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Gem Sized & Slightly Larger Tintypes, Ambrotypes & More

Peck’s Patent Union case in thermoplastic with sixteenth plate ambrotype of young man. The case is excellent, with an oval on each side with a diamond pattern inside the oval. The image is dark but quitter clear, 1 5/16ths by 1 ½ inches.

Sixteenth plate portrait of an attractive young woman with a gold painted brooch at her throat, in a gold colored matte. 

An interesting small oval Union case with matte and glass, but no image within. The outside is smooth and plain while the inside is well-decorated. Excellent condition, 1 ¼ inches tall by 1 1/16 wide.

Sixteenth plate tintype portrait of two young women, probably sisters, circa 1880, in a nice gold colored matte.

Sixteenth plate tintype of a baby, in a gold colored matte, excellent, 1 ¼ inches by 1 5/16th.

Two sixteenth plate tintype portraits of young women, no mattes or glass. Both are 1 by 1 ¼ inches, very good condition. 

Oval tintype portrait of a young girl in a gold colored matte, 1 3/8 by 1 5/16 inches, good condition.

3 gem sized tintype portraits, two of beared men, one of a child, the men’s images being in gold colored mattes. Found by Mr. Buxtun in Portland, Maine. Very good condition. 

2 gem sized ambrotypes, one of a little girl, one of a woman, both in gold colored mattes. 

A gem sized portrait of a woman, with a sixteenth plate portrait of a man, and one in between of a child, not mattes or glass, but excellent.

A gem sized portrait of a girl in a larger god colored matte, excellent. 

8 gem sized gold colored mattes, some with glass, all very good to excellent. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

 

Condition:

Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

 

Estimate: $100 - $250
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$30
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.