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Shield Flag & Cannon Design 6th Plate Gutta Percha "UNION" Case
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This is an original image case that was designed to hold an image. These are the style case that are made of a thermoplastic material that is better known as a "Gutta Percha" case. They are high quality cases that held the best images of the Civil War era. It will hold the tintype style image as well as an ambrotype or Daguerreotype. This is the size that is known to collectors as the sixth plate size. It measures about 2.75 inches by 3.25 inches in overall size. On the sides of the case it has the design that is known as case #109, 'Shield with Flags, Cannons and the Liberty Cap, ' design case in the wonderful 1988 copy-written book entitled Union Cases; A Collector's Guide to the Art of America's First Plastics by Krainik, Krainik, and Walvoord. The maker's label is the case states that it was made by Littlefield, Parsons & Company and is marked as a "GENUINE UNION CASE". The casew displays quite well with some light wear and small chips. This is a very pleasing looking original Civil War image case that just needs your image.

Item #: A9271
Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
Your Price:$245.00 USD
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