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Sale 1225 — Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 September, 2020

Category — Engraved Issues (Scott 8-10)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
281
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 281, Engraved Issues (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Position 47 noted on back, complete or large portions of all four framelines, full margins all around, tied by "Mobile Ala. Jun. ?9" (1863) double-circle datestamp on red and blue 8-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover (F8-4) to Greensboro Ala., couple trivial tiny nicks at top of cover not mentioned on accompanying certificate, outstanding condition

EXTREMELY FINE AND SPECTACULAR COVER. THE FRAMELINE STAMP IS EXTREMELY RARE ON A PATRIOTIC COVER OF ANY DESIGN -- THIS 8-STAR DESIGN IS A RARITY IN ITS OWN RIGHT. ARGUABLY THE MOST OUTSTANDING FRAMELINE PATRIOTIC COVER KNOWN.

Ex Brooks, Duckworth and Kilbourne (acquired by the Kilbournes privately in 1965 -- for the princely sum of $1,275). With 2018 P.F. certificate. Scott value $10,000.00

E. 7,500-10,000
8,000
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