EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN EXCEPTIONALLY BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 5-CENT BLUE LITHOGRAPHED ISSUE, GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
Ex "Hanover". With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $5,900.00 as 100, unpriced in the 100J grade). Scott Retail as hinged
FRESH AND VERY FINE. A FANTASTIC AND RARE COMBINATION OF CONFEDERATE LITHOGRAPH AND TYPOGRAPH PAIRS ON A FORWARDED WALLPAPER COVER.
The six-month gap between the February mailing date from Clinton, Tennessee, and the August mailing date from Enterprise, Mississippi, explains the use of two different issues.
FINE OVERALL APPEARANCE. ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR CONFEDERATE PATRIOTIC DESIGNS.
The uniformed officer in this design resembles General P. G. T. Beauregard (as does SN-4). Among the designs depicting a detailed officer likeness, only MS-1 is actually labeled with Beauregard's name.