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Sale 801 — Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 June, 1998

Category — Pre-War Kentucky and Neutrality Period

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1
c
3c Dull Red (26). Corner clipped, tied by blue "Louisville Ky. Dec. 14, 1860" cds on yellow cover to Pawtucket R.I. with striking blue woodcut advertisement with five buildings and street scene, Eaves imprint, some edge nicks and tears, still Fine, a magnificent design sent after South Carolina's secession and before Kentucky proclaimed neutrality

E. 400-500
450
2
c
3c Dull Red (26). Tied by blue "Louisville Ky. Apr. 15" cds on Tract Society "By Patience and Perseverance" green illustrated cover with slogan on sides, opened for display, splitting along folds, still Very Fine, and attractive cover, ex Judd, Grunin

E. 150-200
325
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3
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 3, Pre-War Kentucky and Neutrality Period3c Dull Red (26), 3c Dull Red (26)3c Dull Red (26). Tied by blue grid, matching "Louisville Ky. Jan. 18, 1861" double-circle ds on seed merchant's light gray advertising cover to New Orleans, scene of slaves working fields, pre-print foldover at left, fresh and Very Fine, Chase note on back

E. 100-150
280
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4
c
3c Dull Red (26). Tied by ms. "Springport Ky. March 20/61" pmk. on red and blue "Home Guard" Patriotic cover to Louisville, bold blue "Louisville * Advertised * Mar. 29" cds, Louisville May 31 cds and "Not Called For" in circle hs on back, Very Fine

E. 200-300
375
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5
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 5, Pre-War Kentucky and Neutrality Period3c Dull Red (26), 3c Dull Red (26)3c Dull Red (26). Tied by "Bryantsville Ky. Apr? 22" (1861) cds on red and blue Zouave & Flag Patriotic cover to Hatfield Mich., Very Fine

E. 150-200
85
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6
c
Bowling Green Ky. Jul. 30 (1861). Blue cds and "Drop 1" in circle on 3c Red Nesbitt entire (invalid) to local address, minor wrinkles and opening tear at left, still Fine, Bowling Green was still in Union control

E. 100-150
170
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