Four Scarce Sixth Plate Figural Union Cases [Berg 1-65, 1-67S, 1-83S, 1-91], Containing Daguerreotypes

Lot of 4 sixth plate thermoplastic cases with figural designs, containing a total of 6 daguerreotypes:

[Berg 1-65], containing a sixth plate daguerreotype of a man.

[Berg 1-67S], containing two sixth plate daguerreotypes.

[Berg 1-83S], containing two sixth plate daguerreotypes.

[Berg 1-91], containing a sixth plate daguerreotype of a young man.

Provenance:Paul K. Berg Collection of Nineteenth Century Photographic Cases and Wall Frames


Most with wear as expected. [1-83S] with losses at clasp and small crack to front cover near bottom right corner. [1-65] and [1-67S] both with cracks at clasp.

Estimate: $150 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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