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    Grant & Colfax: Rare Jugate Pewter Box from the 1868 Campaign. 2.75" in diameter, and approximately 0.875" thick, with a hinged lid, it was quite possibly intended as a snuffbox. Relief portraits of the candidates face each other, with their names above and "1869-1873" below. Those dates indicated only a (warranted) optimism, however; this box was clearly issued during the campaign, as the same manufacturer also produced a matching box for the Democratic ticket of Seymour & Blair. Excellent condition, and one of the nicest collectable Grant 3-D items with clear campaign origins.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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