Beautiful mahogany. Covered in brown leather. A few light scuffs but all there. Hardware is nickel plated. Front cover lays open. A bellows (no cracks) on a track. Wooden frame holds lens which has tubes at sides & levers for a timer. Lens brass frame marked "6 1/2 x 8 1/2 High Grade Symmetrical" and "Wollensak Opt. Co./ Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A." A folding nickeled view finder on table of front cover. Also, a celluloid tag "The Seroco"(rest faded) & a distance gauge. A rear door for glass plates. Perfect carrying strap. Size closed: 10 1/4" w. x 10 1/4" h. x 4 1/4" d. Looks complete. (Cat. #2276)
Bronze; dated 1866 & given to rescuers of steam ship San Francisco "Wrecked Dec. 1853...By Joint Res. Of Congress..." Obv.: Seated Liberty, an eagle, sailor, capitol bldg., a ship. Rev.: Man holding woman in distress at sea. Almost Uncirculated. Slightest wear. 3 1/4" dia. Design by Paquet, a U.S. coin engraver. A U.S. Mint reissue produced in mid 1900's. (Cat. #17487)
Bust outline of man wearing a derby. Incised hat brim, face and neck tie. 1 chip on edge of hat "brim". Varnished pine. An oldie; 13" L.
Qt. cyl. bottle. A gold bordered complete label under glass. Slightly faded "Allens Red Tame Cherry 'Cherry Allen'". Bottle above top of label GONE. Expertly ground down & smoothed. Also, FIVE marked 8 oz. glasses, etched with brand and virtually perfect. A non carbonated soft drink made of cherries and cherry leaves; mfgd. in Fostoria, OH. Had this set put away for years. (Cat. #17306)
Sale: Was $325.00 $245.00, now $195.00
Retains most of the original silver paint. A cowboy resembling Buffalo Bill is galloping on his pony. A small hole in his hand once held a wire "rope" that hung over a separate metal cow's neck (cast iron cow not included). Both animals were part of the butcher's rack. 13" x 10 1/2". (Cat. #14285) Sale: Was $495.00, now $295.00
2 3/4" L. x 1 7/8" H. (Cat. #17186)