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1858 L. M. Hoffman & Co. - AUCTION BID CARD – 232 hogsheads - Prime New Orleans Sugar

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An original 4 ¾ X 7 inch, March 1858, L. M. Hoffman & Co. auction bid card complete with bidders penciled in notations. The commodities auction will offer 232 hogsheads of PRIME NEW ORLEANS SUGAR. A family business founded in 1795 with the commission auction house of Hoffman & Seton doing business at No. 67 Wall Street. Hoffman continued business with various partners until 1822 / 23 when L. M. Hoffman joined the house with the addition of & Co. to the firm name. The old firm continued to grow under various partner combinations always including a Hoffman until 1834 when the firm became L. M. Hoffman & Co. The auction house continued under that name and under the watchful eye of L. M. Hoffman until his death in 1861. (see: The Old Merchants of New York City: By Walter Barrett ) While early commodity auction catalogues appear rarely as they were sometimes preserved in firm records, bid cards utilized by bidders to manage and launch their bids very rarely survived as they were cast away at the auction’s closing. A rare piece of antebellum Americana from one of the country’s earliest and most successful commission auction houses. Entirely original with good evidence of age and originality while remaining pleasing condition with no rips, folds or repairs. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :



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