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    Abraham Lincoln: Unique "Flatboat" Portrait Ribbon. Extra-special 2 3/8" x 4 5/8" silk ribbon titled "Lincoln & Hamlin". It features a folksy portrait of Abe within a wreath with draped flags to either side, an eagle perched on the globe overhead. A vignette of a flatboat on the Sangamon River appears below with the caption "Free Soil, Free Speech, Free Home." Published by Ostrander [n.p.]. Removed from an album with paper remnants at top and bottom. Three small pinholes and three pulls or cuts above the portrait, barely visible when laid flat for display. Pictured on page 252 of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.'s Running for President: The Candidates and Their Images 1789-1896, volume 2.

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    November, 2018
    10th-11th Saturday-Sunday
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