final two papers are of the New-York Tribune, with Civil War editions of March 28, and April 1, 1862. Each cellophane binder secured by multi-rings to spine, binders measuring 18 1/2- x 24-inches. The papers usually multi-pages, not the front page only.
Condition: Very good. Papers with discoloration due to age, the best conditioned being of 1862.
Estimate: 300 - 500...more

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Pre-wwii U.S. Army Hawaiian Photograph Album Belonging To Cpl. H. Peterson C. 1920-40

Lot # 48 (Sale Order: 48 of 489)

Containing approximately 130 snapshots of people and places with much military content. Photos are sepiatone and show some notable locations including Fort Shafter , Diamond Head, Wai ki ki, Moana Hotel, streets of Honolulu, surfing, some uniform shots. Almost all with inked captions. A great album for the Hawaiian collector. Leather cover with painted passion flower.
Condition: Good. Showing age wear and scuffs.
Estimate: 100 - 200...more

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Early Wwii Pattern U.S. Army "doughboy" Service Helmet

Lot # 49 (Sale Order: 49 of 489)

Standard olive drab sand finish. Interior marked: 10B. Leather liner. Khaki web chinstrap.
Condition: Excellent. Light age wear and patina.
Estimate: 100 - 150...more

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Lot Of Two Assorted Wwii Era Combat Helmets

Lot # 50 (Sale Order: 50 of 489)

Comprising: 1) French WWII helmet. O.D. finish. Leather liner and chinstrap. May be repainted. 2) Belgian WWII helmet. O.D. finish. Leather liner and chinstrap.
Condition: Both are fair to good. #2 with separated seams to liner. Both with age wear and patina.
Estimate: 300 - 350...more

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