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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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Cane Presented to Medal of Honor Recipient General Henry A. Barnum

Cane Presented to Medal of Honor Recipient General Henry A. Barnum

Lot:
153
Sold for:
$861$700

Cane Presented to Medal of Honor Recipient General Henry A. Barnum, c. mid to late 19th century, oak cane with an ivory handle, silver ferrule engraved "Gen. H.A. Barnum/from/O.J. May," overall lg. More ...

Carved Civil War-era Cane

Carved Civil War-era Cane

Lot:
154
Sold for:
$308$250

Carved Civil War-era Cane, c. mid to late 19th century, carved cane with a profile of a soldier with flags, tassels, and a shield, overall lg. 35 1/4 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas More ...

Gettysburg Presentation Cane

Gettysburg Presentation Cane

Lot:
155
Sold for:
$738$600

Gettysburg Presentation Cane, c. mid to late 19th century, sterling silver handle with raised foliate designs, engraved on the top of the handle "From/Genl Saman/to/Capt. John Lepell/Bloody More ...

121st New York Volunteers Veteran's Cane

121st New York Volunteers Veteran's Cane

Lot:
156
Sold for:
$492$400

121st New York Volunteers Veteran's Cane, c. late 19th century, carved hardwood cane with soldiers, rooster, cavalry, a sailor, clock, and "121 H NYV/ANTM.," and a horse hoof on the back of the More ...

Carved Veteran's Cane Identified to John McClarny, Company I, 4th New Jersey Volunteers

Carved Veteran's Cane Identified to John McClarny, Company I, 4th New Jersey Volunteers

Lot:
157
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Carved Veteran's Cane Identified to John McClarny, Company I, 4th New Jersey Volunteers, c. late 19th century, carved polychrome painted cane with "IN/GOD/WE/TRUST," "WE/WILL/STAND/BY THE/FLAG," and More ...

Cane Made from the USS Merrimack  /CSS Virginia

Cane Made from the USS Merrimack /CSS Virginia

Lot:
158
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Cane Made from the USS Merrimack/CSS Virginia, c. 1869, round oak cane with an ivory handle, carved on the top "MERIMAC," with a silver ferrule under the handle engraved "Wm A DELANEY/TO/CAPT. S.B. More ...

Cane Made from the Ram CSS Tennessee

Cane Made from the Ram CSS Tennessee

Lot:
159
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Cane Made from the Ram CSS Tennessee, c. 1864, oak octagonal cane with ivory handle, carved on the top of the handle "Reb. Ram Tennessee./23d Sept 1862/L to M" and on the back of the handle "Aug. More ...

Two Small Surgical Kits

Two Small Surgical Kits

Lot:
160
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Two Small Surgical Kits, c. 19th century, a walnut case with red velvet lining, including trephines and other instruments, and a smaller kit with scalpels, and scissors. Provenance: The estate More ...

Identified Surgeon's Medical Kit Related to Surgeon Lincoln Ripley Stone, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Identified Surgeon's Medical Kit Related to Surgeon Lincoln Ripley Stone, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Lot:
161
Sold for:
$24,600$20,000

Identified Surgeon's Medical Kit Related to Surgeon Lincoln Ripley Stone, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, c. 1863-65, walnut case with brass fittings, oval plate on the center of the More ...

Identified Surgeon's Medical Kit Related to Surgeon Lincoln Ripley Stone, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Identified Surgeon's Medical Kit Related to Surgeon Lincoln Ripley Stone, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Lot:
162
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Identified Surgeon's Medical Kit Related to Surgeon Lincoln Ripley Stone, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, c. 1863-65, walnut case with brass fittings, oval plate on the center of the More ...

Cane Made from the U.S. Frigate Cumberland

Cane Made from the U.S. Frigate Cumberland

Lot:
163
Sold for:
$984$800

Cane Made from the U.S. Frigate Cumberland, c. 1863, oak cane with elaborate gold handle with raised foliate designs, engraved on the top "From the/Ensign gaft/of the U.S. Frigate/Cumberland sunk/by More ...

Cane Made from the Flagship Hartford

Cane Made from the Flagship Hartford

Lot:
164
Sold for:
$861$700

Cane Made from the Flagship Hartford, c. late 19th century, oak cane, gold handle with raised foliate designs, engraved on the top "RELIC/of/FLAGSHIP HARTFORD/to/Senator Frey," with a brass and iron More ...

Cane Carved by Prisoner of War James Bell

Cane Carved by Prisoner of War James Bell

Lot:
165
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Cane Carved by Prisoner of War James Bell, c. 1862, carved with a snake, marked "JAS. BELL/PRISONER/OF WAR/1862," overall lg. 33 1/4 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

Presentation Cane

Presentation Cane

Lot:
166
Sold for:
$154$125

Presentation Cane, c. mid to late 19th century, shaft and handle made with leather rings, silver cap on the handle marked "DAVID FARRELL/U.S.V./From/J.T.L. WOODSON/C.S.A.," overall lg. 33 7/8 in. More ...

Civil War Veteran's Antietam Cane Identified to Franklin M. Lease

Civil War Veteran's Antietam Cane Identified to Franklin M. Lease

Lot:
167
Sold for:
$800$650

Civil War Veteran's Antietam Cane Identified to Franklin M. Lease, c. late 19th century, carved along the shaft "W.M. CRONISE JR" and "FRANKLINM. LEASE/CUT FROM THE ANTIETAM BATTLEFIELD BATTLE More ...

Captain James Sewall Reed's Presentation Revolver, Holster, and Sword

Captain James Sewall Reed's Presentation Revolver, Holster, and Sword

Lot:
168
Sold for:
$79,950$65,000

Captain James Sewall Reed's Presentation Revolver, Holster, and Sword, c. 1856-62, Model 1851 Colt Navy revolver, serial number 128222, engraved by Gusatave Young, with foliate designs and a wolf's More ...

Identified Civil War Spyglass

Identified Civil War Spyglass

Lot:
169
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

Identified Civil War Spyglass, c. 1861-65, brass spyglass with a wood veneer around the body, engraved near the eyepiece "H.P. Tuttle. Co. D 44th Reg. M.V.M.," lg. 8 in. Provenance: The More ...

Identified Civil War Naval Spyglass

Identified Civil War Naval Spyglass

Lot:
170
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Identified Civil War Naval Spyglass, c. 1862-65, brass body, engraved on the top ferrule "Lt. F. B. Blake," and on the bottom "U.S.S. Kennebec," lg. 8 1/4 in. Provenance: The collection of More ...

Relic Model 1842 Springfield Musket, Relic Board, and Musket Balls

Relic Model 1842 Springfield Musket, Relic Board, and Musket Balls

Lot:
171
Sold for:
$861$700

Relic Model 1842 Springfield Musket, Relic Board, and Musket Balls, c. 1842-65, Model 1842 musket complete except for the stock, with an index card tag marked "U.S. MODEL 1842 SMOOTHBORE More ...

Ambrotype of Joshua L. Chamberlain and 20th Maine Infantry Tin Cup

Ambrotype of Joshua L. Chamberlain and 20th Maine Infantry Tin Cup

Lot:
172
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Ambrotype of Joshua L. Chamberlain and 20th Maine Infantry Tin Cup, c. 1860s, ambrotype of Professor Chamberlain prior to the Civil War in a leather-covered, velvet-lined case; the tin cup stamped More ...

Group of Civil War-era Plates and Buckles

Group of Civil War-era Plates and Buckles

Lot:
173
Sold for:
$615$500

Group of Civil War-era Plates and Buckles, c. 1860s, two "US" bridle rosettes, a "HALE" militia cap plate, two-piece navy buckle, 71st cross belt plate, a lead-filled brass eagle cartridge box strap More ...

Pair of 2nd Lieutenant of Rifles Shoulder Boards and a Carte-de-visite

Pair of 2nd Lieutenant of Rifles Shoulder Boards and a Carte-de-visite

Lot:
174
Sold for:
$615$500

Pair of 2nd Lieutenant of Rifles Shoulder Boards and a Carte-de-visite, c. 1861-65, pair of embroidered metallic bordered shoulder boards with bright green broadcloth background, and a More ...

Lincoln Memorial Announcement, Lincoln Political Card, and Image

Lincoln Memorial Announcement, Lincoln Political Card, and Image

Lot:
175
Sold for:
$800$650

Lincoln Memorial Announcement, Lincoln Political Card, and Image, c. 1860-65, a framed "ORDER OF EXERCISES" for the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, an "ELECT/LINCOLN HAMLIN" political card, and a small More ...

Civil War-era Surgical Kit, Diaries, and Cap Badges from Surgeon Charles B. White

Civil War-era Surgical Kit, Diaries, and Cap Badges from Surgeon Charles B. White

Lot:
176
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Civil War-era Surgical Kit, Diaries, and Cap Badges from Surgeon Charles B. White, c. mid to late 19th century, a pair of post-Civil War epaulets, three diaries from pre to post war, five cap More ...

USS Lawrence

USS Lawrence

Lot:
177
Sold for:
$677$550

USS Lawrence Cane, oak shaft with a silver and mother-of-pearl head engraved "Flagship Lawrence September 10, 1813," and accompanied by two framed documents describing the history of the ship and More ...

Thirty-six-star Printed U.S. Flag

Thirty-six-star Printed U.S. Flag

Lot:
178
Sold for:
$984$800

Thirty-six-star Printed U.S. Flag, 1865-67, printed on linen, framed, ht. 21, lg. 29 in. More ...

Confederate Script "I" Button

Confederate Script "I" Button

Lot:
179
Sold for:
$123$100

Confederate Script "I" Button, c. 1864-65, brass coat-size button with a script "I," back marked "S. ISAACS CAMPBELL & CO/LONDON," dia. 22.4 mm. More ...

Artillery Colonel's Shoulder Boards

Artillery Colonel's Shoulder Boards

Lot:
180
Sold for:
$246$200

Artillery Colonel's Shoulder Boards, c. 1861-65, brass false embroidered border and eagles and a red superfine broadcloth background, overall lg. 4 1/8 in. More ...

Recruiting Poster, Commission, Cane, and Ephemera Relating to Benjamin Read Wales, 42nd and 45th Massachusetts, and 1st U.S. Colored Tr

Recruiting Poster, Commission, Cane, and Ephemera Relating to Benjamin Read Wales, 42nd and 45th Massachusetts, and 1st U.S. Colored Tr

Lot:
181
Sold for:
$861$700

Recruiting Poster, Commission, Cane, and Ephemera Relating to Benjamin Read Wales, 42nd and 45th Massachusetts, and 1st U.S. Colored Troops, c. 1861-99, recruiting poster calling for troops in the More ...

Eleven Framed Civil War Pictorial Envelopes and a Soldiers Memorial Print

Eleven Framed Civil War Pictorial Envelopes and a Soldiers Memorial Print

Lot:
182
Sold for:
$185$150

Eleven Framed Civil War Pictorial Envelopes and a Soldiers Memorial Print, c. 1860-63, eleven patriotic envelopes in a frame, and a Currier and Ives soldiers memorial print for Company A, 23rd Maine More ...