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    Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren et al: Quadragate Papier-mâché Snuff Box. 3½" snuff box with portraits of "Andrew Jackson Martin Van Buren Henry Clay Daniel Webster". One of two designs depicting these prominent Democratic and Whig presidential aspirants. Likely issued in the campaign of 1832 when Jackson & Van Buren were the Democratic nominees and Clay was their National Republican [Whig] opponent. Some chipping and wear to the perimeter. Barely noticeable faint crazing, none of which breaks the surface, doing little to detract. Normal chipping to the sides. No evidence of repairs or restoration. Recently acquired from a Maine estate. Certainly one of the finest and most desireable of political snuff box designs and the only one we are aware of that depicts more than one candidate.

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    May, 2016
    14th Saturday
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