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United States

LINCOLNIANA
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1   Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th President of the United States, his signature A. Lincoln as President on one page, 5x8 (Washington, D.C.) telegram sent from Springfield, Ill.
to Lincoln on May 9, 1861, being a Magnetic Telegraph Company foAbraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th President of the United States, his signature "A. Lincoln" as President on one page, 5x8" (Washington, D.C.) telegram sent from Springfield, Ill. to Lincoln on May 9, 1861, being a "Magnetic Telegraph Company" form to "A. Lincoln" with a message that reads simply "Will you accept a regimental command by me for the war - Wm. Phillips", at bottom Lincoln has written "I think the name is Phelps - He is a good man. Will the War Department please answer him? A. Lincoln".This note, would presumably have been sent to Simon Cameron, Lincoln's first Secretary of War, and offers an insight into the hands-on approach Lincoln would take in the war effort. A wonderful and attractive Lincoln signed presidential document.Some expert restoration and repair at the top, along with a reinforcing strip along the left edge, overall fine and perfect for exhibition or framing. (Image) Est. $5,000-7,500

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
2   Original Matthew Brady photograph of Abraham Lincoln, mounted on original card measuring 62x102mm, Stefan Lorant catalog number 76, one of six photographs taken by Brady on
February 9, 1864, just three days before Lincolns 55th birthday this liOriginal Matthew Brady photograph of Abraham Lincoln, mounted on original card measuring 62x102mm, Stefan Lorant catalog number 76, one of six photographs taken by Brady on February 9, 1864, just three days before Lincoln's 55th birthday; this likeness was used as the model for the central vignette used on the first revenue stamped paper issues; quite scarce and desirable. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $700.00
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3 og   1864 Lincoln Subscription labels, the complete set of six different values and colors as listed in the Springer catalog, comprising 2c Black on red orange, 3c Black on green, 4c
Black on pink, 5c Blue on white, 10c Black on yellow and 12c Black o1864 Lincoln Subscription labels, the complete set of six different values and colors as listed in the Springer catalog, comprising 2c Black on red orange, 3c Black on green, 4c Black on pink, 5c Blue on white, 10c Black on yellow and 12c Black on dark blue, all with wide margins, couple with trivial flaws, overall very fine; these scarce labels, according to the Springer catalog, were sold by Lincoln supporters to raise money for Lincoln's re-election campaign, however their status is uncertain. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
4 og   1865 Johnsons Box labels, complete set of six labels with types I, II and III in green and red-orange (the type II green is unlisted by Springer), couple of small flaws, a fine
and rare complete set of these unusual labels according to the Sp1865 "Johnson's Box" labels, complete set of six labels with types I, II and III in green and red-orange (the type II green is unlisted by Springer), couple of small flaws, a fine and rare complete set of these unusual labels; according to the Springer catalog, McElroy's Philadelphia directory of 1865 lists J.H. Johnson as a stationer at 7 N. 10th Street, Johnson issued these labels in connection with his "Free P.O. Box", and the design was apparently issued to honor the martyred president; as with the previous lots their status is uncertain. (imagea) (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $260.00
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5 c 65 65, 3c Rose, tied to a petite mourning cover by a superb upright strike of fancy negative Lincoln and stars cancel, matching Albany, N.Y.Oct 5 c.d.s. alongside, addressed to New
York City, some small minor toning to the stamp primarily#65, 3c Rose, tied to a petite mourning cover by a superb upright strike of fancy negative "Lincoln" and stars cancel, matching "Albany, N.Y./Oct 5" c.d.s. alongside, addressed to New York City, some small minor toning to the stamp primarily at top, otherwise a very fine and choice example of this scarce and popular Lincoln memorial cancellation; 1990 PF certificate. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
6   1866 Treasury Mourning Engraving of Lincolns portrait the Treasury Department re-engraved the National Bank Note Co. die with ornate mourning frame elements surrounding the
central oval vignette, issued to the public for the 57th anniversary of1866 Treasury Mourning Engraving of Lincoln's portrait the Treasury Department re-engraved the National Bank Note Co. die with ornate mourning frame elements surrounding the central oval vignette, issued to the public for the 57th anniversary of Lincoln's birth on February 12, 1866, in black on soft wove paper measuring 104x147mm, very fine and incredibly handsome. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
7   Lincoln engravings and sepia prints, small group of six items, four are handsome engravings by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (three of Lincoln - one is a duplicate, one of
the Lincoln Memorial), plus a large sepia tone print of Lincoln pubLincoln engravings and sepia prints, small group of six items, four are handsome engravings by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (three of Lincoln - one is a duplicate, one of the Lincoln Memorial), plus a large sepia tone print of Lincoln published by Charles Magnus in 1865, and another small sepia print of Lincoln's family, very fine. (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
8 c   Lincoln thematic postal history group of ten covers, nearly all from the 19th century, includes two used Lincoln and Hamlin presidential campaign covers (two different designs),
a Hannibal Hamlin free frank cover, an attractive 2c Red brown frankLincoln thematic postal history group of ten covers, nearly all from the 19th century, includes two used Lincoln and Hamlin presidential campaign covers (two different designs), a Hannibal Hamlin free frank cover, an attractive 2c Red brown franked cover (#210) with fancy "North Lincoln/Apr 15 1885/Maine" oval postmark, plus several other covers with Lincoln town names, condition a bit mixed, but an interesting group. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $475.00
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9 c   Mary (Todd) Lincoln free frank on a petite mourning cover addressed to Mrs. Rhoda E. White in Suffern, N.Y., signed Mary Lincoln, light strike of Altoona, Pa.Aug 20 (1868)
c.d.s., minor toned spot at bottom left, very fine undoubtedly wriMary (Todd) Lincoln free frank on a petite mourning cover addressed to Mrs. Rhoda E. White in Suffern, N.Y., signed Mary Lincoln, light strike of "Altoona, Pa./Aug 20" (1868) c.d.s., minor toned spot at bottom left, very fine; undoubtedly written while Mrs. Lincoln was visiting the health resort "Cresson Springs" which was located near Altoona, the addressee was the wife of James W. White, who was a prominent newspaperman, as well as a close friend of Mrs. Lincoln; a wonderfully choice example of this rare presidential widow free frank; illustrated on page 154 of Free Franking of Mail by Edward Stern. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $2,400.00
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1866 FIFTEEN CENT “MEMORIAL” ISSUE PROOFS, ESSAYS & SPECIMENS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
10 Ec E27F Undersander E27F, 1866 15c Lincoln unadopted stamped envelope essay, using the same die engraving of the 1866 postage stamp (Scott 77) imprinted at top right in black on
86x155mm white laid paper entire, with interesting short transfer of desUndersander #E27F, 1866 15c Lincoln unadopted stamped envelope essay, using the same die engraving of the 1866 postage stamp (Scott #77) imprinted at top right in black on 86x155mm white laid paper entire, with interesting "short transfer" of design at top, with three-line "From the/National Bank Note Company,/No. 1 Wall St. N.Y." imprint at top left, quite fresh and very fine; although the One Cent and Three Cent 1861 designs are recorded as similar stamped envelope essays, this is the sole example known of the 15c Lincoln design as a stamped envelope essay and was previously unknown until about nine years ago when it was discovered and made its first appearance on the auction market; a marvelous rarity perfect as a frontispiece to a specialized collection of either the 1866 Fifteen Cent Lincoln stamp or for a world-class collection of postal stationery. (Image) $8,500.00

SOLD for $5,500.00
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11 TC 77TC1 77TC1, 15c Deep blue, large die trial color proof on India, die sunk on 83x97mm card, showing full die sinkage, with National Bank Note Company imprint at bottom, some small
facial scrapes at top of India paper away from die, India paper faint#77TC1, 15c Deep blue, large die trial color proof on India, die sunk on 83x97mm card, showing full die sinkage, with "National Bank Note Company" imprint at bottom, some small facial scrapes at top of India paper away from die, India paper faintly and evenly toned as is seems to be found on all of the few existing examples in this striking color, small mounting thin on reverse of card, still of very fine appearance for this rare trial color proof. (Image) $2,500.00

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
12 TC 77TC1 77TC1, 15c Red brown, large die trial color proof on India, die sunk on 70x81mm card, showing full die sinkage, without imprint at bottom, small faults to the card (primarily
mounting flaws on reverse), the India proof itself is very fine large#77TC1, 15c Red brown, large die trial color proof on India, die sunk on 70x81mm card, showing full die sinkage, without imprint at bottom, small faults to the card (primarily mounting flaws on reverse), the India proof itself is very fine; large die color proofs of this issue are quite rare and seldom offered. (Image) $2,500.00

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
13 TC 77TC1 77TC1, 15c Blue green, large die trial color proof on India, die sunk on 64x76mm card, showing full die sinkage, without imprint at bottom, small faults to the card on the
reverse only (primarily mounting adhesions and thin spots), the India pro#77TC1, 15c Blue green, large die trial color proof on India, die sunk on 64x76mm card, showing full die sinkage, without imprint at bottom, small faults to the card on the reverse only (primarily mounting adhesions and thin spots), the India proof itself is very fine; quite rare. (Image) $2,500.00

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
14 TC 77TC3 77TC3, 15c Deep blue, trial color plate proof on India, four large to extra-large margins, rich color, extremely fine.#77TC3, 15c Deep blue, trial color plate proof on India, four large to extra-large margins, rich color, extremely fine. (Image) $250.00

SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
15 TCbl 77TC3 77TC3, 15c Deep blue, trial color plate proof on India, a very rare block of four, four large and well balanced margins, rich color, top pair (primarily in top margin) with
small thins and translucent spot from hinging as is typical to India pro#77TC3, 15c Deep blue, trial color plate proof on India, a very rare block of four, four large and well balanced margins, rich color, top pair (primarily in top margin) with small thins and translucent spot from hinging as is typical to India proofs, otherwise very fine and exceedingly handsome. (Image) $1,650.00

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
16 TC 108TC 108TC, 15c 1861-66 Design, Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card, complete set of all five colors, each brilliantly fresh and wonderfully well margined, very fine-extremely
fine the American Bank Note Company reprinted plate proofs in five#108TC, 15c 1861-66 Design, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, complete set of all five colors, each brilliantly fresh and wonderfully well margined, very fine-extremely fine; the American Bank Note Company reprinted plate proofs in five different colors in 1881 at the request of the Post Office Department, for the fifteen cent Lincoln design they used the original National Bank Note Company die, these proofs were displayed at the International Cotton Exposition held in Atlanta, Georgia in 1881, only one sheet of one hundred was printed in each of the five different colors. (Image) $460.00

SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
17 TCbl 108TC 108TC, 15c 1861-66 Design, Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card, complete set in all five colors, in extremely rare blocks of four, all with vibrant colors and large margins
all around, extremely fine a stunning and eye-appealing set unp#108TC, 15c 1861-66 Design, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, complete set in all five colors, in extremely rare blocks of four, all with vibrant colors and large margins all around, extremely fine; a stunning and eye-appealing set; unpriced in Scott as blocks of four; ex-Finkelburg. (imagea) (imageb) (imagec) (imaged) (Image) as singles $1,840.00+

SOLD for $2,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
18 P 77P1 77P1, 15c Black, large die proof on India, die sunk on 73x87mm card. showing full die sinkage, with National Bank Note Company imprint at bottom, quite fresh, very
fine.#77P1, 15c Black, large die proof on India, die sunk on 73x87mm card. showing full die sinkage, with "National Bank Note Company" imprint at bottom, quite fresh, very fine. (Image) $1,250.00

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
19 P 77P1 var. 77P1 var., 15c Black, large die proof on India, overprinted SPECIMEN in red, measuring 43x50mm and mounted at top of large card measuring 92x134mm, which has SpecimenPostage
Stampfrom theNational Bank Note CompanyNo. 1 Wall StreetNew Yor#77P1 var., 15c Black, large die proof on India, overprinted "SPECIMEN" in red, measuring 43x50mm and mounted at top of large card measuring 92x134mm, which has "Specimen/Postage Stamp/from the/National Bank Note Company/No. 1 Wall Street/New York" six-line imprint in red at bottom, very fine and especially handsome; die proofs overprinted "SPECIMEN" in red block letters are from National Bank Note Company sample books used by their salesmen. (Image) as normal $1,250.00

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
20 P 77P2 77P2, 15c Black, small die proof on wove, on original card backing from a Roosevelt album, extremely fine a special printing of small die proofs was produced in 1904 by the
Roosevelt administration, only 85 Roosevelt presentation albums were#77P2, 15c Black, small die proof on wove, on original card backing from a Roosevelt album, extremely fine; a special printing of small die proofs was produced in 1904 by the Roosevelt administration, only 85 "Roosevelt" presentation albums were created using these proofs. (Image) $500.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction

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