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Historical Arizona

Historical Arizona Territories Ephemera Sale to include Tucson photography circa 1890 to 1943.

This sale includes documentation and photography negatives from historical Arizona. Documentation includes paperwork from the 19th and 20th century including subpoenas, receipts of territory purchase, court documents, letters and more. Photo negatives are from the photographer, Frank M. Campbell of The Campbell Studios, formerly located in Tucson, Arizona. This collection includes approximately 60 lots of life in Arizona. The subjects include buildings, landscapes, churches, Native Americans, and public events. Some highlights include a negative of The Spirit of St. Louis, the plane flown by Charles Lindbergh, taxiing at Davis-Monthan Airfield on Sept. 23, 1927. Another negative depicts a cactus plane, a plane completely made up of cacti fashioned by Tucson florist Hal Burns into a life-size replica of Lindbergh’s plane, Spirit of St. Louis.

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Auction Details:

All bidding is done online, however we have an auction preview at our Phoenix location every Friday if you wish to view any lots in person.
Preview:  Friday, November 9, 2018 from 10AM – 4PM
Auction:  Soft close starting Sunday, November 11, 2018

Item Pick Up & Shipping:

Pick up and shipping available for all items. Pick up is available starting the Monday following the auction close. Call 602.258.1752 if you will not be able to pick up your winnings within 3 business days or to schedule shipping.  

Pick Up Hours: Monday – Wednesday, 10 – 4PM.

More information on pick up and shipment.