Lot 2463Confederacy, (Blockade Mail) Summerville S.C. to Liverpool via Wilmington and Nassau, small outbound blockade-run cover addressed to Mrs. C. L. Burckmyer, in care of Fraser Trenholm & Co. in Liverpool, England, entered British Mails with "Bahamas AP 16, 1864" double-arc datestamp on back, manuscript "2/-" schilling due rating comprising 1sh packet postage to England and 1sh penalty fee, blue crayon "1/5 + 7 = 2/" accounting (1p plus half of penalty retained by Bahamas P.O.), "Liverpool, 28 MY 64" arrival cds, minor edgewear and backflap tears, Very Fine, ex-Myers; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
The famous Burckmyer correspondence extensively written up in The Confederate Philatelist.