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    Matched Pair of Original Jackson and John Quincy Adams Papers Used for the Manufacture of "Pewter Rims" "Pewter Rims" were made from the 1820s-1840s, and consisted of a portrait under glass, held together with a pewter rim. Reverse often featured a mirror or a portrait of the candidate's runningmate, and there was often a metal loop at the top attached to the pewter rim, presumably for hanging the item on the wall as a decoration. "Pewter Rims" are among the most highly-prized of all political items of this period: complete examples with these two portraits would easily fetch $20,000 for the pair! Each paper is 3.5" x 3.75", and in crisp near-mint condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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