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Lot 2001

$600

Details: This Gibson Les Paul Studio solid body electric guitar was made at the Nashville TN USA Plant on April 19, 1995.

This model features a carved maple top on mahogany body with glossy black finish, two gold-plated humbuckers and hardware, rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays, four control knobs, and original Gibson Deluxe tuning machines.

The Gibson Les Paul is a solid body electric guitar that was first sold by the Gibson Guitar Corporation in 1952. The Les Paul was designed by Gibson president Ted McCarty, factory manager John Huis and their team, along with guitarist/inventor Les Paul. The Les Paul was originally offered with a gold finish and two P-90 pickups. In 1957, humbucking pickups were added, along with sunburst finishes in 1958. The sunburst 1958–1960 Les Paul – today one of the best-known electric guitar types in the world – was considered a failure, with low production and sales. For 1961, the Les Paul was redesigned into what is now known as the Gibson SG. This design continued until 1963 but continued as a separate guitar, when the traditional single cutaway, carved top bodystyle was re-introduced. In 1983, Gibson introduced the Studio model. The Studio was designed to attract guitar players who desired traditional Les Paul sound without having to pay for cosmetic features of upscale models. In order to produce a lower-cost Les Paul, features such as body binding, neck binding, and headstock inlays were not available. The name "Studio" comes from the idea that this model would be sonically indistinguishable from a Les Paul Standard or Custom in the recording studio, and that the flashier guitars would be reserved for stage use.

The total length is approx. 39" and the speaking length is approx. 24 5/8".

It is presented in a contemporary hardshell case.

Please attend our live sale to inspect this classic instrument in person.
Condition / Notes: This guitar is intact shows nicely with typical signs of age and careful use. The electronics have not been tested. The instrument plays well and would benefit from a setup including minor action adjustment.
Lot 2002

$1900

Details: This Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver is martially marked US below Colt's patent on left side and bears serial number 55769 on the iron trigger guard.

The barrel measures approx. .36 cal.

Please attend our live sale to inspect this and many other rare and collectible antique firearms, edged weapons, and militaria items.
Condition / Notes: This antique firearm shows handsomely.
Lot 2003

$375

Details: This unusual Civil War Model 1860 saber is marked "NJ" on the ricasso, probably for New Jersey. It also features other illegible marks.

Please attend our live sale to inspect this and many other rare and collectible antique firearms, edged weapons, and militaria items.
Condition / Notes: This antique sword shows handsomely.
Lot 2004

$175

Details: This lot consists of a French-Made Field Microscope and Case from our Civil War Estate Collection.

This authentic Early 19th Century Brass Drum MICROSCOPE features a Mignot label, on both the microscope and the case, indicating manufacture in France. It measures 7.25" fully extended and is housed in a Mahogany Case measuring approx. 6.75" x 2.75" x 2.25". Also included are slides and lens attachments. Three slides are labeled in French; two hold the wing of a fly and the third reads roughly Insect Parasite Eradication.

This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.

National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.

Condition / Notes: This scientific instrument is well preserved with signs of age and wear that may include patina, abrasions, discoloration and soiling.
Lot 2005

$800

Details: This Springfield Model 1861 percussion rifled musket is dated 1862.

The barrel measures approx. 39.75" and .58 cal.

Please attend our live sale to inspect this and many other rare and collectible antique firearms, edged weapons, and militaria items.

Condition / Notes: This antique firearm is in good condition.
Lot 2006

$40

Details: This lot comprises one issue of Derriere le Miroir: Calder No. 141 (November 1963)

Derriere le Miroir (DLM) was a deluxe French periodical published by the gallerist Aime Maeght published without interruption between 1946 and 1982. Its issues were profusely illustrated by original prints, many color stone lithographs, by many leading artists including Braque, Chagall, Calder, Kelly, Leger, Matisse, Miro, and Bacon. Essays were contributed by such literary luminaries as Guillaume Apollinaire and Jacques Prevert.

Please attend our sale to inspect this and other issues of Derriere le Miroir.
Condition / Notes: These deluxe periodicals show nicely with typical signs of age and handling including mild/occasional toning, rubbing, marginal separations, etc.
Lot 2007

$150

Details: Antique 6” x 5” binoculars made by Lemaire Fabt of Paris, popular with officers of the Union and Confederacy of the American Civil War.

LeMaire of Paris, France was one of the major world suppliers of binoculars. This set is also marked with an engraving on the range finder reading: U.S. Signal Service.

The binoculars are marked ""LeMaire Fabt Paris"" on each eyepiece with the small bee logo. The body of the set is covered in brown leather, showing moderate signs of age and wear. The intact extendable sun shades are intact with one missing its leather covering. The adjustable range finder and sun shades are in working order.

The set includes a leather carrying case, showing significant signs of age and wear.
Condition / Notes: This set of binoculars shows well, is in working order and generally well maintained with moderate signs of age and wear. The included case shows significant signs of age and wear.
Lot 2008

$400

Details: This large, masterful 19th century oil on canvas depicts Captain Ralph Philbrook, an officer in the Civil War.

The oval portrait, which shows Philbrook in an officer's shell jacket with gold braided epaulets, is presented in an opulent period gilt frame with floral and foliate decorative elements measuring approx. 35"x38".

A certificate on the verso indicates that the painting was professionally restored by West Lake Conservators in October 1999. It had previously been wax lined. Also on the verso is a period label from the Looking Glass and Picture Frame Manufactory in Norwich, Connecticut, from whence the frame likely originated.

Please attend our live sale to inspect this and many other Civil War-related items in person.

Condition / Notes: This painting shows very handsomely, having been recently professionally conserved. The gilt frame shows some cracks and other typical signs of its advanced age.
Lot 2009

$500

Details: This rare and highly collectible authorized second printing of the iconic Family Dog Grateful Dead at Avalon Ballroom concert poster from 1966 bears the telltale "(2)" and "The Bindweed Press" indications, distinguishing it from the third printing and the common forgeries of the scarce first printing which omits the Bindweed credit or includes a "San Francisco Poster Co." credit.

The skull and roses imagery from this poster was originally sourced from a 19th century illustration of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and was henceforward appropriated by the Grateful Dead as their logo for the remainder of their career.

Born in Detroit, Stanley Miller became known as "Mouse" after illustrating countless notebooks with his signature rodent sketch. Miller found an outlet for his creativity in pin-striping cars and airbrushing hot rod designs on posters and T-shirts. Mouse migrated to San Francisco in 1964, where he first met the artists associated with Family Dog, the organization producing dance concerts at the Avalon Ballroom. With collaborator Alton Kelley, Mouse experimented broadly with composition, lettering and imagery: Kelley came up with the ideas and Mouse executed the designs. Mouse and Kelley helped to establish the psychedelic style of expression under the name Mouse Studios.

Printed on vellum, the poster is framed to approx. 17"x22" overall.

Please attend our live sale to inspect this original vintage poster in person.
Condition / Notes: This poster shows mild even toning, a clipped corner, a few small corner punctures, and other typical signs of age and handling. It has not been examined outside its frame/mount.
Lot 2010

$1600

Details: Civil War Era Boxed Amputation Surgeons Instrument Set.

Remarkably complete and maintained military surgeon's amputation instrument set, in a decorative red felt lined mahogany box. Consistent with instrument kits manufactured by W&H Hutchinson during the late 19th Century. Cutting tools appear to be made of surgical grade chromed steel, show light oxidation and are still razor sharp.

Contains ten surgical tools: large bone saw, amputation knives, scalpel, tourniquet (marked W&H Hutchinson), pliers, small bone saw, and several other specialized surgical instruments.

This case of instruments shows very well, and measures 16" long by 6 1/4" deep, by 3 1/2" high.

This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.

National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.
Condition / Notes: This surgical tool set is remarkably well maintained and shows mild signs of age and wear. Some oxidation on tools, and some fraying on the canvas portion of tourniquet. The wooden case shows moderate signs of age and wear, but shows well. Red velvet interior shows mild wear and age. There are two vacant instrument slots that seemingly held scalpels, or similar instruments. Otherwise, the set appears very complete. There is no key included for lock on box.
Lot 2011

$90

Details: This hand colored stone lithograph by Currier and Ives depicts a major battle of the Civil War.

It is attractively framed to approx. 21"x17".

Please attend our live sale to inspect this and many other original antique prints in person.
Condition / Notes: This antique print shows nicely with typical signs of age and wear including toning, marginal tears/creases, etc.
Lot 2012

$300

Details: 3 Pcs. This lot comprises an Antique Brass Dietzgen Survey Transit; Tripod, and a 7 piece Cartographer's Drafting Set in a Sharkskin Case.

The brass survey transit stands 8" tall, and has an 11 1/2" long scope with 1" aperture. Base is approx. 6" wide. Features a sliding brass dust cover on eyepiece, and removable dust cover over rear lens. Stamped with makers marks, "Eugene Dietzgen, Chicago New York, 7085." A handsome piece, it has been generally well maintained and displays nicely.

The tripod accepts the survey transit on a threaded brass fitting. It stands 60" tall, has three solid wood legs, and brass hardware and mount fitting. Fitting is approx. 3 1/4" in diameter.

The drafting set contains 7 assorted tools, including brass and steel dividers, compass with modular compass accessories, a brass protractor, and wood and steel folding architect's ruler. Instruments nestle snugly inside of a sharkskin case with hinged lid. Case measures 7" long by 2 1/2" wide by 1 1/4" deep. Some mild oxidation on instruments, and case shows moderate wear and age.







Condition / Notes: These instruments show nicely, with mild to moderate signs of age and wear. Some oxidation of drafting tools. Tripod is general well maintained, in working condition showing mild to moderate age and wear.
Lot 2013

$275

Details: This monumental and iconic portrait engraving depicting Civil War protagonist General Grant is a special artist proof inscribed and signed in pencil by the artist William E. Marshall.

The original antique print is opulently framed to approx. 33"x37".

William Edgar Marshall was born to Scottish parents in New York City in 1837. At a young age, he moved to Washington, D.C., where he earned a living as a watchmaker. He then worked for the US Treasury Department, where he learned how to engrave portraits. In 1858 he was given a rare opportunity to work for the American Bank Note Company, where he spent “several years and became one of its best engravers." At the age of 21, he set off for Paris, where he planned to learn how to become a great painter. He returned to the United States during the Civil War, when "news of the assassination of Lincoln brought him home to paint, from photographs and descriptions, a portrait of the martyred President” (Hartt). He also painted several notable figures including Ulysses S. Grant and George Sherman during this period. According to his obituary, visitors to his studio may have also heard him share his "pleasant anecdotes of Emmerson, Longfellow, Dickens, Hawthrone, and Holmes.

Please attend our live sale to inspect this remarkable print in person.
Condition / Notes: This print shows nicely with moderate toning and other minimal signs of age and wear. It has not been examined outside its frame.
Lot 2014

$175

Details: This lot consists of a Field Microscope and Case from our Civil War Estate Collection.

This 19th Century Brass Drum MICROSCOPE features a Mahogany case and blank slides. It measures approx. 7" fully extended and the case measures approx. 6.75" x 2.5" x 2.25".

This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.

National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.

Condition / Notes: This scientific instrument shows signs of age and wear that may include patina and abrasions. The mirror is significantly deteriorated and the steel hinges on the case have some rust.
Lot 2015

$90

Details: This select group lot of artwork comprises the following pieces:

Wounded American Soldier's Return, colored lithograph, Ward/Cornhill

The Magnificent O'Connell Funeral Car, colored lithograph, Currier & Ives, circa 1847

The Death of President Lincoln - The Nation's Martyr, lithograph, Currier & Ives, circa 1865

These pieces are attractively framed up to approx. 17"x13".

Please attend our live sale to inspect these and many other pieces of fine and decorative art.
Condition / Notes: These pieces show nicely with some indications of age and handling.
Lot 2016

$325

Details: This lot consists of three oil lamps from our Civil War Collection Estate.

The authentic period glass lamp, which reads "Patd Sep 20 1870" and "oil guard lamp", features permanent brass fittings for the fill spout and mantle attachment. The "Steel Mantle Light Co" mantle also reads "Toledo, Ohio USA" and includes a new glass chimney.

The well-aged copper alloy lamps both measure 4.5" across the bottom and approx. 3" and 4" from base to burner attachment ring. The smaller lamp features a prong burner with "Eagle" and "Made in USA" legible on the knob. The larger lamp has a coronet burner with NEM & CO on the knob. Both lamps have decorative glass chimneys.
Condition / Notes: This piece is well preserved showing significant signs of age, including tears, discoloration, water stains, fading and soiling.

Please visit our gallery to inspect these items in person.
Lot 2017

$120

Details: This lot consists of 3 portable sewing kit cases from our Civil War Estate Collection.

Two of these cases are rolled leather with silk interior and pin cushions on each end. One measures 5.5" wide and opens to 10.5" with silk ties to keep it closed. The other is 4.75" wide and opens to 10.25. Both have pockets and needle storage.

The third is a leather wrapped box with pin cushions on each end. The 5" wide case also features silk ties.

This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.

National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.

Condition / Notes: These kits show significant signs of age and wear which may include abrasions, discoloration and soiling.
Lot 2018

$100

Details: This lot consists of 10 Loose Cut Amethyst stones.

These rounded oval stones, in a variety of shapes and purple hues, are a minimum 100 ctw.


Appraisal by:
Westfield Jewelry Appraisers
2945 Townsgate Road
Westlake Village, CA 91361

Report #019914901744 10/4/2014
Estimated Retail Value: $2,157.00.

Condition / Notes: These jewels are intact and show beautifully.

Please visit our gallery to inspect this item in person.
Lot 2019

$45

Details: This select group lot of artwork comprises the following pieces:

Winfield Scott, colored lithograph, Currier & Ives

Philip Sheridan, lithograph

Ephraim E. Ellsworth, colored lithograph

These pieces are attractively framed up to approx. 27"x21".

Please attend our live sale to inspect these and many other pieces of fine and decorative art.
Condition / Notes: These pieces show nicely with some indications of age and handling.
Lot 2020

$110

Details: 3 Pcs. This lot comprises a Vintage Antique 19th Century Ebony Nautical Parallel Ruler for map course charting; a vintage three draw spyglass, and a set of Le Maire of Paris binoculars in leather case.

The antique binoculars are marked "LeMaire Fabt Paris"" on each eyepiece with the small bee logo. Leather covered barrels. Lenses are intact and generally well maintained. Small split in leather on one barrel. Case shows moderate age and wear, is made of brown leather and features small bee logo on closure. Measures approx. 4 1/2" wide by 3 1/4" high by 2" deep with binoculars in case.

The antique ebony and brass parallel ruler for course plotting, is marked, "Captn Fields Improved," and features rule markings for measurement. Measuring approx 18" in length by 2 1/2" wide. Brass hardware. Shows well, with signs of lid to moderate age and wear. Mildly chipped corner at end of one of the rulers.

The vintage spyglass is a three draw design, with a leather covered barrel. Made of brass, with decorative bezeled rings on draw segments. 4 total segments. Integrated sliding brass optical dust protector on eyepiece, and removable brass dust cap on rear lens, marked "France". Measuring 6 3/4" closed, 17 3/4" in length when extended. 1" aperture. Barrel is approx 1 1/2" in diameter.

This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.

National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.

Condition / Notes: These pieces show well, with mild to moderate signs of age and wear.
Lot 2021

$70

Details: This marvelous hand colored lithograph by Currier & Ives depicts the final moments of abolitionist John Brown: "Meeting a Slave Mother and her Child on the steps of Charleston Jail on his way to Execution. Regarding them with a look of compassion Captain Brown stooped and kissed the Child then met his fate.

This original print is handsomely matted and framed to approx. 14"x16" overall.

Please attend our live sale to view this and many other Civil War related items.
Condition / Notes: This print shows significant toning and other significant signs of age and wear. It has not been examined outside its frame.
Lot 2022

$80

Details: This very fine engraving of President Abraham Lincoln holding the Emancipation Proclamation was made by George Perine circa 1864.

It is handsomely matted and framed to approx. 14"x18".

Please attend our live sale to inspect this and other Civil War related material in person.
Condition / Notes: This original antique print shows remarkably well with minor toning, a few small marginal tears, and other minimal signs of its advanced age. It has not been examined outside its frame.
Lot 2023

$55

Details: This select group lot of artwork comprises the following pieces:

Trigon Series, Donald Robertson, screen print, signed and numbered in pencil

(2) Architectural tondi, sepia etchings, signed and numbered in pencil

Planning the Campaign, etching, Churchill Ettinger, signed and titled in pencil

Wood Duck Drake Decoy, Linton KY 1960, shaped colored intaglio print, signed and numbered in pencil

Woodland scene, print on silk, signed Julian Dix in plate

Classicized landscape, chromolithograph, signed Claude Lorraine in plate

San Francisco Bay Bridge, etching, Harriet Gene Roudebush, signed and titled in pencil

Nymph, sepia etching, James A. Rome, signed and numbered in pencil

These pieces are attractively matted/framed up to approx. 22"x22".

Please attend our live sale to inspect these and many other pieces of fine and decorative art.
Condition / Notes: These pieces show nicely with some indications of age and handling.
Lot 2024

$500

Details: This Springfield Model 1861 percussion rifled musket is dated 1864 and features a stock carved with initials WL.

This antique firearm is approx. .58 cal.

Please attend our live sale to inspect this and many other rare and collectible antique firearms, edged weapons, and militaria items.
Condition / Notes: This gun shows handsomely with restorations.
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