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    John Quincy Adams: Classic "Forget Me Not" Lidded Box. These are known for Jackson, Taylor, and Adams, all of whom died 1845-1850, so presumably were made during that era. Reverse glass portrait on lid, "Forget Me Not" under glass on bottom. These are notorious for coming with cracks, missing trim, etc., but this is a beauty. The lid is cleanly separated as often seen (an easy fix). Written inside: "Given to H.B.C. in 1893. Grandma Byles had owned this box for 60 years before she gave it to me." Of the depicted presidents seen on these boxes, Adams is the scarcest and most desirable. 1.75" x 2.125". This example represents a subsequent upgrade from the one pictures in Running for President 1789-1896, p. 104.
    From the Collection of David and Janice Frent


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    February, 2018
    24th Saturday
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