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    Zachary Taylor: Papier-mâché Campaign Snuff Box. 3¼" snuff box with engraved portrait of the 1848 Whig candidate against a copper colored background. Inscribed: "Old Rough and Ready The Hero of the War with Mexico. Genl. Zachs. Taylor". Light normal chipping to raised rim of lid, not affecting inscription. Lip area from 9 o'clock to 1 o'clock position professionally reattached. The contrast between the black ink and copper background is quite distinctive. A very fine specimen.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    14th Saturday
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