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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Postmasters Provisionals (Georgetown thru Marietta)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1026
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1026, Postmasters Provisionals (Georgetown thru Marietta)Georgetown S.C., 5c Black entire (28XU1), Georgetown S.C., 5c Black entire (28XU1)Georgetown S.C., 5c Black entire (28XU1). Light strike and "Georgetown S.C. Nov. 28, 1861" circular datestamp on orange cover to Dunns Rock S.C., Very Fine

800
525
1027
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1027, Postmasters Provisionals (Georgetown thru Marietta)Knoxville Tenn., 5c Brick Red on Grayish Laid (47X1), Knoxville Tenn., 5c Brick Red on Grayish Laid (47X1)Knoxville Tenn., 5c Brick Red on Grayish Laid (47X1). Full margins almost all around, touched at lower left, rich color, ms. cancel, not tied but used on yellow cover to Madisonville Tenn., slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, bottom of stamp popped up from cover and signed "O.K. Dietz", note on back stating that this cover came from a collection sold by J. C. Morganthau, Mar. 18, 1926 -- ex Matz

2,100
1,000
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1028
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1028, Postmasters Provisionals (Georgetown thru Marietta)Knoxville Tenn., 5c Carmine on Grayish Laid (47X2), Knoxville Tenn., 5c Carmine on Grayish Laid (47X2)Knoxville Tenn., 5c Carmine on Grayish Laid (47X2). Clear margins, rich color, light pen cancel, fresh and Very Fine

1,500
0
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1029
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1029, Postmasters Provisionals (Georgetown thru Marietta)Lynchburg Va., 5c Blue (52X1), Lynchburg Va., 5c Blue (52X1)Lynchburg Va., 5c Blue (52X1). Large margins to clear, fresh color, neat strike of Lynchburgh circular datestamp at lower right leaves design perfectly clear, fresh and Very Fine, small backstamp

1,000
850
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1030
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1030, Postmasters Provisionals (Georgetown thru Marietta)Macon Ga., 5c Black on Light Blue Green Wove (53X1), Macon Ga., 5c Black on Light Blue Green Wove (53X1)Macon Ga., 5c Black on Light Blue Green Wove (53X1). Full to large margins all around, tied by light strike of "Macon Ga. ? 21" double-circle datestamp on immaculate cover to Mrs. Howell Cobb, Athens Ga., stamp creased at bottom before use (not mentioned on certificate), Very Fine appearance, a choice example of this scarce provisional, with 1991 P.F. certificate

4,000
3,500
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1031
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1031, Postmasters Provisionals (Georgetown thru Marietta)Macon Ga., 5c Black on Yellow Wove (53X3), Macon Ga., 5c Black on Yellow Wove (53X3)Macon Ga., 5c Black on Yellow Wove (53X3). Huge margins including top right corner sheet margin, tied by "Macon Ga. Jul. 26" (1861) double-circle datestamp on cover to Mrs. Howell Cobb, Athens Ga., some insignificant stain specks, stamp slightly gum toned

EXTREMELY FINE STAMP AND A BEAUTIFUL COVER.

Ex Hind, Emerson, Moody and Everett. A similar cover from the same correspondence in similar condition realized $3,750 hammer in our Sale 815. With 1994 C.S.A. certificate

4,750
3,250
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1032
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1032, Postmasters Provisionals (Georgetown thru Marietta)Macon Ga., 5c Black entire (53XU1), Macon Ga., 5c Black entire (53XU1)Macon Ga., 5c Black entire (53XU1). Clear strike of provisional on buff cover to Jeffersonville Ga., "Macon Ga. Nov. 19" double-circle datestamp, soldier's endorsement at lower left, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, with 1986 C.S.A. certificate

500
375
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1033
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1033, Postmasters Provisionals (Georgetown thru Marietta)Marietta Ga., 5c Black entire (54XU1), Marietta Ga., 5c Black entire (54XU1)Marietta Ga., 5c Black entire (54XU1). Perfectly struck provisional handstamp on cover to Savannah Ga., neat "Marietta Geo. Sep. 9" circular datestamp, 1861 docketing at left, Extremely Fine strike of this provisional marking

300
290
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