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Antique Photographica Sale

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Catalog for Auction # 30
Closing Saturday September 16th, 2017 at 3:00 PM US Eastern Time

Auction Local Time: Aug 17, 2017 19:05:49 EDT

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 English sliding box in box wet plate camera, circa 1850/60’s. The ground glass focusing screen measures 6.5” square. The lens is marked “Horne & Thornthwaite, No. 6036”. Comes with a wet plate holder and maroon leather lens cap. The camera is in excellent condition  
 C.P. Stirn concealed vest camera, no.1, circa 1886/92. This model has the original anodized brass finish and fully working shutter. Excellent original condition throughout.  
 W. I. Chadwick Mahogany & Brass Stereoscopic Camera, with rare flap shutter. The ground glass focusing screen measures 6” x 4”. The internal septum is resent. The lenses are a matched pair of 6” Wray. Excellent condition  
 Scarce, high speed Spitfire Camera. The camera was used for reconnaissance work. This historic item is from a plane that along with Hurricane played a pivotal role in the Battle of Britain. It’s Rolls Royce Merlin engine was later fitted into the USA’s P51 aircraft. The camera is in excellent working condition. The metal box measures 2” x 3.5” x 9”.  
 Korona 10” x 8” view camera with Gundlach Rapid Convertible. Comes with an extension and 5 double dark slides. The shutter is working but seems a little sticky at times and the speeds cannot be guaranteed. Excellent cosmetic condition  
 Rare, Military Stereo Daguerreotype by Antoine Claudet. Identified as Captain R. B. Chichester of the 81st Regiment of Foot. This lot includes a complete War Office record of his service, marriage etc. Comes with a Claudet leather slip case. The case shows minor signs of wear the image is excellent.  
 Stereo Daguerreotype by T. R. Williams, another early practitioner in London. Very good to excellent condition. Housed in a T. R. Williams leather slip case in excellent condition.  
 French stereo Daguerreotype of a young lady in Mascher style case. The image is in excellent condition. The case is very solid with only minor signs of wear.  
 French Stereo Daguerreotype of an attractive young woman in excellent condition. This model is seen in many images of this period.  
 Beautifully colored French half plate, oval Daguerreotype of a mother and her three daughters. A very attractive image in excellent condition.  
 Beautiful tinted, English half plate oval Daguerreotype, circa 1850. Housed in a full green leather case. The gentleman is reading the Illustrated London News. The case is solid but shows minor signs of wear, the image in excellent condition.  
 Beautifully executed American quarter Daguerreotype of a young woman. An incredibly sharp image in excellent condition, housed in a full black leather, push button case.  
 Quarter plate English Daguerreotype of a gentleman by Richard Beard, Beard’s trademark is gilt embossed on the obverse of the maroon leather case.  
 English quarter plate Daguerreotype of a family surrounding a chess set. Housed in a full maroon leather case. The image is in excellent condition.  
 English sixth plate Daguerreotype of a young gentleman. Housed in full leather case with minor signs of wear. The image is in excellent condition. No photographer indicated.  
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