Sale 284

Lot 1820

Lincoln 1860 campaign patriotic, beardless portrait in circular frame facing right with river scene below surround by rail fence, Baker imprint at bottom (W-183), on buff envelope to Decatur, Ill. bearing 3¢ dull red (26) tied by "El Paso, Ill. Nov 2" c.d.s, enclosed lettersheet datelined "Oct 3, 1860" with vignette of beardless Lincoln engraved by ed Mendel; couple edge tears with light soiling, lettersheet has some staining, Fine.
Estimate 300 - 400

Realized $525

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