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    Stunning, Near-mint Larger-size 1860 Abraham Lincoln - Hannibal Hamlin "Doughnut" Ferrotype This distinctive style was made in four sizes, ranging from 25 mm to 47 mm in diameter. This is the 30 mm size, which has considerably more "presence" than the standard 25 mm 1860 ferros. The frame is hollow and fuller (hence the "doughnut" appellation), and is made of brass shell with a heavy layer of silvering. The present example is as choice as any we have ever seen, with the frame showing a gorgeous patina of original luster and subtle toning. A virtually unimprovable example of this desirable type.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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