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    McClellan & Pendleton: Rare 1864 Ferrotype in Superb Condition. These velvet covered frames, with suspension loop at top, were used in 1860, and to a lesser extent through 1872. The cloth borders were particularly susceptible to wear and deterioration and very few examples have survived in this condition. The tintype inserts themselves are near mint, the only trivial flaw being some minor abrasion around the very edge on the Pendleton side. Note that the present example is a different variety from the one pictured by Sullivan as GMcC 1864-53. Diameter 23mm.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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