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    [Zachary Taylor]: Pair of Eyeglasses. This lot includes a gold lorgnette and a gold pair of spectacles. The lorgnette is missing one lens. These were owned by Zachary Taylor's youngest daughter, Ann Mackall Taylor and her husband, Richard Crooke Wood. Family tradition holds that they belonged to President Taylor. We cannot verify this. They are of the correct period and we were given another pair of eyeglasses, offered elsewhere in this catalog, that definitely did belong to Taylor. So, family tradition may, in this case, be accurate. The lot will be accompanied by a Letter of Provenance from the consignor detailing the line of ownership.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    18th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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