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Wide Wilderness: Western & Wildlife Works

Wed, May 22, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 270

Daguerreotype Portrait Photo w/ Gutta-Percha Case

Estimate: $150 - $300

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$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Daguerreotype portrait photograph depicting a well-dressed gentlemen. Housed in an ornate gutta-percha or thermoplastic case. Stamped "H. Wendell, Albany" along the gilt metal framing.

Provenance: Property from the distinguished collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Height: 4 3/4 in x width: 3 3/4 in x depth: 3/4 in.

Condition

Some discoloration along the edges of the photograph. Spots of discoloration to the gilt metal throughout. The hinges of the case are slightly loose. Light wear to the case.

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