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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — General Issues On Cover (No. 1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1146
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1146, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Full even margins, remarkably rich color, tied by blue "Nashville Ten. Dec. 6, 1861" circular datestamp on small yellow cover to Clifton Tenn., Extremely Fine, ex Caspary

285
280
1147
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1147, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Full even margins all around, tied by blue "Winchester Ten. Dec. 16" circular datestamp, second strike at left on 1861 folded letter to Fayetteville Tenn., Extremely Fine

285
240
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1148
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1148, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Large margins all around, tied by lightly struck "Unionville S.C." circular datestamp on small blue cover to Hardeeville S.C., stamp has minor faint toning in margin, otherwise Extremely Fine

275
160
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1149
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1149, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large even margins, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. 11 Dec." circular datestamp on small narrow cover to Charleston, few tiny toning spots, otherwise Extremely Fine

260
160
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1150
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1150, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Bright Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Bright Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Bright Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Full margins, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. 23 Dec." circular datestamp on light blue cover to Black Oak S.C., 1861 docketing, light toning from gummed backflap barely shows thru, Extremely Fine

260
160
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1151
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1151, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large even margins, rich color and sharp impression, tied by "Lynchburg Va. Jan. 18, 1862" circular datestamp on folded cover to Wytherville Va., Extremely Fine

250
200
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1152
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1152, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Enormous margins on all sides incl. sheet margin at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 25, 1863" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Lynchburg Va., Extremely Fine

250
300
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1153
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1153, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large to enormous margins with sheet margin at left, tied by perfectly struck "Mobile Ala. Mar. 2, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to New Providence Ala., slightly reduced at left, Very Fine

250
250
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1154
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1154, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Full even margins, tied by "Laurens C.H. S.C. Jan. 22" circular datestamp on buff homemade cover to Newbury C.H. S.C., Extremely Fine, ex Kohn, Telep

250
160
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1155
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1155, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Full margins all around, tied by red "Smithville Va. Dec. 17" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Portsmouth Va., small cover edge tear, expertly repaired backflap, otherwise Very Fine, scarce tied by a red town cancel

375
260
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1156
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1156, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Possibly a worn Stone A-B impression, large even margins all around, tied by well-struck "Georgetown S.C. Feb. 26" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to military address at Mar's Bluff S.C., light vertical file fold away from stamp, Extremely Fine

250
200
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1157
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1157, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Possibly a worn Stone A-B impression, full to large margins, tied by well-struck "Pensacola Fla. Nov. 1" circular datestamp on cover to Hamilton Ga., stamp wth surface scrape on forehead, otherwise Very Fine, scarce Florida usage, with 1991 P.F. certificate

360
450
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1158
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1158, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Light Green, Stone 1-2 (1a), 5c Light Green, Stone 1-2 (1a)5c Light Green, Stone 1-2 (1a). Full even margins all around, tied by bold strike of "New Orleans La. 13 Apr." (1862) circular datestamp on orange cover to Port Gibson Miss., fresh and Very Fine usage shortly before the fall of New Orleans

250
160
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1159
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1159, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Huge bottom margin with trace of adjoining stamp, others close to ample, tied by "New Orleans La. ? Feb." circular datestamp on cover to Meadville Miss., light soiling, Very Fine

250
160
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1160
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1160, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins incl. trace of adjoining stamp at left, clear at top and right, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Feb. 28" circular datestamp on 1862 blue folded letter on bank stationery to Danville Va., Very Fine

260
160
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1161
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1161, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Ample margins, tied by "Tudor Hall Va. Nov. 23, 1861" circular datestamp on fresh cover to Richmond Va., Very Fine, with 1994 Holcombe certificate

250
160
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1162
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1162, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Three large margins, just in at left, tied by bold "Charleston S.C. Mar. 10, 186-" circular datestamp on cover to Charleston with large "2" handstamp, this rare marking probably indicates the drop-letter rate, note on back regarding shipment of merchandise suggests this was brought into Charleston by a ship, minor wear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
2,900
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1163
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1163, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two singles, full margins to just in, tied by light strike of Feb. 1, 1862 circular datestamp on orange legal-size cover to Alexander Stephens at Richmond, cover also bears Savannah Ga, 10c Black Postmaster's Provisional and Control Mark (101XU4), crossed out with penstrokes, missing top flap as is usual for this correspondence and with docketing on back, some edge tears and overall wear, vertical file fold away from stamps, still Very Fine, exceedingly rare usage showing the previously prepared provisional superseded by regular postage

E. 750-1,000
600
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1164
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1164, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Horizontal pair, full to large margins all around, tied by "Yorktown Va." circular datestamp on light yellow cover to Macon Ga., Very Fine

400
230
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1165
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1165, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Dark Green, Stone 1-2 (1b), 5c Dark Green, Stone 1-2 (1b)5c Dark Green, Stone 1-2 (1b). Horizontal pair, full even margins, tied by "Richmond Va. ? 11, 1862" circular datestamp on orange cover to Cross Keys S.C., corner of cover nicked, left stamp has small scuff, otherwise Very Fine

400
270
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1166
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1166, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, fresh color, huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, cancelled by grids, "Atlanta Ga. May 6" circular datestamp on cover to Macon Ga. and forwarded to Athens Ga., forwarding postage paid by 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), tied by "Macon Ga. May 9" double-circle datestamp, some faint waterstains, still Very Fine and exceedingly scarce combination usage, ex Emerson

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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1167
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1167, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Three huge margins, just in at bottom, used with horizontal pair of 10c Blue, Paterson (2), partly scissors-separated between stamps, large margins except at top left of left stamp where part of design drawn in, cancelled by grids, "Talladega Ala. Feb. 10" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Newberry C.H. S.C., slightly reduced at left, some overall wear, still Fine, an unusual franking paying five-times 5c rate, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate

E. 400-500
400
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1168
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1168, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Margins to in, stamp creased prior to use, used with 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4) and tied by well-struck "Knoxville Ten. Sep. 23, 1862" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Abingdon Va., cover has minor cosmetic improvements, Fine and rare combination, ex Seybold

E. 300-400
260
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1169
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1169, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Large margins to in with margins slightly irregular, cancelled by three penstrokes and used inside of turned cover to Knoxville Tenn., matching Ga. ms. pmk., outside bears 5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4) tied by "Knoxville Ten." circular datestamp to Ga., opened for display, usual edge wear, still Very Fine, scarce turned usage

E. 300-400
270
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1170
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1170, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Three large margins, just in at right, used with 5c Blue, Local (7), large margins, tied by "Winchester Va. Nov. 12" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Harrisonburg Va., upper left corner of cover skillfully mended, otherwise Very Fine, scarce combination franking, ex Kohn

E. 300-400
800
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1171
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1171, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Vertical pair, sheet margin at bottom, other sides large to touched at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 3, 1862" circular datestamp on lady's embossed cover with scalloped flap imprinted with red and blue 10-Star Confederate Flag, to Elysian Fields Tex.

A VERY FINE AND SPECTACULAR PATRIOTIC COVER WITH CONFEDERATE 10-STAR FLAG PRINTED ON FLAP OF LADY'S EMBOSSED ENVELOPE.

The scarcity of stationery resulted in a wide variety of adversity measures, such as this flag imprint on a lady's envelope.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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1172
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1172, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Mostly ample irregular margins, slightly in at places, tied by blue "Norfolk Va. Jan. 23, 1862" circular datestamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic cover (Dietz F11-5) to Richmond, trivial opening flaws at left, still Fine and attractive, ex Judd, Everett and Hillmer

E. 750-1,000
475
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1173
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1173, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Average single tied by indistinct Va. town Jan. 1862 datestamp on 11-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic cover to Covesville, Va., small stain at right and minor toning, stamp with small piece out at left, still Fine, ex Hillmer

E. 150-200
170
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1174
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1174, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two large margins, in at top and right, tied by sharp "Montgomery Ala. Mar. 10, 1862" circular datestamp on yellow cover with red "Central Bank of Alabama" corner card to La Placa Ala., fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
950
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1175
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1175, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Full margins, light ms. "X" cancel, blue "Pendleton S.C. Feb. 18" circular datestamp on light yellow cover with Druggist's illustrated corner card to Picken's C.H. S.C., Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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1176
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1176, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Light Green, Stone 1-2 (1a), 5c Light Green, Stone 1-2 (1a)5c Light Green, Stone 1-2 (1a). Vertical pair, full to large margins, tied by two neat strikes of "Eufala Ala. Sep. 3" datestamps on Commission Merchant's corner card cover to Fort Browder Ala., light cover bend does not affect pair, Very Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
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1177
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1177, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Large margins to just in, tied by "Richmond Va. Dec. ?" circular datestamp on Commission Merchants red lithographed advertising cover to Covington Va., fresh and Fine, an attractive usage

E. 200-300
750
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1178
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1178, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Full margins at sides, close at top and bottom, tied by "Charleston S.C." double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from militia supplies order form, to Macon Ga., one backflap with sealed tear, appears Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
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1179
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1179, General Issues On Cover (No. 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1c), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1c)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1c). Three large margins, just in at bottom, tied by "Milledgeville Ga." circular datestamp on aqua blue-green wallpaper cover to Americus Ga., opened for diplay, cover slightly rduced at right, Very Fine

E. 200-300
550
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