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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Posters : Pre 1930 item #372380 (stock #217)
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USD $65.00
This is a original poster advertising the first talking movies in 1929.It was published by the Herald poster Co Collinsville Il.It is 28 by 42 and is in very good cond. with some minor chipping on the bottom red border.This poster was used by a man in Wi. who traveled around to small towns in Wi. and set up a tent to show movies. I bought a group of posters and his record books at an estate auction. A scarce poster!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #288791 (stock #136)
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USD $55.00
This is a nice copy of a Mitchell's map of St. Louis in 1867.1tiny spot.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #360239 (stock #219)
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USD $55.00
This is a scarce wood engraved illustration from the April 9 1887 issue of Frank Leslies Weekly. It shows scenes of the flour milling industry in Minnesota.It is 9 by 14 +margins and is in very good cond. with a very minor stain in the upper top edge.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #288789 (stock #135)
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USD $50.00
This is a nice early pre civil war map of Cincinnati ohio. Sheet size is 12 by 15. It is in great cond.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Graphic Art : Prints : Pre 1980 item #946027 (stock #313)
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USD $40.00
These are a set of 4 prints done by John Falter of Post magazine cover fame.3M Co.hired him to produce a series of large prints for the bicentennial.These high quality prints depicted a series of events in America"s past.The paper size is 23 by 28 and images are 16 1/2 by 23.We have The Famished,New Land Old Land,The Noon Whistle and The New Beginning.The print The New Beginning that shows a group of African Americans celebrating there new found freedom is a great print and worth the price of th...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Religious : Pre 1910 item #397642 (stock #82)
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USD $25.00
This is a large 16 by 20 chromolithograph print from around 1910. It is in perfect condition as it was never framed.I guarantee this to be a old print. Also see my Rock of Ages print.My photo shows some glare print is bright and evenly colored.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #521399 (stock #240)
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This is a wonderful period 1860's or earlier bronze sculpture by William Beattie a Englishman who exhibited at the royal academy in 1864.He was born in 1810 died 1870.I did find some listing for Parian sculptures that he did. He is listed in the major art books but they do not have very much info on him.This statue is 15 inches tall,and the stone base is 5 1/2 across.It was cast by J. Toy & Son Birmingham England. This one of a kind bronze was stolen from our shop. Any one seeing it please let u...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #797911 (stock #294)
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This is a nice circa 1930 bronze statue of a Chamois Goat on a naturalistic rock base. It stands 12 inches tall by 7 wide.The statue has excellent detail and the patina is in excellent condition. The base is carved marble.The base seems to be signed Duru but we can find no listing of an artist by this name.Animalier
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1045444 (stock #339)
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This is a wonderful Italian bronze by the listed artist Ezio Ceccarelli 1865-1927.This statue is done in a Italian style known as Bozzettismo which implies a casual rapidly executed sculpture in which all the masses lights shadows and surfaces are done well enough to be legible.This was popular from the 1880's to the 1930's.This group stands 22 inches tall and is about 11 inches across.It is signed by the artist and the foundry which was Vignali in Firenze.It is in absolutely wonderful condition...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #1127526 (stock #360)
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This is a nice large 18 by 24 sight size oil on canvas by Paul Flegel a listed artist.It seems to be in its original frame which is 26 by 32.The painting is in great original condition. The carved wood 60's frame has a few chips in the thin gesso top coat.Flegel was known for his style of painting on the open canvas with a palette knife which is quite evident in this picture.From the few pictures of his we could find on line this seems to be a much better than normal example of his work. Flegel ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1970 item #341513 (stock #203)
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Another great marine recruiting poster from 1967 in a large 28x40 format. From Gateway press inc. Slight soiling on top few minor wrinkles. A- cond.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #360237 (stock #218)
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This is a early tinted litho view of San Diego. One of the oldest views you can find. It was done for the railroad surveys for a route to the pacific. It is 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 + margins and is in ex. cond. Matted and shrink wrapped.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #754678 (stock #284)
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This is a nice pencil signed proof etching before letters by Julian Rix a well know artist in the 1880's and 90's. He did a number of prints for Picturesque California. Image is 11 1/2 by 7 1/2+ wide margins. In excellent condition and matted with a cream mat.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #889192 (stock #305)
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This is a unusual large allegorical chromolithograph of Young America during the Civil War.I believe he is dressed in the style of the Zouave outfits.The print is by Sarony Major & Knapp of New York who were one of the best lithography firms in the country.This litho would date to the beginnings of the civil war.It has never seen the light of day till know as we found it in a section of a large scrap book which seems to have been a job book for the Sarony co.This is a large print measuring 21 by...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #906172 (stock #308)
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This is a bronze bust of CAESAR AGUSTUS.It is signed by the maker BENEDETTO BOSCHETTI ROMA. He lived from 1820 to 1860 and is well listed with a large number of bronzes in the art price guides.I could only find one comparable in size of Marc Antony and that one realized $2900.00. He did this bust in at least two sizes.Ours is the smaller version at 11 3/4 inches tall.This is in nice original condition with no dings or scratches.A nice example of a grand tour item!
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1930 item #992385 (stock #321)
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This is a wonderful graphic early 1920's French travel poster signed by the artist Maurice Foussaint. La Bretagne Pittoresque Lannion Escalier de Brelevenez. This was printed in France by Delattre Paris and was done for the French State Railways.I will rate it B- as it has a tear running up the center bottom about 10 inches long and some minor wrinkling from being rolled up.There is also a little spotting in the paper on the right bottom side.Still a great displayable early image.The two round c...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1930 item #992448 (stock #325)
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This is a great large 18 by 23 1/2 tempra water color by Maria Gianni.By far the largest work by her that we have run across.I believe this to be a view of the Amalfi coast line.It is presently in its original 1920's early 30's gold frame.It appears to be in excellent condition. My photos are thru the glass so there is some line reflections in my pics.There is a couple of tiny spots in the lower right water but I think those were from the artist working.Maria Gianni has a lot of listing but not ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1038056 (stock #338)
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This is a original 1865 map of Manhattan done by Egbert Viele. It is titled the Sanitary & Topological map of the city and island of New York.This seems to be quite rare as we could find no print or map dealer's with a copy for sale.We did find a full size reprint edition for $1395.00.This is in quite nice condition for a 1865 folded map.It was printed in two sections and there is some discoloration from the backing tape or paper in the center with a old small tear at the top center now backed w...