This ninth plate extravaganza includes 4 good thermoplastic union cases, 4 daguerreotypes, 14 ambrotypes, and 6 cased tintypes

That's 28 items, plus 4 ambrotypes that are in the cases.

1) Ballerina case. Front and back very good. No nicks. No stress cracks. Clasp works. Include ambrotype of woman (not shown).

2 - 5) Daguerreotypes. Excellent girl has clean Tyler Ad Card on reverse. Full case. Others have split cases. Girl with Mona Lisa smile has brown spots. Toddler holding something has brown spots. Boy with double buttoned sweater has tarnish & bad glass.

6) Octagonal case. Very good condition. Ambrotype has snowflake pattern (not shown).

7) Case with a cross. Very good condition. Good ambrotype of woman (not shown).

8) Geometric case. Very good condition. Good ambrotype inside.

9) Ambrotype of stunning woman in glasses. Very good.

10 - 12) Good ambrotypes. Young man, 2 young ladies.

13 - 22) Ambrotypes in poor to fair condition. Mostly full cases or split cases. 1 uncased.

23 - 28) Tintypes. 4 very good, 2 fair. 4 full cases, 2 half cases.

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


Condition:See description and images.

Estimate: $300 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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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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