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    Great Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype Of Young Federal Soldier With Sharps Four Barrel Pepperbox. Superb quality, pristine condition. Wears nine button frock coat with light colored narrow brim campaign hat, buttons tinted gilt. Holds in his hand, with arm resting on table, a .30 caliber Sharps four barrel pepperbox pointed diagonally at the camera. Housed in what appears to be the original geometric thermoplastic but with several breaks on the corners. Absolutely the finest for quality and condition and a very rare weapon to appear in a Civil War image.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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