Details For Cover ID# 16072

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Cover Type: CSA with stamp(s)
Entered by: haascovers
Added on:Jun 25, 10
Edited on:Jun 25, 10
 
Postmark: Jun 14, 1861
Origin: New Orleans, Louisiana, UNITED STATES
Destination: Eddyville, Kentucky, UNITED STATES
 
Description: New Orleans 5-cent postmaster's provisional [62X3].
 
Following description taken from Siegel Sale 988 (Steve Walske), where this cover was lot 32.....  
"First Printing, Positions 39-40 from the bottom right corner of the sheet, full to large margins including huge part of right sheet margin, vertical crease between stamps and slight gum staining, tied by "New Orleans La. (15?) Jun." (1861) circular datestamp, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), slightly rounded corner, tied by pencil lines on blue part-printed notice from Octave de Armas, a prominent notary public in New Orleans, dated June 14, 1861, and addressed to James Lester in Eddyville, Kentucky, received at Louisville between June 17 and 25, released on June 25 without Louisville datestamp, full clear strike of "SOUTHN. LETTER UNPAID"  two-line handstamp in blue with matching "DUE 3" straightline tying 5c pair, tiny hole in address panel just above the last letter of "Eddyville". 
   
Second photo shows the cover as it appeared in the Siegel sale (May 2010) with the previous owner's annotations removed.  
 
Owner's ID: mp3562
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 9] SNS# 9 [1857 3¢ Dull Red - USA Stamps 1857-1860 Issue]