1870s Tintype of Boston Police Officer & Civil War Vet (GAR Member) in Full Uniform
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1870s Tintype of Boston Police Officer & Civil War Vet (GAR Member) in Full Uniform

Code: pdb00000ma

$275.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1870s tintype of what appears to be a Boston, Massachusetts police officer. The officer is obviously a Civil War veteran from the fact that he is wearing an early 1870s GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) membership medal (please see detail above). He is pictured in full uniform, along with his club, badge and top hat. The tintype comes in a paper folder.

VINTAGE: Circa 1870s.

SIZE: Approximately 3-1/2" by 2-3/8" (tintype only).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Tintype, paper matting folder.

ATTACHMENT: Folder.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a police and law enforcement collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay PTNR-GWJ-13 LCDEX8/13 SLBGEX7/16

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): There is fading to the cover but the tintype is overall in very fine condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.