Say What?!: Lock of Abraham Lincoln’s Hair, ‘Bloody’ Assassination Telegram Sell for $81,250

BOSTON, Ma. – A lock of hair from President Abraham Lincoln’s postmortem examination, along with a blood-stained telegram delivered shortly after his 1865 assassination, sold for more than $81,000.

Lincoln’s thick lock of hair, about 2 inches long and mounted to the official telegram, sold at auction Saturday, according to a statement from RR Auction of Boston.

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