5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c).
Horizontal strip of five, margins all around, tied by multiple strikes of "Richmond Va. Oct. 17" (1861)
circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Petersburg Va., left third of cover is neatly folded over for easier display, this portion with pencil docketing and light staining, one stamp tiny bit of margin scuffing at top, which is inconsequential
VERY FINE. A SPECTACULAR QUINTUPLE 5-CENT RATE LITHOGRAPH COVER FROM STONE A-B, POSTMARKED ON THE SECOND DAY OF ISSUE -- THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE ON COVER.
Ex Antrim. Acquired by the Kilbournes in our inaugural Rarities of the World Sale in 1964 (lot 142)
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