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    Abraham Lincoln: Early Spoon That May Have Belonged to the President. The underside of the handle is engraved in what certainly appears to be original 19th Century script: "A. Lincoln". The spoon itself is by Harding & Co., who began in business in 1830, so the dating is plausible. Whether the A. Lincoln named was old Abe is undetermined; the previous owners did not make any effort to research this spoon to see if it matched any known Lincoln service. The bowl of the spoon is broken as shown, but otherwise good condition with fine old original patina. Length 5.875". Custom-framed in shadow box for display.

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    March, 2008
    1st Saturday
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