Sale 840 — The Hall Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — Miscellaneous and Balances

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
551
c
Sale 840, Lot 551, Miscellaneous and BalancesChattanooga Tenn. January 1?, 1864. Blue framed straighline ties 3c Rose (65) on yellow cover to Ohio, opened at left, Very Fine strike, scarce cancel, accompanied by small article describing that this cancel was only used as an army postmark, probably after General Grant made Chattanooga his headquarters

E. 200-300
60
552
c
Federal Civil War Cover Balance. Eleven covers, most bear U.S. No. 65 incl. one with Adams Express Company imprint, one with Chattanooga Tenn. straightline, one tied by blue "Banks' Division" circular datestamp, also stampless with oval "Soldier's Letter" handstamp held for postage, a few other interesting items, some faults incl. No. 65 added to prisoner's letter, few appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 200-300
290
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553
 
Balance of the Hall Confederate States Collection. Valuable holding of unused and used stamps and covers on oversize album pages, incl. significant group of No. 1 (58); few Fredericksburg provisionals; nine blocks of four and several strips of No. 8; thirteen blocks of four of No. 13; also some perforated in singles and a block, many identified as to position or other significant feature such as re-entry, etc., range of cancels, mixed condition but many are Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating holding

E. 5,000-7,500
5,250
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