Military, Medals, Photographs & Ivory Auction
Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct a Military, Medals, Photographs & Ivory Auction at the Showplace in Binghamton on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at 5:00 pm with a preview at 4:00 pm. The auction includes items from 5 Estates, all fresh on the market.Slideshow preview of selected items:
Photos of all lots are also available.
Selling without reserve AS IS (No Refunds, No Returns) at a 13% buyers premium are 41 photographs of Civil War soldiers and over 100 early photographs including Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes and tintypes, some in Union cases. Several G.A.R. Encampment Badges including 1893, 1902, 1909, 1912, 1914, 1916, 1917, 1924, 1927 and 1934. 21 Swords including Civil War, English, German and 2 Samurai. 11 German WWII Daggers: SS, SA, RAD, Luftwaffe, Army, Forestry. 2 Japanese Dirks; 50 knives and bayonets; German combat badges, hats, arm bands, helmets, flags, police tunic, buttons and tinnies. Winchester Arms Canon; Order of Red Men badges; Fireman convention badges; political, fireman & police badges and buttons; 15 commemorative bronze commemorative medals including Lindberg, Hubert Humphrey; collection of meerschaum pipes and lighters; Over 100 post-War autographed letters from German military personnel, 7 from Admiral Dönitz; Wolfgang Köhler, Hans Leibel, Karl Herzog, von Cramm, Gruben, Ruge, Kiefer Schwerin, Marschall; diary of African American in Viet Nam with photographs; Native American items including clubs, tomahawks, arrowheads and inkwell; Ivory collection with over 80 pieces: Netsuke figures, teeth, tusks.
Absentee and phone bids for this auction can be submitted using the online bidform. Bidders must be pre-registered. First-time NYS tax exempt buyers must complete and submit NYS Resale Certificate ST-120.