Lot 7    

JAPANESE AMBROTYPE, TWO YOUNG MEN
2002 Historic Americana. May 4.
Great sixth plate in complete wooden case, identified in Japanese characters as "Meiji 18, Inoue age 28 and Imai age 27.

Condition:  
EXC with extensive labeling in Japanese characters.
Est $250 - $350
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