Sale 1238 — Civil War Special Mail Routes

Sale Date — Wednesday, 23 June, 2021

Category — Express Mail Across the Lines Beginning June 15, 1861

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
247
c
Sale 1238, Lot 247, Express Mail Across the Lines Beginning June 15, 1861Adams Ex. Co. * Louisville Ky. * Aug. 12, 1861. Circular datestamp cancels 3c Red on Buff Star Die entire (U27) to Newtown Va., blue "Nashville Ten. Aug. 14, 1861" circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and manuscript "20" rate (double 10c rate over-500 miles), small tear at right, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, only a few across-the-lines express covers are known with the double Confederate rate, Special Routes census no. S-AD-61, ex Wiseman and Boshwit, with 1982 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300