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    Exceptional 1864 Abraham Lincoln/Andrew Johnson Gault Frame Ferrotype Large size and unique format make this one of the most desired 1864 varieties. It is especially popular because matching varieties for his 1864 opponents, George McClellen and John Fremont, are also available to make a great type set for the three 1864 candidates. The format, unique among ferro designs, is similar to that found on encased postage stamps of the same era. The present example is in superb, near-mint condition, with virtually full original luster on the brass frame. For strictest accuracy we note one very trivial fine scratch in the field off Lincoln's right shoulder. Probably owing to the large exposed ferro surface, these Gault frame pieces tend to have damage on the Presidential side; often the image is almost totally obliterated, while the better-protected Johnson portrait remains intact. It would be hard to find a significant upgrade of this present choice example.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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