You Are buying a circa 1855 Ambrotype Era Case
Listed on Page 122 of Paul K. Berg's Book "19th Century Photographic Cases and Wall Frames" 2nd Edition as VERY VERY Rare (VVR)
- Number 1-155 'Child with Bouquet'
- Possibly one or two of a kind F.C. Key Label
- Very Very Rare GUTTA PERCHA (Thermoplastic) CASE
- Probably Pre CIVIL WAR Era
- Measures about 3.15" by about 2.75" In The Case!
- Probably Good Condition!
- Chips as seen
- Image and Velvet retainer is a little fat, so case doesn't close squarely, Snap is chipped off as seen, so case doesn't snap shut
- VERY VERY Rare in ANY Condition!
- Extremely Rare F.C. Key Label was Glued as seen, Long, Long Ago!
- Photo has cracklature as seen
- Any Condition or other Issues as pictured
- This Estate Piece has seen Good Treatment and Gentle Handling for over 150 Years!
- Please see photos for all details & Best Depiction of Condition
- And PLEASE look at this item on your Computer before you BUY!, not Just your Phone
- Calculated Shipping in the continental USA
- Shipping To USA ONLY on this Super Unique Item!
Very VERY RARE in Any Condition!
Less Than 10 Known to Exist!!!