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TWO DAGUERREOTYPES OF AN UNKNOWN GENTLEMAN
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Lot of 2 anonymous, sixth plates in oversized octagonal mats, both of the same man. Has one of those "somebody" looks. You be the judge!

Condition:  
In full leather cases, both unsealed, one with significant scratch on nose.
Est $300 - $400
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