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Auction 3034M

October 26, 2017 10:00AM

10-26-2017 10-26-2017

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Two Civil War Union Prisoner Association Medals

Two Civil War Union Prisoner Association Medals

Lot:
93
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Two Civil War Union Prisoner Association Medals, c. late 19th century, one marked "PENNSYLVANIA" on the top ladder bar, with "LIBBY/BELLE ISLE/CASTLE THUNDER" on the lower three bars, with an eagle, More ...

Group of 1st Massachusetts Cavalry Veteran's Medals

Group of 1st Massachusetts Cavalry Veteran's Medals

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$615$500

Group of 1st Massachusetts Cavalry Veteran's Medals, c. late 19th century, a brass hat badge a chest pin with a Massachusetts button; a medal with a top bar marked "1st MASS. CAV.," suspending a More ...

Grand Army of the Republic 28th National Encampment Medal and Case

Grand Army of the Republic 28th National Encampment Medal and Case

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$277$225

Grand Army of the Republic 28th National Encampment Medal and Case, c. 1894, bronze top banner with marching soldiers and two shaking hands, a suspended keystone, American flag ribbon with yellow More ...

Berdan's Sharpshooters Veteran's Medal

Berdan's Sharpshooters Veteran's Medal

Lot:
96
Sold for:
$492$400

Berdan's Sharpshooters Veteran's Medal, c. late 19th century, top bar marked "1861 1865," green ribbon suspending a bronze cross with crossed Sharps and sharpshooter rifles, laurels, corps badges, More ...

Identified Southern Cross of Honor

Identified Southern Cross of Honor

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$277$225

Identified Southern Cross of Honor, c. 1899, brass bar engraved "Dan Keegan," with a brass Maltese cross marked "SOUTHERN/CROSS/OF/HONOR/DEO/VINDICE/1861/1865," marked on the back More ...

Two 29th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Veteran's Medals

Two 29th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Veteran's Medals

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$246$200

Two 29th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Veteran's Medals, c. late 19th century, one with a blue ribbon, an American flag at the top, a bar marked "AVT. VIAM/INVENIAM./AVT. FACIAM," and five bars More ...

1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Veteran's Medal

1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Veteran's Medal

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$400$325

1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Veteran's Medal, c. late 19th century, two silver banners with a maroon ribbon, a suspended medal marked on the obverse "1ST C.V.H.A./1861-1865" with crossed cannon, More ...

Identified Southern Cross of Honor Medal

Identified Southern Cross of Honor Medal

Lot:
100
Sold for:
$338$275

Identified Southern Cross of Honor Medal, c. 1899, brass bar engraved "H.T. MASH," with a brass Maltese cross marked "SOUTHERN/CROSS/OF/HONOR/DEO/VINDICE/1861/1865," marked on the back More ...

New York Andersonville Survivor's Medal

New York Andersonville Survivor's Medal

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$492$400

New York Andersonville Survivor's Medal, c. 1914, a bronze banner with a cannon marked "SURVIVOR," a light blue ribbon and an American flag ribbon, with a bronze medal marked More ...

Gold and Enamel Grand Army of the Republic Medal

Gold and Enamel Grand Army of the Republic Medal

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$338$275

Gold and Enamel Grand Army of the Republic Medal, c. late 19th century, a gold banner engraved "H.W. KNOWLES," a wreath with a central star engraved "17," and an enameled Grand Army of the Republic More ...

Cased Order of Franz Joseph

Cased Order of Franz Joseph

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Cased Order of Franz Joseph, c. early 20th century, leather-covered case marked on the top of the lid "F.J.O.," silk-lined lid with maker's mark, green velvet lined bottom, and Franz Joseph order More ...

Austrian Grand Decoration of Honor Presented to Ambassador John P. Humes

Austrian Grand Decoration of Honor Presented to Ambassador John P. Humes

Lot:
104
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Austrian Grand Decoration of Honor Presented to Ambassador John P. Humes, c. 1979, case marked on the outside lid with a gold eagle, marked inside the lid "ANTON REITTERER/ORDENSJUWLIER/WIEN More ...

Sapper's Helmet and Breast Plate

Sapper's Helmet and Breast Plate

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Sapper's Helmet and Breast Plate, c. second quarter of the 17th century, iron, hemispherical with shallow medial ridge, front and back riveted iron brims, large ear protectors, retains original More ...

Carved Powder Horn Identified to Conrad Frederick Keck

Carved Powder Horn Identified to Conrad Frederick Keck

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Carved Powder Horn Identified to Conrad Frederick Keck, c. 1781, ornate powder horn carved with a panoply of arms and cannons over "PHILADELPHIA" with the city carved below, a heart with More ...

Joseph Eliot's Cheese Box Canteen

Joseph Eliot's Cheese Box Canteen

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

Joseph Eliot's Cheese Box Canteen, c. 1776, cheese box-style canteen with pine sides, carved on one side with "IOSEPh/ELIOT/1776," one iron wire cord loop remaining on the side, dia. 7 3/8, wd. 2 More ...

Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a French Fusilier from the Dillon Regiment

Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a French Fusilier from the Dillon Regiment

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a French Fusilier from the Dillon Regiment, c. 2007, original watercolor on paper of a French fusilier from the Dillon regiment, an Irish unit in More ...

Collection of Revolutionary War Buckles, Padlocks, Buttons, and Knives

Collection of Revolutionary War Buckles, Padlocks, Buttons, and Knives

Lot:
109
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Collection of Revolutionary War Buckles, Padlocks, Buttons, and Knives, eleven shoe buckles, two square iron buckles, seven plain buttons, a padlock, a chest lock, and nine folding knives, one shoe More ...

Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a Private in the Queen's Rangers

Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a Private in the Queen's Rangers

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a Private in the Queen's Rangers, c. 2005, original watercolor on paper of a Private from the 1st American Regiment (Loyalist), Queen's Rangers, as More ...

Original Framed Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of an African American, Gaskins' Virginia Battalion

Original Framed Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of an African American, Gaskins' Virginia Battalion

Lot:
111
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Original Framed Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of an African American, Gaskins' Virginia Battalion, c. 2002, original watercolor on paper of an African American private in Lt. Col. Gaskins' More ...

Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a Captain in the Continental Navy

Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a Captain in the Continental Navy

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a Captain in the Continental Navy, c. 2006, original watercolor on paper of a Captain in the Continental navy as he would have appeared from 1776-83, More ...

Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books

Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books

Lot:
113
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Large Collection of Facsimile 18th Century Military Manuals and Related Books, 20th century, including: Rules and Regulations for the Sword Excercise of the Cavalry, London, 1796; A Treatise More ...

Stedman's "Plan of the Action at Bunker's Hill" Map

Stedman's "Plan of the Action at Bunker's Hill" Map

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Stedman's "Plan of the Action at Bunker's Hill" Map, c. 1793, framed, colored map of the action at Bunker (Breeds) Hill on June 17th, 1775, showing ship and troop positions of both sides, ht. 23 More ...

Washington and His Family   Signed Proof

Washington and His Family Signed Proof

Lot:
115
Sold for:
$369$300

Washington and His Family Signed Proof, William Sartain, 1864, engraving with aquatint on paper, signed "William Sartain" in pencil in the l.r. corner, sheet ht. 20 3/8, wd. 26 1/4 in. More ...

18th Century Man's Waistcoat

18th Century Man's Waistcoat

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

18th Century Man's Waistcoat, c. 1770s, red cotton velvet front panels and half-back panels, welted pockets, stamped metal buttons with wood backs, pieced rear skirts, upper back is a cloth-colored More ...

Small Militia Flask

Small Militia Flask

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$400$325

Small Militia Flask, c. early 19th century, round pewter flask with a pewter screw on top marked "26," engraved "1st/LI/No. 26" on the side, ht. 6 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. More ...

Two British and One French Gorget

Two British and One French Gorget

Lot:
118
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Two British and One French Gorget, early 19th century, the British gorgets with English coat of arms and crown over "GR" within wreath emblem, and a French gorget with applied silver crossed swords More ...

After Francois Gerard (French, 1770-1837)      Napoleon at the Battle of Austerlitz

After Francois Gerard (French, 1770-1837) Napoleon at the Battle of Austerlitz

Lot:
119
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After Francois Gerard (French, 1770-1837) Napoleon at the Battle of Austerlitz Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 19 1/4 x 37 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Minor scattered retouch. More ...

"Napoleon" The Triumph of 1813   Etching

"Napoleon" The Triumph of 1813 Etching

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$246$200

"Napoleon" The Triumph of 1813 Etching, after Johann Michael Voltz, c. 1813, on laid paper, hand-colored left-facing bust of Napoleon with imagery alluding to the battles of his 1813 campaigns More ...

General sans pareil   (The Peerless General) Napoleon Etching

General sans pareil (The Peerless General) Napoleon Etching

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121
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General sans pareil (The Peerless General) Napoleon Etching, France, c. 1815, hand-colored image of Napoleon satirizing his life and campaigns, framed, sight size 11 x 6 7/8 in. More ...

Napoleon Premier Consul de la Republique Francaise   Stipple Engraving

Napoleon Premier Consul de la Republique Francaise Stipple Engraving

Lot:
122
Sold for:
$123$100

Napoleon Premier Consul de la Republique Francaise Stipple Engraving, France, 19th century, oval portrait, inscribed on back of frame "This portrait of Napoleon was in the house of Mrs. Jesse More ...