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252: Unique Abraham Lincoln Wax Proof Impression

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252: Unique Abraham Lincoln Wax Proof Impression

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Lincoln RelatedUnique Abraham Lincoln Wax Proof Impression Of The 1899 Plimpton and Morgan 4� Lincoln Stamped Envelope

1899 Plimpton and Morgan 4� Lincoln Stamped Envelope Red Wax Proof Impression. Undersander Number E102Da. Die Impression of the Essay Design. Gem Wax Proof.
This remarkable rarity is the ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE. The red wax planchet measures about 2.25" tall x 1.75" wide and is on a slightly larger white card backing for display and protection. The central oval impression measures about 1.25" tall x 1" wide and has a central portrait of Lincoln facing left, with a surrounding legend "UNITED STATES POSTAGE - FOUR CENTS." The design is superb in its sharp crispness of detail. The design and legends having never apparently been touched within the central oval area. This authentic, unique Wax Proof Essay is a fabulous item for collectors of Lincoln, with a wonderful, historic philatelic connection.



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252: Unique Abraham Lincoln Wax Proof Impression

Estimate $1,800 - $2,400
Aug 30, 2009
Starting Price $1,000
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Est. $1,800 - $2,400Starting Price $1,000
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Lincoln RelatedUnique Abraham Lincoln Wax Proof Impression Of The 1899 Plimpton and Morgan 4� Lincoln Stamped Envelope

1899 Plimpton and Morgan 4� Lincoln Stamped Envelope Red Wax Proof Impression. Undersander Number E102Da. Die Impression of the Essay Design. Gem Wax Proof.
This remarkable rarity is the ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE. The red wax planchet measures about 2.25" tall x 1.75" wide and is on a slightly larger white card backing for display and protection. The central oval impression measures about 1.25" tall x 1" wide and has a central portrait of Lincoln facing left, with a surrounding legend "UNITED STATES POSTAGE - FOUR CENTS." The design is superb in its sharp crispness of detail. The design and legends having never apparently been touched within the central oval area. This authentic, unique Wax Proof Essay is a fabulous item for collectors of Lincoln, with a wonderful, historic philatelic connection.



Early American will accept payment by check or credit card.

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