Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Marktk36thIL

USMC Tintype

Recommended Posts

Here's a very young Marine in regulation uniform with piped jacket, white buff leather, and headgear (M insignia is gilded over). These images are much more rare than Confederate images from the war. This was a 1/6th tintype.

 

I ended up selling the image to pay for another grouping that I need to do some further research before publishing it.

post-220483-0-58823200-1574436133.jpg

post-220483-0-58823200-1574436133.jpg


Mark K.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Beautiful image , and the tinting is top shelf. These are very rare indeed.In 30 plus years collecting civil war I can recall seeing 3 and that’s counting this one and the one scottiques posted here a month or so ago. Thanks for posting. Mike


donation2014.gifdonation2017.gifdonation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Awesome picture - very, very cool - with some Confederate images getting about 10K these days - what would this be worth?


donation2012.gifdonation2013.gif

donation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gifdonation2017.gif

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very scarce image indeed! Also very clear and crisp and I agree with Skypilot excellent tinting.


Always looking for items associated with the China Marines! Visit chinamarine.org

donation2007.gifdonation2008.gifdonation2009.gifdonation2010.gifdonation2011.gif

donation2012.gifdonation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif
donation2017.gifdonation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I ended up selling this one for $1600. Matt Flemming of The Civil War Image Shop listed it for $1800 but never did sell for that amount. Maybe it could have if I waited long enough, butni needed the capital to move onto a regiment I collect specifically.


Mark K.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I recall seeing this on Fleming's site...top portrait! I was watching it for awhile but never had the available funds


-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

donation2007.gifdonation2008.gifdonation2009.gifdonation2010.gifdonation2011.gif
donation2012.gifdonation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif
donation2017.gifdonation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.