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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Campaign CDV Photograph stamp 1864

$875.00

Abraham Lincoln Original Political Campaign Memorabilia Collectibles Photos For Sale
Abraham Lincoln
1864 Presidential Campaign CDV Photograph



Stunning piece fo history.  Original 1864 Abraham Lincoln Campaign photo and original CDV.  With Super RARE Stamp hand post dated "SEPT. 64".  A Gem of a find!
Size: Overall 2.5 x 4.25" 

* See enlargeable images above and below

1864 Presidential Campaign CDV.

Large Oval Portrait of Candidate Lincoln surrounded by Raised Rope Embossing. The Portrait itself is known by the Ostendorf/Hamilton Guide book as (O-92).. Taken at the Mathew Brady Galley in Washington D.C. in Jan.1864. This Extremely Popular image of the President has graced U.S. Currency and other like usages for more than 100+ years ( 1914 United States $5 Dollar Notes..) This Political Campaign Rarity was produced in Abraham Lincoln's home state of Illinois by P.F. SIELEFELD-Photographer, 421 Division Street, CHICAGO !!!! The Classic Orange 2 cent Revenue Stamp is Hand Cancelled in black ink and Dated "SEPT. 64"

Condition Issues : Age soiling on the obverse but NO Foxing. Straight Borders and Sharp Corners. Lincoln's Portrait is OUTSTANDING with Superb Detailing and a deep sepia tone. REVERSE : Age soiling with a minor lower border "nick" The Photographer's Purple Ink is solid and NOT Faded. The TAX STAMP is Bright and undamaged. The Hand Cancelled Black Ink is easily Legible with bold Initials and Dating. The Overall EYE APPEAL is Wonderful !

Note: Cvtreasures stamp not on original