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    A Relic from the Catafalque Upon Which Lincoln's Body Lay in State. A piece of black flannel measuring 4" x 0.75" with a silver star affixed to center. Mounted on original April 28, 1865 note in the hand of Benjamin B. French, Jr. French Senior was Commissioner of Public Buildings during the Lincoln administration and a friend of the president. This relic was part of a frame of related objects in the renowned Lloyd Ostendorf Collection, and was purchased by the consignor in the 2004 auction of that collection.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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