Very Interesting Collection of Americana 
Lot Number 1024
 
Quantity: Bid Starts: 10/01/2007 10:00:00 
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Description

Offered is an interesting hodgepodge of collectibles spanning all sorts of genres and tastes. From small relics to movie posters to colorized plates from rare publications, this grouping has something for all collectors. Included are 1.) hand-colored lithograph of M’Intosh, a Creek Chief, published by E.C. Biddle, Philadelphia printed and colorized at Bowen’s Lithographic Establishment, 1837 measuring 13-1/2 x 19-3/4” with toning along the matte lines and mild damage in the lower left corner; 2.) The Train Robbers (1973, EX) half sheet featuring John Wayne; 3.) November 23, 1936 Life Magazine (1st issue) salesman sample measuring 6-1/2 x 8-1/2” (EX-MT) plus the actual first edition Life Magazine (full size, EX); 4.) 1957 Affair in Reno one sheet movie poster mounted on archival canvas (27x42, EX) with a few folds and one repaired tear; 5.) Rare 1977 Star Wars one sheet Teaser “B” movie poster mounted on archival canvas (27x42, NM), complete with the GAU logo that does not appear on the reproductions; 6.) 1950s Mechanical Rocket bank by Berzac Creations of Astro Manufacturing (in working order, NM); 7.) (2) 1936 Olympics albums with German trading cards on the interior pages with several Jesse Owens images (both books have light water damage); 8.) Blushing Willy battery operated toy circa late 1950s (EX-MT) with original box (GD); 9.) Elvis Presley 1977 concert ticket plus (3) rare sticker (NM); 10.) 1967 Beatles Magical Mystery Tour booklet and record set made in England (NM). The album holds two 45prm with I am the Walrus, Magical Mystery Tour, Fool on the Hill and Blue Jay Way; 11.) (28) Magic Lantern Slides in excellent condition with many camping, sports and nature scenes; 12.) (190+) vintage stereoview cards including Keystone, Davis and Underwood with views of museums, nature, ships, WWI, religious scenes and town views plus an original Perfecscope viewer; 13.) original 1914 PA License plate (EX); 14.) (130+) vintage cigar bands and cigar box labels in excellent condition. For a more comprehensive listing of other items in this wonderful collection, please visit our website.

Other Items:
(5) 1950s TV Guides (EX to EX-MT)

1934 Chicago Century of Progress World’s Fair – The Romance of Exploration and Emergency First-Aid from Stanley to Byrd book in pristine condition with original onion paper covering and box

(78) 1930-1950s Hollywood/Westerns Exhibits (all in PR condition)

1940 University of Pennsylvania brass paperweight

(80) 1937 “Free Airplane Ride” tickets – unused

1950s Cragstan Sweetie Spaniel battery operated toy with original box (overall EX)

1889 United States Naturalization papers signed by William B. Mann (FR)

(18) Flags of Nations silks (circa 1910, GD to EX)

(3) 1899 Saturday Evening Post (EX)

1932 All-American Girl sheet music

(10) 1940s Philadelphia Inqurier Sunday inserts

(2) Little Big Books (both in PR condition)

(10) miscellaneous metallic collectibles with planters Mr. Peanut tea spoon, two cigarette cutters, Washington DC/Capital Building matchstick holder and a lighter shaped like a pocket watch

1950s Howdy-Doody 4” tall plastic doll with movable mouth (VG-EX)

(2) 5-1/2” lead statues of a young black girl with a basket of fish (EX-MT)

framed Apache Tribe artist rendering of an Apache dressed in a wooden-slat head dress. 
 
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