Large lot of 50 daguerreotypes breaks down like this:

7 quarter plates in half cases. One is overmatted, so fits into a larger custom case. (5F, 1G, 1VG - EXC.)

7 quarter plates, uncased. (C5F, 1G, 1 VG.)

2 ninth plates on one quarter plate mat with double openings. Children. (VG.)

23 sixth plates with mostly half cases. (4P, 6F, 8G, 5VG.)

11 sixth plates, uncased. (4P, 5F, 2G.)

Condition Key: EXC = Excellent. VG = Very good. Relatively free of condition issues. G = Good. Light wipes. Minor stains. F = Fair. Noticeable wipes or stains. P = Poor. Faint image or egregious blemishes on face.

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


Condition:See description.

Estimate: $700 - $1,300
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PLEASE NOTE: The auction is being executed by The Daguerreian Society and all questions about the auction and condition requests should be directed to Greg French at  auction@daguerreiansociety.org.

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