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Soldier with Eagle Head Sword & Pistol Sixth Plate Ambrotype.

A soldier with a handsome eagle head sword in his hands, and a single shot pistol in his belt, with his forage cap on a table next to him. The image has gold on his buttons, sergeant’s stripes, sword hilt and buckles. The eagle head sword appears to be of the 1821 pattern. The image is in a leatherette case, which has a name in it that has been crossed out. There is a paper label on the image identifying it as 1840’s, but the uniform and cap suggest Civil War.

Condition: The image is dark, but very clear, and despite the god paint, the details of the sword are quite clear, The leatherette case is separated at the hinge. It has traces of mildew on one side.

Size: The image is 2 7/8 by 3 ¼ inches. The case is slightly larger.

Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance.

 

Condition:

See photos. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups.

Estimate: $250 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$272
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.