VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF THREE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE BATON ROUGE 2-CENT “McCCRMICK” ERROR, OF WHICH THIS STAMP IS THE ONLY ONE CANCELLED OFF COVER. A MAJOR RARITY OF CONFEDERATE POSTMASTERS’ PROVISIONALS.
Our records contain three examples of the 2c “McCcrmick” error:
1) Unused, ex Worthington, Col. Green and D.K. collection
2) Manuscript “X” cancel, ex Ferrary and Hessel, the stamp offered here
3) Tied by Nov. 30, 1861 datestamp on cover to New Orleans, ex Caspary, Lilly, Graves and D.K. collection
Ex Ferrary and Hessel. With 1976 P.F. certificate