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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

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1526, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Davis-Stephens and Davis MedallionsMemphis Ten. Jun. 20 186(2?), Memphis Ten. Jun. 20 186(2?)Memphis Ten. Jun. 20 186(2?). Circular datestamp with unclear yeardate, "PAID" and "10" rate handstamps on cover to Berryville Va. with purple Jefferson Davis Medallion, 7-Star Flags, Sunburst and Verse Patriotic design (JD-1A, Verse 53), bottom right corner eroded and some minor speckled toned spots, slightly reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine, Charles Kilbourne believed this to be an 1861 Independent State use of the Davis Medallion Patriotic design (Tennessee was admitted to the Confederacy on July 2, 1861), but the yeardate is unclear in the circular datestamp and the 10c rate would point to the Confederate period, in either case desirable, ex Walcott

E. 500-750
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