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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=Confederate States and Civil War-Related, Issue/Country=Confederate States and Civil-War Related, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = Steamer Empire Parish
Area/Sub/
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
2016-05-31
2016 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1129, Lot Number 513, Confederate States: Postmasters Provisionals, New Orleans thru UnionvilleSteamer Empire Parish 5cts. Paid, Steamer Empire Parish 5cts. PaidSteamer Empire Parish 5cts. Paid. Bold strike of oval name-of-boat handstamp with rate in manuscript over place where U.S. half-dime was affixed and removed by steamboat operator, clear "PD 5 CTS/N.O.P.O." two-line provisional handstamp with "New Orleans La. 19 Nov." circular datestamp on buff cover to Kirkwood Miss., few inconsequential edge tears at bottom

VERY FINE. A RARE AND OUTSTANDING COMBINATION OF THE EMPIRE PARISH MISSISSIPPI RIVER PACKET BOAT HANDSTAMP AND THE NEW ORLEANS PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP.

This cover was posted on the Steamer Empire Parish with a U.S. half-dime attached with a red wax seal. The boat captain or puser removed the coin and struck the "STEAMER EMPIRE PARISH" oval and wrote "5 cts. paid" over the spot where the coin had been attached. On arrival at New Orleans it was handstamped with the "PD 5 CTS/N.O.P.O." marking over the same spot.

Accompanied by 1860 half-dime to represent what may have been included with the cover to pay postage in New Orleans.

Ex Dr. Brandon. With 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
2,800
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-11-20
The Brandon Collection, Part 2: General Issues and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1087, Lot Number 512, Railroads and WaterwaysSteamer Empire Parish 5cts. Paid, Steamer Empire Parish 5cts. PaidSteamer Empire Parish 5cts. Paid. Bold strike of oval name-of-boat handstamp with rate in manuscript, clear "PD 5 CTS/N.O.P.O." two-line provisional handstamp with "New Orleans La. 19 Nov." circular datestamp on buff cover to Kirkwood Miss., few inconsequential edge tears at bottom, small scuff in "ea" of "Steamer"

VERY FINE. A RARE AND OUTSTANDING COMBINATION OF THE EMPIRE PARISH MISSISSIPPI RIVER PACKET BOAT HANDSTAMP AND THE NEW ORLEANS PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP.

This cover was mailed at the New Orleans post office and was carried up river. Accompanied by 1860 half-dime to represent what may have been included with the cover to pay postage in New Orleans.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,800
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