Sale 815 — The Kilbourne Collection of Confederate Postmasters' Provisionals

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 September, 1999

Category — Raleigh, N.C.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
139
c
Sale 815, Lot 139, Raleigh, N.C.Raleigh N.C., 5c Red entire (68XU1). Mostly clear strike of provisional handstamp, blue "Raleigh N.C. Jul. 5, 1861" double-circle datestamp on cover to Hillsboro N.C. with banker's embossed corner card, slightly toned, reduced at top and small piece of backflap missing, ex MacBride and Wiseman

450
300
140
c
Sale 815, Lot 140, Raleigh, N.C.Raleigh N.C., 5c Blue entire (68XU2). Unusually clear strike of provisional handstamp with blue "Raleigh N.C. Jul. 2, 1861" double-circle datestamp on small cover to Morganton N.C., lightly cleaned, Very Fine and extremely rare -- Crown records only one, but our Levi records contain at least four in blue

2,250
2,100
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141
c
Sale 815, Lot 141, Raleigh, N.C.Raleigh N.C., 5c Blue entire (68XU2). Mostly clear strike of provisional handstamp with blue "Raleigh N.C. Jun. 4, 1861" double-circle datestamp on cover to Maple Springs N.C., slightly toned, still Very Fine and extremely rare -- Crown records only one, but our Levi records contain at least four in blue, this being the earliest known use, only days after the Confederate postal system began, ex Brooks and MacBride

2,250
2,300
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