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    Sixth Plate Tintype of a Young Civil War Federal Cavalryman in Distinctive Uniform. Superb quality and condition, early war soft emulsion, C. 1861. Wears bummer's cap, shell jacket with short standup collar and only two rows of piping with a single button. Wears saber belt, holding M1840 heavy cav. saber on which, interestingly, the guard is slightly bent. Housed in the original fine condition geometric leather case. Accompanied by a sixth plate ambrotype of an attractive young woman verbally identified as his wife. In mother of pearl inlaid papier-mâché case, hinge split, else excellent. Nice image.

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    December, 2010
    11th Saturday
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