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    Winfield Scott: Hand-Colored Reverse Transfer Portrait on Glass Plaque. WS-1852-16, 38 mm x 47 mm, glass and brass. No doubt produced in France, this artifact features a civilian portrait of the 1852 Whig candidate housed within a plain brass frame held in place by prongs with a cardboard backing. It was, without doubt, issued in 1852 and is similar to other pieces issued for Clay, Taylor, Pierce and Buchanan. It was either mounted on an ebonized wall plaque or leather coin purse. Great condition and super rare. Merits "centerpiece" status in any display of 1852 campaign items.
    From the Collection of David and Janice Frent


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    February, 2018
    24th Saturday
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