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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: State Imprints

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 604, Confederate and Civil War: State ImprintsRaleigh 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" imprint cover (S-NC-06) 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. catalogs 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. 400-500
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