All are daguerreotypes.

1) Sixth plate. Father and son. Sixth plate. Very good. Resealed 1999. Black push button case.

2) Ninth plate thermoplastic wall frame with ninth plate daguerreotype. Woman in plaid dress. Heavy tarnish line encroaches on image. Wall frame very good and desirable.

3) Octagonal sixth plate. Man with face and hands tinted. Large light spot on shoulder. Great presence. Octagonal thermoplastic union case in good condition.

4) Sixth plate. Lady with gold earrings and gold brooch. Good. Perhaps some light scratches. Half case.

5) Sixth plate. 1840s lady with long gold chain. Good condition. Half case.

6) Quarter plate. Handsome stud of a man. Debris and spots mostly on glass. New glass will make this 'sing.' Half case.

7) Sixth plate. Attractive girl with black armbands on her sleeves. Good condition. Perhaps some light scratches. Uncased.

8) Sixth plate. Man with goatee. Light scratches. Half case.

9 & 10) Sixth plate. Woman with smile, young man with high hair. Woman has either aggressive buffing or sideways wipes. Young man in good condition. In japanned case (black lacquer) with mother of pearl inlay. Front and back lids are severed.

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Condition:Read individual condition reports. Range is mostly good to very good.

Estimate: $450 - $700
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