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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Confederate Postal History

Lot 1572    

Confederacy, (American Letter Express Co.) New York to New Orleans, La., uncanceled U.S. 1861, 3¢ pink entire with manuscript "2/" just to the left of indicia indicating the 25¢ express fee and recipient docketing at upper left indicating New York origin, carried by the American Letter Express Co. through the lines and entered the mails with blue "Nashville, Ten., Aug 19, 1861" cds, matching straight line "Paid" and "10" rate handstamps, Very Fine, a later through the line express usage as this cover was posted at Nashville just seven days prior to the halting of the through the line express service by the Union.
Scott No. U.S. U35    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $450

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