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    Charles Guiteau: Cribbage Board Hand-carved from Wood from the Assassin's Coffin. Among the most unusual artifacts is a well-used cribbage board carved from a piece of the assassin's temporary coffin. According to the early 20th century newspaper which accompanies it, during the 1880s if one won at cribbage, one would yell "Guiteau." 15" x 2.25".

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    13th Saturday
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