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Three Tintype Images of Soldiers

Three Tintype Images of Soldiers

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
70
Estimate:
$200 - $400

Three Tintype Images of Soldiers, c. 1861-65, a cased image of Edwin Weston, 24th New York Infantry, wearing a New York jacket, cartridge box, belt, canteen, and carrying a musket; a cased image of More ...

Group of Civil War-era Personal Items

Group of Civil War-era Personal Items

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
93
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Group of Civil War-era Personal Items, c. 1860s, a gutta percha match case, a cootie comb, a brass patriotic match safe with "MURFREESBORO" painted on the back, a razor, a housewife, a gutta percha More ...

Sharps Model 1A Pepperbox Pistol

Sharps Model 1A Pepperbox Pistol

Auction:
3305M
Auction:
Sale #3305M - Nov 01, 2019
Lot:
268
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Sharps Model 1A Pepperbox Pistol, c. 1859-74, .22 caliber, serial number 53168, gutta-percha grips, brass frame marked "C. SHARPS & CO/PHILADA, PA." and "C. SHARPS/PATENT 1859," four-shot More ...

Sharp's Model 1A Breech-Loading Four-shot Pepperbox Pistol

Sharp's Model 1A Breech-Loading Four-shot Pepperbox Pistol

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1728
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Sharp's Model 1A Breech-Loading Four-shot Pepperbox Pistol, c. 1859-74, serial number 11857, gutta-percha grips, engraved silver-plated brass frame, marked on the right side of the frame "C. SHARPS More ...

Three American Shelf Clocks

Three American Shelf Clocks

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$246$200

Three American Shelf Clocks, 19th century, a Jerome & Co. mahogany shelf clock with gutta-percha decoration masking the dial and lower section of the door, printed maker's label with "Directions for More ...

Remington Cane Gun

Remington Cane Gun

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Remington Cane Gun, c. 1866-68, gutta percha shaft and small dog's head handle, German silver ferrule and an iron tip, overall lg. 33 1/4 in. More ...

Mounted Tintype of Abraham Lincoln

Mounted Tintype of Abraham Lincoln

Auction:
3080B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2018
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$615$500

Mounted Tintype of Abraham Lincoln, 19th century, double matted within a molded gutta percha frame, ht. 4 7/8, wd. 4 3/8 in. More ...

Quarter-plate Tintype Depicting People Posing with a Horse-drawn Carriage in Front of a House

Quarter-plate Tintype Depicting People Posing with a Horse-drawn Carriage in Front of a House

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$369$300

Quarter-plate Tintype Depicting People Posing with a Horse-drawn Carriage in Front of a House, first half 19th century, in a hinged gutta percha case, (some bubbling and lifting lower right). More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Miniature Portrait of a Young Child

American School, Early 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Young Child

Auction:
3038B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2017
Lot:
474
Sold for:
$461$375

American School, Early 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Young Child Unsigned. Oil on ivory, 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in., in a gutta percha case. Condition: No obvious damage or retouch. More ...

Cased Mexican War Silver Palmetto Guards Medal

Cased Mexican War Silver Palmetto Guards Medal

Auction:
3034M
Auction:
Sale #3034M - Oct 26, 2017
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Cased Mexican War Silver Palmetto Guards Medal, c. 1850, silver medal with South Carolina motto, engraved for presentation to H.W. Bamburg, face marked "VERA CRUS CONTRERAS CHURUBUSCO CHAPULTEPEC More ...

Three Quarter-plate Civil War Cased Images

Three Quarter-plate Civil War Cased Images

Auction:
3034M
Auction:
Sale #3034M - Oct 26, 2017
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$400$325

Three Quarter-plate Civil War Cased Images, c. 1861-65, a gutta percha case with two images, one of a standing officer with sword, and two seated soldiers, one with a dress coat and one a fatigue More ...

Remington-Beals 4th Model Pocket Revolver

Remington-Beals 4th Model Pocket Revolver

Auction:
3033T
Auction:
Sale #3033T - Oct 18, 2017
Lot:
1367
Sold for:
$308$250

Remington-Beals 4th Model Pocket Revolver, c. 1857-58, serial number 209, gutta percha grips, steel frame, marked on the top strap "MANUFACTURED BY/REMINGTONS/ILION N.Y.," barrel lg. 3, overall lg. More ...

Tintype and Ambrotype Portraits of Soldiers in Case

Tintype and Ambrotype Portraits of Soldiers in Case

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2016
Lot:
346
Sold for:
$246$200

Tintype and Ambrotype Portraits of Soldiers in Case, c. 1860s, brown gutta percha case, the right side holds an ambrotype of a man in his militia uniform, on the left is the same man seated with More ...

Three Belgian Pinfire Revolvers

Three Belgian Pinfire Revolvers

Auction:
2723T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2014
Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$338$275

Three Belgian Pinfire Revolvers, c. mid to late 19th century, an engraved revolver with gutta percha grips, an engraved with blued frame, and a nickel-plated revolver with checkered walnut grips. More ...

Two Ninth-plate Ambrotype Civil War Era Images

Two Ninth-plate Ambrotype Civil War Era Images

Auction:
2684M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 02, 2013
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$120$100

Two Ninth-plate Ambrotype Civil War Era Images, c. mid to late 19th century, an image of a soldier with forage cap with an E on the chin strap, dress coat, and cartridge box shoulder belt, More ...

Three Surveyor's Instruments

Three Surveyor's Instruments

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 23, 2013
Lot:
711
Sold for:
$210$175

Three Surveyor's Instruments, 20th century, a green painted and brass W.& L. Gurley No. 251663 Stadia, with rack focusing Beaman Stadia Arc, circular bubble level, all sitting on 3 x 16 platform, in More ...

Elliott Brothers Brass Switch

Elliott Brothers Brass Switch

Auction:
2652M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 04, 2013
Lot:
587
Sold for:
$60$50

Elliott Brothers Brass Switch, London, England, c. 1900, with bone-handled crank arm, 3 1/2-in. brass case enclosing three contacts with knurled knobs, four brass screw connectors on the More ...

Chicago Apparatus Company Resistance Box

Chicago Apparatus Company Resistance Box

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$185$150

Chicago Apparatus Company Resistance Box, Science Laboratory Equipment, Chicago, Illinois, with a gutta-percha bed, brass resistance plug sockets, and tapered plugs/connectors, all on a mahogany More ...

Silvertown Coherer/Decoherer

Silvertown Coherer/Decoherer

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
144
Unsold
 

Silvertown Coherer/Decoherer, Silvertown, London, mahogany case with quarter-round base molding on block feet, gutta-percha bed marked Telegraph Receiver Silvertown-London, Patent, brass terminal More ...

Pair of Classical Molded Gutta Percha Panels in Ripple Molded Gesso Frames

Pair of Classical Molded Gutta Percha Panels in Ripple Molded Gesso Frames

Auction:
2576M
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 15, 2011
Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$119$100

Pair of Classical Molded Gutta Percha Panels in Ripple Molded Gesso Frames, 19th century, overall 8 x 10 3/4 in. More ...

French Gutta-Percha Watch Stand and Calendar

French Gutta-Percha Watch Stand and Calendar

Auction:
2555M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 16, 2011
Lot:
263
Unsold
 

French Gutta-Percha Watch Stand and Calendar, c. 1880, the easel stand with delicate raised scroll work, flowers and ribbons, the upper section with a 2-in. recess for hanging a pocket watch, brass More ...

Carved Meerschaum Elephant-form Cheroot Holder

Carved Meerschaum Elephant-form Cheroot Holder

Auction:
2530M
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 16, 2010
Lot:
1359
Sold for:
$59$50

Carved Meerschaum Elephant-form Cheroot Holder, late 19th century, in fitted Naples, Italy retailer's leather case, the small pipe carving with the figure of a walking elephant set with turquoise More ...

Carved Meerschaum Elephant-form Cheroot Holder

Carved Meerschaum Elephant-form Cheroot Holder

Auction:
2513
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 10, 2010
Lot:
935
Unsold
 

Carved Meerschaum Elephant-form Cheroot Holder, late 19th century, in fitted Naples, Italy retailer's leather case, the small pipe carving with the figure of a walking elephant set with turquoise More ...

Cartier Gold Mounted Boudoir Timepiece

Cartier Gold Mounted Boudoir Timepiece

Auction:
2498
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 10, 2010
Lot:
464
Sold for:
$13,035$11,000

Cartier Gold Mounted Boudoir Timepiece, early 20th century, rectangular dark chocolate brown body possibly gutta percha or Bakelite, mounted with reed, patera, and leaftip engraved yellow gold edge More ...

Five Sterling and Silver Plate Matchsafes

Five Sterling and Silver Plate Matchsafes

Auction:
2498
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 10, 2010
Lot:
843
Sold for:
$948$800

Five Sterling and Silver Plate Matchsafes, late 19th to early 20th century, four American sterling: embossed with a coiled snake to perimeter, inlaid with turquoise cabochons for the monogram C, More ...

Rosewood Shelf Clock by Jerome & Company

Rosewood Shelf Clock by Jerome & Company

Auction:
2460
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 07, 2009
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$593$500

Rosewood Shelf Clock by Jerome & Company, New Haven, Connecticut, with painted zinc Roman dial, gilt-brass and gutta-percha decoration masking the dial and filling the lower section of the door, More ...

Jean Henri Cless (French, fl. Late 18th/Early 19th Century)       Portrait Miniature on Ivory

Jean Henri Cless (French, fl. Late 18th/Early 19th Century) Portrait Miniature on Ivory

Auction:
2452
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 11, 2009
Lot:
354
Sold for:
$1,960$1,600

Jean Henri Cless (French, fl. Late 18th/Early 19th Century) Portrait Miniature on Ivory, round, depicting a head and shoulder bust of a carved marble goddess, on blue ground, signed "Cless, F, a More ...

Five Assorted Items

Five Assorted Items

Auction:
2445
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 26, 2009
Lot:
727
Sold for:
$385$325

Five Assorted Items, a framed Massachusetts Militia brass button, a mustard-painted circular wood lap-sided canteen, a brass bugle, a painted iron-bound wooden keg with brand "WH," and a small More ...

Portrait Miniature of a Girl in a White Dress with Blue Bodice

Portrait Miniature of a Girl in a White Dress with Blue Bodice

Auction:
2444
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 15, 2009
Lot:
300
Sold for:
$711$600

Portrait Miniature of a Girl in a White Dress with Blue Bodice, America, c. 1840, watercolor on ivory, bust-length portrait depicting the brown-eyed girl wearing a beaded pearl necklace, sight size More ...

Four Commemorative Match Safes

Four Commemorative Match Safes

Auction:
2440
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 10, 2009
Lot:
322
Sold for:
$504$425

Four Commemorative Match Safes, late 19th/early 20th century, comprising a gutta percha Queen Victoria memorial example, lg. 2, a silver metal King Edward coronation example, lg. 2, a Presidential More ...