Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSun, Aug 29, 2004 11:00 AM EDT
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA
Early American History Auctions, Inc. (EAHA) announces the release of the catalog for its August 28, 2004 Mail Bid Auction, consisting of 1,454 lots of Authentic, Historic Autographs, Coins, Currency, Encased Postage Stamps, Civil War Material, Prints, Maps, and other Americana. The following highlights are included:<br> <br> AUTOGRAPHS: Highlights of this section include: An Exceedingly Rare Copy - of the July 9. 1776, "WHITE PLAINS" New York, of The Declarations of Independence (Est. $5,000-up); An Important George Washington Archive of three documents relating to the French and Indian War (Est. $50,000-$75,000).<br> <br> Colonial America & American Revolution: Important lots include: An Autographed Letter with a contemporary discussion of the repeal of the Stamp Act, 1766 (Est. $1,200-$2,400).<br> <br> CIVIL WAR: A fabulous Amelia Murphy, Confederate Spy Archive (Est. $1,500-$3,000).<br> <br> CONTINENTAL & COLONIAL CURRENCY: Superb Quality Note “Printed by B. Franklin”, June 1, 1759, 20 shilling (Est. $2,000-$3,000).<br> <br> ENCASED POSTAGE STAMPS of the Civil War Era: A Very Rare 5¢ “Dougan The Hatter” (Est. $4,000-$6,000).<br> <br> Postage Stamp Envelopes of the Civil War Era: : Seventeen Different Examples of these exceedingly Rare Pre-Encased Postage Stamp envelopes.<br> <br> OBSOLETE , FRACTIONAL & UNITED STATES CURRENCY: Several Outstanding, high Quality Collections of Regular Issue and Proof notes, Including: Possible Finest Known Fractional, FR-1316, 2nd Issue, 50¢ Washington, (Est. $2,000-$2,500).<br> <br> Colonial & Washington Coinage: Important “Large Head” Nova Eborac Copper, (Est. $4,000-$5,000).<br> <br> Medals & Indian Peace Medals: Beautiful 1781 Libertas Americana Medal in Bronze, (Est. $3,000-$4,000).<br> <br> UNITED STATES COINS: A pleasing 1799 Draped Bust Silver Dollar, Extremely Fine (Est. $3,000-$4,000).<br> <br> Americana & Political: Incredible 1800 Virginia Election Archive including ten documents relating to the voting for electors (Est. $6,000-$10,000).<br> <br> MAPS: 1624 Map “L’Amerique” Engraved by Petrus Bertius, 15" by 19.5" with wide margins, hand colored (Est. $4,000-$6,000).<br> <br> Additional items will be offered in the following areas: Colonial America, American Revolution, Washington-related, Post-Revolutionary War to Civil War, Civil War, Lincoln-related, Black History and Slavery, Famous Signers on Continental Currency, Colonial Notes Printed by Benjamin Franklin, Fiscal Paper and Stamps, Fractional Currency, Colonial and Washington Coinage, Medals, Ancient and World Coins, Newspapers, Pamphlets, Books, Posters, Political, Silk Ribbons, Americana, Judaica, Fossils, Meteorites, and Cultural Artifacts.
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