Sale 323

Lot 53

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (10A), position 4R2E, deep color with four margins showing part sheet margin at top, tied by circular grid cancellation on 1851 letter to Oregon, Ill., black "Pekin Il. Sep 14" c.d.s., the letter was written by David Davis, an associate of Abraham Lincoln, Very Fine.
Estimate 300 - 400

Davis managed Lincoln's 1860 presidential campaign and, in 1862, was appointed by Lincoln to the Supreme Court.

Realized $625

Go to lot: