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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1247
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1247, General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins, tied by "Mobile Ala. Jun. 9, 1865" double-circle datestamp with yeardate error on adversity cover made from ship's bill of lading, to Mobile address, opened for display, some edge wear, light vertical file fold affects stamp, still Very Fine, attractive usage, with 1968 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
675
1248
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1248, General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Three close to large margins, just in at right, affixed over obsolete U.S. 3c Red Nesbitt entire, tied by "Charleston S.C. Dec. 30, 1863" circular datestamp, local usage, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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1249
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1249, General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Three huge margins, ample at top, rich color, tied by bold "Richmond Va. Mar. 27" circular datestamp on two-page printed circular dated "March 14, 1864", regarding Virginia tax assessment, to Shenandoah C.H., bottom quarter of one page cut away, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
575
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1250
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1250, General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Horizontal strip of five, full margins to slightly in, rich color, tied by three strikes of "Charleston S.C. Aug. 26, 186(4)" circular datestamp on brown cover to Greenville S.C., with original letter from doctor datelined "Barrows, Near Monks Corner, Aug. 25th, 1864

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF A STRIP OF FIVE OF THE 2-CENT "RED JACK" USED TO PAY THE 10-CENT RATE.

Scott Retail for a strip of five on cover

5,000
2,300
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1251
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1251, General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9). Horizontal pair, three large margins, just barely in at top, bright First Printing shade, tied by "Charleston S.C. Apr. 27, 186-" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Aberville C.H. S.C., 1863 docketing, minor edge wear

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE FEW KNOWN "TEN" MULTIPLES USED ON COVER.

Ex Hart and Matz. With 1986 C.S.A. certificate stating "year date uncertain", but this is undoubtedly an April 1863 usage

3,000
2,200
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1252
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1252, General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Huge margins to ample at top, tied by two strikes of Va town circular datestamp on buff cover to Petersburg Va., cover slightly reduced at left with part of left backflap removed, still Very Fine, ex Meroni

1,600
550
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1253
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1253, General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Ample to large margins, showing full framelines at left and bottom and part at right, with trace of top line angled due to a pre-printing paper fold, tied by "Charleston S.C. Sep. 17" double-circle datestamp on fresh blue cover to Marietta Ga., stamp has faint pre-use crease, still Very Fine, with 1988 C.S.A. certificate

2,500
950
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1254
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1254, General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Full framelines at right and bottom, part of frameline at top, tied by well-struck "Sumter S.C. May 10, 1863" circular datestamp on small cover to Cheraw S.C., slightly reduced at left clear of stamp, Very Fine, ex Knapp

2,500
950
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1255
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1255, General Issues On Cover (Nos. 8 thru 10)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Showing full or almost full frameline on three sides, cancelled by neat ms., "Lewisburg Va. June 9" pmk. on cover to military address at Hamilton Crossing Va., some gum toning in stamp margin, otherwise Fine

2,500
950
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