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Sale 1225 — Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 September, 2020

Category — Postmasters' Provisionals (Mt. Lebanon thru New Orleans)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
120
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Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 120, Postmasters' Provisionals (Mt. Lebanon thru New Orleans)New Orleans La., 2c Blue (62X1), New Orleans La., 2c Blue (62X1)New Orleans La., 2c Blue (62X1). Positions 27/35, vertical pair, large margins with traces of adjoining stamps at left and part three-line imprint at bottom, just clear at top right, original gum, tiny h.r., horizontal creases thru top stamp, between stamps and in margin where it ends in small paper breaks

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF ONLY TWO EXAMPLES OF THE 2-CENT BLUE NEW ORLEANS PROVISIONAL WITH BOTTOM IMPRINT AND THE ONLY PAIR.

This and an unused single are the only two recorded examples of the 2c Blue with bottom imprint.

Ex Caspary, Dr. Skinner, "D.K." collection, Pegram and Felton. With 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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