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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
952
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 952, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Flat Rock N.C. June 14, Flat Rock N.C. June 14Flat Rock N.C. June 14. Clear circular datestamp with "Paid 5" in circle on adversity cover made from ledger paper, to Columbia S.C., 1862 docketing on back, Very Fine, ex Keeling

E. 150-200
210
953
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 953, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Flat Rock N.C. June 26, Flat Rock N.C. June 26Flat Rock N.C. June 26. Circular datestamp with "Paid 5" in circle on adversity cover made from ledger paper, to Columbia S.C., 1862 docketing on back, Very Fine

E. 150-200
100
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954
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 954, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Flat Rock N.C. Dec. 9, Flat Rock N.C. Dec. 9Flat Rock N.C. Dec. 9. Clear circular datestamp with bold "Paid 10" handstamp on homemade buff cover to Columbia S.C., 1862 docketing, Very Fine, ex Hill

E. 150-200
100
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955
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 955, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Flat Rock N.C. Dec. 2, Flat Rock N.C. Dec. 2Flat Rock N.C. Dec. 2. Bold circular datestamp with date changed from "1" to "2" with ms., "Paid 10" handstamp on homemade buff cover to Columbia S.C., 1862 docketing on back, Very Fine and choice

E. 200-300
110
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956
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 956, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Flat Rock N.C. Oct. 28, Flat Rock N.C. Oct. 28Flat Rock N.C. Oct. 28. Clear circular datestamp with bold "Paid 10" handstamp on homemade buff cover to Columbia S.C., 1862 docketing on back, Very Fine

E. 150-200
80
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957
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 957, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Flat Rock N.C. Aug. 14, Flat Rock N.C. Aug. 14Flat Rock N.C. Aug. 14. Clear circular datestamp with bold "Paid 10" handstamp on homemade buff cover to Columbia S.C., 1862 docketing on back, Very Fine, ex Keeling

E. 150-200
75
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958
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 958, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Blackville S.C. Jan. 16, Blackville S.C. Jan. 16Blackville S.C. Jan. 16. Circular datestamp with "10" in circle and "Paid" handstamps on small yellow cover to "John. Island Battery, Tyner Lucy's Battartily Co. B., S.C.", light creases, otherwise Fine

E. 100-150
130
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959
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 959, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Calhoun's Mills S.C. Sep. 15, Calhoun's Mills S.C. Sep. 15Calhoun's Mills S.C. Sep. 15. Bold circular datestamp with "Paid 10" handstamp and ms. "Paid 10", on cover to Smith's Turn S.C., forwarded to Due West S.C., roughly opened on back, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
220
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960
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 960, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Camden S.C. Oct. 3, Camden S.C. Oct. 3Camden S.C. Oct. 3. Lightly struck double-circle datestamp and "Paid 5" in circle handstamp on cover to Charleston S.C., 1861 docketing at left, Very Fine

E. 100-150
60
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961
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 961, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Camden S.C. Sep. 27, Camden S.C. Sep. 27Camden S.C. Sep. 27. Double-circle datestamp and "Paid 5" in circle with "5" crossed out on yellow cover to Aiken S.C., 1861 docketing, Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
55
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962
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 962, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Charleston S.C. Sep. 17, 1861, Charleston S.C. Sep. 17, 1861Charleston S.C. Sep. 17, 1861. Boldly struck circular datestamp and matching "Paid 2" in circle handstamp on locally addressed orange cover, very light horizontal file fold, Extremely Fine and choice drop rate letter, very rare in such pristine condition, ex Judd

E. 1,500-2,000
1,000
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963
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 963, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Charleston "Penny Post, Charleston "Penny PostCharleston "Penny Post." Ms. endorsement on small fresh white envelope to Charleston, red "Savannah Ga. 5 Mar. 7" circular datestamp, street address in corner, Extremely Fine and scarce example of carrier service in a Confederate city

E. 100-150
0
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964
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 964, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Columbia S.C. Jul. 23, Columbia S.C. Jul. 23Columbia S.C. Jul. 23. Bold blue circular datestamp, red crayon "Due 20" on buff cover to Glenn Springs S.C., soldier's endorsement "From Capt. Winsmith, Co. H., 1st Regt. S.C.V.", Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
300
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965
c
Columbia S.C. Four covers with blue circular datestamps, each with different combination of "Paid" in circle or straightline and large or small "5" or "10" rate handstamp, one with original letter, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
210
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965A
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 965A, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Columbia S.C. Mar. 22, Columbia S.C. Mar. 22Columbia S.C. Mar. 22. Blue circular datestamp, matching "Paid" in circle and large "10" handstamp on cover to Col. James Chesnut (whose wife was the famous Mary Chesnut), dockting indicates letter sent by Gen. Wade Hampton, backflap partly removed, Very Fine, ex Dietz

E. 200-300
210
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966°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 966, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Georgetown S.C. Apr. 9, Georgetown S.C. Apr. 9Georgetown S.C. Apr. 9. Circular datestamp with "Paid" and "2" handstamps on locally addressed brown cover, staining at left and right clear of markings, otherwise Very Fine, Everett records only two covers with the "Paid 2" handstamps

E. 200-300
210
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967
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 967, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Hamburg S.C. Paid Mar. 13, Hamburg S.C. Paid Mar. 13Hamburg S.C. Paid Mar. 13. Integral "Paid" circular datestamp on immaculate cover -- unsealed for circular rate -- to Fort Mills S.C., with original printed notice enclosure for annual meeting, Extremely Fine and rare marking

E. 500-750
375
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968
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 968, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Manning S.C. Apr. 30, Manning S.C. Apr. 30Manning S.C. Apr. 30. Circular datestamp, ms. "Paid 3c" on cover to Sumter S.C., most of top backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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969
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 969, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Pendleton S.C. "Paid 2 cts", Pendleton S.C. "Paid 2 cts"Pendleton S.C. "Paid 2 cts". Blue straightline handstamp with ms. rate for locally addressed homemade cover made from lined paper, Very Fine and choice, rare local use, ex Salzer

E. 400-500
525
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970
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 970, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Pomaria S.C. May 15, Pomaria S.C. May 15Pomaria S.C. May 15. Bold red circular datestamp, matching "Free" handstamp and "W.M. Summers P.M." on cover to Damascus S.C., faint waterstaining, otherwise Very Fine, for confirmation of Confederate usage, see lot 3107 in our Sale 787

E. 300-400
375
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971
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 971, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Sumter S.C. Aug. 28, Sumter S.C. Aug. 28Sumter S.C. Aug. 28. Circular datestamp with "Paid" and "10" in circle handstamps on auctioneer's gray lithographed advertising cover to Newberry S.C., small sealed tear at top left, light overall toning, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
450
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972
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 972, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Sumter S.C. Dec. 7, 1861, Sumter S.C. Dec. 7, 1861Sumter S.C. Dec. 7, 1861. Bold circular datestamp with "Paid" and "10" in circle handstamps on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Greenville S.C., Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
250
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973
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 973, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Sumter S.C. Aug. 8, 1861, Sumter S.C. Aug. 8, 1861Sumter S.C. Aug. 8, 1861. Circular datestamp with "Paid" and "10" in circle handstamps on homemade cover to Pocotaglio S.C., fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
105
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974
c
Tiller's Ferry S.C. Four stampless covers with ms. pmk. to Flat Rock S.C., two with original letters, one on embossed cover, last on turned cover with other side making return trip with ms. cancel on 10c Blue, Die A (11), with faults, appear Fine

E. 150-200
300
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975
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 975, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Williamston S.C. Jan. 20, Williamston S.C. Jan. 20Williamston S.C. Jan. 20. Circular datestamp with "5" in circle and "Paid" in oval handstamps on 1862 folded letter to Hurricane P.O. S.C., Very Fine

E. 150-200
90
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976
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 976, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Winnsborough S.C. Apr. 11, Winnsborough S.C. Apr. 11Winnsborough S.C. Apr. 11. Clear circular datestamp with "5" handstamp on cover to La Grange S.C. postmaster, without "Paid" handstamp (possibly unpaid), two small ink stains, Very Fine

E. 200-300
75
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977
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 977, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)Yorkville S.C. Jul. 28, Yorkville S.C. Jul. 28Yorkville S.C. Jul. 28. Circular datestamp with ms. "Paid 10" on blue adversity cover made from unused bank checks to Fort Mill S.C., Very Fine

E. 100-150
135
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978
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 978, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (N.C. thru S.C)"5 Cts. Paid", "5 Cts. Paid""5 Cts. Paid". Ms. on 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover with seven stars in white and four stars in black to Union C.H. S.C., no circular datestamp, light edge toning and top backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine, ex Matz

E. 400-500
450
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979
c
South Carolina Stampless. 22 covers, wide variety of towns, mostly circular datestamps, better incl. Adams Run on turned cover -- other side with 5c Blue (6) tied by grid and Winnsborough C.H. circular datestamp (ex Kohn), Cheraw, red Chester C.H., Darlington C.H. to Mars Bluff with original letter announcing the death of the slave (George the blacksmith), Florence, greenish-gray Ninety Six (ex Richey), green Spartanburg, Yorkville with ms. "Paid 20" on legal sized, many with original letters, some faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
625
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980
c
Soldier's Letters to South Carolina. Eight stampless covers, each with different markings, better incl. orange cover to Arnold's Mills with Chattanooga Ten. circular datestamp and "Due 10" handstamp with Hampton Legion soldier's endorsement, one with original letter, one adversity cover, most with faults, appear Fine

E. 150-200
325
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