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    Chester A. Arthur: A Unique and Highly Important "Hopeful" Ribbon. This is undoubtedly an 1884 issue, as Arthur was a relative unknown when picked from the New York Stalwarts as Garfield's 1880 running mate. Without great popular appeal and in failing health Arthur, who succeeded to the presidency after Garfield's 1881 assassination, made only a halfhearted bid to secure the GOP's nomination in 1884. Very few political collectibles of any sort were produced to honor or support Arthur, of which this is clearly the best. One of the most important examples in the unparalleled Frent Ribbon Collection. Very minor light soiling, excellent condition overall. 2.5" x 5.75".

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    October, 2017
    21st Saturday
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