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    Abraham Lincoln: Superb Oval 1864 Pinback Ferrotype. In rather large, fancy brass shell frame, with original pin on verso. Unlisted by Sullivan in either Lincoln or McClellan forms. Overall in beautiful condition, although there are several small chips and a fine scratch in the field as shown. It is difficult to collect ferrotypes seriously unless one is willing to make compromises on condition. While the present example does have several small flaws, in our opinion its rarity and overall display presence far outweigh such drawbacks. Height 23mm, not including pin.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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