rare, 12 inch by 16 inch, Gilbert Gaul
lithograph entitled, "Taking the Ramparts".
The litho was published by D. Appleton &
Company, New York, during the early
clear SIGNED CDV of LT. Henry H. Klock of the
9th ILL. VOL. INF.--$95.
of Confederate President, Jefferson Davis.
The image remains relatively clear, but does
have a little chipping around a couple of
rare and in very nice condition, DOUBLE Mosby
signed Cabinet card. The Cabinet card is
from Cook's Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, and
John Singleton Mosby himself gives a brief
history of the origin of the portrait and also,
additionally signs the Cabinet card on the
reverse. I suspect that very few DOUBLE
Mosby signed Cabinet cards exist.--$2,950.SOLD
rare to find these days, an original, Election
of 1864, Union Presidential Ticket, from Miami
County, Ohio. It lists Abraham Lincoln
as the Presidential candidate and Andrew
Johnson as the candidate for Vice President.
The ticket is in very nice condition, matted,
and ready to hang.--$195.
War Era, large CDV album containing 15 images,
some of which are military, and some of which
are civilian. The rarity in the album is
a small piece of a Confederate flag that was
captured at the Battle of Jackson Mississippi,
on May 14, 1863. Beneath the flag
fragment is a yellowed, aged paper label
giving the history of the fragment. I
have seen Confederate flag fragments on their
own bring more than we are pricing this entire
fully cased, 1/6th plate, tintype of a well
equipped Federal Cavalry trooper. He has a
Model 1860, .44 cal., Colt Army revolver across
his chest and an 1840 Heavy Cavalry saber
standing alongside. He is also wearing a
regulation Model 1851 Eagle sword belt rig and
has a clearly visible crossed sabers hatpin on
his cap. The image is cased in a
beautiful, patriotic, Gutta Percha, "UNION"
case. The case is marked, "Littlefield,
Parsons & Co." patent union cases. Only a
few images per year this nice come along.--$750.
- clear fully cased 1/6th plate tintype a young
Federal enlistedman. This is a seated pose
wearing a shell jacket (likely artillery), and
has nice clarity with no flaking at all.--$150.
plate, ambrotype of two seated Union soldiers
that look to likely be brothers. One is
wearing a standard kepi, and the other is
wearing an earlier Mexican War era hat.
The image is out of an Ohio estate and remains
nice and clear.--$150.
crisp albumin photograph of Corp. John A.
Gilmore and his 5 brothers along with an
individual CDV of Corp. Gilmore. Gilmore
was a member of Co. "E" - 9th Ill. Vol. Inf. and
was involved at both Battles of Fort Donelson
and Shiloh.--$195. for BOTH IMAGES
rare "From Life" CDV of Confederate Brigadier
General Humphrey Marshall. General
Marshall was from Kentucky and was very active
during the Civil War Era, both militarily and
plate, tintype of a double-armed, young Union
Infantry soldier. He is wearing his US
beltrig with a sideknife stuck behind his belt
and his Springfield musket at his side.
This image is in a 1/2 hard case and has very
good content, but is unfortunately darker than
we would like for it to be. Even though
somewhat dark, it is still a very nice
plate tintype of a fully equipped, Federal
Infantry Enlistedman. This is a standing
view wearing a 9-button frock coat with US
beltrig and cartridge box at his side.
His musket with bayonet stands in front of
him. The photograph is taken in front of
a patriotic backdrop with tents, canons, and
flags. The photograph is housed in a 1/2
hard case and remains in good stable condition
with no flaking at all. The only
negative is the image is unfortunately darker
than what would be ideal. Even though
dark, the image has great content and would be
a nice addition to a collection.--$175.
rare "From Life" Anthony CDV of Confederate
General Sterling Price. The image is a
bit faded and has been trimmed to fit a 1/6th
plate hard case. It may not be in
perfect condition, but it is definitely one
that is hard to come by.--$150.
scarce "From Life" C.D.V. of Confederate
General John C. Breckinridge. General
Breckinridge was a past Vice President of
the United States from the State of
Kentucky. During the Civil War,
General Breckinridge was assigned to the
Army of Tennessee under Confederate General
Braxton Bragg. General Bragg accused
General Breckinridge of being in a drunken
state at the Battles of Stones River and
Missionary Ridge and thereby contributing to
Confederate defeats at these sites.
This is a Brady-New York image.--$195.
rare to find "from life" C.D.V. of
Confederate General Gideon Johnson Pillow.
Well known for surrendering Fort Donelson to
plate, fully cased ambrotype of a young
Union Private. The image has some
fading, but in good light, is all completely
visible. In the back of the case is
written "August 10, 1862, age 23".
This is a seated pose, and he is wearing an
enlisted man's 9 - button frock coat and
also his kepi.--$150.
size 1/9th plate tintype of a young Federal
soldier. He is seated and wearing a
Regulation Federal Enlistedman's Frock coat.
The image is housed in a 1/2 hard
cased, 1/9th plate, tintype of a young
Federal Soldier. This is a bust view,
and he is wearing an early war style
standing view of a Federal Cavalry officer
wearing his nine button officer's frock coat
with Lieutenant shoulder straps, a Model
1851 cast brass Eagle sword belt rig, and
his maroon officer's sash is visible at his
side. In addition, he has a Model 1860
Light Cavalry saber cradled in his arm.
This is a quite large 1/4 plate image in a
1/2 hard case. There are a couple
small scuff marks on the image, but it is in
overall good condition. It is really
hard to find a big 1/4 plate armed Cavalry
condition original "Carbon Studio" albumin
of Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard.
The image measures 4" by 6" and was
published by "M. Miley and Son - Lexington,
VA (Michael Miley)." It remains in
absolutely perfect condition.--$295.
War Era CDV of Benjamin Gratz Brown.
B. Gratz Brown was a well known Civil War
Era legislator from Missouri. Brown is
most well known for his extreme - near
radical anti-slavery position. A
rather scarce CDV to find.--$48.
of Federal General Jas. Shields.--$48.
clear BIG 1/4th plate fully cased tintype of a Federal Chaplin.
This is a full standing pose with his bible in his hand.--$295.
horizontal shot C.D.V. of Gen. Grant with
his entire family.--$65.
cased 1/6th plate tintype of a young Federal
Corporal. This is a seated outside
camp view with his Corporal stripes clearly
visible. The case is a very cool Union
Patriotic with the eagle and shield on both
less than "Drop Dead" mint
beautiful 1/9th plate gutta percha "S.
Peck & Co. - Improved Union
Case". If you have a killer 1/9th
plate image - Here is a case worthy of
this image weren't so dark - It would be a
BIG DOLLAR image. It is a 1/9th plate
tintype of a Federal BUGLER with his Bugle
in his hand. He is wearing a 9-button
Federal enlistedman's frock coat, and is
holding his bugle in his hand. You can
easily see the bugle, but the image is,
unfortunately, quite dark. Great
content, but because it is so dark - priced
to virtually give away.--$195.
rare hanging style ornate gutta-percha case
for a 1/6th plate tintype or ambrotype.
It is an "Improved UNION CASE"
with an "1859" patent date.
When this case came out of the estate sale
some of the corners were chipped, and I have
had them professionally restored. Perfect for your "extra nice
nice condition "E. & H. T. Anthony" backmark C.D.V. of "Maj. Gen. J.
clear Civil War era C.D.V. of "Little Mac" and his wife.--$85.
cased 1/6th plate tintype of a standing Federal Cavalry Trooper. He
is wearing his kepi, his Model 1851 sword belt rig, and has
his cavalry saber standing right in front of him. Nothing really
fancy about this guy - Just your typical Federal Cavalry Trooper ready to
clear "from life" full standing pose of a young Massachusetts cavalryman.
Crisp backmark of "AB'M Fisher - Photographer - 89 Washington St. -
of 5 CDVs and one tintype. This grouping includes two Civil War
soldiers - two Civil War era clergy - and two Span-Am. War
soldiers. There are a variety of different backmarks including a
rare San Francisco, Cal. one.--$175. for the entire collection - That's
less than $30. per image.
and tough to come by 1973 print of General Nathan Bedford Forrest that
was done by the Sons of Confederate Veterans over 30 years ago.
The print is BIG measuring 24 inches by 30 inches before framing and is
absolutely breathtaking once it's matted and framed. I seldom get
these in anymore.--$89.
plate ambrotype of a young Union soldier seated with who I
would guess to be his younger brother from his look and his
age. Both are seated, and the soldier is wearing a
frock coat and his kepi. The photo has nice clarity
but is not in a case.--$115.
engraving of Commodore Nutt and Minnie Warren.--$45.
1/6th plate tintype of a seated Union infantry
sergeant mounted in a one half hard case. He is wearing a 9-button blue trimmed
enlistedman's infantry frock coat with his sergeant stripes
clearly visible. He is also wearing his
regulation U. S. belt rig, but his U.S. buckle has
been gilted. The photo has nice clarity with only a
few tiny ageing lines.--$250.
1/4th plate fully cased tintype of a Union
Infantryman. He is standing at attention with his
musket with bayonet standing at his side. He is
wearing a U.S. belt rig with buckle, cap box, cartridge box,
cross belt, and eagle breastplate. The photo is just a
little dark but has very good content.--$295.
plate tintype of a young Union private. This photo is
in a half case, and the young soldier is seated wearing a
9-button enlistedman's frock coat and also has on his
kepi. The photograph is clear and not flaking at all
but is just a little dark. This photo is out of
central Ohio, and there is a 34 on his hat. I would
guess this young fellow is a member of the 34th Ohio Vol.
Inf. This is a neat little picture at a very
of a seated Union private. He is wearing an open frock coat
exposing his vest beneath. The photo has an unusual "Jas.
Hart Muscatine, Iowa" backmark.--$65.SOLD
view CDV of a salty old Union veteran. This old fellow looks
serious enough to have seen it all.--$50.
1/6th Plate tintype of seated Union
Infantryman. He is wearing a 9-button Federal enlistedman's frock coat...coat is
open showing his military vest beneath ...this photo is in nice condition and quite
clear -it is a little bit dark however. $125.
vintage CDV of a young Union musician. The musician's lyre is
clearly visible on his cap. There is a light crease from an old
bend across the top of the photo.--$50.