LET ME SAY . . . That although the silver was previously cleaned and there are mat scrapes since Casey has done proper sixth plate restoration, the daguerreotype is worthy of any collection that contains likenesses of two male characters. The chap on the left had his lips clenched around a seegar and his companion cradled a clay pipe in his mouth. With an arm clamped against his buddy?s shoulder an unknown operator used what skills he possessed to execute this fantastic solarized record. The friends are held in a complete leather case with a repaired hinge. The luminosity is exemplary!