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    Winfield Scott Hancock: Ferrotype Badge. Like the Garfield mate we are selling, this 1" x 1 1/4" gilt brass shell badge originally was made in 1876, inscribed "Our Centennial President 1876". Those cheap button manufacturers simply over-stamped the inscription with a semi-circle of stars and inserted a portrait of the 1880 Democratic nominee. The ferrotype is very clear and not at all dark, as often seen. It does have insignificant crazing and a small ding to the left of Hancock's ear. There is also some residue or verdigris in the recesses of the shell. The eagle hanger has the original safety pin.

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    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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