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Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
 
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 60, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2), Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2)Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2). Type I, large margin at right, clear at top and bottom, touched at left, bright color, neat grid cancel

FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWELVE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE ATHENS 5-CENT RED PROVISIONAL.

Our census contains one half-cover and seven genuine covers with the 5c Red. This count accords with the Crown census. All genuine examples are dated in March or April 1862. In addition, we record three used off-cover examples and the original-gum example from the Sharrer collection (Siegel Sale 1035, lot 6).

Ex Ferrary and with his trefoil backstamp, ex Felton and from our 1995 Rarities sale. With 1989 C.S.A. certificate

5,750
1,800
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1397, Confederate StatesAthens Ga., 5c Red (5X2), Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2)Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2). Type II, large margin at left, clear to just touched other sides, radiant color, neat grid cancel

FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWELVE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE ATHENS 5-CENT RED PROVISIONAL.

Our census contains one half-cover and seven genuine covers with the 5c Red. This count accords with the Crown census. All genuine examples are dated in March or April 1862. In addition, we record three used off-cover examples and the original-gum example from the Sharrer collection (Siegel Sale 1035, lot 6).

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate

5,750
1,600
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2016-06-22
Confederate States and the Civil War
 
Sale Number 1132, Lot Number 3036, Postmasters Provisionals: Abingdon Va. thru Barnwell C.H. S.C.Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2), Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2)Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2). Type I, large margin at right, clear at top and bottom, touched at left, bright color, neat grid cancel

FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWELVE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE ATHENS 5-CENT RED PROVISIONAL.

Our census contains one half-cover and seven genuine covers with the 5c Red. This count accords with the Crown census. All genuine examples are dated in March or April 1862. In addition, we record three used off-cover examples and the original-gum example from the Sharrer collection (Siegel Sale 1035, lot 6).

Ex Ferrary, Felton and from our 1995 Rarities sale. With 1989 C.S.A. certificate

5,750
3,250
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-06-24
The Brandon Collection, Part 1: Postmasters' Provisionals
 
Sale Number 1073, Lot Number 206, Aberdeen Miss. thru Columbia Tenn.Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2), Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2)Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2). Type II recut, huge margins all around, bright color and detailed impression, grid cancel, "Athens Ga. Paid Mar. 27" (1862) circular datestamp on large piece of cover with University of Georgia blue embossed cameo corner card, a bit of the addressee visible (likely Howell Cobb)

EXTREMELY FINE GEM STAMP ON PART OF A UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA CORNER CARD COVER. THIS IS THE FINEST 5-CENT RED ATHENS STAMP EXTANT.

Our census of the 5c Red Athens contains this half-cover and seven genuine covers, including one on a full University of Georgia corner card cover (ex Caspary, Dr. Graves and Wishnietsky, Siegel Sale 1064, lot 37). This accords with the Crown census. All genuine examples are dated in March or April 1862. In addition, we record three used off-cover examples and an original-gum example of the 5c Red. With large even margins and in sound condition, this example ranks as the finest 5c Red Athens provisional recorded.

Ex Caspary and Lilly. Illustrated in Crown Survey on p. 24. With 1976 P.F. certificate. Weill backstamp. Scott Retail as used without premium for corner card

5,500
5,250
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2012-12-10
The Peter Sharrer Collection of Confederate Provisionals
 
Sale Number 1035, Lot Number 7, Athens Ga. To Atlanta Ga.Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2), Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2)Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2). Type II recut, full margins to well clear at bottom, bright color, neat grid cancel

VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWELVE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE ATHENS 5-CENT RED PROVISIONAL.

Our census contains one half-cover and seven genuine covers with the 5c Red. This count accords with the Crown census. All genuine examples are dated in March or April 1862. In addition, we record three used off-cover examples and the original-gum example in the Sharrer collection (lot 6).

Ex Weill Brothers’ Stock and Dr. Maffeo. With 1990 P.F. certificate

5,000
6,250
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1995-06-05
1995 Rarities of the World
 
Sale Number 767, Lot Number 386, Confederate StatesAthens Ga., 5c Red (5X2), Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2)Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2). Margins to touched, light grid cancel, fresh and Fine, with 1989 C.S.A. certificate

3,000
3,500
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1993-10-30
The Morris Everett Collection of C.S.A.
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 118, Postmasters ProvisionalsAthens Ga., 5c Red (5X2), Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2)Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2). Type I, three enormous margins, ample to just barely into frameline at right, bright color, grid cancel vaguely tying stamp, matching "Athens Ga. Paid Mar. 28" cds boldly struck on orange cover to Atlanta, 1862 docketing at left, reduced slightly at right, couple folds in cover, partially split along horizontal fold at bottom, still Very Fine and handsome example of this major Confederate provisional rarity, of the eleven examples recorded in Crown book, only three are Type I stamps, signed Colson, ex Green, Caspary

8,000
5,750
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