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Baseball - Sports - Historical - Political

Sat, Jun 27, 2020 11:00AM EDT
Lot 183

Tintype John Bell & Edward Everett Campaign

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Extremely rare uncut sheet of Bell & Everett campaign Ferrotype, created to make campaign buttons. This example was produced for the campaign against Lincoln/Hamblin. Stamped on plate. "Melainotype Plate For Neff's Pat. 19 Feb. 1859. Other examples noted in Sally Luscomb's book. H 3-1/8", W 4-1/4". Excellent condition. Light rusting to upper right corner and edge. Please see link for high res photos: https://www.dropbox.com/s/42gyn0or2u67w5d/1011160_1.jpg?dl=0