Sale 815 — The Kilbourne Collection of Confederate Postmasters' Provisionals

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 September, 1999

Category — Columbia, S.C.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
28
c
Sale 815, Lot 28, Columbia, S.C.Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1). Clear strike, without "Paid", partly clear "Columbia S.C. Sep. 11 5cts." (1861) pre-war circular datestamp with integral rate on South Carolinian and Columbia Banner publisher's corner card cover to Glymphville S.C., reduced at left, small flap faults, still Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
2,000
29
c
Sale 815, Lot 29, Columbia, S.C.Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire, Seal on Front (18XU4). Clear strike of oval provisional seal, overstruck by blue "5" with "Paid" in circle (Dietz Ty. IIA) and "Columbia S.C. Aug. 26 5 cts." (1861) pre-war integral rate circular datestamp on small narrow cover with embossed oval corner card to Yongeville S.C., small flap tear, tiny waterstain at top right

VERY FINE AND FRESH. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE SEVEN RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE COLUMBIA OVAL PROVISIONAL SEAL STRUCK ON THE FACE.

Our records contain just seven Columbia provisional entires with the oval seal struck on front and not on the flaps, all dated in August and September 1861 with the pre-war integral rate datestamp.

1,500
2,500
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30
c
Sale 815, Lot 30, Columbia, S.C.Columbus Ga., 5c Blue entire (19XU1). Bold blue provisional handstamp with clear "Columbus Ga. Jul. 20" (1861) circular datestamp on Columbus Iron Works corner card cover to Bruceville Ala., backflap removed, slight bleached spot at upper right, still Very Fine, Crown census lists only two Columbus Ga. provisional covers with corner cards

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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31
c
Sale 815, Lot 31, Columbia, S.C.Columbus Ga., 10c Red entire (19XU2). Bold strike of red provisional handstamp, partly clear "Columbus Ga. Nov. 10" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Terrill Artillery, Richmond Va., backflap removed, slightly reduced at top, Very Fine, the latest and among the finest of the five recorded in Crown census

2,000
1,900
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