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    Very Choice 1880 Garfield & Arthur Jugate Badge. Brass shell pinback hanger at top in form of a canal boat, much touted in the Republican campaign as a symbol of Garfield's modest youth working on such boats. Labelled "Cuyahoga" for the well known Ohio river. This is not a terribly rare ribbon, but this blue color is uncommon, and the condition very much so: these gold-leaf letters and portraits were extremely susceptible to flaking and war. A gem from the Joe Brown Collection. 1.5" x 2.5".

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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