Frederick, MD, United States
DoneSat, Nov 10, 2012 3:00 PM UTC
Americana, Banks, Historical,
Still and Mechanical Bank collection,. Toys include a large boxed Gunthermann tri-motor plane, paper on wood trucks, tin windups and more. 12 Side Show banners from Fred Johnson and Snap Wyatt. Posters: fine Circus, Advertising, Movie, Propaganda, Stage, Black Americana and Wild West Posters. Country Store Grain and Seed bins, tin, porcelain and paper signs, displays and cabinets. A rare C-1905 American Folk Art sign for LIVERY and GARAGE, a Folk Art Oakland Automobiles. A rare 31? tall counter top Cigar Store Indian for Our Prophet Cigars. A Collection of Antique Bicycle Beer Steins, Historical Clocks, many unusual Cigar and Match holders. Also of note is a nice collection of American Indian Historical China. Americana features an Important War of 1812 Frederick Town Blues Roster, James Madison signed Military appointment, several Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, Spanish Am. War, WWI & WWII, Vietnam autographs, letters and documents. A M1864 Trenton Musket. A Confederate presentation photo album by Major N.M. Morris. A fine 18th century Bronze cannon, 18th century Katana, Tanto and other weapons. From WWI archive of early military aviation items, including original photographs, a WWI RAF/RFC flight uniform other WWI uniforms round out this section of the sale. Early Political Campaign items will be offered. Entertainment memorabilia owned by the late Jackie Gleason. An 18th century American Chippendale desk with family provenance, other period furniture from the same family including a pair of 18th century Country Windsor Chairs. Some early brass instruments; 19th century Rotary Valve Trombone, Rotary Valve Euphonium, Slide Valve trombone. On a more contemporary note is pair of couches attributed to Weiman furniture, dining chairs from the Carter Furniture Co.; large glass Perfume display bottles and related contemporary material.