Lot# 131 - Erivan Sale 5

  • Lot# : 131 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    "Hanging George Washington," US 1857 3c Dull red (26) affixed to cover with hand-drawn noose around Washington's neck, hanging him from a gallows, black "Friars Point Miss Jan ??" datestamp with matching straightline "Paid" and manuscript "10," addressed to New Orleans (part of the Carroll Hoy correspondence, usual staple holes), small backflap faults and light edgewear at top, black cardstock affixed to reverse, Very Fine, an extraordinary superfluous use of a United States postage stamp to make a dramatic statement, in our opinion one of the greatest Confederate patriotic covers in existence, illustrated in Dietz (p. 69)rnProvenance: Morris Everett (R.A. Siegel Sale 754, 1993)rnJon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 20,000.00 USD