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Sale 1182 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

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Category — Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 496, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Large margins to clear, tied by light but clear strike of "Richmond Va. Oct. 19, 1861" circular datestamp on reduced cover to Galveston Tex. with "Confederate States of America, Post Office Department" imprint (POD-03), missing part of top flap, Very Fine, a rare Post Office Department official imprint use to Texas, this is the fourth possible date of use for a Stone A-B stamp, the earliest recorded use (and the first day) is Oct. 16

E. 300-400
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