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    Douglas & Johnson: Key 1860 Uniside Ferrotype Jugate. Part of the set of four issued for the four tickets which contended in the 1860 election. Extremely important, as these are the first pinback photographic jugates, the beginning of a tradition which was followed for every presidential election thereafter. The Douglas & Johnson is undoubtedly the rarest of the four, with probably not more than ten copies existing. The present example has excellent brightness and images, and the original pin on verso. There is some slight raising of the emulsion in the lower left quarter, ending just below Douglas's chin and between the two conjoined shoulders. However, the emulsion is complete, and this is detectable only when the light hits at the proper angle. Diameter 22mm.

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