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    Quarter Plate Cased Tintype: Confederate Artillery Lieutenant, ca. 1860s in a fantastic "Money Musk Dance" gutta percha union case. The Confederate soldier is standing in a photographers studio looking a little bewildered. He has a great kepi with the letters "SG" (State Guard) gilded, tinted pink cheeks & purple collar, very nice frock coat with gilded lieutenant boards, all buttons on coat are also gilded, and finally a parade sword with gilded hilt and scabbard. Very pleasing image. Measures approximately in case 4" x 5".

    Condition: Fine-very fine, case is excellent.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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