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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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Napoleon Premier Consul de la Republique Francaise   Stipple Engraving

Napoleon Premier Consul de la Republique Francaise Stipple Engraving

Lot:
122
Estimate:
$200 - $300

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 ...

Eight Wales Family Massachusetts Commissions and Documents

Eight Wales Family Massachusetts Commissions and Documents

Lot:
123
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Eight Wales Family Massachusetts Commissions and Documents, c. 1808-25, framed commissions in the Massachusetts Militia for Sanforth Freeman, and Stephen Wales, and one excerpt from the manual of More ...

Naval Officer's Chest Identified to Captain Z. Holland

Naval Officer's Chest Identified to Captain Z. Holland

Lot:
124
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Naval Officer's Chest Identified to Captain Z. Holland, c. 1840s, black-painted cloth-covered wooden chest, with a brass plaque marked "Z. Holland/U.S. Navy," with an upper tray with compartments More ...

Bringhurst Rope Tension Field Drum

Bringhurst Rope Tension Field Drum

Lot:
125
Estimate:
$200 - $400

Bringhurst Rope Tension Field Drum, c. 1824, tacked shell with label inside, made by Thomas Bringhurst of Germantown, Pennsylvania, calfskin heads, Spanish brown-painted hoops, ht. 17, dia. 16 3/8 More ...

Winfield Scott's Mexican War Stirrups, Carte-de-visite, Silver Rosette, and a Book from His Library

Winfield Scott's Mexican War Stirrups, Carte-de-visite, Silver Rosette, and a Book from His Library

Lot:
126
Estimate:
$3,500 - $4,500

Winfield Scott's Mexican War Stirrups, Carte-de-visite, Silver Rosette, and a Book from His Library, c. 1840s-60s, iron stirrups with eagle rosettes on either side (one missing), a carte-de-visite More ...

Carved Naval Yerba Buena Presentation Box

Carved Naval Yerba Buena Presentation Box

Lot:
127
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Carved Naval Yerba Buena Presentation Box, c. 1846, ornately carved box with the fort at Yerba Buena on the lid, inside is a silver plaque engraved "This Box/was presented to John Berrien More ...

Gangway Board from the USS Hartford

Gangway Board from the USS Hartford

Lot:
128
Estimate:
$5,000 - $7,000

Gangway Board from the USS Hartford, c. 1858, carved board with star, foliate designs, an applied rope, and a winged sea creature, banded with brass with two rope eyelets, ht. 56 1/2, wd. 22 1/2 More ...

1863 B. Kittredge & Company Copper Cartridge Box

1863 B. Kittredge & Company Copper Cartridge Box

Lot:
129
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

1863 B. Kittredge & Company Copper Cartridge Box, c. 1863, copper cartridge box, spring-loaded lid marked "B. KITTREDGE & CO./PATENTED JAN 27 1863/REISSUED APL. 14. 63," ht. 3 1/2, wd. 4 1/2 in. More ...

Flask Identified to Patrick Ryan, 4th Massachusetts Cavalry

Flask Identified to Patrick Ryan, 4th Massachusetts Cavalry

Lot:
130
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Flask Identified to Patrick Ryan, 4th Massachusetts Cavalry, c. 1864, glass bottle with pewter spout and removable cup on the base, cup engraved "Patrick Ryan/4th Mass/Cavalry," top of the flask is More ...

Civil War Officer's Toiletry Kit Identified to 1st Lieutenant Curtis Davis, 28th Maine Infantry Regiment

Civil War Officer's Toiletry Kit Identified to 1st Lieutenant Curtis Davis, 28th Maine Infantry Regiment

Lot:
131
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Civil War Officer's Toiletry Kit Identified to 1st Lieutenant Curtis Davis, 28th Maine Infantry Regiment, c. 1862-63, leather-covered case with a brass lock plate "Lt. C. Davis/Co. C/28th ME INFY," More ...

Identified Naval Spyglass

Identified Naval Spyglass

Lot:
132
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Identified Naval Spyglass, c. mid-19th century, a leather-wrapped brass body, engraved on the front "Wm. S. Cherry/U.S.N." with foliate designs, overall lg. 19 1/2 in. Provenance: The collection More ...

Shiloh Pipe Bowl

Shiloh Pipe Bowl

Lot:
133
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Shiloh Pipe Bowl, c. 1862, soldier-carved pipe bowl, marked on the bowl "Shiloh/April 6 and 7 1862/1862, overall ht. 5 1/8 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

The Biter Bit   Bronze Sculpture by Karl Muller

The Biter Bit Bronze Sculpture by Karl Muller

Lot:
134
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

The Biter Bit Bronze Sculpture by Karl Muller, c. 1864, depicting an African American soldier with a dead dog on his bayonet, marked on the front "The Biter Bit. 1863," and on the right side "K More ...

Regulations for the Army of the Confederate States

Regulations for the Army of the Confederate States

Lot:
135
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Regulations for the Army of the Confederate States, c. 1863, complete 1863 edition, marked on the inside cover "Edward Sellers/taken from Hoods/Pontoon train at 12 p.m./Dec. 31, 1864," ht. 7 1/2, More ...

Alonzo Fiske Painted Canteen, Image, and Testament

Alonzo Fiske Painted Canteen, Image, and Testament

Lot:
136
Estimate:
$800 - $1,000

Alonzo Fiske Painted Canteen, Image, and Testament, c. 1861-64, gold-painted Confederate tin canteen, painted on one side with the battles he fought, and "Alonzo. B. Fiske/Co. K/29th Mass. Vol.," on More ...

Naval Binoculars Identified to Captain Percival Eddy

Naval Binoculars Identified to Captain Percival Eddy

Lot:
137
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Naval Binoculars Identified to Captain Percival Eddy, c. mid-19th century, bone and brass binoculars, one side carved with an eagle, shield, anchor, and the other marked "U.S.N." and "Capt. More ...

Silver-plated Tobacco Box Identified to Charles A. Chittenden, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment

Silver-plated Tobacco Box Identified to Charles A. Chittenden, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment

Lot:
138
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Silver-plated Tobacco Box Identified to Charles A. Chittenden, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment, c. 1862, silver-plate case with sliding insert, marked on one side "Chas. A. Chittenden/Co. More ...

Identified Presentation Cigar Case

Identified Presentation Cigar Case

Lot:
139
Estimate:
$100 - $200

Identified Presentation Cigar Case, c. 1863, silver-plated case engraved on the lid "Presented to/Lieut. A. Ross Black/Co. B 50th Regt. P.V.M./August 15th 1863," lined with maroon velvet, lg. 5 1/8, More ...

Confederate Soldier Art

Confederate Soldier Art

Lot:
140
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Confederate Soldier Art, c. 1861-64, rectangular flat bone marked on one side "John.M. Rikard, Co G/13th/S.C.V./McGowans/Brigade,/Wilcox. Division./HillsCorps/General. Lee.s, Army," and on the More ...

Carved Pennsylvania Cavalry Ring

Carved Pennsylvania Cavalry Ring

Lot:
141
Estimate:
$200 - $400

Carved Pennsylvania Cavalry Ring, c. 1861-62, bone rectangle carved "RA Kerr/Co. A, 8th Pa. Cav.y" with a shield, flags, and foliate designs, ht. 1 1/4, wd. 1 7/8 in. Provenance: The collection More ...

Small Engineer Kit Identified to Captain C.H. Morgan, U.S. Engineers

Small Engineer Kit Identified to Captain C.H. Morgan, U.S. Engineers

Lot:
142
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Small Engineer Kit Identified to Captain C.H. Morgan, U.S. Engineers, c. 1860s, leather-covered case with a silver escutcheon marked "Capt. C.H. Morgan/U.S. Engineers," with protractors, and a rule, More ...

Sixth-plate Tintype of a Confederate Soldier

Sixth-plate Tintype of a Confederate Soldier

Lot:
143
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,200

Sixth-plate Tintype of a Confederate Soldier, c. 1862-65, seated wearing a Richmond Depot type-II jacket with epaulets, with hand-colored sergeant stripes and his elbow resting on a book, with a More ...

Framed 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Flag Fragment

Framed 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Flag Fragment

Lot:
144
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Framed 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Flag Fragment, c. 1861-65, remnants of a star in the canton and stripes, with a copy of an image of the 1st Connecticut while stationed in forts around More ...

Binoculars Owned by Brevet Major General George H. Gordon

Binoculars Owned by Brevet Major General George H. Gordon

Lot:
145
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Binoculars Owned by Brevet Major General George H. Gordon, c. 1861-65, eyepieces marked "WIDDIFIELD & CO/BOSTON," leather-covered body with silver plates near the objective lenses marked "George H. More ...

Carved Dock Board from the USS Kearsarge

Carved Dock Board from the USS Kearsarge

Lot:
146
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Carved Dock Board from the USS Kearsarge, c. 1861, board with carved rope border, a large central star, and other designs, ht. 26 1/2, wd. 17 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. More ...

Whiskey Flask Identified to Lieutenant Richard Harding Weld, 44th Massachusetts Infantry

Whiskey Flask Identified to Lieutenant Richard Harding Weld, 44th Massachusetts Infantry

Lot:
147
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Whiskey Flask Identified to Lieutenant Richard Harding Weld, 44th Massachusetts Infantry, c. 1862, two-piece pewter flask, engraved on the top "lieut. R. H. Weld/Co. K, 44th Regt," marked on the More ...

Labadieville, Louisiana, Carved Civil War Cane

Labadieville, Louisiana, Carved Civil War Cane

Lot:
148
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Labadieville, Louisiana, Carved Civil War Cane, c. 1862, hardwood cane with the handle carved in the form of a boot, carved "LABARDIEVILLE 1862" on the boot, brass sword grip wire below the boot, More ...

Civil War Whiskey Flask Identified to C.H. Bowmen, 85th New York Infantry Regiment

Civil War Whiskey Flask Identified to C.H. Bowmen, 85th New York Infantry Regiment

Lot:
149
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Civil War Whiskey Flask Identified to C.H. Bowmen, 85th New York Infantry Regiment, c. 1861-65, glass flask with leather-covered bottom, cup marked "C. H. Bowmen/Co. E 85th/N.Y./Inf," ht. 5 1/2 More ...

Pocket Watch Presented by Medal of Honor Recipient Colonel James Quinlan to B.J. Corcoran

Pocket Watch Presented by Medal of Honor Recipient Colonel James Quinlan to B.J. Corcoran

Lot:
150
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Pocket Watch Presented by Medal of Honor Recipient Colonel James Quinlan to B.J. Corcoran, c. 1860, silver case engraved on the front "BJC," marked on the dial "Agassiz," inscribed inside the rear More ...

Cane Made from the Kearsarge

Cane Made from the Kearsarge

Lot:
151
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Cane Made from the Kearsarge, c. late 19th century, oak cane with ivory handle, silver ferrule engraved "Kearsarge/Jas Taney," overall lg. 36 1/2 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. More ...