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    Rutherford B. Hayes: Dual-Portrait Tin & Paper Parade Lantern. Possibly unique 10" lantern of tapering form. It consists of a coated stock "insert" around the entire circumference of the piece. It has die-cut openings for stars and a die-cut opening to display the portrait of the candidate. One side shows "Hayes." and the other "Wheeler." A lid at the top opens to gain access to the candle holder. A wire bracket or bale-handle is meant for insertion in a wooden pole. Some discoloration or "bleeding" with some tears, repaired in the interior with linen tape. Good condition overall and somewhat of a miracle it has survived at all. Pictured on page 341 of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.'s Running for President: The Candidates and Their Images 1789-1896, volume 2.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    10th-11th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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