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Casco Bay Auctions: Historic Men’s Dress, Military and Civil, including Costume, Artwork, and Color Plate Books from the James L. Kochan Collection.

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Auction Name Historic Men’s Dress, Military and Civil, including Costume, Artwork, and Color Plate Books from the James L. Kochan Collection. Total Sales (USD) 27,808.00
Auction Date 04/23/2022 - 04/23/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 19,230.00
Sale Number #42322 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 39,185.00
Total Lots 64
Sold Lots 49 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 26,410.00
% of Lots Sold 76.56% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 53,445.00
Unsold Lots 15 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 52.03%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
95 SMITH, Charles Hamilton.

[NAPOLEONIC BRITISH ARMY UNIFORMS]. SMITH, Charles Hamilton. 1814

USD 6,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 13,440.00
93

[COSTUME]. Atkinson's Rare Picturesque Representation of 1807.

1807 (1805) USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 3,200.00
99

[FRENCH NAPOLEONIC UNIFORMS]. Collection des Uniformes des Armees de françaises

1822 USD 1,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,688.00
104

The Military Costume of Europe, Goddard & Booth. 1812.

1812-[22] USD 750.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,048.00
106

[BRITISH 18th CENTURY COSTUME]. The Tea Garden [and] St. James’s Park

1793 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 576.00
28

Men’s Fashion Plates from Mahan’s Report for 1843. (2)

1843 & 44 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 480.00
34

THE AMERICAN TAILOR AND CUTTER, 1888-89

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 416.00
35

THE AMERICAN TAILOR AND CUTTER, 1893-94.

JUL 1888-JUN 1889 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 416.00
33

[COSTUME & TAILORING]. MADISON’S METHOD AND COMPLETE GRADING SYSTEM

1887 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 384.00
37 J. P. ["Sarsfield"] Thornton.

THE SECTIONAL SYSTEM OF GENTLEMEN’S GARMENT CUTTING.

1902[?] USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 384.00
94 Pyne, William H.

The Costume of Great Britain. 1808.

1808 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 384.00
96

Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the English. 1814.

1814 ( 1812) USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 320.00
100

[Highland Tartans and Costume]. History of the Scottish Highlands.

1881 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 281.60
107

[DRESS OF MARINERS—2 items]. After George Morland.

1802 USD 350.00 - 700.00 USD 217.60
39 P. Clement Brown.

[ART DECO WOMEN’S COSTUME]. 1922

1922 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 166.40
57

Important 18th Century Fashion Catalogs & Reference Books (3)

USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 166.40
168

Smitherman’s Uniforms of the British Army (5 volumes).

USD 60.00 - 120.00 USD 166.40
32 GUSTAV ADOLPHE

PROGRESS OF THE LADIES’ TAILOR, BY PROF. GUSTAV ADOLPHE

1885 USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 153.60
40

Juan de Alcega. TAILOR’S PATTERN BOOK 1589.

1979 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 128.00
101

[JOB]. Tambour Battant! Memoires d'un Vieux Tambour (1792-1918)

nd USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 128.00
102

[JOB]. La Tour D’Auvergne: Premier Grenadier de France.

1905 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 128.00
38

THE SUPREME SYSTEM OF CUTTING AND GRADING COATS AND VESTS BY FRED’K T. CROONBORG

1903 USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 115.20
52

18th Century Costume Reference Books (5)

USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 102.40
36

Dress Regulations for the Officers of the [British] Army. 1900.

1900 USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 89.60
41

DRESS: The Journal of the Costume Society of America (28).

(1976-2021) USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 89.60
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