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Sale 754 — The Morris Everett Collection of C.S.A.

Sale Date — Saturday, 30 October, 1993

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*A buyer’s premium of 10% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
337
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 337, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Block of four with vertical gutter between stamps, ample margins, original gum, light creasing, Very Fine appearance, accompanied by two singles in different shades (VG and VF with minor faults)

930
300
338
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 338, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Remarkablly large even margins, rich color, tied by "Richmond Va. Mar. 27" cds on small piece, Extremely Fine "gem"

200
450
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339°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 339, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Block of five, carefully cut with ample even margins all around, tied by "Gainesville Ga. Jan. 13" cds on piece of brown cover, the block has some faint pre-use creasing and gum toning, bottom left corner of one stamp with tiny margin tear, still Extremely Fine for such a rare multiple, the 2c Reds were typically cut into strips of five and singles for the prevailing 10c and 2c rates, blocks for the 10c rate - because of their odd configuration - were rarely used, ex Judd, with C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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340°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 340, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Enormous margins all around, tied by "Savannah Ga. Oct. 5" cds on orange wrapper made from printed shipping bill of lading with illustrated clipper ship vignette, form on both sides, locally addressed, opened to show full design, Extremely Fine, a spectacular exhibition piece and very rare usage, with C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
3,350
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341
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 341, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Three ample to large margins, clear to touching at bottom, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 8" cds on legal-size blue unsealed envelope to the Corporation Court at Petersburg Va., vertical fold, some smeared stains which could be easily removed, Fine and colorful, ex Hessel

1,000
220
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342°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 342, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Large margins to just in at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Dec. 18" cds on 1863 printed Quartermaster General's Dept. receipt for pay returns, accomplished in hand with signature of Major Quartermaster Richard Cox, official business endorsement and addressed to captain in the 44th Virginia Regt., forwarded from Richmond with 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12), average, tied by "Richmond Va. Dec. 18" cds (corner of stamp folded over when canceled), redirected in another hand to "Care Genl Lee near Orange C.H.", stains, mostly faint and on back, otherwise Fine and a remarkable usage, ex Peters, Finney

E. 1,000-1,500
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343°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 343, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Horizontal pair, large margins, tied by faint "Richmond Va." cds on folded printed notice from State of Virginia Tax Collector's Office, requesting the names of persons who could be appointed county assessor and collector, addressed to the clerk of the Circuit Court of Albemarle County, notice dated Jun. 2, 1863, with second printed form titled The New Confederate Tax Laws, thus requiring double 2c printed matter rate, toning around edges, somewhat darker on stamps, still a handsome exhibition piece which can be displayed with the printed enclosure, ex Rosenberg

3,000
400
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344°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 344, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Vertical pair, ample to large margins, used with 5c Blue, Local (7), torn across corner, tied together by two strikes of "Mobile Ala. May 31" double-circle ds on cover to Livingston Ala., a bit worn with scattered stained spots, vertical fold, otherwise Fine, extremely rare combination demonstrating acceptance of underpaid 10c rate

E. 1,000-1,500
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345
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 345, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Horizontal strip of four, large margins, ragged at ends and into design, creases ending in short tears, tied by three strikes of "Mobile Ala. Aug. 6" double-circle ds on cover front only to Livingston Ala., same correspondence as previous lot, this showing "5" in circle postage due for underpayment, lightly stained and worn, still a presentable and interesting usage

E. 750-1,000
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346°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 346, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Mostly ample margins, just in at places, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Dec. 28" cds on locally addressed cover with wrap-around illustrated Columbia Female College woodcut, turned usage with address on inside to Lincoln County N.C., appearance enhanced by skilfully restored edge tears and small holes, Fine appearance, an extraordinary design and very rare usage with the 2c Red

E. 1,500-2,000
2,800
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347°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 347, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Mostly large iregular margins just touching in places, tied by "Richmond Va. May 20" cds on red and blue captured Northern patriotic cover, Seated Liberty and Flag design, faint soiling, flap tears just barely over top edge, Fine, one of the very few known captured patriotics with the 2c Red, ex Frazier, signed Dietz, with C.S.A. certificate

E. 2,000-2,500
2,500
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348°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 348, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Ample to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. May 3" cds on cover to Richmond Va., "Pr. Flag Truce Boat via Fortress Monroe" endorsement and marked "care A. Hutzler, Box 919. P.O.", the envelope is unsealed and was probably contained in another envelope with Federal postage paid, Extremely Fine, very rare flag of truce usage with the 2c Red paying drop letter postage at Richmond

E. 2,000-2,500
1,000
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349°
 
2c Red (8). Five singles, margins vary but generally ample to large, end stamp at right with faults, tied by three bold "Charleston S.C. Oct. 4 186-" cds on brown cover to Lynchburg S.C., fresh and Fine, handsome example of the 10c rate franked with the 2c Red, ex Kohn

E. 2,000-3,000
1,150
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350°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 350, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Horizontal strip of five, mostly large margins, just touching at top left and bottom right, tied by blue "Farmville Va. Jan. 10" cds on cover to Moor's Ordinary Va., some slight reinforcement of edge wear, Very Fine, an attractive example of this desirable multiple on cover, ex Dietz, with P.F. certificate

5,000
2,300
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351°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 351, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Block of four, large margins, original gum, bright fresh color, a few scattered soiled spots, trifle heavy vertical crease in right pair reinforced with hinges, otherwise Very Fine, a handsome and rare multiple, ex Mueller

3,500
700
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352
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 352, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9). Large even margins, beautiful shade, tied by bold blue "Charlotte NC." dateless circle on piece, Extremely Fine "gem"

425
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353
 
10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins, part of Virginia town cds (offered as is), accompanied by 50c C.S.A. note with same vignette of Jefferson Davis (average)

E. 100-150
150
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354
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 354, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Three enormous margins, touched at right, tied by Army of Northern Virginia 4-ring target cancel on wallpaper cover with bright blue tulip-shaped patterns, (resembling geese flying in formation), to W.B. Smith, President, Pendleton S.C., and endorsed "`Daniel'", flap folded over to show design, Very Fine, ex Moses

1,000
1,500
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355°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 355, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Ample to large irregular margins, used with U.S. 3c Rose (65) on prisoner-of-war cover, front only from Point Lookout to Wilkesboro N.C., stamps tied together by "Washington D.C. Oct. 22, 1863" and "Richmond Va. Oct. 31, 1863" cds (the Capitals of both countries), mostly readable large oval "Approved/J.N. Patterson/Capt. & Provost Marshal/Point Lookout, Md." examiner's handstamp; somewhat worn and stained, stamps a bit toned, originally found by early stamp and coin dealer, J.N.T. Levick, who had the bad habit of rubber-stamping his name on everything he handled, in this case he applied two large pointing hands to the front to draw attention to the stamps and markings (someone has unsuccessfully attempted to remove these; a more professional restorer could easily accomplish the job); this 10c "TEN" prisoner-of-war combination franking is the basis of the Scott listing and remains the only recorded example, illustrated in Antrim book (p. 77) and a major Civil War period cover, ex Richey, Ashbrook

E. 2,000-2,500
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356°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 356, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins to clear at top right, bright shade, tied by 4-ring target and "Augusta Ga. Feb. (?)" double-circle ds on yellow cover with 11-Star Confederate Flag and verse patriotic design (Dietz F11-16) to Zain Manor N.C., the presence of an additional "Tawboro N.C. Aug. 17" ms. pmk. and waterstains indicating an earlier stamp was removed suggest that the cover was re-used in correspondence between the same parties (such forms of adversity usage are known), Very Fine, colorful and rare "TEN" usage, signed Ashbrook, with C.S.A. certificate

E. 2,000-2,500
1,800
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357°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 357, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Horizontal pair, large margins except where clear or touching left stamp, beautiful rich color, tied by "Culpepper C.H. Va. May 24" cds on fresh cover to Mocksville N.C., faint toning at right edge just touches pair, still Very Fine, one of the few "TEN" double rate franking known and certainly among the finest, ex Caspary, Muzzy

2,750
2,600
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358°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 358, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Horizontal strip of four, unused, parts of surrounding framelines show on all sides, bottom left corner rounded, few toned specks, vertical creases between first and second stamps and in right-end stamp, otherwise Fine, plated by Robert Wiseman as pos. 43-46, a rare multiple of the scarce frameline, Scott Retail $17,000.00

E. 3,000-4,000
6,500
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359
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 359, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Three full framelines, ample margin at top, tied by face-free Mobile cds on small piece, soiling at upper right, still Very Fine

1,000
750
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360
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 360, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Parts of all four framelines, pen cancel, horizontal crease, Fine appearance

750
400
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361°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 361, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a), 10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a)10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a). Horizontal pair, bright early color and impression, surrounding framlines complete at left and bottom and virtually complete at right, ample margin at top, neatly tied by "Milledgeville Ga. May 2" cds on legal-size cover with State of Georgia Adjutant and Inspector General's Office imprint, marked "Printed Circular" and addressed to Superior Court at Buena Vista Ga., light vertical folds, fainest trace of toned spots on stamps, really insignificant and otherwise fresh and choice

EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE FRAMELINE MULTIPLE USED ON STATE OF GEORGIA OFFICIAL BUSINESS COVER

Scott Retail for pair on cover is $6,500.00

E. 5,000-7,500
6,250
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362°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 362, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a), 10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a)10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a). Two singles, bright shade, one showing three full framlines and traces of fourth, other cut close showing only a few traces, tied by "Milledgeville Ga. (May?) 19" cds on legal-size cover to Franklin County courthouse at Carnesville Ga., endorsed "Ex. Dept.", slight wear along edges and vertical fold, slightly reduced at left, still Fine, a rare franking, Ashbrook notes pos. 92-93 on back

E. 2,000-3,000
1,350
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362A°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 362A, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Three framelines, two of which are nearly complete, ample margin at left, bright color, tied by unusual "Mt. Carmel S.C. June" in large circle, month only, on small green cover to West Point Ga., reduced at left, professionally cleaned (address lightened), small mended tear at left, Very Fine stamp and an attractive cover with this scace South Carolina town marking, with 1993 C.S.A. certificate

2,500
1,700
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363°
 
10c Greenish Blue, Frameline (10c). Two complete and third mostly complete frameline, ample at top, tied by "Mobile Ala. May 7, 1863" double-circle ds on small turned cover to Greensboro Ala., inside addressed "To Admiral H. Buckhanan", flap removed, a bit worn along top with small piece out at corner, Fine usage and choice stamp, ex Walcott

2,500
1,050
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364
 
10c Blue, Dies A & B (11,12). Each in block of four and block with vertical gutter, large margins, light creasing and gum toning as usual, still Very Fine, not illustrated

445
200
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365
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 365, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Beautiful shade and impression, large even margins, tied by bold red "Dunn's Rock N.C. Aug. 31" cds on small corner of cover, Extremely Fine

E. 40-50
140
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366
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 366, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Bottom sheet margin with part plate "No. 2", clear to large margins other sides, bold "10" in circle cancel, negligible light crease, Very Fine appearance, an unusual combination of cancel and plate number position

E. 50-75
90
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367
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 367, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, slightly toned, tied by partly readable "V.&.T.R.R." cds on small piece of Leed's patent envelope, buff paper strips still adhering, the Meroni collection contained a complete Leed's cover (John A. Fox, Mar. 20, 1961, lot 939), these usages are obviously extremely rare

E. 50-75
110
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368
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 368, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by bold "(Ja)ckson" straightline cancel on small piece cut to shape, Extremely Fine, ex Grant, Meroni, Kimmel

366
180
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369
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 369, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Greenish Blue, Die A, Blue, Die B (11,12), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A, Blue, Die B (11,12)10c Greenish Blue, Die A, Blue, Die B (11,12). No. 11 clear to large margins, tied on piece by "Goodson" straightline cancel, No. 12 large margins, tied on piece by red "Crawfordville Miss." cds, Very Fine and scarce cancels

413
85
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370
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 370, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Dark Blue, Die A (11b), 10c Dark Blue, Die A (11b)10c Dark Blue, Die A (11b). Huge margins incl. bottom sheet selvage with trace of imprint at left, tied by indistinct "Wilmington N.C. Sep. 15" cds with clear "Way" handstamp on light brown cover to Gibson's Store N.C., Very Fine, extremely rare way usage, the style of handstamp is identical to the markings found on Richmond way covers, ex Brooks, MacBride, with Ashbrook note on back

E. 300-400
100
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371
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 371, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). A remarkable pair of Alabama River steamboat covers, both blue envelopes addressed to George Tuthill at Mobile: one with four-margin stamp tied by "Mobile Ala." double-circle ds, date unclear, endorsed "Per `Le Grande' with Bucket, Post. not paid", the Le Grande was built at New Albany in 1856 and served as a Confederate troop and supply ship until Dec. 1864 when she was sunk to avoid capture; the second is a turned cover, mailed first to Col. James L. White at the Selma Arsenal, 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12), large margins to just touching, tied by indistinct "Mobile Ala. Nov 8" double-circle ds, turned and addressed to Tuthill at Mobile and endorsed "Per Str. Com. Farrand", the Commodore Farrand was built in 1859 as the James M. Brown in Mobile, re-named in 1863 when Ebenezer Farrand was appointed commandant of the Alabama area, captured and sold at auction in 1865; both covers skilfully cleaned, the former with an expert repair in backflap (a contemporary message appears to have been cut away, perhaps by the addressee), Alabama and Mobile River steamboat covers are exceedingly rare, these were carried by Confederate naval vessels, a most desirable pair

E. 750-1,000
500
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372
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 372, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Large margins, faint gum toning at upper right, tied by bold "Estell Springs. N. & C.R.R. May 10, 1863" oval Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad datestamp on small cover to Rockford Ala., homemade envelope with printed silhouette figure of a gentleman inside, two flaps missing, otherwise Very Fine, choice strike of this scarce railroad marking, ex Frazier

E. 250-350
475
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373
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 373, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12). Large even margins, tied by well-struck "Bristol V. & T.R.R." Virginia & Tennessee Railroad dateless circle on yellow cover to Pendleton S.C., Very Fine, choice example of this Confederate railroad agent's marking

E. 250-350
350
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374
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 374, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Margins to just touching, tied by clearly struck "Va.C.R.R Pond Gap 30 Mar." Virginia Central Railroad cds, day inserted in ms., on brown cover to Staunton Va., Very Fine, this Pond Gap station marking identified in Dietz but noted as "not seen", ex Grant

E. 300-400
425
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375
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 375, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Ample to large margins, a bit irregular at right, bright shade, tied by "Oct. 25, 1863" ds, matching "Chicamauga" Army of Tennessee handstamp on brown cover to Okolona Miss., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, exceptionally clear strike of this scarce cancel, usually nothing more than a blur, rare with this clarity, this example is the earliest recorded use of the Chicamauga marking, which explains its sharpness, ex Grant

E. 500-600
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376
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 376, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12). Clear to large margins, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Jan. 4" cds, the so-called "roving" field post marking, on cover to Dixie Ga., Very Fine, the Army of Tennessee took the datestamping device after evacuating Chattanooga and used it on mail from September to December 1863

E. 75-100
140
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377
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 377, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Bottom sheet margin copy with full plate "No. 3" in selvage, other margins large to clear, tied by clearly struck "Army of Tenn." three-line hs on brown cover to Socopotoy Ala., sender's instructions "Double Quick", stamp has light crease between dtamp and margin, faint gum toning, still Very Fine, an outstanding Army of Tennessee usage, ex Emerson

E. 300-400
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378
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 378, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d), 10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d)10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d). Three, each with large margins, one with sheet margin, tied by four-ring field post targets on brown cover to Catawba Station N.C., faint pencil "Way" and "30", cover slightly wrinkled with minor insect holes at right, still Very Fine, an intriguing Army of Northern Virginia usage, ex MacBride

E. 150-200
160
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379
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 379, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Ample to large margins incl. right sheet margin, tied by "Albany Ga. Feb. 11, 1864" cds on brown cover addressed to Hon. William E. Smith at Albany Ga., so-called overpaid drop usage, one flap removed and slightly reduced at bottom, couple light folds, Very Fine

E. 150-200
95
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380
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 380, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Margins to cut into at top, bright shade, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 24" cds on Confederate States Executive Department imprint cover, addressed in the hand of President Jefferson Davis to Hon. Thomas Ruffin at Graham N.C., flap partly intact, small toned spot at upper right, otherwise Very Fine, Executive Dept. covers addressed by Davis are extremely rare, MacBride note on back confirming handwriting, ex Frazier

E. 500-750
650
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381
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 381, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Dark Blue, Die A (11b), 10c Dark Blue, Die A (11b)10c Dark Blue, Die A (11b). Huge even margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Mar. 15" cds on Confederate States Treasury Dept. imprint cover to Barnwell S.C., minor stain spot at upper left, otherwise Very Fine, ex Finney, Grant

E. 150-200
250
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382
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 382, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Clear to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Sep. 4" cds on General Headquarters, Adjutant General's Office, Virginia imprint cover with state seal at upper left, addressed to Maj. F.N. Archer at Petersburg Va., opening tears in flap and top edge of cover expertly mended, Very Fine appearance, scarce design, ex Packard

E. 200-250
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383
 
10c Blue, Die A (11). Clear to large margins, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Jan. 20" cds on brown cover with Office Quartermaster General of Alabama imprint, to Uniontown Ala., fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
150
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384
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 384, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Fine appearance, approx. -1/3 of stamp cut away and replaced with another, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Oct. 14" cds on State of South Carolina, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office imprint cover to Hamburg S.C., reduced and split fold, presentable example of this scarce state imprint

E. 50-75
120
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385
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 385, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d), 10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d)10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d). Three large margins, touched at bottom, tied by "Macon Ga." double-circle ds on Confederate States Central Laboratory (Ordnance) Macon Ga. imprint cover to Gen. C.G. Dahlgren at Albany Ga., opening faults mainly in flap but small mend near stamp, otherwise Fine, ex Packard

E. 100-150
210
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386
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 386, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c). Horizontal pair with huge margins incl. right sheet margin, faint gum toning, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 10" cds on Confederate States Post Office Dept. Auditor's Office imprint cover addressed to Capt. Fayette Hewitt, in care of Brig. Gen. Lewis of Maj. Gen. Breckenridge's Division at Dalton Ga., envelope with De La Rue imprint on flap, Very Fine, ex Finney, Hart

E. 200-250
375
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387
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 387, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Ample even margins, tied by faint town cds on Tuskaloosa Female College cover to Gov. John J. Pettus of Mississippi at Scooba (incorrectly identified as Ala. by sender), forwarded to Macon Miss. with bold "Scooba Miss. Oct. 6" cds, ms. "Ford Due 10", faint toning across bottom of cover, small piece out of backflap, still Fine, interesting usage, ex Packard

E. 150-200
230
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388
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 388, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Three margins to just in at bottom, gum stains, tied by "Danville Va. Oct. 7" cds on Danville Female College imprint cover to Macfarlands Va., crude three-line imprint with president's name, few light soiling spots, Fine, ex Packard

E. 100-150
170
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389
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 389, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Margins mostly all around, small nick at left, tied by "Greensborough Ala. Oct. 13" cds on overall Southern University, Greensboro Ala. lithographed college cover with illustration of school, to Cleveland Ga., light soiling, Fine, ex Corwin

E. 150-200
350
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390
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 390, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, minor gum stains, tied by "Greenville N.C. Jun. 10" cds on Mounted Dragoon and verse patriotic cover to Leesburg N.C. (Dietz SM-1), light overall toning, otherwise Fine

E. 200-250
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391
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 391, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Margins irregular, clear to touching, pre-use crease, tied by clear "Winchester Va. Jun. 25" cds on brown cover with 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover to Genito Va., Very Fine usage

E. 250-350
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392
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 392, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Huge margins, faint creasing, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. 17, 1863" cds on Ohio State captured Northern patriotic cover to Erin Shades Va., somewhat worn with mended pieces at top, Fine appearance, scarce captured state design

E. 150-200
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393
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 393, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d), 10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d)10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d). Margins irregular but mostly large, tied by indistinct blue town cds, probably Petersburg Va., on orange-buff captured Northern patriotic with Liberty & Flag and "97th Regt. N.Y. Vols, Conkling Rifles, Col. C. Wheelock" imprint, to Erin Shades Va., from the same correspondence as Ohio State design (lot ), couple negligible edge tears, still Very Fine, an outstanding captured regimental design

E. 400-500
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394
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 394, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Ample margins, tied by open wide-spaced bars Army of Northern Virginia field post cancel on backflap of View of the Capitol at Washington captured Northern patriotic cover to Salem N.C., a bit of wear and slightly reduced at left, still Very Fine and highly exhibitable, extremely rare use of this design

E. 400-500
575
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395
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 395, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Margins to just touching, small nick at right, tied by Army of Northern Virginia four-ring target on yellow captured Northern patriotic cover, "These Tears" poem, Howell imprint, backflap removed, a bit worn and soiled, but Fine for this rare usage, ex Packard

E. 300-400
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396
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 396, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). A "battlefield" copy, roughly separated and creased, tied by Army of Northern Virginia open seven-bar grid on captured Northern patriotic, "Brothers Be True" poem, Howell imprint, sender has re-worded one line to read "And when abolition is put down...", a bit worn with minor flap tear, Fine and rare field post usage of this Howell poetic design, ex Packard

E. 200-250
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397
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 397, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, slightly irregular, four pen strokes, stamp used to seal envelope made from brown cartridge wrapper with stencilled label "10 Cartridges/Cal.69/Round Ball/Richmond/Arsenal/1863", addressed to Aspinwall Va., opened to show stencil, remarkably Fine condition, an extraordinary adversity usage, of the many forms of paper converted into envelopes this is the only ammunition wrapper we have seen

E. 500-600
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398
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 398, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins, tied by "Danville Va. Apr. 3" cds on cover to Yanceyville N.C. made from multi-color map of South America, opened to show map, Extremely Fine, a spectacular adversity usage

E. 500-600
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399
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 399, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Margins all around, pencil cancel and legible pencil "Bluff Springs" pmk. (state unclear) on cover to Attalaville Miss., made from map of France, Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland, opens nicely to show map's label, Very Fine, an outstanding exhibition item

E. 500-600
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400
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 400, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Sep. 7" cds on turned U.S. 3c Red Nesbitt entire (U10), used first with "Mobile Ala. Dec. 4, 1860" double-circle cds to Pensacola Fla., turned and addressed to Montgomery Ala., the 10c stamp represents either an 8c overpayment of the drop rate, or the cover was mailed from another post office (Pensacola?) and postmarked on arrival, opened to show U.S. embossed stamp, backflap partly removed, still Very Fine

E. 100-150
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401
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 401, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins all around, tied by "Warrenton Geo. May 18" cds on cover to Madison Ga. made from unused sheet of railroad tickets for trip from Atlanta to Rockbridge Alum, East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad and Virginia & Tennessee Railroad, different legs identified and fare stipulation "Colored Servants subject to extra half fare on Stages", opened to show tickets inside, sealed tears in flaps, otherwise Very Fine, a remarkable adversity usage, ex MacBride

E. 200-250
260
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402
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 402, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c). Clear to large margins incl. bottom sheet margin, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jul. 9, 186-" cds on cover to Greenville S.C. made from printer's advertising handbill, on brown paper, opened to show inside, minor flap tears, still Fine

E. 150-200
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403
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 403, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, tied by "Charleston S.C. Dec. 22, 186-" cds on small cover to Berzilia Ala. made from unused printed bank check form, opens nicely to show part of Indian maiden vignette, Very Fine, choice adversity usage, ex Peters, Kohn

E. 100-150
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404
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 404, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large to huge margins, tied by partly readable "Weldon N.C. Nov. 25, 1863" cds on small cover to Lynchburg Va., ten-line message written across envelope by addressee: she's sick, Aunt Tisha's laid up, and a bottle of buttermilk might make her feel better, Very Fine, paper shortages turned envelopes into notepads

E. 75-100
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405
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 405, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, beautiful color, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Mar. 17" cds on brown and blue wallpaper cover, interesting address to Grantville Ga. "By way of Fairburn, Palmetto & Newnan", ms. "War" at top of cover, opened to show wallpaper, Very Fine, ex Haas

E. 150-200
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406
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 406, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Ample to large margins, light creasing, tied by partly clear "Fayetteville N.C." cds on red, green and gray wallpaper cover to Col. Leventhorpe at Rutherford N.C., opened to show inside, Very Fine, choice wallpaper cover, ex Haas

E. 150-200
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407
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 407, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Three large margins, just in at right, tied by one of two strikes of "Miccosukee Fla. Dec. 1" double-line circle cds on green and brown wallpaper cover to Wilmington N.C., corner opened to show wallpaper, Very Fine, attractive Florida adversity usage, ex Haas

E. 200-250
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408
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 408, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Green, Die A (11d), 10c Green, Die A (11d)10c Green, Die A (11d). Ample to large margins, faint gum toning, tied by "Louisburgh N.C. Oct. 19" cds on green, brown and red wallpaper cover to Raleigh N.C., flap folded over to show design, Very Fine, ex Haas

E. 300-400
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409
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 409, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Green, Die A (11d), 10c Green, Die A (11d)10c Green, Die A (11d). Large margins, slightly creased when affixed, tied by beautifully clear strike of "Lumberton N.C. Nov. 23" cds on gray and blue wallpaper cover to St. Pauls N.C., corner opened to show design, fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
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410
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 410, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by bold "Tuscaloosa Al. Jun. 27" cds on brown, blue and white wallpaper cover to Youngville Ala., opened to show inside, Extremely Fine

E. 200-250
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411
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 411, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a), 10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a)10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a). Margins to just touching, attractive shade, faint gum toning, tied by "New Bern C.H. S.C. Mar. 20, 1864" cds on small red and white wallpaper cover to Abbeville C.H. S.C., opened at corner, Very Fine, ex Packard

E. 100-150
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412
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 412, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Dies A & B, Perforated (11e,12e), 10c Blue, Dies A & B, Perforated (11e,12e)10c Blue, Dies A & B, Perforated (11e,12e). Die A in "L" shaped block of six with bottom selvage showing "Archer & Daly Bank Note Engravers" imprint, Die B block of four, both with original gum, typical centering, slight creasing and gum toning, otherwise Fine, scarce perforated multiples

1,395
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413
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 413, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e), 10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Perfs clipped at top, tied by "Mobile Ala." double-circle ds on cover sent in care of Confederate naval officer at Battery Buchanan, Mobile, route instruction "By Boat" and evidently postmarked on arrival, overall staining, otherwise Fine, rare usage

400
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414
 
10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Rich color, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Oct. 8" cds on small pink cover to Montgomery, so-called overpaid drop rate but probably mailed outside Montgomery and postmarked on arrival, Very Fine, choice perforated usage, ex Brooks

400
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415
 
10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Gum stains, tied by brownish-red "Lynchburg Va." cds, late worn state, on brown cover addressed to Secretary of War J.C. Breckinridge, reduced -3/4 in. at top, otherwise Fine, ex Walcott

400
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416
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 416, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Deep Blue, Dies A & B, Keatinge & Ball (11-12 K & B), 10c Deep Blue, Dies A & B, Keatinge & Ball (11-12 K & B)10c Deep Blue, Dies A & B, Keatinge & Ball (11-12 K & B). Each in horizontal strip of six with imprint and plate numbers at bottom, Die A "No. 1", Die B "No. 4", original gum, staining and light creasing as usual, still a handsome pair of imprint pieces from the 1864 K & B printing

E. 75-100
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417
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 417, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K & B), 10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K & B)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K & B). Huge margins, tied by "Selma Ala. Feb. 13" cds on brown cover to Perry Ga., faint but legible strike of "Selma Ala. 5 Paid" dateless townmark at upper left, almost certainly an unused provisional entire, Very Fine, extremely scarce, ex Hart

E. 150-200
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418
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 418, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K & B), 10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K & B)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K & B). Vertical pair, large even margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 7" cds on blue cover to Thompson's Crossroads Va., Extremely Fine, a superb example and scarce double rate usage of the late Keatinge & Ball printing, ex Muzzy

E. 400-500
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419
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 419, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K & B), 10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K & B)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K & B). Large margins, tied by blue "Chester C.H. S.C. Mar. 5" cds on small cover to Anderson C.H. S.C., flaps sealed with two pieces of sheet selvage showing "(E)ngravers" and "Columbia" imprint, faint toning, Very Fine and most unusual

E. 300-400
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420
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 420, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Block of four with vertical gutter between, ample to large margins, original gum, fresh and Very Fine

400
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421
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 421, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Two unused, one used (plus a pair and strip of four with spurious cds for reference), minor faults, Fine appearances

E. 100-150
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422
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 422, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Ample to large margins, red partly readable Greensborough N.C. cds, Very Fine, scarce used with red town

450
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423
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 423, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Ample margins, tied by "Port Lavacca Tex. Sep. 7" cds on buff cover to Sulphur Springs Tex., some edgewear, rounded corner at lower right, Fine, rare as a full single used from Texas, ex Rust

1,000
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424
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 424, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Ample to large margins, clear at bottom left, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. 27" cds on brown cover to Glen Allen Va., slight edgewear, Fine, desirable 20c rate, with C.S.A. certificate

900
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425
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 425, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Ample to large margins, corner crease at top left, tied by blurry "San Antonio Tex." cds on legal-size orange-buff cover to Col. S.S. Anderson, Assistant Adjutant General, Trans-Mississippi Dept. ("AAGTMD") at Shreveport La., two-line handstamp "Texas Arsenal, San Antonio./Official Business." (see Dietz p. 185), creasing and short tears around edges, folded in at bottom to enhance appearance, still Fine and attractive, extremely rare official usage of 20c Green from Confederate arsenal to the Trans-Mississippi express department at Shreveport

1,000
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426
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 426, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Yellow Green (13a), 20c Yellow Green (13a)20c Yellow Green (13a). Three ample to large margins, in at bottom, tied by clear "Salisbury N.C. May 19, 1863" cds (year inverted) on legal-size blue cover with Confederate States Nitre and Mining Service imprint, vertical folds clear of stamp, some wrinkles and toning around edges, still Fine, handsome single usage of the 20c Green, signed Ashbrook

900
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427°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 427, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Yellow Green (13a), 20c Yellow Green (13a)20c Yellow Green (13a). Large margins, a bit irregular at bottom and tiny margin nick at left, tied by illegible Atlanta Ga. cds on legal-size buff cover to Columbus Ga. with E.H. Cushing express label on back, black on white newsprint, similar to Dietz type III but an unrecorded type dated July 4, 1864, the label reads: "FORWARDED BY E.H. CUSHING. HOUSTON, July 4, 1864. We have received no papers or letters by mail for months. Persons coming this way are particularly requested to bring as many copies of Southern newspapers as they can. We shall be obliged to our firends who will send us papers as letters by any mail messenger that may come. We have overwhelming crops. More rain has fallen in the month of June than in any June before for ten years. Western Teas is flooded. Mr. Warren Adams, who takes this, will bring a letter in return for it, free of charge. Send your return letter to the Mobile Advertiser, Mobile, Ala. E.H. CUSHING Editor Houston Telegraph." Cover opened for display, edges frayed and long sealed tear well clear of stamp and label, Fine for this usage, an extremely rare Cushing Express cover and the only recorded example of this particular label

E. 1,000-1,500
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428°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 428, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Three large margins, ample to clear at left, used as forwarding postage with 10c Blue, Die A (11), large margins, tied by "Athens Ga." cds on brown cover addressed to Major Lamar Cobb, General Howell Cobb's Staff at Augusta, redirected to Macon, the 20c affixed partly over 10c and tied by faint violet "Augusta Ga." cds, a turned cover with address and no postal markings inside, pen notation at top partly erased, horizontal fold along top clear of stamps, Very Fine and unusual combination usage, this cover was acquired fifty years ago from Ezra Cole

E. 1,000-1,500
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429
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 429, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Three ample margins, in at right, tied by 3-ring target with dot at center on turned cover to Union Springs Ala., other side with 10c Blue, Die B (12), faulty, tied by 4-ring target, to Chunennugge Ala., a bit worn, otherwise Fine, ex Rust

E. 600-800
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430°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 430, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green, Horizontal Half Used as 10c (13d), 20c Green, Horizontal Half Used as 10c (13d)20c Green, Horizontal Half Used as 10c (13d). Top half with large margins, well-tied across the cut by Army of Northern Virginia 7-bar grid cancel on yellow cover to Martinsville S.C., light horizontal fold, Very Fine, horizontal bisects of the 20c are extremely rare, as are examples of field army usage, signed Ashbrook

2,750
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431°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 431, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Upper right diagonal half, large margins, well-tied by mostly readable "Charleston S.C. Jul. 29" cds on brown cover to Manchester S.C., Very Fine, choice example of this desirable bisected usage

2,500
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432°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 432, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Lower right diagonal half tied across cut by "Augusta Ga." cds on red brown cover to "Lieut. A.W. Walton, care of Capt. Rye, Thunderbolt, Savannah Ga.", readdressed to Mrs. A.W. Walton in Augusta with 10c Blue, Die A (11), "battlefield" copy with bottom sheet margin and faults, affixed over bisect and tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid Oct. 4" cds, flap removed, very worn around edges but sound and restorable, Fine usage and most unusual

E. 1,000-1,250
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433°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 433, General Issues Engraved (Scott 8-14)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Upper right diagonal half, ample margins, rich color, beautifully tied by clear "Savannah Ga. Nov. 6" cds on fresh and attractive gold leaf and white wallpaper cover to Charles Manigault at Charleston S.C., sender's endorsement "R.H. & Sons 5 Novr 1864", Extremely Fine, a rare gold leaf wallpaper design and extremely rare franking, one of the great pieces of this collection, ex Handy, with C.S.A. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
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434
 
1c Orange, Deep Orange (14,14a). Orange in top sheet margin block of four and strip of four (creased), Deep Orange in top right corner sheet margin strip of five, mostly large margins, Very Fine lot

1,075
325
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