Sale 840 — The Hall Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — Official and Semi-Official Imprints

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
526
c
Sale 840, Lot 526, Official and Semi-Official ImprintsPost Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Contract Bureau. Dietz Ty. I with H. St. George Offutt signature on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Fredericksburg Va. postmaster, "Richmond Va. Mar. 27" circular datestamp and "Free" handstamp, faint waterstain, still Extremely Fine and remarkably fresh

E. 300-400
280
527
c
Sale 840, Lot 527, Official and Semi-Official ImprintsPost Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Finance Bureau. Dietz Ty. I with Jno. Harrell signature on 3c Red Star Die entire to Pickens C.H. postmaster, bold "Richmond Va. Jan. 26" circular datestamp and "Free" handstamp, fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
350
Back to Top
528
c
Sale 840, Lot 528, Official and Semi-Official Imprints5c Bright Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Huge margins all around, rich color and intense impression, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 4, 1862" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Abingdon Va. with Confederate States Surgeon General's Office semi-official imprint, folded at left to reduce width for album page, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
325
Back to Top
529
c
Sale 840, Lot 529, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large to huge margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Nov. 15, 1861" circular datestamp on large cover with Confederate States, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office imprint, to 2nd Lieut. with La. Infantry at New Orleans, bold "ADV." (Advertised) handstamp, stains and faults but restorable, very rare usage

E. 150-200
290
Back to Top
530
c
Sale 840, Lot 530, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Blue, Paterson (2). Huge margins incl. top sheet margin, tied by bold "Richmond Va. Oct. 17, 1862" circular datestamp on brown cover to Winchester Va. with Confederate States, War Department, Surgeon General's Office imprint, slight wear and two flaps missing, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
375
Back to Top
531
c
Sale 840, Lot 531, Official and Semi-Official Imprints5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Two, one has top sheet margin, other sides large to clear, tied by "Austin Tex. Jul. 3, 1862" double-circle datestamp, struck again on legal-size State of Texas, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office semi-official imprint cover to Brig. Gen. Robert Becham at New Braunfels Tex., Very Fine, scarce usage, third day 10c rate

E. 300-400
350
Back to Top
532
c
Sale 840, Lot 532, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to slightly in at bottom, tied by bold "Richmond Va. Oct. 20, 1863" circular datestamp on gray lithographed State of Virginia, Office of the Auditor's semi-official cover to Petersburg Va., creased at bottom, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
200
Back to Top
533
c
Sale 840, Lot 533, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to ample at left, tied by "Selma Ala. Dec. 8" (1863) circular datestamp on Quartermaster's Dept., Selma Ala. imprint cover to Gen. W. P. Bocock, Demopolis Ala., neatly docketed in pencil, Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
230
Back to Top
534
c
Sale 840, Lot 534, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Three large margins, clear at right, tied by blue "Greensborough N.C. Nov. 5" circular datestamp on Chief Enrolling Office, 6th Congressional District, Greensborough N.C. imprint cover to Salem N.C., Very Fine

E. 150-200
260
Back to Top
535
c
Sale 840, Lot 535, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Blue, Die A (11). Full to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. May 12" circular datestamp on State of Virginia Executive Dept. imprint cover to General Hospital No. 3 at Lynchburg Va., stamp slightly gum toned, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
Back to Top
536
c
Sale 840, Lot 536, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Blue, Die B (12). Ample margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 28" (1864) circular datestamp on brown War Department, Surgeon General's Office imprint cover to General Hospital No. 3 at Lynchburg Va., neat pencil docketing, Very Fine

E. 100-150
210
Back to Top
537
c
Confederate Official and Semi-Official Imprint Covers. Eight covers, incl. two legal-size, incl. Office of Com'd'nt Conscripts, Tenn; War Dept. Nitre and Mining Bureau; Appointment Bureau on U.S. 3c Star Eie entire (two); Inspector of Hospitals; General Headquarters, few different frankings, few faults incl. toning and some wear, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 750-1,000
1,000
Back to Top