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Sale 834 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Civil War Patriotics

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
457
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 457, Civil War PatrioticsSiege and Capture of Fort Donelson, Siege and Capture of Fort DonelsonSiege and Capture of Fort Donelson. 3c Rose (65) tied by "Washington D.C. Dec. 3, 1862" double-circle datestamp on back of multicolored Magnus cover to Gratitude N.J., sender's instructions read "This Letter is for white William Hunt", with original enclosure (transcript accompanies) with some interesting comments such as "We passed Mr. Lincoln and Gen. McClellan on the way...We passed over the ground at Antietam, where our Army made its last and successful stand and from there drove the rebels back. You would think that lightning had struck the fields there, and left every thing a ruin and a wilderness.", stamp with light crease and top right corner torn off prior to use, ink splatter on printed design, minor edge wear, still Fine

E. 200-300
350
458
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 458, Civil War PatrioticsCols. Birney, Baxter and Gosline, Cols. Birney, Baxter and GoslineCols. Birney, Baxter and Gosline. Three portraits on cover with 3c Rose (65) tied by bold "Shepherdstown Pa. Apr. 18" circular datestamp to Harrisburg Pa., light edge toning and couple faint pressed creases, appears Very Fine, a scarce design

E. 150-200
100
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459
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 459, Civil War PatrioticsCamp Dennison Near Cincinnati, Camp Dennison Near CincinnatiCamp Dennison Near Cincinnati. Encampment scene, 3c Dull Red (26) tied by bold blue "Miamiville Ohio Jun. 11" circular datestamp to Ravenna O., couple faint toned spots, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Knapp, Foote

E. 300-400
160
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460
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 460, Civil War PatrioticsCamp Scene with Eagle and Medallion and "Connecticut", Camp Scene with Eagle and Medallion and "Connecticut"Camp Scene with Eagle and Medallion and "Connecticut". Blue overall design, 3c Rose (65) tied by target, "New Orleans La. Jul. 28, 1862" double-circle datestamp to Wilton Conn., light toning spots and slightly reduced at left, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
180
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461
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 461, Civil War PatrioticsCamp Scene with Eagle and Medallion and "Iowa", Camp Scene with Eagle and Medallion and "Iowa"Camp Scene with Eagle and Medallion and "Iowa". Brown overall design, 3c Rose (65), target cancel, "Afton Ioa. May. 2" circular datestamp to Burlington Ia., Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
210
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462
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 462, Civil War PatrioticsView of Cincinnati and River Boat, View of Cincinnati and River BoatView of Cincinnati and River Boat. Beautiful multicolored Magnus design, two 3c Rose (65) tied by "Washington D.C. Dec. 15, '63" double-circle datestamp and target, stencil address to Creek Centre N.Y., stamps have small faults, otherwise Very Fine, ex Wolcott

E. 400-500
650
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463
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 463, Civil War Patriotics"A Convention of Secessionists After The War", "A Convention of Secessionists After The War""A Convention of Secessionists After The War". 3c Dull Red (26) tied by blue "Springfield O. Jul. 11" circular datestamp to Columbus Ohio, slightly reduced at right and light overall toning, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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464
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 464, Civil War Patriotics"From Cotter's Battery Co. A, 1st Reg. Ohio Artillery", "From Cotter's Battery Co. A, 1st Reg. Ohio Artillery""From Cotter's Battery Co. A, 1st Reg. Ohio Artillery". Blue design, 3c Rose (65), straddle-margin single, blue grid cancel, matching "Louisville Ky. Dec. 10, 1861" double-circle datestamp to Col. Cotter, Middleburg O., with original letter written by Capt. Cotter datelined Camp Nevin, Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
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465
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 465, Civil War PatrioticsEagle and Shield, Transportation Motif, Eagle and Shield, Transportation MotifEagle and Shield, Transportation Motif. Beautiful overall Magnus design with huge Eagle with outstretched wings, steamship and train images, 1c Blue and 3c Rose (63, 65), tied by target and New York double-circle datestamp, to Col. James Hatfield, Sixth Regt. N.J. Vols., Washington D.C., 1c stamp trimmed into design at top and right, otherwise Very Fine, a rare and truly spectacular design

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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466
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 466, Civil War PatrioticsEllsworth Medallion with Eagle and Flag, Ellsworth Medallion with Eagle and FlagEllsworth Medallion with Eagle and Flag. Multicolor design with Ellsworth quote, 3c Rose (65) tied by grid and "New-York Sep. 24" circular datestamp to "J. Magee, 311 Chestnut St. Philadelphia Pa.," remarkably fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
130
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467
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 467, Civil War PatrioticsFlag and Verse, Flag and VerseFlag and Verse. Red and blue design, 1c Blue, Ty. I (18) and 3c Dull Red (26) tied by "New-York May 6" circular datestamp to "Whig Office, Troy N.Y." and forwarded to Rutland Vt., "Troy N.Y. May 6" double-circle datestamp, matching "3" and "Forwarded" in oval handstamp, 1861 docketing on reverse, light toning spots, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
300
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468
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 468, Civil War PatrioticsFlag, "Reading stands by the Red, White and Blue", Flag, "Reading stands by the Red, White and Blue"Flag, "Reading stands by the Red, White and Blue". 3c Dull Red (26), bright shade, tied by small three-bar grid, "Reading Mass. Jul. 1" circular datestamp to Barnstable Mass., Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
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469
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 469, Civil War PatrioticsFlag, FlagFlag. Red and blue design with attorney's corner card, 3c Rose (65) tied by blue circle of wedges, matching "Georgetown Del. Nov. 18" circular datestamp, to military address near Warrenton Va., Very Fine

E. 150-200
135
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470
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 470, Civil War PatrioticsFlags, Corn and Verse, "Sweet Flag of our Country", Flags, Corn and Verse, "Sweet Flag of our Country"Flags, Corn and Verse, "Sweet Flag of our Country". Red and blue design, 3c Rose (65) tied by grid with matching "Wooster Ohio Oct. 7" circular datestamp to Price Mich., Very Fine

E. 150-200
160
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471
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 471, Civil War PatrioticsCrossed Flags, "The Father of his Country...", Crossed Flags, "The Father of his Country..."Crossed Flags, "The Father of his Country...". Red and blue design, 3c Rose (65) tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Dec. 19" circular datestamp to Marshall Mich., light toning at edges, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
120
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472
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 472, Civil War PatrioticsFlags, FlagsFlags. Two covers, one with 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65), "Paid" in oval and tied by red "Boston Mass. Oct. 8" double-circle datestamp to Damariscotta Maine, other with Masonic motif and two 1c Blue (63) tied by Boston "Paid" in oval cancels, local usage, fresh and Extremely Fine, former with 1996 Richter certificate

E. 300-400
160
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473
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 473, Civil War PatrioticsLiberty, U.S. Treasury, Liberty, U.S. TreasuryLiberty, U.S. Treasury. Multicolored Magnus design, 3c Rose (65) tied by "Washington D.C. Feb. 3" circular datestamp to Chelsea Mass., Extremely Fine

E. 400-500
260
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474
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 474, Civil War PatrioticsLoyal States, Loyal StatesLoyal States. Two covers with overall design, Michigan in blue with 3c Dull Red (26) tied by Washington D.C. circular datestamp to Battle Creek Mich., Kentucky in brown with 3c Rose (65) tied by grid and matching "Philadelphia Pa. Feb. 11" circular datestamp to New York City, former slightly reduced at left, latter has tear on back, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
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475
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 475, Civil War PatrioticsMcClellan, McClellanMcClellan. Framed portrait in red, 3c Rose (65) tied by "Annapolis Md. Nov. 12, 1861" circular datestamp to East Hartford Conn., stamp has s.e. at left and perf faults at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
90
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476
c
U. S. Monitor. Five covers, each with original enclosure, three are from and two are sent to, one datelined "U.S. Monitor 'Passaic' February 13th 1864" and states in part "These Monitors are worse than the Ironsides in every way", all either from or to Dr. Edward Kershner who was Assistant Surgeon on board, some faults to be expected, a Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 300-400
650
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477
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 477, Civil War PatrioticsOhio, OhioOhio. Multicolor Magnus design to Leipzig, Germany, New York debit datestamp, ms. "Per Steamer China, closed mail" routing instructions, small piece out at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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478
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 478, Civil War PatrioticsPalmetto Flag, "Played Out!", Palmetto Flag, "Played Out!"Palmetto Flag, "Played Out!". Green anti-Confederate design, 3c Dull Red (26) cancelled by grid, "New-York Jul. 13, 1861" circular datestamp to Caledonia N.Y., remarkably fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
425
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479
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 479, Civil War PatrioticsScale, "Treason" and "Constitution", Scale, "Treason" and "Constitution"Scale, "Treason" and "Constitution". Red and blue design, 3c Dull Red (26) tied by ms. "A" and "Drakesville Iowa Aug. 1" circular datestamp, bold second strike at left, to Keokuk Ia., Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
230
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480
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 480, Civil War PatrioticsSoldier with Flag, Tents and Capitol, Soldier with Flag, Tents and CapitolSoldier with Flag, Tents and Capitol. Red and blue design, 1c Blue Ty. V (24) and two 3c Dull Red (26) tied by Boston large "Paid" grids, red Boston circular datestamp, to Belfast Me., cover with rounded bottom right corner, otherwise Very Fine, with 1996 Holcombe and Richter certificates

E. 200-300
150
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481
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 481, Civil War PatrioticsUnion Soldier's Death Grip, Union Soldier's Death GripUnion Soldier's Death Grip. Striking black design with verse, 3c Rose (65) tied by target, "Port Royal S.C. Feb. 6" circular datestamp to South Montville Me., small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
210
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482
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 482, Civil War Patriotics"Traitor Jeff" Cartoon, "Traitor Jeff" Cartoon"Traitor Jeff" Cartoon. 3c Rose (65) tied by target, "Port Royal S.C. Mar. 19" circular datestamp to Strong Me., fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
170
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483
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 483, Civil War PatrioticsWashington and McClellan, Washington and McClellanWashington and McClellan. Multicolor design with banner, 3c Rose (65) tied by bold "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. 17" circular datestamp and blue "U.S. Pension Office Jul. 3, 1863" oval datestamp, to Valhalla N.Y., Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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484
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 484, Civil War PatrioticsWashington, "Patriot of '76", Washington, "Patriot of '76"Washington, "Patriot of '76". Red and blue design, 3c Rose (65) tied by target, "Port Royal S.C. Feb. 4" circular datestamp to Tinga Pa., slightly reduced at left, otherwise Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
150
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485
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 485, Civil War Patriotics"Post Office Business", "Post Office Business""Post Office Business". Two covers with red and blue patriotic designs, one with shield in star design, "Post Office Business" two-line handstamp and matching "Free" to Third Asst. PMG, Washington, D.C., other with Liberty design, ms. "P.O.B.", "Free" handstamp and "Clay City Ill. Jul. 24" circular datestamp to St. Louis P.M., Very Fine

E. 200-300
220
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486
c
Union Patriotics. Five used incl. four with Port Royal S.C. circular datestamps (incl. one with original letter on matching patriotic lettersheet) and one with Beaufort S.C., also two different unused Confederate patriotic covers with Palmettos, Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-200
240
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487
c
Union Patriotic Cover Collection. 119, each with different design, better incl. overall red and blue flag, other flags, generals, Ellsworth, caricatures, eagles, Washington, Lincoln, also incl. four soldier's letters, one letter on stationery showing Ellsworth and seven unused patriotics, mixed condition, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
6,250
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