Sale 284

Lot 1819

Lincoln mourning patriotic, bearded portrait facing right in black double oval (W-223 var.), "The nation mourns his loss" imprint below design on 1865 envelope to Roscoe, Minn., bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied partially by "Chattanooga Tenn. Sep 3" c.d.s., enclosed letter datelined "April the 19" tells of the final days of the war…the fall of Richmond and Mobile, and the great mourning on the news of the assassination of President Lincoln; cover repair upper left and soiling, stamp fault, Fine.
Estimate 400 - 500

Realized $425

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