2c Brown Red (8).
Block of four and single, block with large margins to in, long pre-use diagonal tear at upper right, tied by multiple strikes of "Charlottesville Va. Oct. 30, 1864" double-circle datestamp on back of adversity cover made from a multicolored railroad and stagecoach broadside,
addressed to a florist in Staunton Va., ornate design with fancy borders, inside with map and portions of coach and train illustrations, slightly reduced at left
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USE OF A BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT "RED JACK" ON COVER -- ALMOST CERTAINLY UNIQUE AS A MULTICOLOR ADVERSITY USE OF AN ILLUSTRATED BROADSIDE.
The illustrated broadside and correspondence are the same as the trio of No. 7 covers offered in the previous lot
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