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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1041
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1041, Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)New Orleans La., 2c Blue (62X1), New Orleans La., 2c Blue (62X1)New Orleans La., 2c Blue (62X1). Large top margin, others touching to slightly in, rich color, tied by "New Orleans La. 29 Oct." circular datestamp on folded printed notice to Woods Tex., an offer to accept Confederate notes and bonds, Fine and fresh, very scarce, ex Howard Green

4,250
1,600
1042
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1042, Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)New Orleans La., 5c Brown on White (62X3), New Orleans La., 5c Brown on White (62X3)New Orleans La., 5c Brown on White (62X3). Large margins all around, tied by clear "New Orleans La. Aug. 8, 1861" river mail double-circle datestamp on buff cover to New Orleans, received from a steamboat at the wharfside post office, ms. "Important" at top, light vertical crease at left, otherwise Extremely Fine

E. 500-750
425
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1043
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1043, Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4), New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4)New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4). Large margins all around, vertical pre-printing paper fold, tied by "New Orleans La. 2 Oct." (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Bayou Sara La., part of backflap removed, couple stain spots, otherwise Very Fine

425
325
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1044
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1044, Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4), New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4)New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4). Horizontal pair, large margins to just touching at top right, tied by well-struck "New Orleans La. 22 Oct." (1861) circular datstamp on small fresh cover to Charleston S.C., Very Fine

800
475
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1045
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1045, Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4), New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4)New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4). Vertical pair, huge margins incl. large part of adjoining stamp at bottom, tied by "New Orleans La. 11 Nov." (1861) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Memphis Tenn., diagonal pen mark ties stamps (its meaning is not known), vertical file fold clear of stamps, Extremely Fine

800
525
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1046
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1046, Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1), Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1). Ample to large margins, unusually vivid color, bold strike of blue Petersburg circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine

450
550
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1047
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1047, Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1), Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1). Large margins to just in, tied by bold strike of blue "Petersburg Va. Nov. 23" circular datestamp on small piece, Very Fine

450
375
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1048
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1048, Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1), Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1). Large margins to just in, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Jan. 18" circular datestamp on small piece, Very Fine

450
280
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1049
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1049, Postmasters Provisionals (New Orleans thru Petersburg)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1), Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1). Position 1 with "C" for "G" in "Petersburg", sheet margin at left and large part of adjoining stamp below, just touching at top and right, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Jan. 12" circular datestamp on cover to Hartshorn N.C., two backflaps replaced, appears Very Fine

2,000
750
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