24 tintypes. 2 portraits on milk glass. Miscellaneous parts.

2 tintypes in quarter plate cases (man in uniform smaller than the case). Quarter plate tintype in stand-alone frame. 2 quarter plate tintypes in metal mats and preservers. 13 tintypes in sixth plate cases (5 are in full cases, the rest are in half cases). 2 sixth plates in mat and preserver only. Ninth plate oval in case. 2 ninth plates with parts, no case. 1 ninth plate in broken wall frame.

Includes tinted lady with cross and flowers, man in uniform, and other fine portraits, including some with tinting.

2 oval opalotypes (also known as milk glass portraits). Quarter plate and sixth plate. Same woman, same day.

Also, 5 frames and a full 1840s daguerreotype case with various old paper photos.

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


Condition:The majority are in good to very good condition, most without bends. There are some that are in fair condition with oxidation issues. The opalotypes are in very good condition.

Estimate: $150 - $300
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