1) Quarter plate double case. Sir Roger deCoverly & The Gypsies.

2) Sixth plate case. Fan of Cornucopias. With very good tintype of a man.

3) Sixth plate cases. Spray of Strawberries and Grapes. 4) Geometric. Double case. 5) Geometric.

6 & 7) 2 sixth plate wall frames, one with very good tintype of standing boy.

8) Oval velvet locket with sixteenth plate daguerreotype of handsome mustache man.

9 & 10) 2 sixteenth plate daguerreotypes in leather cases. Two different girls wearing plaid dresses.

11) Oval thermoplastic case. Vase of flowers motif. Tintype (or ambrotype) of child.

12, 13, 14) Sixteenth plates. Tintype of man in split case. Uncased ambrotype of beautiful young lady with jewelry. Uncased tintype of a man.

15) Half an oreo with paper photo.

This is a box lot, so special packing fees apply. See the shipping terms for details.


Condition:(1) Front has some roughness at top edge. Upper corners are rounded. Otherwise, very good. (2) Case is very good. (3) Nicks and cracks. Very good tintype of woman. (4) Missing liner left side. Very good otherwise. Very good tintype of child. (5) Poor condition. (6-7) Both fair. One with nick and repairs. The other with lots of repairs. (8) Very good. (9-10) One has brown spots, the other has weeping glass. (11) Very good, but hinge wobbly. (12) Fair condition. (13) Very good. (14) Very good. (15) Nicks.

Estimate: $400 - $700
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