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    Posted 12 years ago

    theantique…
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    tintype ambrotype and daguerreotype i love the way some of these have that unique shine to it the tintype are cool if you put a magnet to it they actually stick nice find !!!

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    1. scottvez scottvez, 12 years ago
      Photo 1: tintype in CDV size mount. This style of mount and the clothing date this piece to the late 1870s- 1880s.

      Photo 2: Looks like a tintype as well and from the same time period.

      Photo 3/ 4: Both are paper images and date from 1880s- 1900.

      Scott
    2. theantiqueking570 theantiqueking570, 12 years ago
      why does photo 3/4 still have that shine i thought only Daguerreotypes only have that hologram look ......where i received these photos this family dates back almost 200 years ago early 1800's the old man saved everything from his grandparents ..he was 97 when he died 3 years ago
    3. scottvez scottvez, 12 years ago
      You will see that shine on other formats. A dag is a "hard image" and not on paper.

      Do an online search under "daguerreotype" and you will quickly see what I am talking about.

      Scott
    4. scottvez scottvez, 12 years ago
      Here is a link to the Daguerrian Society FAQ pages:

      http://daguerre.org/dagfaq.php

      Scott

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