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    replacing the original red/white/blue rosettes and ribbons with black ones.

    Exceptional 1865 Abraham Lincoln Mourning Badge In choice, virtually pristine condition, and featuring an image found on some 1864 campaign badges. Quite possibly the central portion was originally made to be a campaign item; in the rush to market souvenirs in the wake of Lincoln's assassination, manufacturers often "re-cycled" leftover inventory from the election just a few months before, replacing the original red/white/blue rosettes and ribbons with black ones. Condition and distinctive portrait combine to make this example one of he nicest examples of this genre which we have handled. Size 2.5" x 3.5".

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