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Vintage Photography

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Giant Early Locomotive Image
$285.00
3/4 view of an early diamond stack engine with "cowcatcher" & tender. Card mount "Baldwin Locomotive Works...Philadelphia". Chipping on left of mount (not into image). 
Image is 16 1/2" x 8 3/4". Looks 1880's. (Cat. #15737) Sale: Was $375.00, now $285.00
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Image Crammed With Sporting Goods
$350.00
Cabinet size. Outdoor view of man, woman & dog plus these features: a rifle, dog head web cart. belt, appears to be a holstered Colt S.A. Woman holds early rod & reel. Dog in a rocker, a creel below. Image by Hoffman. Place unknown. C.1900 
(Cat. #16594)
Cabinet size. Outdoor view of man, woman & dog plus these features: a rifle, dog head web cart. belt, appears to be a holstered Colt S.A. Woman holds early rod & reel. Dog in a rocker, a creel below. Image by Hoffman. Place unknown. C.1900 
(Cat. #16594)
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Cowgirls Photo Postcard
$175.00
Studio postcard of 2 woman in full Western garb. 1 is carrying a revover in her holster. Their hats are marked " Cheyenne". Both have pennants from a roundup in Marshfield, Ore. A small boy wears a giant hat. Sent & dated 1914. (Cat. #16554)
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Image of Omaha, NE Railroad Offices
$245.00
3 story brick bldg. has 100 people out front. Downstairs is a grocer. Between 2nd & 3rd floors is a sign "Burlington & Mo River R.R. In Nebraska". Inked into image "B. & M. R.R. Offices, Omaha, 1882". This line was Incorp. in 1865 & ran 191 miles. Changed names in 1880's. A rare artifact from an obscure RR. 
Mounted on card stock & framed. (Cat. #14221) Sale: Was $375.00, now $245.00
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Original Dodge City Cowboy Band Image
$550.00
Panorama view of band dressed in cowboy outfits w/their instruments. A huge bass drum painted "The Original Cow-Boy Band/ Dodge City", a star & "U.S." At left is cowboy & band's banner (hard to read). A big crowd, bldgs. and soldiers. ID'd member's name in ink. End of WWI era. Framed & a mat. Arced 6" image crack at right (can be easily laid down). Photographed in downtown Kansas City, MO.
Rare image! Frame: 11 3/4" x 28 1/2" (Cat. #16690)
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1881 Nebraska Lt. Governor Framed Image
$245.00
Bust image of Carns in a wood frame with feet to stand on a table. Silvered plaque reads "Presented to "Lieut. Governor G.C. (?) Carns (in English Gothic) by the Nebraska Senate 1881". Frame: 8" x 12". 
(Cat. #15805)
Bust image of Carns in a wood frame with feet to stand on a table. Silvered plaque reads "Presented to "Lieut. Governor G.C. (?) Carns (in English Gothic) by the Nebraska Senate 1881". Frame: 8" x 12". (Cat. #15805)
Sale: Was $450.00
$320.00, now $245.00
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Northern California Image of Man w/ Spurs
$250.00
Standing view of guy well-dressed; holding a riata in 1 hand, a pair of wide banded spurs & leathers in the other. "John Johnson" penciled at bottom.
Back: Some pencil notes, photographer's hand stamp "E. W. Baker's...Oak Street. Red Bluff, Cal." Photo by Ellis William Baker, C.1880. Wear at mount edges, 1 corner chip (not into image). Cabinet size. Back inscribed (Cat. #15570) 
Standing view of guy well-dressed; holding a riata in 1 hand, a pair of wide banded spurs & leathers in the other. "John Johnson" penciled at bottom.
Back: Some pencil notes, photographer's hand stamp "E. W. Baker's...Oak Street. Red Bluff, Cal." Photo by Ellis William Baker, C.1880. Wear at mount edges, 1 corner chip (not into image). Cabinet size. Back inscribed 
(Cat. #15570) Sale: Was $390.00 $290.00, now $250.00
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Horace Greeley Image
$190.00
Journalist, owner of NY Tribune, Republican party founder, Presidential candidate in 1872, etc. Best known for his quote, essentially "Go West, Young Man". Appears to be PERIOD 2nd generation image (photo of a photo). Light pastboard mount has gold circles; his name below. Mount 8" x 10" 
(Cat. #15546) Sale: Was $350.00 $245.00, now $190.00
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Langtry Cabinet Image
$135.00
Became 1 of Britain's most beautiful actresses. Nicknamed the Jersey Lily. She came to the U.S. stage in 1882; eventually became a citizen. Her adoration by Judge Roy Bean is well known. Appears to be a PERIOD 2nd generation cabinet. Slight fading. Album glue on back 
(Cat. #15544)
Became one of Britain's most beautiful actresses. Nicknamed the Jersey Lily. She came to the U.S. stage in 1882; eventually became a citizen. Her adoration by Judge Roy Bean is well known. Appears to be a PERIOD 2nd generation image. Slight fading. Album glue on back 
(Cat. #15544) Sale: Was $225.00 $170.00, now $135.00
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4 Cabinet Images of Adver. Gas Lamps
$195.00
Two are from manufacturer of fancy gas lamps, 1 advertises a chop house & 1 "Slosson Billiards (Hall)". Some back peel on card mounts. Penciled note on back "Gas street lantern designed by Francis L. Pisch...NYC 1875". Great lot.
(Cat. #15498) Sale: Was $360.00 lot $245.00 lot, now $195.00 lot
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Stereoview of San Francisco Hotel
$70.00
Real photo of Baldwin Hotel lobby. Yellow card mount from "American Scenery, California" series. Hotel owned by Lucky Baldwin. I'm told many high stakes games were held here. Exc. 
(Cat. #15571)
Real photo of Baldwin Hotel lobby. Yellow card mount from "American Scenery, California" series. Hotel owned by Lucky Baldwin. I'm told many high stakes games were held here. Exc. (Cat. #15571) Sale: Was $95.00, now $70.00
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Adorable Boy with Gun Tintype
$320.00
Hand tinted seated view of small lad wearing a feathered brimmed hat, blue jacket & pants tucked into red topped boots. He is holding a boy's rifle that may be real or a toy. Some edge halo in image. Matted in leather case. Split spine. 1/4 plate, 3" x 4". 
(Cat. #16623)
Hand tinted seated view of small lad wearing a feathered brimmed hat, blue jacket & pants tucked into red topped boots. He is holding a boy's rifle that may be real or a toy. Some edge halo in image. Matted in leather case. Split spine. 1/4 plate, 3" x 4". (Cat. #16623)
Sale: Was $450.00, now $320.00
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