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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2021-09-28
United States and Civil War Postal History
 
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1342, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two, large margins to clear, one with wide bottom left corner sheet margins, other with bottom sheet margin, each tied by "Murfreesboro Ten. Dec. 13" circular datestamp on part of newspaper made into an adversity cover to Buena Vista Ala., opened for display, stamps with minor soiling from gum, Very Fine and very unusual adversity cover, ex Dr. Brandon

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E. 400-500
Future Sale
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2021-06-23
Civil War Special Mail Routes
 
Sale Number 1238, Lot Number 327, Trans-Mississippi Express Mail5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Contiguous "C" shaped strip of seven and horizontal strip of three, large margins to slightly in, small faults, tied by multiple strikes of brownish-black "Black Hawk Miss." dateless circle handstamp on westbound Trans-Mississippi 50c "Preferred Mail" rate cover front only to Miss Mary E. Compton in Chappel Hill, Washington County, Texas, backflaps have been masterfully added to restore this front to envelope form, pressed crease (affecting two stamps), repaired tear in cover (does not affect the stamps)

A REMARKABLE FRANKING PAYING THE 50-CENT "PREFERRED MAIL" RATE THAT WAS ANNOUNCED IN APRIL 1863 AND SUPERSEDED BY THE 40-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI EXPRESS MAIL RATE ONE MONTH LATER.

On April 16, 1863, Congress authorized a "preferred" mail service to be established by the Post Office Department to maintain communication across the Mississippi River, and to provide for "more speedy transmission of letters and dispatches." The rate in the statute was set at 50c per half ounce, and preferential handling was to be given to such mails. Although Jaronski found records of at least eight mail carrying trips undertaken by C.S.A. military officers in 1863, only five surviving "Preferred Mail" rate covers are known, all westbound.

Black Hawk, Mississippi, lies about 90 miles north of Brandon, where mail accumulated for westbound express runs across the Mississippi River. Very few examples of Confederate mail postmarked at Black Hawk are known (this and a larger dateless circle are recorded). Based on the use of the 5c Local (Richmond) print, it seems likely that this was used in early 1863, prior to the October 1863 "Express" period (for which the 40c rate was intended). Of the five "Preferred Mail" covers recorded, this cover, although undated, is considered to be the earliest.

Illustrated in Krieger book (no. E50) and Special Routes (p. 103). Ex Everett, Birkinbine and Walske

E. 5,000-7,500
19,000
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
 
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2586, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Block of six and pair originally forming a block of eight, large margins to just barely in, each stamp cancelled by single penstroke, matching "Acton Texas March 4/64" manuscript postmark on gray cover front only to a captain in Smith's Brigade, Army of Tennessee (then located in Dalton Ga.), manuscript "Via Shreveport La." at bottom left, some edgewear slightly affects stamps

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTRAORDINARY FRANKING FOR THE 40-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPI RATE.

This cover front is No. W6 in the Krieger census. One other cover with a similar franking is recorded from this correspondence, but the stamps are on back and there are no postal markings (possibly carried privately). A 50c "Preferred Mail" rate paid by 5c Local Prints exists, and it, too, is a front only.

With 1975 C.S.A. certificate as Scott No. 6

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2015-06-24
Civil War and Confederate States
 
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2359, General Issues on Cover: Scott 6-105c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Block of four, large margins to in, tied by "Athens Tenn. Aug. 13, 1863" double-circle datestamps on large part of buff cover front only to Athens Tenn. and forwarded to Chattanooga Tenn., stamps used as forwarding postage, manuscript "Paid" and "30c" and with "Paid" handstamp, Fine and unusual, apparently 30c was paid for originating postage in cash and 20c for forwarding postage

E. 200-300
120
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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 352, General Issues On Cover: Scott 5-85c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Block of four, large margins to in, tied by "Athens Tenn. Aug. 13, 1863" double-circle datestamps on large part of buff cover front only to Athens Tenn. and forwarded to Chattanooga Tenn., stamps used as forwarding postage, manuscript "Paid" and "30c" and with "Paid" handstamp, Fine and unusual, apparently 30c was paid for originating postage in cash and 20c for forwarding postage

E. 300-400
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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 453, Adversity Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two, large margins to clear, one with wide bottom left corner sheet margins, other with bottom sheet margin, each tied by "Murfreesboro Ten. Dec. 13" circular datestamp on part of newspaper made into an adversity cover to Buena Vista Ala., opened for display, stamps with minor soiling from gum, Very Fine and very unusual adversity cover

E. 400-500
550
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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 501, Railroads and Waterways5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, deep rich color, tied by well-struck "Estelle Springs, N. & C. R.R., May 1, 1863" oval datestamp on cover front only to Fort Valley Ga., minor toning around stamp edges from gum, Extremely Fine strike, signed Dietz

E. 300-400
550
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-26
The Benjamin Wishnietsky Collection of Confederate States
 
Sale Number 1064, Lot Number 217, General Issues off-Cover: Scott 6-105c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to barely in, bright shade, tied by "Austin Tex. Feb. 3, 186?" double-circle datestamp on piece with "Head Q'rs Bureau of Conscription, Department of Trans-Miss., Official Business" imprint with last line crossed out, Very Fine, rare semi-official imprint use from Texas

E. 150-200
200
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-26
The Benjamin Wishnietsky Collection of Confederate States
 
Sale Number 1064, Lot Number 218, General Issues off-Cover: Scott 6-105c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two items, horizontal and vertical pairs, each tied on piece, first by Little Rock Ark. double-circle datestamp on piece made from part-printed form, second by "Union Springs Ala. May 29" circular datestamp on piece made from stationery showing part of sailing ship, small faults, Very Fine adversity uses

E. 100-150
150
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-26
The Benjamin Wishnietsky Collection of Confederate States
 
Sale Number 1064, Lot Number 219, General Issues off-Cover: Scott 6-105c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Block of four and horizontal pair, each with blue Hillsboro N.C. double-circle datestamp, pair on piece of 3c Red Nesbitt entire, block with light creases and toned spots, Very Fine, block ex Everett

E. 150-200
250
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