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

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

Category — Confederate States: Blockade-Run Mail

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 825, Confederate States: Blockade-Run MailSummerville S.C. to Liverpool via Wilmington and Nassau, Summerville S.C. to Liverpool via Wilmington and NassauSummerville S.C. to Liverpool via Wilmington and Nassau. Small outbound blockade-run cover addressed to Mrs. C. L. Burckmyer, in care of Fraser Trenholm & Co. in Liverpool, England, entered British Mails with "Bahamas AP 16, 1864" circular datestamp on back, unpaid with 2sh due, comprising 1sh packet postage to England and 1sh penalty fee, blue crayon "1/5 + 7 = 2/" accounting (1p plus half of penalty retained by Bahamas P.O.), Liverpool receiving datestamp (May 28, 1864), minor edgewear and backflap tears, still Very Fine, ex Myers, with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
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