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    Rare Mary Todd Lincoln Tintype As was often the custom, it was set into an embossed carte de visite. Date March 7, 1865 (while Abraham Lincoln was still alive), it was probably a companion piece to a similar one with the President's image. Reverse stamped, "Made with Wing's Patent Multiplying Camera, Only at Geo. W. Godfrey & Co.'s." The tintype itself is 1.375" x 2". Overall 2.375" x 4". Very "minty" appearance, with several fine surface scratches which detract minimally.

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