10c Carmine (5a).
Ample to large margins, wonderful rich color in the true Carmine shade, tied by "Aiken S.C. Aug. 22" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Gen. Wm. H. Gist at Columbia S.C., with D.F. Fleming & Co. embossed corner card, lightened stain at lower left, tiny erosion spot at bottom right and very slightly reduced at bottom
VERY FINE AND ATTRACTIVE COVER BEARING THE ELUSIVE 10-CENT CARMINE.
Ex Finney. With 1997 P.F. and 2008 C.S.A. certificates
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