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Samuel Boyer Holvey (1935-2019) Electrobiotic Alien   Sculpture

Samuel Boyer Holvey (1935-2019) Electrobiotic Alien Sculpture

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
246A
Unsold
 

Samuel Boyer Holvey (1935-2019) Electrobiotic Alien Sculpture, Virginia, late 20th century, metal and wire on wood base, depicting a seven-headed, three-legged alien being, ht. 37 1/2 in. Note: More ...

Two Boxes of Massachusetts Civil War Regimental Histories

Two Boxes of Massachusetts Civil War Regimental Histories

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1835
Sold for:
$523$425

Two Boxes of Massachusetts Civil War Regimental Histories, various infantry, cavalry, artillery, and militia units as well as two volumes of MASSACHUSETTS IN THE ARMY AND NAVY/ 1861-65. More ...

British General Charles Cornwallis Safe Conduct Pass

British General Charles Cornwallis Safe Conduct Pass

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1845
Unsold
 

British General Charles Cornwallis Safe Conduct Pass, c. 1776, note slip written by Cornwallis's aide-de-camp on December 12, 1776, for the safe conduct of Jacob Huff, with a transcription and More ...

Confederate Secretary of War James Seddon Document

Confederate Secretary of War James Seddon Document

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1846
Sold for:
$172$140

Confederate Secretary of War James Seddon Document, c. 1863, framed document signed by Confederate Secretary of War James A. Seddon, on Confederate war Department stationary and dated January 7, More ...

Redder, Jacob W. (1809-1864) African American Civil War Soldier and His Descendants, Lot of Photographs, 1860s-1960s.

Redder, Jacob W. (1809-1864) African American Civil War Soldier and His Descendants, Lot of Photographs, 1860s-1960s.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Redder, Jacob W. (1809-1864) African American Civil War Soldier and His Descendants, Lot of Photographs, 1860s-1960s. Including two cabinet cards of Jacob and his wife, Sophia Elizabeth Mills More ...

5th U.S. Cavalry Sham

5th U.S. Cavalry Sham

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1175
Sold for:
$123$100

5th U.S. Cavalry Sham, c. 1918, blue and gold felt, with a cavalry guidon and U.S. flag, marked "5th U.S. CAV./1918/FT. BLISS TEX." Militaria online More ...

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs.

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1326
Sold for:
$338$275

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs. Four black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs of von Braun posing with a model of the first proposed American satellite on the occasion of Eisenhower's approval More ...

Six American Historical Lustre Items

Six American Historical Lustre Items

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1975
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Six American Historical Lustre Items, five jugs: one with enameled United States crests, one with molded eagle crest, a "Don't Surrender the Ship" with Lawrence and Decatur, a Lafayette, and a More ...

Washington before Boston  , Bronze Medal by Pierre Duvivier, 19th Century.

Washington before Boston , Bronze Medal by Pierre Duvivier, 19th Century.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$523$425

Washington before Boston, Bronze Medal by Pierre Duvivier, 19th Century. Commemorative bronze medal, the largest medal in the Comitia Americana series, celebrating the victory over the British and More ...

African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles.

African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$246$200

African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles. James McKaye's (1805-1888) The Mastership and its Fruits: the Emancipated Slave Face to Face with his Old Master, New York: Loyal More ...

Ogden, Henry Alexander (1856-1936) The Army of the United States.

Ogden, Henry Alexander (1856-1936) The Army of the United States.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$431$350

Ogden, Henry Alexander (1856-1936) The Army of the United States. New York: Whitlock & Bueck, [c. 1895-1901]. Edition deluxe, copy number 89 of 1,500 copies printed, large folio text volume More ...

Longstreet, James (1821-1904) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 October 1885.

Longstreet, James (1821-1904) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 October 1885.

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
269
Unsold
 

Longstreet, James (1821-1904) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 October 1885. Single sheet of lined paper, inscribed on both pages, old folds, discolored stripe across top, stamped by the U.S. Pension More ...

2nd Lieutenant Charles Wilson, 19th U.S.C.T. Archive, Sword, and Veteran's Medals

2nd Lieutenant Charles Wilson, 19th U.S.C.T. Archive, Sword, and Veteran's Medals

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

2nd Lieutenant Charles Wilson, 19th U.S.C.T. Archive, Sword, and Veteran's Medals, c. mid to late 19th century, a wooden box filled with war-time unit papers, rolls, four diaries from 1863-66, a More ...

Group of Mostly Enamel Pins

Group of Mostly Enamel Pins

Auction:
3157T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
2128
Sold for:
$738$600

Group of Mostly Enamel Pins, including those for the American Red Cross, 107th Infantry Regiment, and a Rubinstein pin. More ...

Rebel Yell, 1 750ml bottle

Rebel Yell, 1 750ml bottle

Auction:
3148T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Oct 09, 2018
Lot:
2054
Sold for:
$492$400

Rebel Yell Kentucky official bottling, c. 1986, 45% 1 750ml bottle More ...

February 17, 1776 $1/3 and $1/2 Continental Currency Notes.     Estimate $200-400

February 17, 1776 $1/3 and $1/2 Continental Currency Notes. Estimate $200-400

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1323
Sold for:
$172$140

February 17, 1776 $1/3 and $1/2 Continental Currency Notes. More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Signed Carte-de-visite.

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Signed Carte-de-visite.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1041
Sold for:
$110,700$90,000

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Signed Carte-de-visite. Alexander Gardner's portrait taken August 9, 1863, the bust only from the full-length standing pose (O-75 from Lincoln in Photographs), with More ...

Longstreet, James (1821-1904) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 October 1885.

Longstreet, James (1821-1904) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 October 1885.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1043
Unsold
 

Longstreet, James (1821-1904) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 October 1885. Single sheet of lined paper, inscribed on both pages, old folds, discolored stripe across top, stamped by the U.S. Pension More ...

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs.

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2005
Unsold
 

von Braun, Wernher, Four Photographs. Four black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs of von Braun posing with a model of the first proposed American satellite on the occasion of Eisenhower's approval More ...

Apache Coiled Storage Basket

Apache Coiled Storage Basket

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$923$750

Apache Coiled Storage Basket, first quarter 20th century, with design composed of four checkerboard bands running from the base to rim of the basket, (some fading of the pattern), ht. 14 1/2 in. More ...

1st DC Cavalry Henry Rifle Captured by Confederate General Wade Hampton During the Beefsteak Raid and Given to His Adjutant, Major Henr

1st DC Cavalry Henry Rifle Captured by Confederate General Wade Hampton During the Beefsteak Raid and Given to His Adjutant, Major Henr

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$51,660$42,000

1st DC Cavalry Henry Rifle Captured by Confederate General Wade Hampton During the Beefsteak Raid and Given to His Adjutant, Major Henry B. McClellan, a Lee Letter, and an Image of McClellan, c. More ...

Grand Army of the Republic Medal and Flag Fragment

Grand Army of the Republic Medal and Flag Fragment

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
109
Sold for:
$123$100

Grand Army of the Republic Medal and Flag Fragment, c. late 19th century, grand Army of the Republic membership medal with a colonel's bar attached to the ribbon, and an axe marked "103," attached More ...

Air Cavalry Insignia and Lighters

Air Cavalry Insignia and Lighters

Auction:
3097M
Auction:
Sale #3097M - Apr 27, 2018
Lot:
219
Sold for:
$461$375

Air Cavalry Insignia and Lighters, c. 1950s-70s, an embroidered 1st Cavalry patch, two Air Cavalry rings, a 7th Cavalry pin made in Vietnam, a 1st Air Cavalry medal, and five lighters. More ...

Discharge Document for an African American Soldier

Discharge Document for an African American Soldier

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
132
Unsold
 

Discharge Document for an African American Soldier, December 1865, New York Cavalry. More ...

Diane Arbus (American, 1923-1971)      Portrait of Hope Greer Eisenman

Diane Arbus (American, 1923-1971) Portrait of Hope Greer Eisenman

Auction:
3072B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 26, 2018
Lot:
102
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Diane Arbus (American, 1923-1971) Portrait of Hope Greer Eisenman, c. 1943-44. Unsigned. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 4 9/16 x 6 11/16 in. (11.4 x 16.8 cm), matted, unframed. More ...

Newell Convers Wyeth (American, 1882-1945)      Wallace Draws the King's Sword

Newell Convers Wyeth (American, 1882-1945) Wallace Draws the King's Sword

Auction:
3072B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 26, 2018
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$339,000$280,000

Newell Convers Wyeth (American, 1882-1945) Wallace Draws the King's Sword Signed "NCWyeth" u.r., identified in a presentation plaque and on a label from Scribner's Magazine, New York, affixed to More ...

Group of Britains, Revell, and Soldier Shop Figures

Group of Britains, Revell, and Soldier Shop Figures

Auction:
3066T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 11, 2018
Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$584$475

Group of Britains, Revell, and Soldier Shop Figures, including a boxed Britains zoo animals, a set of The Soldier Shop's Napoleonic soldiers, and a set of painted ceramic American Army figures. More ...

Two Framed Engravings

Two Framed Engravings

Auction:
3041M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2017
Lot:
511
Sold for:
$431$350

Two Framed Engravings, The Grand Army Of The Potomac and L. Stebbins's On The March To The Sea, ht. to 40, wd. to 55 1/2 in. More ...

American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835.

American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$123$100

American Newspapers and Broadside: 1789-1835. Including: The New-York Packet, Thursday, June 4, 1789, with news from Henry Knox at the U.S. War Office defining guidelines for the distribution of More ...

Pershing, John J. (1860-1948) Signed WWI Memorial for Private William J. Doyle, 1918.

Pershing, John J. (1860-1948) Signed WWI Memorial for Private William J. Doyle, 1918.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$62$50

Pershing, John J. (1860-1948) Signed WWI Memorial for Private William J. Doyle, 1918. Official U.S. Army issued certificate with printed text, fulfilled by hand, signed by Pershing, with a small More ...