Sale 1016 — Confederate States, U.S. Postal History, General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 15-17 November, 2011

Category — Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. Stamps

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
508
c
Sale 1016, Lot 508, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsEtowah Ga. Feb. 11 (1861). Light strike of blue circular datestamp with date in ms. on cover to Howell Cobb at the Montgomery Convention, ms. "M.A. Cooper PM" free frank at top, small tear at top and on backflap, Very Fine, a scarce Confederate postmaster free frank sent prior to the June 1 establishment of the C.S.A. postal system (which did not allow postmaster free franks except for Department correspondence)

E. 300-400
275