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    John Quincy Adams: Campaign Make-Up Kit. Similar in construction and appearance to the popular thread boxes issued in the election of 1828, this box was used for make-up. It measures 5" x 3.5" x 2.5". The top of the lid has a velvet insert depicting wreaths and crossed flags, inscribed "Victory For Adams". The colors (red, blue, yellow and green) are unusually strong. The interior of the box has a raised platform and a circular hole for placement of a ceramic dish (still present, but with some chipping). The underside of the lid has an engraved portrait of "John Q. Adams" under glass. The sides of the box and the lid are covered in gold, embossed paper trim. The condition is way-above-average for the type. Lacks ribbon hinges, as nearly all do. This is a great display piece for a "tough" candidate, dating from what is considered the first "modern campaign" with popular vote counts and partisan paraphernalia.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    February
    22nd Saturday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    February
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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    1 Day 15h 26m 24s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 43001-43484) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Saturday, February 22, 2020.
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    Dallas, TX 75219

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