5c Blue, Stone 2 (4).
Horizontal pair, dark shade, mostly large margins (separated by tearing along creases, a bit rough with vertical crease between stamps and left stamp with sealed tear), minor gum soaks, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Apr. 13, 1862" cds, struck again on cover with clear "Steam Boat"
straightline handstamp, to Williamsburg Va., slight wear along top edge, bend from contents thru pair, still Very Fine, waterway mail carried by Confederate steamboats along the Alabama River and its tributaries is extremely rare, this being among the finest examples, ex Emerson, Knapp, Shenfield and Antrim
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