Badge promoting John Breckinridge for president and Joseph Lane for vice president, 1860. Brass with inset ferrotypes. DeWitt JCB 1860-20. Holed for suspension.
OBV: Ferrotype portrait of Breckinridge set in metallic frame inscribed, JOHN. C. BRECKINRIDGE. 1860, olive spray to right and left of date; circle enclosing ferrotype is pearled REV: Ferrotype portrait of Hamlin set in metallic frame inscribed, JOSEPH LANE. 1860, olive spray to right and left of date; circle enclosing ferrotype is pearled.
The most elusive of the four 1860 presidential tickets, the Southern Democrats, both of whom became Confederates after the election. This is a pristine example, with bright and clear ferros, as nice as you will ever find.
Pay by check or money order, and the price will be reduced to $1325 (discount will be applied after order is confirmed).
Must ship to a U.S. address (no international orders).