Lot Details

LOT# : 102
Date: June 24, 2022

Danville, VA

21X1, Danville, VA, 1861 5c Red, single with rectangular margins tied by "Danville Va Oct 9" datestamp to cover to Richmond, Virginia, manuscript "4th Texas Volunteers, Col. Hood" at bottom, cover with edge faults including slight reduction at left, still fine, extraordinarily rare with just five examples recorded in the Crown census of this stamp on cover (two of which may not originate), an important Confederate States cover, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $32,500) Provenance: Alfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 989, 1956) Josiah K. Lilly (R.A. Siegel Sale 317, 1967)
Starting Price: $10,000
Hammer Price: $10,000