Sale 1146 — U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
Sale Date — Thursday, 15 December, 2016
Category — Civil War: Confederate Postmasters Provisionals, cont.
New Orleans La., 5c Red Brown on Bluish (62X4). Two, Positions 5 and 13, former with "New Orlea(ns)" portion of imprint in top sheet margin, huge margins to just touched, rich color on deeply blued paper, tied by "PAID" straightline cancels, "New Orleans La. 6 Sep." (1861) circular datestamp on yellow cover to "Hotel" in Bertie County N.C., arithmetic notations at left, few toned specks on stamps, still Very Fine, imprint copies of the New Orleans provisional are very scarce and desirable on cover, ex Felton