Antique Photography Consignment

AUCTION ANTIQUE PHOTO COLLECTIONS

We auction and consign antique photographs with a special focus on images of historical note from the 1850s-1890s.

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Antique Photo Collections & Albums

We buy and consign collections of original antique photos of historical or noteworthy value, including vintage photo albums filled with such images.

Topics of interest include military, ocean liners / ships, early sports and teams, historical places, famous people or events.

Sell antique book collection

Daguerreotypes / Ambrotypes / Tintypes

The daguerreotype typically dates from 1839-1860 and was the first photographic process in history that was widely used by the public.

We are interested in purchasing or consigning images dating to the Civil War, including portraits of Union and Confederate soldiers in uniform. 

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Carte de Visite (CDVs)

The CDV was a type of small photograph popular in the mid 19th century, usually measuring around 2.375″ x 4.25″ and mounted on a card.

Desirable CDVs should picture historical figures, unusual portraiture or activities. 

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Cabinet Cards

The cabinet card – essentially a photograph mounted on a card, suitable for display in 19th century cabinets, became popular for studio portraits after 1870. Cabinet cards typically measure ​4.25″ x 6.5″ and are generally pictures of ordinary people.

Cabinet cards featuring portraits of people of interest or some social /  historical significance are most desirable.

We do not buy run-of-the-mill family portraits of people who do not have historical, military or entertainment status.

No portraits of great-grandmother, please!

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