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Lot 2247

1856 Fremont, portrait with wife Jessie in black frame, on buff envelope franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 11A) tied by Marlborough NH town marking on cover addressed to Charlton Depot Mass; small cover tears on the reverse, otherwise Very Fine.
Bischel 253.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

Milgram JF-49
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Realized $325.
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Lot 2248

1856 Fremont, portrait in black wreath, lines in the shading behind Fremont's head are horizontal, franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 11) tied by North Enfield NH town marking, cover addressed to Providence RI; small toned spot in portrait background, Fine to Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate $400 - 600

Milgram JF-45, no example in Bischel or Walcott
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Realized $180.
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Lot 2249

1856 Fremont, Portrait of Jessie Fremont only, in black, with "OUR JESSIE" below portrait, franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 11) which has been moved to the left, on cover addressed to Concord NH, double oval "New London N. H. Sep 29" town marking at center, a Very Fine cover.
Estimate $300 - 400

Milgram JF-50, rarity 2 (less than 25 thought to exist with this cachet)
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Realized $140.
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Lot 2250

1856 Fremont, bust facing left, imprint of Putnam Brothers Publishers below bust, franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 11A) manuscript cancelled, matching postmark to left of bust, addressed to Manchester NH; cover slightly soiled and folded vertically at center, Fine.
Bischel 244. Walcott 533.
Estimate $200 - 300

Type of Milgram JF-3
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Realized $90.
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Lot 2251

1860 John Bell, in ribbon facing right portrait, blue Lexington VA c.d.s. on illustrated campaign cover addressed to Kanawha VA, which is now Charleston West Virginia, with letter from cadet at Washington College; stamp missing, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 261var. Walcott unlisted.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2252

1860 Breckinridge, surrounded by eagle and flags, B. Raynor imprint at left, inscription at top right, franked with manuscript cancelled horizontal strip of 1¢ type V (Scott 24), Wentworth NH town marking over bust of Breckinridge, addressed to Waterford VT; cover very lightly soiled, Very Fine, ex-Bischel.
Bischel 275.
Estimate $400 - 600

Milgram type JBK-10, rarity factor 2, less than 25 thought to exist
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Realized $400.
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Lot 2253

1860 Stephen Douglas, facing forward, Carpenter and Allen imprint below bust, franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) tied by fancy Holderness NH Masonic cancel (S-E FR-M2c) on amber cover addressed to Meredith Village NH and redirected to Boston; cover with small repairs along the top edge and light docketing across bust of Douglas, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 295.
Estimate $400 - 600

Milgram type SD-22, Rarity factor 2 (less than 25 examples are thought to exist) - with a Masonic cancel it may be Unique
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Realized $275.
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Lot 2254

1860 Stephen Douglas, portrait in black facing forward with facsimile signature below portrait, franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26, grid cancel, not tied) on cover addressed to Barre Vermont, Manchester NH Sep 1860 town marking at center; cover slight reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Bischel 281.
Estimate $300 - 400

Milgram SD-29, Rarity 3 (five or less examples thought to exist)
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Realized $200.
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Lot 2255

1860 Lincoln, as a rail splitter, two panel illustrated campaign cover for Lincoln and Hamlin, franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) tied by blue circular grid cancel, matching Clarendon NH Sep 18 town marking at center, addressed to Bradford NH, Very Fine.
Bischel 369.
Estimate $500 - 750

Milgram type AL-89, but without imprint
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Realized $450.
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Lot 2256

1860 Lincoln-Hamlin, busts of Lincoln and Hamlin looking towards each other, Carpenter and Allen imprint below busts on amber cover addressed to East Corinth VT, franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) with circular grid cancel of South Weare NH; cover with edge flaws all around, a Fine cover.
Bischel 367.
Estimate $200 - 300

Milgram type AL-95
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Realized $130.
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Lot 2257

1864 Lincoln-Johnson, 3¢ (65) tied by target cancel with Parkersburg WV c.d.s. on Lincoln campaign cover addressed to Clarksburg WV, scarce cover with West Virginia postmark; repaired at bottom right corner, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 406. Walcott 219.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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