Sale 1230 — U.S. and Hawaii Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 15-18 December, 2020

Category — Confederate Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1501
c
Sale 1230, Lot 1501, Confederate Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew Orleans La., 2c Blue (62X1). Large top margin, others touching to slightly in, rich color, tied by "New Orleans La. 29 Oct." (1861) circular datestamp on corner embossed folded printed notice from Smith & Bro. to Woods Tex., fascinating content which discusses the great difficulty of making collections in the country, and includes an offer to accept Confederate notes and bonds at par for debts, as well as gold and silver for 15% and 10% debt discounts, fresh and Fine, very scarce with only about 30 covers known (including drop and circular uses), ex Howard Green, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate, Scott value $5,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400