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Six Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Men

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
674
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Six Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Young Men, mounted in pressed-paper/leather cases, (imperfections).
Estimate $500-700

All have some degree of tarnish, most are minor, a few with spiders, most with dust, one may be a copy as the image is faint, one slightly out of focus has several light scratches, three of the cases are missing covers, one is split and one intact, one with no case is just under glass, brass mat, and embossed brass protector.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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