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    Winfield Scott: Mexican War Folding Fan. This unique piece was made for fans of Winfield Scott, a Mexican War hero and Whig candidate for President in 1852. It is a wood and paper folding fan depicting Scott in the center, surrounded by scenes of his famous battles in the war with Mexico. It measures 18" across when fully open. The portrait is titled "Gen. W. Scott" and the artifact was produced in France. The paper portion is complete, but the two left struts are incomplete. Similar fans exist for Zachary Taylor. There is some faint violet-colored discoloration on the outer edge, but it is in very fine condition overall.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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