Stampless Covers - Mississippi
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CORINTH / MISS. // FEB / 24 [1862] DOUBLE-LINE CIRCLE cancel (much scarcer than the single-line cancel), beautifully struck with matching clear bold PAID 5 in oval (CC Type C) on 3-page folded soldier’s letter in pencil, few small holes in the letter itself but not on the cover face; addressed to Julia A. Sanderson, Vaiden, Miss; the letter is simply signed “A,” who was undoubtedly A. J. Sanderson. It mentions pitching a tent outside of town and an artillery corps from New Orleans that is camped 50 paces away. Ex Boshwit. $450. Detailed correspondent information on the linked page.

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CORINTH / MISS. // JUL / 13 [1861] beautifully struck double rim circle datestamp with matching PAID 5 in oval (CSA Catalog Type C, CV $300) on cover to “Tax Collector of Marion County, Alabama, Pikeville, Alabama,” top back flap missing, Extremely Fine. $450.

New 09-21-23

CORINTH MISS. OCT 3 (1861) INVERTED MONTH, double-line circle datestamp with matching oval PAID 5 (CC type C, CV $300), beautifully struck markings on narrow pale-pink laid paper cover boldly addressed to Miss Virginia Carleton, Bashi, Clarke Co., Ala., tiny bit reduced at end, embossed flap tip. Lovely little gem. $350.