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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Postmasters Provisionals (Memphis thru Montgomery)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1034
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1034, Postmasters Provisionals (Memphis thru Montgomery)Memphis Tenn., 5c Deep Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Deep Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Deep Red (56X2). Large margins, intense shade and impression, tied by "Memphis Ten. Oct. 4, 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Athens Ga., neat docketing, "DUE/5" two-line handstamp applied at Memphis, slightly reduced at top, Extremely Fine stamp and colorful cover, ex Caspary and Kilbourne (where it realized $2,100 hammer

1,750
1,900
1035
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1035, Postmasters Provisionals (Memphis thru Montgomery)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Large margins to just clear, tied by "Memphis Tenn. Jul. 8" circular datestamp on cover to Facility Tenn., slightly toned, still Very Fine

1,750
850
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1036
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1036, Postmasters Provisionals (Memphis thru Montgomery)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Large margins with trace of adjoining stamp at bottom, cut in at top and left, tied by bold "Memphis Ten. Nov. 30, 1861" circular datestamp on small cover to Mrs. Hays in care of Gen. Hays at Jackson Tenn., cover has stain spot and opening tear, backflap removed, otherwise Fine, ex MacBride

1,750
270
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1037
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1037, Postmasters Provisionals (Memphis thru Montgomery)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Large margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, neat strike of "Memphis Oct. 13, 1861" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine

175
210
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1038
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1038, Postmasters Provisionals (Memphis thru Montgomery)Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2), Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2)Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Huge margins all around, dark shade, tied by "Mobile Ala. Aug. 13, 1861" double-circle datestamp on mourning envelope to New Orleans, very lightly toned, still an Extremely Fine stamp and choice cover, a remarkable pictorial provisional, ex Howard Green

1,750
1,600
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1039°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1039, Postmasters Provisionals (Memphis thru Montgomery)Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2), Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2)Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Large margins to clear at lower left, tied by "Mobile Ala. Oct. 25, 1861" double-circle datestamp on cover to Marion Ala., slightly reduced at left and backflap removed, Very Fine appearance, a handsome cover bearing this extraordinary pictorial provisional, signed Brian Green

1,750
950
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1040
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1040, Postmasters Provisionals (Memphis thru Montgomery)Montgomery Ala., 10c Blue entire (59XU4), Montgomery Ala., 10c Blue entire (59XU4)Montgomery Ala., 10c Blue entire (59XU4). Clear strike (few letters strengthened) on cover to Howell Cobb at Yorktown Va., neat "Montgomery Ala. Oct. 24, 1861" circular datestamp, opened a bit roughly at top, Fine, scarce

1,500
375
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