Sixteenth plate daguerreotypes are 1 5/8 x 1 3/8 inches. All images are sixteenth plate size and all cases accommodate sixteenth plate images.

This lot consists of 21 items:

1) Daguerreotype. Young woman with bottleneck curls. Very good. Thermoplastic union case in very good condition.

2) Daguerreotype. Woman smiling with head tilted. Tarnish, but very good. Thermoplastic union case in very good condition.

3) Daguerreotype. Stunning young lady with braided side buns and earrings. Heavy tarnish. Thermoplastic union case in very good condition.

4) Daguerreotype. Man with bow tie. Poor condition with green spots. Heavy tarnish. Thermoplastic union case shows wear.

5) Thermoplastic union case in good to very good condition, with just one small nick on the back.

6) Daguerreotype. Girl wearing plaid dress. Very good condition. Full case with new tape at spine.

7) Daguerreotype. Lady with long hair, clasping hands. Good condition. Full case shows wear.

8) Daguerreotype. Young lady with striped scarf. Heavy tarnish. Worn full case with incongruent tape at spine.

9) Daguerreotype. Woman. Lots of brown spots. Split case.

10) Daguerreotype. Pretty lady. Collar is discolored. Soiling. Half case.

11) Daguerreotype. Girl in plaid, hair parted in the middle. Brown spot. Half case.

12) Daguerreotype. Lady with gold brooch on collar. White residue on face. Heavy tarnish. Half case.

13) Daguerreotype. Lady with pink bow. Lots of spots on her face. Half case.

14) Daguerreotype. Man in formal attire. Poor condition. Half case.

15) Daguerreotype. Woman with curly hair at top of frame. Very good. Uncased.

16) Daguerreotype. Lady with bonnet. Scratches all over. Poor condition. Uncased.

17) Daguerreotype. Man with beard. Scratches on white shirt. Uncased.

18) Daguerreotype. Lady with cords for eyeglasses. White residue at top. Fair condition. Uncased.

19) Tintype. Young lady in vibrant dress. Good condition. Bends. Worn thermoplastic union case.

20) Ambrotype. Exotic young lady. Poor condition. Big spots. Uncased.

21) Piece of sixteenth plate glass.

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Condition:See description.

Estimate: $300 - $600
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