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Month: February 2020

A Couple of Interesting Civil War CDVs (Carte de Visite)

A Couple of Interesting Civil War CDVs (Carte de Visite)

It’s been a while since I posted anything new. I haven’t had much time for stamp collecting activities lately, and what little I’ve had hasn’t been spent on U.S. material (shocking!). Here are three CDVs from the 2-year taxation period (August 1, 1864 through July 31, 1866) that I found interesting for different reasons. First is a CDV that I purchased for the subject matter rather than the stamp or cancel, although the 2-cent orange Proprietary is a better stamp….

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