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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 — Postmasters Free Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
25
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 25, Postmasters Free MarkingsFredericksburg Va. Apr. 29. Free, Fredericksburg Va. Apr. 29. FreeFredericksburg Va. Apr. 29. Free. Legal use of postmaster's free franking privilege during Virginia's independent statehood, clear strikes on red and blue 7-star Confederate Flag patriotic cover to postmaster of Plantersville Va., minor toning around edges, otherwise Fine, illustrated in Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages (p. 27) where described as "extremely rare use of Free by postmaster during independent statehood"

E. 300-400
850
26
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 26, Postmasters Free MarkingsNew Orleans La. Oct. 19, 1861, New Orleans La. Oct. 19, 1861New Orleans La. Oct. 19, 1861. Double-circle datestamp, mostly clear strike of "P.O. Business Free" in semi-circle frame on buff cover to postmaster of Attalaville Miss., light soiling at center of cover, Fine and rare illegal free frank

E. 600-800
325
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27
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 27, Postmasters Free MarkingsRichmond Va. Dec. 13, 1861, Richmond Va. Dec. 13, 1861Richmond Va. Dec. 13, 1861. Mostly clear cds and "Post Office Business/Free" in circle, two partly clear strikes on orange-buff cover to postmaster of Taylors Creek S.C., two backflaps skilfully added, extremely rare markings representing an illegal free frank during the Confederate period

E. 200-300
240
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28
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 28, Postmasters Free MarkingsPost Office Department, Official Business. Chief of the Appointment Bureau, Post Office Department, Official Business. Chief of the Appointment BureauPost Office Department, Official Business. Chief of the Appointment Bureau. Signed B.N. Clements, official imprint on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire (U27) to postmaster at Andrews Va., "Richmond Va. Jun. 19, 1863" cds and "Free" hs, fresh, long docketing note but imprint mostly clear, slightly reduced at left, Fine

E. 100-150
150
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29
 
Sale Number 754, Lot Number 29, Postmasters Free MarkingsPost Office Department, Official Business. Chief Clerk P.O. Department, Post Office Department, Official Business. Chief Clerk P.O. DepartmentPost Office Department, Official Business. Chief Clerk P.O. Department. Signed B. Miller, official imprint on U.S. 3c Red Nesbitt entire (U10) to postmaster at Brokenburg Va., blue "Richmond Va. May 14, 1863" cds and "Free" hs, extensive docketing across face but imprint mostly clear, Very Fine

E. 100-150
170
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