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United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers continued...

Slavery and the Civil War, Lincoln, Patriotics, Sanitary Fair
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
2904 c ImageAbraham Lincoln. Folded letter addressed to Lincoln as President datelined "Amsterdam August 30, 1861", written by Francis William Nix who details his 27 years of military service in Europe and asks for the opportunity to volunteer in the war against slavery, red Amsterdam and London transits, New York 21c debit marking, manuscript "Paid" at left, some wear, still Very Fine, interesting letter, ex Vogel (Image)

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E. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
2905 c ImageAbraham Lincoln. Cover addressed to "Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois" with Lincoln-Hamlin beardless Lincoln railsplitter campaign design, 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) tied by grid cancel, "New-York Nov. 28" (1860) circular datestamp, docketed "answered" (secretarial), some edgewear, stains at left

FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF A BEARDLESS LINCOLN RAILSPLITTER CAMPAIGN ENVELOPE ADDRESSED TO LINCOLN IN SPRINGFIELD AFTER HIS WIN IN THE 1860 ELECTION.

After leaving the campaign trail, Lincoln remained in Springfield during the election. This was among the mail he received before leaving for the White House. Ex Vogel. (Image)

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E. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
2906 c Image3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Bright shade, tied by "Littleton N.H. Oct. 12" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Manchester Conn. with beardless Lincoln portrait, railsplitter scene and verse, Raynor imprint at left, enclosed letter written on back of illustrated "Van Hoesen's One Dollar Clothes Wringer" advertising circular, minor wrinkling on cover and at right of stamp, perf tip crease, otherwise Very Fine, desirable Lincoln design, lot also includes Lincoln-Hamlin campaign corner card with No. 65 and Grant/Colfax illustrated campaign cover with No. 65, both somewhat faulty (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
2907 c Image3c Rose (65). Bright shade, cancelled by neat manuscript, matching "Lewisboro Nov. 5" manuscript postmark on cover to South Norwalk Conn. with beardless Lincoln portrait and slogan, slightly reduced at right, few slightly toned perfs, Very Fine, scarce design (Image)

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E. 300-400

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2908 c Image3c Rose (65). Tied by "Yipsilanti Mich. Apr. 1" circular datestamp on embossed "Slavery Sectional Union Liberty Freedom National Onward to Victory" Lincoln-Hamlin Campaign cover to Jonesville Mich., endorsed "Via Detroit" at lower left, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, accompanied by two similar covers each bearing No. 26, ex Kaplan (Image)

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E. 200-300

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
2909 c ImageStephen A. Douglas, Patriotic Design. Yellow 1860 campaign cover depicting Douglas at left, converted to Union Patriotic cover with addition of red and blue American flag at right and "Tell them to obey the Laws and support the Constitution" below Douglas in the same blue ink as the flag, Jul. 1861 Ohio town datestamp and free frank of Ohio Congressman John Hutchins at top right, Very Fine, Douglas died of typhoid fever on June 3, 1861, shortly before this cover was sent, the caption added to this cover is said to be his last words (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
2910 c Image3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Well-centered, tied by bold strike of "Pottstown Pa. Aug. 26" circular datestamp on cover to Princeton N.J., with "Dis chile's CONTRABAN" anti-slavery political cartoon, original enclosure "Death to Traitors." lettersheet with lengthy contents, two sides with overlapping text written in two directions, cover with trivial edgewear, Very Fine example of this scarce design, which was inspired by General Benjamin F. Butler's decision to accept slaves at Fortress Monroe as liberated "contraband" (well before Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation), ex Wagshal (Image)

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E. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
2911 c Image3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by target, "Saint Josephs Mich." circular datestamp on green and brown "The Irish Brigade" Patriotic cover to Galesburgh Mich., slightly reduced at left, some slight overall wear, Very Fine and choice, scarce design (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
2912 c Image1c Blue (63). Three singles, rich color, tied by "Paid" in ovals and red "Boston Mass. Jun. 19" double-circle datestamp, cancelled by manuscript as well, on blue "Secession on Guard--old Towser is after her" cartoon cover to Portland Me., "Held for Postage" handstamp, right stamp small toned spot, cover with tiny waterstain at upper left, Very Fine, ex Walcott (Image)

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E. 200-300

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
2913 c Image3c Rose (65). Bright color, tied by "Springville Pa. Jan. 22" circular datestamp on blue "John Bull don't see it" cartoon cover to Auburn N.Y., J. G. Wells imprint, depicts the British "John Bull" character looking through a cotton bale as a Southern planter entices him with a cornucopia and a slave holds a "Southern Victory" sign, fresh and Very Fine, a rare design referencing the Confederacy's attempt to break Great Britain's neutrality (Image)

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E. 500-750

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
2914 c Image3c Pink (64). Bright color, trace of oxidation at left, tied by bold target cancel, matching "Marietta O. Sep. 16, 1861" double-circle datestamp on "Uncle Sam sends his Bird after Traitor Jeff" cartoon cover to Lower Salem O., manuscript "Oh don't let him go never" commentary reinforces the caricature's message, reduced at bottom and missing part of address, stamp with repair at upper right, still an extremely rare design worthy of restoration (Image)

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E. 200-300

SOLD for $80.00
Will close during Public Auction

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