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    Abraham Lincoln: Desirable "Honest Old Abe" Ribbon. 2" x 7" pink silk ribbon with engraved portrait of Lincoln in the center, inscribed "Honest Old Abe Lincoln & Hamlin". Any campaign artifact using the phrase "Honest Abe" or "Honest Old Abe" is special. This is certainly one of the better ones and can be mated to a "Little Giant" Douglas version. We note four areas of wear or thinness in the field surrounding the portrait, but these are barely noticeable when the ribbon is laid flat for display. Very pleasing overall appearance. To quote an old tobacco advertisement: "We dedicate this to the friends and admirers of Honest Old Abe."
    From the Collection of David and Janice Frent


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    February, 2018
    24th Saturday
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