Lot 34    

1907 Large Plaster Bust of Lincoln,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
beardless portrait in original cream paint finish, marked on reverse 5394/Copyright 1907 R.P. Cacitoni & Bro Inc/Boston, 24" wide x 31.5" high.

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Loss of ca 35% of finish and small chip on base, VG.
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