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NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE 1ST LIEUTENANT IN UNION CASE

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE 1ST LIEUTENANT IN UNION CASE

Image is a bust view of a young man of about 18 or 20 years wearing a light colored coat with two gilt buttons visible on the front. On each side of his collar are two horizontal lines indicating the… (1054-86). Learn More »

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POSTMORTEM RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A CHILD IN A UNION CASE

POSTMORTEM RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A CHILD IN A UNION CASE

Photograph is a sixth-plate image of a child between four and six years old lying on a bed of white pillows or cushions. His hair is neatly combed and he wears a dark jacket with white under sleeves… (1043-262). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF MAN IN EXCELLENT UNION CASE

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF MAN IN EXCELLENT UNION CASE

Image shows a middle-aged man in a dark civilian suit with a slightly lighter color vest. Image has good clarity but contrast is a little dark. Mat and frame are the usual scroll type. Union case is… (1043-259). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO WOMEN PLAYING CHESS IN UNION CASE

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO WOMEN PLAYING CHESS IN UNION CASE

Interesting image shows two women seated at a table playing chess. The white and black pieces are clearly visible as is the board. Both women wear dark dresses with hoops, white collars and white… (1043-186). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A CIVILIAN IN A SUPERB UNION CASE

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A CIVILIAN IN A SUPERB UNION CASE

Image is a very clear ninth plate waist-up view of a man in a dark civilian suit. The photo itself is in very nice condition however the Union case it is in is super nice. Exterior of the case has a… (1043-269). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

Image is a waist-up view of a middle aged Union Private seated with his hands in his lap. The unusual thing about this fellow is his facial hair. He lack a mustache or sideburns but the very bottom of… (1054-1144). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE: FULL-STANDING NY NATIONAL GUARD CORPORAL WITH MUSKET IN A THERMOPLASTIC FRAME

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE: FULL-STANDING NY NATIONAL GUARD CORPORAL WITH MUSKET IN A THERMOPLASTIC FRAME

This clear tintype shows an armed corporal of New York’s National Guard in a version of the state’s 1863 pattern uniform. The state re-designated its militia as the National Guard State of New… (1043-231). Learn More »

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FULL STANDING QUARTER-PLATE TIN OF UNION SOLDIER AND WIFE

FULL STANDING QUARTER-PLATE TIN OF UNION SOLDIER AND WIFE

Tintype shows the soldier and wife fully dressed for the outdoors and posed standing side by side. The soldier wears a dark slouch hat with an infantry hunting horn on the front, a dark overcoat, dark… (1054-152). Learn More »

VERY NICE FULL STANDING AMBROTYPE OF A CIGAR SMOKING UNION SOLDIER

VERY NICE FULL STANDING AMBROTYPE OF A CIGAR SMOKING UNION SOLDIER

View is a sixth-plate image of a Union soldier standing with his arms by his side. He wears a dark forage cap, dark frock coat and matching trousers. At his waist is his belt with a gilt touched oval… (1054-149). Learn More »

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SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION NAVAL BOATSWAINS MATE

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION NAVAL BOATSWAINS MATE

This is an uncased tintype of a seated Union naval officer. He is wearing a heavy single breasted frock with Fouled Anchor rating patch on sleeve. He also wears a military style, brass-buttoned vest.… (37-411). Learn More »

TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION 2ND LIEUTENANT IN A THERMOPLASTIC FRAME

TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION 2ND LIEUTENANT IN A THERMOPLASTIC FRAME

Full standing view of a young 2nd Lieutenant posed with his Model 1850 foot officer’s sword in front of him The clean-shaven subject wears a dark forage cap with a gilt eagle on the front, a… (1043-230). Learn More »

TINTYPE IMAGE OF SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ERA SOLDIER

TINTYPE IMAGE OF SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ERA SOLDIER

Unusual sized tintype meas. approx. 3.00 x 4.50 inches showing a seated young soldier wearing a dark 5-button sack coat with three buttons on each cuff and light trousers. Image has good clarity and… (450-167). Learn More »

HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF A WOMAN IN A WONDERFUL UNION CASE TITLED “AMERICAN COUNTRY LIFE”

HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF A WOMAN IN A WONDERFUL UNION CASE TITLED “AMERICAN COUNTRY LIFE”

Image is a half-plate tintype of a young woman wearing a dark colored dress with a small white lace collar. She has a dark bow in her hair and a brooch at her throat. The image is clear but the… (1043-179). Learn More »

THERMOPLASTIC FRAME WITH TINTYPE OF A MUSICIAN

THERMOPLASTIC FRAME WITH TINTYPE OF A MUSICIAN

Frame is an oval that meas. approx. 5.25 x 5.75 inches with a deep recess at center for holding the photograph. Frame has a beaded exterior border and a similar interior border. The image housed in… (1043-232). Learn More »

OPALOTYPE OR “MILK GLASS” PHOTOGRAPH OF UNION OFFICER IN PATRIOTIC CASE

OPALOTYPE OR “MILK GLASS” PHOTOGRAPH OF UNION OFFICER IN PATRIOTIC CASE

Though not common, opalotypes began being produced in 1857. The process exploited two basic techniques, using either the transfer of a carbon print onto glass, or the exposure of light-sensitive… (1054-105). Learn More »

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DOUBLE NINTH-PLATE TINS OF SOLDIER AND WOMAN

DOUBLE NINTH-PLATE TINS OF SOLDIER AND WOMAN

Leather case has a repaired spine and a raised exterior decoration of squares, shells and a stippled center. The interior holds two ninth-plate images. The left side holds a chest up view of a Union… (1054-713). Learn More »

GEM SIZED UNION CASE IN EXCELLENT CONDTION

GEM SIZED UNION CASE IN EXCELLENT CONDTION

Dark brown thermoplastic case known as a “Union” case. Item meas. approx. 1.75 x 2.25 inches. Exterior is excellent with sharp crisp edges free of chips with a raised decoration titled “THE… (1043-217). Learn More »

FULL PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN OLDER WOMAN IN DOUBLE VIEW CASE - MAT MARKED “BRADY”

FULL PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN OLDER WOMAN IN DOUBLE VIEW CASE - MAT MARKED “BRADY”

Very nice, clean, clear, ambrotype of an older woman wearing a dark dress and dark lace shawl and dark fingerless gloves. She also wears a white lace collar with a brooch. On her head is a white lace… (P14169). Learn More »

DOUBLE UNION CASE WITH ONE IMAGE OF MAN & BOY

DOUBLE UNION CASE WITH ONE IMAGE OF MAN & BOY

Case shows an embossed floral border with central image of a little girl holding a basket. Hinges and clasps are fully functional. Case is meant to fit two eighth plate sized images. Right side shows… (P14086). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF MILITARY MUSICIAN

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF MILITARY MUSICIAN

Image is of a seated musician cradling his horn in his right arm. The subject of this image wears a kepi with a dark base and a tinted red crown with a single dark line of piping running vertically at… (1054-142). Learn More »


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RARE SHARPS MODEL 1855 NAVY RIFLE

This is an example of an extremely rare Sharps Model 1855 U.S. Navy rifle. Sharps only manufactured approximately 263 of these rifles in 1856. They were serial numbered in the 20,000 to 21,000 range. The Navy received 200 of this rifles in 1857 with… (490-1676). Learn More »

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