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    A Mint 1864 George McClellan Pinback Ferrotype GMcC 1864-59 in Sullivan, this beauty features an attractive scalloped brass frame and unimprovable condition. Sullivan's example has a blank back, as does this one, with slit through which a prong could be inserted to mount it on some larger setting, such as a suspender clasp. The present example has a soldered straight pin, which gives every indication of having been added at the time for wearing as a pin. A perfect "type" example for this candidate. Diameter 18 mm.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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