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    Winfield Scott: A Spectacular and Virtually Mint Large Silk Ribbon for this Elusive 1852 Whig Presidential Candidate. With its scalloped borders and unusual undulating gold accents, this is surely one of the most beautiful political ribbons of this era that we have ever encountered! With the exception of several varieties of widely-distributed campaign tokens, items for Scott are surprisingly rare, and this is the only "affordable" variety of campaign ribbon. It is surprising that more items celebrating Scott were not produced. He gained fame as a young hero in the War of 1812, and along with Taylor achieved great victories in the Mexican War. But for some reason few campaign items were produced honoring Scott or his successful Democratic opponent Franklin Pierce. Length 7.875".

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    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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