Sale 1182 — United States and Confederate States Postal History
Sale Date — Tuesday, 22 May, 2018
Category — Confederate and Civil War: Blockade-Run Mail
VERY FINE COVER ORIGINATING IN MEXICO AND CARRIED ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE TO CONFEDERATE TEXAS.
The Eagle Pass post office was the drop point for mail from Mexico to the Confederate States that crossed the Rio Grande further up the river near Piedras Negras. The typical franking is a pair of the 5c Blue Typograph stamps as seen here