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    Lewis Cass: A Rare And Important Political Campaign Daguerreotype from 1848. Please see our description for the Zachary Taylor mate, an adjacent lot, for some background on this most significant item. Of all the post Jackson political candidates, Cass is the toughest for whom to find campaign items. Tokens start out at a few hundred dollars, and ribbons run into five figures. Other types of campaign items are virtually unknown. Clearly this is the crown jewel in the series of similar dags issued for 1848 candidates, and it is in choice condition. A very special opportunity for the serious collection of nineteenth century political items. Image only measures 1" x 1.33". Open frame measures 3.7" x 2". From the Stanley King collection.

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    February, 2007
    26th-27th Monday-Tuesday
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