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James Garfield-related Objects

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1227
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Sale #3033T - 3033T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 18, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

James Garfield-related Objects, c. mid to late 19th century, a carte-de-visite marked on the obverse "GENERAL GARFIELD" and on the reverse "THE LONDON/STEREOSCOPIC & PHOTOGRAPHIC/COMPANY," two knives with bone handles and an engraved brass plaque that reads "THESE KNIVES USED BY JAMES A. GARFIELD/AT MIDDLE CREEK, SHILOH AND CHICKAMAUGA/DURING THE WAR OF THE REBELLION," a bronze medallion marked on the obverse "JAMES A. GARFIELD", and on the reverse "INAUGURATED/PRESIDENT/OF THE/UNITED STATES/MARCH 4, 1881/ASSASINATED/JULY 2, 1881/DIED SEPT. 19, 1881," and a copper Garfield Memorial coin.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $200-400

A few small cracks in the knife handle and some toning on the CDV.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nicholas A. Penachio, Garfield, Garfield County, Colorado, Garfield County, Nebraska, Garfield County, Oklahoma, Garfield County, Utah, Garfield County, Washington, James A. Garfield, Ohio, Penny, United States, LONDON