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Campaign Covers
 
 
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Lot 410

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, John Bell, rare campaign cover of the nominee on the Constitution Union ticket in 1860, Fine or better.
Estimate $300-350.
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$210
Lot 411

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, James Buchanan, #11A tied by Camden, Maine cds, to Boston dated November 6, 1856, just two days after the election, repaired at upper right corner, Fine or better.
Estimate $130-160.
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$80
Lot 412

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, James Buchanan, Bristol, New Hampshire to Concord New Hampshire, November 26 (1861), obviously, sender was not a Buchanan fan, placing the stamp over the portrait, slightly reduced at left, Fine or better.
Estimate $100-120.
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$60
Lot 413

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, Anti-Buchanan Labels, Two covers to same addressee, each with anti-Buchanan labels on the back, one reads "Freemont will thrash the Wheatland Sheaf", second "No Ostend Buchanier for President!" Both with #11, interesting example of early campaign stickers.
Estimate $120-160.
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$80
Lot 414

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, Buchanan & Breckenridge, one of the rarest campaign designs, oval portraits in black on orange, from Safe Harbor, PA Oct. 18, 1856, some edge wear and nicks, Fine overall.
Estimate $650-800.
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$375
Lot 415

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, Steven Douglas, bold blue Ottawa, IL Aug. 3, 1860 cds, matching blue grid ties #26, minor soiling and small pinhole at right of cover.
Estimate $375-450.
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$290
Lot 416

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, Millard Fillmore, portrait on cover as American Party (Know Nothings) nominee, addressed to Bath, Maine with Melrose, Mass., Oct. 15 cds, contents incl. from Filmore supporter " …We are doing all we can for Fillmore here. Have a club meeting every week with able speakers. Attended a Mass-meeting at Charlestown Friday afternoon where they flung a monster Fillmore flag to the breeze 83 by 51 feet suspended from the Bunker Hill Monument near its top", Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$210
Lot 417

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, John Fremont, engraved portrait on yellow cover to Massachusetts, Oct. 1856, unreadable cds ties #11, Very Fine.
Estimate $120-150.
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$80
Lot 418

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, John Fremont (Jessie Fremont), portrait of Jesse Fremont on cover with 3¢ 1851 with left margin, sent to Newark, New Jersey, very faint blue East Randolph, Mass., Oct. 18 cds, Fine or better.
Estimate $130-160.
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$90
Lot 419

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, Abraham Lincoln, beardless Lincoln in ornate frame with imprint of engraver, with letter on matching letterhead, cds from Newark, Illinois on November 6, 1860, Lincoln's election day, stamp is not canceled and may have been replaced, cover and letter are stained and with faults, still a remarkable election day cover.
Estimate $600-750.
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$325
Lot 420

United States, James Buchanan Exhibit, Campaign Covers, Abraham Lincoln, beardless Lincoln with running mate Hannibal Hamlin on buff cover to Nantucket, engravers imprint Carpenter & Allen, Boston, red Boston, Ms. Oct. 23, 1860 cds with #26 tied by grid killer, Fine or better.
Estimate $180-220.
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$120








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