February 14, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
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Lincoln and Hamlin 1860 Campaign Ferrotype

Brass mount, approx. 1 in. diameter. Obverse featuring ferrotype portrait of a beardless Lincoln, with mount inscription reading, "Abraham Lincoln / 1860" and an olive spray to right and left of date. Reverse bears ferrotype portrait of Hamlin, with "Hannibal Hamlin / 1860" inscribed on mount and olive spray to right and left of date. Raised beaded circles enclose each ferrotype. A possible variant of AL 1860-101, as catalogued in Sullivan (203), though with identifying text also present in ferrotypes.

Condition:

Surface abrasion to both portraits, with some loss to Lincoln side (near neck and right background).

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$330
02/14/2019

 

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