October 31, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Abraham Lincoln Kalamazoo Wide Awakes 1860 Campaign Ribbon

Silk ribbon, approx. 2.25 x 6.25 in., featuring a beardless portrait of Abraham Lincoln at center, with black printed text "Kalamazoo / Wide Awakes" above, and "For President, / Abraham Lincoln / Of Illinois" below. Portrait with indecipherable credit at lower right. 

Provenance:From the Rafalski Collection of Lincolniana


Ribbon frayed at both top and bottom edges, with one noticeable separation near top. Print and portrait rather faded through middle section, rendering "Of Illinois" difficult to discern. Ribbon also has soiling/discoloration throughout.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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