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    Exceptional Quarter Plate Tintype: Two Seated Gamblers Playing Cards. An image so remarkably sharp that you can make out the four clubs in the left gambler's hand! Also provides an excellent study of nineteenth century men's sartorial styles and facial hair. Mounted in a full leatherette case embossed with floral designs and framed with a fancy gold mat. Sadly neither the photographer nor the two gamblers are identified. A spectacular image in fine condition; the case is separated at the hinge but is complete and with the exception of minor scuffing, is in excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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