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VERY UNUSUAL AMBROTYPE OF A CS CAVALRY TROOPER

VERY UNUSUAL AMBROTYPE OF A CS CAVALRY TROOPER

This 6th plate ambrotype is quite wonderful in showing a real Confederate cavalry trooper much as Hollywood liked to portray him. In fact, this is one of those images that excites loud comments from… (1138-1820). Learn More »

6th PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A DAPPER SIX-YEAR-OLD

6th PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A DAPPER SIX-YEAR-OLD

This crystal clear ambrotype shows a young boy posed wearing a cap and holding what seem to be a very fashionable thin walking stick. He is fashionably attired in open jacket, fastened only at the… (1138-1915). Learn More »

TWO CONFEDERATE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER PARDS

TWO CONFEDERATE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER PARDS

This crystal clear 6th plate tintype shows two Confederate NCOs seated in a half-length view, against a plain background, both wearing dark caps and one with his arm over his comrade’s shoulder.… (1138-2003). Learn More »

BEFORE AND AFTER ENLISTING IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY

BEFORE AND AFTER ENLISTING IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY

This pair of sixth-plate ambrotypes is housed in a nice thermoplastic case with a geometric and floral border imitating a rustic frame, surrounding a scene of birds picking at a flowering plant. This… (1138-1834). Learn More »

CAPTAIN W.W. RANDOLPH: LIKELY WILLIAM WELFORD RANDOLPH, 2nd VIRGINIA, LATER LT. COLONEL, KIA THE WILDERNESS 1864

CAPTAIN W.W. RANDOLPH: LIKELY WILLIAM WELFORD RANDOLPH, 2nd VIRGINIA, LATER LT. COLONEL, KIA THE WILDERNESS 1864

Identified as Capt. W.W. Randolf (sic) in the files of the late Bill Turner, noted Virginia collector and dealer, this six plate ambrotype shows Randolph seated with one hand on his thigh and the… (1138-1803). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN MONITOR CASE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN MONITOR CASE

This southern soldier is shown seated, resting one elbow on a table beside him. He wears a double-breasted frock coat and is likely an officer, though we don’t see any rank insignia. The image has… (1138-1893). Learn More »

PRE-WAR VIRGINIA MILITIA OFFICER

PRE-WAR VIRGINIA MILITIA OFFICER

This sixth-plate ambrotype is from the collection of the late Bill Turner and was marked by him as a Virginia militia officer, an identification with which we agree. The state’s 1858 regulations… (1138-1901). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDER IN QM ISSUE JACKET

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDER IN QM ISSUE JACKET

This ambrotype is from the collection of the late Bill Turner and was noted by him as a Virginia Volunteer. He rests one elbow on a table and wears a nine-button jacket with shoulder straps, very much… (1138-1977). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF “DOCTOR AMISS” EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF “DOCTOR AMISS” EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

This very clear ambrotype shows a young man in officer’s uniform at left with his arm draped protectively behind a younger girl on the right. He wears an 1839 pattern forage cap and an officer’s… (1138-1897). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND DEPOT JACKET WITH GIBSON WOOD BUTTONS

CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND DEPOT JACKET WITH GIBSON WOOD BUTTONS

This Confederate sergeant is shown seated in a 6th plate ambrotype wearing a jacket buttoned at the collar, but open to show part of his shirt. The jacket seems clearly to be a Richmond Depot Type-II… (1138-1890). Learn More »

DOUBLE CASED CLEAR IMAGES OF TWO CONFEDERATE PRIVATES

DOUBLE CASED CLEAR IMAGES OF TWO CONFEDERATE PRIVATES

These two sixth plate, very clear ambrotype images of Confederate soldiers are unidentified but are nicely paired in a double thermoplastic case. The image on the left is tintype and shows a young man… (1138-1863). Learn More »

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CONFEDERATE PRIVATE IN QM ISSUE JACKET

CONFEDERATE PRIVATE IN QM ISSUE JACKET

This is a nice, clear 6th plate ambrotype of a Confederate private in an issue jacket. He is seated beside a table on which he rests his elbow. The table comes up rather high on his side. He wears a… (1138-1865). Learn More »

MOUNTED AND ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN

MOUNTED AND ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN

This is a scarce outdoor tintype of a mounted Union cavalryman in a nice quarter-plate size. The image has good detail and clarity, no easy task for the rider holding the horse still and the… (2021-773). Learn More »

GREAT OUTDOOR VIEW OF MOUNTED ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN IN UNION CASE

GREAT OUTDOOR VIEW OF MOUNTED ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN IN UNION CASE

This 1/6 plate tintype is a very nice full view of a mounted Union corporal in front of a wood filled with tents. The subject trooper wears a dark forage cap with matching dark cavalry shell jacket… (2021-934). Learn More »

TINTYPE OF UNION THIRD CORPS SOLDIER IN MOURNING FRAME

TINTYPE OF UNION THIRD CORPS SOLDIER IN MOURNING FRAME

Plate is an unusual size measuring 2 5/8 inches wide x 4.00 inches high and shows an unknown Union soldier posed seated and resting one arm on a table in front of a painted backdrop of a lakeside… (2021-924). Learn More »

NINTH –PLATE TINTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN

NINTH –PLATE TINTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN

The unidentified subject wears a double-breasted frockcoat with gilt tinted buttons and on his collar are the three gilt bars of a captain. The cheeks have also been slightly tinted with rose. Image… (1139-43). Learn More »

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF 7TH NEW YORK CAVALRY TROOPER

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF 7TH NEW YORK CAVALRY TROOPER

This waist-up seated view is identified as Orlla Allen of Company B, 7th New York Cavalry. Allen is posed with his hands resting in his lap. He wears a dark forage cap with gilt side buttons and… (1139-59). Learn More »

FANTASTICALLY CLEAR AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE ARTILLERYMAN

FANTASTICALLY CLEAR AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE ARTILLERYMAN

Beautiful, waist-up, ninth-plate image of a young, clean-shaven Southern artilleryman wearing a light shell jacket with cloth epaulettes and red tinted collar, cuffs and piping. The tinting is really… (1139-49). Learn More »

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF DOUBLE ARMED REBEL

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF DOUBLE ARMED REBEL

Waist-up view of a bearded soldier wearing a jacket made of a heavy looking horizontal striped material that could be corduroy. The jacket has turned down lapels which reveal a white shirt and white… (1139-42). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE CORPORAL

SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE CORPORAL

Straight on waist up view of a seated Confederate soldier sporting long sideburns and a mustache. He wears a very light-colored shell jacket that almost looks to be white. It has a high collar with… (1139-76). Learn More »


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VERY SCARCE 1799-1800 SWAN CONTRACT VIRGINIA MILITIA REGIMENTALLY MARKED MUSKET: 42nd REGIMENT, PITTSYLVANIA

This musket is stamped “42. VA. REGT. PITTSYLVANIA” on the barrel, was later altered to percussion and then shortened for use in the civilian market. It is a scarce survivor from muskets delivered to Virginia by Jame Swan of Boston in January… (1000-241). Learn More »

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