Lot# 158 - Erivan Sale 2

  • Lot# : 158 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    10-Star Flag, in red and blue on an orange cover with "Norfolk Va. Aug 26 1861" double circle date stamp accompanied by a circled "Paid" and "10" handstamps, addressed to "Col J W Boseman, Central Institute, Alabama", docketing at left into design, envelope partially opened at top and with some mending of edge breaks on back side, 103x67mm piece of heavy black card stock affixed on back side, still Very Fine and attractive (Bischel 5847, CSA Handbook F10-3)

    Central Institute was a college in Central, a small town about 60 miles northeast of Montgomery, in Coosa County. It was in operation for about 20 years but most of the teachers and the students joined the civil war and the school never was back to before the war enrollment.

    Provenance: Marc Haas (Richard Frajola Postal History Auctions, 1986)

    Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)

    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 950.00 USD