Sale 632 — 1984 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 14 April, 1984

Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
128
c
Sale 632, Lot 128, Confederate States"Adams Express Company N.Y. Aprl 20 (1861)" Blue Double Circle pmk., matching "Paid" in Oval (struck twice) on fresh U.S. 3c Red on White Star Die Entire (U26) to Tenn., Very Fine & Handsome, A Rare "Across the Lines" Express Co. Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
1,400
129
c
Sale 632, Lot 129, Confederate StatesAndersonville, Unusually Clear Strike in Bluish Black, Bold "Due 10" & ms. "Due 10" on Small Fresh Homemade Cover to a Soldier in the Army of Tenn., Return Address of Private Land (A Guard at Andersonville Prison), Only Six Covers From Guards at this Infamous C.S.A. Prison Known, This is Certainly One of the Finest, ex-Meroni, Illustrated in Antrim

E. 1,000-2,000
2,300
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130
c
Sale 632, Lot 130, Confederate StatesAndersonville Prison, Ga., C.S.A. 10c Blue No. 12 & U.S. 3c Rose No. 65, former tied by Andersonville Ga. pmk. (weak strike as usual), both stamps tied by Large Grids, "Old Point Comfort Va." Double Circle pmk., Fresh Yellow Envelope to N.Y. State, ms. "Prisoners Letter", flap separated from cover, VF, Rare, with C.S.A. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
2,100
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131
c
Sale 632, Lot 131, Confederate StatesElmira Prison, N.Y., C.S.A. 20c Green No. 13 & U.S. 3c Rose No. 65 on Cover to Fork Union Va., Both tied by Richmond, Va. & Elmira N. Y. Double Circle, mostly clear "Prisoner's Letter Examined Elmira N.Y." Oval, ms. "By Flag Truce," etc., With Original Enclosure, slight aging, stamps small faults, otherwise Fine, Only Three Known Prisoner Cover Usages of the 20c Stamp, Unique From Elmira, One of the Most Important Civil War Prisoner Covers

E. 1,000-2,000
3,250
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132
c
Sale 632, Lot 132, Confederate StatesNew York City Prison, Horiz. Pair C.S.A. 5c Blue No. 6 (trifle worn) & U.S. 3c Rose No. 65 on Buff Cover to Elizabethtown N.C., former tied by Richmond, Va. pmk., latter by Four Point Star in Circle, "New-York" pmks., ms. "Per Flag of Truce" & "Examined", some faults & opened three sides, still Attractive & Very Rare (Rarer Than C.S.A. Nos. 11 or 12 in Combination with U.S. postage), Listed but Unpriced in Scott

E. 750-1,000
1,250
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133
c
Sale 632, Lot 133, Confederate StatesRichland Jail, Columbia, S.C., C.S.A. 10c Blue No. 11 & U.S. 3c Rose No. 65 tied by "Old Point Comfort V A" Double Circle & Large Geometric Respectively, ms. "Prisoner of War Letter/via Richmond Va." & Examiner's Name & Rank, Neat Unsealed Cover, 10c margin bit irregular at right & couple tiny gum stains, otherwise Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,250
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134
c
Sale 632, Lot 134, Confederate States"Mails Suspended", Clear Oval, "Can Not Be Forwarded", mostly clear Straight Line in Long Round End Box on 3c Pink Entire (U34) to Charenton, La., Bold "New Orleans La. Oct 26 1863" Double Circle, Backstamped "New Orleans La. Nov 6 1863" when returned, small piece out of back of cover, Fine, Rare, ex-Richie, Antrim

E. 750-1,000
2,600
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135
c
Sale 632, Lot 135, Confederate StatesNew Orleans, La. Jan 16 1862 Double Circle and Bold "Steam 7" (5c Postage plus 2c Packet Fee) on Small Neat Carroll Hoy Correspondence Cover, Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,900
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136
c
Sale 632, Lot 136, Confederate StatesNew Orleans, La. May 5 (1861) & Red "N. York BI. Pkt. 38" pmks. tie Vertical Pair U.S. 24c Gray Lilac (37), scissors separated, most side perfs. trimmed, on Cover to Scotland, couple cover tears, still an Attractive & Very Rare Confederate Usage of U.S. Stamps, enclosure accompanies, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
3,250
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137
c
Sale 632, Lot 137, Confederate States"Panna Maria Novbr 30/63" ms. Texas Town pmk. & "Paid 10c" on Cover to San Antonio, Brown Red Corner Card Showing Men Herding Cattle & Sheep, "Island's Rancho, Helena, Texas," Imprint Below (first three words deleted by blue ms.), Very Fine, Very Rare

E. 1,000-2,000
1,750
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138
c
Sale 632, Lot 138, Confederate States3c Red (26). Tied by Grid, on Neat Pale Yellow Cover to Farm School, Pa., Two Strikes of "Old Stamps Not Recognized" Straight Line & Boxed "Due 3", light Harrisburg, Pa. Double Circle pmk., Very Fine & Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
7,000
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