Sale 840 — The Hall Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
14
c
Sale 840, Lot 14, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsLake Village Ark. Jul. 10 (1861). Mostly clear strike of circular datestamp with "Paid/5 Cents" handstamped revalued with ms. "10" on buff cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. New Orleans, usual filing pinholes and tiny stain at left, Very Fine, an extremely rare revalued handstamped rate, ex Knapp

Sale 840, Lot 14, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due Markings
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Sale 840, Lot 14, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due Markings
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E. 750-1,000
1,500
15
c
Sale 840, Lot 15, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsFernandina Fla. Jan. 6, 1862. Bold circular datestamp with "Paid 5" handstamp on folded cover to Thompson Ga., some edge tears and toning spots, still Very Fine and scarce

E. 300-400
425
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16
c
Sale 840, Lot 16, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsCassville Ga. Oct. 1. Bold blue circular datestamp with matching "5 Paid" in circle on orange cover to Camp Harrison in Ga., Very Fine and choice, ex Knapp

E. 150-200
125
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17
c
Sale 840, Lot 17, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsGuyton Ga. Mar. 24. Distinctive datestamp made from loose type, woodcut "Paid 5" handstamp on cover to Mountville Ga., couple tiny edge tears, otherwise Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
375
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18
c
Sale 840, Lot 18, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsRaleigh N.C. Nov. 5 Paid 10. Blue double-circle datestamp and red "Paid 10" handstamp on cover to Palmetto Ga., some slight toning, otherwise Fine

E. 100-150
40
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19
c
Sale 840, Lot 19, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsStatesville N.C. Oct. 5 (1861). Partly clear circular datestamp and bold "Paid 5" woodcut framed handstamp on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Rannalsburg N.C., Very Fine

E. 100-150
350
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20
c
Sale 840, Lot 20, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsCorpus Christi Tex. Jun. 14. Well-struck circular datestamp, matching "Paid" in oval and ms. "10" on blue folded cover to New Orleans, two light vertical file folds, piece of cover missing at top left, still Very Fine strike

E. 200-300
260
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21
c
Sale 840, Lot 21, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsVictoria Tex. Aug. 2. Dark red circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on July 31, 1861 blue folded letter to Indianola Tex., fresh and Very Fine, scarce, ex Walcott

E. 150-200
210
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22
c
Sale 840, Lot 22, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsAlum Springs Va. Postmaster's pre-war printed corner card "Free./[Space for signature] P.M./Rockbridge/Alum Springs, Virg'a" in frame, "Free" and "P.M." crossed out in ms., brownish-black "Paid" straightline handstamp and ms. "10" rate, "Alum Springs Va." dateless circle with ms. "April 7" alongside on yellow cover to Lynchburg Va., non-contemporary blue handstamped numerals, small edge tears and corner nick

VERY FINE. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE ALUM SPRING'S POSTMASTER'S FRANK REVALUED WITH CONFEDERATE RATE.

This cover is the basis of the Dietz catalogue listing. It is the only recorded example of the Alum Spring's pre-war printed entire re-rated during the Confederate period.

Ex Ferrary, Adutt and Knapp

E. 1,000-1,500
3,500
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23
c
Sale 840, Lot 23, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsPortsmouth Va. 10 Paid Jul. 22, 1861. Bold blue integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to Warrenton N.C., some wear and flap tears, still an Extremely Fine strike

E. 100-150
90
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24
c
Sale 840, Lot 24, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsSmithfield Va. Dec. 10. Red circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "V" in oval handstamps on narrow cover to Black Walnut Va., Very Fine

E. 100-150
95
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25
c
Sale 840, Lot 25, Confederate Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsPAID 5/CENTS. Two-line rate handstamp without town marking on 3c Red Star Die entire to Quartermaster of 42nd Regt. Va. Vols. at Hunterville Va., erased pencil docketing, Very Fine and rare

E. 150-200
110
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26
c
Handstamped Paid Covers. 39 covers and one front only, wide range of town represented incl. Pocotaglio S.C., Port Gibson Miss., Greensboro Ala., Eufala Ala., Corinth Miss., Manassas Ga., others, mixed condition, few appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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