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    James Monroe: Extremely Rare and Sought-After Portrait Mug with His Name Spelled "Munroe". Certainly one of the most iconic of early three-dimensional political/ presidential items. A charming patriotic eagle transfer graces each side. A matching version for John Quincy Adams is also known, suggesting that this cup may date from the transitional period in 1825 when Adams had been elected to succeed Monroe. The piece is in excellent condition save for a small 0.125 chip on the base on the right side. Most would not even mention this minor defect. The height is 2.625", and the diameter 2.875". An important opportunity for the serious collector of early political display items. From the Collection of the Late Edward C. Gillette.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2020
    14th-15th Monday-Tuesday
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