November 19, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Quarter Plate Ambrotype Portrait of a New York State Militia Sergeant with Sword and Bearskin Cap

Quarter plate ambrotype featuring a New York State Militia sergeant wearing a well-trimmed swallowtail coatee with bullion epaulettes and sash, holding an NCO sword, and sitting beside a European-inspired bearskin cap. Housed in a geometric union case [Berg 3-22]. 

Condition:

Image with loss/crackling to emulsion and light spotting. Mat and preserver with heavy spotting/discoloration. Case with light nicks/chips to edges, corners, and raised surfaces. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$375
11/19/2020

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