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Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype Portrait of a 1st New York Militia Private Holding Bayonetted Rifle-Musket

Sixth plate ruby ambrotype featuring a New York Militia private standing in full uniform including swallowtail coatee, holding a bayonetted rifle-musket in one arm and a plumed shako fitted with regimental device and chinstrap in the other. Housed in pressed paper case fully separated at spine. 

Condition:

Image mostly clear, with spotting/discoloration to mat. Case fully separated at spine, with general wear and tear including finish loss to edges/corners/raised surfaces and gilt loss to front cover.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$438
11/19/2020

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