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    Abraham Lincoln: ABC Mug. This Civil War period 3 1/2" soft paste mug is similar in format to plates that were produced in England with the raised letters of the alphabet arrayed around the border, hence the generic name. The mug has portraits of "President Abraham Lincoln" and "Commodore A. H. Foote" on either side. Similar mugs were produced for Lincoln alone, Lincoln with other military figures, or military figures solely. It is circa 1862. This example has had restoration to the handle and approximately two inches of the upper body from the handle to the left side of Foote's head. The Lincoln side is excellent. There is also a 3/4" tight hairline on the top rim between the two portraits.

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    May, 2012
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