Lot 476Confederacy, Canton Miss., Apr 17, 1861, sharp strike of cds with matching strike of fancy "Lyre" cancel ties U.S. 1857, 1¢ blue, types I-III-I, straddle line strip of three, positions 21-31-41R12, wide stamps but perfs trimmed at right, on blue 1861 cover from the Carroll Hoy & Co. correspondence to New Orleans La.; couple edge tears and usual filing holes, Very Fine; with 1988 P.F. and 2004 C.S.A. certificates.
Scott No. 18, 20, 18 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A REMARKABLE INDEPENDENT STATE USAGE OF THE U.S. 1857 1¢ BLUE WITH THE CANTON MISS. "LYRE" FANCY CANCEL.