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Sale 81: The Sescal Sale

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Postmaster's Provisionals

Lots 1271-1277

Lot 1271    

Confederacy, 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.

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Realized: $1,100

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Lot 1272    

Confederacy, 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.

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Realized: $550

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Lot 1273    

Confederacy, 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.

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Realized: $850

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Lot 1274    

Confederacy, 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.

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Realized: $190

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Lot 1275 o   

Confederacy, 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.

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Realized: $150

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Lot 1276    

Confederacy, 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.

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Realized: $220

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Lot 1277    

Confederacy, 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.

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Lots 1271-1277

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