VERY FINE STRIKE OF THIS RARE MARKING. ONE OF ONLY THREE WE HAVE OFFERED AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE ON A COVER WHICH IS AN UNEQUIVOCAL CONFEDERATE STATE USE OF U.S. POSTAGE.
This rare "Steamer Cherokee" name-of-boat marking, with a cotton motif, is only the third example we have offered since keeping computerized records (one was on a piece of a cover front). It is also the only example on a cover which is an unequivocal Confederate State use of U.S. postage, which makes it far more desirable.
Ex Bilden. With 1975 C.S.A. certificate