June 21, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Three Quarter Plate Tintypes of Armed Civil War Soldiers

Lot of 3 quarter plate tintypes presenting members of the Union army from early in the Civil War, including a standing soldier with an 1861 Springfield rifle and early bayonet scabbard. He wears a forage cap and enlisted frock coat and poses before a painted back drop of a camp scene. Housed in thermoplastic case bearing the design of "The Music Lesson" [K-37]. Also with a portrait of a private standing with a conversion musket, with uniform accoutrements befitting of his rank, housed in a pressed paper case with separation at spine. Lot completed by an image of a seated soldier armed with an Enfield rifle and wearing a full-length frock coat with standard accoutrements and dark trousers, housed in a full pressed paper case.

Condition:

Some plates with flaking and spotting. Image depicting the 1861 Springfield rifle with larger blemish near subject's left shoulder.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,063
06/21/2019

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