Lot# 63 - Erivan Sale 1

  • Lot# : 63 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    New Orleans, Louisiana, 62X1, 2c Blue, two-margin single tied by "New Orleans La. 31 Aug." town marking on dark buff cover addressed to Black Hawk, Mississippi, the cover with minor water staining at the left, Fine and scarce; 1976 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $5,000)

    The 1982 Crown Survey of Confederate Postmaster Provisionals notes that only 27 examples of this stamp on cover exist. A 2018 Siegel survey indicates a number closer to 30 though more than half are franked with stamps with fewer than four margins or with a faulty stamp.

    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : 800 USD