Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 174: Framed Abraham Lincoln Mourning Style Ribbon

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Framed Abraham Lincoln Mourning Style Ribbon Marked for "Mrs. Abraham Lincoln"

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Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Framed Abraham Lincoln Mourning Style Ribbon Marked for "Mrs. Abraham Lincoln"

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The framed ribbon/badge has a silvered pin at the top featuring a train car, possibly a reference to the Lincoln funeral train, with "Mrs Abraham Lincoln" marked below it. A black ribbon hangs from the pin with an attached American flag bow, small photograph of Lincoln, and a small bronze badge with a bust of Lincoln. The bottom of the ribbon has gold tassels and an attached silvered badge portraying a handshake. The frame measures approximately 12 x 10 inches. The ribbon is fine showing some light wear and aging, and an attractive antique patina on the silver. The frame is also fine with some minor handling/storage wear.

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