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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 September, 2020

Category — Postmasters' Provisionals (Petersburg thru Winnsborough)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
126
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 126, Postmasters' Provisionals (Petersburg thru Winnsborough)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1), Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1)Petersburg Va., 5c Red (65X1). Position 1 with "PETERSBURC" spelling error, early state with "e" of "Office" still present, top sheet margin, large at right and bottom, just touching at left, rich color, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. 5 cts. Dec. 8" circular datestamp on orange-buff cover to Hillsboro N.C., accompanying certificate gratuitously calls a small paper fold in the stamp at right, still Extremely Fine, although unlisted in Scott, this "C" for "G" spelling variety is very scarce and desirable, ex Judd and Dr. Green, with 2000 P.F. certificate

2,250
900
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