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Postmaster Provisional Adhesives

5c Petersburg, VA Confederate postmaster provisional single on cover

Scott Catalogue CSA: 65X1
Description:

Petersburg, Virginia, 5-cent red, Confederate postmaster provisional (CSA Scott 65X1), tied by blue Petersburg, Virginia, March 5, circular date stamp on yellow envelope addressed to Nottaway, Virginia. The envelope contains a letter dated March 1862 and embossed corner card for A. D. Thompson, Dealer in Family Groceries.

The Petersburg provisional stamps were typeset and press-printed on thick white wove paper by A.F. Crutchfield & Co., publishers of the Daily Express.

Date:
March 5, 1862
Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten, handstamped
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 3/16 x 5 1/2 in. (8.1 x 13.97 cm)
Museum ID:
2003.2004.25
Place:
Virginia