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A story straight out of the antiques road show you're not gonna believe this a pain or buys that bench a glass negatives at a garage sale for 45 backs.
And he looks an -- -- -- -- these kind of remind me of Ansel Adams and he does some research and any basically what happened is a team of experts now say.
These are -- the early works out of the famed nature photographer worth about get this 200 million dollars.
But -- -- -- grandson has doubts that there -- real he says his grandfather was meticulous about the negatives.
Never misplaced them so these can't be that can -- -- the streets is an appraiser and an art dealer he did some research on this and David you say without a doubt.
These are the -- are the negatives of Ansel Adams -- now.
Well this has been a long process this is the tenure process it's not a gentleman.
Who bought these negatives in immediately tried to sell them saying -- Grand -- -- this has been going on over ten years.
With researchers from museums.
Handwriting experts from the FBI top authorities.
For ten years have been researching this and yesterday.
Without a doubt a press conference was held at my gallery in Beverly Hills to declare these are.
-- early works they really show what period of van slams work from the early nineteen teens up to 1930.
Prior to him becoming world renowned in 19411942.
You say that if this is the case -- you believe it to be these are anti Adams negatives that this group.
This collection is worth 200 million dollars how could they weren't that easily.
Easily easily one want to cancel Adams print sold recently for 773.
So you have sixty plus negatives.
That can be sold -- prints can be sold licensed.
Honor you have 25 more years.
I mean amazing things that can be done with these negatives in you may have one collector who comes in and out.
I want to buy the entire collection you know this is going on ten years.
The owner of these negatives didn't take this lightly he is an ordinary working man he -- walls and schools are Fresno county.
I can't they stop -- there unfortunately -- give a favor when we're gonna have to run the given favorite after.
Photograph that in this -- -- I think.
All favorites for me there all historic and I mean these are things that children of school children to museum professionals.
All need to see and that's what we're trying to do.
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