Tintypes

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SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF WELL-DRESSED AND EQUIPPED MECHANICS IN NICE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF WELL-DRESSED AND EQUIPPED MECHANICS IN NICE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

This is a 1/6 plate tintype photograph in a “Union” hard case. The thermoplastic case is in excellent condition. Two brass hinges and catch all in good order. Both halves of hard case match in… (1043-187). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE OF TWO VETERAN FEDERAL SOLDIERS IN UNION CASE

SIXTH-PLATE OF TWO VETERAN FEDERAL SOLDIERS IN UNION CASE

Tintype of two unidentified Federal soldiers seated side by side. The soldier on the left wears a dark kepi with a circular disc touched with gilt on the front of the crown. Looking closely with a… (2022-756). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE WITH PAIR OF TINTYPES SHOWING SIX BROTHERS

SIXTH-PLATE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE WITH PAIR OF TINTYPES SHOWING SIX BROTHERS

This is a 1/6 plate hard case. Two halves, each holds a tintype of three brothers. Both images have the usual brass mat, glass, and brass frame wrap. All six men are well dressed with jackets and… (2022-274). Learn More »

TINTYPE (IN CDV MOUNT) OF JAMES SMALL, 2ND VIRGINIA INFANTRY

TINTYPE (IN CDV MOUNT) OF JAMES SMALL, 2ND VIRGINIA INFANTRY

This is a tintype photo mounted in a fancy carte de visite mount. Soldier is in civilian clothes. Image is clear but somewhat dark. Mount remains in good condition and features a raised "picture… (1138-902). Learn More »

TINTYPE OF YOUNG BOY WITH RIFLE

TINTYPE OF YOUNG BOY WITH RIFLE

2 ½” x 3 ¾” tintype (slightly larger than a 1/8 plate) of a serious young man dressed in his best suit and holding his hat in one hand. In the other is a child sized rifle, the butt of which is… (894-105). Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $120.00

SIXTH PLATE TINYTPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED REVOLVER TOTING, SWORD CARRYING CAVALRYMAN

SIXTH PLATE TINYTPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED REVOLVER TOTING, SWORD CARRYING CAVALRYMAN

This sixth plate tintype features a full-standing view of a dashing cavalryman wearing a mounted overcoat all buttoned up with his waist belt and belt plate prominently displayed at his waist. He… (1139-55). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED YANKEE SOLDIER & A WOMAN

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED YANKEE SOLDIER & A WOMAN

This sixth plate tintype features a woman seated to the left of a Union Soldier, who appears to be wearing a New York shell jacket. We can see the staple markings of a New York jacket in this photo:… (1139-36). Learn More »

OREO CASE WITH WOMAN’S PHOTO

OREO CASE WITH WOMAN’S PHOTO

Half oreo case houses an image of young woman wearing a printed dress with jacket. Brass ring surrounds the image. Image is clear with good contrast. Measure 1 ¾” across. Case has a very small chip… (2022-276). Learn More »

“LIEUTENANT CARPENTER,” EX-BILL TURNER

“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 »

TWO EXCELLENT FRAMED TINTYPES

TWO EXCELLENT FRAMED TINTYPES

These two tintypes are in good condition and have been framed together in a modern mat and frame. As far as is known there is no connection between the two images. Both look to be sixth plates in size… (490-394). Learn More »

$600.00
Originally $750.00

ZOUAVE ABIJAH BARNES 146th NEW YORK, GARRARD’S TIGERS, POW WELDON RAILROAD, DIED AT SALISURY PRISON, LEFT BEHIND AN ORPHANED DAUGHTER

ZOUAVE ABIJAH BARNES 146th NEW YORK, GARRARD’S TIGERS, POW WELDON RAILROAD, DIED AT SALISURY PRISON, LEFT BEHIND AN ORPHANED DAUGHTER

This touching pair of images are preserved in the family album pages in which they came, along with the period notations at the top of each. They have been placed side by side in a modern frame for… (172-5850). Learn More »

$2,000.00
ON HOLD

CRYSTAL CLEAR ARMED NEW YORKER WITH BADGE: POSSIBLY 13th NYV ON PROVOST GUARD DUTY

CRYSTAL CLEAR ARMED NEW YORKER WITH BADGE: POSSIBLY 13th NYV ON PROVOST GUARD DUTY

This is great armed image of a New York soldier cased with an earlier civilian image of an older man with a resemblance, most likely the soldier’s father. Both are 6th plate tintypes with wonderful… (427-38). Learn More »

$550.00
ON HOLD

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 »

$760.00
Originally $950.00

J. ARTHUR JOHNSTON CHIEF QUARTERMASTER TO GENERALS HUGER, ANDERSON, AND MAHONE, 1861-1865, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

J. ARTHUR JOHNSTON CHIEF QUARTERMASTER TO GENERALS HUGER, ANDERSON, AND MAHONE, 1861-1865, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

This cased oval tintype shows a Confederate officer seated, resting an elbow on a table next to him, wearing gauntlets and cradling a foot officer’s sword. He wears a single-breasted gray frock coat… (1138-1844). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF 95TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF 95TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Seated view of a young soldier in the uniform of the 95th Pennsylvania also known as “Gosline’s Zouaves.” The subject wears the trademark coat and vest of Gosline’s Zouaves with light… (2022-267). Learn More »

TINTYPE (IN CDV MOUNT) OF A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER “PETER JONES”

TINTYPE (IN CDV MOUNT) OF A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER “PETER JONES”

This is a tintype mounted in a carte de visite frame. Waist-up view of Jones in uniform. He wears a forage cap, single-breasted jacket and holds a revolver. Buttons were gilded. Image is clear but… (1138-911). 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 »

$100.00
Originally $150.00

NEWLY ENLISTED CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN

NEWLY ENLISTED CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN

This fellow has likely just signed up in a local cavalry unit and has not yet gotten a uniform, but has taken his saber to the photographer for a portrait before going off to war. He is bareheaded,… (1138-2014). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

Knees-up view of an unidentified Union soldier wearing a dark forage cap, dark frockcoat and light trousers. He wears a cartridge box with a sling plate that has been touched with gilt and a waistbelt… (1139-12). 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 »

$300.00
Originally $400.00


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EXCELLENT U.S. MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER WITH MINTY ETCHED BLADE

This pattern was introduced in 1840 for all mounted officers other than cavalry, but with the introduction of the 1850 patterns it was limited to officers of light artillery, making it very scarce. On top being a very hard to find pattern, this one… (870-635). Learn More »

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