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Two Patriotic Sixth Plate Union Cases, Including a Very Very Rare Example, Containing Images of Men [Berg 1-66/1-69, 1-50/3-163]

Includes Shield, Cannons, and Flags with a Geometric design to back cover [1-50/3-163] and Liberty 1 with Stars in Corners, Plain Oval on back cover [1-66/1-69], classified as "Very Very Rare" in Berg. Cases contain a sixth plate portrait of an officer in uniform [1-50/3-163], as well as an endearing sixth plate tintype of a bearded man holding a child on his lap [1-66/1-69].

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

Condition:

Light wear as expected.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$688
08/15/2019

 

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