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    William McKinley: An Impressive Lock of the President's Hair. What would appear to be at least a couple of dozen lengthy strands, curled around a portrait of McKinley under glass, and set into a lovely Victorian brooch. Nicely mounted for display along with a calling card of a "Miss Oliver." The card is marked, presumably in her hand, "President's Hair. Presented by Ida McK. Aug. 10, 1899." Also in the frame is a fine vintage photo of McKinley and wife Ida. This lot is accompanied by a handwritten letter from legendary collector Robert White, asserting that the item was obtained directly from Miss Oliver in her old age. 17" x 14.5" and is framed.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    2nd-3rd Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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