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Sale 754 — The Morris Everett Collection of C.S.A.

Sale Date — Saturday, 30 October, 1993

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Category — Louisiana Relief Committee

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
456
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 456, Louisiana Relief CommitteeLouisiana Relief Committee, Louisiana Relief CommitteeLouisiana Relief Committee. Ms. endorsement on back of cover "Forwarded by the Louisiana Committee at Mobile", 10c Blue, Die A (11), large margins to just touched at right, tied by "Mobile Ala." double-circle ds, to Montgomery Ala., opened for display, faint stain and short opening tears in backflaps, otherwise Fine, scarce example of this blockade-run mail route after the capture of Louisiana by Federal forces

E. 750-1,000
375
457
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 457, Louisiana Relief CommitteeLouisiana Relief Committee, Louisiana Relief CommitteeLouisiana Relief Committee. Ms. endorsement "(La. Com)" on small cover to Mobile, 5c Green, Stone A (1), cut in half from opening at right, and 2c Red (8), large margins to just touched, each tied by "Mobile Ala. Nov. 2, 1863" double-circle ds, enigmatic rating, probably 5c prepaid into Mobile, then put into mails as a drop letter with 2c stamp, slightly toned, rare and early Louisiana Relief Committee usage

E. 750-1,000
850
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458°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 458, Louisiana Relief CommitteeLouisiana Relief Committee, Louisiana Relief CommitteeLouisiana Relief Committee. Ms. sender's endorsement "Forwd. by La. Relief Committee at Mobile" on yellow cover to Woodville Miss., 10c Blue, Die A (11), irregular margins mostly ample to large, tied by "Mobile Ala. Sep. 21" double-circle ds, ms. receipt docketing "La. Relief Committee Sep. 21/64" at left, Very Fine, illustrated in Shenfield (p. 99) and described as the latest known use via the Louisiana Relief Committee, which it is still believed to be, ex Parks, Lemley

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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