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Sale 31: The Autumn Sale

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U.S. Postal History: Postmasters' Provisional and 1847 Issues

Lot 983    

1847, 5¢ red brown. Large margins to just in at top, manuscript cancelled on buff cover with attractive strike of "Lebanon, Ten." cds in red, cover with minor corner wear, F.-V.F., a very scarce usage of a 5¢ 1847 Issue from Tennessee, only 26 5¢ 1847 covers are recorded in the Alexander census, of which 15 are used from Nashville and seven from Jackson, leaving four covers used from the rest of the state, this cover from Lebanon is unrecorded in the census and the only one known.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $325

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