Lot 97    

Hannibal Hamlin Ferrotype Ladies Belt,
2003 Americana and Decorative Arts. Nov. 12 - 13.
.5" diameter ferrotype with "Hannibal Hamlin" above bust portrait, mounted in brass surround, which is set in zinc acanthus leaf stamped two piece belt buckle, mounted to black silk belt, total length 32". Hamlin (1809-91), born Paris Hill, Me., Lincoln's 1st Vice President.

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Very slight scratches below portrait and very minor wear to silk, VG+.
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