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    Beautiful 1860-dated Abraham Lincoln - Hannibal Hamlin Ferrotype It is hard to imagine that this portrait of Lincoln, in which he looks stiff and uncomfortable, was very appealing as a campaign tool. However, it is found on a wide variety of 1860 Lincoln items. This example is essentially choice, although for accuracy we note two trivial imperfections: there is a minor emulsion bubble along the perimeter above Lincoln's head, and a tiny surface blemish directly on his left eye, visible only when the light hits at a certain angle. Overall an excellent example. 25 mm.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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