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    Abraham Lincoln: A Choice Tintype Photo in "Union Forever" Thermoplastic Case. This is perhaps the most famous image of Lincoln, the "$5 bill pose" taken by Anthony Berger in February, 1864. In pristine condition, this example is surrounded by a brass mat with images of flags, a drum, cannon, and the legend "The Union Now and Forever." The 2.5" x 3" hinged case features a patriotic eagle holding a "Union Forever" streamer in his mouth, and is in great condition. One could hardly wish for a more appealing Lincoln photographic item with slogans widely used in the 1864 election campaign.



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    October, 2017
    21st Saturday
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