Auction Reports

Early American

Auction Info

Auction Name
A Revolutionary Numismatic Auction
Auction Date
08/21/2021 - 08/21/2021
Sale Number
#82121
Total Lots
335
Sold Lots
277
Lots Sold
82.69%
Unsold Lots
58
Total Sales (USD)
337,593.75
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
294,520.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
384,830.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
402,320.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
531,790.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
63.48%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
111

(1789) George Washington Inaugural Button, Eagle and Star Albert WI-12C Gem Mint

1789) USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 11,875.00
295

c. 1780-1790 Flintlock Blunderbuss by R. KING + Flint Pistol by WHEELER, LONDON

c.1780- USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 10,000.00
300

c. 1790-1810 Cased Pair of English Flintlock Pistols by CLARK + RODGERS, LONDON

c.1790-1810 USD 7,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 10,000.00
158

1861 Provisional Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Autograph Letter Signed

1861 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 10,000.00
293

1742-Dated, 1st Model Long Land Pattern British Military Brown Bess Musket VF

1742-Dated, USD 6,500.00 - 7,500.00 USD 7,500.00
291

Rare French Military Model 1733 Heavy Dragoon Flintlock Holster Pistol Fine

1733 USD 6,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 6,875.00
294

c. 1750s Brace of Period British Military Style Flintlock Pistols by RICHARDS

c.1750s USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 6,250.00
289

c 1690-1730 Rare Early German Military Flintlock Musket for the Dukes of Bavaria

C USD 4,500.00 - 6,500.00 USD 5,312.50
257

c. 1890 Large Unique Homemade / Handmade Star Pattern 44-Star American Flag

c.1890 USD 2,800.00 - 3,200.00 USD 5,000.00
208

GEORGE WASHINGTON Lansdowne Portrait Oil on Canvas Painting after Gilbert Stuart

USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,000.00
32

ZACHARY TAYLOR July 6, 1829 Autograph Letter Signed Recommends a Sutler

1829 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 4,375.00
298

1770s Revolutionary War Period, Nice Dutch Military Infantry Flintlock Musket

1770s USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00 USD 4,375.00
159

GEORGIA Embossed State Arms Identified Confederate Civil War Use Leather Wallet

USD 3,500.00 - 5,500.00 USD 4,375.00
1

Apollo 11 Crew Neil Armstrong, Mike Collins + Buzz Aldrin Signed Photograph

USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 USD 4,062.50
63

1780 Invoice, 137 Bundles of CONTINENTAL DOLLARS in The Loan Office by Congress

1780 USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,062.50
85

c 1770 Colonial-Rev War Era Naval Ships Hand-carved British Lion design Cathead

c.1770 USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,062.50
301

c. 1790-1820 Iron Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss by John PARKINSON, LONDON England

c.1790-1820 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,750.00
209

c. 1860s Civil War Era Miniature Painting of President Abraham Lincoln, Framed

c.1860s USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,750.00
19

1961 JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY Inscribed + Autographed Copy of WHY ENGLAND SLEPT

1961 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,500.00
42

October 13, 1773 Colonial Newspaper with Report on Prelude to Boston Tea Party

1773 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,500.00
  • <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Athanasius. <i>Illustrium Virorum Opuscula,</i> Paris, 1500. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English,</i> Rheims, John Fogny, 1582. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stith, William. <i>The First History of Virginia printed in America,</i> [Williamsburg, 1747]. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b><br>S. Bonaventure. <i>Commentarius in Secundum Librum Sententiarum Petri Lombardi,</i> Venice, 1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Juvenalis, Junii. <i>Satyrae,</i> with the commentary of Domitius Calderinus, Venice, 1475. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. <i>Opera.</i> Ed. with commentary of Christophorus Landinus, Florence, 1482. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Scotus, Duns. <i>Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum,</i> 1476-1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Polidori, John. <i>The Vampyre, A Tale,</i> Paris, 1819. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin,</i> Vol. I and II, 1852, and a Later Edition, 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Book of Hours, Illuminated Vellum, Calendar of Months, 15th century. $600 to $900.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>Picturesque,</i> America, Europe, Palestine, and Russia, 1872-1885. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Bible, English. The Holy Bible, Second Folio edition, the "Great She Bible", engraved More-Speed 1611 map of Canaan, Robert Barker, 1613-11. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Galilei (Galileo). <i>Opere,</i> 2 vol., first collected edition, Bologna, Heirs of Dozza for Carlo Manolessi, 1656-1655. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Venetian choirbook.- Single leaf from a 13th century Venetian antiphonal, with large decorated initial, manuscript on vellum, Venice, [c.1260]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Petrarca (Francesco). <i>Rerum vulrgarium fragmenta,</i> decorated manuscript on paper, Italy, [second half of the 15th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> New York School of abstract expressionists.- Abbott (Mary Lee). [Sketch book of original artwork], [New York], 1945. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Contemporary colouring.- Nitzschewitz (Hermannus). <i>Novum beatae Mariaevirginis psalterium,</i> Zinna, Press of the Cistercian Monastery, 1493. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Shakespeare source book.- Montemayor (Jorge de). Diana of George of Montemayor: translated out of Spanish into English by Bartholomew Yong, first edition in English, B[ishop]., 1598. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Milton (John). Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, Compos'd at several times, first edition, state with "S" in "S. Pauls" in imprint, 1645. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Power and the Glory,</i> first edition, 1940. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Crowley (Aleister). View of the Tyrrhenian Sea, probably from the hill behind the abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicily, charcoal, [1921]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> China.- Thomson (John). <i>Illustrations of China and Its People,</i> 4 vol., first edition, 96 photographic plates, 1873-74. £15,000 to £20,000.
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