Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 938
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(CIVIL WAR.) Group of 119 patriotic covers. Unused printed postal covers; various conditions, generally minimal wear. Vp, circa 1861-65

Additional Details

An interesting grouping, including several depicting popular generals McClellan (8), Fremont (3) and Rosecrans (2) as well as numerous regimental leaders including Edward Dickinson Baker; pictorial covers of camps in Hilton Head, Baltimore, Cincinnati, and St. Louis; 8 depicting women with the flag; and numerous examples of the twisted gallows humor (sometimes literally) we expect from patriotic covers.