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Two 16th Massachusetts Volunteer ID Tags, Incl. Corporal Eben F. Lawrence, DOW Chancellorsville

Lot of 2. Brass token, 1.25 in. diameter, obverse featuring bust of McClellan and text reading "Major General Geo B. McClellan / War of 1861," and reverse stamped "E.F. LAWRENCE / CO. C. / 16th REG. / MASS. V. / E. PEPPERELL, MASS.," with small hole drilled at top. Housed in display case with gold text reading "Corp. Eben F. Lawrence / Co. C 16th Reg. Mass. Inf. / Chancellorsville, VA. / Wounded May 3, 1863 / Died June 10, 1863 / Age 20."

Pewter token, 1.25 in. diameter, obverse featuring bust of George Washington and text reading "George Washington / Born February 22, 1732," and reverse stamped "A.C. HOUGHTON / CO. C. / 16th REG. / MASS. V. / WAR OF / 1861 / BOLTON. MASS.," with small hole drilled at top.

Condition:

Lawrence token with some wear to McClellan bust and minor spots of discoloration throughout; Houghton token with general condition issues including soiling, discoloration, and wear throughout.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,703
10/31/2018

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