Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Blaine & Logan: A Delightful Political Parade Drum from the 1884 Election. Used by the Harvard Drum Corps of the class of 1885 in a "Blaine & Logan Procession...Boston...Nov. 3, 1884" (the day before the election!). Aside from the normal light aging, the heavy vellum drumhead is in excellent condition, with only one very minor small edge tear at 3:00.

    19th century political parade items are highly prized by collectors, and this unique drum is one of the best examples of that genre that we have ever offered. Diameter 16.5", height 8.75". Fittings are original and strings appear at least vintage. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.


    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    30th Monday
    Auction Dates
    August
    18th Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    37 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 41
    Auction Type
    Grand Format:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Grand Format Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.

    Track Item