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    Abraham Lincoln: Photographic Porcelain Cup & Saucer.
    Thick cup measuring 3" tall x 3.25" across. The front of the front has a sepia tone photographic transfer of Lincoln directly on the porcelain surface, after the Brady $5 bill pose. There is gilding around the portrait, on the lip, and on the handle, all against a aqua blue background. It is accompanied by a matching 6.25" saucer. No markings, but definitely of European origin, perhaps French or German for export to the United States. Normal light wear to the gilding, otherwise in excellent condition. Likely issued c.1865.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    2nd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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