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Sale 1151 — The Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Friday, 3 March, 2017

Category — Postmasters Provisionals: Lenoir N.C. thru Uniontown Ala.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1604
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1604, Postmasters Provisionals: Lenoir N.C. thru Uniontown Ala.Raleigh N.C., 10c on 5c Red on Yellow entire (68XU1 var), Raleigh N.C., 10c on 5c Red on Yellow entire (68XU1 var)Raleigh N.C., 10c on 5c Red on Yellow entire (68XU1 var). Clear strike of provisional handstamp with manuscript "10" re-rating over "5", blue "Raleigh N.C. ? 17, 1861" double-circle datestamp on yellow "State of North Carolina Executive Department -- Official Business" semi-official imprint cover to Tennessee Governor Isham G. Harris in Ashville, manuscript "Due 5" crossed out at left, docketed at left "Gov. N.C. declines sending Nitric Acid", top right corner repaired, small tear at top left, small bit of ink erosion in docketing, Fine and extremely rare, Scott and the C.S.A. catalog do not list a Raleigh 10c on 5c entire (despite listings for similar revalued provisional entires from other towns), this should be listed as No. 68XU1a

E. 750-1,000
450
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