Lot #18
Abraham Lincoln 1864 Presidential Campaign Ferrotype Button

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Unusual ferrotype button from the 1864 presidential campaign, .75″ in diameter, featuring a portrait of Abraham Lincoln on one side, marked as “A. Lincoln,” with his vice presidential running mate Andrew Johnson on the other, “Johnson.” Both sides of the brass button featured raised text: “P-T. Apr. 2. 1861.” In fine condition, with both images slightly dark, and soldering remnants to Johnson side.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021