Leonard Joel

American Civil War Memorabilia & Early Photography

Collectables 27 Jul 2012

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This remarkable  one owner collection of American Civil War memorabilia was amassed by Bob Simpson during the 1970s-1980s. Many of the items were sourced direct from U.S. militaria dealers and collectors and have been identified and meticulously researched by Bob.

 

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The collection is extremely eclectic  and includes  tintype and  carte-de-visite photographs of soldiers, weaponry, uniform, accoutrements, documents and other ephemera.

The sale also includes a one owner collection of 100 lots of early photography, including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and photograph albums. Highlights include lot 186  a rare quarter-plate  daguerreotype of  ‘Barongarook’ homestead in the Otway ranges, circa 1875, estimate $400-600.

Viewing Times
Wednesday 18 July 2012 9am – 8pm
Thursday 19 July 2012 10am – 4pm
Friday 20 July 2012 10am – 4pm
Saturday 21 July 2012 10am – 4pm

Enquiries
Taë Schmeisser
Tel: +61 (0) 3 8825 5625
Email: Taë Schmeisser