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    Classic Massive 4" Calvin Coolidge "Deeds Not Words" Celluloid. This sepia beauty and its Davis "mate" (an example of which is also offered in this auction) are rare as well as great display items. This is a very choice example but for a diagonal line on the forehead which looks like a thumbnail impression. It does not penetrate the celluloid and, of course, can be seen only when the light hits the surface at the right angle. This item is hard to find with such a shiny, fresh surface, and this minor defect is easily tolerated on such an otherwise exceptional example. The cardboard stand on reverse is missing, but of course, this does not present much of a problem, as the item is usually displayed in a frame like a button. Auction records to the $5000 level on this great item.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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