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Sale 1087 — The Brandon Collection, Part 2: General Issues and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 20-21 November, 2014

Category — Confederate Patriotics: Early Designs thru Leaders

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
113
c
Sale Number 1087, Lot Number 113, Confederate Patriotics: Early Designs thru LeadersNew Orleans 21 Mar. (1861), New Orleans 21 Mar. (1861)New Orleans 21 Mar. (1861). Circular datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on cover to Raleigh N.C. with black Jefferson Davis Medallion and 8 Stars Patriotic design (JD-4), notation on back indicates letter enclosure was dated Mar. 21, 1861 (no longer present), stamp with faulty perfs at right, small edge tear at top just into stars of design, faint toning

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN OUTSTANDING CONFEDERATE STATE USE OF U.S. POSTAGE ON A JEFFERSON DAVIS PATRIOTIC COVER.

This is one of the rarest Davis medallion Patriotic designs. Its use with the U.S. 3c 1857 Issue from Confederate New Orleans makes it particularly desirable.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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