U.S. Grant Memorial Service Program & Mourning Pin 1885

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 12,2009
  • Channel: Online Auction
Up for auction is 3 pieces of authentic memorabilia from President Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Service
Plymouth, Mass., August 8th, 1885 Included: MEMORIAL SERVICE PROGRAM (Eulogy) It is a printed, 4 pg. folded spread. Each page measures 8 in. by 5.25 in. Front page features portrait of Grant, with location and time of service. Following pages contain the service exercises (Music by G.L. Osgood, Address by Hon. Thos. Russell) Back page has cross/crown logo. Condition is good, some fold marks from being in envelope MOURNING PIN
Black & white 'mourning pin' featuring text "GRANT." Manufacturer marking, "TRESSE PARIS" on backside of pin
STAMPED ENVELOPE Original envelope, once containing program, opened at side. 2 cent postage stamp Addressed to Kingston, Massachusetts. Postmarked twice (?) Features photo of Grant in corner of envelope Very unique & rare presidential memorabilia. It is difficult to put a price on these, so auction is starting low. I will consider a buy it now offer. Please contact me with any specific questions and I will assist.

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