A light brown velvet pad with embossed crest on the inner verso side of the case protects the glass-covered photograph. Image is surrounded by a gilt metal mat with elaborate scroll and floral details. The outside of the case has ornate scrollwork and floral designs embossed on both sides, along with gilt trim. Tintype presents in good, as-found antique condition, with patina and some loss of detail on the image due to darkening.Velvet pad has minor discoloration and minor imperfections are present on the gilt mat surround. Union case has wear and minor dings commensurate with age and use, including scuffs, surface loss at edges and loss of gilding. What a fantastic addition to any antique photography or Civil War collection. 2-1/2 in width x appx. 3-3/8" in height (frame obscures borders of image) Dimensions/case: 3-1/4" in width (closed), appx.
3-3/4" in height, 3/4" in depth (closed). Item(s) will be professionally packed to prevent damage in transit. Feel welcome to message us with further questions or requests for more images, and thank you for looking! Your satisfaction is important to us.
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