Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 82

press UP arrow key to increase the zoom ratio.
press DOWN arrow key to decrease the zoom ratio.
press RIGHT arrow key to increase the zoom window size.
press LEFT arrow key to decrease the zoom window size.

Lot 726

[Lincoln, Abraham] Funeral Car Mourning Cloth Relic, April 19, 1865. A 2" x 5/8" fragment of black mourning cloth taken from President Abraham Lincoln's funeral car, contained within an old paper wrapper which has the following ink inscription: "Taken from President Lincoln funeral car Wednesday April 19th 1865." This piece originates from the estate of the head carpenter at the Treasury Department in Washington, 1865. Originally purchased at The Rail Splitter auction May 23, 2001. Very fine condition.
Estimated Value $800 - 1,200.
From the collection of Dean William Rudoy.

Realized $707

Go to lot:  

Home | Current Sale | Calendar of Events | Bidding | Consign | About Us | Contact | Archives | Log In

US Coins & Currency | World & Ancient Coins | Manuscripts & Collectibles | Bonded CA Auctioneers No. 3S9543300
11400 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 800, Los Angeles CA 90064 | 310. 551.2646 ph | 310.551.2626 fx | 800.978.2646 toll free

© 2011 Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, All Rights Reserved