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Vintage Photography

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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