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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Group of Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1311
c
5c Green (1). Fifteen covers, range of shades, few better incl. one turned usage with inside stampless and with "Official Business" in ms., one used from Little Rock Ark., one wallpaper cover, one with four singles and endorsed "opened under general orders Spring 1862" and signed, few faults to be expected, most all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
1312
c
5c Green, 10c Blue, 5c Blue (1, 2, 4). 23 covers from S.C. towns, 21 with circular datestamps, two with ms. cancels, incl. Nos. 1 (twelve), 2 (five), 4 (six), better incl. No. 1 on both sides of turned cover, No. 1 (pair) tied by Bufords Bridge circular datestamp, No. 1 tied by Valhalla circular datestamp, No. 2 tied by Robertville circular datestamp, No. 2 tied by brown Gillisonville circular datestamp, No. 2 tied by State Junction circular datestamp, No. 2 on adversity cover made from female college application form, many with faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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1313
c
5c Blue, De La Rue and Local (6, 7). Eleven covers with stamps tied by S.C. town circular datestamps, incl. six with horizontal or vertical pairs, one with two horizontal pairs (one pair with pen cancels only), and four with singles incl. two on turned covers (other sides stampless), most with Charleston cancels, better incl. vertical pair tied by "Cheraw S.C. July 10" double-circle datestamp to Flat Rock N.C. with ms. "Flat Rock S.C. July 15" pmk. and ms. "Missent & Fowd.", couple with faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
800
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1314
c
5c Blue, De La Rue and Local (6, 7). Three covers, first No. 6, horizontal pair, tied by blue Charlottesville Va. double-circle datestamp on cover to Seven Islands Va., second No. 7, horizontal pair on London paper, tied by Graniteville S.C. circular datestamp on cover to Greenville S.C., third No. 7, vertical pair on local paper, tied by "Union Springs Ala. Mar. 13" circular datestamp on brown cover to Jackson Ala., stamps with ample to large margins, Very Fine

E. 300-400
475
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1315
c
5c Blue, 10c Blue (6, 11, 12). Five covers, incl. No. 6 (two with horizontal pairs ) Nos. 11, 11b and 12 (singles), better incl. one with top right sheet margin, one to Brig. Gen. J. Johnson Pettigrew, Hill's Division, Hill's Corps, Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-250
0
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1316
c
10c Blue, Dies A and B (11, 12). 26 covers incl. 23 from S.C. towns, most with town circular datestamps, better incl. three turned covers incl. one to a member of the "Stono Scouts", one adversity cover made from female college catalogue title page, good variety of towns, some faults to be expected, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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1317
c
10c Blue, Dies A and B (11, 12). Nineteen covers, many with large margins, range of origins, cancels and destinations, incl. immaculate No. 11 from Columbia S.C. to Mill Way S.C., few with ms. postmarks, one tied by red "Adairville Geo" handstamp, some faults to be expected, most appear Very Fine, interesting group

E. 300-400
575
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1318
c
Confederate General Issue Covers. Eighteen, incl. pair of No. 7 on adversity cover made from printed form, No. 2 on cover, pair of No. 7 on cover used in Tex., No. 4 two singles in different shades on cover, No. 11 on cover with original enclosure, two semi-official covers incl. No. 1 on Quartermaster General's Office imprint cover and No. 12 on War Dept. imprint cover, some faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
1,600
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1319
c
Confederate General Issue Covers. Fifteen, interesting range of usages, incl. two with No. 1, one with No. 2, also Confederate Patriotic with stamps missing, censored prisoner's letter from Camp Douglas (U.S. 3c stamp did not originate -- 1986 P.F. certificate), range of No. 6 and No. 7 covers, mixed condition

E. 400-500
1,050
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1320
c
South Carolina Civil War Balance. Four covers comprising one 3c Nesbitt with Official imprint and three Independent State usages incl. one 3c Dull Red (26), one 3c Red Nesbitt, and one 3c Red Star Die entire, cover with No. 26 with printed receipt for newspaper subscription, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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