Lot# 86 - Sales #3010-11 - NY 2016 Rarities Sales

  • Lot# : 86 Confederate Postmasters Provisionals

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    62XU1,1861 3 line black "PD 5 CTS N.O.P.O. J. L. RIDDELL, P.M" New Orleans La. handstamp provisional marking on "E. J. Hart & Co." oval merchant corner card cover addressed to Atlanta GA., double circle New Orleans La Sep 1861 town marking at upper left, entire with minor creases and light age spotting, Fine and rare provisional; this handstamp provisional was only used on mail that was to travel via the Mississippi River and is extremely scarce; 2007 CSA certificate which states that the envelope has been lightly cleaned and pressed (Scott $4,500)
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : 3,000 USD