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Sale 1171 — Stampless Stories: A Postal History of America

Sale Date — Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

Category — The Civil War

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
219
c
Sale Number 1171, Lot Number 219, The Civil WarStephen A. Douglas 1860 Campaign, Stephen A. Douglas 1860 CampaignStephen A. Douglas 1860 Campaign. Three-quarter portrait in frame with name in ribbon on cover to Berne, Switzerland, “North Georgetown O. Oct. 8” (1860) large dotted-circle datestamp boldly struck, 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
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