SPAN-AM WAR ADMIRAL DEWEY\'S ASIATIC SQUADRON CABINET CARD CDV EASEL/PHOTO ALBUM For Sale

SPAN-AM WAR ADMIRAL DEWEY\'S ASIATIC SQUADRON CABINET CARD CDV EASEL/PHOTO ALBUM
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SPAN-AM WAR ADMIRAL DEWEY\'S ASIATIC SQUADRON CABINET CARD CDV EASEL/PHOTO ALBUM:
$205.00

ORIGINAL! RARE! SPAN-AM WAR ADMIRAL DEWEY\'S ASIATIC SQUADRON CABINET CARD CDV EASEL / PHOTO ALBUM


RARE! SPAN-AM WAR ADMIRAL DEWEY\'S ASIATIC SQUADRON CABINET CARD / CDV PHOTO ALBUM WITH ITS ORIGINAL EASEL.


EASEL IS PARTIALLY COLLAPSIBLE (please see pictures) AND THE ALBUM CAN BE REMOVED FROM HANGING ON THE EASEL FOR VIEWING YOUR PHOTOS.


PHOTO ALBUM HAS A LATCH THAT HAS A SCREW DOWN ADJUSTMENT TO COMPENSATEFOR VARIOUS THICKNESS BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF CABINET / CDV PHOTOGRAPHSCONTAINED.


HOLDS 64 CABINET CARD PHOTO\'S (6 1/2\" x 4 1/4\")AND 12 CDV PHOTOS (2 3/8\" x 4 1/4)


THE PHOTO SLOTS AND ALBUM PAGES ARE IN AMAZING CONDITION FOR IT\'S AGE WITH TWOCABINET CARD PHOTO SLOTS AND ONE CDV SLOT HAVING A SINGLE TEAR AT THE OPENING EDGE THAT HAS HAD NO RESTORATION ATTEMPTED. THERE ARE A HAND FULL OF OTHERSLOTS THAT HAVE A LIGHT NICK OR TWO FROM PHOTOS BEING PUT IN AND TAKEN OUT A FEW TIMES. THE ORIGINAL INSIDE BACK COVER CLOTH HINGE TAPE HAS WORN AWAY AND COULD BE EASILY REPLACED IF DESIRED.


GILT EDGED PAGES.


EASEL WITH WOOD DOVE TAIL DRAWER


ORIGINAL FELT COLORED TAPESTRY IS BRIGHT THROUGHOUT


GILT HARDWARE


GILT FILAGREE


DIMENSIONS OF THE PHOTO ALBUMENTIRELY SET UPON IT\'S EASEL :


HEIGHT 14\" x WIDTH 11 1/2\" x DEPTH 8 1/4\"


YEAR MANUFACTURED: 1898


PATENTED NOVEMBER 26, 1895


CONDITION IS EXTREMELY FINE THROUGHOUT WITH SOME VERY LIGHT HANDLING FROM ITS 125 + YEARS.


RARELY DO YOU SEE SUCH A DELICATE PHOTO ALBUM THAT IS 125 + YEARS OLD WITH ITS ORIGINAL EASEL SURVIVE IN SUCH AEXTREMELY FINE CONDITION.


THIS WAS VERY WELL TAKEN CARE (OUT OF THE SUNLIGHT) AND WAS STORED IN A VERY GOOD ENVIRONMENT FOR THE GREAT MAJORITY OF ITS 128 + YEARS


RARELY SEEN SPANISH AMERICAN WAR CABINET CARD / CDV EASEL PHOTO ALBUM WITH IT\'S EASEL. CELLULOID FRONT COVER HAS A BEAUTIFUL PERSPECTIVE VIEW, CHROMOLITHOGRAPHED COLOR IMAGE OF ADMIRAL OF THE NAVY DEWEY AND HIS ASIATIC SQUADRON WITH THE SHIPS CAPTIONED BEING THE; USS PETREL, USS BOSTON, USS CONCORD, USS OLYMPIA, USS BALTIMORE, USS RALEIGH, USS MCCULLOUGH, USS MONOCASY.


George Dewey (b.1837-d.1917) was Admiral of the Navy, the only person in United States history to have attained that rank. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish–American War, with the loss of only a single crewman on the American side.In the Battle of Manila Bay on 1 May 1898, the squadrondestroyed the Spanish fleet in the Philippines, and effectivelytook control of Manila Bay. Eight Spanish ships were sunk andover 150 killed while the Americans suffered only slightdamage. Vessels of the squadron also fought the Spanish in thebattle to capture Manila. Naval gunfire on the Spaniards\' leftflank helped American troops take the city without severe losses.

The Philippines became an American possession.


(please see pictures)


THIS LISTING IS FOR THE ALBUM ONLY, NO PHOTO\'S ARE INCLUDED


THIS IS NOT A REPRODUCTION.


PLEASE SEE MY 100% POSITIVE response AND BUY WITH CONFIDENCE.




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