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jb129.jpg (28730 bytes)FIREMAN. Cabinet card (6 1/2" x 4 1/4"). Portrait of fireman, w/ helmet. Baltimore, MD imprint. A tad light, but clear and F cond. (Jb129); $95.

jb504.jpg (63466 bytes)FIREMEN LITHOGRAPH. Ca. 1860 hand colored lithographic letterhead entitled "United States Firemen. Published by Charles Magnus, New York. 8 3/8" x 10 3/4 overall (two pages, second page is blank), image is 7 1/2" x 5 1/4". Unused, some minor toning along edges, o/w Fine.(Jb.504)$75. 

jb310.jpg (77959 bytes)FIRE HOSE COMPANY. 5" x 6 3/4 gelatin photo on 7" x 9" mount. Good graphic image of a  Hose Co., apparently fitted in bunting for a parade. No photographers imprint. I was told by the previous owner that this is in Colorado, however have no info to verify that info. Moderate wear and soiling around edges, left top mount corner has crease, 2" scar in image on left edge. (Jb.310); $65. 

jb116.jpg (70117 bytes)FIREMAN, NEWARK NJ. Ca. 1880s cabinet card, 6 1/2" x 4 1/4", of ayoung firefighter. Smith, Newark, NJ photographer's imprint. Lightly bumped corner t/r, o/w Fine cond. (Jb.116); $115. 

jb111.jpg (84037 bytes)FIREMAN, HARRISBURG, PA. Cabinet card, 6 1/2" x 4 1/4" , ca. 1890 waist up view of fireman. Musser's Studio, Harrisburg, Pa. photographer's imprint. Fine cond. (Jb111); $75.  

jb361.jpg (248053 bytes)1877 TWO LARGE FIRE COMPANIES, BATH MAINE. Large format albumen image,10" x  13 1/4" on 14" x 16 3/4 mount . Imprinted on bottom of mount "Kennebec 3, of Bath, Maine, entertaining NIagra 3, of Dedham, Mass., at Cpt Cyprus McKnown's Residence, Boothbay, Maine.  Photographed by J.C. Higgins, Bath, Me., Sept 12th, 1877".  Aside from being a little light along top edge of house, image exhibits fine contrast, clarity and tonality. ((Jb.361); $475.  

jb505.jpg (97886 bytes)1895 FIREMEN'S EQUIPMENT ILLUSTRATED BILLHEAD. 1895 A. Wilson , NY Illustrated Billhead, 4 3/4" x 8 1/2" (scan is enlarged to show detail), "Firemen's Equipment of All Kinds", illustated w/ speaking trumpet, and hats. Bill made to Lancaster, PA Fire company .On back is stamp "Approved by Fire Committee and signed by several memebers. Original fold lines, overall VG+ (Jb.505); $SOLD

cc070.jpg (132977 bytes)MANCHESTER NH FIREMAN. Cabinet card, 6 1/2" x 4 1/4". View of a fireman in dress uniform. Manchester is plainly visible on his hat badge, along with the number 90 on his other badge. Colby, Manchester, NH photographer's imprint. A small amount of discoloration in background, o/w Fine (cc.70);   



jb316.jpg (142205 bytes)INTEGRATED POLICE FORCE, ELMIRA, NY. Albumen photo, 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" . View of the Police force, of note is the presence of a black officer.  Though not imprinted as such, this view was taken by Hart's Art Gallery, Elmira, NY( I earlier sold the companion image w/backmark) . Slightly irregularly trimmed along top, small loss of emulsion at bottem center, o/w Image exhibits good tonality and contrast. (Jb316.); $165.

jb022.jpg (34609 bytes)1870s POLICEMEN. Tintype, 3 1/2 " x 2 1/4".  Good tonality, contrast, in fine condition. (Jb.22); $325. 

jb109.jpg (68204 bytes)POLICEMAN, ELMIRA, NY. Cabinet card photograph, 6 1/2" x 4 1/4" waist up view of a young law officer.  A bit of light foxing in background. o/w fine cond. (Jb.109) ; $125. 

jb110.jpg (63408 bytes)POLICEMAN. Cabinet card photograph, 6 1/2" x 4 1/4" waist up view of an officer. Nash, Burlington Iowa photographer's imprint. Fine cond. (Jb.110) ; $145. 

jb523.jpg (570413 bytes)1908 HAMILTON OHIO POLICE DEPT BOOKLET. Soft cover booklet , 4 3/4" x 7" , 44pp (unpaginated). Scarce booklet listing all the patrolmen, detectives, drivers, etc , along with their portraits. Also included, opposite their portraits, is a good array of local businesses and their advertisements , of which most all illustrated. Some dampstaining on covers, with the first few pages exhibiting minimal discoloration. Overall VG condition. (Jb.323); $200.  


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