Weegee on eBay, June, 2015… (part 1) – “Weegee 1940’s silver Gelatin silver stamped “trumpet man”
Since this is an online filing cabinet let’s look quickly at a few recent (June 6, 2015) Weegee on eBay results, and file this under auctions…
“Weegee 1940’s silver Gelatin silver stamped “trumpet man””
Sold for $71.00
Seller was photoart50
Maybe the photo is a “silver Gelatin silver.”
Maybe the photo is stamped, by someone, not necessarily by Weegee.
The subject is not a “trumpet man,” he’s not playing the trumpet, perhaps a clarinet, and the subject is not “Architecture & Cityscape.”
“Weegee In great condition for its age and rarity” – is meaningless.
Was this photo made by Weegee?
Hard to prove from the limited information on an eBay auction. Wonder what the provence is.
We are going to express our opinion: the photo was not made by Weegee… It’s a good example of a bad Weegee imitation… (Is this ignorance or fraud?)
A variant image appeared on eBay a few years ago. Surprisingly the images are in focus…