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    Abraham Lincoln: An Outstanding Civil War Era CDV with Advertising. An oval albumen portrait of Lincoln set into an embossed frame graces the center of this colorful carte surrounded by advertising for Dr. Bicknels' syrup. "Is really a genuine article. All physicians, druggists and others who taste it, pronounce it such" is the claim. "Warrantied to cure cholera". One wonders how that claim would stand up in today's litigious culture! This style of CDV is particularly popular with collectors, and the present example with its unusual bright red text is one of the nicest we have seen.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2007
    26th-27th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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