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CN04.  UCV (UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS) CANTEEN - ARIZONA MADE: I do not normally purchase UCV or GAR items, but this was very unique and tied to the state of Arizona, and being that my site is located in Arizona it just make sense to bring this back to the state where it was made.  Hopefully, there is a collector here in Arizona that would like it.  It is a United Confederate Veteran (UCV) canteen made for a Confederate reunion.  It is a miniture copy of a Confederate tin canteen, measure 4" x 4" with a tin screw top, and a linen sling.  Large enought for whiskey or tequila.  On the front you can see the faint outline of the letters "UCV" and on the back you can see the makers information: "O K" "Angel Contreras" "Wickenburg." The 1880 US Federal Census records show A. Contreras listed as a Tinsmith, and Wickenburg is a town in Arizona just west of Phoenix.  He most likely made this canteen for one of the few Confederate reunions held in Arizona.  Arizona play a small part in the Civil War, but after the war many veterans ended up in the state because of the gold, silver & copper mines.  The canteen is in outstanding condition!  Here is a unique piece of American history tied to both the Civil War and the state of Arizona.  

$395.00

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CN05.   US MODEL 1858 SMOOTH-SIDE CANTEEN WITH ORIGINAL CHAIN, STOPPER & SLING.  This is a smooth-sided model 1858 canteen complete with the original cover, chain, stopper and original sling. The cover has one small hole; otherwise it is in near-mint condition. The sling is compete, stopper cork is in great condition, chain is unbroken, with a dent on both sides. This is one of the better examples I have seen in a while. Free shipping. $365.00

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IMG01. QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE – TWO UNION OFFICERS DRINKING WHISKEY. This is a quarter-plate Tintype of two Union Officers with two whiskey bottles and two glasses filled with drink.  Both officers have rosy cheeks and gold painted buttons and epaulets, and each glass is tinted as well.  The image is house in the gold frame with original glass, but no hard case. Free Shipping.  $275.00

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IMG02. SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE – YOUNG CAVALRY SOLDIER – FLUTED COLT ARMY REVOLVER. This is a sixth-plate Tintype of a young cavalry soldier seated and holding a Colt Fluted Army revolver.  With rosy cheeks and piercing eyes, it’s hard to imagine such a young lad going off to war.  The image is house in a half case with original glass. The glass is un-cracked, but appears it have a scratch. Free Shipping.  $280.00

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IMG03. QUARTER-PLATE AMBRO-TYPE – TWO UNION SOLDIERS & THREE MUSKETS. This is a quarter-plate ambro-type of two Union soldiers with a stand of three Austrian M1854 "Lorenz" Rifle-Musket. The image is house in the gold frame with original glass and half of the hard case. Free Shipping.  $385.00

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IMG04. SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE – DOUBLED ARMED INFANTRY SOLDIER. This is a sixth-plate Tint

ype of a doubled-armedsoldier with a revolver in his belt and holding an 1853 3-band Enfield rifle. The solders has rosy cheeks, is wearing a ring on his small finger, and his uniform buttons are painted gold as well as the US on the buckle. The image is house in a full case with original un-cracked glass. Free Shipping.  $380.00

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