Lot 17: Abraham Lincoln

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-07 10:59:47

Lot 17: Two presidential tickets for the 1864 election, one for the incumbent Republican Abraham Lincoln and one for his rival, Democrat George B. McClellan. The Lincoln ticket measures 2.5 x 7 and is printed with the text, "Union Presidential Ticket…For President, Abraham Lincoln of Illinois, For Vice President, Andrew Johnson of Tennessee," and provides a list of electors. The Ashland County, Ohio, heading has been struck through and modified to "Lake" County. The McClellan ticket measures 2.5 x 7.5 and is printed with the text "Democratic National Ticket, For President, George B. McClellan. Of New Jersey. For Vice-President, George H. Pendleton. Of Ohio." The top is also labeled "Lake County" in an unknown hand. Nicely matted and framed with a carte-de-visiteportrait of each candidate to an overall size of 17 x 12.5. Various folds, creases, and light soiling, otherwise overall fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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