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Type Internet Absentee Bidding
Price Realized 2,714.00 USD
Date Sold 3/12/2015

Lot # 68
Estimate 600.00 - 800.00 USD
Group - Category Books - Photographs
Lead [Occupational Tintype]. Black Laborer "C.H. Arbee"
Occupational Tintype of a smiling black man wearing a bib over rolled shirt sleeves. Marking on inside of tan velvet case reads “C.H. Arbee.“ Seated portrait, half plate, w/ copper frame, tintype in very good condition, leather case detached from hinges.
Name WAVERLY CATALOG #264 March 12, 2015
Auctioneer Quinn's Auction Galleries
Type Internet Absentee Bidding
Date(s) 3/12/2015
Postponed to Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM EST
Preview Date/Time Preview Dates & Times: Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 10:00 - 2:00 EST Monday, March 9, 2015 from 10:00 - 5:00 EST Tuesday & Wednesday, March 10 & 11, 2015 from 10:00 - 7:00 EST Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 10:00 - 6:00 EST
Checkout Date/Time Immediately following auction.
Location 360 S. Washington St.
Falls Church, VA 22046
Buyer Premium 18% Buyer's Premium applies.
Rare archive of materials relating to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights movement, incl. the Condolence Letter sent by President Lyndon B. Johnson to Mrs. King after the assasination of her husband. Provenance: The Stoney & Shirley Cooks Collection. Also rare and antiquarian books on natural history and science from The Raymond Sutton Jr. Collection. Historic photographs, find bindings, first editions, Children's Books, Americana and Illustrated Books.
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