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Sale 801 — Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 June, 1998

Category — Independent and C.S.A. Usages

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
284
 
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 284, Independent and C.S.A. UsagesMobile Ala. Mar. 5, 1861, Mobile Ala. Mar. 5, 1861Mobile Ala. Mar. 5, 1861. Boldly struck double-circle ds on horizontal pair of 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), well-centered, light corner creases, single short perf at bottom left, still Very Fine appearing Confederate usage from Mobile

E. 150-200
160
285
 
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 285, Independent and C.S.A. UsagesMobile Ala. Apr. 9, 1861, Mobile Ala. Apr. 9, 1861Mobile Ala. Apr. 9, 1861. Neatly struck double-circle ds on 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), Very Fine Confederate usage, with 1980 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
160
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286
 
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 286, Independent and C.S.A. UsagesMontgomery Ala. Jan. 13, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Jan. 13, 1861Montgomery Ala. Jan. 13, 1861. Perfectly struck cds ties three 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on small yellow piece, each stamp s.e. at left and two stamps with small faults, Very Fine Confederate usage of U.S. stamps, Alabama seceded from the Union only two days before this, on Jan. 11

E. 200-300
160
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287
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 287, Independent and C.S.A. UsagesKey West Fla. Mar. 28, 1861, Key West Fla. Mar. 28, 1861Key West Fla. Mar. 28, 1861. Double-circle ds with grid cancel on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Blakely Ala., sender's routing "Via New Orleans" and "Pr. N.O. Mail Line", small sealed tear at top and some edge faults, still Very Fine, a rare example of the British-operated New Orleans Mail Line service with U.S. postage used in the Confederacy - Florida, Louisiana and Alabama were all members of the C.S.A. in March 1861 - signed Brian Green and with 1998 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
950
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288
 
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 288, Independent and C.S.A. UsagesAtlanta Ga. Apr. 3, 1861, Atlanta Ga. Apr. 3, 1861Atlanta Ga. Apr. 3, 1861. Two strikes of cds tie 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A) on Southern Confederacy illustrated cover front only, addressed to Hon. A. H. Stephens at Crawfordville Ga., cover front slightly reduced, still a Fine and attractive Confederate usage

E. 500-750
400
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289
c
Macon Ga. May 31 (1861) - Last Day of U.S. Rates. Neat double-circle ds cancels 3c Star Die entire to Watkinsville Ga., fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
210
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290
c
Baton Rouge La. Mar. 3, 1861. Cds, matching grid cancels 3c Star Die entire to New Orleans, small nick at top right from opening, Very Fine

E. 150-200
80
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291
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 291, Independent and C.S.A. UsagesGreat Britain to New Orleans (Independent Statehood), Great Britain to New Orleans (Independent Statehood)Great Britain to New Orleans (Independent Statehood). "Birmingham A Ja 12 61 5" cds and "19 Cents" debit hs on folded letter to New Orleans, bold "Boston Br. Packet 26 Jan. 24" 24c due cds, Feb. 1, 1861 receipt docketing indicates this letter arrived during brief Louisiana Independent Statehood period from Jan. 26 to Feb. 4, file folds, Very Fine

E. 200-300
130
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292
c
Brandon Miss. May 16, 1861. Cds ties 3c Dull Red (26) on buff Attorney's corner card cover to Carrolton Miss., Fine and attractive Confederate usage

E. 150-200
375
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293
c
Macon Miss. Jan. 17 (1861). Bold double-circle ds, matching grid cancels 3c Star Die entire to New Orleans, fresh and Very Fine Independent State usage

E. 150-200
110
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294
c
Natchez Miss. Jan. 26, 1861. Cds ties 3c Dull Red (26) on buff entire to Natchez Miss., second strike of indistinct cds also ties stamp (different town), receipt docketing at left, Very Fine and interesting usage, the Natchez cds was applied on receipt, a very interesting Independent State usage

E. 200-300
160
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295
c
Vicksburg Miss. May 31 (1861) - Last Day of U.S. Rates. Double-circle ds, matching small grid cancels 3c Star Die entire to Carroll, Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, "To be mailed in Vicksburg" and "Per Emma Bett" sender's routing instructions for the Confederate mail packet boat by that name, usual light filing holes, Very Fine and very unusual usage, carried on the Emma Bett and put into the mails in Vicksburg on the last day of U.S. rates in the Confederacy

E. 400-500
210
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296
c
Vicksburg Miss. Mar. 12 (1861). Double-circle ds, matching "Paid" cancels 3c Star Die entire to Carroll, Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual light filing holes, fresh and Very Fine Confederate usage

E. 150-200
75
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297
 
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 297, Independent and C.S.A. UsagesCharleston S.C. Feb. 27, 1861, Charleston S.C. Feb. 27, 1861Charleston S.C. Feb. 27, 1861. Neat cds, matching grid cancels 3c Dull Red (26) on piece, fresh and Very Fine, used the first month that South Carolina was admitted to the Confederacy

E. 150-200
0
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298
c
Charleston S.C. Feb. 15, 1861. Bold double-circle ds, matching target ties 3c Dull Red (26) on orange cover to Marion C.H. S.C., some smudging of ink in address, Very Fine Confederate usage

E. 100-150
30
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299
c
Galveston Tex. May 22, 1861. Double-circle ds with "1860" error yeardate, matching grid cancels 3c Star Die entire to East Plainfield N.H., fresh and Very Fine Confederate usage from March 6-May 31, 1861, an interesting usage

E. 300-400
150
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300
c
Tyler Texas Apr. 30 (1861). Neat cds on 3c Star Die entire to New Orleans La., cancelled by pen strokes, expertly repaired at top and in part of address panel, Fine

E. 150-200
115
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