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    Spectacular Large 1872 Horace Greeley Campaign Ferrotype The Greeley campaign never got off the ground against the hugely popular incumbent President Ulysses S. Grant. Ferrotype items were made for his candidacy, and fewer still were saved. History remembers Greeley more kindly as a great newspaperman and advocate of abolitionism and the Union, and the author the famed "Go West young man" quote. We have never seen this outstanding variety before, with the oval ferro itself almost a full inch in height. While the frame is not lustrous, this item is in beautiful shape, with original pin. One of the finest single-picture Greeley ferros we have ever offered. Overall height 32 mm.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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