Auctions | May 3, 2017

Civil War, Currier & Ives, Photography, Typewriters at Worth Auctions

ITHACA, NY—Worth Auctions, located in Dryden, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.  

This catalog features the fourth session of rare and desirable militaria from the estate of a prominent Civil War collector from Upstate New York plus a sizeable collection of large folio Currier & Ives lithographs and select other material from multiple consignors nationwide.          

Civil War items include a Confederate shell jacket with officer's shoulder boards; kepi caps; cartridge boxes; brocade sword belts; and canteens.

Currier & Ives titles include "Stars of the Trotting Track;" "Arguing the Point;" "A Stopping Place on the Road;" "Brush for the Lead;" and "American Country Life."                    

This sale will also feature a suite of original albumen photographs by George N. Barnard; an assortment of ornately carved Chinese inkstones; oriental rugs; vintage typewriters; a 906-carat faceted jade gemstone; a light-field camera; a working Victrola; and much more.   

Please bookmark this page and check back for the announcement of our next auction which will include a fourth session of Civil War rarities plus significant collections of Currier & Ives prints, dinosaur fossils, and vintage radios.    

Please check back soon for our next two auction catalogs, the first of which will focus on fine works on paper and the second of which will comprise a fifth session of Civil War rarities plus significant offerings of post-1898 firearms, dinosaur fossils, and ancient coins. 

Worth Auctions is a public auction service specializing in estate work and collections.  The company conducts fully cataloged auctions with global bidding activity over three platforms. The upcoming auctions will feature a wide assortment of items, from pencils to airplanes. For more information, please contact the gallery at 607-330-0358 or email