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Sale 834 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1001
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1001, Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)Abingdon Va., 5c Black entire (2XU2), Abingdon Va., 5c Black entire (2XU2)Abingdon Va., 5c Black entire (2XU2). Clear strikes of provisional handstamp and "Abingdon Va. 1861 Aug. 19" circular datestamp on buff cover to Tussukiah Va., very fresh, slightly reduced at right, still Extremely Fine, ex Kilbourne

E. 1,000-1,500
675
1002
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1002, Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)Albany Ga., 5c Greenish Blue entire (3XU1), Albany Ga., 5c Greenish Blue entire (3XU1)Albany Ga., 5c Greenish Blue entire (3XU1). Clear strike of provisional at top left of cover to Macon Ga., bold "Albany Ga. Dec. 29, 1861" circular datestamp, slightly reduced at right and with nick at lower right, the markings are Very Fine

700
230
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1003
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1003, Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type I, full margins, rich color, light pen cancel, fresh and Very Fine

1,100
750
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1004
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1004, Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type I, clear margins to just touched, cancelled by "Paid" handstamp, "Athens Ga. Sep. 28 Paid" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Macon Ga., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, rare with the "Paid" straightline cancelling provisional, with 1980 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,300
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1005
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1005, Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type II, margins to slightly in, beautiful dark shade and perfect impression showing all of the slips of the woodcutter's tool (most prominent in "P.M."), tied by grid on small cover to Richmond Va. and forwarded to Yorktown Va., light strike of "Athens Ga. Oct. 23 Paid" (1861) circular datestamp, also "5" and "Paid" handstamps at upper right, embossed seal on flap, few faint toned spots, Very Fine, ex Wiseman, signed Ashbrook, with 1986 C.S.A. certificate

2,000
1,500
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1006
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1006, Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type II, full to large margins, stamp creased at top right, tied by grid on orange cover to Macon Ga., "Athens Ga. Jan. 11 Paid" (1862) circular datestamp, minor edge wear, faint reddish spots on stamp, Very Fine

2,000
0
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1007
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1007, Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type II, margins barely clear to just in, tied by grid on cover to Savannah Ga., "Athens Ga. Jan. 16 Paid" (1862) circular datestamp, backflap removed, Fine

2,000
1,200
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1008
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1008, Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Horizontal pair, left stamp Type I, right stamp Type II, huge margins to just in at lower right, cancelled by light strikes of grid, "Athens Ga. Oct. 25 Paid" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Yorktown Va., few faint toned spots, slightly reduced at right and small mended nick in cover at right, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, with 1980 C.S.A. certificate

4,750
2,600
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1009
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1009, Postmasters Provisionals (Abingdon thru Athens)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Horizontal pair, left stamp Type I, right stamp Type II, full even margins, tiny tear and slight crease at top of left stamp, tied by grid on cover addressed to "Col. Howell Cobb, President of the Congress" at Richmond Va., light strike of "Athens Ga. Nov. 21 Paid" circular datestamp, opened a bit roughly with small piece out at top and few edge tears, still appears Fine

4,750
2,600
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