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    1860 John C. Breckinridge Ferrotype. Brass shell, 30 mm. Obverse portrait half left in metal circular frame inscribed JOHN (C.) BRECKINRIDGE OUR NEXT PRESIDENT, holed for suspension through the middle initial. Reverse portrait of Lane front, metal rim inscribed JOSEPH LANE, AND VICTORY. The ferrotype of Lane is torn about 50% in an irregular pattern, making a net grade difficult. Essentially identical to Sullivan-JCB-1860-40, except for the correct spelling of BRECKINRIDGE.

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    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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