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    Quarter Plate Early War Tintype Of A Federal Zouave In Mint Figural Thermoplastic Case. Based on careful examination of the image we believe this to be a period copy tintype although extremely well done and difficult to detect. Wears dark colored Zouave uniform with kepi, tight waist length jacket which displays two medals, one of which appears to be a sixth Corps badge, waist belt with plate not discernible, huge pantaloons with white gaiters. Holds Mississippi rifle with saber bayonet fixed, although a saber bayonet is also visible in the scabbard on his belt so the rifle was Early war soft emulsion doubtless a studio prop passed from soldier to soldier as they were photographed. Early war soft emulsion image with some minor bluing but excellent and quite crisp. Housed in a very fine figural thermoplastic case "Sir Roger DeCoverly and the Gypsies" Very fine with just a few minor chips and hairlines and one small hole at a hinge. Very crisp. Rare image in a great case.

    Estimate: $700 - up.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
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