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    Pristine 1860 John Bell - Edward Everett Ferrotype A virtually unimprovable example with flawless ferro surfaces and full original luster on the 1860-dated brass frame. Oddly Bell appears to have a "black eye;" however, this effect is in the photo. Under magnification it is clear that the left eyebrow is darker and bushier than the right (almost as if the photo negative had been retouched) and there is also a shadow effect in the eye socket itself. Viewed from a distance the effect is rather disconcerting but it is clearly as manufactured.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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