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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
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Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 32, Independent and C.S.A. Use of U.S. StampsCharleston S.C. Paid Jan. 20, 1861, Charleston S.C. Paid Jan. 20, 1861Charleston S.C. Paid Jan. 20, 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp and grid cancel on 3c Red on Buff Star Die entire (U27) to Greenville C.H. S.C., fresh and Very Fine Independent State use, scarce with the integral "Paid" in the datestamp, ex Calhoun

E. 150-200
325
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 51, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsCharleston S.C. Nov. 4, 1861, Charleston S.C. Nov. 4, 1861Charleston S.C. Nov. 4, 1861. Circular datestamp with "Paid 2" in circle" handstamp on legal-size cover with "Confederate States, Head Quarters, Department of So. Ca., Ga. and Fla., Official Business" imprint and used locally, vertical file folds where folded for display, some minor wear, Very Fine, an exceedingly rare drop-rate official imprint cover

E. 400-500
400
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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
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Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 52, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsCharleston S.C., Handstamped Paid, Charleston S.C., Handstamped PaidCharleston S.C., Handstamped Paid. Three covers, first "Jul. 24, 1861" circular datestamp with "Paid 10" in circle handstamp on blue folded letter to New Orleans, vertical file folds at sides, Very Fine, scarce use of the "Paid 10" handstamped Paid on a cover sent over 500 miles, second "Charleston S.C. Jul. 29, 1861" circular datestamp with matching "Paid 10" in circle handstamp on yellow cover to Trenton Tenn., missing top flap where barely reduced, small tear at top affects handstamp but is barely noticeable, Very Fine, scarce handstamped Paid for double 5c rate, third "Charleston S.C. Oct. 15, 1861" double-circle datestamp with "Paid 5" in circle handstamp on orange cover to Maysville S.C., faint vertical file fold clear of markings, Very Fine, all ex Calhoun

E. 200-300
130
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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 1553, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: State & Allegorical DesignsCharleston S.C. Oct. 5, 1861, Charleston S.C. Oct. 5, 1861Charleston S.C. Oct. 5, 1861. Neat strike of double-circle datestamp with "5" due handstamp on blue South Carolina Palmetto State Flag Patriotic cover (FSC-3B) to Alfordsville N.C., soldier's endorsement at left, barely reduced at right, some overall soiling and wear, Very Fine, scarce design, ex Kimmel and Calhoun

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-06-28
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 531, Patriotics-Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsCharleston S.C. Apr. 18, 1861, Charleston S.C. Apr. 18, 1861Charleston S.C. Apr. 18, 1861. Double-circle datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on cover to Chester C.H. S.C. with blue South Carolina Palmetto State Flag design (FSC-3A), Apr. 18, 1861 docketing at left, missing part of backflap

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE CONFEDERATE STATE USE OF U.S. POSTAGE WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA PALMETTO STATE FLAG. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

This Palmetto Flag Patriotic design comes in two variations -- one with seven attachments to the flagstaff as seen here, and one with three attachments (FSC-3B, offered in the following lot). Both are rare

E. 2,000-3,000
4,750
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2016-12-13
Smithsonian National Postal Museum Benefit Auction
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Sale Number 1144, Lot Number 246, Civil WarCharleston S.C. Jun. 4, 1861, Charleston S.C. Jun. 4, 1861Charleston S.C. Jun. 4, 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp on ship letter received at Boston, then sent to Charleston and forwarded to Greenville S.C., neat "Boston Mass. May 28" double-circle datestamp, "SHIP" handstamp and "8" rate handstamp struck out by grid cancel at Charleston where datestamp, "PAID" and "5" handstamps were applied for forwarding postage in Confederate mails, manuscript "Emily Keith" ship-name directive at upper left, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, received at Boston as a ship letter on the brig Emily Keith (arrived May 27 -- she was returning from Buenos Aires when caught in a gale, she stopped at New York City for repairs on Apr. 15), sent from Boston just three days before postal relations between North and South were severed and then forwarded in the new C.S.A. postal system, this extraordinary combination of markings from two different postal systems is undoubtedly unique, ex Antrim, Kohn and Calhoun

E. 1,000-1,500
3,750
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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
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Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2021, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsCharleston S.C. Paid Jan. 25, 1861, Charleston S.C. Paid Jan. 25, 1861Charleston S.C. Paid Jan. 25, 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp ties 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on blue folded printed Prices Current to Providence R.I., light vertical file folds well away from stamp, Very Fine Independent State use

E. 200-300
325
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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
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2029, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsCharleston S.C. Apr. 7, 1861, Charleston S.C. Apr. 7, 1861Charleston S.C. Apr. 7, 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp on cover with three 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) tied by grid cancels on cover to Cokesbury S.C., missing top flap, some toning around perfs, still Very Fine Confederate State use

E. 300-400
375
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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
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Sale Number 1087, Lot Number 105, Confederate Patriotics: Early Designs thru LeadersCharleston S.C. Feb. 15, 1861, Charleston S.C. Feb. 15, 1861Charleston S.C. Feb. 15, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp with grid cancel on 3c Red on White Star Die entire (U26) to "Pittsburg" with "The Mercury, Charleston, So. Ca." South Carolina Palmetto State Flag design (FSC-3B), faint vertical file fold does not affect stamp or design, trivial edgewear

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE CONFEDERATE STATE USE WITH THE "MERCURY" NEWSPAPER CORNER CARD INCORPORATING THE SOUTH CAROLINA PALMETTO STATE FLAG. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

The Charleston Mercury was founded in 1819. During the Civil War the paper was owned by the noted fire-eater Robert Barnwell Rhett, who advocated secession as early as 1850 and was critical of Jefferson Davis (see lot 9 for Rhett autograph).

Ex Brown, Brooks and Weatherly

E. 2,000-3,000
2,700
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-27
The Richard L. Calhoun Collection of Charleston, S.C.
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Sale Number 1065, Lot Number 404, December 1860 UsesCharleston S.C. Dec. 24, 1860 -- First Christmas Eve as Independent State, Charleston S.C. Dec. 24, 1860 -- First Christmas Eve as Independent StateCharleston S.C. Dec. 24, 1860 -- First Christmas Eve as Independent State. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp with grid cancelling 3c Red on Buff Star Die entire (U27) to Brownsville S.C., Very Fine Independent State use, sent four days after secession and mailed the day before Christmas

E. 300-400
180
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