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    1819 Charleston PORTER Slave Hire Badge. Number 224. A large slightly convex diamond-shaped tag with rounded clipped corners, a hole at the top for suspension, 75mm x 78mm. The hallmark "LAFAR" is punched on the back; this was the largest diamond tag made by him. The elements on the front are as follows (top to bottom): "CHARLESTON" in a crescent-shaped bar punch; "No" in a square punch followed by an incuse "224" in individual punches; "PORTER" in a rectangular punch; and "1819" bar punched. Generally fine to very fine condition with dark chocolate patina and scattered verdigris.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2006
    7th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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