Lot# 65 - Erivan Sale 5

  • Lot# : 65 Confederate Postmasters Provisionals

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    11X3, Baton Rouge, LA, 5c Green & Carmine, Lattice border, margins full to touching, tied by mostly complete strike of "Baton Rouge La. Nov 28 1861" cds to cover addressed to Miss Kittie Mort in Vernon, Mississippi, docketing at left indicates December 3 receipt, cover without backflap, Very Fine and most attractive, the Crown census records only 11 covers with the lattice Baton Rouge 5c stamp with this being the earliest known example, a wonderful cover (Scott $10,000)rnProvenance: Rarities of the World (R.A. Siegel Sale 267, 1964)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,100.00 USD