Alexander Historical Auctions LLC

Lot 150

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A fine pair of Lincoln relics, a total of about a dozen strands of hair of both Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln, seperately contained within small magnifying cases matted beneath reproduction images of the President and First Lady. An printed note matted beneath the locks offers provenance: "...Several strands of Abraham Lincoln's hair, given by the President to Mrs. Caroline Wright, wife of Governor Joseph A. Wright of Indiana, as a token of their friendship. These hair relics passed through the Wright family until offered for sale by Christie's in 1992. Ex: Forbes Collection 2002". Beautifully triple-matted, accompanied by a copy of the original Chritie's catalog description and COA. Fine condition.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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