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Auction Name
Featuring the Michael Ward Collection of Western Americana & Political Signature Auction
Auction Date
06/19/2021 - 06/19/2021
Sale Number
#6233
Total Lots
20
Sold Lots
20
Lots Sold
100.00%
Unsold Lots
0
Total Sales (USD)
89,625.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
41,360.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
62,040.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
41,360.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
62,040.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
144.46%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
43098 Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952)

The Oath, Apsaroke, 1908

1908 USD 5,600.00 - 8,400.00 USD 30,000.00
43099 Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952)

The Vanishing Race, 1904

1904 USD 5,600.00 - 8,400.00 USD 9,375.00
43018 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: Signed Note and Carte de Visite.

1863 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 6,562.50
43017 George Armstrong Custer

General George A. Custer: Signed Carte de Visite.

1865 USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00 USD 5,625.00
43026 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: Signed Check with Carte-de-Visite.

1873 USD 4,800.00 - 7,200.00 USD 4,000.00
43022 George Armstrong Custer

Abraham Lincoln: Antietam Battlefield Mounted Albumen by Gardner.

1862 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,500.00
43023 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong. Custer: Cabinet Card Presented by Libby Custer.

1876 USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00 USD 3,250.00
43012

Indian Scout "Whistling Bear" Discharge Signed By Major Marcus Reno and 1st Lieut. William W. Cooke.

1875 USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00 USD 3,000.00
43025 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: Cabinet Card Signed by Libbie Custer.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,875.00
43019 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: Albumen Photograph by Scholten with Original Tissue Paper.

1874 USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00 USD 2,750.00
43020 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: Carte-de-Visite by Brady.

1865 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,750.00
43027 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: Cabinet Card and Carte-de-Visite [CDV].

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,750.00
43016

George Armstrong Custer: Cabinet Card by Mora.

1876 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,125.00
43013 Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt: Autograph Letter Signed.

1852 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,062.50
43015 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: Broadside Printing of Custer's Announcement of the Surrender of General Lee at Appomattox and Farewell to His Troops.

1865 USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00 USD 1,875.00
43024 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: A Classic Brady Carte-de-Visite of George & Libbie Custer with Brother Tom.

1865 USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00 USD 1,750.00
43028 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer Tintype from a Carte de Visite.

circa late 1864/early 1865 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,500.00
43021 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: Rare Carte-de-Visite by John Goldin.

1865 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,375.00
43064

Indian Wars: Group of Cabinet Cards Including Sitting Bull.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,375.00
43014 George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer: A Hand-Addressed Cover to Mrs. Custer.

USD 960.00 - 1,440.00 USD 1,125.00
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    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
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    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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