1775 American revolutionary broadside to lead Iowa sale

A 1775 American revolutionary war broadside is valued at $40,000-60,000 ahead of a sale at Jackson's in Iowa on June 16.

Bunker Hill broadside
The broadside details the battle of Bunker Hill

Titled "An Elegiac Poem Composed on the Never-to-be-Forgotten Terrible and Bloody Battle Fought at an Intrenchment on Bunker-Hill, now justly called (by the Regulars) Bloody-Hill", it details the events of the battle in Boston.

The present lot is thought to be one of only three surviving copies and the only specimen still in private hands.

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