Sale 1153 — The Deane R. Briggs, M.D., Collection of Florida in the Civil War
Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 May, 2017
Category — Blockade-Run Mail to Florida
VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED INCOMING BLOCKADE-RUN COVERS ADDRESSED TO FLORIDA. THIS IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE SENT VIA WILMINGTON N.C.
Only three Florida-addressed incoming blockade-run covers are recorded out of more than 200 total covers. Two were sent through Charleston S.C. (offered in lots 2173 and 2174 in this sale) and this one was sent through Wilmington N.C. This is also the finest of the three.
Walske-Trepel Special Routes Census No. BI-Wm-50