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    Abraham Lincoln: Unusual 1864 Ferrotype. This 20 mm. x 26 mm. gem badge has a ferrotype likeness of Lincoln. It was copied from a lithograph print of Lincoln with a retouched beard. There are some black specks and chipping in the left foreground of little or no consequence. The ferrotype surface is smooth and glossy. Do not be put off by the enlarged on-line images which will tend to exaggerate these marks. This is a rare ferrotype in very nice shape. It has a lot of "oomph!"

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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