EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB STAMP AND UNUSUALLY FRESH COVER SHOWING USE OF THE 2-CENT RED JACK ON OFFICIAL CIRCULAR-RATE MAIL.
Ex Wickersham and Birkinbine. Signed Brian Green.
EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FEW 2-CENT RED JACK STRIPS OF FIVE CANCELLED IN BLUE ON COVER, SENT TO THE "SIEGE TRAIN" ON JAMES ISLAND IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR.
The South Carolina "Siege Train" was a special force of C.S.A. artillery that operated from James Island in an attempt to break the Union hold of Charleston Harbor. Captain Mordecai was assistant quartermaster and son-in-law of prominent Charleston resident Moses Mordecai.
Ex MacBride, Hart and Birkinbine. Scott Retail $4,500.00 without premium for blue town marking
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE PAIR OF THE 10-CENT "TEN" ISSUE ON COVER.
Ex Gibson and Gallagher
EXTREMELY FINE 10-CENT FRAMELINE ON COVER. RARELY FOUND WITH SUCH A LARGE PORTION OF THE FRAMELINES.
For many years this April 23 cover was the earliest known use of the 10c Frameline. The EDU is now April 19. C.S.A. Catalogue value for April 1863 date on cover is $10,500.00
Ex Brown and Shenfield. With 1981 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. A CHOICE 10-CENT FRAMELINE STAMP TIED BY THE DATELESS RICHMOND CIRCLE IN BLUE.
The Richmond circle in blue is reported on covers from May-June 1863.