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Daguerreotype Photograph Gentleman’s Portrait Antique 1/4 Plate Union Case

$225.00 $202.00

  • Beautiful Large 1/4 Plate Light Brown Thermoplastic Photograph Case 
  • “Capture of Major Andre”, Listed Berg 1-22
  • Manufactured by S. Peck & H. Halvorson. (1855-1857)
  • Interior holds a Purple Velvet Cushion
  • Included Daguerreotype: Great Clear Portrait of an Aged Gentleman, Lightly tinted cheeks
  • Photo is in ornate brass mat, protector, and glass  
  • Case measures approx. 4-7/8″ W x 4″ H x 7/8″ Thick (closed) 
  • Great addition for any collection!

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Description

good overall condition for its age. The case shows some minor scratching throughout and very minimal chipping along the edges. Amazing display condition. The interior has a slightly worn purple velvet cushion, original brass hinges that work well and are slightly loose. The clasps does not hold shut. Dag was not pulled out: visible tarnish along the mat edges and some spots of discoloration seen.The included daguerreotype is in good condition, showing some mild scratching and a few small spots of discoloration. Very nice halo. It appears to have been previously cleaned/restored as the back has been resealed.

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