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1999-09-28
The Kilbourne Collection of Confederate Postmasters' Provisionals
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Sale Number 815, Lot Number 8, Austin, Miss.Austin Miss., 5c Red on Amber entire (8XU1), Austin Miss., 5c Red on Amber entire (8XU1)Austin Miss., 5c Red on Amber entire (8XU1). Distinctive ornamental provisional design, typeset and press-printed on upper right corner of yellow-amber envelope to Mr. James Philpott, Wood Lawn Tenn., clearly-struck "Austin Miss. 1861 [inverted] 2 Dec." circular datestamp and "Paid" straightline struck over red provisional, lightly creased away from markings, slightly reduced at right but clear of design, right side also has slight wear at corners reinforced with backing paper

FINE. THE UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF THE AUSTIN, MISSISSIPPI, POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ENTIRE.

There are sixteen unique Confederate postmasters' provisional adhesives (A) or press-printed entires (E): Austin Miss. (E), Beaumont Tex. (A--large 10c), Bridgeville Ala. (A--pair), Charleston S.C. (E), Fincastle Va. (E), Franklin N.C. (E), Hallettsville Tex. (A), Hillsboro N.C. (A), Jetersville Va. (A--pair), Kingston Tenn. (E), Knoxville Tenn. (A--10c), Mt. Lebanon La. (A), New Smyrna Fla. (A), Port Lavaca Tex. (A), Rutherfordton N.C. (A) and Salisbury N.C. (E--damaged). This Austin entire was discovered by Harold C. Brooks in 1925 and to date is the only recorded example.

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