We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.
(212) 254-4710 ext. 0
Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM
Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.
Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2517 | Lot 40
Price Realized: $2,000 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Click Image To Enlarge
Sale 2517 Lot 40
(CIVIL WAR.) The Myriopticon, a Historical Panorama of the Rebellion. Printed hand-colored box, 5 1/4 inches tall, 8 1/4 inches wide, 2 1/4 inches deep, with long hand-colored paper scroll on two spindles within, a metal key for turning, and rear cover; lacking top cover and other metal key, moderate wear to case, several repairs to scroll, most of them early paper repairs to closed tears, with two areas of loss about 1 square inch each. Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley & Co., 
Estimate $700 - 1,000
Milton Bradley was only 30 years old but already a successful toy producer when he offered this panorama just before Christmas in 1866. Scenes include the defense of Fort Sumter, the death of Ellsworth, an adaptation of Winslow Homer's famous sharpshooter, contrabands coming into camp, and much more. See Burns and Greene, "The Toys of War," in the New York Times, 27 February 2014.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,000