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Lot 7: Children Playing in a Schoolyard in Late Fall or Winter, ¼ plate daguerreotype

Be-Hold

January 4, 2020
Yonkers, NY, US

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Description

¼ plate daguerreotype. They wear smocks typical of Quaker dress. This small town may be in Pennsylvania. The decorations on the triangular peak of the barn at left may indicate a region. There is a horse inside the fence at the base of the tree. I don’t know of a daguerreotype with a similar subject. Clean, just short of rich.

Medium

Daguerreotype

Condition Report

3+

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Buyer's Premium

20.0%

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Conditions of Sale

Your bid is a contract to purchase the item at the level of the winning bid if your bid is the winning one. Your bid will be raised above the starting bid only as necessary to top any previous high bid that has been placed on a lot. You will also be responsible for the Buyer's premium of 20% (this includes the 5% for Invaluable), plus shipping and handling charges.

Be-hold will select a shipping method unless you have a special request. For important, large and heavy items material will need to be well packed and shipped by a secure means, and cost will be calculated accordingly. Foreign bidders must expect to pay applicable duty.

Material sent to addresses in NY State or picked up in New York State will be charged NY State Sales tax of 8.375% unless a NY State Resale or Exempt form is on file.

Please wait until you receive an Invoice that will include applicable shipping and handling charges, and taxes if applicable. Payment should be sent by the accepted means within 4 days of receiving the Invoice. Bidders outside N. America must pay by wire transfer-- bank details will be provided on the invoice.

Contract

Your bid is a contract to purchase the item at the level of the winning bid if your bid is the winning one. Your bid will be raised above the starting bid only as necessary to top any previous high bid that has been placed on a lot. You will also be responsible for the Buyer's premium of 15% plus 5% for Invaluable for total of 20%, and shipping and handling charges.

Condition Key

A detailed description of the condition can be found in the "Guide" on the home page of our be-hold.com website. The condition should be clear from the scans and descriptions. As a further aid, items are given a number grade in brackets at the end of each description.
[4] is reserved for photographs in rich, clean, undamaged condition.
[3] is material that is slightly less rich, with possibly some minor fading or soil as can be seen.
[2] is material with more handling, wear, fading -- but no damage.
[1] material in poor condition but offered because of importance.

Damage to the print is a different issue and is indicated by the prefix [D] in front of the condition code, such as [D3]. The nature of the damage will be indicated. This does not include damage to the mount, but not the print.

In some cases, a + or - will be added to the condition code to show which end of the condition category is applicable.

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Payment

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Shipping

Be-hold will select a shipping method unless you have a special request. For important, large and heavy items it is worthwhile to have the material well packed and shipped by a secure means. Foreign bidders must expect to pay applicable duty. The cost will be included in the shipping and handling charge.

Buyer's premium

For winning bidders on Invaluable, a Buyer's Premium of 20% (15% plus 5% for Invaluable) will be charged on each item.

NY State taxes

Material sent to addresses in NY State or picked up in New York State will be charged NY State Sales tax of 8.375% unless a NY State Resale or Exempt form is on file.