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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
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 75, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Large margins showing complete outer framelines all around, tied by "Charleston S.C. Oct. 23, 1861" double-circle datestamp on folded part-printed bill of sale from Railroad Depository with illustration of train, Evans & Cogswell imprint (the printers of the Charleston provisional), to Marion C.H. S.C., Very Fine, a rare use of the Charleston provisional on a folded printed form, the illustration on the printed form was engraved by Evans and Cogswell, the firm that printed the Charleston provisional, ex Calhoun and illustrated in his Charleston book on p. 111, with 2003 C.S.A. certificate, Scott value $2,250.00 as normal use on cover

E. 1,000-1,500
700
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 76, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Mostly large margins showing outer framelines at sides, just touched at bottom right, tied by well-struck "Charleston S.C. Oct. 1, 1861" double-circle datestamp on buff Hayne & Yates wholesale grocer's corner card cover to Camden S.C., horizontal file crease does not affect stamp, barely reduced at top, Very Fine example of the Charleston provisional on an advertising cover, the Calhoun census lists approximately fourteen examples on corner card covers, but many are embossed and do not clearly show the design, ex Calhoun and illustrated in his Charleston book on p. 75, Scott value $2,250.00 as normal cover

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 77, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Enormous margins showing compete outer framelines and huge sheet margin at right, tied by neat strike of "Charleston S.C. Nov. 8, 1861" double-circle datestamp on cover to Sumterville S.C., expertly cleaned with minor cosmetic improvements, Extremely Fine appearance, an impressive sheet-margin stamp on an attractive cover, ex Emerson, Hill and Calhoun

2,250
425
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 78, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Huge margins with practically complete outer framelines and top sheet margin and part of adjoining stamp at bottom, tied by neat "Charleston S.C. Nov. 2, 1861" double-circle datestamp on orange-buff cover to Black Oak S.C., red crayon "Due 5" at center for additional weight, faint crease in top sheet margin, barely reduced at right, minor reinforcing along pressed-out file folds (not affecting stamp), Very Fine, a rare underpaid use of the Charleston postmaster's provisional, ex Calhoun and illustrated in his Charleston book on p. 63

2,250
350
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 79, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Huge margins showing three complete outer framelines and significant portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, just touched at lower left, deep rich color, tied by "Charleston S.C. Nov. 19, 1861" circular datestamp on orange- buff cover to Greenville S.C., missing top flap, Very Fine, a pretty cover, ex Calhoun, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate

2,250
425
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 80, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Large margins with three outer framelines and right sheet margin, tied by "Charleston S.C. Nov. 12, 1861" circular datestamp on buff cover to the Palmetto Guards at Coosawhatchie S.C., expert repair at top of cover, Very Fine appearance, a scarce sheet-margin example on cover, ex Calhoun

2,250
350
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 81, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Nearly three and one-half complete frame lines, ever so slightly in at right, boldly tied by "Charleston S. C. Sep 12 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Laurens C.H. S.C., without flap and small cover mend top center, otherwise Fine

2,250
325
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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 82, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Horizontal pair, large margins showing largely complete outer framelines and part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by "Charleston S.C. Nov. 2, 1861" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Columbia S.C., docketed at far left, missing part of top flap, few cover tears at left next to vertical file fold

VERY FINE. A RARE PAIR OF THE CHARLESTON POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON COVER. ONLY FOUR PAIRS ON COVER ARE RECORDED IN THE CALHOUN CENSUS.

The census of Charleston provisional covers includes one vertical and three horizontal pairs. Three covers are also known with two singles.

Ex Calhoun and illustrated in his Charleston book on p. 106.

5,000
0
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 83, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Vertical pair from upper right corner of the sheet (Types E and K), three large margins with complete framelines, just in along left, rich color, tied by neat strike of "Charleston S.C. Sep. 21, 1861" circular datestamp on orange-buff cover to Huntsville Ala., reduced at left

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE EARLIEST REPORTED USE OF A MULTIPLE OF THE 5-CENT ADHESIVE CHARLESTON POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL, AND THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED VERTICAL PAIR.

The Calhoun census contains one vertical pair (offered here) and three horizontal pairs. Three covers are also known bearing two singles to make up the 10c rate.

Ex Calhoun

5,000
800
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 89, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Mostly large margins showing outer framelines, just in at left, cancelled by manuscript "#", matching "Wideman's S.C. Nov. 19th" manuscript postmark on cover to Scuppernong N.C., some edge flaws at top and with cover refolded along top edge, Fine, a scarce use of the 5c Charleston provisional at a post office other than Charleston, this was accepted as fully paid, perhaps eight or nine such uses are known, Wideman's is approximately 170 miles from Charleston, ex Calhoun and illustrated in his Charleston book on p. 81, Scott value as normal use

2,250
450
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