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    Confederate-era Postal Cover from Athens, GA. 5X1 - 5¢ purple, 1861 Athens Ga Postmaster Provisional, type I, ample to large margins all around, cancelled (faint grid), not tied on November 1861 folded outer address sheet addressed to "Capt. Wm D. Mitchell, Commanding the Thomas Cty Volunteers, Camp Lawton"; correct Athens Ga Paid handstamp at left; red "DUE 5" in oval at center; stamp with some minor staining otherwise Fine. Crown census notes that less than 30 covers exist; Scott Catalogue value for a used stamp off cover is $1,750 and for a stamp on cover $2,500.00

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    17th Saturday
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