1) Japanned quarter plate case (black lacquer) with Mother of Pearl inlay. Contains 2 quarter plate daguerreotypes, one of a man, the other of a woman. Chair looks like Boston school.

2) Half plate Mother of Pearl case. Contains half plate ambrotype of a gentleman.

3) Ninth plate painted scene case. Mother of Pearl inlay on front corners. Contains 2 ninth plate ambrotypes.

4) Quarter plate case with Mother of Pearl inlay. () Includes tintype of a girl with a doll.

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Condition:(1) Clasp works. Beautiful front and back. Attractive spine. Front spine is weak. Both daguerreotypes in very good condition. (2) Case split. Front and back attractive, but poor condition and missing rails. Ambrotype in fair condition. (3) Spine is ripped and missing some pieces, but holds together. Ambrotypes in fair condition. (4) Crude taping job at spine. Tintype has bends.

Estimate: $300 - $600
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