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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 — Post-Appomattox

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 486, Post-Appomattox5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, ample margins to just touched, tied by "Quincy Flor. Apr. 18" cds on brown cover to Cuthbert Ga., sender's instructions "Via Albany", with original 1865 letter enclosure from a husband to his wife, an attempt to comfort her during hardships, imploring her and other "not to get excited" but sounding rather frantic himself, a bit toned, Fine, nine days after Appomattox

E. 200-250
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 487, Post-Appomattox10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Horizontal pair, large to huge margins except touched at upper left, rich color and impression, tied by violet "Augusta Ga. Apr. 29" cds on cover to Greenville S.C., docketed 1865, light fold at right clear of pair, Very Fine and choice, the latest recorded use of Die A Archer & Daly stamp east of the Mississippi River

E. 300-400
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Sale Number 754, Lot Number 488, Post-AppomattoxNorthern Patriotic Usage, Northern Patriotic UsageNorthern Patriotic Usage. Two covers used from Northern cities, first with 3c Rose (65) tied by "Washington D.C. Oct. 29" (1861) cds on buff cover with red and blue upside-down 7-Star Confederate Flag with caption "A flag-itious article out of place", addressed to stationer J. Magee at Philadelphia, long restored tear at top; second cover missing stamp, red and blue 10-Star Confederate Flag patriotic and verse with blue "Baltimore Md. Jul. 28" cds, scarce use of Confederate patriotic from Southern sympathizer in Baltimore, severe opening faults

E. 100-150
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