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    STUNNING, MINT LINCOLN FERROTYPE POCKET PIECE. Stunning, mint Lincoln ferrotype pocket piece, c. 1863-64.  An unusual tintype portrait is set in a lovely round gutta percha case, with screw-on lid to protect it for carrying in one's pocket. The ferro is almost 1 1/4" in diameter, bigger than a quarter!  The only example we've ever seen of this gorgeous Lincoln item.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2004
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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