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Sale#/
Date
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Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 154, C.S.A. Patriotic Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Margins to just in, tied by "Wilmington N.C. 5 Paid 28 ?" circular datestamp on 10-Star Confederate Flag with Blank Streamer and Verse Patriotic oatmeal cover (F10-11, Verse 5) to Coddle Creek N.C., Bonitz Goldsboro N.C. imprint, expertly restored, appears Very Fine, scarce 10-Star design used in 1861 or early 1862

E. 500-750
400
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1012, Confederate States: General Issues5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two, ample to large margins, tied by blue "Norfolk Va. Apr. 7, 1862" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Centre Ala. with red and blue 10-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic design (F10-16, Verse 46), "Sold only by Vickery & Company, Norfolk" imprint, reduced at right and tiny corner repair at top right (not affecting stamp), left stamp with faint margin crease at top

VERY FINE. A COLORFUL AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS 10-STAR FLAG PATRIOTIC DESIGN WITH TWO OF THE 5-CENT GREEN FIRST ISSUE LITHOGRAPH.

This is also a scarce Confederate use from Norfolk, which was permanently occupied by Union forces one month after this cover was mailed. We have encountered only a few examples of this design, each used from Norfolk with General Issue stamps, and most are faulty to a far greater degree than the cover offered here. This is also the latest use of this design that we have offered.

Illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 60

E. 1,500-2,000
800
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-10-24
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1342, 5¢ Green Lithograph5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Margins to just in at bottom, used with 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), full to large margins, neatly placed side-by-side and tied by "Tupelo Miss. Jul. 1, 1862" First Day of Uniform 10c Rate circular datestamp on cover to Mebaneville N.C., Very Fine, a wonderful combination use on the first day that 10c postage was required for all distances, acquired by the Kilbournes in 1954

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-10-24
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2
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Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1343, 5¢ Green Lithograph5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Used with 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), both tied by bold "Richmond Va. Jul. 23, 1863" circular datestamp on cover to Limestone Springs S.C., 5c Lithograph with small internal fault called a "pinhole" on accompanying certificate, cover with some soiling touching the margins of the lithograph stamp and small bleached spot at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, a scarce combination, quite striking with the side-by-side portraits of Jefferson Davis, ex Dr. Warren, with 1994 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
275
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-10-24
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2
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Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1344, 5¢ Green Lithograph5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Used with 5c Blue, Local (7), tied together by "Robertville S.C. Oct. 18" (1862) circular datestamp with date in magenta manuscript, on diminutive homemade cover to Savannah Ga., original letter enclosed, slight staining affects the 5c Lithograph, otherwise Very Fine

E. 400-500
225
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-10-24
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2
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Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1428, Steamboat Mail–Confederate Postal System5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large to full margins, tied by "STEAM" straightline handstamp which indents stamp from strong strike, on buff cover to Natchez Miss., manuscript "Gen. Quitman" name-of-boat directive at bottom, Very Fine, the General Quitman is believed to have been built at New Albany, Indiana, in 1859 for a New Orleans ship owner, it was "one of the best and most powerful boats on the river" in 1862 and one of the last to escape from the city on April 24, evacuating upriver "a good many ladies, some officers, and some ordnance stores.", ex Antrim

E. 500-750
3,250
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-10-24
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2
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Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1433, Steamboat Mail–Confederate Postal System5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins, tied by blue "Regular Ouachita Packet Twilight, Will Leave Wednesday at 6 P.M." oval handstamp on buff cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual filing holes for this correspondence, slight ink erosion in address, edge repair at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE NAME-OF-BOAT HANDSTAMP FOR THE STEAMER TWILIGHT, STRUCK ON A COVER BEARING THE FIRST CONFEDERATE GENERAL ISSUE.

The Twilight operated on the Mississippi and Ouachita Rivers. The oval handstamp had a changeable slug for the day -- the other day we have seen is Saturday.

Illustrated in Milgram on p. 699. Ex Antrim and Weatherly, from whom the Kilbournes acquired the cover privately in 1964

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-10-24
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2
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Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1666, Patriotics–General Issues: State Designs5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to clear, tied by Richmond Va. circular datestamp on cover to Suffolk Va. with "General Head-Quarters, Adjutant General's Office -- Virginia" and State Seal with "Sic Semper Tyrannis" design (S-VA-12 and FV-2), minor small stained spots, still Very Fine

E. 500-750
425
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-10-24
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2
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Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1673, Patriotics–General Issues: 7-Star thru 13-Star Designs5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two, ample to large margins, tied by blue "Norfolk Va. Apr. 7, 1862" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Centre Ala. with red and blue 10-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic design (F10-16, Verse 46), "Sold only by Vickery & Company, Norfolk" imprint, reduced at right and tiny corner repair at top right (not affecting stamp), left stamp with faint margin crease at top

VERY FINE. A COLORFUL AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS 10-STAR FLAG PATRIOTIC DESIGN WITH TWO OF THE 5-CENT GREEN FIRST ISSUE LITHOGRAPH.

This is also a scarce Confederate use from Norfolk, which was permanently occupied by Union forces one month after this cover was mailed. We have encountered only a few examples of this design, each used from Norfolk with General Issue stamps, and most are faulty to a far greater degree than the cover offered here. This is also the latest use of this design that we have offered.

Illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 60

E. 1,500-2,000
0
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-10-24
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1708, Patriotics–General Issues: Flag and Cannon, Tents, Soldier Designs5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to barely touched at left, bright color, cancelled by slightly faded penstrokes and tied by "Chattanooga Ten. ? 12" circular datestamp on cover to Conwayboro S.C. with "For Land & Life, Children and Wife" Soldier and 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic design (SN-4), depicts an officer in uniform holding a saber in one hand and flag in other, slight edgewear including small repair at bottom right corner

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL COMBINATION OF A PAIR OF THE CONFEDERATE FIRST GENERAL ISSUE WITH THE BEAUREGARD PATRIOTIC DESIGN.

The uniformed officer in this design resembles General P. G. T. Beauregard (as does SN-5). Among the designs depicting a detailed officer likeness, only MS-1 is actually labeled with Beauregard's name.

Ex Boshwit and Freeman. Signed Ashbrook. With 2007 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
1,600
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