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    Abraham Lincoln: 1864 Ferrotype Badge. This silvered brass badge houses a ferrotype portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Inscribed "E Pluribus Unum", it is attached to a grosgrain ribbon with an eagle hanger at top. Initially a campaign badge, the stars and slogan on the frame were subsequently painted black at the time of Lincoln's assassination. The ribbon is faded and the portrait has abrasions and wear. It is nonetheless a scarce variety. It measures 1" x 2 1/4" overall.

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    Auction Dates
    Nov-Dec, 2011
    30th-1st Wednesday-Thursday
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