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Sale 1082 — The William Fekete Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 21-22 October, 2014

Category — Confederate States: Postmasters Provisionals

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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 588, Confederate States: Postmasters ProvisionalsNashville Tenn., 5c Brick Red (61X3), Nashville Tenn., 5c Brick Red (61X3)Nashville Tenn., 5c Brick Red (61X3). Horizontal pair, ample margins to barely touching, rich color but two distinctly different impressions (these were printed using a work-and-turn method), blue "Nashville Ten. Nov. 23, 1861" circular datestamp, slight thinning as almost always, Very Fine appearance, pairs of the 5c Nashville are extremely rare, particularly the printings in Carmine or Brick Red -- our records contain ten used pairs (one strip of three) of either shade, more than half of which are on covers -- this being among the finest of all recorded multiples, ex Birkinbine

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