Sale 343

Lot 3264

Lincoln portrait in oval and mourning border around envelope (Milgram AL-362), design printed in black, sender embellished around portrait "Assassinated at Ford's Theatre Washington, by J Wilkes Booth, Good Friday April 14/65", bearing 3¢ rose (65), well centered, tied by cork cancel duplexed with "New York 1 May" c.d.s. and addressed to Ann Arbor, Mich.; couple surface abrasions, Fine and rare design, especially desirable with embellishment.
Estimate $500 - 750

Provenance: Matthies

Illustrated in Milgram's Lincoln book on page 164.

Realized $500

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