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This is a net price sale of the James P. Myerson collection of 1861-1868 Issue postal history. It is a joint offering by Richard Frajola and Suburban Stamp Incorporated. All items are offered subject unsold. 
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Eagle And Banner, blue lithographed design cover with 3c rose (#65) tied by clear "Henderson Ky Feb 12 1862" postmark, used to Iowa, very fine Kentucky


Eagle, Shield And Flags, all over design cover used to Maine with 3c rose (#65) tied by "Philadelphia Pa Sep 10 1862" postmark, original soldier's letter mentions:

"we had to leave Falls Church we left there the first day of September about eight at night and the rebels came in about two hours after we left they have got over into Maryland they say that they are going to have Philadelphia their winter quarters."

letter instructs return letters to be sent to General Hospital at West Philadelphia, very fine


The Emblem Of The South, shield with devil on cotton bale as central motif, 3c rose pink (#64b) tied by large part strike of "Washington DC Oct 26 1861" postmark, original letter on star patriotic stationery written in shorthand, cover with shorthand ciphers written in shield, letter signed by J. Berlis Schermerhorn, cover reduced slightly at left and light stain, scarcer caricature design $300

Richard Frajola (March, 2002)