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    MASSIVE CIVIL WAR-ERA STAFFORDSHIRE CERAMIC FIGURE OF LINCOLN ON HORSEBACK. This imposing large china figurine is one of the almost innumerable varieties of figural groups manufactured in the Staffordshire region of England in the mid-19th century, both for domestic sale and for export. Interestingly, Lincoln is depicted in garb more reminiscent of a European head of state than of an American president. These figures probably were high sellers in England, where our Civil War was followed with close interest. At 15 ¼" tall, and weighing some six pounds, this is certainly one of the most substantial Lincoln display items issued during his Presidency. Condition is Excellent, with only a few extremely minor small surface paint chips, mentioned purely for accuracy. This statue is a "known commodity" in the marketplace, with many sales recorded in the $2500-3500 range. (# This item may require additional shipping charges). 1

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    December, 2003
    9th Tuesday
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