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    Important Group of Four Rare Civil War-period Cartes de Visite Associated with the Colt Firearms Company. A portrait of Samuel Colt (1814 - 1862) by Kellogg, Hartford, Ct. A view of Colt's home "Armsmear" by R. S. De Lamater, Hartford, Ct. and, also by De Lamater, two views of the Colt factory's East Armory after the disastrous 1864 fire. All with period ink ID on the verso, all excellent, and a superb adjunct to any Colt collection.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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