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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 Lithographed (Scott 1-5)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
196
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 196, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Block of four, ample to large margins, original gum, light horizontal crease, natural coal speck inclusion in lower right stamp, thin in top left stamp, Very Fine appearance

700
400
197
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 197, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Bright Green, Stone 2 (1). Pos, 5c Bright Green, Stone 2 (1). Pos5c Bright Green, Stone 2 (1). Pos. 21, spur on upper left scroll, ample to large margins, lightly creased, Very Fine appearance

150
105
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198
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 198, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Ample to extra large margins, tied by remarkably bold and vivid red "Clarksville Ten. Jan. 3, 1862" double-circle ds on small piece, Very Fine, scarce colored town cancel, particularly with this intense shade

170
625
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199
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 199, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Clear to large margins, double-struck "Paid" cancel on small piece, Fine, ex Judd

140
100
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200
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 200, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Ample margins, tied by light blue target on small piece, three strikes of "Due 5" handstamp, Very Fine, rare marking

E. 75-100
130
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201
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 201, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Margins to just in, faint blue Columbia S.C. cds, part strike of Northern "Dead Letter Office Mar. 5, 1862" cds, balance of strike drawn on piece, Fine and rare

E. 50-75
65
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202
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 202, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Large margins, handsome pastel shade, tied by bold "Atlanta Ga. Dec. 23, 1861" cds on small piece of blue illustrated cover with Atlanta Ga. 5c Black provisional (6XU2) beneath stamp, which has been lifted and hinged in place, Very Fine

E. 200-250
290
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203
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 203, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Bottom sheet margin, other sides ample to large, three pen strokes, "tied" by light gum stains, exceptionally clear strike of "Mossy Creek, Augusta Co., Va." cds with "19 Feb" ms. date inserted, on cover to Deerfield Va., light fold and some negligible wear, Very Fine, choice condition for this rare example of a county name townmark

E. 200-250
260
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204
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 204, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Three clear to ample margins, touched at top, tied by partly clear "Sheperdstown Va. Feb. 11" West Virginia cds on brown cover addressed in blue to Richmond, soldier's endorsement "Co. B. 2 Regt Va Vol" at upper left and instructions "Care of Dr. McCan, Chimborruza" at bottom, Very Fine, General "Stonewall" Jackson withdrew his troops from this area on Feb. 25, 1862, and closed this post office - the furthest office north known to have used Confederate postage stamps

E. 200-250
210
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205
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 205, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a), 5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a)5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a). Three singles, margins mostly clear to ample, tied by "New Orleans La. 19 Mar." cds on yellow cover to Laurel Hill La., three-times rate, a bit reduced at top and small mended opening tear, colorful and Very Fine appearance, scarce rate, ex Meroni

E. 250-350
425
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206
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 206, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1). Vertical pair and two singles, mostly ample to large margins, some faults incl. faint crease and gum stains, tied by four strikes of "Mobile Ala. May 19, 1862" double-circle ds on cover to Petersburg Va., slightly reduced at left, minor wear, still Fine appearance, scarce franking for two-times 10c rate, ex Packard

E. 200-250
525
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207
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 207, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Rich color, ample margins to just in at left, used with 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), ample margins to just touched, both tied together by "Richmond Va. Jul. 25, 1863" cds on small cover to Limestone Springs S.C., Fine, ex Curtis, Hall

E. 150-200
230
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208
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 208, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Ample to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 20, 1862" cds on light gray overall lithographed Virginia Executive Department cover with state seal at left, to Lexington Va., light soiling, still Very Fine

E. 200-250
220
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209
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 209, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Two, dark shade, ample margins, one with small ms. cancel, both tied by "Richmond Va." cds on yellow cover to Raleigh N.C. with Confederate States War Department imprint, Very Fine

E. 200-250
375
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210
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 210, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1). Large margins, tied by "Richmond Va." cds on small cover, stamp placed over Southern Waverly Institute corner card (lifted and moved to show design), "Mrs. Peter P. Mayo, Principal" and addressed to her daughter "at Mr. Wood Boulden's, Talcott - R. & D. R. Road, Charlotte Va.", Very Fine college cover

E. 150-200
190
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211
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 211, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Bright Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Bright Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Bright Green, Stone 2 (1). Clear to large margins, tied by blue "Nashville Ten." cds, partly clear strike, on light gray overall lithographed grocer's advertising cover to Athens Tenn., from the Cleage correspondence, small pinholes at left, Very Fine, attractive

E. 150-200
230
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212
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 212, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Margins to just in, tied by "Athens Ten. Apr. 7, 1862" double-circle ds, placed over U.S. 1c Blue Star Die embossed stamp on entire to Lenoir N.C., moved to show U.S. postage, Very Fine, ex Meroni, Hollowbush

E. 100-150
180
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213
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 213, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Clear to large margins, tied by "Newnan Ga. Jan. 30" cds, placed over U.S. 3c Red Nesbitt embossed stamp on entire to Columbia Mine S.C., cleaned to remove overall age stains, Fine appearance

E. 100-150
130
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214
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 214, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Large margins to just touching, tied by "Mobile Ala. Jun. 3" double-circle ds on cover made from ledger paper, addressed to Mobile, either overpaid drop or mailed outside Mobile and postmarked on arrival, ms. "In care Capt May" indicating the latter, part of backflaps missing, otherwise Fine and interesting usage

E. 100-150
65
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215
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 215, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1). Large margins to just touching at bottom right, cancelled by Army of Northern Virginia field post 7-bar grid on bright blue and black wallpaper cover to Snow Camp N.C., a bit worn, Fine, pencil note on back states letter datelined Chapel Hill N.C. 1862

E. 100-150
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216
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 216, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Three ample to large margins, in at right, minor toning, tied by "Wilmington N.C. Paid 5 Mar. 4" integral rate cds, converted from old 3c rate, on cover to Tarboro N.C. made from printed insurance company stockholders' report, dated 1859 with elaborate typography, return card oval handstamp at lower left, negligible wrinkling and soiling, still Very Fine, attractive exhibition item

E. 200-250
350
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217
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 217, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Large to huge margins showing "Y" of imprint at upper right, broken pre-use crease, used in combination with 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b), beautiful pastel shade, rough separation just into design at places, tied together by "Staunton Va. Jul. 30" cds on salmon and pink wallpaper cover to Lexington Va., receipt docketing, corner opened to show design, Very Fine appearance, a scarce color change combination and attractive wallpaper usage

E. 500-750
750
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218
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 218, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Large margins, faint gum soaks, lightly creased between stamps, tied by "Mobile Ala." double-circle ds on illustrated "Hollowood Place, On the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay" corner card cover, marvelous design picturing river scene with paddlewheel steamboat, to Elba Ala., backflap partly removed, expertly restored mainly to clean cover, Very Fine appearance, rare design

E. 250-350
675
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219
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 219, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Irregular margins in at places, tied by blue "Norfolk Va. Jan. 23, 1862" cds on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag and verse patriotic cover (Dietz F11-5) to Richmond, trivial opening flaws at left, still Fine and attractive, ex Judd

1,000
1,100
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220
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 220, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Two singles, ample margins, tied by "Richmond Va. May 22" cds on red and blue 12-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover (Dietz F12-3) to George's Store Tenn., skilfully restored mainly around edges, Very Fine appearance

1,000
0
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221°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 221, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a), 5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a)5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a). Clear to ample margins, tied by "Pensacola Fla. Mar. 20" cds on brown cover to Blount Spring Ala. with rare 13-Star Confederate Flag patriotic design in red and blue, H. Noble & Co. Pensacola imprint, the 13-Star flag designs are second in rarity only to the 9-Star flags, stamp has faint pre-use crease, still an Extremely Fine cover, ex Brown, with C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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222°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 222, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Dull Green, Stone 2 (1). Ample margins on three sides, just in at left, small faults, tied by partly readable strike of "Wilmington N.C. Paid" cds on yellow cover with brown Jefferson Davis medallion and verse patriotic design with verse below scene, to Raleigh N.C., couple short edge tears, otherwise Very Fine, interesting combination of stamp and patriotic with the same Davis portrait

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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223°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 223, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Large even margins, tied by "Warrington Fla." cds on small cover to Burlison Ala. with red and blue hand-held 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic design with "Company A. 7th Alabama Regiment" imprint, addressed in blue with imprint changed to "Company C. 37th Miss Vol.", pencil "Due 5", small nick at lower left, slightest wear, still Very Fine, a rare Florida patriotic usage

E. 1,000-1,500
1,050
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224
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 224, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Margins clear to just in, tied by bold "Churchville Va. May 26" cds on red and blue Union Flag and sun captured Northern patriotic cover to Ivy Depot Va., the postmaster used his town cds to strike out "Protect It!" slogan beneath flag, light soiling, Very Fine, an outstanding captured patriotic usage, ex Mueller

E. 500-750
900
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225°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 225, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Horizontal pair, large margins, choice color and impression, tiny tear in top margin, tied by faint black circular townmark and stronger blue "Montgomery Ala. (Dec?) 2" cds, matching blurry blue "Southern Express Co. Montgomery Ala. Nov. 29" double-circle ds on fresh cover to Col. Lomax of the 3rd Regt. Alabama Volunteers at Norfolk, Very Fine, the Lomax correspondence has provided several of these rare Southern Express Co. usages, which are discussed in Ashbrook (p. 26-28), ex Shenfield

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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226°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 226, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Ample even margins, used as forwarding postage on buff cover addressed to member of Delta Rifles, in care of 4th Regt. Louisiana Volunteers at Berwick City La., received by forwarding agents at New Orleans via steamboat and postmarked with "New Orleans La. Dec. 22, 1861" double-circle riverfront office datestamp and "Steam 7" due handstamp, stamp applied by agents and tied more than one month later by "New Orleans 30 Jan." cds, Very Fine and extremely rare combination of rates and markings associated with steamboat and regular mails, ex Meroni, MacBride

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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227
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 227, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Clear to ample margins, small faults, tied by "Steam" handstamp, faint reddish cds (Natchez?), pencil "Way" marking on cover addressed to General C.G. Dahlgren, Commanding 3rd Brigade, Army of the Mississippi at Natchez, few faint toned spots, Very Fine, scarce waterway usage and desirable military address, ex Hart

E. 600-800
290
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228
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 228, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Irregular margins cutting at places, small faults, uncancelled but believed to have originated on yellow cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. at New Orleans with clear red "New Orleans & Red River Packet/Genl. Hodges./R.Sleade, Capt." oval name-of-boat handstamp, usual pinholes, Fine, colorful and very rare steamboat usage, ex Richey, Antrim and Hertz

E. 750-1,000
500
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229
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 229, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Block, pos. 29-30/39-40, original gum, ample to large margins on three sides, clear to touching at bottom, creases and several small stain spots, otherwise Fine

1,500
375
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230
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 230, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2). Block, original gum, large margins, faint toning, tiny thin speck in lower left stamp, otherwise Very Fine

1,200
675
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231
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 231, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig, Paterson, Stone Y (2,2b,2e), 10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig, Paterson, Stone Y (2,2b,2e)10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig, Paterson, Stone Y (2,2b,2e). Three different printings, No. 2 large margins, tied on piece, crease, No. 2b unused, large margins, thin spot, No. 2e margin close or just touching, blue cds, toning and thin, attractive trio of the major printings

690
220
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232
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 232, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Blue, Dark Blue, Paterson (2,2b), 10c Blue, Dark Blue, Paterson (2,2b)10c Blue, Dark Blue, Paterson (2,2b). Two used singles of Blue, ample to large margins, each with "Mobile Ala." cds, Dark Blue unused, clear to ample margins, small faults

555
220
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233
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 233, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Ample margins, tied by "Bowling Green Ky. Feb. 8" cds on small cover to Relfs Bluff Ark., cds strengthened in pencil, stamp has small scuff, cover has mended hole at top center and part of sideflap removed, Very Fine appearance, scarce Kentucky usage

700
850
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234
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 234, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins, prooflike impression, tied by bold "Greenville Ten. Apr. 20" cds on buff turned cover to Adj. Gen. Whitthome at Memphis "Via Atlanta & Mobile" (safest route), the inside is free franked by Repr. Thomas A.R. Nelson, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine

E. 400-500
700
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235°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 235, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins, lower left corner folded over when affixed and cancelled (folded back, crease and small tear), tied by "Tudor Hall Va." cds on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag and Tent patriotic cover, "Walton Infantry" caption, Reynolds imprint, to Stone Mountain Ga. with original Jan. 1, 1862 enclosure from soldier in 11th Regt. Ga. Volunteers, short but good content: "...the Yankies whiped is very badly... I would not belong to Fowlers company for no amount of pay... my captin is 22 years oald is a graduate from West Point..." etc., Very Fine usage, ex Ballard

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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236
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 236, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Mostly large margins, rough at sides and just in at left, tied by "Corinth Miss. Apr. 1" double-line cds on brown cover with red and blue 13-Star Confederate Battle Flag, Nobles & Co. imprint (Dietz F13-3), to Quincy Fla., a bit worn around edges, still Fine, rare flag design, ex Gallagher

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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237
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 237, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Irregular margins touching frameline, tied by "Jefferson Tex. Apr. 6" cds on orange-buff cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, red and blue "Our Flag S.C." 7-Star Confederate Flag patriotic sticker affixed at upper left, not tied as often, neat mended opening tear along top edge, usual pinholes, Very Fine appearance, ex Packard

E. 300-400
575
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238
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 238, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins to just touched at top left, affixed across backflaps (torn from opening) and tied by faint "Richmond Va." cds on small enamel cover with embossed floral pattern and bronze highlights, with Valentine enclosure believed to be original, to Quincy Fla., opened for display, missing corner restored along with other faults, as is to be expected with this fragile envelope, handsome exhibition item

E. 300-400
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239°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 239, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Horizontal pair, margins clear to touching, tied by "Brownsville Tex." blurry oily cds on blue legal-size cover from Mexico to Richmond Va., two strikes of blue "A. Uhde & Co. Matamoros" forwarding agent's handstamp, carried across the border, stamped and cancelled at Brownsville, couple lght folds, left end folded in to reduced width, flap removed and top edge restored, appears Fine, an exceedingly rare cross-border usage, especially with the 10c Hoyer & Ludwig pair

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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240
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 240, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Ample margins to just in at lower left corner, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 28" cds on orange cover from prisoner-of-war at Fort Delaware to Richmond, oval examiner's handstamp, "Delaware City Del. Jun. 22" cds, solder's endorsement, torn across front of cover, a U.S. 3c 1861 has been substituted for the original that fell off (pictured this way in Antrim, p. 53), a respectable example of this very rare usage

E. 500-750
350
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241
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 241, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Lovely pastel shade, large top and bottom margins, close to touching at sides, tied by bold "Company Shops N.C. Dec. 9" cds (date in ms.) on cover to Greensboro N.C., Fine, Company Shops was the workshop of the N.C.R.R., ex Packard

175
230
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242
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 242, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Deep shade, large margins, tied by "Mobile Ala." double-circle ds on brown cover to Mobile, so-called overpaid drop letter, probably a way usage, light folds at center, Very Fine

E. 200-250
210
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243
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 243, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Dark Blue, Paterson (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Paterson (2b)10c Dark Blue, Paterson (2b). Two singles, deep rich color, one with large margins, other close to touching, tied by "Augusta Ga." double-circle ds on orange cover to Richmond, light gum stains around stamps, a bit worn and wrinkled, still Fine, scarce shade and rare double rate franking

E. 400-500
210
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244
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 244, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Vertical pair, ample to large margins, couple tiny tears at upper right, tied by faint "Richmond Va. Dec. 13, 1862" cds on brown cover to Warsaw Va., Very Fine cover, ex Packard

650
200
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245
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 245, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Margins all around, tied by "Richmond Va." cds on cover made from printed form, addressed to Richmond, so-called overpaid drop letter, townmark smudged, otherwise Very Fine, ex MacBride

E. 200-250
130
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246
 
10c Blue, Paterson (2). Ample to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. 9, 1863" cds on buff cover with Confederate States P.O. Dept. imprint, to Col. Andrew Neill at Tyler Tex., wrinkles at edges, Very Fine, ex Corwin

E. 300-400
260
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247
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 247, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Ample to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 6, 1863" cds on Confederate States Treasury Dept. imprint cover to Hillsboro N.C., reduced at left, Fine

E. 200-250
240
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248
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 248, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Horizontal pair, huge margins except clear at lower left, tied by "Richmond Va. Nov. 21, 1862" cds on Confederate States Treasury Dept. Auditor's Office imprint cover to Atlanta Ga., fresh and Very Fine, choice usage, ex Caspary, Muzzy

E. 500-750
350
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249
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 249, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e). Large margins, light soiling and wrinkles, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Oct. 1" cds on brown cover with Two Standing Revolutionary War Soldiers and verse patriotic design (Dietz SN-1), Bonitz imprint, to Townsville N.C., turned usage, ms. town pmk. inside, Fine, rare use of this printing on a patriotic, ex Frazier

1,750
1,900
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250
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 250, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Dark shade, two large margins, others clear to touching, faint stains and negligible faults, tied by "Richmond Va. Oct. 20, 1862" cds on back of embossed lady's cover with pale brown Gen. G.T. Beauregard portrait in oval (Dietz GB-1) to Crossville Va., a bit worn with edge tears and soiling, opened for display, Fine and attractive

E. 750-1,000
425
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251
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 251, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Block of four, original gum, ample margins to just touched at top left, light creasing, small thin spots in top pair, Fine-Very Fine appearance

2,000
750
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252
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 252, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Bright Yellow Green (3), 2c Bright Yellow Green (3)2c Bright Yellow Green (3). Two, unused, ample to large margins, one with small faults and VF appearance, other toned and faulty, scarce shade

E. 300-400
210
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253
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 253, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Green (3 var), 2c Green (3 var)2c Green (3 var). Position 31 with mark above upper left corner, three large margins (showing plate variety clearly), in at right, tied by "Savannah Ga." cds on small piece, Fine

650
270
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254
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 254, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Three ample to large margins, touched at left, tied by blackish blue "Richmond Va. Jun. 2, 1863" cds on piece with vertical pair 5c Blue, Local (7), top stamp showing white tie variety, margins mostly all around, faint toning, tied by "Guineys Va." cds, part of address shows forwarding, Fine, very rare combination and especially interesting with 5c plate flaw

E. 400-500
500
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255°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 255, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Mostly large margins, just touched at lower left, tied by "Greensborough N.C. Sep. 25" cds on tiny folded cover made from ruled paper, locally addressed in pencil, part of letter contents intact, couple scuffed spots, transparent tape stain at top, otherwise Fine, handsome usage

2,500
800
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256°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 256, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Ample margins to just touching, faint toning, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. May 11" cds on blue cover made from printed fire insurance policy, to member of Capt. Martin's Battery at Petersburg, faint ink smears around address, still Very Fine, extremely attractive and rare adversity usage, ex Walcott

E. 2,000-2,500
2,700
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257°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 257, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Large margins on two sides showing part of adjoining stamp at right, cut in on others, used with 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), Large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at left, tied by part strike of "Ri(chmo)nd Va. (month?) 19, 1862" cds on yellow cover to Williamson's Mills S.C.; without the month of use identified, it is impossible to determine whether the 5c or 10c rate was in effect when this was mailed; the distance between these post offices was very near to 500 miles, so prior to July 1, 1862, either rate could have applied (making this either 3c underpaid or 2c overpaid); a homemade cover with slight wear and soiling, Fine and very unusual combination, ex Wiltsee

E. 1,500-2,000
1,000
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258°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 258, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of five, tied by "Marshall Tex. Jun. 15, 1863" double-circle ds on pale green cover to lieutenant in Col. Randall's Regt. at Little Rock Ark., three strikes of cds and additional part strike on cover, the strip has small faults and the cover has been extensively restored with backflap added, an attractive appearing example of this extremely rare Texas usage of the 2c Green, with C.S.A. certificate

10,000
4,000
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259°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 259, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Light Green (3), 2c Light Green (3)2c Light Green (3). Margins small and even, touching in places, faint horizontal crease, tied by "Athens Ga. Jan. 5" cds on brown homemade cover locally addressed, slightly reduced at right, still Fine, ex Hall, Pratt, Hart, with C.S.A. certificate

2,500
900
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260°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 260, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Mostly clear to large margins, in at left, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Dec. 4" cds on brown wrapper marked "1 Catalogue" and addressed to Montgomery, ink slightly smeared from water, Fine, unusual combination of printed matter and intra-city usage

2,500
950
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261°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 261, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Two large margins, in at left and bottom, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Dec. (?)" cds on blue unsealed envelope addressed to Judge of Probate, Marion Ala., probably contained a printed form, short sealed tear at bottom, otherwise Fine and handsome

2,500
650
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262
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 262, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Block of four, original gum, clear to large margins, bright color, small faults as usual incl. tiny sealed margin tear, light vertical crease and scuffs in right pair and top left stamp, otherwise Fine

600
210
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263
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 263, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large even margins, tied by neat "Mobile Ala. Jun. 1, 1862" double-circle ds on small piece, Extremely Fine

80
200
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264
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 264, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Two, one with 7-bar grid, other with "Paid 5" in circle, margins to cut in slightly, small faults, Fine and attractive appearance

185
110
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265
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 265, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 3 (4)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4). Horizontal pair, large margins, deep shade, tied by "Greenville Ten. Jul. 16" cds on brown piece, Extremely Fine, choice pair

350
280
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266
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 266, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Light Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Light Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Light Blue, Stone 2 (4). Beautiful color and impression, full even margins, tied by blue straightline "Paid" hs, matching "Pattonsburgh Va. Oct. 24" cds with date inserted in ms. on brown cover to Glenwood Va., Extremely Fine

E. 250-350
425
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267
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 267, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b), 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b). Irregular margins, large to just clear, lovely pastel color, tied by blue 7-bar grid, matching "Raleigh N.C." 1862 double-circle ds on brown cover to Meat Camp (?) N.C., scattered toned specks touch stamp, Fine

315
40
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268
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 268, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 3 (4)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4). Large margins to just in at right, gum soak in bottom margin, tied by "Richmond Va." cds on overall Virginia Executive Department lithographed cover with state seal, flap removed, minor opening tears at top, otherwise Fine

E. 200-250
120
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269
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 269, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2, Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4,4b), 5c Blue, Stone 2, Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4,4b)5c Blue, Stone 2, Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4,4b). Single of each, former with three large margins, in at right and small scuff, latter with full even margins and handsome pastel color, tied together by "Richmond Va. Jul. 2, 1862" cds on small buff cover to Society Hill S.C., one day after rate change, which probably accounts for use of two different printings (one affixed by sender, the second at post office), Very Fine and appealing usage, ex Packard

E. 300-400
250
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270°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 270, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, dark shade, mostly large margins (separated by tearing along creases, a bit rough with vertical crease between stamps), minor gum soaks, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Apr. 13, 1862" cds, struck again on cover with clear "Steam Boat" straightline handstamp, to Williamsburg Va., slight wear along top edge, bend from contents thru pair, still Very Fine, waterway mail carried by Confederate steamboats along the Alabama River and its tributaries is extremely rare, this being among the finest examples, ex Emerson, Knapp, Shenfield and Antrim

E. 1,500-2,000
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271
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 271, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, ample margins to just in, small faults, tied by "Savannah Geo. Paid May 21" cds on U.S. 3c Red Nesbitt entire with Savannah "5" handstamped provisional, grid struck over rate, all beneath pair, to Vice President A.H. Stephens at Richmond, flap removed as always in this correspondence, long narrow piece torn away at top and neatly restored, otherwise Fine and unusual usage

E. 300-400
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272°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 272, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins, a bit irregular at bottom where into design, tied by bold "Mobile Ala. Jun. 18, 1862" double-circle ds on orange-buff cover with red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag and Tent patriotic design (Dietz TF-1), to Griffin Ga., very slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, an attractive use of the 5c Blue on patriotic, ex Packard

E. 1,000-1,500
1,350
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273
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 273, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Light Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Light Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Light Blue, Stone 2 (4). Three ample margins, close at top, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 23, 1862" cds on brown cover with 12-Star Confederate Flag and Cannon patriotic design with verse (Dietz CN-1), to Col. Wetherspoon at Lancaster C.H. S.C., thinned area in upper right corner of envelope in the same size and shape of a Confederate General Issue (perhaps sender removed a 10c stamp when the rate was deternined to be 5c), small ink spot at left, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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274
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 274, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, large margins, faint diagonal crease at top right, tied by "Richmond Va." cds on yellow cover with 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic with verse and scarce "For sale by ALPHEUS BOLLING/CObb's Legion." imprint below flag, to Capt. D.H. Smith at Clover Depot Va., horizontal crease in cover, light soiling and slightly reduced at right, still Fine and attractive, ex Frazier

E. 750-1,000
950
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275
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 275, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b), 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b). Ample margins with small faults from placement at edge, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Jun. 21" cds on cover with Two Small Mounted Dragoons and verse (Dietz SM-2) to Why Not P.O. N.C., faint waterstaining and opening tears in flap, Fine and handsome, the scarcer of the dragoons designs and an interesting post office name in address, ex Packard

E. 500-750
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276
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 276, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Mostly large but irregular margins, tied by faint "Richmond Va." cds on brown cover with 11-Star Confederate Flag and verse patriotic design (Dietz F11-16) to Santuck S.C., some age stains, otherwise Fine, ex Finney, Muzzy

1,250
450
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277
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 277, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Cut to size of design, tied by "Corinth Miss." cds on captured Northern patriotic cover to Limestone Springs E. Tenn., Seated Liberty design in black on brown, a bit reduced at left, a bit worn, otherwise Fine

E. 400-500
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278°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 278, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Block of four, original gum, mostly large margins to clear at bottom left, bright fresh color, small faint toned spot at bottom, light wrinkles and creasing as found in almost all 1861-62 unused multiples, still Fine to Very Fine, a rare and impressive block of the 10c Rose

6,000
3,750
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279
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 279, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Two, unused, large margins, faults but presentable examples of the scarce Rose stamp

1,300
425
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280
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 280, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Lovely rich color, large margins, blue Lynchburg Va. cds, Extremely Fine, a choice example, ex Walcott

400
575
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281
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 281, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Rose, Carmine (5,5a), 10c Rose, Carmine (5,5a)10c Rose, Carmine (5,5a). Used examples, former in pretty pastel shade with blue cds, large margins, latter with clear "Richmond Va. Jun. 19, 1862" cds, deep shade, small margins touching framelines, both have negligible faults, F-VF appearance

1,350
350
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282
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 282, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Large margins, rich color, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 25, 1862" cds on small piece, light horizontal crease, still a Very Fine example of the rare Carmine shade

1,000
250
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283°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 283, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large even margins, wonderful pastel shade, tied by perfect clear "Richmond Va. Jun. 23, 1862" cds on brown cover with Mounted Dragoon and verse patriotic design (Dietz SM-1), to Plum P.O. Ala. with letter enclosure datelined "Camps near Richmond", interesting content: "...You must stir up your Plum Postmaster. I see your letters are generally mailed about three days after they are dated... It is reported here that Beauregard and Halleck are both bringing their armies to Richmond. If they do and this fight is not brought off soon we will eat out Virginia... We have heard nothing from Jackson since I last wrote. He has now about 70,000 men with him all of the best grit mostly Mississippians, Texians & Louisianians. I forgot to tell you in my last that one of our recruits (Thrasher) killed himself he committed the act a few days after the battle of the "Seven Pines" he was in the battle and acted very coolly when he got back to camp he said he never intended going into another so he shot himself in the bust with his own musket. He left a wife and several children..." Light horizontal fold in cover, Extremely Fine, a choice 10c Rose patriotic with an excellent soldier's letter

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
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284°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 284, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Deep Rose (5), 10c Deep Rose (5)10c Deep Rose (5). Large margins, rich color, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 4, 1862" cds on red and blue captured Northern patriotic cover, Liberty and Flag design with verse, to Lawrenceville Ga., half of backflap removed, light overall soiling and some reinforced edge wear, still Very Fine, with original enclosure and notation "I will send this in a Yankee envelope", colorful and extremely rare use of the Rose on a captured patriotic, dated Independence Day 1862

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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285°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 285, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Pastel shade, mostly large margins, frameline touched at upper left, canceled by two bold pen strokes and tied by red mostly clear "Southern Express Co. Savannah Ga. Aug. (2?)8" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Macon Ga., ms. "Paid" notation, toning skilfully removed from stamp, Fine and extremely rare franking for express company usage

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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286
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 286, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large to huge margins showing part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by neat "Paid" straightline hs, matching "West Point Ga. Jul. 11" cds on backflap of small 1862 folded letter from a semi-literate soldier who starts off "Wespint the state of Gorgey trupe conty" and digresses from there, Very Fine, choice and interesting usage, ex Green

E. 500-600
550
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287
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 287, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Carmine Rose (5), 10c Carmine Rose (5)10c Carmine Rose (5). A magnificent stamp with extra large margins all around, deep rich color, tied by bold blue "Petersburg Va. Jul 10" cds on homemade cover to member of 14th Regt. Virginia Volunteers near Richmond, in care of Capt. Walker, Extremely Fine, exceptionally choice quality, ex Finney

E. 500-750
950
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288
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 288, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Carmine Rose (5), 10c Carmine Rose (5)10c Carmine Rose (5). Large margins, brilliant color, tied by "Haynesville Ala. Feb. 11" cds (last digit of date inserted in ms.) on cover to Tuscaloosa Ala. made from (as far as we can determine) the paste-up leader to a wallpaper roll, stamp affixed over "joint" causing partly broken crease, nevertheless a Fine and extremely unusual usage, signed MacBride

E. 400-500
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289°
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 289, General Issues Lithographed (Scott 1-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Horizontal pair, large margins, tied by bold "Richmond Va. Jul. 3, 1862" cds on legal-size buff cover to an attorney at Loch Lomond Va., folded in at left to reduced size, opening tear along top sealed with small patch mended, Very Fine pair and attractive cover, double 10c rate shortly after July 1st rate change, pairs of the 10c Rose are exceedingly rare on cover, ex Meroni

E. 1,500-2,000
3,250
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