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A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER: RARE TINTYPE OF A BLACK COMPANY SERGEANT 24th OR 25TH US INFANTRY WITH LONG SERVICE, Ca. 1883

A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER: RARE TINTYPE OF A BLACK COMPANY SERGEANT 24th OR 25TH US INFANTRY WITH LONG SERVICE, Ca. 1883

This sixth-plate tintype shows a sergeant wearing the U.S. regulation 1883 pattern blouse with sergeant chevrons and four service stripes, as well as the 1880 pattern marksman’s collar buttons. He… (302-89). Learn More »

$1,750.00
ON HOLD

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 »

$400.00
Originally $500.00

IDENTIFIED 1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER – JOSEPH COURTIS, 1ST MASSACHUSETTS HEAVY ARTILLERY

IDENTIFIED 1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER – JOSEPH COURTIS, 1ST MASSACHUSETTS HEAVY ARTILLERY

This photograph was part of a collection of images of men from Company G, 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. The regiment was originally raised as the 14th Massachusetts Infantry on July 5, 1861. In… (846-132). Learn More »

$220.00
Originally $245.00

IDENTIFIED 1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

IDENTIFIED 1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

This photograph was part of a collection of images of men from Company G, 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. The regiment was originally raised as the 14th Massachusetts Infantry on July 5, 1861. In… (846-127). Learn More »

$365.00
Originally $405.00

FRAMED HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH BOWIE KNIFE & REVOLVER

FRAMED HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH BOWIE KNIFE & REVOLVER

This is a period tintype copy of an unidentified Confederate soldier proudly displaying his bowie knife and revolver. He is wearing a shell jacket and kepi. The brass buttons and guard of the knife… (846-106). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $1,650.00

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED UNION INFANTRY OFFICER

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED UNION INFANTRY OFFICER

Image is of an unknown Union infantry officer posed seated and holding a Model 1850 Foot Officer’s sword in his lap. He wears a dark forage cap with a barely visible infantry hunting horn insignia… (1117-135). Learn More »

LARGE OVAL FRAMED FULL-PLATE TINTYPE OF VERMONT BRIGADE DRUMMER NELSON L. BAXTER WHO DIED OF DISEASE

LARGE OVAL FRAMED FULL-PLATE TINTYPE OF VERMONT BRIGADE DRUMMER NELSON L. BAXTER WHO DIED OF DISEASE

Full-plate tintype identified as Drummer Nelson L. Baxter of Company F, 5th Vermont Infantry. This wonderful image shows 16 or 17-year-old Baxter posed as if ready to play his drum. He wears a dark… (1117-91). Learn More »

HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF A LITTLE BOY

HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF A LITTLE BOY

Image shows a boy of approx. two years age seated in a puffy padded chair in front of a woodland backdrop. The boy is seated with one leg under the other. He wears an interesting mix of clothing. He… (1043-317). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CHRISTOPHER C. SHOFNER, CO. K, 8th TENNESSEE INFANTRY, CSA, DIED AS PRISONER OF WAR 1864

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CHRISTOPHER C. SHOFNER, CO. K, 8th TENNESSEE INFANTRY, CSA, DIED AS PRISONER OF WAR 1864

These two images from the Shofner family of Tennessee portray Jeptha Shofner (1811-1886) in a nicely tinted daguerreotype, and his son Christopher Columbus Shofner (1842-1864) in a Confederate uniform… (846-205). Learn More »

GEM SIZE TINTYPE IN CDV MOUNT OF UNKNOWN UNION ARTILLERYMAN

GEM SIZE TINTYPE IN CDV MOUNT OF UNKNOWN UNION ARTILLERYMAN

Item is a CDV card with a gem size image of a Union artilleryman attached. Image shows a young soldier wearing a dark slouch hat with crossed cannons on the crown and an artillery shell jacket. Image… (1054-991). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WEARING A “FORKED TONGUE” FRAME BUCKLE

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WEARING A “FORKED TONGUE” FRAME BUCKLE

Image is of a young Confederate soldier seated and leaning against a table. He wears a dark sack coat with a medium colored shirt and a large bowtie with a print pattern. At his waist is a wide… (490-2263). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG GIRL HOLDING A LITTLE BASKET

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG GIRL HOLDING A LITTLE BASKET

Image is a straight on view of a 4 or 5 year old little girl seated in a small chair. She has dark hair that is accentuated by two little gold gilt earrings. She also wears a light colored dress with… (1043-310). Learn More »

TINTYPE OF A GROUP OF CHILDREN AND THEIR PETS

TINTYPE OF A GROUP OF CHILDREN AND THEIR PETS

Outdoor image is a sixth plate that lacks the brass mat, frame and case. This charming group photos is of six children ranging in age from less than a year to nine or ten years old and they appear to… (894-152). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF NORTHERN MILITIAMAN

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF NORTHERN MILITIAMAN

Subject is seated in a chair hold his kepi in his hand. He wears a dark frock coat with gilt tinted Russian shoulder knots, buttons and single looped cuff piping. Each cuff also has three gilt… (1054-119). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO SOLDIERS & US FLAG IN PATRIOTIC UNION CASE

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO SOLDIERS & US FLAG IN PATRIOTIC UNION CASE

Great image of two Union soldiers posed in front of a painted backdrop of a camp scene with flying full color US flag. One soldier is seated and the other stands by a painted in tree next to an… (1054-65). Learn More »

DOUBLE QUARTER-PLATE UNION CASE WITH PATRIOTIC MOTIF

DOUBLE QUARTER-PLATE UNION CASE WITH PATRIOTIC MOTIF

The first image in this double quarter-plate case is a full seated tintype of a Union cavalryman. The subject is posed holding is Model 1860 cavalry saber between his knees. He wears a dark cavalry… (1054-127). Learn More »

OUTDOOR QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF NORTHERN MUSICIANS

OUTDOOR QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF NORTHERN MUSICIANS

This is a cased tintype showing seven Northern musicians posing outdoors. All wear civilian style frock coats and white vests. The six men in the front are all holding instruments and wear forage caps… (37-413). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE – OUTDOOR VIEW OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FAMILIES IN WAGONS

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE – OUTDOOR VIEW OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FAMILIES IN WAGONS

This is a cased quarter-plate tintype showing several groups of civilians (families?) in their wagons while on an outing. Horizontal format. Good detail visible in center, with image going dark at… (37-412). Learn More »

QUAD NINTH PLATE UNION CASE WITH ONE IMAGE

QUAD NINTH PLATE UNION CASE WITH ONE IMAGE

Union case is meant to house four ninth-plate images. Cover shows a raised image of an antebellum mother holding her daughter on her lap with a cat and a dog. One corner at the lower back has a piece… (1054-184). Learn More »

OUTDOOR 1880’S TINTYPE OF SOLDIER IN CAMP WITH STACKED MUSKETS

OUTDOOR 1880’S TINTYPE OF SOLDIER IN CAMP WITH STACKED MUSKETS

Image is a very nice outdoor view of a soldier standing in front of an open wall tent. The subject wears a dark 1880’s kepi with crossed rifles on the front, a dark single-breasted frock coat with… (1054-707). Learn More »


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THEFT FROM GRAVESITE OF GEN. JOHN REYNOLDS

A large artillery shell, one of pair that sit on either side of the grave of Gen. John F. Reynolds in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA has been removed from the site. If anyone comes into contact with the shell or has any information regarding its… . Learn More »

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