Lot 1360    

CDV of Buffalo Bill Cody,
2005, Historic Americana / June 9-10
early albumen of young Cody in suit with black broad-brimmed hat and overcoat, imprint along bottom Sarony, 680 Broadway./BUFFALO BILL.

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Quarter Plate Tintype of a Black Infantryman,
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CDV of Indians at Cheyenne Agency, D.T.,
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Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of  a Musical Instrument Repairmen,
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Exceptional Early Baseball Team Photograph,
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5" x 7" plate on an oversize mount depicting (10) players of the Pop and Go Base Ball Club. This is a very early baseball image, possibly as early as 1850 (not later than 1865). All players have their positions embroidered on their pants and all are wearing unusual "Zouave"-style hats. One of the... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Federal Fifer,
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Framed Tintype of Union Soldier with Austrian Lorenz Musket,
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Lot # 543 - Tintype of Civil War Soldier "Burdett Kelley",
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