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The Bugle Which Sounded Taps for Lincoln

The Bugle Which Sounded Taps for Lincoln

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George Washington: Substantial Lock of Hair
5.22.2017 Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow – Why Collect Hair?

Imagine asking a celebrity for a lock of their hair instead of an autograph? While it may come off as an obscure hobby, collecting hair from political figures, musicians, entertainers and even animals is not as rare as some might think. From the hairs of George Washington (for $32,500) to John Lennon (for $35,000) and even a woolly mammoth (for $3,585), a chance to own a piece of history is drawing people from all walks of life and experiences to the hobby.

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