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Sale 1043 — Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 18-19 April, 2013

Category — 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2187, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins, showing clear scratched plate below "Cents" into bottom margin, tied by "Mt. Carmel S.C. Oct. 7" circular datestamp on 1862 cover to Gen. James Johnston Pettigrew at Petersburg Va., light gum toning along edges, small backflap tear, Very Fine, a nice example of this elusive plate variety on cover to a prominent Confederate general, with 2010 C.S.A. certificate, Gen. Pettigrew commanded a division to the left of George Pickett during Gettysburg's "Pickett's Charge", during the retreat from Gettysburg he was killed by a Union cavalryman at Falling Waters

E. 1,000-1,500
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