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Small Collection of Civil War and Military Ephemera

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1153
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2756T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Small Collection of Civil War and Military Ephemera, including stamped and postmarked envelopes, two Ohio covers for mailing the 1864 presidential election tally sheet, a chromolithographed advertisement for a collection of patriotic ballads, a small photograph on card of Major General Halleck, a printed pamphlet An Address to King Cotton by Eugene Pelletan from 1863, shipping receipts from 1862, a handwritten receipt for the purchase of two horses from 1865, an engraved portrait of a horse, two fashion prints from 1861, and several engraved portraits of military officers, including General John F. Reynolds, Major General G.K. Warren, and Major General George Sykes.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Halleck, presidential election, Ohio, Cotton, Eugene Pelletan, G.K. Warren, George Sykes, John F. Reynolds

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