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    John Quincy Adams: Thread Box. No general collection of presidential campaign items is complete without an example of the 1828 thread boxes issued for John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. This Adams specimen is covered in gold, embossed, paper trim. The pincushion on top reads "Adams Forever". It measures 5" x 3 1/2" x 1 1/2". The underside of the lid has a portrait of "John Q. Adams". There is minor wear to the corners. The lid is detached and the portrait lacks its glass cover. There is typical wear to the pincushion. The green leaves and wreath have worn off. The blue, orange and yellow colors remain. Overall, a well-preserved example eminently worthy of display.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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