Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 1063 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 December, 2013

Category — Presidential Campaigns and Memorabilia: Washington thru 1860 Election

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1968
c
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1968, Presidential Campaigns and Memorabilia: Washington thru 1860 ElectionNorth Georgetown O. Oct. 8 (1860), North Georgetown O. Oct. 8 (1860)North Georgetown O. Oct. 8 (1860). Unusual large dotted-circle datestamp boldly struck on Stephen Douglas three-quarter portrait in frame with name in ribbon campaign cover to Berne, Switzerland, manuscript "42" due rate (double 21c), sender's ship-name directive "Steamer Arago to Havre 13 Oct/60", "New York 24 Oct. 13" debit datestamp, partly visible Havre transit datestamp, Havre-Paris (Oct. 26, 1860) transit and Bern receiving backstamps, red manuscript due marking, tear at upper left touches oval of design, otherwise Very Fine, any campaign cover addressed to Europe is rare, this 1860 Douglas cover is truly outstanding

E. 750-1,000
700
Copyright 2021. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy