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    Abraham Lincoln: Unlisted Gault-Frame Ferrotype. Similar to Sullivan-DeWitt AL-1864-94, this example has portrait #1 and appears to be unique. The frame is lustrous and retains most of its original gilded surface. The Lincoln photo has some "handling" specs ("bag marks" for you coin guys!), most notably on his forehead. It displays very nicely. Please don't be put off by the close-up images which will tend to exaggerate any faults. On a scale of 1 to 10, we'd grade this 7.5 or better. It is holed at top and bottom. This was done in order to attach it to a silk rosette, now missing. It would really look great mounted to a rosette, but rosettes are a personal weakness!

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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