Restoring old iPhone backup ITunes

I backed up my wife on iTunes iPhone before getting a new iPhone.  When I went to restore the backup on the new iPhone, iTunes somehow made a backup of the new iPhone. When I go into iTunes and do a "restore from backup" the version available is the backup of the new iPhone, previous iPhone away from my wife.  Obviously not very useful.

Now I can go in the ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup directory and see the backup version I want to use.  But I can't seem to download iTunes "Restore from backup" to give the opportunity to select the backup version I want.

Any ideas on how to access this version would be very appreciated.

Thank you.

Ray

This can explain:

If you need help, restore from a backup - Support Apple iTunes

Refer to the section:

I can't select an iTunes backup

There are several reasons why there may be not all available for your iOS device iTunes backups:

Just a guess!

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