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Firefighter Tintype, Late 19th Century.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1097
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Firefighter Tintype, Late 19th Century. Half-plate photograph depicts a standing fireman, wearing a Gratacap-style helmet that reads "American Hose Company" at the top, with a large number 1 and the initials C.F.D.; he wears a dark double-breasted jacket, and sports a bold belt buckle and a shield, as he leans on a column with geraniums in a photo studio, in an old frame and mat, 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Belt buckle, Breasted, Buckle, Fashion, Firefighter

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