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CDV SIZED TINTYPE OF YOUNG NAVY OFFICER

CDV SIZED TINTYPE OF YOUNG NAVY OFFICER

Image is a bust view of a Navy officer wearing a double-breasted frock coat, white shirt and a small bowtie. Photo is housed in a paper mount with a printed gold oval frame. Image is clear with good… (1054-1108). Learn More »

FULL PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF YOUNG BOY HOLDINIG A RIFLE

FULL PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF YOUNG BOY HOLDINIG A RIFLE

Image shows a young boy approx. 10-12 years old seated on a rock holding a rifle or shotgun. He wears a dark “beehive” shaped slouch hat with dark coat, white shirt, large dark bowtie and white… (P14167). Learn More »

$750.00
ON HOLD

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF DAVID A. BISSETT, VMI AND 13th VA CAVALRY, WOUNDED AND CAPTURED, LIEUTENANT IN 1864

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF DAVID A. BISSETT, VMI AND 13th VA CAVALRY, WOUNDED AND CAPTURED, LIEUTENANT IN 1864

David Aloysius Bissett was born in Petersburg, VA, in 1842 and entered the Virginia Military Institute in July 1860 as a member of the Class of 1864. He is shown here in a 6th plate ambrotype wearing… (846-203). Learn More »

$5,900.00
Originally $7,500.00

EXTRAORDINARY SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF COL. DAVID ADDISON WEISIGER, LATER BRIGADIER GENERAL C.S.A., WITH FELLOW VA MILITIA OFFICER AT CHARLESTOWN, VIRGINIA, FOR THE HANGING OF JOHN BROWN 1859

EXTRAORDINARY SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF COL. DAVID ADDISON WEISIGER, LATER BRIGADIER GENERAL C.S.A., WITH FELLOW VA MILITIA OFFICER AT CHARLESTOWN, VIRGINIA, FOR THE HANGING OF JOHN BROWN 1859

This is an extremely rare, identified ambrotype, one of fewer than a dozen known taken of Virginia militia officers and men assembled at Charlestown, Virginia, in late 1859 as security forces for the… (846-201). Learn More »

$8,900.00
Originally $12,500.00

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED UNION SOLDIER IN WONDERFUL MOTHER OF PEARL CASE

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED UNION SOLDIER IN WONDERFUL MOTHER OF PEARL CASE

Image shows a Union private seated with his left arm resting on the back of his chair. He wears a dark frock coat buttoned only at the throat. The rest of the coat is open to partially reveal a dark… (846-354). Learn More »

SCARCE LEATHER PANNOTYPE PHOTOGRAPH OF A VMI CADET IN UNIFORM, IDENTIFIED AS “WILLIS” AND DATED 1858

SCARCE LEATHER PANNOTYPE PHOTOGRAPH OF A VMI CADET IN UNIFORM, IDENTIFIED AS “WILLIS” AND DATED 1858

The Virginia Military Institute was intimately involved in the war. It fielded some 1,827 alumni in the conflict, all but 19 of whom served in the Confederate army, and 20 of whom achieved a… (846-202). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $2,900.00
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QUARTERPLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED UNION SOLDIER WITH US FLAG

QUARTERPLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED UNION SOLDIER WITH US FLAG

Full standing view of a young, cleanshaven armed Union soldier posed by a podium which holds a small US flag on a staff. The subject wears a dark forage cap with four-button sack coat and matching… (2021-35). Learn More »

$350.00
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PAIR OF SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPES IN UNION CASE

PAIR OF SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPES IN UNION CASE

Here is a pair of 1/6-plate tintypes, probably a husband and wife. Images are extremely crisp and clear. On the left side is a well-dressed woman and on the right side is a well-dressed man. Both have… (2021-15). Learn More »

EARLY 1920’S REPRODUCTION RECTANGULAR C.S.A. BELT BUCKLE RECOVERED NEAR SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE IN 1960

EARLY 1920’S REPRODUCTION RECTANGULAR C.S.A. BELT BUCKLE RECOVERED NEAR SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE IN 1960

Plate is sand cast brass with nice dark patina overall and a very nice “C.S.A.” at center. Reverse has all three brass hooks. A close examination reveals some lumps and bumps to the casting as… (33-250). Learn More »

DOUBLE SIXTH-PLATE UNION CASE WITH TWO AMBROTYPE IMAGES

DOUBLE SIXTH-PLATE UNION CASE WITH TWO AMBROTYPE IMAGES

Very nice Union case with an exterior decoration titled “THE FAITHFUL HOUND.” Both the front and back of the case have a raised linear border while at center are raised figures of a woman and… (1043-170). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $375.00

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

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE UNION CASE WITH RUBY AMBROTYPE IMAGES

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE UNION CASE WITH RUBY AMBROTYPE IMAGES

Union case features a raised image called, “Money Musk”, for an old fiddle tune. It shows people dancing as a man plays the fiddle. Floral and fruit border surrounds image. Case shows a small… (1043-180). Learn More »

$275.00
Originally $375.00

VERY NICE HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF YOUNG COUPLE IN UNION CASE

VERY NICE HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF YOUNG COUPLE IN UNION CASE

Image is a full view of a young man seated with a woman standing by his side with one arm resting on his shoulder. The male subject wears the usual dark suit with visible watch chain while the woman… (1043-192). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $350.00

FANTASTIC HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE IN HOLY FAMILY UNION CASE

FANTASTIC HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE IN HOLY FAMILY UNION CASE

Nice half-plate image of a young lady seated in a decorative high-backed chair at a cloth covered table. She wears a dark dress with a white lace collar and a touched gilt brooch at her throat. Image… (1043-320). Learn More »

$400.00
Originally $500.00

GUTTA PERCHA 1/4 PLATE IMAGE CASE

GUTTA PERCHA 1/4 PLATE IMAGE CASE

Hinged case is meant to house a quarter-plate sized wet plate image. Outside of case shows a raised Victorian- era image of a well-dressed man with horse, conversing with others. Inside is lined in… (2020-1172). Learn More »

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF OHIO CONGRESSMAN, BUSINESSMAN AND RAILROAD EXECUTIVE PETER W. STRADER

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF OHIO CONGRESSMAN, BUSINESSMAN AND RAILROAD EXECUTIVE PETER W. STRADER

This half-plate sized daguerreotype portrait of Strader (1818-1881) likely dates to the late 1840s or very early 1850s and shows him seated, from the waist up, resting his elbow on a table next to… (846-189). Learn More »

$585.00
Originally $650.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

This is one of two daguerreotypes from the Wakeman family we are proud to offer. This one is nicely identified in ink on a paper label pasted to the facing pad, reading: “My grandfather / Thaddeus… (846-178). Learn More »

$585.00
Originally $650.00

QUARTER-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF AN ARMED AMERICAN MILITIA OFFICER

QUARTER-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF AN ARMED AMERICAN MILITIA OFFICER

This young man cradles a P-guard hilted sword in its scabbard in one arm and with the other displays an 1851-style shako fitted a feathered plume, 1821-style eagle, and oval hat badge reading… (30-2222). Learn More »

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


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FROEHLICH, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMORY, KENANSVILLE NC CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD

There are only six known examples (Louis Froelich, Arms-Maker to the Confederacy by McAden & Fonvielle, pg. 56) of this unique Cavalry officer’s pattern, which has a large brass guard with “C.S.A.” cutout in the hilt, brown leather wrapped… (870-556). Learn More »

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