Lot 1543Denver City, Col, Feb 17, two strikes of blue cds tie three 1¢ blue (63) singles on 1863 cover with preprinted address to Edwin Gould at Fort Lyon, Colorado Terr., receipt docketing; stamp faults, part of flap missing, a Very Fine Colorado Territory use.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Edwin C. Gould was a Union Army private in the 1st Regiment, Colorado Cavalry. Organized from the 1st Colorado Infantry on Nov. 1st 1862, the Regiment operated against Indians and protected stage routes. This Denver City 27mm cds is known used from Oct. 3rd 1863 to Jul. 21st 1865 according to Jarrett, pg. 46-47.