The original paper label is also present beneath the image. Manufactured by Holmes, Booth & Hayden, ca. Literature: Krainik's Union Cases, 1988 ed. Slight edge and corner wear on the case, as shown.There is play and a small area of loss on the lower hinge terminal (see close-up, photo #10). The interior velvet liner shows light wear. The ambrotype is in excellent condition; quite clear with crisp details.
Minor hazing on the perimeter noted for descriptive accuracy. A HTF example; highly-appropriate for the advanced collector of rare Union Cases and/or Civil War Ambrotype Images. See photos for complete details and close-ups.
Please consider them as part of the description. Image measures 2-3/4"W x 3-1/4"H overall.
Case is approximately 3-5/16"W x 3-3/4"H x 7/8D. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Civil War Soldier Ambrotype in Scarce 1/6th Fruit Bowl Union Case, c. 1860s, NR" is in sale since Thursday, September 03, 2015.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.