Lot 1551Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, die B. Huge margins including bottom margin with part imprint, tied by "Columbus, Ga./5/Dec 1" integral rate cds on cover to Brandon, Miss.; minor opening tear at top, Very Fine.
Scott No. 12 Estimate $150 - 200.
This Columbus datestamp with the integral "5" is noted in the 1986 Dietz Catalog [page 50] as a pre-war marking, not to be confused with Confederate usage.