Sale 284

Lot 1120

War Dept., 1879, 6¢ rose red (O117), cancelled on a legal size cover by "Washington, D.C. Oct 3" duplexed cork to a Lieutenant in the 6th Infantry at Fort Abraham Lincoln, Dakota Territory, crossed cannons corner card for the ordnance department in black; stamp with faults, cover with edgewear and a few tears, Fine, a rare Fort destination.
Estimate 400 - 500

Fort Abraham Lincoln existed from 1872 to 1891, and was the fort where Custer was based at the time of the Little Big Horn massacre.

Realized $425

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