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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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