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  • Circa 1850 NAVAL PETTY OFFICER 6th Plate COLOR DAGUERREOTYPE Photo NAVY Pre CIVIL WAR Era Hand Tinted Antique




    6th Plate 


    Very Tastefully Hand-Tinted 



    circa 1850

    IMAGE # 238    

    • You Are Buying an 1850 Daguerreotype of a Young Naval Officer 
    • NAVAL PETTY OFFICER judging by his Dress
    • Probably 10 - 15 years prior to the American Civil War 
    • 6th Plate Daguerreotype
    • Case measures about 3.7" x 3.1" 
    • Hand - Tinted to represent a nearly FULL COLOR DAGUERREOTYPE Image!
    • This Image MAY have been encased in an Earlier Daguerreotype case previously, judging strictly by the mat and retainer shown here.
    • There appears to be a smaller, tighter oval ghost shown inside of the mat that you see (looking closely) 
    • Also, the case, mat and retainer are more ornate than they might have been on a circa 1840s - 1850s Image. 
    • Beautiful Example of Early Simulated COLOR Photography
    • His gilded gold buttons are shining and his well worn cap appears to have been tinted Navy Blue.
    • He's seems to be clutching his gloves in his right hand. 
    • Almost certainly an early NAVY Image 
    • Good+ to VG Condition for Age 
    • Photo is Very Attractive 
    • Very Little of Old Seals Remaining 
    • Image is Hallmarked  H.B. Eagle 4 (likely 40) 
    • Next Owner will want to have this Excellent Piece Re-Sealed 
    • Hand-Tinting is Outstanding as Seen Here 
    • Case is in Very Good Condition, but with Split Spine as shown  
    • Rainbowing around where Mat has been sitting on Image for more than a century as you can see 
    • Any Condition or other issues as pictured 
    • Please see all photos for best depiction of Condition.
    • And Please View these photos On your computer (Not just on your phone) prior to making a Buying Decision!
    • Shipping in the continental USA 
    • Shipping To USA ONLY on this Great Item!


    One of the Finest Examples of a Military / 

    Naval Daguerreotype That you will find Anywhere!