Lot 1938Confederacy, Emory, Va., group of 3 stampless covers comprising blue "Emory Va. Nov 8" cds with matching bold "Paid" and "5" circle rating handstamps (CSA type A); second example of CSA type A without cds; and sharp blue "Emory Va. Oct 6" cds with two strikes of blue due "5" in circle rating handstamps (CSA type D var.); latter two with some creasing or light staining, F.-V.F.
C.S.A. Catalog No. A, D var.; $1,100 Estimate $200 - 300.
The Emory "5" in circle stampless rating handstamp was used in the production of the Emory Provisional stamp.