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Cased Militia Officer's Half Plate Ambrotype

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Cased Militia Officer's Half Plate Ambrotype, c. 1850s, standing image with a plumed shako sitting on a table, soldier with his arms crossed in a frock coat with epaulets, sash, sword, and sword belt, inside of the thermoplastic union case marked GENUINE UNION CASE,/IMPROVED./S. PECKS PATENT/OCT. 3D. 1854/H. HALVERSON'S PATENT/Aug. 7th, 1855./Assigned to S. Peck./S. PECK'S PATENT,/Feb. 5th, 1856., overall ht. 6 3/8, wd. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Some chips missing from the case, image is in very good condition.


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Keywords

Cased Militia