Coin silver, wine items, absinthe items at Richards Antiques
All Items : Coins and Stamps : Stamps : Europe : Contemporary item #831142
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These cards were given out by banks and other institutions to help French people understand the value of the new euro currency compared to the franc which had been in use for many years. They are interesting and informative records of the transition period, which actually lasted for several years. The euro currency was introduced on 1 January 2002 and both currencies were legal to use until 17 February 2002 after which only the euro could be used...
All Items : Books and Publications : Historical : Pre 1960 item #830756
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$15.00
Original McGraw-Hill hardcover editions of these interesting books complete with dustwrappers. Many photographs (160 in each volume). Handsomely decorated boards. Books are in very good condition with minor wear on wrappers. Former owner's name on front pastedowns. Price includes free media mail shipping in the USA.
All Items : Books and Publications : Travel : Pre 1990 item #830738
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$10.00
"14 FASCINATING WALKS THAT FOLLOW THE PATHS OF THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY WRITERS, THEIR SLEUTHS AND CHARACTERS." -- from the cover. Authors are Alzina Stone Dall and Barbara Sloane Hendershott. Walks are: Bath, Brighton, Cambridge, Canterbury, Dorchester/Charmouth, Ely, Greenwich/Blackheath, Newmarket, Oxford, Salisbury, Shrewsbuy, Stratford-on-Avon, Thames River trip, and Windsor/Eton/Ascot. Includes maps. Endpapers are maps of England...
All Items : Books and Publications : Historical : Civil War : Pre 1950 item #819310
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$40 SOLD
Rare Lincoln item -- sale of the only signed, titled and dated version of the Gettysburg Address manuscript in existence. "The Unique and Final Holograph Manuscript Known as the Bliss Copy Together with An Album of Other Manuscripts and Autograph Letters all Written and Brought Together for Benefit of the Sanitary Commission Fair Baltimore - 1864." This catalog was for a sale on April 27, 1949, at Parke-Bernet Galleries (predecessor to Sotheby's) in New York City...
All Items : Books and Publications : Art : Pre 1970 item #807990
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$35.00
Large quarto book (12 3/8 by 9 1/2 inches) by Elemore Morgan, a professional photographer and father of the well-known landscape painter Elemore Morgan, Jr. Described on the dust wrapper as "A Study in Photographs and Words" by Elemore Morgan and Ed Kerr. Printed on high quality paper, it contains 101 duo-tone photos. each one occupying a page. Published in 1962 by Claitor Book Store, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1920 item #805955
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$60.00
Handsome French bar saucer from the absinthe period (pre-1915) with 60-centime price and blue border edged by black hairlines. This is a genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe which was banned in France in 1915. You sat at the bar and drank, each drink being served on a priced saucer...
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1990 item #800094
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$35.00
Checklist for 1988 exhibit celebrating the gift to Yale by the Kossack family of American silver encompassing at the time almost 4,400 objects dating from about 1720 to 1890. It included 1,965 tea, 774 table, 207 dessert, 199 salt and 49 mustard and other small spoons; 467 sugar shells and tongs; 269 ladles; 151 pieces of holloware; 126 forks; 46 knives; 43 spectacles; 36 serving pieces, and 35 pieces of jewelry representing the work of approximately 1,100 silversmiths...
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #791719
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$14.00
Classic book on subject, HARDCOVER, quarto volume, America's Quilts and Coverlets by Carleton L. Safford and Robert Bishop, published by Weathervane Books, New York, 1974. Profusely illustrated. Very good condition with some fraying and minor tears to dust jacket. Price includes free Media Mail shipping within the USA.
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #791686
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$25.00
Beautiful catalog of "The Elizabeth Parke Firestone Collection of Gold Boxes and Objects of Vertu," held November 19, 1982 at Christie's in New York. All 57 lots are illustrated in color. Prices ranged up to $308,000. Catalog is unmarked and in very good condition. Includes list of prices realized.
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #790830
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$50.00
Very slim hardcover catalog with brief history of the diamond and the emperor and two photos of the gem, one under fluorescent light. Scan is not very good in terms of color because the lettering and decoration is gold gilt on glossy dark blue which did not reproduce well.
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #790553
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$30.00
HARDCOVER catalogue with dust jacket, excellent condition, titled, "The Morgan Collection of Highly Important English and Continental Silver and Objects of Virtue." Sale was held on October 26, 1982. The top lot was a Charles II silver-gilt toilet set that sold for $418,000. Catalog is clean inside and out (there are price notations written in it). All 68 lots are illustrated, many in color, with one fold-out. 10" high X 8" wide, 68 pages...
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #790549
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$25.00
Auction of Fine Judaica (196 lots), English and Continental Silver, Russian Works of Art, Watches and Objects of Vertu, held by Christie's in New York on October 25 and 26, 1982. As always, a beautiful, heavily illustrated catalog -- 605 lots in all. In very good condition, with some price notations for the last hundred or so lots. Includes prices realized list. We have another Judaica catalog, from Skinner, on Cyberattic. We would sell both for $35 including Priority Mail shipping.
All Items : Art : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #790249
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$15.00
Catalog of sale of Important 19th and 20th Century American Paintings and Bronzes From the Collection of the Late Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, held by Sotheby Parke Bernet in New York on October 31, 1975. Some price notations in catalog and partial name on cover, otherwise generally a very good copy. the...
All Items : Silver : Sterling : Hollowware : Pre 2000 item #790230
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$15.00
Slim but wonderful catalog of Christie's sale of this fabled item in New York on October 20, 1997. Included is a fascinating essay on the piece with many illustrations.
All Items : Furniture : Pre 1990 item #790135
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$25.00
HARDCOVER beautifully illustrated catalog of this sale of Highly Important American Furniture from the Collection of Dr. C. Ray Franklin, held in New York City on October 13, 1984. Profusely illustrated. Catalog is in mint condition with dust wrapper.
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #790095
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$50.00
Fully illustrated in color, this catalog includes 231 lots. The Greenfield Collection of Russian Enamels was the largest such collection to appear at auction. Catalog is in mint condition and includes the list of prices realized.
All Items : Books and Publications : Art : Pre 1980 item #789650
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$85.00
Large quarto softcover with fascinating drawings and illustrations from the University of Toronto Press, published in 1972, 254 pp. Condition is very good: clean and tight. ISBN 0-8020-6255-5.
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1900 item #788892
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Antique blown glass topette with six rings from an old French bar. Each ring represented a dose, or one drink, of absinthe, which was diluted with water, often poured over a sugar cube, before drinking. The bar patron was charged for however many doses he or she consumed. This topette was hand blown in heavy lead glass, has a nice polished pontil on the bottom and also has some of the characteristics one finds in hand blown pieces...
 
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