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Sale 1225 — Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 September, 2020

Category — Postmasters' Provisionals (Mt. Lebanon thru New Orleans)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
118
 
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 118, Postmasters' Provisionals (Mt. Lebanon thru New Orleans)Nashville Tenn., 10c Green (61X6), Nashville Tenn., 10c Green (61X6)Nashville Tenn., 10c Green (61X6). Three ample to full margins, just into frameline at bottom, rich color, cancelled by Adams Express Company blue oval datestamp, couple tiny margin thins at top

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT NASHVILLE PROVISIONAL WITH AN EXPRESS COMPANY CANCEL.

Only approximately 25 are known with any cancel, most of which are faulty. This stamp paid the Confederate postage on a cover carried across the lines by Adams Express Company. Only three full express covers are recorded with the Nashville 10c adhesive provisional, all dated at Nashville on August 1.

Ex Wishnietsky. Scott value as the most typical cancel

7,500
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