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731 Selected Lots, Page 1 of 74

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Symbol
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Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8489, Civil War PatrioticsFort Jefferson O. Apr. 12, Fort Jefferson O. Apr. 12Fort Jefferson O. Apr. 12. Clear strike of circular datestamp on cover with red and blue Multiple Stars and Shield Patriotic design to the 3rd asst. PMG in Washington D.C., endorsed "Official Business", fresh and Very Fine

E. 100-150
70
United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8490, Civil War PatrioticsNew Orleans La. Feb. 4, 1863, New Orleans La. Feb. 4, 1863New Orleans La. Feb. 4, 1863. Neat strike of double-circle datestamp on red and blue Monitor and Merrimac Patriotic cover with frame of flags and eagle, to West Boxford Mass., soldier's letter endorsement at upper right, manuscript "Due 5 Cents", with original enclosure with red and blue illustration of General Burnside, Very Fine and attractive design

E. 400-500
400
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8491, Civil War PatrioticsCol. Elmer E. Ellsworth -- The Casualty of War that Made Lincoln Weep, Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth -- The Casualty of War that Made Lincoln WeepCol. Elmer E. Ellsworth -- The Casualty of War that Made Lincoln Weep. Red and blue Union patriotic design with flags, star and sword on cover to Munich, Germany, red “New York Am. Pkt. 7 Paid Jun. 19” (1861) credit datestamp, red boxed “Aachen Franco” handstamp, receiving backstamp, slight soiling, Very Fine, rare use of Ellsworth patriotic cover to Germany -- Colonel Ellsworth was the first officer to die in the Civil War, he was one of President Lincoln’s favorites and it is said that Lincoln wept when he heard the news of Ellsworth’s death from a gunshot fired by a Confederate sympathizer in Alexandria, Virginia -- with 2004 P.F. certificate opining that the cover probably originated in New York

E. 300-400
250
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8492, Civil War PatrioticsU.S. Patriotic Cover from Belgium, U.S. Patriotic Cover from BelgiumU.S. Patriotic Cover from Belgium. Red and blue Waving Flag Patriotic bearing Belgium, 1858-61, 20c Blue and 40c Vermilion (11, 12), latter vertical strip of three, margins to in, tied by "4" in grid, matching "Anvers 8-11 61" circular datestamp to New York, neat "Br. Packet" and "Etats-Unis par Ostende 8-11 61" backstamps, red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Nov. 22" circular datestamp, boxed "PD" handstamp, docketed at right, stamps defective, some cover wear, still Fine, a rare use of a U.S. Patriotic cover from an American ship captain in Belgium

E. 750-1,000
900
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2488, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign DestinationsEagle and Flag Fighting Snake, Eagle and Flag Fighting SnakeEagle and Flag Fighting Snake. Red and blue design depicting Eagle and Flag fighting a Snake with broken Confederate flag with "The Eagle shall bear the Rattlesnake in his beak and rend him with his talons" quote at bottom, Snow & Hapgood imprint, neat "Boston A. Pkt. 21 Sep. 6" (1861) debit circular datestamp and used to Cardiff, Wales, manuscript due marking, London and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, a beautiful Patriotic design used to a foreign destination, with a stamp this would be a $7,500 cover

E. 750-1,000
750
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2490, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign DestinationsMichigan, MichiganMichigan. Multicolored two-panel Magnus Patriotic depicting Liberty with flag and Michigan seal to Germany, neat "N. York Hamb. Pkt. 5 Oct. 19" (1861) debit datestamp, Hamburg backstamps, blue due markings, slightly reduced at right, last name of address erased, otherwise Very Fine and colorful, a rare stampless use of a beautiful Patriotic to Germany

E. 500-750
750
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2493, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign DestinationsU.S. Patriotic Cover from Belgium, U.S. Patriotic Cover from BelgiumU.S. Patriotic Cover from Belgium. Red and blue Waving Flag Patriotic bearing Belgium, 1858-61, 20c Blue and 40c Vermilion (11, 12), latter vertical strip of three, margins to in, tied by "4" in grid, matching "Anvers 8-11 61" circular datestamp to New York, neat "Br. Packet" and "Etats-Unis par Ostende 8-11 61" backstamps, red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Nov. 22" circular datestamp, boxed "PD" handstamp, docketed at right, stamps defective, some cover wear, still Fine, a rare use of a U.S. Patriotic cover from an American ship captain in Belgium

E. 1,500-2,000
0
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2510, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Lincoln and CaricaturesContraband of War; Or Volunteer Sappers And Miners From the F.F.V, Contraband of War; Or Volunteer Sappers And Miners From the F.F.VContraband of War; Or Volunteer Sappers And Miners From the F.F.V. Red and blue cartoon design depicting caricature with freed slave talking to Gen. Butler about "seceding from de Mean-asses Junction" and other side-splitting malapropisms, "Washington City D.C. Jul. 18, 1861" circular datestamp and addressed to Buffalo N.Y., free frank signed by James E. Kerrigan of N.Y., manuscript "Camp Smith" along flag pole at left, some edgewear, Very Fine and unusual design

E. 200-300
325
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Patriotic Covers Balance. Five, including four with 3c Rose (65), better designs include "The Soldier's Dream of Home", red, blue and orange "The Union Must & Shall Be Preserved" overall design, red and blue overall Flags and Shield design, "Liberty Union Pennsylvania" design with state names on pillars, last is stampless with "Due 3" in circle on overall "Loyal to the Union, State of Indiana" design, few faults a Fine-Very Fine group of better designs

E. 750-1,000
400
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Patriotics
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Patriotic Covers Balance. 22 in an album, several better designs including No. 65 used with "Old John Brown is Dead but I still live" caricature, four of No. 26 with "Cock of the Walk" caricature, two multicolored Magnus designs, No. 26 with blue Ellsworth design, Battle of Winchester illustrated scene used with No. 65, two House that Uncle Sam Built designs, several other better designs, some faults, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile group, ex Gross

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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