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Sale 1063 — United States Postal History

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

Category — Presidential Campaigns and Memorabilia: Washington thru 1860 Election

Cat./Est. Value
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
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