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Lisbon Falls, ME, United States
DoneSat, Nov 5, 2016 5:00 PM GMT

November 5th Americana Auction

Daniel Buck Auctions will have their semi-annual catalog auction on Saturday November 5th starting at 1:00pm. This sale will consist of Americana, Paintings, Sculpture, Civil War and Revolutionary War letters and documents, Historical and Native American Items and Jewelry, Books, Atlases, Maps, Large Ship Model and Movie Posters. The highlight of the auction will be an exceptionally rare and historically important pair of Levi Strauss & Co. XX Blue Denim Copper Riveted Waist Overalls dating from 1893. A Very Rare San Francisco Earthquake Presentation Pitcher and Twelve Tumblers, being of leather with copper lining and having Gorham sterling silver decorative rims, a Civil War Autograph Album having 143 signatures including such notables as Boston Corbett being the soldier who shot John Wilkes Booth, Ulysses S. Grant, Philip Sheridan along with a number of U.S. Generals, notables and Statesmen of the time. A list of autographs is available upon request. Also included are 80 Civil War letters from and to Private Daniel D. Barrows, 9th Regiment Maine Infantry having detailed accounts of movements, camp life, poor conditions and food quality, etc. dating from October 1861-June 14, 1865; a Joseph Cosey forged Abraham Lincoln document; and a collection of Six American Revolutionary War Documents, all Rhode Island related; and a pair of 1930?s large Bus Station Movie Posters of ?The Charge of The Light Brigade? with Errol Flynn, and ?Charlie Chan At The Opera?. This auction will also include a quantity of Fine and Decorative Art including a China Trade painting of the Bark ?AIME? built in, and sailing out of, Bath, Maine in 1865, and being in the original elaborately hand carved Chinese frame; William Pierce Stubbs, Douglas Arthur Teed, Henry Maidment and others. Sculpture will include works by William Bowie and a bronze by Cyrus Edwin Dallin depicting Massasoit. There are also a quantity of historical books and atlases which include Mitchell?s New General