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Pretty Dark Brown Tone 9th Plate Littlefield Made 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 ninth plate size. It measures about 2-1/2 inches by 3 inches in overall size. It has the original brass matt. The maker's label is the case states that it was made made by Littlefield, Parsons & Company and is marked as a being made by manufacturers of "UNION CASE". On the sides of the case it has the design that is known as case #325, 'Geometric Scroll,' 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. This is a very pleasing looking original Civil War image case that just needs your image.

Item #: B8847
Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
Your Price:$69.00 USD
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