Stampless Covers - Alabama


GREENSBOROUGH / Ala // MAY / 24 handstamped PAID 10 on tiny blue cover to “Mrs. W Withers, Mobile, Ala” with pencil notes of MacBride and Kimbrough on verso. $220.

$ 220


GAINESVILLE / ALA // JUL / 5 cds with matching handstamped PAID 10, CSA Catalog type D, on homemade cover to Mrs. T. K. Jackson, Care Mr. Ben Barret, Lauderdale Station, Mississippi; reduced at left. Scarce. $250.

$ 250


Reduced to $240

TUSKEEGE / ALA // DEC / 2 / 1862, blue DC with matching PAID and "10" (CSA Catalog type B) in circle on homemade cover to William Lovett, Tulahomia Tenn, 41st Regt Georgia Vol., Lieutenant Leonard, Manna's Brigade (Tullahoma Tenn), Very Fine, ex Kohn. $300.

William M. Lovett enlisted 3-4-1862 as a private and was mustered into Company E 41st Regt Georgia Infantry. He was listed as wounded 10-8-62 in Perryville KY, POW at Vicksburg MS 7-4-63 and paroled 7-6-63 with no further record.

$ 300


Reduced to $2,000

CLAYTON / ALA // JUN / 1 [1861] - cds with PAID straightline and manuscript "5" rate with charge box notation, on cover from George E. Macon to Wilson Williams, Registrar in Chancery, Crawford, Ala. re legal matters. Original May 30 dated enclosure headed Clayton; couple minor envelope thin spots and slightly reduced at top, Judge Wilson Williams was Lee County, Alabama Probate Judge from 1872-1880. Scarce and exhibitable FIRST DAY OF THE CONFEDERATE POSTAL SYSTEM. $2,800.

$ 2,800


Reduced to $1,000

MOBILE / ALA // JUN / 1 / 1861 bold clear double circle datestamp with matching boxed PAID 5 on professionally rebacked cover front to Dr. W. Hopkins, Macon, Miss. Very Fine use on the FIRST DAY OF THE CONFEDERATE POSTAL SYSTEM – a requisite date for any Confederate postal history exhibit. $1,500.

$ 1,500


New 4-12-18

GREENSBOROUGH / ALA. // DEC / 22 [1861] boldly struck cds with matching PAID 10 on cover to [Private] William Tinker Care of Capt. E. L. Hobson, 5th Regt. [Company D] Alabama Volunteers, Manassas Junction, Virginia. Slightly reduced at top with top back flap replaced, heavy but attractive docketing. Tinker’s unit was from Greene (now Hale) County and served from Manassas to Appomattox. Ex Brandon. $200.

$ 200


New 1-30-19

UNION SPRINGS / ALA // AUG / 10 cds with matching PAID / 10 (CSA catalog type A, CCV $200) on FORWARDED cover to Charleston, S.C., which has been crossed out and redirected to Sumter C.H., S.C.  original letter enclosed from I.F. Carter to Cadet Farish C. Furman, typed transcription of letter included. He speaks of the militia turning out to a man and, “they had the desired effect of frightening the Yankees by the screech yelling…we had a fight, lost 15 killed and over 40 wounded. We had no regular commander, if we had had, we could have taken the Yanks as they ran up the white flag.” $200.

Dr. John Howard Furman biographical information on linked page.

$ 200 HOLD

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