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    Stunning Multi-color 1840 William Henry Harrison Campaign Brooch While closely related to the familiar sulfide pins, this hand-colored type is much rarer and more desirable. Log cabin, the Harrison campaign symbol, with "Harrison and Reform" above. Unlisted by Sullivan, but included in Hake's 1789-1916 volume (page 32). This type is to be distinguished from the cruder hand-painted log cabin broaches. This type contains a tiny printed lithograph which has been hand-colored, and accordingly has much finer detail. In over 30 years your cataloguer has not seen more than four or five examples in all of this and a similar variety with horizontal format. Excellent condition except missing the pin on reverse (a replacement is easily fabricated). Truly a prize item! 0.75" x 1".

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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