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    Tough 1872 Horace Greeley Cardboard Portrait Pin. This classic brass six-pointed star frame was used for both candidates in 1868 and 1872, and this is, of course, the rarest (all Greeley portrait pins are scarce to rare). These vulnerable cardboard photos are notorious for wear, soiling, and fading. This present example, from the Joe Brown Collection, is a beauty, with the strongest Greeley image we have ever seen on this item. The only negative is a missing pin on reverse. Diameter 33mm.

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    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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