This is crazy! Someone bought a lock of President Lincoln's HAIR! . A lock of hair that was taken during Lincoln's autopsy, along with a telegram announcing the president's assassination sold for $81,250 on Saturday. The hair is a two-inch piece cut after the 16th president was fatally shot in 1865. Bobby Livingston of RR Auction in Boston said the hair came from a family member who was at the president's side at the time of his death. The telegram was sent to a cousin of Lincoln's widow and features a drop of blood on it. In those days, it was not uncommon for people to be gifted hair of people who had passed away.
Also, if you have $81,250 to spend on a piece of hair...good for you!!