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    Hancock & English: Superb Accordion Paper Lantern Picturing the Candidates. Nice examples of early paper parade lanterns number very few. But rare indeed is this lantern for the Democratic candidates of the 1880 campaign. Displaying crisp portraits of the Hancock and English and colorfully decorated with stars, this piece has excellent display presence and is very near mint with only a few very fine, minor areas of separation to the paper. The metal candle holder and the handle are original and intact; you will not find another nearly as nice.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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