Sale 1192 — United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 14-16 November, 2018

Category — Confederate States: Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
869
c
Sale 1192, Lot 869, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsAthens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type I, rich color, full and even margins all around, cancelled by grid, "Athens Paid Nov. 1?" circular datestamp on cover to Savannah Ga., small cover tear, Very Fine, with 1988 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
700
870
ng
Sale 1192, Lot 870, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsFredericksburg Va., 5c Blue on Thin Bluish (26X1). Position 5, unused (no gum), ample to large margins, light horizontal crease as normally seen on this fragile paper, Very Fine appearance

900
650
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871
 
Sale 1192, Lot 871, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 2c Blue, 5c Red (56X1-56X2). Two unused of 2c in different shades, two unused of 5c, Fine-Very Fine, also two used of 5c, one on piece and one with huge margins and an Extremely Fine Gem

1,000
1,000
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872
c
Sale 1192, Lot 872, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Two singles originally forming a horizontal pair, large margins to just in, tied by "Memphis Ten. Sep. ?, 1861" circular datestamp on buff cover to Manassas Va. and forwarded to Lewisburg Va., "Tudor Hall Va. Sep. 14, 1861" circular datestamp also ties one stamp, forwarding instructions with military signature, thus no additional postage necessary, recipient is care of Cpl. W. W. Gordon, who resigned Oct. 14, 1861, forwarding docketing from A. J. Grigsby, who resigned Nov. 19, 1862 after feeling passed over for promotion, probably due to his penchant for excessive swearing, slightly reduced at sides, top flap replaced, some edge flaws also affect stamp, still Fine, ex Matz and Powell

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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873
 
Sale 1192, Lot 873, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsMobile Ala., 2c Black (58X1). Full to large margins three sides, close at lower left, tied by Mobile Ala. double-circle datestamp on small piece, Very Fine, ex Wishnietsky and Wall, signed Costales

1,200
500
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874
 
Sale 1192, Lot 874, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsMobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Horizontal pair, large margins except where just in at top left corner, tied by "Mobile Ala. Sep. 11, 1861" double-circle datestamp on small piece, small flaw at top left corner, Fine-Very Fine appearance, ex Powell

1,050
425
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875
c
Sale 1192, Lot 875, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsMobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Large margins to clear, tied by neat strike of "Mobile Ala. Oct. 22, 1861" double-circle datestamp on blue cover to Pleasant Hill Ala., faint vertical bend at right barely affects stamp, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail $2,000.00

E. 500-750
425
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876
 
Sale 1192, Lot 876, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsNashville Tenn., 5c Gray (61X4). Position 5, margins to in, tied by blue Nashville circular datestamp on piece, tiny toned spot at left, appears Fine, the true Gray is very rare, ex Powell

1,500
475
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877
 
Sale 1192, Lot 877, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew Orleans La., 2c, 5c Provisionals (62X1/62X5). Five stamps, unused examples of both 2c colors, also a used 2c Blue, unused and used examples of the 5c (62X5), a couple minor flaws, Fine group

1,625
550
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878
 
Sale 1192, Lot 878, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew Orleans La., 5c Brown on White (62X3). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, bold strikes of New Orleans circular datestamps and also part of red French transit datestamp at top left, Very Fine, scarce with the red cancel

425
160
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879
 
Sale 1192, Lot 879, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4). Horizontal pair, large margins with partial imprint at bottom, tied by well-struck "New Orleans La. 5 Oct." circular datestamp on small piece, Very Fine and choice

475
225
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880
 
Sale 1192, Lot 880, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew Orleans La., 5c Yellow Brown on Off-White (62X5). Horizontal pair, rich color, huge margins to full at top, clear strike of "New Orleans La. 4 Dec." (1861) circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, used one day after the earliest recorded use

525
250
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881
 
Sale 1192, Lot 881, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsPetersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1). Position 6 with missing comma after "Petersburg", ample to large margins, tied by blue Petersburg circular datestamp on small piece of lithographed cover, Very Fine and choice

600
475
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882
c
Sale 1192, Lot 882, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsPetersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1). Position 3, deep rich color, large margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at right, tied by neat strike of blue "Petersburg Va. Nov. 5" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Gaston N.C., expertly cleaned to remove some slight toning on stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a pretty cover, ex Caspary and Hill, Scott Retail $2,200.00

E. 500-750
1,000
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883
c
Sale 1192, Lot 883, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsThomasville Ga., 5c Black entire (82XU2). Clear strike at left, "Thomasville Ga. Aug. 1" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Albany Ga., slightly reduced at right, few minor toning spots, Very Fine, ex Dr. Brandon

1,000
900
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884
 
Sale 1192, Lot 884, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsConfederate Postmasters' Provisionals Balance. Seven stamps on a stock card, used including Charleston S.C. (16X1), Memphis Ten. (56X2), New Orleans La. (62X1, 62X3 and 62X4), unused including Fredericksburg Va. (26X1) and Memphis Ten. (56X1), a couple minor flaws including typical tiny thins on the fragile Fredericksburg, overall Fine-Very Fine

3,250
1,600
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