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    Abraham Lincoln: Rare Dated 1864 Campaign Ferrotype. This 18mm ferrotype depicts a retouched portrait of Lincoln (based on a beardless engraving with beard added). "Abraham Lincoln", four stars, and the date 1864 appear on his chest. The brass border is roped. We believe it was originally mounted in a vegetable ivory carved frame, now missing. There is some emulsion bubbling and loss in the background and on Lincoln's jacket, but this is fairly minor. We have never seen a perfect example and this one is far better than most. The portrait is clear, bold, and bright.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    17th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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