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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2002-09-25
The Dr. Karl Agre Collection of Confederate States
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5665, Postmasters Provisionals (Aberdeen to Autagaville)Autagaville Ala., 5c Black entire (10XU2), Autagaville Ala., 5c Black entire (10XU2)Autagaville Ala., 5c Black entire (10XU2). Full clear strike of unusual provisional handstamp with "A W McNEEL PM" in circle with "PAID 5" in star at center, "Autaugaville Ala. Oct. 8" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Loundesboro Ala.

VERY FINE AND CHOICE COVER. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE DISTINCTIVE POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL STAR-IN-CIRCLE HANDSTAMP OF AUTAUGAVILLE, ALABAMA. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF CONFEDERATE PROVISIONALS.

Autaugaville, situated on the Alabama River about 25 miles west of Montgomery, had a Civil War population of less than 1,500. Its postmaster, Albert William McNeel, seized all U.S. Post Office Dept. property and turned it over to the Confederacy. During the provisional period, Postmaster McNeel used a brass handstamp with negative design, of which four examples are recorded in the Crown survey. Only one example of the Star in Circle handstamped provisonal marking has been found.

Ex Walcott, Caspary and Lilly.

12,500
8,500
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1998-06-09
Confederate States
c
Autagaville Ala., 5c Black entire (10XU2). Full clear strike of unusual provisional handstamp with "A W McNEEL PM" in circle with "PAID 5" in star at center, "Autaugaville Ala. Oct. 8" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Loundesboro Ala.

VERY FINE AND CHOICE COVER. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE DISTINCTIVE POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL STAR-IN-CIRCLE HANDSTAMP OF AUTAUGAVILLE, ALABAMA. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF CONFEDERATE PROVISIONALS.

Autaugaville, situated on the Alabama River about 25 miles west of Montgomery, had a Civil War population of less than 1,500. Its postmaster, Albert William McNeel, seized all U.S. Post Office Dept. property and turned it over to the Confederacy. During the provisional period, Postmaster McNeel used a brass handstamp with negative design, of which four examples are recorded in the Crown survey. Only one example of the Star in Circle handstamped provisonal marking has been found.

Ex Walcott, Caspary and Lilly

11,000
11,000
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