Lot 1271Confederacy, Canton, Miss., 1861, 5¢ black, perfect bold strike of provisional handstamp with "Canton Miss. Jan 13, 1862" cds on light buff cover from the Carroll Hoy & Co. correspondence to New Orleans, usual filing holes, Very Fine and choice example of this fancy provisional entire; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 14XU1 $4,000.
The "P" at center of star is the initial of postmaster William Priestly.
Lot 1272Confederacy, Charleston, S.C., 1861, 5¢ blue, slightly in at bottom left corner, tied by "Charleston S.c., Sep 13, 1861" cds on yellow cover to Laurens C.H., S.C.; cover mend top left, Fine appearance, ex-Calhoun.
Scott No. 16X1 $2,500.
Lot 1273Confederacy, Nashville, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ violet brown, four large margins, tied by blue Nashville cds on cover to New Market, Tenn., bit reduced at right and cover corner repair at top left, Very Fine appearance, a rare stamp on cover.
Scott No. 61X5 $4,250.
Lot 1274Confederacy, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ brown, large wide margins, tied by bold "PAID" handstamp, matching "New Orleans La., 14 Aug" cds on orange cover to Judge E.a. Palmer at Appomattox Va., 1861 docketing at left; scissor cut at left, otherwise Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 62X3 $450.
Lot 1275 oConfederacy, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ red brown, large margins to touched at right, perfect strike of "PD 5 CTS./N.O.P.O." two-line handstamp, a Very Fine strike of the two-line handstamp also used to make provisional envelopes; with 1991 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 62X4 Estimate $150 - 200.
This cancel was used only on pre-paid river mail during the Confederate period.
Lot 1276Confederacy, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ red brown, large even margins, neatly tied by bold "New Orleans, La., 12 Oct." cds on folded cover to Memphis, left flap detached (but included); stamp with couple light creases, otherwise Extremely Fine; with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 62X4 $425.
Lot 1277Confederacy, Raleigh, N.C., 1861, 5¢ red, full clear strike on orange cover to Lumberton N.C., blue "Raleigh N.C. Oct 5" double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, ex-Weill Brothers (backstamp).
Scott No. 68XU1 $600.