Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

Share This

Facebook Twitter Pinterest

Item Details

Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #119
DepartmentPolitical Ballots
Sold For$2,600.00(hammer price)
 $3,120.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 21, 2018


Approx. 52 ballots, together with a yellow envelope marked How Virginia was Voted Out of the Union!!!" below an image of a polling booth surrounded by numerous men, some of whom are pointing guns at each other. Includes ballots for William H. Crawford, Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Lewis Cass, Franklin Pierce, Winfield Scott, James Buchanan, John C. Fremont, Millard Fillmore, Stephen A. Douglas, John C. Breckinridge, John Bell, Abraham Lincoln, Horace Greeley, Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel J. Tilden, James A. Garfield, Winfield Scott Hancock, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison and James B. Weaver. Includes multiple differing examples for some candidates. Some with patriotic images and/or decorative borders; Buchanan ballot has bust portraits of Buchanan and Vice Presidential nominee John C. Breckinridge."


Wear commensurate with age including staining, toning, foxing, creases, tears, minor losses, etc. Some with handwritten ink markings. Generally well preserved.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

  • Hours: April-October: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am until 5:00pm
  • November-March: 8:30am until 4:30pm
  • Visits: 54,677,381
  • Site Last Updated: January 23, 2019

Hosting • Design • Development: Community Internet Cape Cod SEO