Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Two Tiny Tintypes

Buffum collection, inventory #59

From, Ballston Lake, NY, refer to CS58 for additional information– approximately 100 buttons. Black hard rubber ball, chinas, black glass, 2 tiny tintype photo buttons with celluloid covers, brass conventional and picture buttons, waistcoats, gilts, red fabric-covered, MOP, veg ivory, charmstring glass, black glass with luster horsehead, steel oval, striped glass with pinshank.

A number of steel buttons had to be removed due to excessive corrosion. Several white metal buttons were also removed for same reason

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