American Chestnut (Castanea vesca) Plate #104 from the work "The North American Sylva..." by Francois Andre Michaux, the American Edition published in 1857. These are hand finished Colored engravings. The plates measure 10.5" x 7". This plate reads Pl. 104 in upper right, Bessa del. bottom left, American Chestnut Dastanea vesca at bottom center, and J.N. Joly sculpt bottom right...
Rare Sterling Silver Key presented to remember the re-opening of the Church Organ in Snow Hill. It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1934 with makers mark TF in original box - you will note the clever design to allow the key to fit whichever side down it is placed. The key is 3" (7cm) long and in excellent condition, as is the box. Inscriptions read: PRESENTED TO Mrs Jas THOMPSON, SNOW HILL CHURCH ORGAN RE-OPENED APRIL 11th 1935. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.
Rare Stanhope Peep showing a view of Crystal Palace in the form of a bone umbrella shaped needle case 4 1/2" long in excellent condition. Lense as pictured in handle. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.
Hand-tinted photograph by Fred Thompson titled "Golden Trail". Image size is 6 3/8 by 2 7/8 inches. Mat size is 10 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches. Framed dimensions are 11 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches. Condition is very good with no stains, blotches or foxing. Original frame. Pre-1940
Hand-tinted photograph by Fred Thompson titled "The Gristmill Site. Image size is 4 1/8 by 3 inches, mat size 6 5/8 by 4 5/8 inches, Framed size is 7 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches. Condition is very good with no stains, foxing or blotches. Original frame and backing. Pre-1940.