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Auction 3097M

April 27, 2018 10:00AM

04-27-2018 04-27-2018

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Identified Wallet/Pocketbook Purchased in Boston the Day after the British Evacuated the City

Identified Wallet/Pocketbook Purchased in Boston the Day after the British Evacuated the City

Lot:
1
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Identified Wallet/Pocketbook Purchased in Boston the Day after the British Evacuated the City, c. 1776, leather and pasteboard wallet with a brass clasp and incised leather lines, inside the wallet More ...

Two Tobacco Boxes

Two Tobacco Boxes

Lot:
2
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Two Tobacco Boxes, c. 1770s, a pewter box identified to Joseph Fox, engraved "J Fox" on the top face, marked "JF" on the lid with other engraved designs; the reverse with a duck scratched into the More ...

Bronze British Victories of 1759 Medal and a Bronze British Victories of 1758/1759 Medal Mule

Bronze British Victories of 1759 Medal and a Bronze British Victories of 1758/1759 Medal Mule

Lot:
3
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Bronze British Victories of 1759 Medal and a Bronze British Victories of 1758/1759 Medal Mule, Betts-418, dia. 43.3 mm, (holed), and Betts-419, dia. 43.3 mm. Provenance: The collection of More ...

Two 18th Century Silver Medals

Two 18th Century Silver Medals

Lot:
4
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Two 18th Century Silver Medals, a Betts-169 1736 Jernegan Cistern medal, dia. 38.5 mm, and a Betts-572 1780 Treaty of Armed Neutrality medal, dia. 31.6 mm. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas More ...

German Flintlock Wall Gun

German Flintlock Wall Gun

Lot:
5
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

German Flintlock Wall Gun, c. mid to late 18th century, .77 caliber, walnut stock with a "10" stamped below the side plate, no butt plate, iron side plate, trigger guard, and ramrod pipes, octagonal More ...

French Model 1763 Conversion Pistol

French Model 1763 Conversion Pistol

Lot:
6
Estimate:
$300 - $500

French Model 1763 Conversion Pistol, c. early 19th century, walnut stock, brass fittings, lock converted to percussion, rack numbers on the top of the barrel, barrel lg. 8 1/2, overall lg. 15 in. More ...

New England Fowler and Saber

New England Fowler and Saber

Lot:
7
Estimate:
$700 - $900

New England Fowler and Saber, c. late 18th century, cherry stock with engraved brass trigger guard (damage) and butt plate, brass ramrod pipes, Thomas Ketland lock converted to percussion, and an More ...

American Dog/Lion Head Saber

American Dog/Lion Head Saber

Lot:
8
Estimate:
$2,000 - $4,000

American Dog/Lion Head Saber, c. 1760-80, brass hilt with brass branches, a crude brass dog's head pommel, oak grip with brass ferrule, iron blade with a single fuller, blade lg. 26 1/4, overall lg. More ...

Continental Army Line of Battle for West Point, New York, Owned by Major Moses Ashley, 2nd Massachusetts Battalion

Continental Army Line of Battle for West Point, New York, Owned by Major Moses Ashley, 2nd Massachusetts Battalion

Lot:
9
Estimate:
$15,000 - $25,000

Continental Army Line of Battle for West Point, New York, Owned by Major Moses Ashley, 2nd Massachusetts Battalion, c. 1780, laid paper map with layout of the army, showing all of the infantry More ...

Revolutionary War Major General Jedediah Huntington's Shoulder Straps

Revolutionary War Major General Jedediah Huntington's Shoulder Straps

Lot:
10
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Revolutionary War Major General Jedediah Huntington's Shoulder Straps, c. 1783, gold metallic tape with two embroidered stars on each epaulet, gold bullion braid, reverse is backed with buff More ...

Early 18th Century Cannon Found in Boston Harbor

Early 18th Century Cannon Found in Boston Harbor

Lot:
11
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Early 18th Century Cannon Found in Boston Harbor, cast iron cannon tube, probably a four-pound gun, overall lg. 68 in. Note: According to information accompanying the cannon, it was raised by a More ...

Carved Powder Horn Identified to Conrad Frederick Keck

Carved Powder Horn Identified to Conrad Frederick Keck

Lot:
12
Estimate:
$700 - $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 ...

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

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

Lot:
13
Estimate:
$600 - $800

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 ...

Nine Pairs of Mourning Shoe Buckles

Nine Pairs of Mourning Shoe Buckles

Lot:
14
Estimate:
$100 - $200

Nine Pairs of Mourning Shoe Buckles, late 18th century, japanned frames decorated in a variety of floral and pierced patterns. More ...

15th Regiment of Foot Cartridge Pouch Plate

15th Regiment of Foot Cartridge Pouch Plate

Lot:
15
Estimate:
$200 - $400

15th Regiment of Foot Cartridge Pouch Plate, c. 1790s, brass plate with a crown over a circular banner marked "LAST RIDING/YORKSHIRE REGIMENT," with remnants of "GR" in the center of the circle, More ...

British Cartridge Pouch Plate

British Cartridge Pouch Plate

Lot:
16
Estimate:
$100 - $200

British Cartridge Pouch Plate, c. early 19th century, round banner marked "HONI . SOIT . QUI . MAL . Y . PENSE," two central "GR" markings, with a crown, back has three attachment tabs, overall ht. More ...

Schively Bowie Knife with Statesman Henry Clay and Davy Crockett Provenance

Schively Bowie Knife with Statesman Henry Clay and Davy Crockett Provenance

Lot:
17
Estimate:
$20,000 - $40,000

Schively Bowie Knife with Statesman Henry Clay and Davy Crockett Provenance, c. 1830, silver pommel, grip pins and washers, and guard, checkered horn grip, unmarked steel blade, scabbard with silver More ...

Brattleboro Light Infantry Knapsack

Brattleboro Light Infantry Knapsack

Lot:
18
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Brattleboro Light Infantry Knapsack, c. early 19th century, Spanish brown-painted linen bag, the obverse painted with a gold sunburst and "BLI," flap is secured on the inside by two thin leather More ...

Engraved Artillery Belt Plate

Engraved Artillery Belt Plate

Lot:
19
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Engraved Artillery Belt Plate, c. 1820, brass cross belt plate with an eagle on top of a cannon and a stack of cannon ball, with four brass attachment tabs on the back, ht. 3 1/4, wd. 2 1/4 in. More ...

Militia Shako and Accessories

Militia Shako and Accessories

Lot:
20
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Militia Shako and Accessories, c. 1840s, a black-japanned militia shako with silver-plated fittings, paper label inside the crown marked "JOSEPH. T. BELL/NEW YORK," with a pasteboard More ...

Pair of Miniature Bronze Signal Guns

Pair of Miniature Bronze Signal Guns

Lot:
21
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Pair of Miniature Bronze Signal Guns, probably Spain or Portugal, early 18th century, the barrels with dolphins and floral decoration at reinforce rings, mounted on long trail field carriages, (some More ...

Six Small Asian Artillery Pieces

Six Small Asian Artillery Pieces

Lot:
22
Estimate:
$200 - $400

Six Small Asian Artillery Pieces, a long cannon, three fireworks mortars, and two nine-barreled pole guns, lg. to 30 1/2 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

O. Churchill-made Albany Kentucky-style Rifle

O. Churchill-made Albany Kentucky-style Rifle

Lot:
23
Estimate:
$400 - $600

O. Churchill-made Albany Kentucky-style Rifle, c. mid-19th century, figured maple stock with a checkered wrist, a cheek piece, a silver inlaid eagle, and silver, brass, and iron fittings, lock More ...

Full Stock Kentucky-style Conversion Rifle

Full Stock Kentucky-style Conversion Rifle

Lot:
24
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Full Stock Kentucky-style Conversion Rifle, c. early 19th century, figured walnut stock with raised cheek piece, engraved brass side plate and brass fittings, lock plate engraved with foliate More ...

L.E. Williams Custom-built Flintlock Rifle and Ball Mold

L.E. Williams Custom-built Flintlock Rifle and Ball Mold

Lot:
25
Estimate:
$700 - $900

L.E. Williams Custom-built Flintlock Rifle and Ball Mold, late 20th century, .80 caliber, brown-stained figured maple stock with sliding lid patch box, iron furniture, aged octagonal barrel signed More ...

Framed Original Don Troiani Pen and Ink Figure Study of a Pennsylvania Militiaman

Framed Original Don Troiani Pen and Ink Figure Study of a Pennsylvania Militiaman

Lot:
26
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Framed Original Don Troiani Pen and Ink Figure Study of a Pennsylvania Militiaman, c. 1990s, depicted as he would have appeared in 1777, matted and framed with conservation glass, ht. 21, wd. 17 3/8 More ...

Two Benson J. Lossing Works and L'Album de la Guerre

Two Benson J. Lossing Works and L'Album de la Guerre

Lot:
27
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Two Benson J. Lossing Works and L'Album de la Guerre, Benson J. Lossing Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution, two volumes (Harper Brothers: NY, 1859); Benson J. Lossing Our Country. A Household More ...

Framed Original Don Troiani Pen and Ink Study of a Continental Artilleryman

Framed Original Don Troiani Pen and Ink Study of a Continental Artilleryman

Lot:
28
Estimate:
$600 - $800

Framed Original Don Troiani Pen and Ink Study of a Continental Artilleryman, c. 1990s, depicted as he would have appeared in 1780, matted and framed with conservation glass, ht. 21, wd. 15 in. More ...

Framed Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of an African American, 3rd Connecticut Regiment

Framed Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of an African American, 3rd Connecticut Regiment

Lot:
29
Estimate:
$800 - $1,000

Framed Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of an African American, 3rd Connecticut Regiment, c. 2000, the soldier depicted as he would have appeared in 1778, matted and framed with More ...

Framed Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a Spanish Soldier from the Louisiana Regiment

Framed Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a Spanish Soldier from the Louisiana Regiment

Lot:
30
Estimate:
$800 - $1,000

Framed Original Don Troiani Watercolor Figure Study of a Spanish Soldier from the Louisiana Regiment, c. 2006, depicted as he would have appeared from 1778-82, matted and framed with conservation More ...