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    [Abraham Lincoln]: Framed Mary Todd Lincoln CDV. Unusual Mary Todd Lincoln carte de visite in a red & beige paper mount, displayed in a molded paper frame (similar to gutta percha in appearance). A small American flag appears at the bottom, behind the glass, and a metallic wire tassel hangs below. Original paper seals and revenue stamp. One corner is loose, but it appears this has been sealed since day one. Suspension loop at top of verso.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    24th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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