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    Abraham Lincoln: Large Head Belt Buckle Ferrotype. The 1860 Republican candidate appears on this large, oval badge (often referred to as a belt buckle) that measures 1" x 1 1/2". This version is particularly desirable by virtue of the close-up view. The ones typically seen show Lincoln from a longer distance, closer to a half-length view. These large ferrotypes seldom appear on the market. This example has been firmly ensconced in an advanced collector's holdings since 1992. The ferrotype surface is smooth and glossy, without any blistering, bubbling or chips. The portrait is in sharp focus with excellent contrast. We are also selling the exact Douglas mate in this sale.

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    30th-1st Wednesday-Thursday
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