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Confederate States of America Postal History continued...

Confederate Postmasters Provisionals continued...
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
101 image38X2, Helena, TX, 10c Black on gray, four full margins, closed interior tear and thinning, the finer of the two known examples of this stamp, Very Fine appearance, one of the gems of Confederate philately (Scott $40,000)rnProvenance: Count Philipp von Ferrary (Gilbert Sale 4, 1922)rnAlfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 989, 1956) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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10,000

SOLD for $14,000.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:27 PM
102 image3XU1, Albany, GA, 5c Greenish blue entire, Type 1, choice strike of provisional handstamp at upper left and "Albany Ga Oct 22 1861" datestamp at right, addressed to Fort Gains, Georgia, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine and attractive, backstamped "R.H.W. Co." (Scott $1,000)rnProvenance: Josiah K. Lilly (R.A. Siegel Sale 317, 1967)rnGeneral Jack Solomon (John W. Kaufmann, 1981) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:28 PM
103 image45XU2, Jonesboro, TN, 5c Dark blue entire, bold strike on orange cover addressed to "Mess MM Wagner & Sons, Taylorsville, Johnson Cty, Ten", no postmark, slightly reduced at left, fresh and Very Fine, a rare provisional with an excellent provenance, the Crown census only records 14 covers with this marking in blue (Scott $5,000)rnProvenance: rnHiram E. Deats (1893 Albrecht & Co. backstamp)rnAlfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 989, 1956)rnBilly Matz (Green backstamp)rnSherrell Nunnelley, Sr. (R.A. Siegel Sale 795, 1997) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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400

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:30 PM
104 image45XU2, Jonesboro, TN, 5c Dark blue entire, bold and clear impression on buff envelope, "Jonesboro Ten Oct 22" datestamp, cornercard for "Andrew J. Brown, Attorney At Law and Collecting Agent", addressed to "Messers Butler & Williamson, (Slave Dealers), Memphis, Tenn", slightly reduced at right, Very Fine and rare (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:31 PM
105 image53X4, Macon, GA, 5c Black on yellow, Type 3, huge-margined single uncancelled on orange cover to Savannah, GA, "Macon GA Jun 1" 1861 double circle datestamp (the first day the Confederacy administered its own postal service), black "Paid" and "5", vertical crease well away from stamp, Very Fine and fresh, according to the Crown census this is the earliest recorded use of a 5c Macon provisional (Scott $7,500)rnProvenance: Rarities of the World (R.A. Siegel Sale 313, 1967) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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1,000

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:33 PM
106 image56X1, Memphis, Tennessee, 2c Blue, margins all around but small faults at left from the fragile pelure paper, tied by "Memphis Ten" postmark (contents datelined May 15, 1862), locally addressed, "Memphis & Charleston Railroad Office" handstamped cornercard, docketing at lower left, enclosed contents on railroad letterhead discuss government seizure of rolling stock, Very Fine, certainly amongst the most attractive of the 15 recorded examples of this stamp on cover, backstamped "R.H.W. Co."(Scott $12,500)rnProvenance: Judge Robert S. Emerson (Private Transaction)rnAlfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 990, 1956)rnBilly Matz (R.A. Siegel Sale 472, 1975) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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5,000

SOLD for $11,000.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:34 PM
107 image59XU1, Montgomery, AL, 5c Red entire, Type 1, provisional handstamp at upper right, "Montgomery Ala. Jun 24 1861" datestamp, cover addressed to Mobile, AL, light tone spots and edge wear along top, still Very Fine and scarce (Scott $1,100) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

SOLD for $275.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:35 PM
108 image59XU1, Montgomery, AL, 5c Red entire, Type 1, provisional handstamp at top right, "Montgomery Ala. Sep 14 1861" datestamp at left on "Bank of Montgomery" cornercard envelope to New Orleans, Louisiana, small repair at upper right, Very Fine (Scott $1,100) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:36 PM
109 image59XU2, Montgomery, AL, 5c Blue entire, Type 1, provisional handstamp at top right with "Montgomery Ala. Nov 4 1861" datestamp at left, addressed to Shoal Ford, Alabama, cover expertly restored with several backflaps added, Very Fine appearance (Scott $1,000) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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100

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:37 PM
110 image59XU3, Montgomery, AL, 10c Red entire, Type 1, bold strike of provisional handstamp on 3c Red Star Die entire, "Montgomery Ala. Jul 4 1861" datestamp alongside on cover to Sumterville, South Carolina, small repairs including backflap, includes original contents, Very Fine, the Crown census records only two examples of this provisional on a US stamped envelope (Scott $900) (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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200

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:38 PM
111 image59XU3, Montgomery, AL, 10c Red entire, Type 1, perfect strike of provisional handstamp at top right, black "Montgomery Ala. Oct 14 1861" datestamp, cover addressed to Hick's Ford, VA, Extremely Fine, an immaculate example of this provisional (Scott $900) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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200

SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:40 PM
112 image59XU4, Montgomery, AL, 10c Blue entire, Type 1, provisional marking and black "Montgomery Ala. Oct 15 1861" datestamp on semi-official "Confederate States of America, Quatermaster's Department" imprint cover, addressed to "Ala Hospital, Richmond, VA", small tears at top from opening, Very Fine, believed to be the unique Montgomery provisional used on semi-official envelope (Scott $1,250)rnProvenance: J.R. Keeling (R.A. Siegel Sale 787, 1997) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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400

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:41 PM
113 image59XU8, Montgomery, AL, 5c Black entire, Type 2, provisional handstamp at upper left, "Montgomery Ala. Jun 13 1861" datestamp at top right, addressed to "Hon. A.H. Stephens, Crawfordville, Georgia" (Confederate States Vice President), "Bank of Montgomery" cornercard, upper right corner added and part of backflap out, Very Fine strike of this rare marking, only three covers recorded with this being the latest use (Scott $2,000)rnProvenance: Harold C. Brooks (Laurence & Stryker, 1943) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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400

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:42 PM
114 image61X3, Nashville, TN, 5c Brick red, full margins, on immaculate 3c Nesbitt envelope (U10), affixed over the indicia and tied by blue "Nashville Tenn August 4 1861" datestamp, matching "Paid", printed address to Athens, Tennessee (Cleage correspondence),Planter's Bank embossing on flap, Extremely Fine and choice in every respect (Scott $3,500) rnProvenance: Edward S. Knapp (Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1941)rnJudge Robert S. Emerson (Private Transaction)rnAlfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 990, 1956) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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1,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:43 PM
115 image62X4, New Orleans, LA, 5c Red brown on bluish, two singles with margins huge to clear (right stamp small scissor cut), two strikes of straightline "Paid" and left stamp tied by "New Prelans La. 1? Sep" (1861) datestamp on folded outer lettersheet to Memphis, Tennessee, light soiling away from stamps, Very Fine and attractive (Scott $475 for single on cover)rnProvenance: Billy P. Matz (Green backstamp) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:44 PM
116 image65X1, Petersburg, VA, 5c Red, position 4, ornaments slightly touched at left, otherwise large margins including portions of three adjacent stamps, tied by bold blue "Petersburg Va Oct 18" datestamp to buff cover, blue "R.A. Young & Bro Grocers & Genl. Commission Merchants" cameo cornercard, Very Fine and choice (Scott $2,250)rnProvenance: Alfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 991, 1956)rnEarl Antrim (Green backstamp) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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400

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:45 PM
117 image65X1, Petersburg, VA 5c Red, vertical pair (positions 3 and 8), margins slightly in, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Dec 7" datestamp to orange envelope to New Orleans (Carroll Hoy correspondece), Very Fine and fresh, only six pairs of the Petersburg provisional are recorded on cover (Scott $12,500)rnProvenance: Judge Robert S. Emerson (Private transaction)rnAlfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 991, 1956) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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2,500

SOLD for $3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:46 PM
118 image67X1, Pleasant Shade, VA, 5c Blue, 67X1, Pleasant Shade, VA, 5c Blue, horizontal pair (positions 4-5) with huge margins at top and bottom to just in at the right and top left, tiny marginal tear at right, tied by blue «Pleasant Shade Va Nov 24» (1861) datestamp to cover addressed to «Messr. A. & J. M. Donnan, Petersburg Va.», light horizontal crease away from stamps and small repairs, Very Fine, the only used multiple of this stamp and one of just three covers available to collectors, widely regarded as one of the icons of Confederate philately for well over a century, described in Caspary as a «famous rarity and one of the most outstanding and celebrated Confederate pieces in existence» (Scott $55,000)rnThe Pleasant Shade, Virginia provisional stamp is much rarer in used condition than it is unused. Richard L. Calhoun's The Confederate Postmaster Provisionals of Virginia lists only 22 examples total, including three singles on cover this pair on cover. The Pleasant Shade stamps are identical to the provisional stamps of Petersburg, Virginia, as they were both produced by the firm Andrew F. Crutchfield & Company. Only the color and the order of the setting were changed between the two cities. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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10,000

SOLD for $75,000.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:48 PM
119 image73XU1, Salem, NC 5c Black entire, Type 1, "Post Office, Salem, N.C. O.A. Keehln, P.M." handstamp with neat manuscript "Paid 5" on cover to Greensboro, North Carolina, "Salem NC. Oct 18" datestamp alongside, repaired tear at right and missing backflap, Very Fine appearance (Scott $1,400) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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200

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:49 PM
120 image73XU3, Salem, NC 5c Black entire, Type 2, "Paid 5" provisional handstamps with "Salem N.C. Jul 17" datestamp on cover to Clemmonsville, North Carolina, missing backflap and slightly reduced at top, Very Fine strikes, fewer than 10 examples recorded of this marking (Scott $2,250)rnProvenance: John R. Hill, Jr. (Private transaction) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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400

SOLD for $1,900.00
Will close during Public Auction before Jan-26, 04:49 PM

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