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Postmaster Provisional Adhesives

2c New Orleans postmaster provisional single

Scott Catalogue CSA: 62X2
Description:

The first printing of the 2-cent New Orleans, which was put aside and not made available to the public until early 1862, not long before the fall of the city. Typographed adhesives stereographed from woodcut. The printing characteristics are the same as the blue issue (CSA Scott 62X1).

Date:
1862
Medium:
paper (white wove); ink (shades of red)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/16 x 13/16 in. (2.7 x 2.06 cm)
Museum ID:
2005.2004.1524
Place:
Louisiana