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    Bell & Everett: A Choice 1860 Campaign Flag. Found in two sizes, of which this 11" x 7.5" version is the smaller. Nearly all known examples are from a large quilt found in the 1980s, where, along with a few Lincoln and Hamlin flags, they were used as backing. All are in virtually mint condition, as is this example. This design was unknown to Collins when he assembled Threads of History, and he shows only a prohibitively rare portrait flag for John Bell. These name flags were once taken for granted by collectors on the assumption that they were "around." But when is the last time you saw one available in the marketplace?

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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