A sophisticated political collector listed a somewhat scarce Lincoln & Johnson back-to-back ferrotype on eBay. While not the most desirable type, its pristine condition and original red ribbon elevated it to special status. Eleven bidders vied for it, resulting in a strong price of $1,925.
Lincoln Mourning Cockade. Black silk ribbon with attached black wool lace cockade, decorated with gold bullion tassels, 9" x 4". "Lincoln" has been printed on a small white piece of fabric and wrapped around the black cockade button.