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Sale 1190 — The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 October, 2018

Category — Blockade-Run Mail

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1444, Blockade-Run MailTours, France to Charleston S.C. via Nassau, Tours, France to Charleston S.C. via NassauTours, France to Charleston S.C. via Nassau. Incoming blockade-run cover to Cornelius L. Burckmyer at Charleston, bold "6" rate handstamp for ship letter to port of entry, contains three letters (numbers 52, 54 and 55) datelined at Tours between Sep. 5 and Oct. 9, 1864, lengthy content from Mrs. Burckmyer written in diminutive script but not cross-written like others from this correspondence, missing most of backflap, minor edgewear, Very Fine and fascinating incoming blockade-run cover with extensive content, this is unlisted in the Special Routes census, but would be the latest recorded Burckmyer cover into Charleston

E. 1,000-1,500
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