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    Horace Greeley: Greeley-in-Hat Ferrotype Badge. HG-1872-19, gilded brass, 31 mm. (1.25" across). The colorful reformer and editor is seen wearing his trademark hat. The "drop" is suspended from a silvered brass hanger in the shape of clasped hands, symbolic of reconciliation between the North and the South. The ferrotype is exceptionally sharp and bold. There is some bubbling of the emulsion to the right of the portrait, in the background, not overly affecting its overall display presence, which is considerable.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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