Ca1870 Occupational Tintype Photo Of Cigar Salesman W/ Cigar Box & Cigars For Sale

Rare and wonderful original, ca1870, Occupational Tintype Photograph of a Cigar Salesman displaying an open Box of Cigars. This wonderful, Sixth Plate size, Tintype Photo measures approx. 2 1/2" by 3” and pictures a rather young Salesman wearing a beaver fur top hat, jacket and rather long gold watch chain. In his right hand he displays an open cigar box with cigars. The young Salesman is not smoking a cigar and it is obvious from the content of this image that he is displaying his “wares”.


While the Image is unidentified and undated, the style of the Cigar box and the design of the inner box label are typical of the late 1860’s and 1870’s period.


This wonderful, 1870's Cigar Salesman, Occupational Tintype Photo is in very good condition. The Image exhibits sharp focus, strong contrast and rich tonality. There are a few tiny and scattered spots of surface loss, a couple of small and unobtrusive scratches as well as some very shallow and unobtrusive surface bends. The tintype is housed in one half of a hard case with brass mat and binding.


A very rare and wonderful, ca1870 Occupational Tintype Photograph of a Cigar Salesman displaying an open Box of Cigars and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!

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On Apr-10-13 at 20:34:55 PDT, seller added the following information:

PLEASE ALSO NOTE: We will be leaving for 16 days (much needed) vacation on the evening of Wednesday April 17th (less than 2 days after this sale closes) and we will be away until Saturday May 4th. All items paid for by 1PM Eastern Time on Tuesday April 16th will be shipped before we leave, items paid for after that time will not be shipped until May 6th at the earliest - If this is a problem for you then PLEASE DO NOT offer ON ITEMS IN THIS WEEK'S sale. Thanks for your interest in our weekly sales and for your support over the past 15+ years. We plan to continue to offer our usual selection of rare and interesting lots for sale on in the years to come!!


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