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Lincoln’s Avenger, John Wilkes Booth’s Killer Boston Corbett Rare Cdv, Union. For Sale

Lincoln’s Avenger, John Wilkes Booth’s Killer Boston Corbett Rare Cdv, Union.

Please Note: We are offering selections from several Lincoln and Civil War collections… Wonderful, important pieces of history along with some downright fun items! Please take a look at ALL our listings! As always, s! [And, as this is the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, if visiting NYC be certain to tour the Civil War Photography exhibit at the Met. The finest such exhibit EVER! Lots of great photos on-loan to the show from our friends Brian and Thomas.]Thomas P. (“Boston”) Corbett carte photograph. Known as “Lincoln’s Avenger,” Corbett (1832-?) remains one of the most enigmatic figures in history. An extraordinarily eccentric evangelical hatter form Boston who, as a member of the 16th New York Cavalry in 1865, he pursued and killed John Wilkes Booth. Corbett was so obsessed by his Christianity that he kept his hair long (as Jesus would have) and even castrated himself to avoid temptation by women. After the Civil War, he removed to Kanas where he was committed to the inane asylum after attempting to break up a meeting in the legislature with a revolver. He escaped the asylum in 1888 and disappeared forever. Bold, resonant carte photograph, blank back, only a hint of age.
A clean specimen… extremely desirable!Needless to say, this is a genuine original, period piece, not a copy or reproduction. Please see below for more specific details.Please see our OTHER sales and check back each week for more material.WE SHIP WORLDWIDE, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US FOR AN INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING QUOTE.sale Rules: All payments are due within 10 days of sale close. buyers who default on sales will be blocked from further offerding. We accept Paypal. Please contact us for payment methods for pay on pickup.  We endeavor to provide the fullest most accurate descriptions possible but offer a full money-back guarantee (less postage and PayPal fees) on any single-item lot if not as represented for two weeks. After that point the sale has concluded. Group lots are sold "as is" and cannot be returned unless truly misrepresented. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have! Thank you! Note: New York residents will be charged applicable sales tax unless we have a valid and current resale number on file. Shipping: All domestic shipments are sent via the United States Postal Service and are sent by first class or media mail where applicable and is available for the price quoted. When purchasing multiple items, we will recalculate shipping to reflect combined shipments. International shipments are normally sent via first class air mail at the price quoted. Those wishing further security for their international shipments can request other services and will be re-quoted accordingly. Please note that normal handling time prior to shipment is between one and five days of receipt of payment. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CAN'T COMBINE SHIPMENTS WITH LOTS SOLD VIA OUR OTHER ACCOUNT ( ID: extantamericana). WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. _gsrx_vers_525 (GS 6.6.5 (525))
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