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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 (Louisiana)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5234
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5234, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Alexandria La. Aug. 13, Alexandria La. Aug. 13Alexandria La. Aug. 13. Well-struck circular datestamp in red with matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful cover

E. 400-500
210
5235
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5235, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Bayou Goula La. Feb. 8, Bayou Goula La. Feb. 8Bayou Goula La. Feb. 8. Circular datestamp with day slug inverted, matching "Paid" in circle and large "10" on cover to Memphis Tenn., ms. "Paid 5c" (re-rated to 10c), missing part of backflap, Very Fine and unusual usage, ex Kohn

E. 400-500
210
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5236
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5236, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Bayou Sara/LA/JAN ("11" in ms.), Bayou Sara/LA/JAN ("11" in ms.)Bayou Sara/LA/JAN ("11" in ms.). Unusual town, state and month configuration in circle, boldly struck with "Paid" and "5" handstamp on yellow cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing pinholes and slight toning along top edge, Very Fine, only two examples of this town marking recorded by Everett, ex Emerson and Everett

E. 400-500
325
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5237
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5237, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Berwick City La. Jan. 21, Berwick City La. Jan. 21Berwick City La. Jan. 21. Large circular datestamp with ms. Pd. 5" on orange cover to Greensburg La., Extremely Fine

E. 400-500
260
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5238
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5238, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Clinton La. Jun. 11, 1861, Clinton La. Jun. 11, 1861Clinton La. Jun. 11, 1861. Neat circular datestamp with "Paid" in oval and "5" handstamps on orange cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing pinholes, Very Fine, early use, ex Emerson

E. 100-150
120
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5239
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5239, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Hermitage La. Feb. 5, Hermitage La. Feb. 5Hermitage La. Feb. 5. Circular datestamp in red with day and "5" rating in ms., matching "Paid" in oval handstamp, on orange cover to Port Gibson Miss., trivial edge faults at top from opening, Fine

E. 200-300
160
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5240
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5240, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Homer C.H. La. Jul. 3, Homer C.H. La. Jul. 3Homer C.H. La. Jul. 3. Bold circular datestamp with pencil "5" rating on orange cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, one letter in postmark strengthened slightly in pencil, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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5241
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5241, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Jeanerette La. June, Jeanerette La. JuneJeanerette La. June. Faint but readable strike of circular datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps, ms. "10" revaluing the rate, on cover to Loch Lomond Va., small toned spot at top, Fine, scarce town marking

E. 100-150
75
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5242
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5242, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Keachie La. Nov. 18, Keachie La. Nov. 18Keachie La. Nov. 18. Well-struck circular datestamp with "Paid" in oval and "10" handstamps on cover to Macon Ga., slightly reduced at right and slight waterstaining at top, Extremely Fine strikes

E. 150-200
80
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5243
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5243, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Lecomte La. Oct. 8, Lecomte La. Oct. 8Lecomte La. Oct. 8. Well-struck circular datestamp with "Paid" and "10" in circle handstamps on yellow cover to Hotel N.C., Very Fine and choice, ex Hill

E. 500-750
375
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5244
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5244, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Minden La. Sep. 15, Minden La. Sep. 15Minden La. Sep. 15. Circular datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps on orange cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing pinholes, fresh and Fine

E. 150-200
75
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5245
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5245, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)New Iberia La. Apr. 5, New Iberia La. Apr. 5New Iberia La. Apr. 5. Well-struck circular datestamp with "Paid" handstamp and ms. "5" rating on orange cover to New Orleans La., tape stain mark on back only, Very Fine and choice

E. 150-200
150
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5246
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5246, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Paincourtville La. Dec. 19, Paincourtville La. Dec. 19Paincourtville La. Dec. 19. Circular datestamp with "5" in circle handstamp and ms. "Paid 5c" on cover to Fort Adams Miss., with enclosure datelined "Highlands, Dec. the 18th 1861", some slight staining, Fine

E. 150-200
130
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5247
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5247, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Pattersonville La. Aug. 29, Pattersonville La. Aug. 29Pattersonville La. Aug. 29. Well-struck circular datestamp with neat "Paid 5" handstamp and ms. "Paid 5c" on buff cover to New Iberia La., Very Fine and choice

E. 200-300
125
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5248
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5248, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Pleasant Hill La., Pleasant Hill La.Pleasant Hill La.. Smudged but readable circular datestamp with "Paid" in oval on unrated brown cover to New Orleans La., barely reduced at top, Fine

E. 150-200
125
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5249
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5249, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Red River Landing La. Feb. 1?, Red River Landing La. Feb. 1?Red River Landing La. Feb. 1?. Circular datestamp in red with matching "Paid" and "5" in circle handstamps on cover to Vicksburg Miss., some toned spots, Fine

E. 150-200
75
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5250
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5250, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Saint Gabriel La. Nov. 5, Saint Gabriel La. Nov. 5Saint Gabriel La. Nov. 5. Circular datestamp with day in ms., neat boxed "Paid 5" handstamp, on cover to Plaquemine La., with original 1861-dated enclosure, opened slightly roughly at left, Fine

E. 150-200
160
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5251
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5251, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)St. Martainville La. Dec. 21, St. Martainville La. Dec. 21St. Martainville La. Dec. 21. Circular datestamp with bold "Paid 10" handstamp on cover addressed to Sec. of War at Richmond Va., barely reduced at top and missing top flap, Fine

E. 200-300
135
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5252
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5252, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Shreveport La. Jun. 17, 1861, Shreveport La. Jun. 17, 1861Shreveport La. Jun. 17, 1861. Neat double-circle datestamp with "Paid" in oval and "5" handstamps on yellow cover addressed to "New Orleans, Southern Confederacy", barely reduced at right, Very Fine and choice

E. 150-200
125
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5253
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5253, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Thibodeaux La. Jun. 8, 1861, Thibodeaux La. Jun. 8, 1861Thibodeaux La. Jun. 8, 1861. Bold circular datestamp with "Paid" in circle and "5" handstamps on cover to Gen. Braxton Bragg at Warrington Navy Yard in Fla., trivial wear, Very Fine and choice early usage, accompanied by Magnus portrait of Bragg

E. 400-500
220
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5254
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5254, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings (Louisiana)Vermillionville La. Aug. 20 (1861), Vermillionville La. Aug. 20 (1861)Vermillionville La. Aug. 20 (1861). Boldly struck dashed circular datestamp and "Paid" straightline on yellow cover to New Orleans, ms. receipt docketing, light soiling, Very Fine, ex Haas and Skinner

E. 750-1,000
475
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