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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — Lincoln Campaign Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
361
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 361, Lincoln Campaign CoversBeardless Lincoln 1860 Campaign Cover, Beardless Lincoln 1860 Campaign CoverBeardless Lincoln 1860 Campaign Cover. "The Peoples' Candidate for President, Abraham Lincoln" in ribbons with evil mustache and beard drawn in contemporarily, 3c Dull Red (26) with perfectly struck 7-bar grid cancel, "Buffalo N.Y. Sep. 3, 1860" circular datestamp, to N.Y. town, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
400
362
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 362, Lincoln Campaign CoversBeardless Lincoln Rail and "Flat Boat" Campaign Design, Beardless Lincoln Rail and "Flat Boat" Campaign DesignBeardless Lincoln Rail and "Flat Boat" Campaign Design. Intense printing on buff cover, 3c Dull Red (26), natural s.e. at right, tied by blue "Chicago Ills. Jun. 25" double-circle datestamp, to New York City, small piece out of backflap, Extremely Fine, unusually choice and attractive example of this classic campaign design, with copies of 1966 and 2001 P.F. certificates

E. 750-1,000
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363
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 363, Lincoln Campaign CoversBeardless Lincoln and Railsplitter Campaign Design, Beardless Lincoln and Railsplitter Campaign DesignBeardless Lincoln and Railsplitter Campaign Design. 3c Rose (65), tied by "Georgetown D.C. Mar. 8" circular datestamp, to Unadilla Forks N.Y., barely reduced at left, stamp with horizontal crease at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
325
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364
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 364, Lincoln Campaign CoversBeardless Lincoln and Railsplitter Campaign Design, Beardless Lincoln and Railsplitter Campaign DesignBeardless Lincoln and Railsplitter Campaign Design. Light buff cover to Binghamton N.Y. with 3c Rose (65) cancelled by pen, ms. "Monterey Feb. 19" pmk., original letter enclosure, originally mailed from Binghampton with respondent's dateline "Monterey Feb. 13th/62", presumably Monterey N.Y., slight edgewear, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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365
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 365, Lincoln Campaign CoversBeardless Lincoln and Railsplitter Campaign Design, Beardless Lincoln and Railsplitter Campaign DesignBeardless Lincoln and Railsplitter Campaign Design. 1c Blue (63), pair and single, different shades, tied by dark blue "Saxton's River Vt. Apr. 27" circular datestamp, to Woodstock Vt., opened roughtly at right just into address, large stain at right below stamps, otherwise Fine usage from a small Vermont town with printer's imprint at left

E. 100-150
190
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366
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 366, Lincoln Campaign CoversBeardless Lincoln, Beardless LincolnBeardless Lincoln. Three-quarter portrait with Merrill & Sons imprint, 3c Rose (65) tied by "Montpelier Vt. Feb. 2, 1862" double-circle datestamp, to Medfield Mass., small piece out of backflap, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
260
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367
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 367, Lincoln Campaign CoversLincoln Mourning Design, Lincoln Mourning DesignLincoln Mourning Design. Portrait in oval with black mourning border and "We loved him in life, We mourn him in death" on cover with 3c Rose (65) tied by target, "San Francisco Cal. Jun. 3, 1865" double-circle datestamp, to Providence R.I., ms. "Steamer via Panama" endorsement, stamp has tiny tear at top, very minor edge soiling and wear, Very Fine, scarce design used from California

E. 500-750
600
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368
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 368, Lincoln Campaign CoversStephen Douglas Campaign, Stephen Douglas CampaignStephen Douglas Campaign. 3c Dull Red (26), radiant color, cancelled by perfectly struck "Paid" in oval on orange cover , "Bowling Green O. Jan. 18" circular datestamp, to Danube N.Y., tiny cover tear at bottom right, Extremely Fine, beautiful cover, illustrated in Milgram book

E. 200-300
375
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