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Sale 907 — Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 16 March, 2006

Category — Postmasters` Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2616
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2616, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAbingdon Va., 5c Black entire (2XU2), Abingdon Va., 5c Black entire (2XU2)Abingdon Va., 5c Black entire (2XU2). Clear strike and "Abingdon Va. Sep. 28, 1861" circular datestamp on folded letter to Staunton Va., Very Fine

1,000
1,350
2617
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2617, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAlbany Ga., 5c Greenish Blue entire (3XU1), Albany Ga., 5c Greenish Blue entire (3XU1)Albany Ga., 5c Greenish Blue entire (3XU1). Bold strike on yellow cover to Marion Ala., "Albany Ga. Sep. 7, 1861" circular datestamp at right, minor toning, still attractive, Very Fine, approximately eighteen known, ex Dabney, Hubbell, Keeling and Hall

700
1,150
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2618
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2618, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAthens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type II, large to huge margins all around, deep rich color on bright paper, light strike of grid cancel, Extremely Fine

1,100
1,900
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2619
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2619, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAthens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type I, huge margins all around, light strike of circular datestamp and also ms. cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine

1,100
1,800
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2620
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2620, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAthens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type I, large to huge margins, rich color, tied by open grid cancel and exceptionally clear "Athens Ga. Paid Mar. 14" circular datestamp on small neat cover to Mrs. Howell Cobb, in care of Col. J.B. Lamar at Macon, slightly reduced at right, Extremely Fine, this provisional very rarely found tied by the townmark, ex Crocker, Schenck, and Moody

2,500
4,750
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2621
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2621, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAthens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type II, large margins, tied by light strike of grid, matching "Athens Ga. Dec. 12" circular datestamp on light blue cover to Augusta Geo., crease in right margin of stamp, missing top flap, otherwise Very Fine, ex Caspary, Stonewall

2,500
1,800
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2622
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2622, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAthens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type I, ample to large margins, grid cancel, "Athens Ga. Paid Dec. 30" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Col. John B. Lamar at Macon Ga., slightly reduced at left, Very Fine

2,500
800
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2623
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2623, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAthens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type II, large to huge margins all around, usual light cancel, matching "Athens Ga. Paid Oct. 2" circular datestamp, on cover to Clarksville Ga., repaired at top clear of stamp, backflap mostly gone, appears Very Fine, with 1986 C.S.A. certificate

2,500
750
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2624
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2624, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAthens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type I, large margins, light cancel (not tied) on 3c Red Star Die entire to Richmond Va., Dec. 21 circular datestamp, reduced at right and slight edgewear, Fine and very rare usage, ex Stonewall

2,500
625
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2625
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2625, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAtlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2), Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2)Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2). Clear strike, neat "Atlanta Ga. Oct. 3, 1861" circular datestamp on all-over Attorney's advertising cover to Savannah Geo., some slight soiling, Very Fine, scarce advertising usage, only six or seven advertising covers are known with the Atlanta 5c provisional handstamp

E. 500-750
1,500
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2626
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2626, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAtlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2), Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2)Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2). Clear strike and "Atlanta Ga. Jul. 8, 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Howell Cobb in Athens Geo., missing part of top flap, Very Fine

600
150
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2627
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2627, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAtlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU5), Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU5)Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU5). Clear strike and "Atlanta Ga. Aug. 2, 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Athens Geo., trivial edgewear, Very Fine, only five known

1,500
0
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2628
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2628, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAtlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2), Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2)Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2). Clear strike at left on orange cover to Cuthbert Geo., "Atlanta Ga. Nov. 8, 1861" circular datestamp, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine

600
375
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2629
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2629, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAustin Tex., 10c Black entire (9XU1), Austin Tex., 10c Black entire (9XU1)Austin Tex., 10c Black entire (9XU1). Mostly clear strike of provisional and "Austin Tex. Aug. 12, 1862" double-circle datestamp on orange cover to San Augustine Tex., missing part of top flap, Very Fine, scarce, approximately ten examples are recorded, ex Walcott and Hill

1,500
850
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2630
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2630, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAustin Tex., 10c Black entire (9XU1), Austin Tex., 10c Black entire (9XU1)Austin Tex., 10c Black entire (9XU1). Clear strike of provisional marking overstrikes "Paid 5" handstamp, "Austin Tex. Sep. 4, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to St. Augustine Tex., some toning and edgewear incl. missing top flap, appears Fine, scarce, with 1983 C.S.A. certificate

1,500
600
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2631
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2631, Postmasters` ProvisionalsBaton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Large margins to clear, tied by two strikes of "Baton Rouge La. Nov. 2, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to military address, endorsed "Via New Orleans", missing top flap, small sealed tear at top of cover, otherwise Very Fine

2,750
2,200
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2632
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2632, Postmasters` ProvisionalsBaton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine, "McCcrmick" (11X2a), Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine, "McCcrmick" (11X2a)Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine, "McCcrmick" (11X2a). Large margins to clear, tied by light strike of "Baton Rouge Aug. 29, 1861" circular datestamp which leaves the error clearly visible, on buff cover to military address, cover opened and refolded, repair at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 5-CENT "McCCRMICK" ERROR. ONLY FIVE ARE RECORDED ON COVER IN THE CROWN SURVEY

Ex Caspary. With 1986 C.S.A. certificate

6,500
6,750
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2633
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2633, Postmasters` ProvisionalsBaton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Large margins to just touched, tied by light strike of "Baton Rouge La. Jan. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Berwick City La., missing top flap, some staining affects provisional, otherwise Very Fine

2,750
1,050
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2634
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2634, Postmasters` ProvisionalsBaton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Large to huge margins incl. top left corner sheet margin, tied by two strikes of "Baton Rouge La. Dec. 24, 1861" datestamps on cover to Vernon Miss., missing top flap, stamp and cover cleaned and repaired with part of design drawn in, otherwise, Very Fine, with 1993 C.S.A. cerrificate

2,750
1,000
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2635
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2635, Postmasters` ProvisionalsBaton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Large margins to just touched, tied by "Baton Rouge La. Oct. 7, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Vernon Miss., some overall wear and gently cleaned (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Fine, with 1987 C.S.A. certificate

2,750
1,800
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2636
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2636, Postmasters` ProvisionalsCanton Miss., 5c Black entire (14XU1), Canton Miss., 5c Black entire (14XU1)Canton Miss., 5c Black entire (14XU1). Clear strike of provisional marking, light strike of circular datestamp on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual filing pinholes, Very Fine strike of this provisional marking

2,750
1,300
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2637
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2637, Postmasters` ProvisionalsCanton Miss., 5c Black entire (14XU1), Canton Miss., 5c Black entire (14XU1)Canton Miss., 5c Black entire (14XU1). Absolutely perfect bold strike of the provisional handstamp, light strike of "Canton Miss. Aug. 8, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual filing pinholes, expertly restored at bottom, still an Extremely Fine strike of this fancy provisional handstamp, ex Matz

2,750
900
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2638
E
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2638, Postmasters` ProvisionalsCharleston S.C., 2c Brown Essay on Wove (Dietz E-11), Charleston S.C., 2c Brown Essay on Wove (Dietz E-11)Charleston S.C., 2c Brown Essay on Wove (Dietz E-11). Large margins, trivial corner crease, otherwise Very Fine, extremely scarce essay for Charleston postmaster's provisional, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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2639
E
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2639, Postmasters` ProvisionalsCharleston S.C., 10c Blue Green Essay on Wove (Dietz E-12), Charleston S.C., 10c Blue Green Essay on Wove (Dietz E-12)Charleston S.C., 10c Blue Green Essay on Wove (Dietz E-12). Large margins, Very Fine, extremely scarce essay for Charleston postmaster's provisional, showing the Palmetto Tree design that was adopted for the 1862 10c provisional entire, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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2640
og
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2640, Postmasters` ProvisionalsCharleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Part original gum, full margins, small thin spot, slight indentation on back, few trivial toned specks, appears Fine

900
1,200
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2641
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2641, Postmasters` ProvisionalsCharleston S.C., 5c Blue entire (16XU1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue entire (16XU1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue entire (16XU1). Bold "Charleston S.C. Oct. 7, 1861" circular datestamp to Pendleton S.C., reduced at left, some wear, Fine, scarce

3,500
3,000
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2642
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2642, Postmasters` ProvisionalsCharleston S.C., 5c Blue on Orange entire (16XU3), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue on Orange entire (16XU3)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue on Orange entire (16XU3). Oct. 3, 1861 circular datestamp on cover to Abeeville, small opening tears at top, one slightly affecting postmark, otherwise neat and Fine, ex Dietz, Judd

3,500
1,700
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2643
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2643, Postmasters` ProvisionalsChattanooga Tenn., 5c Black entire (17XU2), Chattanooga Tenn., 5c Black entire (17XU2)Chattanooga Tenn., 5c Black entire (17XU2). Clearly struck provisional handstamp and "Chattanooga Ten. Sep. 4, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Athens Tenn., some slight wear, Very Fine, only five recorded in Crown

1,600
1,100
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2644
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2644, Postmasters` ProvisionalsChristiansburgh Va., 5c Blue entire (99XU2), Christiansburgh Va., 5c Blue entire (99XU2)Christiansburgh Va., 5c Blue entire (99XU2). Well-struck provisional handstamp on orange-buff entire to Wytheville Va., bold "Christiansburgh Va. Sep. 24" circular datestamp, negligible flap tears, otherwise Extremely Fine, only four recorded in Crown, perhaps six are known, ex Emerson, Everett and Hill

1,400
0
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2645
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2645, Postmasters` ProvisionalsColumbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1), Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1)Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1). Clearly struck provisional handstamp, faint Dec. 2 circular datestamp and "Paid" handstamp on blue United States Hotel corner card cover to Grindal Shoals S.C., reduced at right, tiny tear into provisional handstamp, otherwise Very Fine, attractive use of the "United States" hotel corner card in the newly formed Confederate States

900
600
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2646
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2646, Postmasters` ProvisionalsColumbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1), Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1)Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1). Bold strike, matching "Columbia S.C. 3 Sep." circular datestamp on cover to Bivingsville S.C., Very Fine, ex Stonewall

900
240
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2647
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2647, Postmasters` ProvisionalsColumbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1), Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1)Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1). Remarkably clear strike with "Paid" and partly clear "Columbia S.C. 10 Oct." (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Richmond Va., backflap removed and slightly reduced at top, otherwise Fine

900
400
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2648
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2648, Postmasters` ProvisionalsColumbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1), Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1)Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1). Clear strike with blue "Paid" and "Columbia S.C. Oct. 5" circular datestamp with day changed to "6" in ms. on cover to Charlotte N.C., expertly repaired with top flap added, otherwise Very Fine, ex Caspary and Hill

900
325
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2649
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2649, Postmasters` ProvisionalsColumbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1), Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1)Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1). Bold strike of provisional handstamp, blue "Columbia S.C. 21 Nov." (1861) circular datestamp on orange entire to Monticello S.C., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine

900
425
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2650
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2650, Postmasters` ProvisionalsColumbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1), Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1)Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1). Bold strike, matching "Columbia S.C. 16 Sep." circular datestamp on cover to Longmores Store S.C., slightly reduced at left, Very Fine

900
240
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2651
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2651, Postmasters` ProvisionalsColumbia S.C., 5c Blue entire, Seal on Back (18XU4a), Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire, Seal on Back (18XU4a)Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire, Seal on Back (18XU4a). Mostly clear strike on backflap, matching "Paid" in circle and "5" rate handstamp (Dietz Ty. IIF) with "Columbia S.C. Jun. 27" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Richmond, reduced at right, gently cleaned, original top flap reattached, still Very Fine, ex Col. Green, with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

1,000
250
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2652
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2652, Postmasters` ProvisionalsColumbus Ga., 5c Blue entire (19XU1), Columbus Ga., 5c Blue entire (19XU1)Columbus Ga., 5c Blue entire (19XU1). Clear strike at left with "Columbus Ga. Oct. 17" circular datestamp on orange cover to Griffin Ga., fresh and Very Fine, ex Caspary and Lilly

500
575
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2653
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2653, Postmasters` ProvisionalsDalton Ga., 5c Black entire (20XU1), Dalton Ga., 5c Black entire (20XU1)Dalton Ga., 5c Black entire (20XU1). Clear strike on adversity cover made from printed form to Rural Hall N.C., "Dalton Ga. May 1, 1862" circular datestamp, Very Fine, scarce adversity usage, ex Judd

500
575
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2654
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2654, Postmasters` ProvisionalsDanville Va., 5c Black on Dark Buff entire (21XU3), Danville Va., 5c Black on Dark Buff entire (21XU3)Danville Va., 5c Black on Dark Buff entire (21XU3). Style with "SOUTHERN" curved, press-printed illustrated design on dark buff cover to Greensboro N.C., "Danville Va. Jul. 15" (1861) circular datestamp, scattered toned specks and slightly worn as virtually all are

VERY FINE. FEWER THAN 20 EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN OF THIS PRESS-PRINTED PICTORIAL PROVISIONAL.

Included among the 20 recorded examples are a number of late invalid usages with General Issue stamps

Ex Dietz, Weatherly and Everett

5,250
2,900
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2655
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2655, Postmasters` ProvisionalsDanville Va., 5c Black on Dark Buff entire (21XU3), Danville Va., 5c Black on Dark Buff entire (21XU3)Danville Va., 5c Black on Dark Buff entire (21XU3). Style with "SOUTHERN" curved, press-printed illustrated design on cover to Halifax Va., expertly repaired tears affecting design, appears Fine, rare usage, ex Stonewall

5,250
1,600
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2656
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2656, Postmasters` ProvisionalsGainsville Ala., 5c Black entire (27XU1), Gainsville Ala., 5c Black entire (27XU1)Gainsville Ala., 5c Black entire (27XU1). Clear strike of provisional marking with "Gainsville Ala. Mar. 16" circular datestamp on expertly restored cover to Eutaw Ala., Very Fine appearance, extremely rare, less than five are known, ex Knapp

5,000
1,500
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2657
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2657, Postmasters` ProvisionalsGalveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2), Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2)Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2). Bold strike on adversity cover made from printed form, to Anderson Tex., light strike of "Galveston Nov. 8" double-circle datestamp, opened for display, Very Fine

2,000
2,500
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2658
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2658, Postmasters` ProvisionalsGalveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2), Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2)Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2). Mostly clear strike, "Galveston Tex. Apr. 23, 1861" double-circle datestamp on cover to Anderson Tex., slightly reduced, some cover wear incl. toning, otherwise Fine

2,000
900
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2659
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2659, Postmasters` ProvisionalsGalveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2), Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2)Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2). Clear strike of provisional marking on yellow cover to Harrisburg Tex., Very Fine

2,000
950
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2660
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2660, Postmasters` ProvisionalsGalveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2), Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2)Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU2). Readable strike of the provisional marking, "Galveston Tex. Oct. 26" double-circle datestamp on turned cover to Anderson Tex., inside bears two 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (10) tied by "Anderson Tex. Feb. 16" circular datestamp to Galveston, Fine, scarce truend usage, Scott Retail with no premium

2,000
950
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2661
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2661, Postmasters` ProvisionalsGalveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU3), Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU3)Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU3). Light but readable handstamped provisional and Galveston double-circle datestamp on adversity cover to Anderson Tex., made from ship's bill of lading, some minor toning, Fine and extremely rare -- the Crown book records only two examples and less than six are believed to exist, an example from the same correspondence was offered in our Sale 787, Scott Retail with no premium for the adversity usage

2,400
2,700
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2662
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2662, Postmasters` ProvisionalsGalveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU3), Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU3)Galveston Tex., 10c Black entire (98XU3). Light strike of provisional marking, "Galveston ? 26, 1861" double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from filled-out printed form to Anderson Tex., opened for display, some wear, ink mark at top, appears Fine, scarce, only two examples recorded in Crown book and fewer than six believed to exist

2,400
1,000
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2663
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2663, Postmasters` ProvisionalsGeorgetown S.C., 5c Black entire (28XU1), Georgetown S.C., 5c Black entire (28XU1)Georgetown S.C., 5c Black entire (28XU1). Clear strike with clear control mark on back, used with "Georgetown S.C. Dec. 5, 1861" circular datestamp on orange cover to Flat Rock N.C., Very Fine, ex Kohn and Hill

800
600
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2664
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2664, Postmasters` ProvisionalsHouston Tex., 5c Red entire (40XU1), Houston Tex., 5c Red entire (40XU1)Houston Tex., 5c Red entire (40XU1). Struck at left, light strike of "Houston Tex. Nov. 14, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Quintana Tex., few repaired edge tears, appears Fine, ex Matz

700
210
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2665
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2665, Postmasters` ProvisionalsJackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1), Jackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1)Jackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1). Clear strike on Jefferson Davis Medallion Patriotic cover to Utica Miss., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, scarce patriotic usage, ex Brooks

3,000
2,100
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2666
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2666, Postmasters` ProvisionalsJackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1), Jackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1)Jackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1). Clear strike of provisional, "Jackson Miss. Jul. 28" circular datestamp on small cover to Warrenton Miss., flap faults with tear at top edge, otherwise Fine

500
250
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2667
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2667, Postmasters` ProvisionalsJackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1), Jackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1)Jackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1). Clear strike of provisional marking with "Jackson Miss. Mar. 1" circular datestamp on buff cover to La., fresh and Very Fine

500
260
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2668
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2668, Postmasters` ProvisionalsJackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1), Jackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1)Jackson Miss., 5c Black entire (43XU1). Neat strike with "Jackson Miss. Aug. 29" circular datestamp on cover to Warrenton Miss., some wear, appears Very Fine

500
220
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2669
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2669, Postmasters` ProvisionalsKnoxville Tenn., 5c Blue entire (47XU1), Knoxville Tenn., 5c Blue entire (47XU1)Knoxville Tenn., 5c Blue entire (47XU1). Uncancelled as usual, addressed to Memphis Tenn., docketing at left, expertly repaired at top, some overall wear, otherwise Very Fine, only fourteen are recorded in the Crown survey

1,750
1,100
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2670
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2670, Postmasters` ProvisionalsLexington, Va., 5c Blue, entire (135XU1), Lexington, Va., 5c Blue, entire (135XU1)Lexington, Va., 5c Blue, entire (135XU1). Clear strike of blue "Paid 5" in circle handstamp with matching "Lexington Va. Aug. 22" datestamp on cover to military address at Manassas Junction Va., fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
400
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2671
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2671, Postmasters` ProvisionalsLynchburg Va., 5c Black on Amber entire (52XU2), Lynchburg Va., 5c Black on Amber entire (52XU2)Lynchburg Va., 5c Black on Amber entire (52XU2). Mostly clear "Lynchburg Va. Jun. 14" (1861) circular datestamp, addressed to Thainsville Va., small repair at top, still Very Fine, the Lynchburg entire is one of the earliest Confederate provisionals -- this example, one of approximately fourteen known, is used within two weeks of the beginning of Confederate postal service

2,500
1,900
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2672
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2672, Postmasters` ProvisionalsLynchburg Va., 5c Black entire (52XU1), Lynchburg Va., 5c Black entire (52XU1)Lynchburg Va., 5c Black entire (52XU1). Uncancelled and addressed to Pamplin's Depot Va., backflap with ms. "Original R.M. Glass, P.M., 1861" some ink erosion in address and some overall wear, missing two stamps which were put on the back of the cover, appears Fine, only fourteen are known, ex Worthington, Hessel, with 1976 P.F. and 1993 C.S.A. certificates

2,500
300
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2673
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2673, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMacon Ga., 5c Black on Light Blue Green (53X1), Macon Ga., 5c Black on Light Blue Green (53X1)Macon Ga., 5c Black on Light Blue Green (53X1). Type II, large margins to just touching at upper left, tied by "Macon Ga." double-circle datestamp on small cover to Huntsville Ala., original letter enclosed, sister to sister, mentions knitting socks for the soldiers by candlelight, slightly reduced at top with most of backflap removed, minor edgewear, light soiling with abrasion at center, still Fine and rare provisional, ex Everett, with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

4,000
2,000
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2674
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2674, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMacon 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). Large margins except in at top, tied by "Macon Ga. Jan. 1" double-circle datestamp on cover to Columbia Tenn., expertly restored, Very Fine appearance

4,000
2,000
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2675
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2675, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMacon Ga., 5c Black on Yellow Wove (53X3), Macon Ga., 5c Black on Yellow Wove (53X3)Macon Ga., 5c Black on Yellow Wove (53X3). Ample to large margins, tied by "Macon Ga. Jul. 27" double-circle datestamp on orange cover to Oglethorpe Ga., reduced at left, stain at left and some small edge tears, the stamp has been lifted, gum stains removed from around stamp edges and replaced on the cover, still appears Very Fine, only 26 known, ex Heathcote and Hall, with 1992 P.S.E. and 1993 C.S.A. certificates

4,750
1,600
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2676
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2676, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMarietta Ga., 5c Black entire (54XU1), Marietta Ga., 5c Black entire (54XU1)Marietta Ga., 5c Black entire (54XU1). Clear strike at center of cover with "Marietta Ga. Aug. 27" circular datestamp to Griffin Ga., missing part of top flap and small nick at top, Very Fine

300
170
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2677
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2677, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Large margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, tied by bold "Memphis Ten. Nov. 14, 1861" circular datestamp on orange cover to Fulton Miss., Very Fine and choice

1,750
900
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2678
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2678, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Large margins to clear, tied by bold strike of "Memphis Ten. Aug. 2?, 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Jonesborough Miss. and forwarded to I-U-Ka Miss., "Jonesborough Miss. Sep. 4 Paid 5" ms. pmk., expertly cleaned and restored along top edge, Very Fine appearance, ex Hill

1,750
800
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2679
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2679, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Large margins incl. part of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, tied by "Memphis Ten. Oct. 2" circular datestamp with day slug inverted on folded letter to North Bend P.O. Ala., some overall soiling, otherwise Very Fine, ex Hart

1,750
850
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2680
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2680, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Large margins to just in at right incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by faint strike of "Memphis Ten. Oct. ?" circular datestamp on orange cover to Fulton Miss., missing top flap, Very Fine, ex Matz

1,750
625
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2681
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2681, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Two large margins, barely touched other sides, tied by "Memphis Ten." circular datestamp on yellow cover to Woodville Tenn., flaps unsealed and partly split along folds, minor edgewear, Fine

1,750
475
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2682
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2682, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Large margins showing top sheet margin, tied by bold "Memphis Ten. Sep. 3, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Monticello Ark., slightly reduced at left, some toning on stamp and cover, Fine, ex Matz

1,750
600
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2683
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2683, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Large margins to in incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by "Memphis Ten. Dec. 3, 1861" circular datestamp on orange cover to Jackson Tenn., fresh and Fine

1,750
600
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2684
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2684, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Vertical pair, large margins to just in, tied by "Memphis Ten. Nov. ?" circular datestamp on orange cover to Madison C.H. Va., stamps lifted, repaired and replaced, cover reduced at right, otherwise Fine

3,500
750
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2685
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2685, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Horizontal pair, just in to large margins showing part of adjacent stamps at left and bottom, tied by "Memphis Ten. Oct. 2, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Georgetown S.C., small repair at top right edge of cover and some overall soiling, otherwise Fine, only eight pairs recorded on cover, ex Hall, with 1993 C.S.A. certificate

3,500
750
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2686
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2686, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMobile Ala., 2c Black (58X1), Mobile Ala., 2c Black (58X1)Mobile Ala., 2c Black (58X1). Three large margins showing part of adjacent stamp at left, clear to just touched at top, bold double-circle datestamp, small thin spot at top left, appears Very Fine

1,000
600
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2687
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2687, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2), Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2)Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Large margins, tied by "Mobile Ala. Aug. 22, 1861" double-circle datestamp on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans La., barely reduced at top and missing part of top flap, Very Fine, scarce, ex Hill

1,800
850
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2688
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2688, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2), Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2)Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Large margins to clear, tied by "Mobile Ala. Aug. 21, 1861" double-circle datestamp on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans La., Very Fine, ex Bogg, Hill

1,800
900
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2689
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2689, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMontgomery Ala., 5c Red entire (59XU1), Montgomery Ala., 5c Red entire (59XU1)Montgomery Ala., 5c Red entire (59XU1). Clear strike of provisional handstamp with bold "Montgomery Ala. Dec. 24, 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to New Orleans, printed corner card, lightly bleached area, otherwise Very Fine

1,000
800
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2690
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2690, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMontgomery Ala., 5c Red entire (59XU1), Montgomery Ala., 5c Red entire (59XU1)Montgomery Ala., 5c Red entire (59XU1). Clear strike and "Montgomery Ala. Jun. 27, 1861" circular datestamp on orange cover to Jacksonville Ala., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, ex Caspary and Lilly

1,000
500
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2691
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2691, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMontgomery Ala., 5c Red entire (59XU1), Montgomery Ala., 5c Red entire (59XU1)Montgomery Ala., 5c Red entire (59XU1). Clearly struck provisional handstamp, remarkably bold black "Montgomery Ala. Sep. 16, 1861" circular datestamp on small pink cover addressed in blue to Jefferson Ga., faint overall soiling, otherwise Very Fine, ex Everett

1,000
575
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2692
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2692, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMontgomery Ala., 5c Blue entire (59XU2), Montgomery Ala., 5c Blue entire (59XU2)Montgomery Ala., 5c Blue entire (59XU2). Clear strike, with "Montgomery Ala. Nov. 27, 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Huntsville Ala., minor edgewear, Very Fine, only twelve examples are listed in Crown, ex Hill

900
1,150
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2693
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2693, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMontgomery Ala., 5c Blue entire (59XU2), Montgomery Ala., 5c Blue entire (59XU2)Montgomery Ala., 5c Blue entire (59XU2). Clear strike, with "Montgomery Ala. Oct. 23, 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Marion Ala., repaired, Very Fine appearance, ex Hill

900
280
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2694
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2694, Postmasters` ProvisionalsMontgomery Ala., 10c Black entire (59XU9), Montgomery Ala., 10c Black entire (59XU9)Montgomery Ala., 10c Black entire (59XU9). Clear strike of provisional handstamp, "Montgomery Ala. (Dec) 27" circular datestamp (no month) on 1864 cover to Opelika Ala., with original enclosure, some minor edge toning, otherwise Very Fine, extremely late use of a provisional, only three are known, ex Judd and Emerson, with 1956 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,800
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2695
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2695, Postmasters` ProvisionalsNashville Tenn., 5c Carmine (61X2), Nashville Tenn., 5c Carmine (61X2)Nashville Tenn., 5c Carmine (61X2). Large margins to just in, tied by blue "Nashville Ten. Aug. 17, 1861" circular datestamp on lady's pink cover to Little Rock Ark., missing top flap, small toned spot affects stamp, Fine

2,500
950
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2696
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2696, Postmasters` ProvisionalsNashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5), Nashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5)Nashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5). Distinctive intermediate shade between Carmine and Violet Brown, in at bottom right to large margins showing part of adjacent stamp at left, tied by blue "Nashville Ten. Nov. 29, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Macon Miss., expertly repaired at top of cover and stamp, appears Fine, rare, only 24 known, ex Caspary

4,500
800
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2697
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2697, Postmasters` ProvisionalsNashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5), Nashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5)Nashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5). Large margins to just in, tied by blue "Nashville Ten. Oct. 22" circular datestamp with day slug inverted on orange cover to New Market Tenn., slightly reduced, stamp with fault at top right, appears Fine

4,500
1,350
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