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    Abraham Lincoln: Ultra Ornate Ferrotype Badge. 1 3/8" gilt copper shell badge with stickpin attachment. The central portion has a ferrotype portrait of "A. Lincoln" set within a raised five-pointed star. This, in turn, is set-off against a raised paisley design punctuated with vertical black stripes. We have seen similar badges for Lincoln that consist of the five-pointed star only. This is the only one we have seen that is circular in shape... a star within-a-circle. It is highly unusual and quite striking. The ferrotype has some fine crazing, but is clean and bold.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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