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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
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
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 136, Postmasters' Provisionals (Petersburg thru Winnsborough)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4). Position 4, large margins at top and bottom, clear to barely touched at sides, tied by usual faint "Uniontown Ala." circular datestamp on yellow cover to Montgomery Ala., from the Cobbs correspondence, close examination reveals a tiny scuff in the stamp at right which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY THIRTEEN COVERS BEARING THE UNIONTOWN 5-CENT ON WHITE PAPER ARE RECORDED IN THE CROWN CENSUS.

The Cobb correspondence was found by R. S. Nelson of Birmingham, Alabama. According to reports at the time of the discovery, Mrs. Cobb had been ill in a Montgomery hospital, and her husband wrote to her from Uniontown “daily, and sometimes twice a day, for some three weeks” (Crown book, page 344).

Ex Caspary, Antrim and Gross. With clear 1997 C.S.A. certificate. Scott value $15,000.00

E. 7,500-10,000
0
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-06-24
The Brandon Collection, Part 1: Postmasters' Provisionals
c
Sale Number 1073, Lot Number 346, Oakway S.C. thru Winnsborough S.C.Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4). Position 1, full margins to slightly in at lower right, slight gum soak around right edge, tied by typically unclear “Uniontown Ala.” circular datestamp on blue cover to Mrs. R. A. Cobb, care of Rev. J. Mitchell in Montgomery Ala., small cover corner repair and backflap tears

VERY FINE. ONLY THIRTEEN ON-COVER EXAMPLES OF THE UNIONTOWN POSTMASTER’S 5-CENT PROVISIONAL ON WHITE PAPER ARE RECORDED BY CROWN.

The Cobb correspondence was found by R. S. Nelson of Birmingham, Alabama. According to reports at the time of the discovery, Mrs. Cobb had been ill in a Montgomery hospital, and her husband wrote to her from Uniontown “daily, and sometimes twice a day, for some three weeks” (Crown book, page 344).

Ex Hessel. With 1965 C.S.A. certificate

15,000
4,750
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2012-12-10
The Peter Sharrer Collection of Confederate Provisionals
c
Sale Number 1035, Lot Number 90, Petersburg Va. To Victoria Tex.Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4). Position 4, ample margins to just barely in, dark shade on bright paper, tied by typically unclear “Uniontown Ala.” circular datestamp on buff cover to Mrs. R. A. Cobb, care of Rev. J. Mitchell in Montgomery Ala.

VERY FINE. ONLY THIRTEEN ON-COVER EXAMPLES OF THE UNIONTOWN POSTMASTER’S 5-CENT PROVISIONAL ON WHITE PAPER ARE RECORDED BY CROWN.

The Cobb correspondence was found by R. S. Nelson of Birmingham, Alabama. According to reports at the time of the discovery, Mrs. Cobb had been ill in a Montgomery hospital, and her husband wrote to her from Uniontown “daily, and sometimes twice a day, for some three weeks” (Crown book, page 344).

Ex Carnahan. With 1986 C.S.A. and 1999 P.F. certificates.

7,500
13,500
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2007-06-16
2007 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 937, Lot Number 367, Confederate StatesUniontown Ala., 5c Green on Gray Blue (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green on Gray Blue (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green on Gray Blue (86X4). Position 2, large margins all around, tied by usual lightly-struck "Uniontown Ala. 6 Sep." (1861) circular datestamp on brown cover to Mardon Ala., very slight wear, slight diagonal wrinkle in stamp

EXREMELY FINE STAMP AND ATTRACTIVE COVER. ONLY NINE COVERS WITH THE UNIONTOWN 5-CENT ON GRAY BLUE PAPER ARE RECORDED IN THE CROWN CENSUS.

Ex Brown, Brooks, Grant and Kilbourne.

6,500
9,500
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2002-12-19
U.S. Postal History & Foreign
c
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2793, Confederate Postmasters ProvisionalsUniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4). Position 3, margins close to touching, tied by usual indistinct circular datestamp on buff cover to Montgomery Ala., Cobbs correspondence, slightly reduced at top clear of stamp and datestamp

VERY FINE. A RARE STAMP AND COVER. ONLY THIRTEEN COVERS WITH THE UNIONTOWN 5-CENT GREEN ON WHITE ARE RECORDED IN THE CROWN CENSUS.

Ex Carnahan. With 2002 C.S.A. and P.S.E. certificates

7,000
3,250
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2002-09-25
The Dr. Karl Agre Collection of Confederate States
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5798, Postmasters Provisionals (Statesville to Unionville)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4). Margins clear to just barely in, tied by indistinct Uniontown circular datestamp on blue cover to Montgomery Ala., from the Cobbs correspondence

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. ONLY THIRTEEN COVERS WITH THE UNIONTOWN 5-CENT ON WHITE ARE RECORDED IN CROWN.

With 1994 C.S.A. certificate.

7,000
4,500
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2002-05-18
2002 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 846, Lot Number 2479, Confederate StatesUniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4). Position 2, the only one of four positions with Lobe ornaments at top and Loop ornaments at bottom, close margins all around, tied by usual light strike of Uniontown Ala. circular datestamp on brown cover to Montgomery Ala., slight edge wear

A FINE AND ATTRACTIVE COVER FROM THE COBB CORRESPONDENCE. ONLY THIRTEEN COVERS WITH THE UNIONTOWN 5-CENT ON WHITE PROVISIONAL ARE RECORDED IN THE CROWN CENSUS.

Although the Scott Catalogue does not distinguish between types, the distinctive typography of Position 2 should qualify it as a major variety of Uniontown provisionals.

Ex Worthington, Brooks and Dr. Green

7,000
4,500
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2001-12-17
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History/Foreign
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1039, Confederate States Postmasters ProvisionalsUniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4). Position 3, margins close to touching, tied by usual indistinct circular datestamp on buff cover to Montgomery Ala., Cobbs correspondence

VERY FINE. A RARE STAMP AND COVER. ONLY THIRTEEN COVERS WITH THE UNIONTOWN 5-CENT GREEN ON WHITE ARE RECORDED IN THE CROWN CENSUS.

Ex Carnahan

7,000
0
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2000-04-13
Confederate States Stamps and Covers
c
Sale Number 823, Lot Number 437, Postmasters Provisionals (Raleigh to Victoria, Tex.)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4). Position 4, large margins at top and bottom, clear to barely touched at sides, tied by usual faint "Uniontown Ala." circular datestamp on yellow cover to Montgomery Ala., from the Cobbs correspondence, close examination reveals a tiny scuff in the stamp at right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY THIRTEEN COVERS BEARING THE UNIONTOWN 5-CENT ON WHITE PAPER ARE RECORDED IN THE CROWN CENSUS.

Ex Caspary and Antrim. With 1997 C.S.A. certificate.

7,000
5,000
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2000-04-12
The Howard P. Green Collection of Confederate States
c
Sale Number 822, Lot Number 116, Postmasters Provisionals (Petersburg to Uniontown)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4), Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4)Uniontown Ala., 5c Green (86X4). Position 2, the only one of four positions with Lobe ornaments at top and Loop ornaments at bottom, close margins all around, tied by usual light strike of Uniontown Ala. circular datestamp on brown cover to Montgomery Ala., slight edge wear

A FINE AND ATTRACTIVE COVER FROM THE COBB CORRESPONDENCE. ONLY THIRTEEN COVERS WITH THE UNIONTOWN 5-CENT ON WHITE PROVISIONAL ARE RECORDED IN THE CROWN CENSUS.

Although the Scott Catalogue does not distinguish between types, the distinctive typography of Position 2 should qualify it as a major variety of Uniontown provisionals.

Ex Worthington and Brooks.

7,000
8,000
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19 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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