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lot # 70 - Confederate States of America Postal History Confederate Postmasters Provisionals

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47X1, Knoxville, Tennessee, 5c Brick red, tied on an envelope addressed to "James A. Coffin, Esq./ Madisonville/ E. Tenn." by light strike of Knoxville Ten 1862 cds, with enclosure datelined "Knoxville Jan 17th 1862", stamp clear to full margins, envelope opened and slightly reduced at left, Very Fine and choice; it is thought perhaps no more than 10 of the 5c Knoxville provisionals, of any shade, are tied by a postal cancel (Scott $8,000)rnProvenance: Col. E.H.R. Green (Doane Sale, 1942)rnHarold C. Brooks (Laurence & Stryker, 1945) Confederate States Postmasters' Provisionals

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