Assassination of President Lincoln New York Herald newspapers

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2015-06-26 11:18:58

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Assassination of President Lincoln New York Herald newspapers

Assassination of President Lincoln New York Herald newspapers are collectible newspapers published by the New York Herald on April 15, 1865.

 

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The newspaper bore the headline along the left-hand side: “Assassination of President Lincoln”.

The newspaper is among the most collectible reports of the assassination of the 16th US president, which occurred on April 14, 1865 at a theatre in Washington, DC.

The edition is among the most regularly faked newspapers, with more than 20 different versions having been produced, mostly between the late 1800s and early 1900s.

How much are Assassination of President Lincoln New York Herald newspapers worth?

Excellent condition editions can sell for $1,000 at auction. Its price is relatively low for collectible newspapers due to the fact that it was saved by many readers.

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