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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 October, 2018

Category — Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Davis-Stephens and Davis Medallions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1522
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1522, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Davis-Stephens and Davis MedallionsBrownsville Ten. Aug. 8 (1861), Brownsville Ten. Aug. 8 (1861)Brownsville Ten. Aug. 8 (1861). Lightly struck but readable circular datestamp, "PAID" and "5" handstamps on red and blue overall Davis-Stephens 8-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover (F8-17) to Mernando Miss., the eighth star for Virginia scratched into blue background by sender (town mark struck over star), skillfully restored by mending piece torn from top right and adding backflap

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE DESIGN VARIATION ON THIS DAVIS-STEPHENS PATRIOTIC, WITH THE EIGHTH STAR FOR VIRGINIA ETCHED BY HAND INTO THE CENTER BEFORE THE COVER WAS POSTMARKED. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE.

Ex Everett, Bischel and Boshwit. Illustrated in C.S.A. Catalog on p. 430 and in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 43

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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