Original London News photo of the Duke and Duchess of Kent and the Duke of York at Royal Ascot dated 10.6.1935. Note the Duchess wearing a large black and white hat. Strong image with no fading. The frame measures 11 x 13 inches and the photo measures 8 x 6 inches. Excellent condition.
Film Tribute Festival, Norma Terris Theatre, Chester, CT, by Max Showalter in 1986 for Debbie Reynolds, Eileen Heckart, Marge Champion and Dan Andrews. The play bill is autographed on the front by all five actors.
Double autographs: one of Doris Day and one of Ronald Reagan. Acquired from the late actor/songwriter Max Showalter when he lived in Chester, CT. The slip of paper bearing the two signatures is the bottom of a playbill given to Mr. Showalter when he was living and working in Hollywood. Measures 4 x 8.75 inches.
Copper luster, or lustre, commemorative pottery jug: 'Cornwallis Resigning his Sword at York Town Oct.r 19th 1781'. The scene depicts George Washington accepting the surrender of Charles Cornwallis and 800 British soldiers, virtually guaranteeing American independence. Portrait of Lafayette verso. Overall 7.5" W x 5.5" H. Some minor paint loss (scratches) as shown.
J. H. Brown and Sons, Kingstown, Kansas, 1915, with a steam engine tractor and other machinery made by the Avery Company, Peoria, Illinois. Modern farm technology of its day.