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Sale 1182 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Confederate and Civil War: Postmasters' Provisionals (Jonesboro Tenn. thru Nashville Tenn.)

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 251, Confederate and Civil War: Postmasters' Provisionals (Jonesboro Tenn. thru Nashville Tenn.)Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2), Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2)Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Vertical pair, large margins to in at left, rich color, tied by two strikes of "Mobile Ala. Jul. 31, 1861" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Lookout Mountain P.O. Tenn., manuscript "Missent & Forwarded" at top, with "Tenesaw Ala. Aug. 6" circular datestamp, slightly reduced at left, minor edgewear, Fine, this is the only reported missent and forwarded example of this provisional, ex Powell, with 1983 C.S.A. certificate

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