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Southworth and Hawes Daguerreotype,
2003 Americana and Decorative Arts. Nov. 12 - 13.
in classic leather push button Boston case, gracefully posed middle aged gentleman, typical of the work of this fine shop, original paper seals.

Condition:  
Slight solar ring, still VG.
Sold: $632.50
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Pressed Steel Friction Auto,
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probably Northern Ohio, poplar secondary wood, turned legs, one board top, dovetailed drawer with replaced mushroom shaped brass knob, ca 1830-50; 18" wide x 16.5" deep x 29.5" high. > Item Details
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Jolly Black Man Mechanical Bank,
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