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    William Henry Harrison: Choice DeWitt #1. DeWitt WHH-1840-1, 45 mm. in white medal. This is the rarest and most desirable of all Harrison campaign medals. Beautifully designed and executed, it depicts a log cabin, cider barrel, gnarled tree and fencing in high relief, encircled by stars, inscribed "To Let. Possession Given, In 1841." The reverse side indicates its usage at "The Young Men's Harrison Convention May 4th 1840." These show up infrequently and typically display a good deal of wear on the raised areas, along with border dings and nicks. We can detect no wear on this example whatsoever. It retains 75% or more of its original luster. Some of the background areas have toned a dark grey, but these just serve to highlight the silver finish. The contrast between the two is quite striking. We would grade it Bright Uncirculated. All in all, an exceptional example - the finest one we have been privileged to handle.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    24th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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