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A. LINCOLN & A. JOHNSON 1864 FERROTYPE JUGATE

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Estimate $4,000 - $6,000
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Outstanding stamped brass shield-form badge with gem-size portraits depicting Lincoln at left and Johnson at right. The arch top portraits are contained within U.S. flag elements surmounted by a federal eagle with spread wings. In its beak, the eagle holds ribbon with text "[For] President & Vice President." At bottom of badge a federal shield bears the date "1864." An exceedingly rare specimen. While approximately half a dozen of these ferrotype jugate pinbacks are known to collectors, this unique example bears no enamel accents [nor any evidence of enamel having ever been present]. Features crisp ornament and well defined edges. Provenance: Dr. Alan York Estate
Americana: Estate of Dr. Alan York & Others
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Roland NY

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New York, NY, USA
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