Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Four Score and Seven Years Ago someone printed copies of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and gave them away. Today people are selling them as the real thing. Now I'm not sure if it was 87 years ago, but there are a number of printed facsimiles of that most famous work floating around the country. It is printed on two quarto (8-1/2” x 11”) sheets. On the verso (the back) is the printed text; "A Donnelley DEEPTONE Offset Facsimile / R.R. DONNELLEY & SONS COMPANY / The Lakeside Press." They are very attractive, and could fool the novice collector or dealer. I have seen some framed and matted. Under glass the printer's note is not visible, and it is difficult to tell it not authentic.