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Jefferson Davis: Ferrotype Badge....

2013 June 22 - 23 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas #6096

 
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Auction Ended On: Jun 22, 2013
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Location: Heritage Auctions
3500 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219

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Jefferson Davis: Ferrotype Badge. 25 mm. (1") holed lapel badge with ferrotype portraits of "Davis" and "Beauregard" on either side. Likely issued after the fall of Fort Sumter and the outbreak of hostilities or after the Confederate victory at First Manassas. Ferrotype surfaces are smooth and glossy. Portraits, as typical, are somewhat dark, as made. Still, one of the nicer specimens you are likely to see.

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