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Sale 801 — Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 June, 1998

Category — Federal Occupation and Post-War

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
246
c
"Bowling Green Ky. Feb. 17, 1862". Ms. sender's endorsement on cover to Athens Ohio, 3c Rose (65) tied by blue grid and "Louisville Ky. Feb. 23, 1862" double-circle ds, slightly reduced at right, few faults to stamp, Fine, this is the earliest known reoccupation marking from Bowling Green (cds did not come into use until March)

E. 150-200
0
247
c
"Bowling Green Ky. Feb. 20, 1862". Sender's ms. endorsement on Federal re-occupation cover to Athens O., 3c Rose (65), perfs trimmed, blue grid, matching "Louisville Ky. Feb. 23, 1862" double-circle ds, Bowling Green was evacuated by the Confederates on Feb. 14 - the Federal post office was reconstituted soon after - minor toning, with Galt House advertising circular

E. 150-200
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248
c
Bowling Green Ky., Federal Occupation. Three different Union patriotics, two with 3c Rose (65), one has soldier's letter endorsement, blue "Bowling Green Ky." double-circle ds dated Mar. 4 and 5, 1862, soon after Federal occupation post office obtained new cds, minor wear and toning, Fine group

E. 200-300
350
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249
c
Cave City Ky. Jun. 16. Blue cds with matching grid tying 3c Rose (65) on cover to Searsburg N.Y., slightly reduced at right and light edge wear barely affecting stamp, Fine usage from a post office captured from the Confederates in 1862

E. 100-150
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250
c
Frankfort Ky. Three covers on exhibit page telling story of Frankfort, the second capital of Confederate Kentucky: U.S. Head-Quarters Kentucky Militia imprint cover with 3c 1861; 1c 1861 on 1c Star Die tied by Frankfort cds (2c printed matter rate); C.S.A. War Dept. legal-size imprint cover to R. Hawes, second Governor of Confederate Kentucky, with four 10c No. 11 & 12, paying two 20c rates (Richmond to Athens, forwarded to Nelly's Ford), faults, a Fine and interesting exhibit trio

E. 200-300
300
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251
c
Lebanon Ky. Jan. 2 (1863). Cds on buff cover to Freeport O., soldier's endorsement and original letter with commentary on military events in Kentucky incl. mention of Morgan's Raiders, slight wear, still Very Fine

E. 100-150
170
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252
c
"Mam Cave Ky Jan. 17th 1867". Ms. pmk. ties 3c Rose (65) on Mammoth Cave Hotel corner card cover to Frankfort, Very Fine, Mammoth Cave was an important source of bat guano - rare

E. 100-150
150
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253
c
1c Blue, Ty. V, 1c Blue (24, 63). Two No. 63's, tied by blue targets, matching "Midway Ky. Oct. 31" (1863) cds on buff cover to Paris Ky., with letter enclosure, No. 24 faint gum stain, rough opening at right mended on back, otherwise Fine, use of demonetized stamps seems to have been tolerated more in Kentucky, even at this late date

E. 400-500
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254
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 254, Federal Occupation and Post-War3c Red, F. Grill (94), 3c Red, F. Grill (94)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Pulled perfs, tied by blue quartered cork, matching "Louisville Ky. Feb. 3" cds on publisher's green lithographed advertsing cover to A. H. Stephens at Crawfordville Ga., beautiful building design, docketed in Stephens' hand on back, minor flap faults, still Very Fine

E. 150-200
250
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