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Fine Art/Old Currier & Ives Print-Authentic?


I have an old C & I print that has been in the family since my grandmother. It is 12 by 8 3/4. On the bottom left it says "Published by Currier & Ives." on the right bottom it has "125 Naussau St. New York. The bottom margin is wideer than the others and has "View From Fort Putnam" in large print and below that in smaller print "West Point Hudson River N. Y. Does this appear to be an original or a reprint. The colors are good but it is very fragile.

Your print is probably an old engraving from Currier & Ives. Keep in mind, they do not sell for high prices in most cases. I own a number of old Currier & Ives prints that I have stored away for the future when values start to go up accross the board.


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