Lot 12    

[Civil War - Cased Images] Two Cased Civil War Soldiers with Muskets, 
3/22/2012 - American History: Online Auction
both unidentified. Lot includes an early ruby sixth plate ambrotype of a sergeant wearing full leather gear, plus an eight plate tinted tintype of a double armed private showing kepi insignia for Company H., 9th New York Heavy Artillery.

Condition:  
The ambrotype shows numerous scratches and abrasions with just average clarity, G. Housed in a full composition case. The eight plate tintype is heavily scratched—including the young solder’s face—with bends and cracked emulsion along the fault lines. No case.
Sold: $323.13
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