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U.S., Confederacy and U.S. Possessions

Postmasters' Provisionals
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Lot 943

Confederacy, New Orleans, La., 1861, 2¢ blue (62X1), large margins except irregularly separated at left and therefore severely cut into prior to application, tied by "New Orleans La." c.d.s. on local ladies' envelope, small opening fault at top, Fine and rare usage.
Estimate 400 - 500

Expertization: 1996 Brian M. Green Certificate.
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Lot 944

Confederacy, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ brown on white (62X3), horizontal pair, fresh color, large margins at sides, touched or just in at top and bottom, cancelled by two strikes of straight-line "Paid" handstamp, accompanying "New Orleans La./30 Jul" c.d.s. on envelope from the Ruggles correspondence to Fredericksburg, Va., envelope opened on three sides, faults at bottom and back flap missing, Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 945

Confederacy, Petersburg, Va., 1861, 5¢ red (65X1), large to clear margins on three sides, in at right from cover reduction, crease at bottom and minute tear at top, tied by "Petersburg Va./Feb 22" c.d.s. in blue on neat envelope to Smithfield, Va., cover reduced at right and two restored corners, Fine appearance.
Estimate 500 - 750
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