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    Abraham Lincoln: 48-Star Flown Over His Tomb. 8' x 12' 48-star cotton flag that was flown over Lincoln's Tomb for a period of three months in 1958, per an accompanying letter of provenance from the one of the custodians. Two brass grommets with some light soiling, but excellent overall.

    This flag was formerly in the collection of Dr. Clarence Rungee, and is accompanied by his original museum inventory sheet with identifying information, along with a 1958 letter of authentication and transmittal from the donor to the museum.


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    November, 2019
    2nd Saturday
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