Unusual Civil War Period Spinning Photo Locket Small Soldier Tintype


  • Very Cool Antique Civil War era Piece
  • Round cut Tintype (likely originally a 1/16 plate) Shoulders-up Portrait of a young handsome Union Soldier
  • Interesting Brass Spinning Locket case.  Reverse side of the photo case has a decorative shield and lacquer accent.  The outer ring has what looks like hand-engraved decor (See photos).
  • Photo measures approx. 15/16″ Diameter, locket (incl. outer ring) measures approx. 1-1/4″ Diameter
  • Great addition to any collection!


SKU: 60416 Category: Photography Tags: 1800s, antique, Photography, Tintype, Victorian


Good overall condition. The tintype shows some light scratching and some loss near the bottom edge. The locket is missing the original glass over the photo, and appears to have original had a lid that closed the case (which is now missing). Brass shows some moderate patina


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