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Sale 1071 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 20-21 May, 2014

Category — Confederate States: Essays & Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4493
 
Sale Number 1071, Lot Number 4493, Confederate States: Essays & Proofs(De La Rue, London, 5c Typograph) Jefferson Davis Portrait Carte de Visite, (De La Rue, London, 5c Typograph) Jefferson Davis Portrait Carte de Visite(De La Rue, London, 5c Typograph) Jefferson Davis Portrait Carte de Visite. 60 x 103mm of Jefferson Davis, the original photo used by J.F. Jubert de la Ferte to engrave the 5c De La Rue die, back of photo with extremely unusual Tucker & Perkins, Augusta Ga., Photographic Gallery label, photo was provided to a Mr. Davison in 1906 by the engraver's son, C. H. Jubert de la Ferte, letter from the son and original cover from Weybridge, England accompany, letter states "During your Civil War my father was asked to engrave the original die for the postage stamps of the Confederate States. I came across the other day, amongst other proofs of stamp engravings, the original photos from which my father, F. Joubert, engraved Jeff Davis' head and two proofs of the stamps...", Very Fine, an outstanding collateral photo and perfect frontispiece for a Confederate collection

E. 500-750
1,500
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