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FILTER: , All Sale Dates thru 2022/01/01, Catalogue = Adams, Symbol IN ("USED")
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Cat./Est. Value
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-05-22
United States and Confederate States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 190, Confederate and Civil War: Through-the-Lines MailAdams Ex. Co. * Louisville, Ky. * Aug. 12, 1861, Adams Ex. Co. * Louisville, Ky. * Aug. 12, 1861Adams Ex. Co. * Louisville, Ky. * Aug. 12, 1861. Clearly struck circular datestamp ties 30c Orange (38), few scissors-blunted perfs, vivid color, on piece of cover sent to France, pencil "55/ Through" (55c paid, including 30c postage and 25c express fee), re-franked with horizontal strip of three 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), tied by blue grid cancels and "Louisville Ky. Aug. 13, 1861" double-circle datestamp, part of Havre transit at bottom of piece, strip lifted to show markings, Extremely Fine, a very rare use -- bearing in mind a similar franking on full cover brought nearly $200,000 in one of our sales, this is certainly an affordable alternative -- ex Birkinbine, Walske and Dr. Brandon

E. 750-1,000
400
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2016-06-22
Confederate States and the Civil War
 
Sale Number 1132, Lot Number 3014, U.S. Postage Used in Confederacy and Thru-the-LinesAdams Express, Adams ExpressAdams Express. Three items demonstrating carriage of Southern mail by Adams Express, including large piece of 3c Star Die entire (U26) with Augusta Ga. Jul. 18 double-circle datestamp and blue "Adams Express Co. Augusta Ga. Jul. 18" oval datestamp, "Paid 10" straightline and express charge notation, also piece of 3c Star Die (U27) with No. 26 tied by "Adams & Co. Louisville Ky. Jul. 30, 1861" circular datestamp, "Paid J.W.R. 50" express charge double-circle, finally vertical pair 5c Blue, London print (6) with Southern Express Co. Jun. 12 double-circle datestamp, Very Fine group, first two with C.S.A. certificates

E. 400-500
650
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-11-20
The Brandon Collection, Part 2: General Issues and Postal History
 
Sale Number 1087, Lot Number 64, Across-the-Lines Express Mail and First Day Postal SystemAdams Ex. Co. * Louisville, Ky. * Aug. 12, 1861, Adams Ex. Co. * Louisville, Ky. * Aug. 12, 1861Adams Ex. Co. * Louisville, Ky. * Aug. 12, 1861. Clearly struck circular datestamp ties 30c Orange (38), few scissors-blunted perfs, vivid color, on piece of cover sent to France, pencil "55/ Through" (55c paid, including 30c postage and 25c express fee), re-franked with horizontal strip of three 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), tied by blue grid cancels and "Louisville Ky. Aug. 13, 1861" double-circle datestamp, part of Havre transit at bottom of piece, strip lifted to show markings, Extremely Fine, a very rare use -- bearing in mind a similar franking on full cover brought nearly $200,000 in one of our sales, this is certainly an affordable alternative -- ex Birkinbine and Walske

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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Autographs and Ephemera
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Presidential & Wives Autographs and Free Franks
2000-06-27
U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign
 
Free J. Q. Adams. Signature on piece of cover which is affixed to card, some wrinkling, otherwise Fine and rare

E. 750-1,000
210
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1997-12-12
U.S. Postal History & Foreign
 
Adams Express Co. - Instruction Label for Thru-the-Lines Letters. Black on green "Letters for seceded states can be forwarded by...", minor tear at right, scarce

E. 100-150
100
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1997-10-28
Confederate States
 
Adams Express Company. Printed red package receipt with 2c Express Imperforate ms. cancelled Mar. 2, 1863, military liability waiver surprinted in black, frayed edges and folds, scarce

E. 75-100
50
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1993-10-30
The Morris Everett Collection of C.S.A.
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 8, Independent State Usage and Express Mails prior to June 1, 1861Adams Express Company N.Y. Ma 4, Adams Express Company N.Y. Ma 4Adams Express Company N.Y. Ma 4. Blue double-circle datestamp clearly struck with matching "Paid" in oval on 3c Red Star Die entire (U27) to New Orleans, from the Carroll Hoy & Co. correspondence, flap tear just nicks top edge, usual pinholes found in this correspondence, fresh and Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

E. 500-750
850
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1993-10-30
The Morris Everett Collection of C.S.A.
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 9, Independent State Usage and Express Mails prior to June 1, 1861Adams Express Company, New-York. Great Eastern, Western & Southern Express Forwarders, Adams Express Company, New-York. Great Eastern, Western & Southern Express ForwardersAdams Express Company, New-York. Great Eastern, Western & Southern Express Forwarders. Large blue oval handstamp on 3c Red Star Die entire (U27) to Athens Tenn., from the Cleage correspondence, segmented grid cancelling 3c embossed stamp, Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

E. 500-750
425
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1993-10-30
The Morris Everett Collection of C.S.A.
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 14, Thru-the-lines Express MailAdams Ex. Co.*Louisville, Ky.*Aug. 7, 1861, Adams Ex. Co.*Louisville, Ky.*Aug. 7, 1861Adams Ex. Co.*Louisville, Ky.*Aug. 7, 1861. Circular express datestamp ties faulty U.S. 3c Dull Red (26), also tied by "Paid 10" in circle, matching "Richmond Va. Aug. 4, 1861" cds on orange-buff cover to Vermont, a second 3c Dull Red (26) tied by blue grid and matching "Louisville Ky. Aug. 7, 1861" double-circle ds, slightly reduced at left, small mends in places, still Fine and attractive; this usage is identical to the cover illustrated in Antrim on p. 112, the Antrim cover still containing the original Jul. 24 letter from a prisoner at Liggons Tobacco Warehouse and being the earliest prisoner-of-war cover known to him, Antrim notes on back of this cover confirm the prisoner-of-war usage, ex Wiltsee

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
1993-10-30
The Morris Everett Collection of C.S.A.
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 15, Thru-the-lines Express MailAdams Ex. Co.*Louisville, Ky.*Aug. 12, 1861, Adams Ex. Co.*Louisville, Ky.*Aug. 12, 1861Adams Ex. Co.*Louisville, Ky.*Aug. 12, 1861. Large cds on U.S. 3c Pink entire (U34) to Petersburg Va., blue "Nashville Ten. Aug. 14, 1861" cds, matching "Paid 10" hs, ms. "2/-" express charge, with original letter enclosure, skilfully repaired tear in flap and across upper right corner just into embossed stamp, Very Fine appearance, scarce

E. 750-1,000
900
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