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Scarce, Uncut Sheet of 1860 Campaign Ferrotypes, Including Lincoln, Hamlin, & Douglas

Uncut tintype sheet, as it was originally manufactured, 4.25 x 3.25 in., including 9 complete portraits, approx. 20mm dia., and 4 incomplete portraits, of the following candidates for President and Vice President in 1860: Abraham Lincoln (4 complete, 1 incomplete); Hannibal Hamlin (3 complete, 1 incomplete); Stephen A. Douglas (2); John Bell (1 incomplete); and 1 unidentifiable portrait. With indecipherable stamp along bottom edge.

Condition:Black splotch near lower right corner of tintype masking 2 portraits fully and 2 portraits partially; corner wear to plate.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$470
11/15/2013

 

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