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I have black & 8x10 photos by Broome, Gottscho, Doisneau,

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I have black & white 8x10 photos by Michael Broome, Samuel Gottscho, Robert Doisneau, Yuri Shalimov, Leo Ustiov, Todd Webb, Horst Bauman, Lord Snowdon and others. Also photos of Soviet Union, Nazi photos, negatives from NASA. Some photos of famous people from the 40's and 50's. Would they have any value or should I just through them away
Len Carducci
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 1 year ago.

Hi Len my name is ***** ***** you for your question. Yes the collection does have value. Each of the photos have to be looked at by a specialist to be sure. For example a silver gelatin photograph by Samuel Gottscho can sell at auction for $1,600.00 to $2,800.00 each, and Robert Doisneau $1,000.00 to $1,500.00. From the names you listed I am sure there are more. I suggest you have an auction house look at your collection. Here are two:

Swann Auction Galleries:

Daile Kaplan

Director

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Sotheby's New York

Christopher Mahoney

  • Head of Department
    Photographs
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  • Fax: +1(###) ###-####/li>
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If you need any further assistance let me know. Tim