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    The Greatest Masterpiece of Political Americana --1860 Lincoln-Hamlin Silk Jugate Ribbon. A very rare political ribbon bearing engraved images by J.C. Buttre of candidates Lincoln and Hamlin, executed after photograph portraits made by Matthew Brady. Measures 2.5" x 7". The portraits are incredibly sharp and clean. Very minor fraying at top and bottom edges, otherwise the ribbon is extremely clean and bright. This lovely textile is certainly one of the brightest specimens known and represents the absolute zenith of campaign memorabilia that collectors covet. Are we going a little too far in our praise of this relic from the most important political campaign to reshape America and perhaps all of humanity? Nahhh! This one sings!

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    February, 2007
    26th-27th Monday-Tuesday
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