[CIVIL WAR]. Civil War gem tintype of armed African American soldier. N.p., [ca 1860s].

Approx. 1 in. dia. tintype portrait of a young African American soldier in uniform, wearing a model 1858 forage cap, holding a single shot percussion pistol. (Significant surface wear, although details of portrait are still visible, with good contrast.) Housed in half "oreo" thermoplastic Union case with geometric design (cracked edge between 4 and 5 o'clock previously repaired, chip at 3 o'clock). 

Estimate: $150 - $300

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