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Overall: 45 x 30 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. ( 114.3 x 77.5 x 57.2 cm )
Iron safe; black-painted wrought iron rectangular case covered overall with iron straps and bosses, on four wheels; iron door with loop handle opens to reveal green tin-lined interior with pair of wooden battens to support a shelf.
According to accession records, this safe originally belonged to Abraham Lincoln.
Gift of Charles Courtney
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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