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[Civil War - Cased Images] Civil War Sixth Plate Double Tintypes of Soldiers & Their Wives 
3/22/2012 - American History: Online Auction
Lot of 2, including: a sixth plate faithful dog case containing a tintype of two soldiers and a tintype of two women; and a sixth plate acorn motif case housing a tintype of three soldiers and a tintype of three women.

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[Political Americana - Lincolniana] Abraham Lincoln ALS Written During the Lincoln-Douglas Debates 
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[Civil War - Manuscripts] Civil War Letters from Pvt. Frances M. Leach, 4th Maine Infantry 
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[Civil War - Cased Images] Sixth Plate Tintype of Young Boy Displaying 1860 Colt Revolver 
Lot # 16 - [Civil War - Cased Images] Sixth Plate Tintype of Young Boy Displaying 1860 Colt Revolver 
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[Political Americana - Lincolniana] Abraham Lincoln CDVs 
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[Political Americana - Lincolniana] Abraham Lincoln Photograph By Hesler, Printed by Ayres 
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7.125" x 9.125", with Ayres' signature on verso and blindstamp at lower left of recto. This image of Lincoln was captured by Alexander Hesler in Springfield on June 3, 1860, just two weeks after he had accepted the Republican nomination for president and before he started growing his famous beard. ... > Item Details
[Civil War - Veterans] Gettysburg 50th Anniversary Medal of a New York Veteran 
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[Civil War - CDV] Civil War Medal of Honor Winner Benjamin Tracy Autographed CDV 
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[Civil War - Veterans] Midwestern GAR Ribbons 
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