HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL ITEMS, AUTOGRAPHS, EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY, CIVIL WAR, BOOKS, LARGE COLLECTION OF MASSILLON AND STARK CONTY, OHIO ITEMS, COVERLETS AND MANY GENERAL ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 10:00 A.M.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 10:00 A.M.
Located at the Stark County Fairgrounds, 305 Wertz Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708.
FRIDAY – JUNE 3
POLITICAL ITEMS: One of the largest collections of William McKinley items incl. autograph photos, autograph documents, McKinley/Hobart silk campaign banner, McKinley Club ribbon and other ribbons, McKinley/Hobart jugate cello’s; McKinley/Hobart jugate flag poster, many McKinley books, McKinley figural clock; plus 100’s of other McKinley items; jugate Bryan mechanical gold bug pin; McKinley & Roosevelt sound money pin; figural canes; noise maker cane; Cleveland/Hendricks campaign medal; Cleveland/Thurman bandana; Rough Riders Club lg. badge; figural B. Harrison & McKinley match safes; small early parade flags incl. 7, 13, & 35-star; Buchanan & Breckinridge 1856 campaign bio; McClellan ferrotypes; Douglas/Johnson ferrotype; McKinley/Roosevelt silver inaugural medal; gold bug stick pin; Benjamin Harrison cuff button; McKinley/Hobart photo pendant; brass Harrison top hat pin; Cleveland/Thurman medal; 1868 Seymour & Blair medal; Harrison & Morton medal; Hayes & Wheeler medal; T. Roosevelt & Fairbanks eyeglasses photo stick pin; JFK pin backs; Tiffany silver acorn pin; 100’s of other political pins & ribbons; wonderful Grant brass mounted ferrotype; selection of political china and glassware incl. many McKinley china plates; several early campaign torches; scarce Cleveland & Hendricks ribbon with albumen photos; Harrison & Morton inaugural ball program; Teddy Roosevelt bronze plaque by Frazer; wonderful Seymour, anti-U.S. Grant campaign litho; Lincoln signing emancipation with cabinet litho; Lincoln sample ballots; several authentic presidents and political autographs incl. lg document signed by Andrew Jackson, Teddy Roosevelt signed letter, James Garfield signed letter, Benjamin Harrison signed document, signed document by Woodrow Wilson, Harry Truman signed document, LBJ signed document & program, William Taft signed photo, Ike signed photo, Coolidge signed document, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Martin VanBuren, signed land grants, Franklin Pierce signed Ambassador Appointments, Warren Harding, Chester Arthur, Rutherford B. Hayes, Reagan, Clinton & Bush signed photos plus others; plus 100’s of other political items.
AUTOGRAPHS: Arthur St. Clair signed document; 5 Volume set of The Works of Daniel Webster; Admiral Dewey; James Cooper; C. Townshend; Stephen Douglas; Bill Clinton; Humphrey Bogart signed letter; Buzz Aldrin; Bing Crosby; Red Grange; Horatis Seymour; Ohio Governors; George Eastman; Lillian Gish; James Cagney; Clint Eastwood; General McArthur; Paul Brown in Navy uniform; Johnny Unitas; Bob Feller, Ron Evans Apollo XVII signed photo; Stephen Douglas, Civil War Major General Hunter; plus much more.
EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY: Cased daguerreotypes; ambrotypes; tintypes; albumen; CDV’s; cabinet cards; occupational images; storefronts; industry; early bicycles; large collection of half plate glass negatives from Canton; yard longs incl. WWI and WWII, industrial, commercial, fraternal and other social groups; 19 th Century parade images; disasters such as fires, floods, train wrecks, industrial explosions, etc.; circus images; CDV & cabinet card frames; several different collections of glass plate negatives incl. McKinley funeral, early hot air balloons, trains, ships, canal boats and more; many Victorian & Civil War Era photo albums; Civil War soldiers; early baseball photos; tintype of slave nanny; plus much more.
CIVIL WAR ITEMS: Brass officer’s belt plate; letters and photo archive of Capt. A.H. Smith, 6 th OVC; soldier’s escutchtion Co. One 16 th OVI; 13 th OVI Massillon Light Guard; Co. B 115 th OVI, Co. I 115 th OVI; Ohio Squirrel Hunters discharge; several Confederate bonds; officer’s lap desk 30 Second Regt. Mass. Vol.; Civil War books; J.I. Pittman, New York cartridge box; Eagle cartridge box strap brass plate; brass Eagle saddle pommel horn; GAR yard longs; GAR pins & ribbons; plus much more.
POCKET WATCHES: Vacheron & Constantine 14K gold pocket watch; enameled 14K gold Columbus watch; Massillon pocket watches; French Regulateur pocket watch; Hamden pocket watches; early coin silver pocket watch; Victorian gold & hair watch chains;
OTHER: Margaret Bourke White photo of USS Akron in duralumin frame; other duralumin hanger frame and banks; lot of other duralumin items; original John Wilkes & Edwin Booth playbills; fine Buffalo Bill photograph; Wild West photo of Chief Iron Tail; printed linen minstrel broadside; lg. Lincoln etching signed “T. Johnson”; 1861 ship broadside; several auction broadsides; early circus broadside; phrenology poster; 18 th Century map of Europe; relic wood items incl. Mt. Vernon, White House, McKinley, USS Constitution, etc.; several trade catalogs; paper currency; trade cards; over 400 Massillon, Ohio postcards; many other postcards; several lots of stereoviews; WWII items incl. Nazi incl. lg. flag & button; posters; sterling silver items incl. several souvenir spoons, match safes, etc.; several lapel pins incl. gold; early automobile catalogs; Enterprise Coffee Mill catalog; USS Akron archive; early dentist broadside; two 18 th Century American men’s wallet with patriotic and nautical motifs; coin silver spoon from Ethan Allen estate; early figural tobacco pipes; birdseye view of New Bedford, Mass.; MANY BOOKS INCL. EARLY & SCARCE EXAMPLES; three lg. early book presses; many early newspapers incl. Civil War Era; plus 1000’s of other great collectible items.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
ANTIQUES & MISC.: Early castiron African-American hitching post signed “Taylor & Clay, Massillon, Ohio”; early Killinger & Co., Massillon, Ohio hitching post w/ball top; Enterprise #12 coffee grinder; super large cast iron Victorian coat rack; Ohio walnut dovetailed blanket chest w/old finish; Massillon Ohio stoneware jug; Mead, Ohio 3-gal. stoneware churn; rare Jumbo pattern glass spoon holder; Victorian girandole set; silver dial French portico clock; large Staffordshire figures; 3 sets of Staffordshire dogs; 2 shaker boxes; 15” marble bust of classical woman; Massillon, Ohio Salesman Sample Water Pump; single & rare double emeralite lamps; pr. of early brass banquet type lamps marked “Messenger”; Oriental rugs; lg. early signed tin lantern; early Dietz Post lamp; brass fire trumpet; fireman watch fob; lg. early fireman photo; pr. of stain glass windows with jewels & other jeweled stain glass window; early automobile hubcap collection; lg. albumen photo Continental Cigar Factory; selection of fine china & glassware; lg. collection of glass canes in many different colors incl. lg. parade canes; early signed Canton, Ohio skimmers & dippers; gold tip & ivory handle canes; oak Bentwood cane or umbrella holder; several chocolate molds; plus 100’s of other items not listed.
ARTWORK: 19” x 30” oil on board landscape by Raphael Gleitmann, 1949; 10” x 20” o.o.b. landscape by Raphael Gleitmann, 1950; 24” x 30” cityscape o.o.b. by Raphael Gleitmann; watercolor by Raphael Gleitmann; 20” x 30” watercolor of sheep by well listed artist Hugo Fisher; 20” x 30” watercolor of cattle by Hugo Fisher; Oriental scroll paintings; Japanese scroll painting by Chuen Yung; many other works of art not listed.
ADVERTISING & COUNTRY STORE ITEMS: Two Brownie Chocolate Soda signs; Chrysler double sided porcelain sign; two Coca-Cola fish tail metal signs still in wax paper; Coca-Cola Button sign; Neisner Bros. reverse on glass sign; Woolworth reverse on glass sign; Canton Repository Flange sign, near mint; Wonder Bread porcelain sign; Golden Light Coffee tin sign; Hess Snyder Co., Massillon sign; lg. Chippewa Salt, Wadsworth, Ohio sign; Green & Daniels spool cabinet; small candy curved glass showcases; other showcases; Beatrice Ice Cream tray; 1955 Winchester poster by W. Purcell; Ideal Dairy lighted clock; S.E. Bailey Carriages glass paperweight; early White Rock Beer tray, great condition; large painted tin Hotel Stella signs; Ford Metal Airplane Co. sign; lg. porcelain H.G. Freig Restaurant sign;
EARLY COVERLETS: Over 20 early coverlets most signed and dated, most in nice condition; blue & white 1851 B. Lichty, Bristol, Ohio; red, white & blue 1848 J. Swank, Hancock County, Ohio; 4 color 1847 Prolost Seip; 3 color 1845 A. Henning, Stark Co., Ohio; 3 color 1849 Jacob Snyder, Stark Co., Ohio; 3 color 1838 H. Petry, Canton, Stark Co, Ohio; red & white P.H. Anshute, Carrolton; 3 color 1848 Jacob Snyder, Stark Co., Ohio; 3 color 1852 Jacob Snyder, Stark Co., Ohio; 4 color Peter Lorenz; blue & white 1858 A.J. Siegent Haler; Wooster, Ohio; blue & white 1851 John Kalinhinz; Ohio; red, white & blue 1836 W. Shank; Montgomery Co., Ohio; red, white & blue 1843 Daniel Blry, New Portage, Ohio; red, white & blue 1838 J. Hartman, Milton, Richland Co., Ohio; 4 color 1848 Nathan Seip; green, red & white 1845 G.Schoch, Senecca Co., New York; red, white & blue 1839 Isaac Shaefer; Plain Twp., Stark Co., Ohio; two blue & white James Pierson, Chatham, Medina Co., Ohio.
MASSILLON, OHIO FOOTBALL, YARD LONGS & OTHER PHOTOS: Wonderful selection of Massillon football photographs incl. the years 1905, 1919, 1922, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, several from the 50’s and 60’s, etc.; 1919 Massillon Maroons yard long; 1923 & 1924 Canal Fulton football photos; tin Massillon stadium sign; and many, many other Massillon high school items incl. several yearbooks.
MASSILLON & STARK CO. ITEMS: Probably the largest collection of Massillon & surrounding area items ever assembled incl. many advertising items incl. mirrors, calendars, etc.; two different 19 th Century birdseye views of Massillon; early Massillon police badge and other area badges; Massillon Glass Factory items incl. paperweights; early tin flour bins; several advertising tins; ashtrays; paperweights; and about anything else that was produced by a Massillon company. Most of the Massillon items will be sold on Saturday; however the postcards & some paper items will be sold on Friday.
REGIONAL HISTORY BOOKS & ATLAS: 1873 Wayne Co. Atlas; 1874 Medina Co.
Atlas; 1875 Stark Co. Atlas; 1896 Stark Co. Atlas; Progressive Men of Northern Ohio souvenir of Canton, Ohio; 1894 artwork of Stark Co.; 1928 History of Stark Co., 3-Vols.; 1887 History of Stark Co.; 1881 History of Medina Co.; Old Landmarks of Canton & Stark Co., Ohio 1904; 1908 Summit Co. History; 1895 Tuscarawas Co. Biographical Record; Stark Co. Story, 5-Vol. 1952; plus many others.
ESTATE OF DAN DOUGLAS
MEDINACOUNTYP.C. # 2009 10 ES 00478
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard with proper ID. 10% Buyers Premium. 3% convenience fee for credit card.
AUCTIONEERS’ NOTE: This is a brief listing of a huge auction with over a 1000 lots including many items in some lots. The house was literally stacked to the ceilings with only a small path to walk. Mr. Douglas was a prominent member of the local historical society and was an avid collector of Massillon, Stark Co., political, historical autographs and other fine antiques. We have tried our best in the ad to split the categories that will be sold each day but with 1000’s of items to sort there will be some exceptions so please try to attend both days. Over 400 photographs at auctionzip.com. The photographs are separated by Friday and Saturday but there may be a few exceptions.
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FRANK FORSYTHE, AUCTIONEER
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