Sell antique photos, cabinet cards, CDVs, tintypes or daguerreotypes
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.
We are interested in purchasing cabinet cards featuring portraits of people of interest or some significance.
We do not buy run-of-the-mill family portraits of people who do not have historical, military or entertainment status.
Tintypes / Daguerreotypes
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 images dating to the Civil War, including portraits of Union and Confederate soldiers in uniform.
Cartes de Visite (CDV)
Abbreviated 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.
We are interested in purchasing CDVs picturing historical figures or unusual portraiture.
Photos and Photo Albums
We buy original 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.