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    Abraham Lincoln: A Superb Example of the Best Variety of Largest-Size 1860 "Donut" Ferrotype. Portrait of running mate Hannibal Hamlin on verso. This type of bulbous, hollow silvered brass frame was made in four sizes, with this 47 mm version--bigger than a silver dollar--being the largest and most coveted. With the bold names around the portraits and the star above Lincoln's head, this design is particularly striking. Not more than several copies are probably known, and none could be in finer condition than the Berman Collection example. From the Merrill C. Berman Collection.

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    February, 2015
    28th Saturday
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