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    Abraham Lincoln: Elusive 1860 Wide Awakes Campaign Ribbon. In the world of collecting "Lincolniana" Wide Awake material has always been highly coveted by collectors. This wonderful Wide Awake ribbon (Likely from the village of Romeo, Michigan) is no exception. Lincoln's large bold beardless image resides front and center, with "Romeo Wide Awakes" above, and the names of the Republican Standard Bearers below. The image and verbiage are set against a red silk background, and really stands out. There is some light fading to the red, and scattered small holes when held up to the light, and a small split in the "ham" in Abraham to the "L' in Lincoln. With that said, when laid down these issues do not affect the overall presentation of the piece. A great addition to the most advanced 19th Century ribbon collection.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    2nd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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