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    Abe Lincoln Tobacco Advertising Card Circa 1880, Abraham Lincoln carte de visite advertising card for W. Duke, Sons & Co. of New York. Fine. The card measures 4" x 2.25", even light toning, some fading on the lower portion of the card. An extremely rare item, this is an advertisement for a tobacco company out of New York. Notation on the blank verso notes that this item was given as a gift in 1889. Lincoln's copy image is taken from life, likely a Brady photo. Duke, Sons & Co. specialized in "Honest Long Cut Chewing And Smoking" tobacco. Lots of companies sought to associate themselves with this famous President, but we're not so sure that Honest Abe would have appreciated his image being used to promote tobacco products. A very rare piece which is both Lincoln and advertising related. It is also the first we have seen.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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