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Handstamped Postmaster Provisionals

Atlanta, GA postmasters' provisional fake cover

Scott Catalogue CSA: 18XU4
Description:

This is a genuine handstamped Paid 5 applied at Columbia, South Carolina, and addressed to the 1st Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers (exact location unknown). The Atlanta, Georgia, circular date stamp is a counterfeit, which was applied many years later to deceive collectors.

Date:
1861
Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten, handstamped
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 3/8 x 5 1/4 in. (8.5 x 13.3 cm)
Museum ID:
2003.2004.24
Place:
South Carolina

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