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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

Category — Confederate States: Uses of U.S. Stamps, Handstamped Paids

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 982, Confederate States: Uses of U.S. Stamps, Handstamped PaidsLouisville Ky. Southern Letter Unpaid, Louisville Ky. Southern Letter UnpaidLouisville Ky. Southern Letter Unpaid. Pale yellow cover addressed to Louisville Ky., entered Confederate mails with blue "Charlottesville Va. Jun. 19, 1861" double-circle datestamp with "10" and "Paid" C.S.A. rate handstamps, attempted payment of U.S. postage with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), not accepted as prepayment in Louisville where bold blue "DUE" handstamp struck with manuscript "3", reduced slightly at top clipping corner of stamp, edge stains and repaired tear at upper left, otherwise Fine and very rare example of Confederate mail to Louisville after suspension of the Nashville-Louisville mail route, had this been addressed anywhere north of Louisville it would have received the "Southn. Letter Unpaid" handstamp, letters addressed locally were marked "Due" for unpaid postage, examples of Southern Letter Unpaid mail delivered in Louisville are exceedingly rare

E. 500-750
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