Lincoln and Hamlin: Choice ferrotype badge

Lincoln and Hamlin: Choice ferrotype badge

Your Price:$1,175.00
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Catalog Number:17611

Size:

25 mm

Grade:

Choice/XF

Badge promoting Abraham Lincoln for president and Hannibal Hamlin for vice president, 1860. Brass with inset ferrotypes. DeWitt AL 1860-90. Holed for suspension.

OBV: Ferrotype portrait of Lincoln set in metallic frame inscribed, ABRAHAM LINCOLN. 1860, olive spray to right and left of date; raised beaded circle enclosing ferrotype. REV: Ferrotype portrait of Hamlin set in metallic frame inscribed, HANNIBAL HAMLIN. 1860, olive spray to right and left of date; raised beaded circle enclosing ferrotype. Minor blemish in field of Hamlin ferro, otherwise without defect.

A fine example of this classic ferrotype badge, always a collector favorite.

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