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    James K. Polk: Graphic Portrait Ribbon. 3 1/8" x 6 3/4" silk portrait ribbon having a large image of Polk with flags and an eagle above. Below the image is a quote from Polk reading "Protection to all great interests of the whole Union-embracing Agriculture, Mechanic Arts, Commerce and Navigation". On the reverse in what looks to be period ink reads "Presented to Sarah Post by her Father 1844". There is some light age near the bottom which does not detract from the overall bold appearance of the piece. Selections from the Collection of Tom Charles Huston.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    15th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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