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    Winfield Scott Hancock: An Extremely Rare Silvered Metal Pinback. Very similar to the other example offered in this auction, and clearly copied from the familiar nose-thumber. But this is a completely different item, with blank back and original pin. On this example, Hancock is looking left, and the uniforms on the two have differences as do the uniforms on either side of the nose-thumber (something we had never noticed until we examined these silvered pins). Whether these were issued by the same company as the mechanicals or were "knockoffs" by a competitor is a question for further research. Choice condition. Height 39 mm. From the Scott W. Dolson Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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