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    Grant & Colfax: Gilt Ferrotype. Listed in DeWitt as USG-106 this is simply a magnificent item from the 1868 presidential campaign of Ulysses S. Grant. It is a pair of ferrotype images of Grant & Colfax mounted within a beveled circular outer brass rim. Each image is clear and bright. The Colfax is mint, while Grant has a small chip on the tip of his nose. The luster on the brass rim is just a touch dark in a few places, but still has great presence. The original back pin is solidly in place.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    12th-13th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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