Sale 815 — The Kilbourne Collection of Confederate Postmasters' Provisionals

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 September, 1999

Category — Milton, N.C.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
80
c
Sale 815, Lot 80, Milton, N.C.Milton N.C., 5c Black entire (unlisted in Scott). Postmaster's "N. B. PATTON" straightline handstamp with "Paid" in matching black ink, ms. "5" rate on buff entire to Lynchburg Va., "Milton N.C. Jan. 17" (1862) circular datestamp applied in completely different watery brownish-black ink -- this difference indicates provisional status of other markings -- fresh and Very Fine, one other reported example, ex Caspary

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800