Sale 2Completed: June 8, 2024

The NAPEX Sale

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Lots 1059—1060

Campaign Covers

  • Lot 1059

    (1860 Campaign) Abraham Lincoln, portrait on overall railsplitter design showing Honest Abe Lincoln on his flat boat and "Baker - Chicago" imprint, on orange cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied partial blue "Baltimore Md. May 25" cds to Ravenna, Ohio; reduced slightly at left, small edge tear at bottom, F.-V.F. appearance.

    Milgram No. AL-79   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.

    This Lincoln vignette was used by the Republican newspaper "The Republican Standard" which was published by Rufus Blanchard.

    Realized: $300

  • Lot 1060

    (1860 Campaign) Abraham Lincoln - Hannibal Hamlin, portrait in ornamented frame of flags and eagle with Lincoln and Hamlin names in shield, separate railsplitter vignette with caption below, on yellow cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by manuscript pen strokes, matching manuscript "Tyre NY, Oct 3" postmark to Dundee N.Y.; reduced slightly at left with lower corner tear, small back flaws at left, F.-V.F. appearance.

    Milgram No. AL-92   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.

    The printing of this design is sharp and pristine when compared to other examples in the marketplace.

    Realized: $250