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

Sale Date — Saturday, 30 October, 1993

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Category — Independent State Usage and Express Mails prior to June 1, 1861

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
6
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 6, Independent State Usage and Express Mails prior to June 1, 1861Baton Rouge La., Feb. 4, 1861. First Day of the Confederate States Government, Baton Rouge La., Feb. 4, 1861. First Day of the Confederate States GovernmentBaton Rouge La., Feb. 4, 1861. First Day of the Confederate States Government. Clear cds with black grid tying U.S. 3c Dull Red (26) on yellow cover to Washington D.C., small mended spot at right edge below stamp, otherwise Very Fine and fresh, rare first day of the Confederacy

E. 500-750
1,400
7
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 7, Independent State Usage and Express Mails prior to June 1, 1861Raleigh N.C. May 31, 1861. Last Day of U.S. Mail Service in Seceded States, Raleigh N.C. May 31, 1861. Last Day of U.S. Mail Service in Seceded StatesRaleigh N.C. May 31, 1861. Last Day of U.S. Mail Service in Seceded States. Clear blue double-circle datestamp tying 3c Dull Red (26) on yellow cover addressed to Gen. S.F. Patterson at Patterson N.C., a bit reduced at left, top left and bottom right corners clipped and mended, nevertheless an attractive and extremely rare usage, North Carolina seceded on May 21 and was admitted to the Confederacy on May 27, use of U.S stamps as and independent state or Confederate State is limited to a few days only, ex MacBride, illustrated in U.S. Perforation Centennial, p. 174

E. 300-400
350
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8
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 8, Independent State Usage and Express Mails prior to June 1, 1861Adams Express Company N.Y. Ma 4, Adams Express Company N.Y. Ma 4Adams Express Company N.Y. Ma 4. Blue double-circle datestamp clearly struck with matching "Paid" in oval on 3c Red Star Die entire (U27) to New Orleans, from the Carroll Hoy & Co. correspondence, flap tear just nicks top edge, usual pinholes found in this correspondence, fresh and Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

E. 500-750
850
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9
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 9, Independent State Usage and Express Mails prior to June 1, 1861Adams Express Company, New-York. Great Eastern, Western & Southern Express Forwarders, Adams Express Company, New-York. Great Eastern, Western & Southern Express ForwardersAdams Express Company, New-York. Great Eastern, Western & Southern Express Forwarders. Large blue oval handstamp on 3c Red Star Die entire (U27) to Athens Tenn., from the Cleage correspondence, segmented grid cancelling 3c embossed stamp, Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

E. 500-750
425
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