Clear strike of numeral in truncated frame handstamp on cover to Canton Miss. with red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag with Liberty Cap Patriotic
design (F7-12A), endorsed "Mississippi Troops"
at top, short opening tear at left and minor wrinkling, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine appearing example of this rare design, ex Myers, illustrated in 1986 Dietz on p. 7 where it is identified as an Independent State use from Mississippi (between Jan. 9 and Feb. 4, 1861), illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages
on p. 35, with 1980 C.S.A. certificate
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