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  • SOLD! Berg VERY VERY Rare VVR 1-155 Child with Bouquet (Extremely Rare F.C.Key Label - 1 other known) GUTTA PERCHA CASE Thermoplastic DAGUERREOTYPE Union Case Rarest of the Rare!

    $721.52 $650.00


    Circa 1855 

    Berg's Book Lists as 

    VERY VERY Rare (VVR) 

    Less than 10 Known to exist!!


    1-155 - Child with Bouquet 

    Nearly one of a Kind F. C. Key Label 

    Thermoplastic (GUTTA PERCHA) CASE

    Image # 129 

    • 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!!!