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Unique Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Civil War Ordnance Sergeant, Likely Confederate

Sixth plate ambrotype featuring a mustached man wearing a unique modified sack coat appearing to feature a curious cloak-like closure affixed to the first button. Also appearing on the coat are Ordnance Sergeant insignia consisting of three stripes surmounted by a star. Housed in full, thermoplastic Union case with geometric design [Berg 3-103]. A curious image.

 

Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,125
06/26/2020

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