$25 000

Finweek English Edition - - IN BRIEF -

The amount, rep­re­sent­ing around R290 000, at which a lock of for­mer US Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln’s hair was auc­tioned off for on 24 Jan­uary. Ac­cord­ing to Reuters, it was re­moved by Sur­geon Gen­eral Joseph Barnes after Lin­coln was as­sas­si­nated by John Wilkes Booth in 1865.

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