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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
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1317, Steamboat Mail–Independent and C.S.A. Use of U.S. StampsSteamer Genl. Quitman, Steamer Genl. QuitmanSteamer Genl. Quitman. Clear strike of red oval handstamp with manuscript "1861, 24 April" date on 3c Red on Buff Nesbitt entire (U10) addressed to Carroll, Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes for this correspondence, Very Fine and rarely struck this clearly (most are faint), we have encountered the General Quitman Confederate packet boat handstamp on several covers bearing New Orleans Postmaster's Provisionals, but we have seen only a small handful of examples showing Confederate use of a U.S. postal entire, according to the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, 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 John Hall Sr. (acquired by the Kilbournes in a 1969 H.R. Harmer sale)

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1318, Steamboat Mail–Independent and C.S.A. Use of U.S. StampsSteamer Genl. Quitman, Steamer Genl. QuitmanSteamer Genl. Quitman. Clear strike of greenish-blue oval handstamp with manuscript "1861, 3 May" date on 3c Red on White Star Die entire (U26) addressed to Carroll, Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes for this correspondence and light vertical file fold, Very Fine and rarely struck this clearly (most are faint), we have encountered the General Quitman Confederate packet boat handstamp on several covers bearing New Orleans Postmaster's Provisionals, but we have seen only a small handful of examples showing Confederate use of a U.S. postal entire, according to the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, 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 Knapp and John Hall Sr. (acquired by the Kilbournes in a 1969 H.R. Harmer sale)

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2018-06-28
The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 513, Steamboat Mail-Independent and C.S.A. Use of U.S. StampsSteamer Genl. Quitman, Steamer Genl. QuitmanSteamer Genl. Quitman. Beautifully clear strike of red oval handstamp with manuscript "1861, 24 April" date on 3c Red on Buff Star Die entire (U27) addressed to Carroll, Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes for this correspondence, Very Fine and rarely struck this clearly (most are faint), we have encountered the General Quitman Confederate packet boat handstamp on several covers bearing New Orleans Postmaster's Provisionals, but this is by far the better of only two examples we have encountered showing Confederate use of a U.S. postal entire, according to the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, 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 John Hall Sr. (acquired by the Kilbournes in a 1969 H.R. Harmer sale)

E. 1,000-1,500
3,500
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2017-03-03
The Civil War and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1527, Independent and Confederate Use: Steamboat MarkingsSteamer Genl. Quitman, Steamer Genl. QuitmanSteamer Genl. Quitman. Mostly clear strike of blue handstamp cancels 3c Red on Buff Star Die entire (U27), undated but must be 1861, addressed to Carroll, Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes for this correspondence, Very Fine and most unusual, we have encountered the General Quitman Confederate packet boat handstamp on several covers bearing New Orleans Postmaster's Provisionals, however, this is the only example we have encountered on a Confederate use of a U.S. postal entire

E. 500-750
275
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