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[Civil War - Cased Images] Two Sixth Plate Cased Images of Bearded Civil War Soldiers
3/22/2012 - American History: Online Auction
both unidentified. Lot includes a pair of fine tintype portraits comprising an infantry private in frock coat with an early view of distinguished company grade officer wearing a staff wreath containing script “US” or possibly “MS” indicating an assistant surgeon. Indistinct gilding in the center of his shoulder boards (that would otherwise be plain) supports the “MS” possibility.

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Both unvarnished tintypes are near EXC. with average clarity housed in complete composition cases, the infantry private in an earlier daguerreotype case.
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