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AMBROTYPE OF IDENTIFIED MUSICIAN OF THE PETERSBURG MILITIA

AMBROTYPE OF IDENTIFIED MUSICIAN OF THE PETERSBURG MILITIA

Formerly in the collection of Bill Turner, this sixth plate ambrotype has a great pedigree, having been published as Figure 2 in Albaugh’s landmark “Confederate Faces.” Identified there as a,… (1138-1866). Learn More »

$2,000.00
Originally $2,500.00

ARMED AND ID’D CONFEDERATE WITH A LOVE NOTE ON THE REVERSE

ARMED AND ID’D CONFEDERATE WITH A LOVE NOTE ON THE REVERSE

This Confederate private is shown in gray jacket and gray trousers with a wide dark stripe. He is bareheaded and wears his hair neatly combed and mustache and goatee. He has turned down the collar of… (1139-21). Learn More »

$2,360.00
Originally $2,950.00

CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND STYLE JACKET

CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND STYLE JACKET

This sixth-plate ambrotype is housed in an embossed, leatherette case with a separated hinge, but is matted, glassed, and framed, and the facing pad is place. The image is very clear and shows a… (1139-52). Learn More »

$2,000.00
Originally $2,500.00

BENJAMIN KEYS 21st GEORGIA, DIED OF WOUNDS AT GROVETON (SECOND MANASSAS)

BENJAMIN KEYS 21st GEORGIA, DIED OF WOUNDS AT GROVETON (SECOND MANASSAS)

This sixth plate ambrotype was identified from a companion tintype and shows Benjamin F. Keys, Co. G 21st Georgia, seated, with his arms folded at his waist. He wears a gray jacket with standing… (1139-57). Learn More »

$3,160.00
Originally $3,950.00

WONDERFUL HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN

WONDERFUL HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN

This perfectly crystal-clear photograph of a seated Confederate officer is only slightly marred by a three-branched crack in the lower right portion of the plate. The cracks are hair thin with only a… (846-514). Learn More »

$5,355.00
Originally $5,950.00

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO COMRADES IN THE VETERAN RESERVE CORPS (?)

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO COMRADES IN THE VETERAN RESERVE CORPS (?)

These two comrades are posed with one seated and the other standing next to him with his hand resting on his shoulder. Both wear light-colored jackets trimmed with darker piping, hold dark forage… (1138-1821). Learn More »

$800.00
Originally $1,000.00

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 »

$1,800.00
Originally $2,250.00

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA OFFICER WITH SWORD AND PISTOL, LIKELY VIRGINIA

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA OFFICER WITH SWORD AND PISTOL, LIKELY VIRGINIA

This member of a militia company has donned white gloves and shows off a Model 1850 foot officer’s sword for his portrait, but has left the rain cover on his kepi. He wears a light colored frock… (1138-1980). Learn More »

$3,160.00
Originally $3,950.00

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE SERGEANT WITH SABER EX-BILL TURNER

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE SERGEANT WITH SABER EX-BILL TURNER

This sixth plate ambrotype shows a seated sergeant from the knees up, wearing a brimmed hat and a dark frock coat that shows both sergeant’s chevrons and shoulder straps. He also wears a white buff… (1138-1838). Learn More »

$2,600.00
Originally $3,250.00

CASED QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE

CASED QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE

Here we have a quarter plate cased ambrotype of an unidentified Confederate soldier with a fiery look in his eyes. He wears a shell jacket open and unbuttoned with cloth epaulettes and matching vest… (1138-1817). Learn More »

$1,400.00
Originally $1,750.00

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 »

$87.50
Originally $125.00

TINTYPE OF “LIEUTENANT CARPENTER,” EX-BILL TURNER

TINTYPE OF “LIEUTENANT CARPENTER,” EX-BILL TURNER

This oval tintype comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, noted Civil War collector and dealer. Measuring 2.25 by 2.75 inches, the image shows a man in a double-breasted uniform coat with… (1138-2027). Learn More »

$520.00
Originally $650.00

WONDERFULLY CLEAR RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG SOUTHERN RECRUIT

WONDERFULLY CLEAR RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG SOUTHERN RECRUIT

This ninth-plate ruby ambrotype shows a young man in civilian clothes seated at a table commemorating his new role as soldier by wearing a very southern militia style kepi with band of gold braid… (1138-1899). Learn More »

$600.00
Originally $750.00

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 »

$680.00
Originally $850.00

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION MUSICIANS WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST SAX HORNS EVER SEEN

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION MUSICIANS WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST SAX HORNS EVER SEEN

Outdoor camp scene shows three Union soldiers seated in front of a wedge tent on the edge of a wood. The three soldiers sit amongst a pile of haversacks, cups, canteens, plates, boilers and a coffee… (1139-96). Learn More »

$2,000.00
Originally $2,500.00

HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED UNION ARTILLERY CAPTAIN

HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED UNION ARTILLERY CAPTAIN

Waist-up seated view of an unidentified middle-aged bearded captain. He wears a dark frockcoat with very clear captain’s shoulder straps open to reveal a dark vest beneath. In his lap he holds his… (1139-97). Learn More »

$396.00
Originally $495.00

WONDERFUL OUTDOOR QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION OFFICER AND HIS MOUNT IN CAMP

WONDERFUL OUTDOOR QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION OFFICER AND HIS MOUNT IN CAMP

Image shows a Union captain standing in a field in front of some trees that line a nearby road. Visible in the left background is a line of three Sibley tents with more in the mid background. The… (1139-83). Learn More »

$2,360.00
Originally $2,950.00

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF VERY YOUNG 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY COLOR-BEARER

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF VERY YOUNG 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY COLOR-BEARER

Image is of a very young John T. Morgan Jr. wearing a very light-colored shell jacket with high collar and no epaulettes on the shoulders. The two uppermost buttons on the shell jacket have been… (1138-1829). Learn More »

$2,360.00
Originally $2,950.00

IMPOSING SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICER WITH CAP INSIGNIA AND CAPED OVERCOAT

IMPOSING SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICER WITH CAP INSIGNIA AND CAPED OVERCOAT

This extremely clear 6th plate tintype shows a scarce example of South Carolina hat insignia on the front of his tall kepi. He wears a light color, probably gray, caped overcoat with falling collar… (1138-1809). Learn More »

$1,560.00
Originally $1,950.00

1840s ARMED MILITIA MAN WITH COCKADE AND “JG” HAT INSIGNIA

1840s ARMED MILITIA MAN WITH COCKADE AND “JG” HAT INSIGNIA

This sixth plate daguerreotype dates to the early or mid-1840s, having a simple octagonal mat and glass with no frame or “preserver.” It is also housed in simple leatherette cast with embossed… (1138-1929). Learn More »

$760.00
Originally $950.00


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CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S GILT BRASS EAGLEHEAD SPURS IN ORIGINAL COLOR

This is a very good condition set of nicely detailed eaglehead spurs with 80 or 90 percent of their gilt finish on the exterior, cast and chased with the outstretched wings making up the entirety of the sidebars. The wing feathers are in raised… (490-6821). Learn More »

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