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Lot #19
Abraham Lincoln

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Estimate: $1000+
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Original circa 1865 handmade mourning badge, 1.75 x 2, featuring an albumen Brady photograph of Abraham Lincoln at center (the same image later used on the five-dollar bill), applied to a white linen background with attached pleated black-and-white silk ribbons. In fine condition, with a small stain to the top. A wonderful survivor from a difficult period in American history.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #578 - Ended March 04, 2020