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Scarce Quarter Plate Union Case, Crossed Cannon, Brown [Berg 1-18]

Includes a quarter plate daguerreotype portrait of a man with thick sideburns.

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

Condition:

Case with surface soil, general wear at corners and edges, with one very small crack to upper right edge of front cover interior and some small areas of discoloration (lighter brown areas) throughout. 

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$216
01/31/2019

 

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