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Sale 795 — Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 October, 1997

Category — Semi-Official Imprints

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1363°
c
10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Full to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Nov. 12" cds on legal-size Quartermaster General's Office official cover to Camp Bryan Va., pencil "Monthly Report for November 1861", some slight cover wear, Very Fine and very early usage, the earliest recorded 10c Hoyer & Ludwig usage is November 8th, with 1994 A.P.S. certificate

E. 400-500
210
1364°
c
Sale Number 795, Lot Number 1364, Semi-Official Imprints10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Margins all around, bright shade, tied by bold "Richmond Va. Nov. 3, 1862" cds on Treasurer's Office imprint cover to Reuben Thom, Fredericksburg Va. postmaster who issued the provisional stamps, slight reduction and tiny tear at right, otherwise Very Fine and fresh

E. 400-500
425
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1365°
c
10c Blue, Paterson (2). Just touched at top left. to large margins, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Oct. 30, 1862" cds on Treasury Office corner card cover to Hillsboro N.C., reduced at right, Fine

E. 200-300
230
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1366°
c
10c Blue, Die A (11). Variety broken frameline at top, margins all around, rich color, tied by "Milledgeville Ga. Sep. 17" cds on buff cover with State of Georgia, Adjutant & Ins. Genls. Office imprint, to Eatonton Ga., Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
325
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1367°
c
5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a). Full margins except touched at bottom, incredibly deep shade, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Jun. 14" cds on buff cover with State of South Carolina, Head Quarters, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office imprint, to Chester S.C., neat 1862 docketing, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful cover

E. 400-500
650
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1368°
c
Sale Number 795, Lot Number 1368, Semi-Official Imprints10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c). Three large margins, in at right, tied by bold "Greenville C.H. S.C. May 13" (1864) cds on brown cover with Headquarters Post Command, and Chief Enrol'g Office, Fifth Cong. Dist. So. Ca., Official Business imprint, to Anderson C.H., turned and re-used to a Captain at Columbia S.C. with 10c Dark Blue, Die B (12d), large margins, affixed over flap and tied by "Anderson C.H. S.C. May 31" cds, opened for display, Very Fine, extremely unusual adversity usage of a scarce semi-official imprint cover

E. 400-500
550
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1369°
c
5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, just touched at left to large margins, tied by "Austin Tex. Sep. ?, 1862" cds on legal-size State of Texas Official Business cover from Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, addressed to Gen. Robert Bechem at New Braunfels Tex., 1863 docketing at left, Very Fine

E. 500-750
220
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1370°
c
10c Blue, Die A (11). Cut to shape (just touching in spots), tied by "Savannah Ga. Jan. 13" cds on Ordnance Office official imprint cover to Columbia S.C., the "Official Business" crossed out, with original enclosure which has matching letterhead, light edgewear, Fine, signed Brian Green who describes it as "unlisted imprint"

E. 200-300
210
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