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    Virtually Mint Example of This Rare and Distinctive 1872 U.S. Grant Ferrotype Pin. Attributable to the (scarcer) 1872 campaign because a Greeley mate was also produced. Certainly one of the most striking single portrait Grant varieties, especially in this spectacular condition. Under high magnification, a hairline scratch in the field and a little trace of deterioration along the edge of the photo at 10 o'clock can be seen, but they are mentioned only out of slavish devotion to accuracy; not one ferrotype in fifty is this choice! From the Joe Brown Collection. Diameter 24mm.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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