Confederate Confederate Private Express Company Mails

United States and Confederate States of America Postal History from the 'Erivan' Collection
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    AM. LETTER EXP. CO. NASHVILLE, TEN. JENKINS AND McGILL (CSA Handbook ALS-01e) excellent strike of blue express marking on cover to Richmond, Va., blue «NASHVILLE Ten. AUG 13 1861» date stamp at lower left and matching «PAID» and «10» at center. Upon arrival in Richmond it received «RICHMOND VA. AUG 23 1861» date stamp and fancy oval «ADVERTISED 2». Very Fine and choice; A wonderful and eye-catching "through the lines" cover. The American Letter Express marking is one of only 2 examples recorded and the nicer of the two. Illustrated in Shenfield. Ex-Knapp, Judge Emerson, Richey, Antrim, Kilbourne, and Walske.
    Start Price : 2,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,900.00 USD
    Hammer price : 13,000.00 USD
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