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Scarce Quarter Plate Union and Constitution 1 Containing Tintype of Civil War Soldier [Berg 1-19/2-7]

Includes quarter plate tintype of Civil War soldier marked "Washington / Jan. 17th 1862," on verso, with modern label identifying his firearm as an 1855 Maynard Primer Musket.

Provenance:Paul K. Berg Collection of Nineteenth Century Photographic Cases and Wall Frames

Condition:

Case with chip/loss to lower left corner of front cover and all corners of back cover, chip to bottom edge of back cover, minor spots of loss/discoloration to design on front cover. 

Estimate: $150 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$300
01/31/2019

 

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