Nov 25, 2014 - Sale 2368

Sale 2368 - Lot 159

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) Group of 15 ribbons, memorial cards, and ballots, most of them Lincoln-related. Various sizes and conditions. (TFC) Vp, 1844-1907 and nd

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Ribbons: "American Republican Association of West Philadelphia. Semper Paratus. In Defence of our Rights. July 4th, 1844." A ribbon from a Nativist group, illustrated with group of men bearing American flag, and a rattlesnake "City of Philadelphia. Reception of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, President Elect of the U.S., February 21, 1861." Illustrated with seal of the City of Philadelphia in gold "City Council of Baltimore." Illustrated with image of Baltimore's Washington monument "Polo Historical Society, February 22, 1907." Illustrated with Lincoln's profile
Memorial cards: Oval portrait of Lincoln against an American flag printed in red and black, possibly a memorial item Oval portrait of Lincoln captioned "Abraham Lincoln, born February 12th, 1809, assassinated April 14th, 1865./ He was a man - take him for all in all,/We ne'er shall look upon his like again" Oval portrait of Lincoln captioned "We Mourn our Nation's Chief! He fell not in the Battle's strife, He gave not to Disease his breath; Twas by the foul Assassin's act, Our noble Chief receiv'd his death!" Oval portrait of Lincoln captioned "In Victory We Mourn a Martyred Patriot" Oval portrait of Lincoln captioned "We Mourn His Loss"
Ballots: National Union ticket listing Lincoln, Johnson, and local California candidates, [1864] Republican ticket listing Natt Head for governor and other New Hampshire local candidates, [1879?] Whig ticket listing Thomas E. Sawyer for governor and other local New Hampshire candidates, [1851?] Republican ticket listing Lincoln and Hamlin, as well as local Illinois candidates, [1860] Republican Union ticket listing John A. Andrew for governor and other local Massachusetts candidates, imploring "Stand by the President . . . God bless Abraham Lincoln," [1862]. Also one miscellaneous item, a small illustrated newspaper extra re the election of Senator John Logan, Springfield, IL, 19 May 1885.