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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 (Tex. thru Balances.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
981°
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 981, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Anderson Tex. Feb. 14, Anderson Tex. Feb. 14Anderson Tex. Feb. 14. Circular datestamp with matching "Paid" handstamp on adversity folded letter to Houston made from blue lined paper, datelined "Head Qrts 1st Reg. Mtd. Reserves, Camp Robertson (Near Plantersville) Txs. Fby. 12, (18)65", letter pertains to cotton, Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
982
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 982, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Burkeville Texas, Jan. 16, 1863, Burkeville Texas, Jan. 16, 1863Burkeville Texas, Jan. 16, 1863. Ms. postmark and "Paid 10" on homemade cover to captain in 13th Regt., Texas Cavalry, Young's Brigade, Little Rock Ark., turned and sent to Jasper, upper left corner repaired and faint waterstaining at sides, otherwise Fine and scarce

E. 100-150
75
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983
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 983, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Caldwell Tex. Aug 2, Caldwell Tex. Aug 2Caldwell Tex. Aug 2. Bold circular datestamp on blue folded letter datelined "Fish Pond, July 27, 1864", to Independence Tex., ms. "Paid 10", fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
220
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984
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 984, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Millican Tex, Millican TexMillican Tex. Rimless dateless circle and "Due" straightline on green cover to Bastrop Tex., two addresses (one faint) and various docketing, small tears and slight toning, otherwise Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
100
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985
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 985, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)San Augustine Tex. Jun. 28, San Augustine Tex. Jun. 28San Augustine Tex. Jun. 28. Red circular datestamp, matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual light filing pinholes, Very Fine and choice

E. 150-200
160
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986
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 986, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Fredericksburg Va. Dec. 6, Fredericksburg Va. Dec. 6Fredericksburg Va. Dec. 6. Circular datestamp with bold large "Due 10" two-line handstamp on buff cover to Glenn Springs S.C., soldier's endorsement, Extremely Fine, scarce Due marking

E. 150-200
75
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987
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 987, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Richmond Va. Sep. 13, 1861, Richmond Va. Sep. 13, 1861Richmond Va. Sep. 13, 1861. Neat circular datestamp and "Paid 10" in circle on red and blue 8-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Athens Ga., with original enclosure datelined "Camp Cobb, Richmond Va. Sept. 12th, 1861", interesting contents regarding camp life, cover with expert repair along left edge, appears Very Fine

E. 500-750
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988
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 988, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Sheperdstown [West] Va. Jan. 21, Sheperdstown [West] Va. Jan. 21Sheperdstown [West] Va. Jan. 21. Cold circular datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps on turned cover, inside with "Middleway Va. Jan. 2 Paid 5" ms. pmk., used first to Sheperdstown, then to military address in Winchester Va., fresh and Very Fine, very scarce usage, ex Kohn

E. 200-300
675
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989
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 989, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Richmond "Advertised 2", Richmond "Advertised 2"Richmond "Advertised 2". Light strike of framed handstamp on lilac cover to Richmond Va., "Tudor Hall Dec. 12, 1861" circular datestamp and "Due 5", faint "Richmond Va. Dec. 20, 1861" datestamp, soldier's endorsement at left, slightly reduced at left not affecting docketing, still Very Fine usage

E. 100-150
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990
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 990, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Richmond Va. Aug. 6, 1862, Richmond Va. Aug. 6, 1862Richmond Va. Aug. 6, 1862. Circular datestamp, with "Due 10" straightline handstamp on Mounted Dragoon and Verse Patriotic cover to Bennettsville P.O. S.C., ms. "Hampton's Legion" soldier's endorsement at top right, lightened toning spots, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
450
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991
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 991, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Palmetto Tree, Palmetto TreePalmetto Tree. Light drawing in pencil at top left of cover depicting the Palmetto of S.C. on homemade cover with "Richmond Va. Mar. 25, 1863" circular datestamp and "Due 10", to Pendleton S.C., fresh and Very Fine, the Palmetto patriotic drawing is probably contemporary, but this cover must be offered "as is"

E. 200-300
100
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992
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 992, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Richmond Va. Mar. 10, 1862, Richmond Va. Mar. 10, 1862Richmond Va. Mar. 10, 1862. Circular datestamp with "Paid" handstamp on folded printed notice regarding tax on slaves, to Page C.H. Va., fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
150
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993
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 993, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Richmond Va. Dec. 13, 1861, Richmond Va. Dec. 13, 1861Richmond Va. Dec. 13, 1861. Mostly clear circular datestamp and "Post Office Business/Free" in circle, two partly clear strikes on orange-buff cover to postmaster of Taylors Creek S.C., two backflaps skillfully added, appears Fine, extremely rare markings

E. 400-500
500
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994
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 994, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Verdiersville Va. Aug. 30, Verdiersville Va. Aug. 30Verdiersville Va. Aug. 30. Perfectly clear circular datestamp with day in ms. and "Paid 5" handstamp on folded letter datelined "Orange, Aug. 27th, 1861", Extremely Fine and choice

E. 400-500
260
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995
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Sale Number 834, Lot Number 995, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Tex. thru Balances.)Yorktown Va. Dec. 9, Yorktown Va. Dec. 9Yorktown Va. Dec. 9. Light strike of circular datestamp with ms. "10" on 11-Star Confederate Flag, Cannon and Verse Patriotic cover to Oxford Ga., sent from a private in Cobbs Geo. Legion, cover reduced at right and minor edge wear, Fine

E. 300-400
400
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996
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Handstamped Paid Covers. Seventeen, range of towns and markings incl. Americus Ga., Roswell Ga., Savannah Ga., Washington Ga., Ashville N.C., Carolina City N.C., Louisburgh N.C., Warrenton N.C., Charleston S.C. (three, incl. one with "Paid 5" in circle and two with "Paid 10" in circle), Lexington Va., Orange C.H. Va., most have clearly legible strikes of both the town datestamp and rates, few small faults to be expected, overall Very Fine and interesting group

E. 1,500-2,000
1,150
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997
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Handstamped Paid Covers. Six, incl. red Sparta Ga., Macon Ga., Augusta Ga., Griffin Ga., Savannah Ga., Ninety Six S.C., few small faults, all appear Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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998
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Confederate Stampless Covers. Eleven, all different incl. six "Due 10", two "Due 5", two "Paid 10" and one "Paid 5", one from Carthage Tex. to Nacogdoches, some faults, still an interesting group

E. 300-400
375
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999
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Confederate Stampless Covers and Correspondence. Four stampless covers and seven letters, covers with Va. town circular datestamps incl. three with "Paid 5", "Due 5" and "Paid 5cts.", to S.C., letters incl. two from soldiers, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
400
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