Antique Gutta Percha Union Company Photo Case circa 1850. This material was one of the first man-made plastic ever manufactured; made from resin of certain trees from Malaysia. The front is in very good condition though there are cracks on back that have been restored/stabilized. The photograph has disintegrated in some sections. please see close-up photos; hinges are very good. Measures 4" L X 3 1/2" W. X 1" D. Last photo, #7 shows damage.
Item ID: PJ 152
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