Wonderful image of a very fashionable little boy, wearing a fancy hat with feathers, and what appears to be a 2-piece Civil War-era belt buckle. Pencil notation behind image identifies him as Shecky. This 1/6th-plate brass-mounted Ambrotype is displayed in its exceptionally ornate gutta percha case, decorated with embossed images on front and back sides. Case made by A P CRITCHLOW & CO, with much of the original paper label intact.
Brass frame mount marked: W. BOWERS / CUTTING'S PAT. Case measures 3 3/8" x 3 3/4" when closed. Case closes easily, with no stress to hinges.
Case has sharp edges, and absolutely no chips, nicks, cracks, hairlines, touch-ups or repairs. Glass has no chips, cracks, hairlines, touch-ups or repairs, and the image is exceptionally clear. Guaranteed to be original, and not a reproduction! All items are from a smoke-free home.I take extra care in packing, and you will never find inked newspaper touching your new treasures. FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates. Make your listings stand out with FREE Vendio custom templates!
Over 100,000,000 served. Get FREE counters from Vendio today! The item "BOY with CIVIL WAR BELT BUCKLE Antique AMBROTYPE Photo GUTTA PERCHA Union Case" is in sale since Sunday, April 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Ambrotypes".
The seller is "pryankee" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.