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    WONDERFUL TINTYPE OF UNKNOWN LAWMAN - This 2.5" x 3" tintype depicts a confident young man in what appears to be a police uniform, wearing a large metal star over his heart, with a second round medallion to its right. His colorful scarf belies the serious nature of his pose. He stands in leather boots with his long-gun at his side, before a cloth backdrop in an unnamed photographer's studio. Image is housed in a handsome presentation case with embossed designs on the exterior and pressed into the interior protective velvet. Image is covered by glass and is presented in a gilt pressed-tin "frame." Exterior of case is faded and the hinge is nearly separated. Nevertheless, images of lawmen with their guns are rare and desirable - this one is no exception!

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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