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Confederate Provisional Issues

Lots 2195-2204 Lot 2205

Lot 2195    

Confederacy, Atlanta, Ga., 1861, 5¢ black, clear strike with "Atlanta Ga. Aug 3, 1861" cds on orange cover with embossed merchant's corner card to Cleveland Tenn., Very Fine and choice, ex-Judd, Myerson.
Scott Nos. 6XU2    $1,000.

Realized: $475

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Lot 2196 o   

Confederacy, Baton Rouge, La., 1861, 5¢ green & carmine, large margins to in at lower left, clear Baton Rouge La. Dec. cds, pinholes and light crease, F.-V.F. appearance, a rare stamp.
Scott Nos. 11X3    $4,000.

Realized: $625

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Lot 2197    

Confederacy, Columbia, S.C., 1861, 5¢ blue, seal on back, clear strikes with blue "Columbia S.C., Jul 9" cds on light buff cover with blind embossed "James G. Gibbes & Co." oval corner card to Gainesville, Florida; flap and top edge mends affecting seal on back, Very Fine appearance.
Scott Nos. 18XU13a    $1,500.

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Lot 2198    

Confederacy, Fredericksburg, Va., 1861, 5¢ blue on bluish, Position 7, large margins except two corner ornaments touched, tied by lightly struck "Fredericksburgh Va." cds on light buff cover to Manassas Junction Va.; faint stain at bottom and slightly reduced, addressee's name changed, stamp has a tiny corner crease where overlapping edge of cover, still Very Fine, ex-Caspary, Howard Green.
Scott Nos. 26X1    $5,000.

The Crown book records approximately 27 covers with the Fredericksburg provisional, many of which are in poor condition. This is an attractive stamp and cover.

Realized: $1,700

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Lot 2199    

Confederacy, Jackson, Miss., 1861, 5¢ black, provisional rate handstamp with "Jackson, Miss., Jul 26" cds on circa 1861 cover addressed to Miss Pattie Hyland, care of Wm. S. Hyland, Warrenton, Warren Co., Miss.; part of backflap missing, edge tear at top center and some abrasion, Fine.
Scott Nos. 43XU1    $750.

Realized: $190

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Lot 2200    

Confederacy, Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ red, large margins to clear, top right corner wrapped around edge of cover, tied by "Memphis Ten. Nov 10" cds on cover to Columbus Ky.; small age spots, Very Fine; signed Weill.
Scott Nos. 56X2    $1,750.

Realized: $425

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Lot 2201    

Confederacy, Mobile, Ala., 1861, 5¢ blue, clear to large margins, tied by "Mobile, Ala., Nov 11, 1861" cds on cover to Montgomery, Ala., with original enclosure datelined "Camp Goode, Nov 10th, 1861" to Confederate Congressional representative John P. Morgan, mentions the practice firing of the ironclad steamer CSS Mississippi; few small cover erosion holes, one affecting postmark, otherwise Very Fine, accompanied by transcript and historical background.
Scott Nos. 58X2    $2,000.

Realized: $450

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Lot 2202    

Confederacy, Mobile, Ala., 1861, 5¢ blue, large to full margins except cut in at top, bright color, tied by "Mobile, Ala." double-circle datestamp on cover to Choctaw Agency, Miss.; top edge tear and repair, Fine.
Scott Nos. 58X2    $2,000.

Realized: $300

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Lot 2203    

Confederacy, Nashville, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ brick red, three huge margins, right clear to just shaving frameline, tied by blue "Nashville, Ten., Sep 10, 1861" cds (day inverted), matching "Paid" handstamp adjacent on light buff with military address to Capt. S.R. Bachman, A. Coms. Genl, Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, a Very Fine and attractive use, ex-Antrim.
Scott Nos. 61X3    $3,500.

A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE NASHVILLE 5¢ PROVISIONAL IN THE BRICK RED SHADE.

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Lot 2204    

Confederacy, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ brown, large margins including sheet margin at right, light wrinkle in sheet margin, tied by "New Orleans, La., 11 Aug." cds on light yellow 1861 cover to Pensacola Fla.; reduced at left, Very Fine; signed B. Green.
Scott Nos. 62X3    $475.

Realized: $425

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