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British School, 19th Century      Royal British Navy Warship in a Squall

British School, 19th Century Royal British Navy Warship in a Squall

Auction:
3217T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 13, 2019
Lot:
1183
Sold for:
$431$350

British School, 19th Century Royal British Navy Warship in a Squall. Oil on paper mounted to canvas laid down on panel, 8 1/4 x 11 3/8 in., framed. Condition: Paint losses, craquelure, surface More ...

Sixteen Patriotic and Presidential Tokens

Sixteen Patriotic and Presidential Tokens

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1190
Sold for:
$135$110

Sixteen Patriotic and Presidential Tokens, including an AU/UNC "Indian Princess/Our Navy," 51/333, R.6, with red in the devices, and a "Lincoln and Union," 128/290. More ...

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

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

Auction:
3034M
Auction:
Sale #3034M - Oct 26, 2017
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 ...

Carved Navy Pocketknife

Carved Navy Pocketknife

Auction:
3033T
Auction:
Sale #3033T - Oct 18, 2017
Lot:
1046
Sold for:
$92$75

Carved Navy Pocketknife, carved on one side "Taken From Union Seaman/Pea 1862 Ridge," lg. 3 1/4 in. Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio. More ...

W.M.C. Philbrick (American, 19th Century)      Profile View of the U.S.S. Ossipee

W.M.C. Philbrick (American, 19th Century) Profile View of the U.S.S. Ossipee

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

W.M.C. Philbrick (American, 19th Century) Profile View of the U.S.S. Ossipee Signed "By W.M.C. Philbrick" l.r. Watercolor on paper, 17 x 24 3/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Old More ...

Group of Hard Times and Civil War Tokens

Group of Hard Times and Civil War Tokens

Auction:
2982T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1476
Sold for:
$135$110

Group of Hard Times and Civil War Tokens, an 1833 "The Constitution As I Understand It," an 1837 "Executive Financiering Fiscal Agent," an 1837 "Substitute For Shin Plasters," two 1837 "Millions For More ...

Three Framed Items

Three Framed Items

Auction:
2967T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 08, 2016
Lot:
2503
Sold for:
$62$50

Three Framed Items, an engraving of the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library at Bucknell University, an illuminated manuscript page, and a charcoal sketch of a man with a kippah. More ...

Rare Carte-de-visite of the C.S.S. Tennessee   After Capture

Rare Carte-de-visite of the C.S.S. Tennessee After Capture

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1153
Sold for:
$400$325

Rare Carte-de-visite of the C.S.S. Tennessee After Capture, c. 1864, showing a side view of the ship in a harbor with other ships in the background, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 3 1/2 in. Note: The More ...

USS Brandywine

USS Brandywine

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1175
Sold for:
$185$150

USS Brandywine, Three Documents Related to the U.S. Naval Frigate, 1830. Three manuscript documents related to the Navy's maintenance of the Brandywine during the Gunboat Diplomacy segment of the More ...

Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver Inscribed to Louis T. Wigfall from Joseph E. Johnston

Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver Inscribed to Louis T. Wigfall from Joseph E. Johnston

Auction:
2856M
Auction:
Sale #2856M - Oct 30, 2015
Lot:
52
Unsold
 

Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver Inscribed to Louis T. Wigfall from Joseph E. Johnston, c. 1855, serial number 40938, all matching numbers, walnut grip, backstrap is inscribed L.T. Wigfall from J.E. More ...

Two Framed Civil War Officer Photographic Prints

Two Framed Civil War Officer Photographic Prints

Auction:
2756T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 09, 2014
Lot:
1202
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Framed Civil War Officer Photographic Prints, The Defenders of Our Union - 109 Commanders of the Union Army, published by C.F. May, New York, c. 1862; and The Officers of the C.S. Army & Navy, More ...

Oswald, Lee Harvey (1939-1963) Draft Letter Signed, [Minsk, Russia, 30 January 1962.]

Oswald, Lee Harvey (1939-1963) Draft Letter Signed, [Minsk, Russia, 30 January 1962.]

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
42
Unsold
 

Oswald, Lee Harvey (1939-1963) Draft Letter Signed, [Minsk, Russia, 30 January 1962.] Two pages of lined note paper, each inscribed in pencil on one side. To John Connally Jr. (1917-1993) asking More ...

Woven Wool and Cotton Coverlet with Sailboat Corner Blocks

Woven Wool and Cotton Coverlet with Sailboat Corner Blocks

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
157
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Woven Wool and Cotton Coverlet with Sailboat Corner Blocks, Gilmour family, Dunlapsville, Union County, Indiana, "Year 1839," two-piece, double weave navy and white coverlet depicting a central More ...

Set of Twenty-one Lionel O Gauge Model Trains and Accessories

Set of Twenty-one Lionel O Gauge Model Trains and Accessories

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2013
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$185$150

Set of Twenty-one Lionel O Gauge Model Trains and Accessories, Union Pacific GP-9 Diesel Engine 18817, cars include Log Dump 26722, Helium Tank Unloading 19878, Eastwood Automobilia 16985, Snow More ...

Polychrome-painted Grand Army of the Republic Post Sign

Polychrome-painted Grand Army of the Republic Post Sign

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
342
Sold for:
$593$500

Polychrome-painted Grand Army of the Republic Post Sign, Richmond, Vermont, late 19th/early 20th century, painted pine panel with breadboard ends, depicting a waving American flag with painted More ...

Civil War-related Silver-plated Urn

Civil War-related Silver-plated Urn

Auction:
2587M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2012
Lot:
616
Sold for:
$474$400

Civil War-related Silver-plated Urn, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the urn with engraved presentation "Taken from the residence of COMMODORE FORREST/CLAREMONT [sic] VA./on the retreat from More ...

(Civil War, Union Navy, and Post Civil War, Industry)

(Civil War, Union Navy, and Post Civil War, Industry)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

(Civil War, Union Navy, and Post Civil War, Industry), Seven copy books, related to William Alexander Steel (1836-1879), related mainly to business transactions, including those with his firm More ...

Silver Plated Brass Souvenir Vase made from the propeller of a Civil War Ship

Silver Plated Brass Souvenir Vase made from the propeller of a Civil War Ship

Auction:
2460
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 07, 2009
Lot:
143
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Silver Plated Brass Souvenir Vase made from the propeller of a Civil War Ship, late 19th century, the bottom of the vase inscribed "This Little Vase is a souvenir of the metal of the propeller off More ...

American School, 19th Century      Action at Sea Between U.S.S. Kearsarge   and C.S.S. Alabama.

American School, 19th Century Action at Sea Between U.S.S. Kearsarge and C.S.S. Alabama.

Auction:
2412
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2008
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$17,775$15,000

American School, 19th Century Action at Sea Between U.S.S. Kearsarge and C.S.S. Alabama. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, depicting the Civil War naval battle when the ironclad Union screw sloop steamer More ...

Collection of Approximately Seventy-four 18th-20th Century United States   Political, Moral, and Commemorative Tokens and Six Medals

Collection of Approximately Seventy-four 18th-20th Century United States Political, Moral, and Commemorative Tokens and Six Medals

Auction:
2404
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 16, 2008
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Collection of Approximately Seventy-four 18th-20th Century United States Political, Moral, and Commemorative Tokens and Six Medals, including 1841 "Millions for Defense," "Webster Credit," James More ...

(United States Governmental Articles Related to Exploration)

(United States Governmental Articles Related to Exploration)

Auction:
2404
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 16, 2008
Lot:
147
Sold for:
$385$325

(United States Governmental Articles Related to Exploration), bound group of eleven articles, including messages from the President and the Secretary of the Navy in the House of Representatives, More ...

(Civil War, Union Navy), Archive of Commander Samuel Gregory

(Civil War, Union Navy), Archive of Commander Samuel Gregory

Auction:
2386
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2007
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

(Civil War, Union Navy), Archive of Commander Samuel Gregory, 1861-1864, Commander of the U.S. Steamer Western World, later the U.S. Brig Perry, later the U.S.S. Potomska, comprising approximately More ...

Grand Army of the Republic Commemorative Thirty-eight Star Flag

Grand Army of the Republic Commemorative Thirty-eight Star Flag

Auction:
2267
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 20, 2005
Lot:
382
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

Grand Army of the Republic Commemorative Thirty-eight Star Flag, "PRESENTED JAN 8 1886 BY MRS. EUNICE B. NORRIS BORN APR 15, 1816," pieced cotton with appliqued and embroidered decoration More ...

George A. Blunt, Union Soldier:

George A. Blunt, Union Soldier:

Auction:
2173
Auction:
Sale #2173 - Oct 27, 2002
Lot:
447
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

George A. Blunt, Union Soldier: a collection of artifacts, comprising an ninth-plate tintype of Blunt, with his shirt off, showing the amputation of his right arm, a sixth-plate tintype taken before More ...

Civil War Naval Battle Flag

Civil War Naval Battle Flag

Auction:
2134
Auction:
Sale #2134 - Oct 28, 2001
Lot:
100
Sold for:
$17,250$15,000

Civil War Naval Battle Flag, America, c. 1863, the hand-sewn wool bunting and cotton flag stitched to a canvas heading which bears inscription "Sumpter April 7 Wagner July 10, 11, 17," More ...