Lot Details

LOT# : 95
Date: 06/24/2022 - 17:00

Athens, GA

5X1, Athens, GA, 1861 5c Purple, single with four enormous margins including portions of adjoining stamps at both sides, grid of open bars cancel on cover to Savannah, Georgia, faint "Athens Ga" postmark at left, stamp with small margin tear at bottom right which does not detract from the appearance of this spectacular cover, extremely fine, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $2,250) Provenance: Alfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 989, 1956)
Starting Price: $750
Hammer Price: $1,300