||USA #26 tied by the Richmond, Va CDS Powell Type 1a -6 MAY 1861 Post Secession Postal Use. State of Virginia (Virginia State Seal) Executive Department semi-official imprinted cover
(Type S-VA-03). Addressed to Col P. P. Dandridge, Winchester, Va.
Philip P. Dandridge (1817-1881) was a landowner, and the title of "Col"
was honorary and not military. His second wife was Mary Elizabeth
Taylor (married 1858) who was a daughter of Zachary Taylor. Cover with
small sealed edge tears at top left. Still a very clean appearance.||$400.00|