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    HAND-TINTED 1/6th PLATE TINTYPE OF UNKNOWN GAMBLER TYPE WITH PISTOL. A heavily-bearded man poses before a blank wall, proudly displaying a small pistol. He wears a suit coat and vest, and stares calmly into the camera lens. The photographer who added a pink tint to the subject's cheeks is unidentified. The tintype portrait is housed in an attractive embossed cardboard case with pressed velvet interior and a delicate clasp mechanism. Image is mounted behind glass and surrounded by a gilded, pressed-tin "frame." Although the cloth binding that keeps the front and back of the case together is beginning to separate, the image is attractive and in outstanding condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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