63 Civil War Patriotic-ex Rare Shepard Rifles-51st Reg New York Vols(ex Bischel)
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63 Civil War Patriotic-ex Rare Shepard Rifles-51st Reg New York Vols(ex Bischel):
Three #63's blue(one wiith a piece out) tied by an Annapolis, MD CDS cancel to a very rare regimental patrioti. The cover is toned on the right side and has a slight tear at the upper left. Thecover has an imprint for the "Shepard Rifles" and manuscript underneath 51st regiment New York Vols. This design is unlisted in the Walcott sale and is listed as "Extremely Rare" in the Nutmeg/Bischel sale. This is lot 2588 in the original Nutmeg/Bischel sale and was estimated at $180.00
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"The Catalog of Union Civil War
Patriotic Covers"written by Bill Weiss is considered the standard
catalogfor these covers, listing and illustrating over 5,000 designs with
excellent cross-references to Walcott and Nutmeg and with a handy price guide."This is a book I have used
myself for many years, and I recommend it to collectors very
highly".More info available by contacting the author
(address on request)".