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    Classic 1860 Lincoln & Hamlin Jugate Ferrotype. This is the least rare of the four 1860 jugates, although the total population of known examples is likely well under 50. Probably this is because Lincoln went on to become the president, unlike the other three; so people were more likely to have saved his items. This is an extremely bright, almost "luminous" example. There is some moderate deterioration of the surface emulsion all around Lincoln's portrait, but Lincoln himself is unscathed. Fine overall appearance; an example that will be quite satisfactory to the collector who looks at the entirety of an item rather than picking out flaws. From the Joe Brown Collection and so clearly an acceptable example for the sophisticated collector. Typical replaced pin on reverse. Diameter 22mm.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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