United States Stamps & Postal History
April 22, 2020

We are pleased to present our April 22, 2020 sale of United States Stamps and Postal History, featuring the collection of Richard Carl. With 740 lots, we have nice sections of Stampless Covers, Free Franks and Autographed letters, Postmasters' Provisionals, an excellent range of imperf. Classics and other 19th Century used and unused, including Fancy Cancels, Civil War Patriotics, Territorial covers, 20th Century with Regular Issues and Commemoratives to $5, Large Die Proofs, Modern Errors and varieties. Back of the book includes Air Post, Postage Dues and more, followed by Confederate States, U.S. Possessions and Large Lots and Collections. Scattered throughout are many graded stamps and plate blocks. Printed catalogs are available on request.

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Lot #680
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1862 Captured Union Patriotic cover "Washington Mounted on Horse" (Walcott No. 67) blue Patriotic design on cover to Memphis, Tenn. with balloon type cds of Corinth, Miss. Apr. 10 on reverse, with both "Due 5" manuscript and Memphis "Due 5" handstamp on front, magenta soldier's endorsement at top from L.S. Lake in Co. C, 13th Regiment Tennessee Volunteers, cover silked on the inside and lightly cleaned, v.f. appearance, ex-Everett and Monroe (Pictured in his book, page 30) (the sender has crossed out the "Union" inscription at the bottom of design, to make clear his Southern sentiments and has added at top left of design the manuscript notation "Taken From Yankees". (Private L.S. Lake of the 13th Tennessee, had just fought at the Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7), in which the regiment sustained 137 casualties, which might be one of the reasons why he deserted his unit at Corinth on April 25, 1862. He returned to his regiment, but again deserted at Shellyville, Tenn. on May 10, 1862)
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$475.00

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