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1862-1872 Lincoln/Johnson/Grant Signed Presidential Pardons in Framed Display
Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $6,380.00
Representing one of the most important powers granted to a President, each of the three documents presented in this extraordinary display is an official Presidential pardon signed, respectively, by Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Ulysses S. Grant. Each of the three one-page documents are identical with regard to their preprinted wording that authorizes the Secretary of State to grant a pardon to the individual listed. The collection is comprised of the following: Abraham Lincoln: pardon dated September 10, 1862 - signed "Abraham Lincoln" in black ink (grading "7"). Very Good condition with both horizontal and vertical fold lines as well as professional restoration (not affecting the signature) to a few minor tears. Andrew Johnson: pardon dated March 21, 1868 - signed "Andrew Johnson" in black ink (slight smudge upon the first "o," otherwise "9"). Excellent appearance overall with two horizontal fold lines, a few light creases and a tiny edge tear. Ulysses S. Grant: pardon dated May 8, 1872 - signed "U.S. Grant" in black ink (grading "5-6"). Excellent to Mint condition with two horizontal fold lines. Both the Johnson and Grant pardons measure 8.5 x 11 inches while the Lincoln document is slightly smaller, measuring 7.75 x 9.75 inches. This impressive trio of presidential documents is magnificently presented in an extraordinary manner. All three pardons are presented together within a large and majestic wood-framed display measuring an impressive 40 x 39 inches. Within this elaborate setting, each document has been mounted above an oval photo of the respective President, below which is a detailed biographical plaque listing the former offices held by each man. This is a truly exceptional, museum-quality Presidential display piece representing three consecutive administrations. LOA from Steve Grad & John Reznikoff/PSA DNA. Please note: Due to the size and weight of this piece, and depending on where it is sent, shipping fees for this item could be substantial. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$6,000+. SOLD FOR $6,380.00
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