Sweeney's Emporium

"Offering the rare and unusual from one collector to another"
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Steamship and Stagecoach

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Framed Image of Riverboat
$290.00
Image of the "Tom Greene", a sternwheel packet w/ steel hull. Built in Pt. Pleasant, W. Va. in 1923. 200' x 38'. Produced for the Cinc. to Huntington trade. Won TWO CELEBRATED RACES in 1929-1930. More details included w/ sale. 16" x 25 3/4" 
(Cat. #16238) Sale: Was $450.00, now $290.00
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Illustrated Pre-Civil War Riverboat Ticket
$195.00
"Steamer Lehigh" (crossed out), "H. Enona" (inked-in). Illus. of a river packet. Issued for a trip to Cinc., OH. "Lehigh": A sternwheel wood hull packet, 210 tons, 151 feet, built in PA, 1857. She ran between St. Louis & Cinc. & burned on June 23, 1861. The tickets were reissued for the Enona. Shows use & folds. 3 5/8" x 2 1/4" 
(Cat. #14357)
"Steamer Lehigh" (crossed out), "H. Enona" (inked-in). Illus. of a river packet. Issued for a trip to Cinc., OH. "Lehigh": A sternwheel wood hull packet, 210 tons, 151 feet, built in PA, 1857. She ran between St. Louis & Cinc. & burned on June 23, 1861. The tickets were reissued for the Enona. Shows use & folds.
3 5/8" x 2 1/4" (Cat. #14357)
Sale: Was $300.00, Papermania Sale, now: $195.00
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Life Saving Medal
$75.00

Bronze; dated 1866 & given to rescuers of steam ship San Francisco "Wrecked Dec. 1853...By Joint Res. Of Congress..." Obv.: Seated Liberty, an eagle, sailor, capitol bldg., a ship. Rev.: Man holding woman in distress at sea. Almost Uncirculated. Slightest wear. 3 1/4" dia. Design by Paquet, a U.S. coin engraver. A U.S. Mint reissue produced in mid 1900's. (Cat. #17487)

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Stagecoach & RR Letterheads
$95.00
a. "The Western Mail and Stage Co.. Independence, Mo. 189-" This town an outfitter for Santa Fe, Calif. & Ore. Trails. 
b. Typed letter from AT & SF/ Colorado Midland RR Co." Sent to prez of stage co (same name shown on stage LH). Re: trading free travel passes for each other. Each 8 1/2" x 11" 
(Cat. #16976) 
a. "The Western Mail and Stage Co.. Independence, Mo. 189-" This town an outfitter for Santa Fe, Calif. & Ore. Trails. 
b. Typed letter from AT & SF/ Colorado Midland RR Co." Sent to prez of stage co (same name shown on stage LH). Re: trading free travel passes for each other. Each 8 1/2" x 11" 
(Cat. #16976) 
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