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    Spectacular Circa 1864 Ferrotype Badge with Abraham Lincoln and Wife Mary Todd Many widely-distributed items were produced during Lincoln's Presidency which pictured him with his First Lady, notably cartes de visite. But we have never seen this beautiful form before. Probably sold as a Washington souvenir, or at a public appearance, made by both the Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Individual ferros in "gem" frames are affixed to a blue silk ribbon, with typical Civil War-era eagle pin at top for attachment. In great condition, and a wonderfully unique Lincoln display item. Overall length 3.75".

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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