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Sale 850 — The Dr. Karl Agre Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 September, 2002

Category — Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5097
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5097, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Benton Ark, Benton ArkBenton Ark. Dateless circle with unusual style type, altered pre-war "Paid 3" in circle with numeral removed and pencil "Paid 10" inserted, on cover to Port Lavacca Tex., slight wear around edges, still Fine, the only example recorded by Everett, ex Everett

E. 500-750
500
5098
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5098, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Buck Horn Ark. Apr. 28, Buck Horn Ark. Apr. 28Buck Horn Ark. Apr. 28. Well-struck circular datestamp, "Paid" and "5" in circle handstamp on 1862 folded letter to Memphis, from a supplier of telegraph poles who just lost 300 poles in rough water, Very Fine, one of two recorded Buck Horn covers and the only example of this rate, ex Everett

E. 500-750
825
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5099
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5099, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Camden Ark. Aug. 21, Camden Ark. Aug. 21Camden Ark. Aug. 21. Circular datestamp with "Paid" and "10" in circle handstamps on cover to Mulberry P.O. Ala., expert repair at top right and top flap reattached, Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
550
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5100
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5100, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)El Dorado Ark. Nov. 26, El Dorado Ark. Nov. 26El Dorado Ark. Nov. 26. Bold circular datestamp with day inverted, pencil "Paid 10cts" on orange cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans La., usual light filing holes, fresh and Fine

E. 300-400
800
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5101
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5101, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Helena Ark. Dec. 4, 1861, Helena Ark. Dec. 4, 1861Helena Ark. Dec. 4, 1861. Neat double-circle datestamp with "Paid" handstamp and ms. "10" rating on cover to Palmer Springs Va., postal markings affected by cleaning, Fine appearance, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
220
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5102
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5102, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Jackson Port Ark. Sep. 26, Jackson Port Ark. Sep. 26Jackson Port Ark. Sep. 26. Rimless datestamp with ms. "Paid 5" on cover to Laconia Ark., with original 1861-dated enclosure, Fine and rare

E. 400-500
550
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5103
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5103, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Lake Village Ark. Mar. 17, Lake Village Ark. Mar. 17Lake Village Ark. Mar. 17. Clear circular datestamp with bold "PAID/5 CENTS" handstamp over ms. "Paid 5" on yellow cover to New Orleans, cover with light vertical creases, still Very Fine, choice example of this scarce rate handstamp, ex Emerson

E. 400-500
525
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5104
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5104, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Leaton Ark. Aug. 9, Leaton Ark. Aug. 9Leaton Ark. Aug. 9. Circular datestamp with date in ms. on cover to Norfolk Va., ms. "Paid 10", soldier's endorsement at top, some edge faults and toning, still Fine and rare, unlisted in Dietz, with 1994 C.S.A. certificate

E. 400-500
800
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5105
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5105, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Little Rock Ark., Little Rock Ark.Little Rock Ark.. Double-circle datestamp, date unclear, with neat "Paid 10" in circle handstamp on orange cover to Bellville Tex., trivial edgewear, fresh and Fine, scarce, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
350
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5106
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5106, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Napoleon Ark. Apr. 6, 1862, Napoleon Ark. Apr. 6, 1862Napoleon Ark. Apr. 6, 1862. Bold double-circle datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps on yellow cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual light filing holes, additional ms. "Paid", Very Fine

E. 300-400
550
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5107
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5107, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Paraclifta Ark. Mar. 18, Paraclifta Ark. Mar. 18Paraclifta Ark. Mar. 18. Circular datestamp with day and "Paid 10cts" in ms. on 1863 folded letter to Leaks Store Ark., Very Fine and scarce, ex Hill

E. 300-400
550
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5108
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5108, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Pine Bluff Ark. Oct. 4, 1861, Pine Bluff Ark. Oct. 4, 1861Pine Bluff Ark. Oct. 4, 1861. Neat strike of double-circle datestamp with "Paid 10" handstamp on cover to Wade's Bivouac N.C., slightly reduced at right (unevenly from opening) and small piece out at top right affecting rating mark, Fine appearance, scarce town marking, with 1992 C.S.A. certificate

E. 300-400
0
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5109
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5109, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Princeton Ark. Jan. 30, Princeton Ark. Jan. 30Princeton Ark. Jan. 30. Bold strike of greenish-blue circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "10" handstamps on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans La., usual light filing holes, Very Fine and very rare, only three examples of this handstamped Paid marking are recorded, ex Emerson and Everett

E. 500-750
550
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5110
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Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5110, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Searcy Ark. Feb. 15, Searcy Ark. Feb. 15Searcy Ark. Feb. 15. Neat circular datestamp with "Paid" in oval and "10" in circle handstamps on cover to Madisonville E. Tenn., slight toning at lower left corner, Very Fine

E. 400-500
290
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5111
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5111, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Taylor's Creek Ark. Nov. 18, Taylor's Creek Ark. Nov. 18Taylor's Creek Ark. Nov. 18. Circular datestamp with "Paid" handstamp and pencil "10" rating on yellow cover to Fort Mills S.C., slightly reduced at top, missing top flap and with repair at top, still almost Fine

E. 100-150
220
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5112
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5112, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Van Buren Ark. Oct. 26, Van Buren Ark. Oct. 26Van Buren Ark. Oct. 26. Circular datestamp with small "Paid" handstamp and ms. "10" rating on orange cover to Petersburg Va., 1861 docketing, slightly reduced at left, minor wear, few letters of circular datestamp strengthened, Fine appearance

E. 500-750
400
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5113
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5113, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Arkansas)Washington Ark. Apr. ?3, Washington Ark. Apr. ?3Washington Ark. Apr. ?3. Circular datestamp with "Paid" and large woodcut "5" handstamps on gray cover to Kaufman Tex., with enclosure datelined "Washington Ak. April 30th 1862" (possibly not original due to conflicting dates with cover), interesting contents incl. "They've been fighting at Ft. Jackson for some days and the "Crescent" of yesterdays arrival brings the news that the Ft. is taken and that a terrible panic prevails in the city there being no doubt that it will fall.", some slight edgewear, Fine

E. 400-500
950
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