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Lincoln's Fountain Pen Sells for Over $40,000

Lincoln's Fountain Pen Sells for Over $40,000
In this image from the U.S. Library of Congress, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln sits for a portrait Feb. 5, 1865. (Alexander Gardner/Getty Images)

By    |   Friday, 23 February 2018 09:50 AM

Abraham Lincoln's fountain pen sold for $41,250 at auction, according to the Washington Examiner.

The pen, decorated with a gold-colored star pattern, was sold Thursday by Nate D. Sanders Auctions. The auction house had required a $30,000 opening bid, according to the Examiner.

Lincoln had received the 7.25" long pen during his presidency, the website said. His grandniece, Mary Edwards Brown, later inherited it.

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Abraham Lincoln's fountain pen, decorated with a gold-colored star pattern, was sold for $41,250 at auction.
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