Lot 2146    

Album of Sixteenth Plate Tintypes, Including Portrait of Cat
12/6/2012 - American History: TIMED Auction - ends 12/17
Lot of 88 gem-sized tintypes. Album is 3.25 x 3.5 in. leather with raised equal-armed cross. Spine has gilt designs and Album. Page edges also gilt. All portraits of people except the last.

Condition:  
Paper around a number of slots for images torn (no images in them) - it would have held 96 images originally. One half of clasp broken. Binding separated in center. Tintypes typical with a few bends, no major scratches or corrosion noted. No attempt to remove any of them from the album pages, however.
Sold: $105.75
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