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Miniature Advertising Cotton Bale
$90.00

Wrapped in burlap and metal strapping. Label: "Charlie Witte/Cotton Buyer/Giddings, Texas". 5" H. x 3 1/2" W. x 2 1/2" D. (Cat. #17457)

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French Cast Iron Andirons
$395.00

Triangular legs that hold logs are 12" L. Welded to a bust of a beautiful woman who is 7 1/2" H. Embossed at her base "TERRE" (French for Earth). Used but no damage. Early (Cat. #17492)

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16 Early Packaged Remedies & Display Case
$175.00

Each different and full. Has remedy name, maker, common uses. A few examples: Black Alder, Feverfew, Bayberry Bark, Blue Flag Root, etc. All packets are nice cond. C. 1910. A modern display case and plexi lid. Bought as a group long ago. (Cat. #17433)

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"Gem" Condition Sharps
$325.00

Actually a dug-up 4 shot pistol. 3 1/4" barrels still pivot down. No grips. Solid; .30 cal. NO markings. Not sure of the variation. (Cat. #17575)

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Silver Calling Card Case
$325.00
Detailed borders and tiny snowflake design on both sides. Engraved oval frame with monogram. One teeny ding. Unmarked but sterling. Hallmarked.
2 3/8" x 3 1/2" x 3/8". 
Detailed borders and tiny snowflake design on both sides. Engraved oval frame with monogram. One teeny ding. Unmarked but sterling. Hallmarked. 2 3/8" x 3 1/2" x 3/8". (Cat. #16622) 
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Early Miniature Hand Saw
$120.00
I won't call this a salesman sample because I can't find the brand name anywhere. I believe it's American by the engraved leaf design on the handle & the Eagle engraved on the blade. Varnished wooden handle copper riveted to silver plated blade. Eagle, banner & 'Nordin'" engraved on side. 7 1/4" long. (Cat. #12889) 
Sale: Was $345.00 $195.00, now $120.00
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Black Musician on Cotton Bale
$45.00
Dressed black with burlap hat playing a banjo made of bottle cap & pipe cleaner. Sittin' on a burlap covered and strapped cotton bale. Looks 60-70 years old. (Cat. #17511)
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Folk Art Horseshoe Double Picture Frame
$245.00
Exceptional effort by folk artist. Lightly carved vine encircles frame's face, ends in a flower pot. 2 horseshoe motifs surround openings for cabinet size images. Made from end of a keg; appears to be cherry wood. 12" dia. 
(Cat. #14396) Sale: Was $550.00 $345.00, now $245.00
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Cast Iron Butcher Trade Sign
$295.00

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

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1870's California Presentation Creamer & Sugar
$495.00
Matching pair has woman's head at top of handles & a band at center. Engraved "E. L. Holden from his Stockton Friends, Jan. 1, 1871". Hallmarks on bottom.
A Gorham pattern, coin silver 
Matching pair has woman's head at top of handles & a band at center. Engraved "E. L. Holden from his Stockton Friends, Jan. 1, 1871". Hallmarks on bottom. A Gorham pattern, coin silver. (Cat. #15809) 
Sale: Was $750.00 pr. $590.00 pr., now $495.00 pr.
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