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Collector's Auction

September 24, 2009 – September 25, 2009

Lot #975
Temp #201
Sold For $350.00   (hammer price)
 $402.50   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated September 26, 2009


(PHOTOGRAPHY) DAGUERREOTYPES: gutta-percha hinged case with two oval color-tinted portraits of a gentleman with his arm on books, overall portraits quarter plate, and double hinged magnifying lenses mounted in leather card, interior case Masher's Improved Stereoscope-Phila-Patents March 8th 1852 from Broadbent & Co.'s Daguerran Rooms. No. 136 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia". Front case has two cupids and lyre, back case has medallion, open book on altar and quotes from the Lord's Prayer. Case measures 5" x 4" overall."


Very minor wear to leather magnifying board.

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