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    Abraham Lincoln: Fence Rail Relic. 5 ½" x 1" section of wood mounted within a 17" x 14" shadow-box frame. One caption card, signed by dealer Jim Smith, indicates it came from the Lincoln Collection of Philip H. Jones of Shelton, Connecticut. Another, much older caption card reads: "Part of a Fence, Split By Former President Lincoln Taken From a Line Fence Between the Farms of the Father of Jake Gloze of Fremont Nebr. And the Former President Who Constructed the Fence." Lincoln's rails were generally made of black walnut or locust. This might be the former.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    24th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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