EXTREMELY FINE. PROBABLY THE FINEST OF THE FEW KNOWN COVERS BEARING A BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT "RED JACK" ISSUE.
Ex Pratt, Brooks and Kilbourne. Accompanied by a 1949 letter from Stanley B. Ashbrook stating that Brooks paid $700 for the cover in the 1920s. Illustrated in 1986 Dietz catalog (p. 136)
VERY FINE COVER FROM RICHMOND WITH A STRIP OF FIVE OF THE 2-CENT ENGRAVED "RED JACK", PAYING THE 10-CENT RATE.
Ex Gimelson. With 2003 C.S.A. certificate. Scott value for strip of five on cover $4,500.00
AN UNUSUAL TURNED COVER WITH AN EXTREMELY RARE COMBINATION FRANKING.
Ex Keeling and from our 2005 and 2013 Rarities sales. Scott value for the strip of five on cover $4,500.00
EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE FEW KNOWN COVERS BEARING A BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT "RED JACK" ISSUE.
We have offered only five covers bearing a block of the 2c "Red Jack" since keeping computerized records.
FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USE OF THE 2-CENT 1863 "RED JACK" GENERAL ISSUE FOR THE 10-CENT RATE AND TIED BY THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA GRID.
Ex Corwin and Walske. With 2009 P.F. certificate. Scott value for the strip of five on cover $4,500.00