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    John Brown: Circa 1861 Abbott Tintype. Sixteenth plate ( 1 3/8" x 1 5/8") portrait of John Brown, copied from a January 1857 daguerreotype, housed under glass in an embossed copper preserver. Pink pasteboard backing with pencil identification "John Brown". Lacks suspension loop. Issued as part of a series of tintypes by Abbott & Company of New York in 1861. The Brown example is likely the most desirable in the set. Heritage has sold one example which brought $4,062.50 in our November 23, 2013 Americana auction.

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    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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