THE UNIQUE GUTTER-MARGIN MULTIPLE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH. ONE OF THE GREATEST RARITIES OF ALL CONFEDERATE GENERAL ISSUES.
From our 1982 and 1986 Rarities sales and ex Murphy. With 1984 P.F. certificate. C.S.A. Catalogue value for used gutter pair and single $4,500.00
ONE OF EIGHT RECORDED COVERS WITH THE EDEY LABEL, OF WHICH HALF ARE AFFIXED TO THE BACKS. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EDEY EXPRESS COVER WITH THE 10-CENT ROSE. IT IS ALSO THE ONLY EDEY COVER POSTED OUTSIDE OF TEXAS.
Arthur H. Edey provided mail service between members of the 5th Regiment, Texas Volunteers, serving east of the Mississippi, and their correspondents back home. Our records contain eight examples of Edey's label, including other covers that are heavily stained or defective. The earliest is dated June 1862, and the latest October 1862. This cover was carried from Virginia across the Mississippi River and deposited by Edey into mails.
Ex Parks, Lemley and Everett. With 1977 C.S.A. certificate and accompanied by 1962 and 1977 Confederate Philatelist articles. C.S.A. Catalogue value $7,500.00
VERY FINE AND ATTRACTIVE COVER BEARING THE ELUSIVE 10-CENT CARMINE.
Ex Finney. With 1997 P.F. and 2008 C.S.A. certificates