10c Blue, Die A (11).
Large margins all around, tied by part but bold strike of "Mobile Ala. Dec. 2(?) 1863" double-circle datestamp on illustrated overall lithographed "Independent Packet James Battle" steamboat advertising
cover to Greensboro Ala., Wm. Murphy of New York imprint on back, trivial edgewear
EXTREMELY FINE. A COLORFUL AND RARE CONFEDERATE STEAMBOAT COVER.
The Confederate packet James Battle advertised service on the Alabama River from Mobile and Montgomery. It was captured as a blockade runner in November 1863.
Ex Judd and Dr. Brandon. With 1973 P.F. certificate
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