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    Abraham Lincoln: Very Large Split Rail Relic. We have seen small pieces of rails allegedly split by "Honest Old Abe". It is said he prefered locust or black walnut for the purpose. What we have here is a large chunk of wood that is almost the size of a railroad tie. It is 10" long, 4 1/2" wide and 2 1/2" tall. It comes with a partial period shipping label that reads: "Advocates Office. Racine, Wis. A piece of one of the Rails made by Old Abe in Macon Co. Ill. in 183..." An attached label indicates the package was forwarded by the United States Express Company of La Porte, Ind." Could very well be good!

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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