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Folk Art1076 of 1447Some sort of Native American folk art?hand made harley Davidson motorcycle.
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Posted 4 years ago


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Found this tintype several weekends ago at a yard sale. Unfortunately the person I bought this from didn't have any information on this picture, she said she found it among her mother's estate. It is large tintype around
7"x 9" with painted embellishments ( see close ups ).


  1. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Nice painted tintype. Based on the size, painting and clothing I would say it is 1880s.

  2. artrhythmic artrhythmic, 4 years ago
    Hi scottvez, thanks for response and for stopping by. Cheers!
  3. August August, 4 years ago
    Love the painted embellishments. I have several hand-coloured photos myself. Love them.
  4. mikerube, 4 years ago
    get it appraised
  5. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    I'll save you some time and expense-- would you like to know the current market value?

  6. artrhythmic artrhythmic, 4 years ago
    Yes please, that would be great. Thanks. I appreciate your comments.
  7. NewEnglandCollector, 4 years ago
    Cowan's auctions will give you an expert estimate for free.
  8. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Most of these late 19th century painted tintypes will go in the range of about $25- $100.

    The biggest factor in that range is subjective opinion-- beautiful women, handsome men and cute children tend to push the high end. Additionally period framing will add to the value.

    I would expect yours to be on the lower end of that estimate.

    Thanks for sharing,


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