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Date
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Photo/Description
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Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-06-28
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 508, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsWheeling [West] Va. May 20, 1861, Wheeling [West] Va. May 20, 1861Wheeling [West] Va. May 20, 1861. Clear strike of blue circular datestamp (yeardate inverted), matching grid cancel on 3c Red on White Nesbitt entire (U9) to Baltimore Md. with red and blue "The Constitution" and American Flag Patriotic design, "Intelligencer Pr., Wheeling" imprint at bottom, Very Fine, an extremely rare early use of a Union patriotic design on Nesbitt entire, western Virginia was fundamentally pro-Union and anti-secession, Unionists convened the first session of the Wheeling Convention on May 13-15, 1861, in opposition to Virginia's vote to secede, this pro-Union patriotic cover was mailed shortly after the convention, ex Wiseman

E. 1,000-1,500
2,600
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-06-28
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 509, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsWheeling [West] Va. May 31, 1861, Wheeling [West] Va. May 31, 1861Wheeling [West] Va. May 31, 1861. Blue circular datestamp with day and year inverted, matching grid cancel on 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on cover to Eureka Ill. with red and blue "The Constitution" and American Flag Patriotic design, "Intelligencer Pr., Wheeling" imprint below design, bottom right corner repaired where there remains some light toning, Fine appearance, western Virginia was fundamentally pro-Union and anti-secession, Unionists convened the first session of the Wheeling Convention on May 13-15, 1861, in opposition to Virginia's vote to secede, this pro-Union patriotic cover was mailed two weeks after the convention and one day before the Confederate postal system was activated

E. 500-750
800
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