Early American History Auctions Offers Americana and Vintage Guns in Upcoming SaleMay 22, 2021 12:00 EDT
The upcoming Early American History Auctions event will showcase over 300 lots of autographs, colonial and political memorabilia, and Americana. A selection of vintage guns leads the sale. These U.S. and British military model guns indicate the year they were made. Among them is a “Harper’s Ferry” flintlock pistol. Made in 1806, the gun has a .54 caliber smoothbore barrel with an iron rib below.
Another notable lot is a document from June 15th, 1860. It features the signature of the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan. The document records the appointment of Winfield S. Schley as a Midshipman within the United States Navy. Notable paintings are also available, including a miniature portrait of George Washington. To view the full catalog or register to bid, visit Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (54), Collectibles (228), Historical & Political Memorabilia (138), Books, Manuscripts & Archives (103)
# of Lots:302
Price Range:$100 - $20,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Choice U.S. Military Model 1805 HARPERS FERRY Flintlock Pistol 1806-Dated Rarity|| Estimate: |
|1860 President JAMES BUCHANAN Naval Appointment Winfield S. Schley as Midshipman|| Estimate: |
|c. 1830 General George Washington Oval Watercolor and Gouache Miniature Portrait|| Estimate: |
|English Flintlock Officers / Dueling Pistols Cased Set made by Durs Egg, London|| Estimate: |
|c. 1817 Exceedingly Rare JAMES MONROE French Porcelain Gold trim Desert Plate|| Estimate: |