Sale 737 — 1991 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 20 April, 1991

Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
750
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 750, Confederate StatesAthens, Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens, Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens, Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Four Margins, light grid cancel, on small cover to Savannah, light cds with integral Paid; small cover tear, still Very Fine, with CSA Certificate

2,000
725
751
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 751, Confederate StatesAthens, Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens, Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens, Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Large Margins except touched at top left corner, tied by grid on small envelope to Statesville, N.C., pmk. at left with integral paid, additional "Paid" handstamp also struck, cover with minor soiling, Fine, with CSA Certificate

2,000
625
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752
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 752, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Four Margins, tied by partial Dec. 1861 pmk. on cover with military address, no flap, Fresh and Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
1,750
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753
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 753, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La., 5c Green and Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green and Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green and Carmine (11X2). Top Margin Single, Ample Margins to touched at bottom, tied by light Oct. 29, 1861 pmk. on folded letter to New Orleans, second strike of pmk. at right, few natural bleach spots not affecting adhesive, Fine, with CSA Certificate

2,500
1,150
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754
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 754, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Top Left Corner Margin Single, ample other sides, tied by two Sep. 24, 1861 pmks on cover to Vernon, Miss., cover with tear and slightly reduced at top, stamp Very Fine

2,500
725
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755
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 755, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La., 5c Green and Carmine, "McCcrmick" Error (11X2a), Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green and Carmine, "McCcrmick" Error (11X2a)Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green and Carmine, "McCcrmick" Error (11X2a). Margins except top right corner nicked, tied by Feb 4, 1862 cds on cover to Bayou Sara, cover faults, stamp creased, Fine appearance, Very Scarce, with CSA Certificate

6,500
1,600
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756
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 756, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La., 5c Green and Carmine (11X3), Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green and Carmine (11X3)Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green and Carmine (11X3). Margins to touched at right, tied by partial Baton Rouge pmk. on orange cover with military address to Berwick City, reduced at left, sealed tear at right, Fine appearance, Very Scarce, with CSA Certificate

7,500
3,500
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757
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 757, Confederate StatesCharleston, S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston, S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston, S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Margins to touched, tied by Oct. 14, 1861 cds on small Fresh cover to "Lookout Mountain near Chantanooga", Fine and Attractive

1,350
3,500
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758
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 758, Confederate StatesDanville, Va., 10c Black (21XU4, 21XU6), Danville, Va., 10c Black (21XU4, 21XU6)Danville, Va., 10c Black (21XU4, 21XU6). Clear strikes of Both Provisional Handstamps on one cover to Greenwood, S.C.; tears at top, no flap, Probably Unique Usage. Described in Scott and New Dietz but unpriced, with CSA Certificate

E. 2,500-3,000
1,550
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759
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 759, Confederate StatesEmory, Va., 5c Blue (24X1), Emory, Va., 5c Blue (24X1)Emory, Va., 5c Blue (24X1). Clear strikes of handstamps on o/w uncanceled selvedge, on cover with military address to Petersburg, Va., readdressed to Dublin Depot with ms. "Forw due 5", Reddish Emory cds with date deleted, Fresh and Very Fine. Lot includes unused bottom margin pair of Ie 1857s (The Emory Provisional was fashioned from the elvedge of 1c 1857.) Probably the Finest of the Emory Provisionals on cover, with CSA Certificate

5,500
4,000
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760
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 760, Confederate StatesFredricksburg, Va., 5c Blue on Bluish (26X1), Fredricksburg, Va., 5c Blue on Bluish (26X1)Fredricksburg, Va., 5c Blue on Bluish (26X1). Four Margins, tied by light pmk. on mourning cover addressed to Early's Brigade at Manassas; slightly reduced at right, stamp with tiny corner creases, Very Fine appearance, with PSE Certificate

2,000
1,100
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761
 
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 761, Confederate StatesGoliard, Texas, 10c Black on Rose (29X5), Goliard, Texas, 10c Black on Rose (29X5)Goliard, Texas, 10c Black on Rose (29X5). Large Margins to touched at bottom, faintly canceled, signed Clark, P.M., small thinning and repairs not noted in accompanying CSA Certificate, Fine appearance, Rare

5,000
2,100
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762
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 762, Confederate StatesKnoxville Tenn., 5c Red (47X1), Knoxville Tenn., 5c Red (47X1)Knoxville Tenn., 5c Red (47X1). Margins all around except at bottom right, tied by Knoxville pmk. on white envelope with Lilac lining, small cover tear at top, stamp with minor gum toning, Fine, Very Scarce Tied, with CSA Certificate

3,500
1,650
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763
og
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 763, Confederate StatesKnoxville, 5c Carmine (47X2), Knoxville, 5c Carmine (47X2)Knoxville, 5c Carmine (47X2). Corner Sheet Margin Single, o.g., close at right, Fine

1,500
400
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764
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 764, Confederate StatesKnoxville, Tenn., 5c Carmine (47X2), Knoxville, Tenn., 5c Carmine (47X2)Knoxville, Tenn., 5c Carmine (47X2). Four Margins, pen cancel, on green lined lady's cover to Mississippi with ms. instructions on flap: "Per Express to Knoxville", stamp with uninked area in frame, Very Fine, quite possibly a "thru the lines" usage

E. 2,500-3,000
1,100
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765
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 765, Confederate StatesLenoir, N.C., 5c Blue (49X1), Lenoir, N.C., 5c Blue (49X1)Lenoir, N.C., 5c Blue (49X1). Small margins to just in at left, manuscript "X" cancel, on cover with comer card of Davenport Female College, Blue cds, military address (7th reg. at Newbome), reduced at left, just into outer frame of corner card, Fine and Rare, with P.F. Certificate

8,000
4,250
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766
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 766, Confederate StatesLynchburg Va., 5c Blue (52X1), Lynchburg Va., 5c Blue (52X1)Lynchburg Va., 5c Blue (52X1). Horizontal Pair, Margins to slightly in, tied by Lynchburg Sep. 1861 pmk. on pale yellow cover to Florence, Ala.; cover with right edge added, Fine appearance, One of the Finest of the Five Pairs on Cover Recorded by Crown, with CSA Certificate

8,000
4,250
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767
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 767, Confederate StatesMacon, Ga., 5c Black on Yellow (53X3), Macon, Ga., 5c Black on Yellow (53X3)Macon, Ga., 5c Black on Yellow (53X3). Ample to Large Margins, tied by double circle Macon pmk. on orange cover to Oglethorpe, Ga., reduced at top and left, cover stain at left, Very Fine stamp

4,000
1,550
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768
 
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 768, Confederate StatesMadison, Fla., 3c Bronze on Bluish, Madison, Fla., 3c Bronze on BluishMadison, Fla., 3c Bronze on Bluish. Four Margins, pen canceled, paper from album page and bit of cover it was removed from still adheres to back, Very Fine. Issued by the postmaster of Madison after Florida had joined the Confederacy and supplies of U.S. stamps were exhausted, it was used to indicate prepayment of postage, the stamp usually being removed before leaving the Madison office, although a few examples apparently entered the mails, according to Postmaster S.J. Perry, in his famous letter to J.W. Scott, reprinted in Luff, with 1990 P.F. Certificate, which reads: "It is a genuine printed adhesive used as indicia of prepayment of postage at Madison, Florida but not authorized by the U.S. Post Office." One of Three Known

E. 7,500-10,000
1,500
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769
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 769, Confederate StatesMemphis, Tenn., 5c Red on White (56X2), Memphis, Tenn., 5c Red on White (56X2)Memphis, Tenn., 5c Red on White (56X2). Two Singles, each margins to slightly in, tied by Memphis cds on Aug 1861 folded letter from London, Canada to Petersburg, Va., Fine Blockade usage, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
725
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770
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 770, Confederate StatesMemphis, Tenn., 5c Red (56X2), Memphis, Tenn., 5c Red (56X2)Memphis, Tenn., 5c Red (56X2). Two Singles, each margins to touched, tied by Memphis cds on all-over illuminated Cotton Factory cover in orange yellow to Lynchburg; reduced at top with small tear, right stamp with margin tear, Fine

E. 1,250-1,500
850
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771
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 771, Confederate StatesMobile, Ala., 5c Blue (58X2), Mobile, Ala., 5c Blue (58X2)Mobile, Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Four Margins, tied by Mobile double circle pmk. on yellow cover with fancy Grocer's corner card; very minor toning from flaps, o/w Very Fine, Attractive with CSA Certificate

E. 1,000-1,250
750
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772
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 772, Confederate StatesMobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2), Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2)Mobile Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Vertical Pair tied on cover, Margins All Around, Very Fine

1,500
900
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773
ogbl
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 773, Confederate StatesNew Orleans, 5c Yellow Brown (62X5), New Orleans, 5c Yellow Brown (62X5)New Orleans, 5c Yellow Brown (62X5). Two Blocks of 12, each with major part of Imprint at bottom, Margins All Around, o.g. slightly toned, Very Fine Showpiece

3,200
2,500
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774
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 774, Confederate StatesThscumbia Ala., 5c Black (84XU1), Thscumbia Ala., 5c Black (84XU1)Thscumbia Ala., 5c Black (84XU1). Clear strike on deep yellow envelope to Memphis with manuscript "Paid 25¢" and "Please deliver immediately" indicating delivery outside the regular mails by Private Express, skillfully repaired at top, Very Fine appearance, with CSA Certificate

E. 1,000-1,250
650
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775
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 775, Confederate StatesGalveston, Tex., 10c Black (98XU2), Galveston, Tex., 10c Black (98XU2)Galveston, Tex., 10c Black (98XU2). Mostly clear strikes on buff cover to Brenham, Texas, reduced at top, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
600
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776
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 776, Confederate StatesWeatherford, Tex, 5c + 5c Black (109XU2), Weatherford, Tex, 5c + 5c Black (109XU2)Weatherford, Tex, 5c + 5c Black (109XU2). Clear to bold strikes on cover to Batesville, Georgia; edge faults and part of back restored, Unique Provisional, ex-Antrim, with P.F. Certificate

12,500
9,000
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777
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 777, Confederate StatesRobert E. Lee, Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee. Field letter signed "R.E. Lee, Gen'l" to Mrs. R.E. Lee, Richmond City, some age toning, but Very Rare & Desirable, Dietz $5,000

E. 1,500-200
5,250
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778
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 778, Confederate StatesHot Springs Ark, Hot Springs ArkHot Springs Ark. Paid 5, last in manuscript, on 10-Star Flag and Cannon Patriotic, in Blue on light buff, to Anderson Texas, reduced at left, barely into design, Fine, Rare Arkansas Usage, ex-Walcott.

E. 1,000-1,500
625
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779
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 779, Confederate States10c Dark Blue (2b), 10c Dark Blue (2b)10c Dark Blue (2b). Paterson, Four Margins, small faults, tied by "Tudor Hall Va" cds on Gen'l Beauregard Patriotic in Red on Orange Buff, to Quintinaro Ga., cover slightly reduced at top with right edge professionally restored, Attractive, Very Fine appearance

E. 1,000-1,250
725
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780
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 780, Confederate States2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Margins to just touched at bottom right, tied by Richmond, Va., Jun. 17, 1863 pmk. on interesting drop cover with military address clipped from a letter and pasted onto envelope; stamp lightly creased vertically, before use. Fine and Scarce, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,250-1,750
700
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781
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 781, Confederate States2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Margins to touched, tied by Macon, Ga. pmk. on cover to Albany, Ga.; slightly reduced at top with small mended nick, Fine appearance, signed Dietz, with CSA Certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,450
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782
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 782, Confederate States2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal Strip of Three and Two Singles, Four Margins, tied by partial Richmond Va. pmks. on Buff cover to Spartansburg S.C.; cover toned spot at right, horizontal crease in strip, Fine, with CSA Certificate

E. 2,000-2,500
1,600
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783
og
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 783, Confederate States10c Rose, Scratched Stone Variety (5 var), 10c Rose, Scratched Stone Variety (5 var)10c Rose, Scratched Stone Variety (5 var). Ample to Large Margins, o.g., Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,000
1,000
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784
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 784, Confederate States5c Blue (7), 5c Blue (7)5c Blue (7). Strip of Six & Two Singles, manuscript cancels, on cover to Petersburg, Virginia, Alexandria, La. pmk. on back, small faults, but Still An Attractive Example of Trans-Mississippi Rate, Very Rare West to East Usage, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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785
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 785, Confederate States, 2c Brown Red (8), Strip of Three and Pair tied by Goldsborough, N.C., pmks. on Adversity cover to Greenville, S.c. made from shipping ledger, stamps with Complete to Large Margins, mild corner creases and usual gum toning, Very Fine appearance, with CSA Certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
1,850
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786
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 786, Confederate States2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Strip of Five, Positions 51-55L, margins to bit in, tied by Atlanta, Ga., pmks. on Adversity cover to Anthony Shoals, Ga. made from commutation order; mended along right edge and slightly reduced at bottom, Fine, Very Scarce usage

E. 3,000-3,500
1,600
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787
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 787, Confederate States2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Horizontal Strip of Five, Full Margins except touched at top left, tied by Richmond, Va., pmks. on gray cover to North Carolina, strip with small faults in margin at top left, no back flap, Fine, with CSA Certificate

5,000
1,350
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788
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 788, Confederate States10c Blue, "T-E-N" (9), 10c Blue, "T-E-N" (9)10c Blue, "T-E-N" (9). Cut to octagonal shape and tied by partial Richmond cds on Prisoner of War Cover to Hill Grove, Va. with U.S. No. 65 canceled by grid, Delaware City, Del. pmk., small ms. "Ex" at top, 10c with small crease, 3c faulty, Fine, such combinations are rarely found with the "T-E-N", with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
850
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789
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 789, Confederate States10c Blue, Frame Line (10), 10c Blue, Frame Line (10)10c Blue, Frame Line (10). Ample to Large Margins showing Full Frames Top and Bottom and bit of third at left, tied by Mobile, Ala., Jul. 3, 1863, pmk. on small blue piece, Fresh and Very Fine; with CSA Certificate

1,000
750
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790
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 790, Confederate States10c Blue (11), 10c Blue (11)10c Blue (11). Ample to Huge Margins, tied by army target on "Captured" Union Patriotic -"The Girl I Left Behind Me", with sentimental woodcut in black on white, Very Fine, Great Usage, ex-Walcott, Haas

E. 750-1,000
375
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791
 
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 791, Confederate States10c Milky Blue (11a), 10c Milky Blue (11a)10c Milky Blue (11a). Large Margins to touched, tied by Winchester, Va. pmk. on 11 Star Flag Patriotic (F11-18 var) in Red and Blue on pale yellow with verse and imprint (Ty. 7), minor edge wear, still Very Fine, this design not listed with verse or this imprint

E. 750-1,000
800
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792
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 792, Confederate States10c Greenish Blue (11c), 10c Greenish Blue (11c)10c Greenish Blue (11c). Strip of Four, Ample Margins to barely in at bottom left, tied by Austin, Tex., pmks. on Trans-Mississippi cover to Sumterville, Ala., ms. endorsement, "Express Mail Via Shreveport", Fine and Very Scarce, with CSA Certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
2,300
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793
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 793, Confederate States10c Blue (12), 10c Blue (12)10c Blue (12). Single used with U.S. #65 on Flag of Truce cover to Columbus, Geo., stamps tied together by Richmond, Va. cds, Brown "Rowlandsville, Md" Feb. 29 cds, ms. "For Flag of Truce" and "Via Fortress Monroe"; slightly reduced at right, minor edge wear, Fine-Very Fine, Outstanding usage

E. 1,000-1,250
675
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794
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 794, Confederate States20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Well tied by Augusta, Ga. cds on light buff cover to Macon, Ga.; faint waterstain at bottom right, Fine

2,750
1,050
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795
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 795, Confederate States20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). On fresh orange cover to Galveston, Texas, tied by indistinct Texas cds (probably Liberty), Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,750
1,800
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796
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 796, Confederate States20c Green, Four Diagonal Bisects (13c), 20c Green, Four Diagonal Bisects (13c)20c Green, Four Diagonal Bisects (13c). The Unique Piece paying the 40c Trans-Miss. Rate with four bisects tied by "Tyler Tex May 9" pmks., ms. "Express via Shreveport, La." and "Jun 30" receiving date stamp. Piece pasted onto Nesbitt entire with address created, attractively simulating the original cover. A Controversal and Remarkable item. Ex-Haas, with P.F. Certificate

E. 3,500-4,000
2,700
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797
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 797, Confederate States20c Green Bisected Horizontal Half (13d), 20c Green Bisected Horizontal Half (13d)20c Green Bisected Horizontal Half (13d). Used as 10c on cover to St. Martinville, La., well tied by clear Alexandria, La. cds, cover reduced at top and expertly restored left edge, Very Fine appearance

3,000
1,350
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798
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 798, Confederate States12c Black Plate 3 (36b), 12c Black Plate 3 (36b)12c Black Plate 3 (36b). Centered to right, tied by open Blue grid, matching Louisville Ky Jul 12, 1861 pmk. on Through-the-Lines cover to New York from New Orleans with Adams Ex. Co. Louisville, Ky. pmk. struck at left, couple of trivial edge tears, still Very Fine, Rare usage with the 12c, with P.F. Certificate

E. 5,000-7,000
3,750
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799
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 799, Confederate States24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Tied by double circle Mobile, Ala., Mar. 27 (or 31) 1861 pmk. on cover to England After Secession, Red" 19" credit on face, reverse with Folkington, Ap 9 61 backstamp; some small expert repairs to cover's edge, o/w Fine, Rare Use of a U.S. Stamp from Confederate Alabama, with CSA Certificate

E. 1,000-1,250
725
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800
c
Incoming Blockade Cover, Folded Letter date lined Liverpool 4 June 1864 to Richmond, Va. with Charleston, S.C. Jun 29 pmk. and "Steam-Ship" oval, light "12" in Blue pencil, business contents mentions blockade: "The good supply of Manufactured through the blockade has rendered the Sale of New York & Canadian very difficult... It's reported that the French are about to get a large supply of Tobacco from Virginia notwithstanding the Blockade", etc., Fine and Desirable Usage, with CSA Certificate

E. 2,000-2,500
1,300
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801
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 801, Confederate States, Incoming Blockade Cover, Oblong lady's envelope to Flat Rock, N.C. with Wilmington, NC, "5 Paid" pmk. and bold ms. "Due" and" 12", Very Fine, Choice Usage, with CSA Certificate

E. 1,250-1,500
575
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802
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 802, Confederate StatesIncoming Blockade Cover, Incoming Blockade CoverIncoming Blockade Cover. Small Mourning envelope to a Col. Hallowes, Bolingbroke, Ga. with Charleston, S.C. double circle pmk. dated Ap 5, 1864 and "Steam-Ship" oval handstamp with ms. "Due 12" and pencil, "12", Very Fine, with CSA Certificate

E. 3,000-3,500
1,900
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803
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 803, Confederate States, An Unusual Pair of Blockade Covers, Two oblong covers, same correspondence to Troy, N. Y., each with "Steamship 10" cancel of New York, one with ms. Forwarded by Raphael Perez Sta Ma-Havana, includes enclosure datelined Mobile, Ala, Feb. 11, 1863 giving instructions for getting mail to writer at Mobile, via Cuba. Great Usage

E. 2,000-3,000
2,200
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804
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 804, Confederate StatesAm Letter Exp. Co. Nashville, Ten, Am Letter Exp. Co. Nashville, TenAm Letter Exp. Co. Nashville, Ten. Blue pmk. on 3c Red Star Die Entire (U27) with additional Express pmk. of Louisville, addressed to New Orleans, Blue "Nashville Ten. Jul 20 1861" pmk. with matching "Paid" and "10" in circle (unlisted in Dietz) for double rate within Confederacy; slight wear and small edge tears at top, Fine, Rare combination of two express markings and a Confederate handstamped Paid, with CSA Certificate and contemporary Flyer from the American Letter Express Co. giving directions on mail going South

E. 1,500-2,000
1,350
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805
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 805, Confederate StatesForwarded By E.H. Cushing, Forwarded By E.H. CushingForwarded By E.H. Cushing. Type III Label with reproduction of newspaper notice datelined "Houston Jul 4 1864" on reverse of Blue cover to Louisburg N.C. franked with pen canceled No. 11, ms. "Fort Mott" pmk. at left; Express label torn upon opening, cover with light stain in one corner, Fine, Rare Express, with CSA & P.F. Certificates

E. 1,500-2,000
950
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806
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 806, Confederate StatesSouthern Prison, Southern PrisonSouthern Prison. Cover addressed to Le Roy, N. Y. from Southern Prison at Salisbury, N.C. with cds and "Paid" handstamp, ms. "By Flag of Truce-Prisoner's Letter" and pencil "Exd", postmarked at Old Point Comfort with "Due 3" handstamp and No. 65 applied there, readdressed to Albion, N. Y. and marked "Forwarded" at Le Roy, Very Fine. Few covers are known from Salisbury, Unusually Choice, with CSA Certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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807
c
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 807, Confederate StatesMails Suspended, Mails SuspendedMails Suspended. Perfect strike of oval handstamp on cover addressed to Libby Prison, Richmond. 3c Rose (65) tied by Star cancel of Glens Falls, N. Y., cover with small faint waterstains not affecting marking, which is Extremely Fine, Outstanding Example of This Rare Handstamp, with CSA Certificate

E. 2,500-3,500
1,550
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