Filter Collection (Historical Memorabilia)

These items are no longer available for sale, but represent examples of inventory previously sold by Sturgis Antiques.
There are 95 total records.

Rare Signed Document of Marquis de Sade 1811 While In Prison

**Coming Soon**
Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814)

"Sade was incarcerated in various prisons and [...]

Category
Historical Memorabilia

Very Rare Photograph of 1926 Hampton College African American Basketball Signed By All Players

 Photograph of 1926 Hampton College African American Basketball Signed By All Players

Category
Historical Memorabilia
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Clay Tomb Statue Egyptian Ushabti on Glued on Catalin Plastic Base

Clay Tomb Statue Egyptian Ushabti on plastic base.
The base is a Catalin Thermoplastic invented in the 1920' and used a easy plastic around [...]

Category
Historical Memorabilia

1901 Scrimshaw Human Skull Roswell Park Surgeon For Assassinated President William McKinley

A Very Rare and Macabre piece of American Folk and Historical importance! A skull depicting the death of then, 3 US sitting presidents presented to Roswell [...]

Category
Historical Memorabilia

WWII 1941 Propaganda Poster "Today Germany is ours, tomorrow the whole world: Oh, Yea?" MacLean

"Today Germany is ours, tomorrow the whole world: Oh, Yea?" by the artist Maclean
Published in 1941 by US Government Printing Office

Early Propaganda [...]

Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$225.00

Civil War Era Parade Flag with Hand Written Documents Circa 1861

Sturgis Antiques is proud to have this Civil War Era Parade Flag, circa 1861.

This piece come with two documents and both stating the same story, [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia

Civil War Era Black Powder Flask Stamped AM Flask and Cap Co. Brass Two Hands Shaking Circa 1860's

A Brass relief designed Powder Flask Crica 1960's
Stamped on the top, very hard to make out with build up on it but I have [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia

Confederate Parade Flag from Savanna Ga. Sherman's March to Sea With Letter Civil War

Civil War Parade Flag, Confederate
The field of the flag is not original (a early conservation and stabilization), circa post War construction, original stars and [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia

Rare 1927 Gelatin Silver Print of Chick Webb and Harlem Stompers First Orchestra Photo 11" x 14"

From a private collection in Baltimore, this estate was personal friends with Chick Webb
This appears to be the first image of Chick Webb and [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$900.00

Real Signature Thomas Edison Silver Gelatin Print Inscribed to Stockfisch Circa 1920's

Real Signature Thomas Edison Silver Gelatin Print Photograph to Stockfisch Circa 1920's


Real signature of Thomas Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931)
The signature is not a printed [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$1,295.00

Very Rare Stone Egyptian Canopic Jar Imsety Figure Protects The Liver Unfinished Lime Stone

This stone, lime stone, is a two piece is of Imsety who had a human head.
Imsety was Imsety jars carried and protected the liver. [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$2,800.00

Antique Human Skull Masonic Display or Medical Skull Circa 1890's Dark Aged Varnish

From the same collector of Golden Dawn/ OTO books comes this great antique real presentation skull.
From a male, a fairly large male and the [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$750.00

May 29th 1977 Elvis Presley Used Performance Scarf with Backstage Pass From Civic Center Manager

Elvis Presley's Show In Baltimore on May 29, 1977, Original Used Performance Scarf, Sky Blue with the General Manager's Backstage Pass.
The Music Coordinator and General Manger [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia

Very Rare 37 Original Photos of Muhammad Ali Richard Dunn June 1976 Fight

Sturgis Antiques is very proud to have these historic and amazing pieces of Muhammad Ali Memorabilia

37 Original Photos of Muhammad Ali in 1976 fighting Richard Dunn.

" [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$2,100.00

Dick Gregory For President 2 Bumper Stickers Pin and a Very Rare Pamphlet for the 1968 Election

Gregory ran for President of the United States in 1968 as a write-in candidate of the Freedom and Peace Party, which had broken off from the [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$300.00

VERY RARE 1972 Muhammad Ali Program Exhibition Fight Obie English and George Hill

This is an incredible and rare program for one of the greatest athletes the USA has every had.


On August 24, 1972 at the Baltimore Civic Center [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia

A Very Rare Set 32 English Pressing of Have You Met Bill Jones? Lithograph Cards

Have you Met Bill Jones? 1930’s Motivational Cards Propaganda Parker Holladay Co. Color Lithographs
32 cards in the this collection, not complete but some of the [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$325.00

Signed American League Baseball 1955 Baltimore Orioles Rare Private Estate

24 signed baseball of the 1955 Baltimore Orioles
The ball is an original American League Ball with Stamped William Harridge, Presendent of the American League at the [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$295.00

Signed and Dated Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Letter About The Murderer Oscar Slater Case August 1912

From an open source on the Internet:
"Oscar Joseph Slater (8 January 1872 – 31 January 1948) was a victim of Scottish miscarriage of justice. He was born Oscar Leschziner [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia

Gamewell Fire Alarm Box With Key Orignal Gears and Insides Circa 1940

Gamewell Fire Alarm Boxes circa 1940

This one has the original guts.
The Bakelite, the coil wrapped transformer, the key wound call unit, all intact.
The [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$175.00

Very Rare Adolf Ziegler Embryo Stages of Development Wax Models Circa 1900 on Original Stands

“Adolf Ziegler (1820 - 1889) a German modeler developed these models at his Studio for Scientific Teaching Models (Atelier für wissenschaftliche Unterrichtsmodelle) from the 1860’s onwards [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia

Circa 1900's Woodmen of The World Ribbon with metal Badges Double Sided W/ Box

Brief History:
"The organization was founded in 1890 in Omaha, Nebraska, by Joseph Cullen Root. Root founded Modern Woodmen of America (MWA) in Lyons, Iowa, in 1883, [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$40.00

Circa 1913 Victoria Texas and Vicinity Original Photos and Military Survey Document Tillghman

Samuel Harrison Tilghman (1885- 1961) was the son of the Oswald Tilghman, Officer in the Confederate Army and Maryland Senator, Talbot County, (1894–96); Secretary of State of [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$295.00

14k gold Antique 32 Degree MAsonic Knights Templar Freemason Watch Fob Four Parts

Marked on the top ring, 14K, this amazing 32 Degree Masonic Fob is also Knights of Templar, and Shriner. Beautiful Enamel with crisp detail. Very minimal [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$375.00

Very Rare Tuskegee 10k Gold Watch Fob Graduation Class of 1937 Marked BS in Ind. Arts

A rare Watch Fob from Tuskegee University
Stamped 10 K Gold.
Stamped BS IND. ARTS 37, most likely 1937
Dedicated to "L. D. Green"


Front has the portrait [...]
Category
Historical Memorabilia
Price
$300.00