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Sale 746

The "Patrick" Collection
of Naval Militaria, History & Related

Adversity Covers

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Lot 128

Confederate States, Twice-Used Adversity Cover, the first use is from Macon, Ga. to Mrs. John McIntosh Kell in Darien, Ga. and is franked in the upper right corner with a 10¢ light milky blue, stone Y (2e) tied by a partial Macon c.d.s. with a manuscript "Nov 17" date; the second use is from Riceboro, Ga. to Mrs. Kell in Macon and is franked with a pair of 5¢ green, stone 2 (1) tied by two undated Riceboro, Geo. circles, Fine to Very Fine. Most unusual having two usages on the same side of the cover.
Estimate $600 - 800

John McIntosh Kell was 1st Lieutenant and Executive Officer of the commerce raider C.S.S.
Alabama. He later served as Adjutant General of Georgia from 1887 until his death in 1900.
Realized $425.
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