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Sale 1241 — United States and Civil War Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 September, 2021

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Category — Trans-Mississippi Express

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1234, Trans-Mississippi ExpressHouston Tex, Houston TexHouston Tex. Part strike of circular datestamp on Oct. 14, 1863 edition of The Tri-Weekly Telegraph published by E. H. Cushing, who also operated an express mail service between Texas and river offices along the Mississippi, printed on green paper during shortage of regular paper, several fascinating news stories, in excellent condition, Very Fine and believed to be a unique postally used example of the green Telegraph, an excellent companion item to a Cushing Express cover with label, ex Birkinbine

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1235, Trans-Mississippi ExpressE. H. Cushing Express, E. H. Cushing ExpressE. H. Cushing Express. Black on white newsprint label, C.S.A. Catalog Type B (without date) and Special Routes book Ty. II, affixed to back of cover with five-line military address to "Cap. John R. Kennard, Co. A. 10th Regiment Tex. Vol. Infantry, Deshlers Brigade, Army of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Tennessee", without town marking, "Paid" straightline handstamp at upper left and space at right where a stamp has been removed, label partly eaten away but most of text is intact, trimmed slightly on three sides and opened for display, soiled but presentable and very rare with a good military address

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
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