Lot 19    

[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.

Condition:  
Both unvarnished tintypes are near EXC. with average clarity housed in complete composition cases, the infantry private in an earlier daguerreotype case.
Sold: $211.50
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