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Sale 841 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History/Foreign

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1001°
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1001, Confederate StatesRobert E. Lee, Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee. Confederate general and commander of the Army of Northern Virginia

A VERY FINE AND RARE ROBERT E. LEE FIELD COVER TO MRS. RANDOLPH AT RICHMOND.

Autograph endorsement "R. E. Lee Genl" on orange field cover addressed in his hand to "Mrs. Randolph, Richmond Va." also endorsed "Missus Stuart" at bottom left.

Accompanied by 1983 P.F. certificate and letter from Charles Hamilton

E. 4,000-5,000
5,750
1002
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1002, Confederate StatesAdams Express Company, Great Eastern, Western & Southern Express Forwarders, New-York, Adams Express Company, Great Eastern, Western & Southern Express Forwarders, New-YorkAdams Express Company, Great Eastern, Western & Southern Express Forwarders, New-York. Large blue oval handstamp on 3c Red Star Die entire to Athens Tenn., oval "Harnden's Express Macon Ga. Jun. 6" handstamp cancels entire, barely reduced at left

EXTREMELY FINE. A VERY RARE USAGE CARRIED ENTIRELY OUTSIDE OF THE MAILS AND SHOWING THE NAMES OF TWO EXPRESS COMPANIES. A GREAT SHOWPIECE.

The Harnden's name, owned by Adams Express, was retained at certain offices in Georgia.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,300
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1003
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1003, Confederate StatesAm. Letter Exp. Co. Louisville Ky. 367 Green, Am. Letter Exp. Co. Louisville Ky. 367 GreenAm. Letter Exp. Co. Louisville Ky. 367 Green. Bold blue circular handstamp on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire to Louisville, originated in seceded state, U.S. 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), horizontal pair and single, affixed to reverse and tied by blue grids, single tied by second strike of American Letter Express circular handstamp, expertly repaired at top, appears Extremely Fine, an extremely rare usage

E. 1,000-1,500
1,050
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1004
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1004, Confederate StatesUnionville S.C. May 28 (1861), Unionville S.C. May 28 (1861)Unionville S.C. May 28 (1861). Circular datestamp ties 3c Dull Red (26) on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover to Manassas Junction Va., stamp removed and replaced, otherwise Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
325
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1005
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1005, Confederate States"So. N. Port [Ga.] Mar th 27", "So. N. Port [Ga.] Mar th 27""So. N. Port [Ga.] Mar th 27". Ms. pmk., 3c Dull Red (26) with penstroke cancel on cover to Palmer Mass., original enclosure dated 1861, barely reduced at top, Fine and rare Confederate States usage from South Newport Ga.

E. 100-150
0
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1006
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1006, Confederate StatesIncoming Mail from Rome to New Orleans, Post-War, Incoming Mail from Rome to New Orleans, Post-WarIncoming Mail from Rome to New Orleans, Post-War. Two horizontal pairs of Roman States 8b Black (9), close to large margins, tied by grid in diamonds on folded cover to the Archbishop of New Orleans, "Roma 20 Giu '65" circular datestamp, red Marseilles transit and N.Y. credit datestamps, red "9" handstamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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1007
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1007, Confederate StatesLittle Rock Ark, Little Rock ArkLittle Rock Ark. Double-circle datestamp on brown adversity cover made from unused printed Post Office ledger sheet for Brownsville Ark., to New Salem Tx. and forwarded to Plenitude Tex., "New Salem Tx. Apr. 27th '63" ms. pmk. at top, sender was soldier in Texas Vol. Infantry Co. K (Young's Regt.), Very Fine

E. 75-100
280
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1008
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Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1008, Confederate StatesCalhoun Ga. Jul. 18, Calhoun Ga. Jul. 18Calhoun Ga. Jul. 18. Circular datestamp, matching "Paid" in circle and "5" hs on cover to Jasper Ga., slightly reduced at left, scotch tape stain at bottom left, otherwise Fine

E. 100-150
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1009
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1009, Confederate StatesCamp Shenandoah Va. Apr. 18, Camp Shenandoah Va. Apr. 18Camp Shenandoah Va. Apr. 18. Neat circular datestamp on cover to Box Springs Ga., soldier's endorsement at top, marked "Due 10" in blue crayon, reduced at right from opening, some overall wear, still Fine and rare Camp Shenandoah marking which is two days later than any other known marking from this camp

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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1010
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1010, Confederate StatesRichmond 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 expertly repaired along left edge, cleaned and pressed, appears Very Fine, with 2001 C.S.A. certificate and typed transcription of enclosure

E. 400-500
350
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1011
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1011, Confederate StatesRichmond Va. Jun. 25, 1861, Richmond Va. Jun. 25, 1861Richmond Va. Jun. 25, 1861. Light strike of circular datestamp on 10-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover to Mount Sylvan Tex., matching "Paid 10" in circle, slightly reduced at right and some staining, Fine, rare early patriotic with unusual layout of the stars, with 2000 C.S.A. certificate

E. 200-300
375
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1012
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Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1012, Confederate StatesRichmond Va. Dec. 7, 1861, Richmond Va. Dec. 7, 1861Richmond Va. Dec. 7, 1861. Circular datestamp with matching "Due 10" hs on Mounted Dragoon patriotic cover to Big Oak Miss., docketing at left, barely reduced at right, some slight wear, Fine, with 2000 C.S.A. certificate

E. 300-400
270
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1013
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1013, Confederate StatesSaltville Va. Sep. 12, Saltville Va. Sep. 12Saltville Va. Sep. 12. Boldly struck green circular datestamp, matching "Paid" in circle on homemade cover to Austinville Va., slightly reduced at T., repaired tear at T., Very Fine strikes, rare green cancels and unusual without any rate markings, ex Kohn

E. 200-300
0
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1014
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1014, Confederate StatesWinchester Va. Jul. 16, Winchester Va. Jul. 16Winchester Va. Jul. 16. Circular datestamp struck over 10-Star Confederate Flag patriotic cover to Locust Dale Va., "Paid 5" hs, barely reduced at right, Very Fine, rare, with 1999 P.F. and 2000 C.S.A. certificates

E. 300-400
450
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1015
c
Handstamped Paid Covers. 28 covers, incl. one turned usage, range of states and town incl. Ga., S.C., N.C., Va., Ark., Tex., mostly "Paid 5" but also a few "Paid 10" handstamps, mixed condition, many are Fine, several with C.S.A. certificates

E. 500-750
700
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1016
c
Confederate South Carolina Balance. Five covers incl. one with bold red Charleston S.C. Jul. 25 12-1/2. integral-rate circular datestamp on fresh light blue folded letter to Portland Me., ms. "pr. Steamer `Isabel'", No. 26 on cover with green embossed grocery corner card, one fake Confederate patriotic cover and Columbia S.C. college cover with C.S.A. No. 4 added, appear Very Fine, four with 2001 P.F. or P.S.E. certificate

E. 150-200
180
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1017
c
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1017, Confederate StatesConfederate 7-Star Flag Patriotic Cover, Confederate 7-Star Flag Patriotic CoverConfederate 7-Star Flag Patriotic Cover. Two unused, Dietz Nos. F7-27, fresh and Very Fine, a rare contemporary design

E. 100-150
125
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