June 21, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Three Sixth Plate Tintypes of Soldiers Armed with Pistols and Sword, One Displaying a Rare Bacon Percussion Revolver

Lot of 3 sixth plate tintypes featuring armed Union soldiers. Includes portraits of an enlisted man posed with an 1849 Colt Pocket revolver, housed under mat and glass, and a double-armed soldier brandishing a Colt Army Model 1860 and rare 1860 Bacon Percussion revolver, housed in full pressed paper case. Also with image of a standing soldier, wearing a private's frock coat, along with a non-commissioned officer's belt and cavalry saber, both of which are likely studio props, housed in a pressed paper case separated along spine.


Estimate: $500 - $700
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