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. Military, Medals & Ivory AuctionSeveral 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.

The order of sale as well as additional details and directions are available in the auction brochure (PDF: 200 KB). Additional photos in the AuctionZip gallery.

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.

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