Auction 149, Lot 151

"[Lot of 3 - Unused Civil War Envelopes]", Magnus, Charles

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States, Civil War

Period: 1862 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
5.6 x 3.1 inches
14.2 x 7.9 cm

This lot consists of three uncommon Civil War era envelopes (unused). The first envelope has a finely engraved map of the District of Columbia with a portrait of Maj. Gen. McClellan. The second has a map of the Greater Washington D.C. area with an engraving of a soldier on a horse. The third envelope has a map of northern Virginia and Maryland with a portrait of Maj. Gen. Banks. A nice set of envelope maps which would be difficult to replace.

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Condition: B+

Overall good condition with light soiling and toning. There is a small abrasion in the top right corner of the envelope with the portrait of Banks.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/21/2014

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