Lot# 64 - Erivan Sale 1

  • Lot# : 64 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    New Orleans, Louisiana, 62X4, 1861 5c Red brown on bluish, single tied on envelope addressed to Natchez wonderful strike of the 2-line "Pd 5 Cts/N.O.P.O." provisional handstamp with accompanying "J. L. Riddell, P.M." straight-line, "New Orleans La. Dec 10 1861" river-mail double-circle datestamp and "Steam" handstamp, ms "Magenta" steamboat identification at lower left, stamp clear to large margins except just touching at lower left, cover some trivial edge wrinkling and missing portion of the backflap, some distracting docketing at left, Very Fine and choice, a rare use of the provisional handstamp to tie the 5c provisional issue with only 12-15 examples known

    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000 USD
    Hammer price : 2,400 USD