All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Geological item #1404479 (stock #6092)
Lovely two handled pottery jar from the Northern China circa (2200 BCE – 1600 BCE) in near perfect condition with just a couple of minor chips on one handle. H: 12.9cm/5.1in and W: 11.8cm/4.7in.
An authentic document signed by Gov. Alfred E Smith (NY) attesting to the fact that as requested by the Governor of Massachusetts he "surrendered" Fred W. Simmons, a fugitive from justice Dated August 17, 1927 . Smith's signature is in the lower right corner - it is also signed by counsel. The paper is folded and curled at the bottom edge; there are also two small puncture marks in the upper right corner.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1960 item #1320928 (stock #TBD00197)
A large sepia toned silver print of Wizard Island in Crater Lake in a textured white mat, a simple light wood frame and a brass plaque inscribed, “CRATER LAKE – WIZARD ISLAND/ CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK.” No signature on the face of the photo and it has not been removed from what was probably the original frame and mat. Sight size image 15 X 19 inches. Frame 23 X 25 ¾ inches.,p. Condition: photo in excellent condition, probably glued down to the backing board...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Landscapes : Pre 1960 item #1320927 (stock #TBD00196)
A sepia toned silver print of Tipsco lake with Mount Rainer in the background in a textured white mat, simple blond wood frame and a brass plaque identifying the image as follows, “MT. RAINER – TIPSCO LAKE/ MT. RAINER NATIONAL PARK.” Out of the frame there is no identification of the photographer. Image 15 3/8 X 19 3/8 inches. Frame 23 X 25 7/8 inches.

Condition: examined out of the frame. The photograph is laid down on the backboard, but otherwise in excellent condition...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1910 item #652643 (stock #PC10)
Territorial New Mexican postcard, Rosebud N.M. Real photo postcard. 1908-1910. Slightly rounded corners.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #113657 (stock #753G)
Professionally framed in an intricate, antique-look, gold gilt molding with museum quality, acid-free mat and mounting materials, this 1840, hand-colored map of Germany, Switzerland, and Northern Italy will be well-preserved for many, many years to come!

Photography was a challenge in an attempt to avoid flash reflections. As such, please note that the rich coloring- violet, yellow, green and gray- is even throughout the map.

All print and map detailing is clean and easily read...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Special Interest : Pre 1900 item #1422485 (stock #JB05581)
An original sepia-toned photograph of a middle aged man and his bicycle, with pencil note on the reverse side "Taken on Riverside Park/July 1898 by Sadie Coger", and again on black backing paper "My Dad taken/N New Jersey". The bicycle certainly seems to be quite an advanced model for its time, resembling strongly today's models. There is no glass, frame is simple strip wood, and photo is loose. Small framing nail penetrates wood of frame...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1423676 (stock #JB04136)
Antique small map titled "The World as known to Ptolemy", 1835, published by Joseph Thomas, London. The measurements are 5" by 6" inside the tasteful maroon map (10 1/4" by 11 1/4" framed). There is hand coloring in red outlining most of Europe. The map is very clean. Mat at lower extreme right has a bit of puckering/creasing. You could replace if so desire but most viewers would not notice this...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1910 item #652631 (stock #PC05)
Mexican Real Photo Postcard Mexican Revolution with Windchesters. Miguel Marcias G. And Alfredo Marcias Roja. Slight ink staining.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1389019 (stock #TBD00262)
Albumen photograph mounted on a card and titled in ink in script under it, “Bheel women grinding Bajri.” The Bhil are a large group of people from west India including Gujarat where pearl millet is called bijri. The photograph shows a group of men and women including a woman seated by a grinding stone posing for the photograph. The image is 7 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches (19.3 x 24 cm) and the card 11 x 14 inches (28 x 35,5 cm).

Condition: the image is in very good condition...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1380180 (stock #TBD00260)
Two albumen photographs of the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Dualah at Agra, India. Neither is signed and though they are probably by different photographers they complement each other as one is a close up of the tomb while the other gives it some context in the surrounding garden.

The longer view is 8 5/8 (22 cm) by 11 3/8 (29 cm) inches with a card 14 (35.5 cm) by 17 (43 cm) inches...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1920 item #652639 (stock #PC09)
c. 1910-1915. Slight rounded corners.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1970 item #1422442 (stock #JB05395)
Of considerable historical interest, a black and white photograph of renowned American late 20th century political figure EDMUND MUSKIE (March 28, 1914 – March 26, 1996), inscribed at bottom margin in felt tip pen "To Steve/with the bet wishes of a friend/Ed Muskie". Muskie was an American politician with a long record of public service...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1950 item #730432 (stock #0802)
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This RARE old stanhope is a carved wooden (likely, ebonized wood) animal (something indigenous to Northern Ireland: perhaps an Irish Stout?). The viewer shows 6 historical landmarks and remarks MEMORY OF BALLYCASTLE. The 6 scenes are; BALLYCASTLE, GOLF LINKS, MURLOUGH BAY, CARRICK-a-REDE ROPE BRIDGE, MARINE ROAD and FAIR HEAD. The views great. This little critter charm measures 5/8" x 1/2" x 3/8" tall. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1990 item #1413551
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Wilshire Theater "The Oldest Living Graduate " Henry Fonda signature. Signed on the front with an illegible inscription. Carl laemmle Jr autograph collection. 7.24" 4.25"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1900 item #1419783 (stock #JB02716)
This is an actual antique page (not a reprint) from the Illustrated London News issue of April 1, 1843, the article describing in detail the efforts at the time to manufacture a flying machine powered by a light weight steam engine. The decorative and most interesting page features three detailed drawings of these primitive contraptions, all of which failed; Kitty Hawk was sixty years in the future...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #862233
Here is a rare and wonderful photo collage of scenes from the building of the Alaskan Highway (completed in 1943.) Original snapshots. The center photo highlights what appears to be the official ribbon cutting; sixteen photos surround it. Below is a cartoon of a bear taking a picture of a man. Not examined out of the frame. 13" x 15".