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WORLD: USA - CONFEDERATE STATES
Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
8431
1861 Athens Postmaster Provisional 5c purple, on cover with 'ATHENS JAN 14 PAID' cds at left. Superb U, stamp 4 unusually large even margins. Sc 5X1 cat US$2250+. SG 1 cat £3000+. Exceptionally nice quality. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$2500
(US$1725)
(€1625)
(£1425)
  A$3500
(US$2415)
(€2275)
(£1995)
A$
8432
1861 Baton Rouge Postmaster Provisional 5c green & carmine, with Maltese Cross border. Superb U, Baton Rouge 8 1862 pmk, 4 margins being huge on 2 sides from LL cnr of sheet. Sc 11X2 cat US$1400+. SG 2 cat £1700+. Rare genuine in premium quality. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$1300
(US$897)
(€845)
(£741)
  A$2000
(US$1380)
(€1300)
(£1140)
A$
8433
1861 Charlestown Postmaster Provisional 5c blue. Fresh UN, about 3 margins, tiny thins, F-VF appearance. Sc 16X1 cat US$1400 (Sc footnote states that catalog value is for examples with small faults). SG 1 cat £1400. Rare genuine. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert (P)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€455)
(£399)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€650)
(£570)
A$
8434
1861 Charlestown Postmaster Provisional 5c blue. Superb UN, 4 large even margins, with extra dividing lines on all sides. Sc 16X1 cat US$1400+++ (Sc footnote states that vast majority of this stamp are faulty, and that catalog value is for examples with small faults). SG 1 cat £1400+++. Very rare genuine unused in absolutely outstanding quality. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$2000
(US$1380)
(€1300)
(£1140)
  A$3000
(US$2070)
(€1950)
(£1710)
A$
8435
1861 Charleston Postmaster Provisional 2c brown & 10c green, ESSAYS of unissued values with 2c being similar design to issued 5c, and 10c showing palm tree center design. Superb fresh UN as made, tiny thins almost invisible, all 4 large margins. Dietz E11 & E12. Extremely rare. PF NY photo-certs. (2) (P)
  A$3000
(US$2070)
(€1950)
(£1710)
  A$5000
(US$3450)
(€3250)
(£2850)
A$
8436
1861 Fredericksburg Postmaster Provisional 5c blue on bluish. Superb fresh MLH with nice original gum, with sl creases as always for this very thin pelure paper, 4 even margins. Sc 26X1 cat US$900+. SG 1 cat £1100+. Rare genuine. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€520)
(£456)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€780)
(£684)
A$
8437
1861 Livingston Postmaster Provisional 5c blue. F-VF U, Livingston cds, tiny almost invisible internal split, 3+ margins. Sc 51X1 cat US$15,000+ (net valuation for example in this condition, while sound condition on cover would cat US$75,000). SG 1 cat £18,000+. This is the most impressive large format design of all the Confedarate Postmaster provisionals, and one of the most famous stamps of the American Civil War. Great rarity as only 3 loose stamps are known, none of which are perfect. Provenance: Foster, Caspary, Kirkman, Weill, Brandon & Middendorf. Exp Raymond Weill, plus 2014 PFNY & 2022 Ceremuga photo-certs.
  A$15000
(US$10350)
(€9750)
(£8550)
  A$22000
(US$15180)
(€14300)
(£12540)
A$
8438
1861 Nashville Postmaster Provisional 5c brick-red on grey paper. VFU, blue Nashville pmk, 3+ margins. Sc 61X3 cat US$700. SG 3 cat £1200. Rare genuine. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€455)
(£399)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€650)
(£570)
A$
8439
1861 Nashville Postmaster Provisional 5c violet-brown on grey paper. F-VF U, blue pmk, 2 margins. Sc 61X5 cat US$750. SG 4 cat £900. Rare genuine. 1986 PFNY & 2022 Ceremuga photo-certs. (P)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€325)
(£285)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€455)
(£399)
A$
8440
1861 Nashville Postmaster Provisional 10c deep green. U with blue Nashville pmk, several closed tears & sl creases, but 4 large margins & superb appearance. Sc 61X6 cat US$7500. SG 6 cat £9000. Extremely rare genuine as only around 25 are known. 1972 PFNY, 2011 CSA & 2022 Ceremuga photo-certs. (P)
  A$3500
(US$2415)
(€2275)
(£1995)
  A$5000
(US$3450)
(€3250)
(£2850)
A$
8441
1861 New Orleans Postmaster Provisional 5c brown on bluish, horiz pr. F-VF U with 'PAID' pmk, 3-3½ margins. Sc 62X4 cat US$475, SG 4 cat £500+ as singles. Rare genuine. (2) (P)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€195)
(£171)
A$
8442
1861 Petersburg Postmaster Provisional 5c red. F-VF U. Sc 65XI cat US$500. SG 1 cat £900. Rare genuine. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€455)
(£399)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€650)
(£570)
A$
8443
1861 Spartanburg Postmaster Provisional 5c black. VFU, officially cut to shape on piece with 'PAID' pmk. Sc 78X1 cat US$27,500 for cut square (or US$20,000 for cut to shape on cover). SG 1 cat £30,000. Great rarity with only about a dozen examples known, most of which are cut to shape on covers. Exp Colson, plus 1991 PFNY & 2022 Ceremuga photo-certs. (P)
  A$5000
(US$3450)
(€3250)
(£2850)
  A$10000
(US$6900)
(€6500)
(£5700)
A$
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