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Lot 0117
  • Item: Lot of 2 Antique African American Methodist Episcopal Church Member Cards
  • Origin: Philadelphia
  • Date: ca. 1866 - 1867
  • Size: 3.5 x 2.5 inches

    Description: The African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in 1816. Research indicates that this is the historic AME Church of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the oldest independent Protestant denomination founded by black people in the world. Each card is printed on a thin piece of paper and is filled in with period ink writing and signed by the minister. Cards appear to be for members with the last name "Hill".

    No Reserve:
    This lot starts at $1 and has no reserve as a courtesy so that collectors can determine the true market value on this authentic item.

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $2.65 to anywhere within the Continental U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from Pennsylvania.

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  • Condition

    Trimmed edges, fold lines and creases, occasional acid erosion of paper on ink writing.

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Two African Methodist Church Member Cards, 1867

    Estimate $50 - $150Nov 7, 2016