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Rare 1781 State of Connecticut REVOLUTIONARY WAR Military Soldier PAY DOCUMENT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372816697964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible document: A genuine Revolutionary War pay document from the State of Connecticut in the year of 1781. Fascinating document for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the State Of Connecticut. This document contains two signatures, is dated Oct. 9th, 1781 and is written out for "Twenty Pounds...". Measures 3 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches. Nice condition. Endorsements on the reverse. A terrific item for display and dated just before Cornwallis' surrender.

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Ends November 25, 2019 13:38

$120.00
176010

18th century 1756 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372807738778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1756 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for reviving & continuing an Act for the Relief of Debtors with respect to the Imprisonment of their persons...". A decorative document given the displayable title page. Four pages, 11 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:33

$35.00
172320

Fall of SOVIET UNION PASSPORT ? Russian Komsomol Vladimir Lenin Booklet "RED"


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653720835

A curious little booklet which is actually a "Komsomol", or a Soviet Union Young Communists League membership card, unused. The photos below shows its content, having a cloth-based & sturdy red cover with a portrait of Lenin, the inside front cover including a specific membership number and space for a photo and name & address, with the remaining 13 pages being a blank form with various rows and columns (see). This membership card measures just 3 by 4 inches and is in mint condition, never having been used. A curious item from the former Soviet Union.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:13

$28.00
171915

Rare 1777 CONTINENTAL John Dunlap PENSYLVANIA Paper Money Currency Three Pence


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392267499205

Colonial currency: Pennsylvania, three pence note dated April 10, 1777. A decorative border plus an engraving of the Penna. coat-of-arms along with the text. The reverse has: "To counterfeit is DEATH" along with "Three Pence, Philadelphia, printed by John Dunlap" and the year 1777. John Dunlap was also the printer of the Declaration of Independence. One signature, measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches, some rubbing, more so at the fold, generally good.

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Ends April 27, 2019 15:00

$165.00
171662

1834 Handwritten OTSEGO COUNTY BANK Cooperstown NY New York Check w/ Eagle Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372631675000

This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak (see). An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches and is in nice condition. The photo shows one of several we have so your check will look almost identical but with slight variations in the handwritten notes.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:19

$8.00
171516

THOMAS BAKER SLICK, SR. Oklahoma Cushing Oil Field Founder DEATH 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372626537408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 17, 1930 * Thomas Baker Slick, Sr. death (1st report) * Oklahoma's Cushing Oil Field discoverer * "King of the Wildcatters" Page 16 has a one column heading: "Stroke Fatal To T. Slick, Richest Oil Independent" with photo. (see) Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:45

$47.00
169901

Rare 1842 STEAMSHIP Caledonia New York Herald Extra BROADSIDE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564963145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, May 6, 1842 A single sheet broadside (printed on one side only), that has at the top of the first column: "Arrival Of The Steamship Caledonia", plus a nice woodcut of steamship, and: "18 Days Later From Europe". Says the ship arrived at Boston, has news from Europe, plus a list of the passengers who were on the ship, and a few ads. Nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:14

$56.00
162637

1865 STAMPED ENVELOPE to Tennessee Governor William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010140203

Stamped envelope address to Governor W. G. Brownlow, Knoxville, Tennessee. The two, red, 3 cent, canceled stamps, a postmark from Brooklyn, New York, circa. 1865, and a penned note to the left side which a previous owner noted is penned in Brownlow's hand, but I have my doubts. In any case a nice envelope addressed to the very controversial "Parson" Brownlow.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:41

$125.00
161932

Rare EXTRA London Gazette w/ Battle of Emsdorf - Seven Years' War 1760 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994733829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE: EXTRAORDINARY, England, August 9, 1760 Quite a rare broadside "Extra" edition of this newspaper, with the entire front page taken up with a report on the battle of Kalle, part of the larger Battle of Emsdorf which was part of the Seven Years' War in Europe. See the photos for the complete text of this report. The entire back side is blank. Measures 7 by 11 inches, water staining causing no loss of readability, and a small piece from the upper right corner not close to any text.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:05

$65.00
161040

Rare 1842 STEAMSHIP Columbia New York Herald Extra BROADSIDE Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214638900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, Aug. 2, 1842 A nice broadside (single sheet & printed on 1 side only) "Extra" likely produced to report the news recently arrived from Europe, as the top of the first column has "Arrival Of The Steamship COLUMBIA" with a nice engraving of a steamship (see). This issue includes reports from France, Prussia, Austria, Spain, Portugal, "The East" and "The Late Duke of Orleans". There are other "Miscellaneous Items" as well including a report on: "Ballooning at Matanzas". Even foxing throughout, very nice condition. 15 by 19 3/4 inches.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:46

$64.00
159975

Rare 1842 STEAMSHIP Acadia New York Herald Extra BROADSIDE Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948563231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD EXTRA, July 22, 1842 This single sheet, "Extra" edition of the famous N.Y. Herald newspaper is printed on the front side only. The text is entirely consumed by reports from Europe with a wide variety of content as seen in the heads near the top of the first column (see). This heading also ha a nice engraving above which is: "Arrival Of The Steamship Acadia." The back side is completely blank. Measures 15 1/4 by 19 1/2 inches, evening foxing throughout, very nice & clean condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 15:14

$62.00
159490

Rare 18th Century CRIMINAL Trial Judgement French Republic 1794 BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939647026

Shown is an original & historic old broadside, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Interesting French criminal broadside announcing the acquittal of a trial against Etienne Michaud. Headed in large type at the top (translated): JUDGMENT OF THE CRIMINAL COURT of the Department of Rhone, Who Declares Etienne Michaud Acquitted of The Charge Against Him." followed by details of the result of the trial. There is a "dateline" at the middle; "Du 17 Floreal, l'an second de la Republique francaise une & indivisible." above which has been penciled "May 6, 1794" being the second year of the new French Republic. Measures 14 3/4 by 20 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:44

$300.00
156925

Rare 28TH INDIANA INFANTRY REGIMENT Colored Negro Troops 1866 Military Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067457585

Shown is an original & historic old document offered to enhance your collectible interest: A rare document for the 28th Indiana Colored Regiment dated January 9, 1866. "Quarterly Return Of Ordnance & Ordnance Stores received, issued, and remaining on hand in Company G, 28th Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry." This document has a lengthy list of military ordnance and accoutrements with penned notations of the quantity accounted for (see photos). The front panel notes this "U.S. Colored Infantry" unit was commanded by "Capt. Adelbert C. Sherman, about whom I can find nothing. But research seems to indicate this is the "28th Indiana Infantry Regiment (Colored)", about which much information can be found online (copies are supplied with this document). The document opens to measure 10 3/4... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:15

$148.00
153305

17th Century ACT OF PARLIAMENT Queen Mary Era 1689 London Document Publication


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745813709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: An Act of Parliament with a full title page, noting publication at London in 1689 (see). * Act of Parliament * Queen May reign * 17th century original The Act is titled: "An Act for Enabling Lords Commissioners for the great Seal to Execute the Office of Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper." Printed in beautiful Old English type (see), it takes 8 pages including the title page. Small worm holes at the blank spine margin, 7 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:17

$97.00
152697

18th century 1752 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885879373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Act of Parliament, London, 1752 * 18th century original document Has a full title page with an engraving of the royal coat-of-arms as well as the date (see photos). This is: "An Act for the more effectual securing Mines of Black Lead from Theft and Robbery." which takes nearly 4 pages. Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, in great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:52

$43.00
151105

SS RESOLUTE Hamburg-American Line CRUSIE Around the World 1932 Broadside News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835598175

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, April 29th, 1932 An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was "Bound for Honolulu". An ironic newspaper evidencing how the wealthy "muddled through" the Great Depression. Nice masthead, 9 by 13 inches, nice masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:18

$26.00
148545

Rare 1950's Newspaper PROMOTIONAL POSTER "The Star" London England


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595780129

NEWSPAPER PROMOTIONAL POSTER for the London newspaper the "The Star". This poster would have been displayed where "The Star" newspaper was sold. Not dated but I would suspect from the 1950's. Measures 20 by 30 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 13, 2016 13:35

$45.00
146485

Rare 1847 MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR MAP General William Worth at Churubusco Mexico


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371695064248

MEXICAN WAR MAP A very unusual item, being a large-size, measuring 20 by 32 1/2 inches, map titled: "Map of Genl. Worth's Operations on the 20th of Aug. 1847" which shows the vicinity form San Antonio (Mexico) to Churubusco including some nice details. The inset in the lower right notes in part: "The two fronts of attack of the bridge head fort were bastioned fronts, proportioned as the books require. The 'Exterior side' of the south front has 75 yds. & the east from 100 yds..." with more (see). The paper upon which this map is printed is of heavier stock than normal and has an archival overlay on the back for added strength & protection. There was a tear which was archivally repaired and is almost unnoticeable. Still quite white and in very nice condition. We once had many of these map... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:13

$225.00
138811

Rare President JAMES GAFFIELD Fremont, Ohio Mayor DEATH Announcement Notice


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332848202

An interesting item being a notice from the mayor of Fremont, Ohio, announcing the death of President Garfield. The front page has an announcement reporting: "DIED. At Long Branch, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 1881, at 10:35 P.M., James Abram Garfield, President Of The United States. Aged 49 years and 10 Months. Funeral obsequies at Cleveland, Ohio, Monday, Sept. 26th, 1881, at 10 o'clock A. M. Interment at Lake View Cemetery." This little four page notice is dated September 23, 1881. Below this announcement is a message from the mayor of Fremont suggesting, in concurrence with a message from the Ohio Governor, that: "...the citizens of Fremont 'that upon Monday, the 26th inst., all business pursuits be suspended,' also that memorial services be held next Sunday in the city churches, and that... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 07:28

$139.00
138620

Rare 19th Century 1871 MEDICAL Medicine for Colds Advertisement BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391327620615

MEDICAL BROADSIDE promoting: "Bell's Expectorant - A Safe and Certain Remedy for Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness & Other Affections..." with more detail. At the bottom is space for the seller to print his name & details. The last line notes: "Patented Oct. 10th, 1871" Printed on thin, brown, wrapping paper-type stock, very wide margins, measures 14 1/2 by 20 inches, a few minor archival mends to the blank reverse.

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Ends December 23, 2015 15:01

$149.00
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