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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — Confederate States: Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
989
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 989, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsAtlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2), Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2)Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2). Clear strike of provisional marking, "Atlanta Ga. Oct. 24, 1861" circular datestamp on red and blue Hand-Held 11-Star Confederate Flag and "I go to illustrate Georgia -- Bartow" Patriotic cover (F11-9, Slogan 52) to Crossville Ga., slightly reduced at right, some minor edge restoration, Very Fine appearance, fewer than a dozen patriotic covers are known with the Atlanta provisional handstamp, see Confederate Philatelist (No. 242, pp. 72-73) for a biographical sketch of Bartow and the meaning of the phrase "I go to illustrate Georgia", Scott Retail $3,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
990
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 990, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsAtlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2), Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2)Atlanta Ga., 5c Black entire (6XU2). Bold strike of provisional marking, "Atlanta Ga. Oct. 18, 1861" circular datestamp on red and blue Hand-Held 11-Star Confederate Flag and "Fast Colors...warranted not to run" Patriotic cover (F11-9, Slogan 33) to Franklin Ga., reduced at right and some edgewear, opened at sides, Very Fine and scarce, fewer than a dozen patriotic covers are known with the Atlanta provisional handstamp, ex Powell, Scott Retail $3,500.00

E. 750-1,000
375
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991
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 991, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsColumbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1), Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1)Columbia S.C., 5c Blue entire (18XU1). Clear strike on small buff cover to Charleston S.C., used in combination with 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), tied by blue "Columbia S.C. 1 Jan." (1862) circular datestamp, some restoration at lower and top right corners just outside the provisional handstamp, sealed flap tear, staining removed from bottom and small amount of address drawn in, Very Fine appearance and one of only three recorded covers with conjunctive use of a Columbia S.C. Provisional and a general issue stamp, illustrated in Crown Survey on p. 80, ex Dr. Brandon, with 2009 C.S.A. certificate stating the opinion that it is not a conjunctive use and so offered on its own merits with no returns

E. 750-1,000
750
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992
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 992, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). With left sheet margin, other margins to clear, deep shade, tied by "Memphis Ten. Oct. ?" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Helena Ark. with deep purple Jefferson Davis Medallion, 7-Star Flags and Sunburst Patriotic design (JD-1A), stamp with some slight margin gum toning, cover edges have some professional restoration and cleaned, Very Fine appearance, this is the first Memphis 5c provisional we have offered on a Jefferson Davis Medallion Patriotic covers in Purple, Scott Retail $9,000.00 for single on Patriotic cover

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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993
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 993, Confederate States: Postmasters' ProvisionalsNashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5), Nashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5)Nashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5). Large margins to just touched, tied by blue "Nashville Ten. Oct. 13, 1861" circular datestamp with matching "Paid" straightline on gray overall lithographed State of Tennessee Executive Department cover to Chatanooga Tenn., docketed at left, stamp nicked at top right corner and repaired with tiny portion added, cover barely reduced at top and some slight wear

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SPECTACULAR STATE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT COVER BEARING THE RARE NASHVILLE 5-CENT VIOLET BROWN PROVISIONAL STAMP.

Ex Seybold and Boshwit. With 2008 P.F. certificate

4,250
800
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