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Sale 41: Western Postal History

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Ephemera - Early Western Photographs

Lot 64

(Photos) Mining Scene at Coloma in 1850. Rare quarter plate + in size daguerreotype in velvet lined case showing group of Miners including Chinese Mine Workers With Pans, Log Tom and what appears to be a Rocker, a rare mixed group shot, with note attached to inside velvet on Phil. B. Bekeart letterhead reading "Mining Gold at Coloma (Sutters Mill) California about 1850-51, The center figure - with shovel is Martin Allhoff of Coloma - This presented to Phil B. Bekeart by Martin J. Allhoff - son of Martin Allhoff"; daguerreotype easily viewed, case hinge separated, Very Fine.
Estimate    $10,000 - 15,000.

Realized: $22,000

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