Douglas and Johnson: Pristine jugate ferrotype badge
Douglas and Johnson: Pristine jugate ferrotype badge

Douglas and Johnson: Pristine jugate ferrotype badge

Price: $650.00
Badge promoting Stephen Douglas for president and Herschel Johnson for vice president, 1860.
Catalog No: 18674
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 25 mm
GRADE: Choice/AU
Badge promoting Stephen Douglas for president and Herschel Johnson for vice president, 1860. Brass shell with inset ferrotypes. Variant of Dewitt 1860-38 (Douglas portrait #1). Holed for suspension.

OBV: Portrait of Douglas to quarter right; around, STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS. 1860, olive spray to left and right of date; circle enclosing ferrotype is pearled. REV: Same as obverse with of Johnson to quarter right; around, HERSCHEL V. JOHNSON. 1860.

Bright, almost uncirculated example. Had the Democratic Party not been divided, Douglas would have been our 16th president and Abe Lincoln a footnote in history.

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