On November 3rd, the auction will be anchored by property from many prominent, well-respected collectors and dealers in historical memorabilia, including George Sanders, William H. Itoh, James C. Frasca, and the Estate of Carroll J. Delery III, formerly the “Historical Shop." Highlights include more than 85 lots of photography, weaponry, uniforms, and accoutrements from the Civil War and Militaria Collection of George Sanders; military reports, maps, post-war letters from Union and Confederate officers, and other papers gathered by Union Army officer Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orléans, comte de Paris, while conducting research for his bookHistory of the Civil War in America (lot 102; estimate: $15,000- $25,000); and a half plate copy daguerreotype of Zachary Taylor (lot 220; estimate: $10,000-15,000).
Bidding for the November 3rd to 4th American Historical Ephemera and Photography Auction will begin at 10am ET. Bidding will be available in-person at Hindman’s Cincinnati saleroom, via absentee bid, telephone and online via Hindman’s Digital Bid Room. Additional information about the auction can be found here and the digital catalogue can be found here.