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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/24/2020
Stanhope monocular showing U.S. Grant in military uniform. Caption reads: "I SHALL FIGHT IT OUT ON THIS LINE IF IT TAKES ME ALL SUMMER." Grant wrote these words in a dispatch on May 11, 1864 during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House in Virginia. With metal collar and ring. Image is in almost perfect condition.
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A Stanhope is a tiny rod-shaped lens with a microphotograph attached to one end. The lens is inserted into a holder.  Commonly found holders include pens, pencils, letter openers, tape measures,...

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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $292.50
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Friday, July 24, 2020.
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