Stunning "PETERSBURG Va. APR 23" cover w/blue cancel - Mary Stegar in Buckingham

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  • Item Category: Stamps
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 24, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
This is an envelope that contained a now-gone letter that was taken to the post office and mailed. Because it was mailed from Charlottesville, Virginia during the time that Virginia belonged to the Confederate States of America--Confederate States of America postage stamps were used. A beautiful condition cover--pristine. Just out of a fresh-to-market collection. It is a home-made evelope from brown paper. Blue "PETERSBURG Va. APR 23" (I believe an 1863 usage) cancel ties a BEAUTIFUL Confederate #11, huge margins at bottom and right, just in at the top. Addressed to "Mrs. Mary J. Stegar, Care of Mr. Wm. Ward, Buckingham Co. Ho., Va." Terms and Conditions:

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