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Sale 801 — Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 June, 1998

Category — Confederate Patriotics

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
681
c
Charlottesville Va. Aug. ?. Light strike of double-circle ds, matching "PAID" and "5" on 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic to University of Virginia, docketing at right reads " Capt. E. Blackford, 5th Ala. Regt., Rec'd. Aug. 8, 1861", trivial edge toning, a Very Fine and very rare seven-star patriotic, ex Wiseman

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
682
c
Winchester Va. Jun. 21, 1861. Double-circle ds, matching "Paid" and "10" on red and blue 12-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Kingston Ga., light file fold at top and some slight water stains at left, still Fine, an attractive early usage

E. 300-400
270
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683
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 683, Confederate PatrioticsPrentiss Miss. May 15 Paid 3, Prentiss Miss. May 15 Paid 3Prentiss Miss. May 15 Paid 3. Ms. pmk. (U.S. rate) on red and blue 8-star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Little Rock Ark., cover torn through design and repaired, also torn at right, still Fine, rare design used before June 1

E. 150-200
220
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684
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 684, Confederate Patriotics10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic, 10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic. Red and blue design on cover to Peters Creek Va., ms. "Pd 5" without any indication of town origin, Very Fine and scarce, unusual usage

E. 200-300
250
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685
c
Wilmington N.C. 5 Paid 19 Aug. 1861 cds with integral "3" rate changed to "5", clear strike on blue River Scene and Patriotic Verse cover to Laurel Branch N.C., trimmed all around and repaired tears, lower right corner repaired, still an attractive example of this very rare design, ex Matz, with 1998 C.S.A. certificate

E. 200-300
625
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686
c
5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Two large margins, other sides in, tied by "Gordonsville Va. Mar. 31" cds on orange cover with red and blue 12-Star Confederate Flag and Verse patriotic design (stars with six points each), addressed to Mrs. Jane W. Tiller, Ashland Va., the same addressee on the famous 10c Knoxville provisional cover, Very Fine, rare design, ex Judd, Gallagher

E. 1,000-1,500
1,250
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687
c
5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to just in at top right, tied by "Abingdon Va. 1861 Dec. 11" cds on 12-Star Confederate Flag and Cannon with "God and our Rights" slogan Patriotic to Gum Spring Va., top of stamp creased, appears Very Fine

E. 500-750
450
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688
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 688, Confederate Patriotics10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e). Large margins, tied by "Kinston N.C. Jan. 24" cds on Soldier & Verse Patriotic in black on buff, to Pittsborough N.C., cover creased horizontally along bottom, Very Fine and choice - Stone Y stamps on patriotics are far rarer than the Scott catalog value would indicate, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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689
c
10c Carmine Rose (5). Large margins, rich color in a shade that we see as identical to many certified Carmine stamps, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 4, 1862" cds on Captured Union Patriotic, Liberty & Flag design with verse, to Lawrence, Ga., part of backflap missing, light overall soiling and some reinforced edge wear

A VERY FINE AND MAGNFICENT CAPTURED UNION PATRIOTIC WITH THE 10-CENT CARMINE ROSE LITHOGRAPH.

With original enclosure headed, "Camp in the woods Va." from "Tom", who writes (in part), "Capt Langston was wounded in three places, but will get well, I think. He will suffer much." etc. He adds a P.S.: "I will send this in a Yankee envelope." Ex Everett, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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690
c
5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins all around, tied by indistinct blue Oct. 17 town ds on Cannon, Flag and Verse Patriotic cover to Oxford N.C., "Manfd. by W. & J. Bonitz, Goldsboro, N.C." imprint at left, left stamp torn at top, some toning affects both stamps, still Fine

E. 200-300
210
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691
c
5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, clear to large margins, lightly creased between stamps, tied by blue "Richmond Va." dateless circle on red and blue Revolutionary War Soldier and U.S. Flag Captured Northern Patriotic cover to Mobile Ala., pencil Jun. 6, 1863 receipt docketing on back, a bit worn around edges and small spot at bottom, Fine, ex Everett

E. 400-500
200
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692
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 692, Confederate Patriotics5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, ample margins to slightly in, folded over edges of cover, the left stamp showing plate flaw, tied by "Newmarket Va." cds on McClellan and Marching Troops Captured Union Patriotic cover to Blacksburg Va., some overall toning, missing backflap, still Fine and spectacular appearance

E. 500-750
425
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693
c
12-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic Used in Massachusetts. Large design in grayish violet on cover with 3c Rose Pink (64b) tied by grid, matching "Lawrence Mass. Oct. 11" cds, Boston street address written within design, scrapbook page remnants on back, stamp with small stain and surface rub, otherwise a Very Fine cover, a very rare and most unusual use of a Confederate patriotic from a New England sympathizer, with 1995 P.F. certificate

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