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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2021-06-23
Civil War Special Mail Routes
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Sale Number 1238, Lot Number 413, Post-War Expresses2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Tied by 5-bar grid cancel and "New York City Jun. 28" circular datestamp on manila cover to city street address, clear strike of blue "Southern Express Co., Augusta Ga." double-circle handstamp with manuscript "Paid 2/-" (two bits, or 25c express fee), tiny bit of ink erosion in manuscript fee notation, minor toning not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE. A RARE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF A BLACK JACK STAMP USED ON A POST-WAR SOUTHERN EXPRESS COMPANY COVER FROM SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH TO NEW YORK CITY.

The Black Jack paid the local 2c rate for delivery in New York City, which is where this cover entered the mails. The origin is unknown, but the Southern Express Company carried mail for a period after the war, when regular postal routes in the South were still disrupted.

Ex Dr. Rorke and Faust. With 1979 P.F. certificate

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E. 1,500-2,000
Future Sale
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1597, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Centered to top right, tied by bold strike of blue negative 5-Point Star in Circle of Triangles fancy cancel, matching "New-York City 24 Jun." duplex datestamp on Excelsior Life Insurance corner card cover to Bible House in New York, backflap tear barely extends to front in corner card, Extremely Fine strike of this elaborate fancy cancel, ex Faust

E. 750-1,000
900
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1598, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Used with 1857 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), tied by circle of wedges cancel and "New-York May 2" circular datestamp on cover to Copenhagen N.Y., 2c with crease in top margin, otherwise Very Fine, unusual and rare example of the demonetized 1c accepted as postage, the Black Jack was not issued until 1863 which is long after demonetization, ex Metzger and Faust, with 1979 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
800
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1599, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Choice centering, tied by "Rockland Me. Sep. 9" double-circle datestamp on light yellow cover with Temperance design showing Fremont, with the Jackson stamp affixed over portrait, sent to Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick, large "1c" due marking for Colonial rate, Hillsborough transit backstamp, the postmaster at Hopewell Hill must have had a hangover the day this arrived, because we count no less than 16 albino strikes of his postmark (perhaps he didn't believe in temperance), minor edgewear, Very Fine, ex Faust

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1600, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Tied by segmented cork cancel, "Hanoverton Ohio Aug. 31" circular datestamp on unsealed Lincoln and Johnson illustrated 1864 Presidential Campaign cover to Millport O., some slight edgewear, Very Fine, scarce circular rate use of a campaign cover, ex Faust, with 1978 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1601, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 15, 1864" circular datestamp on unsealed "Great Central Fair for the Sanitary Commission" illustrated cover to New London Conn., Very Fine, ex Russo and Faust, with 1980 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1602, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Two, affixed slightly overlapping, tied by segmented cork cancel, light strike of "New-York Mar. 18" circular datestamp on unsealed Metropolitan Fair Ladies' Executive Committee corner card cover to Brooklyn N.Y., second strike of cancel at right, Very Fine, the Metropolitan Fair was held in New York from April 4-27, 1864, and was largely organized by the Ladies' Executive Committee, this is a scarce corner card of the Committee and very desirable used with the Black Jack stamps, ex Faust

E. 750-1,000
2,200
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1603, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Centered to bottom right, tied by circle of wedges, "Hillsborough N.C. Jun. 29" duplex datestamp on buff cover with North Carolina Military and Polytechnic Academy illustrated design depicting the academy, to Colonel James Burr in Wilmington N.C., Very Fine, the recipient defended Wilmington and after its evacuation he was sent to meet General Sherman to surrender the city, ex Faust, with 1987 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
300
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
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2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1604, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Cancelled by cork, "Boston Mass. Apr. 28" circular datestamp on National Bridge and Iron Works folded illustrated circular with additional illustrations inside to Philipston Mass., stamp with two pulled perfs at bottom, still a Very Fine and attractive Black Jack use, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
300
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1861-66 Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1606, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Two, affixed slightly overlapping, tied by bold quartered cork cancels, "Auburn N.Y. Oct. 4" circular datestamp on Auburn Agricultural Works illustrated advertising cover depicting their patented "Thill Horse Hoe, Improved", addressed to North Nassau N.Y., 1867 docketing at left, small cover tear at top left, stamps with some small perf stains, Very Fine, a beautiful illustrated agricultural tool design, ex Faust, the Auburn Agricultural Works "Patent Thill Horse Hoe" was described by the New York State Agricultural Society as giving the operator better control and being less fatiguing to him and to the horse

E. 500-750
550
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