This image provided by Southeby's shows The pair of German opera glasses 

This image provided by Southeby's shows The pair of German opera glasses carried by President Lincoln at the 14 April 1865 performance of Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre—the evening he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.  The glasses will go up for bidding Friday, June 17, 2011 at Sotheby's in New York, along with a trove of Civil War treasures. The glasses have a pre-sale estimate of up to $700,000.    (AP Photo/Sotheby's)
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This image provided by Southeby's shows The pair of German opera glasses carried by President Lincoln at the 14 April 1865 performance of Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre—the evening he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. The glasses will go up for bidding Friday, June 17, 2011 at Sotheby's in New York, along with a trove of Civil War treasures. The glasses have a pre-sale estimate of up to $700,000. (AP Photo/Sotheby's)
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