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Sale 760 — U.S. & Foreign Stamps & Covers

Sale Date — Friday, 20 May, 1994

Category — Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1147
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1147, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General IssuesAshville N.C. Jun. 21, 1861, Ashville N.C. Jun. 21, 1861Ashville N.C. Jun. 21, 1861. Clear cds with matching "Paid" & "5" on oblong cover to Davidson's River N.C., few minor flap tears, Very Fine

E. 100-150
90
1148
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1148, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General IssuesCamp C.G. Dahlgren, 3d Miss. Brigade, Camp C.G. Dahlgren, 3d Miss. BrigadeCamp C.G. Dahlgren, 3d Miss. Brigade. Caption on Confederate 11-Star Flag and Cannon patriotic, in red & blue on orange, hand-carried to Walls Store, Miss., slightly reduced at R., Fine, this caption is unlisted in Dietz

E. 250-350
105
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1149
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1149, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General IssuesFranklin Depot Va. Dec. 26, 1862, Franklin Depot Va. Dec. 26, 1862Franklin Depot Va. Dec. 26, 1862. Clear blue cds on Mounted Dragoon Patriotic with verse, twice struck "Due 10" in arc, N.C. corporal's endorsement, minor toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and attractive, first time offered at auction

E. 500-600
375
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1150
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1150, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General IssuesHigh Point N.C. Sep. 4, High Point N.C. Sep. 4High Point N.C. Sep. 4. Zevely balloon-style ds with matching "Paid", no rate, on lilac envelope to Martindale, Very Fine and pretty

E. 100-150
80
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1151
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1151, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General IssuesRichmond Va, Richmond VaRichmond Va. Dateless circle in Blue, with matching "Due 10" hs on turned cover, inside with ms. "Martindale N.C. May 18, 1863" (no evidence of missing stamp), soldier's endorsement on face, Fine and scarce

E. 150-200
180
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1152
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1152, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General IssuesWilmington N.C, Wilmington N.CWilmington N.C. Two covers, each with different integral rate cds, first is "5 Paid", other is "Paid 5", same correspondence, Fine pair

E. 150-200
50
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1153
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1153, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General IssuesWinchester Va. Aug. 17, Winchester Va. Aug. 17Winchester Va. Aug. 17. Double-circle ds, "Due 10" hs on lady's cover with light brown Gen. G.T. Beauregard portrait in oval and embossed anchor, lines and pulleys and around edges, Dietz GB-1), soldier's endorsement, cleaned and edges restored, accompanying certificate states flaps added but we disagree, Very Fine appearance, this design is one of the few embellished on embossed envelopes, the maritime design is very rare itself, ex Packard, with 1994 C.S.A. certificate

E. 300-400
700
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1154
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1154, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General IssuesBlockade Mail to Richmond, Blockade Mail to RichmondBlockade Mail to Richmond. Gray envelope with bold "Wilmington N.C. 5 Paid Dec. 17" cds with matching "Ship" hs and ms. "12", slightly reduced at T. with mended tears, Fine appearance, very scarce, ex MacBride

E. 500-600
450
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1155
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1155, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Margins all around, on 1861 folded letter to Richmond with clear "Va C.R.R. Bumpass 20 Dec." cds, second light strike ties stamp, cover with mended tear, very scarce

E. 100-150
190
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1156
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1156, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues5c Green, 5c Light Blue (1, 6), 5c Green, 5c Light Blue (1, 6)5c Green, 5c Light Blue (1, 6). Single of each, first margins to barely touched at L., other margins all around, tied by "Winchester Va. Oct. 31" cds on salmon cover to Harrisonburg, cover with very trivial soiling, still Very Fine, very attractive and scarce usage

E. 500-600
700
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1157
c
10c Blue, Paterson (2). Four margins, tied by grid on cover to Sharon Ga., captain's endorsement indicates Berlin, Va. origin, age freckles do not affect stamp

E. 100-150
70
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1158
 
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1158, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Four margins, neat Richmond ds, Very Fine

475
400
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1159
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1159, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues5c Blue, Stone 3 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 3 (4)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4). Margins to bit in, ms. cancel, on cover with all-over illustration for Richmond Female Institute, ms. "Mattoax Va." postmark, stamp with small gum stains & soiling, Fine

E. 200-250
230
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1160
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1160, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues5c 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 and left stamp with sealed tear), 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. 500-750
1,150
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1161
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1161, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues5c Light Blue, Blue (6,7), 5c Light Blue, Blue (6,7)5c Light Blue, Blue (6,7). Single of each, tied together by two strikes of blue "Petersburg Va. Dec. 24" cds on Confederate 11-Star Flag and verse Patriotic in black on yellow, original 1863 enclosure in matching yellow, from N.C. soldier, No. 6 creased and sealed tear, Fine and attractive, scarce combination on patriotic, first time offered at auction

E. 300-400
250
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1162
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1162, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Single, margins to barely in at B., tied by bold "Richmond Va. Feb. 23" cds on unsealed cover to Newbern, N.C., readdressed to Greensboro with ms. "Forwd Due 2 cts", fresh and Fine, rare usage, ex Shenfield

1,000
575
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1163
og
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1163, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues10c Blue, T-E-N (9), 10c Blue, T-E-N (9)10c Blue, T-E-N (9). Horizontal strip of three, ample to large margins, faint horizontal crease, tiny thin in top margin of center stamp, Very Fine appearance, fresh

1,600
500
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1164
 
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1164, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Full lines at T. & B., traces at sides, Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,000
675
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1165
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1165, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10)10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10). Single showing full frames at T. and L., nearly complete at R. and small part at B., tied by "Guineys Va. Apr." cds on buff cover to Augusta Ga., stamp with bright attractive color, some gum staining otherwise Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

2,500
850
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1166
 
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1166, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues10c Milky Blue (11a), 10c Milky Blue (11a)10c Milky Blue (11a). Horiz. strip of four, margins all around, canceled by three strikes of "Pollard Ala. Jun. 15, 1863" cds on piece, Very Fine, very scarce, mostly likely a Trans-Mississippi usage

E. 150-200
130
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1167
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1167, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). R. margin single tied by partly clear "Wartrace N. & C.R.R. Jun. 8, 1863" oval datestamp on light buff cover to Palmetto Ga., some wear, stamp with wrinkling in selvage, Fine

E. 150-200
150
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1168
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1168, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Four margins, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Jan. 3" cds on wallpaper cover, mended tear at B.R., Fine

E. 200-250
200
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1169
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1169, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Two singles on turned cover, each a slightly different shade of Milky Blue, first with margins to touched, tied by Wytheville Va. cds, inside stamp with large margins, tied by Richmond cds, first with light stains, Fine, scarce

E. 100-150
140
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1170°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1170, Handstamped Paid, Due Markings and General Issues20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). B.L. half, well-tied by "Savannah Ga. Dec. 3" cds on wallpaper cover with floral design in blue & red on off-white, addressed to a Col. Ball, "in hospital wounded Staunton Va. Care Post Surgeon," etc., left side flap missing, Fine and rare, beautiful usage, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
3,750
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