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    John Hay Cigar Inner Label Proof by George S. Harris & Sons, New York, eleven-color, 8" x 7". If anyone deserved to have a cigar named after him, it was the remarkable John Hay. Launching his political career as Abraham Lincoln's personal secretary, Hay rose to become - as this label declares - Secretary of State and Ambassador to Great Britain. Smaller vignettes flanking the main portrait show Hay in these capacities. Printer's color bars along right margin, register marks on four sides. A few marginal creases, mounted to trimmed ledger leaf. Fine condition. From The Richard Revolinski Collection.

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    June, 2008
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