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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — General Issues on Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
266
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 266, General Issues on Cover5c Olive Green, Stone 1 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1 (1c). Bottom sheet margin, large at sides and barely in at top, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. 1 Dec." circular datestamp on blue embossed United States Hotel corner card cover to Pendleton S.C., part of top flap removed and small mended nick at top, otherwise Very Fine, ex Kohn

E. 300-400
300
267
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 267, General Issues on Cover5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Clipped transfer at right, large margins to barely in, tied by light strike of town datestamp on cover to Somerset Va., Very Fine, scarce example of this variety on cover

E. 200-300
115
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268
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 268, General Issues on Cover5c Green, Stone 1 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1 (1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Position 31, huge margins to just barely in incl. sheet margin at left showing part of mysterious plate mark, tied by light strike of "Richmond Va. Jan. 27, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to the Consul General of France at Norfolk Va., Very Fine, scarce, sent shortly before occupation of Norfolk by U.S. forces, ex Knapp

E. 200-300
450
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269
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 269, General Issues on Cover5c Light Green, Stone 1 (1a), 5c Light Green, Stone 1 (1a)5c Light Green, Stone 1 (1a). Huge margins all around, tied by neat strike of blue grid, matching "Raleigh N.C. Ju? 6, 186?" double-circle datestamp on cover to Hillsborough N.C., Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
350
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270
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 270, General Issues on Cover5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Full margins, tied by perfect strike of "Albermarle La. Mar. 19, 1862" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Maj. Gen'l. John L. Lewis at New Orleans, interesting contents (with transcription) regarding orders exempting certain able-bodied persons from duty, some edgewear, Very Fine

E. 200-300
550
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271
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 271, General Issues on Cover5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Margins to in, tied by partly clear Goldsborough N.C. circular datestamp on 11-Star Confederate Flag, Cannon and Verse Patriotic cover to Craigsville N.C., Bonitz imprint, cover with small fault in bottom right corner, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
280
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272
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 272, General Issues on Cover5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Horizontal pair, large margins, faults, tied by "Abbeville C.H. S.C. May 22" datestamps on homemade soldier's cover to Manchester Hospital Va. and forwarded to another hospital at Petersburg, 1862 docketing on back, Fine, unusual in that it was not assessed forwarding postage

E. 200-300
130
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273
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 273, General Issues on Cover10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins, rich color, tied by part strike of Taunton Va. circular datestamp on small cover to Mobile Ala., fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
425
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274
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 274, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large to huge margins, tied by bright green "Monticello Ga. Sep. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Clinton Ga., expertly repaired along edges, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Lehman, Shenfield and Haas

E. 750-1,000
1,250
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275
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 275, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by light strike of "Montgomery Ala. ? 21, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Macon Ga., Extremely Fine, ex Wolcott and Gibson

E. 200-300
170
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276
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 276, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Full to large margins, tied by "Warrenton Ga. Jun. 4" circular datestamp on cover to Augusta Ga., slightly reduced at sides, Very Fine, ex Judd

E. 150-200
220
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277
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 277, General Issues on Cover10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Large to huge margins all around incl. top right corner margin, tied by blue Dublin Va. circular datestamp on cover to Rural Retreat Va., trivial wear, Extremely Fine stamp, ex Finney, Hart, Haas and Hill

E. 300-400
425
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278
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 278, General Issues on Cover10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Large margins to just in, affixed over U.S. 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) and tied by bold "Richmond Va. Oct. 13, 1862" circular datestamp on orange cover to Curdsville Va., fresh and Very Fine, scarce usage, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

E. 500-750
425
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279
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 279, General Issues on Cover10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Large balanced margins, three short bold pen strokes, neat "Milford Va. Jany. 18" ms. cancel on small cover to Granite Hill N.C., fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
150
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280
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 280, General Issues on Cover10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e). Large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Oct. 21, 1862" circular datestamp on Surgeon General's Office official imprint cover to Petersburg Va., few faults to cover and stamp, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
270
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281
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 281, General Issues on Cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Vertical strip of three and vertical pair, large margins to in, tied by well-struck "Richmond Va. Mar. 7, 1863" datestamps on cover to Waynesboro Va., stamps affixed over blue advertising design at top left, some wear incl. small repairs at bottom, otherwise Fine, scarce, ex Hart, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as strip of five on cover $13,500.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
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282
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 282, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Stone 3 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 3 (4)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4). Large margins, tied by "Griffin Ga. Apr. 14" circular datestamp on 1862 folded letter to Milledgeville Ga., interesting contents about local Yankees, Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
280
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283
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 283, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, large margins all around, brilliant color, tied by "Hayneville Ala. May 3" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Tuscaloosa Ala., Extremely Fine, ex Hill

E. 300-400
575
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284
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 284, General Issues on Cover5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4). Vertical pair, huge top sheet margin, full margins other sides, light ms. cancels with ms. "Black Stocks July 22" cancel on fresh cover to Chester C.H. S.C., 1862 docketing at left, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
425
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285
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 285, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Stone 3 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 3 (4)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4). Large margins to clear, tied by "Charleston S.C. Apr. 8" double-circle datestamp on yellow cover to Gen. Pettigrew at Fredericksburg Va., "Due 5" handstamp and also in red crayon, 1862 docketing at left, Very Fine

E. 300-400
550
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286
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 286, General Issues on Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large to huge margins incl. "Hoyer & Ludwig" portion of imprint at bottom, tied by well-struck "Mobile Ala. Aug. 19, 1862" double-circle datestamp on orange cover to Vicksburg Miss., stamp with light corner crease at top right, cover with some minor edge restoration, appears Very Fine, scarce on cover with the imprint, ex Souren and Hill

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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287
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 287, General Issues on Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Enormous margins, bright color, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jul. 19, 1862" circular datestamp on unusual square-shaped cover to Pendleton Village S.C., Extremely Fine

E. 400-500
270
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288
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 288, General Issues on Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins, bright color, tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid Sep. 23" circular datestamp on homemade turned cover to Marietta Ga., inside bears horizontal pair of 5c Blue, Local (7), margins to in, tied by "Savannah Ga. Jun. 13" circular datestamp to same recipient in Marietta Ga., Very Fine, unusual usage with both originating postmarks from the same town and to the same recipient

E. 400-500
500
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289
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 289, General Issues on Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins incl. sheet margin at top, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 23, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Abbeville C.H. S.C., some overall wear, expert cosmetic edge improvements, Extremely Fine appearance

E. 300-400
350
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290
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 290, General Issues on Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, tied by beautifully struck "Richmond Va. Aug. 18, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Yellow Branch P.O. Va., stamp and cover with toned spots, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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291
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 291, General Issues on Cover10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Large margins to just barely in, tied on back of cover by "Richmond Va. Jul. 14, 1862" circular datestamp to S.C., gently cleaned, Very Fine, scarce shade on cover, ex Finney and Hill

E. 750-1,000
850
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292
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 292, General Issues on Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Horizontal pair, large margins, tied by bold "Richmond Va. Jul. 3, 1862" circular datestamp on legal-size buff cover to an attorney at Loch Lomond Va., tiny expertly sealed opening tear at top, Very Fine pair and attractive cover, double 10c rate shortly after July 1st rate change, pairs of the 10c Rose are exceedingly rare on cover, ex Meroni, Exerett and Hill

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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293
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 293, General Issues on Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Vertical strip of three, tied by two strikes of "Atlanta Ga. Aug. 22, 1862" circular datestamp on courthouse cover "To the Clerk of the Superior Court of Green County, Greensboro, Geo.", with ms. "Rec'd this package from John Collison, one of the Commissioners to be forwarded by mail this 22nd August 1862 T.C. Howard P.M. Per R.M. Wall Ast P.M.", reverse signed across the seal and with ms. at top "Recd on usual Oath of the Post Master clear to open Sept. 9th, 1862 Isaac R. Hall, Clerk" reduced at sides and repaired at right, top stamp with piece out and bottom stamp with small diagonal crease, Fine appearing and very rare strip on cover

E. 2,000-3,000
0
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294
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 294, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two, tied by "Richmond Va. Oct. 4, 1863" circular datestamp on blue Wholesale Grocer's advertising cover to Clarksville Va., Very Fine

E. 150-200
325
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295
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 295, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in incl. sheet margin at left, tied by grids and "Salem N.C. Aug. 26" circular datestamp on red Salem Mutual Insurance corner card cover to military address at General Cook's Brigade in Richmond Va., stamps with few faults, barely reduced at right, Fine, attractive usage

E. 150-200
375
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296
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 296, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins, tied by light strikes of town datestamp on blue Commission Merchant's corner card cover to Covington Ga., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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297
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 297, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, huge margins to clear incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 26, 1863" circular datestamp on 11-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic cover to Lynchburg Va., some buckling from exposure to moisture, Very Fine

E. 400-500
260
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298
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 298, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to in, tied by light strike of "Staunton Va. May 31" circular datestamp on captured Union Patriotic cover with red and blue "United We Stand, Divided We Fall" slogan, to Marion Va., repair at bottom and some wear, still Fine, pretty cover

E. 200-300
300
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299
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 299, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, large margins to just in, tied by "Madison C.H. Va. Apr. 1" circular datestamp on 3c Red Star Die entire to Greenwood Depot Va., expertly cleaned and restored, Very Fine appearance, ex Finney and Hill

E. 150-200
230
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300
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 300, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large and even margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Mar. 24, 1863" circular datestamp on semi-official imprint entire to Chester C.H. S.C., slightly reduced at right, expertly cleaned and repaired, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
400
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301
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 301, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, full margins to just in, tied by "Winchester Va. Sep. 25" circular datestamp on cover to Augusta Ga., stamps affixed over U.S. 3c Rose (65), apparently uncancelled, on cover to Mt. Meridian Va., top stamp of pair folded down to reveal U.S. stamp, few small faults, Very Fine, most unusual usage, the recipient's town changed hands a few times during the war, the sender may have been covering his bets by using both stamps

E. 200-300
675
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302
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 302, General Issues on Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, enormous margins incl. sheet margin at left, tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid Apr. 7" circular datestamp on cover to Robertville S.C., gently cleaned, Extremely Fine, ex Haas

E. 150-200
180
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303
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 303, General Issues on Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Huge margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Oct. 3" circular datestamp on Office of the Commisisoner of Taxes imprint cover used locally, gently cleaned, Extremely Fine, ex Boker, Haas and Hill

E. 500-750
375
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304
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 304, General Issues on Cover2c Pale Red (8a), 2c Pale Red (8a)2c Pale Red (8a). Large even margins except tiny nick at top, tied by well-struck "Mobile Ala. Aug. 2" circular datestamp on yellow cover with overall Cement Company advertisement on back, to Mobile Ala., expertly repaired along edges, Very Fine appearance

E. 400-500
425
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305
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 305, General Issues on Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, tied by "Macon Ga. Nov. 13" double-circle datestamp on back of blue cover to Warthen's Stone Ga., cover with "10" handstamp on front, Extremely Fine, accompanying certificate states that stamp does not originate and the tying cancel is counterfeit -- in our opinion this is a perfectly genuine strike of the well-worn Macon datestamp and the stamp originated -- with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
200
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306
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 306, General Issues on Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Horizontal pair, large margins all around, fresh color, tied by "Tuscaloosa Ala. Nov. 12" circular datestamp on locally addressed legal-size cover, slightly reduced at bottom and right, expert repairs inside, still appears Very Fine, pairs of the 2c Brown Red are exceedingly rare on cover

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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307
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 307, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Huge margins, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Jul. 11" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Jackson Ala., Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
750
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308
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 308, General Issues on Cover10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b), 10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b)10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b). Ample margins to just touched, tied by light "Salem Va. Aug. 16" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from Roanoke College form, asking for assistance, staining removed and slight defects at upper left, otherwise Fine, a scarce adversity usage of the "TEN" stamp

E. 400-500
750
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309
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 309, General Issues on Cover10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9). Enormous margins incl. top right corner sheet margin, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Jul. 12" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Grove Hill Ala., barely reduced at right, expertly restored along edges, stamp slightly gum toned, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Hill

E. 500-750
625
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310
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 310, General Issues on Cover10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a), 10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a). Full margins, bright shade, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 18" (1863) circular datestamp on cover to Savannah Ga., slightly toned, otherwise Very Fine, this is a beautiful Milky Blue stamp from the First Printing, although not year-dated, it is probably Apr. 18, 1863, which would make this the earliest documented use of the "TEN" (current EDU in Scott is Apr. 23)

E. 500-750
750
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311
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 311, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large margins incl. two full framelines and part of frameline at top, tied by "Mobile Ala. Aug. 26" double-circle datestamp and placed over 3c Red Star Die entire to Cedar Spring Ga., expertly restored along edges, Very Fine appearance, ex Krieger and Hill

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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312
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 312, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Two full framelines with parts of adjoining stamps at top and left, into other two sides, tied by "Saltville Ga. Aug. 12" circular datestamp on brown cover to Martinsville Va., 1863 docketing at top, Very Fine and rare usage from Saltville Ga., ex Moody

E. 750-1,000
950
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313
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 313, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Pos. 83, complete framelines all around except where two small pieces out, tied by partial Wytheville Va. circular datestamp on cover to Lynchburg Va., signed Dietz and Ashbrook plating on reverse, Fine, rare usage from Wytheville

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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314
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 314, General Issues on Cover10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Enormous margins incl. sheet margin at left, tied by blue "Petersburgh Va. Jun. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Graham N.C., Extremely Fine, ex Lehman, Haas and Hill

E. 150-200
130
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315
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 315, General Issues on Cover10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Huge margins, tied by well-struck "Richmond Va. Nov. 28" circular datestamp on immaculate cover to Botetoute Springs Va., Extremely Fine Gem

E. 100-150
110
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316
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 316, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear, tied by violet "Augusta Ga. Aug. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Mayfield Ga., Very Fine, ex Hill, signed Dietz

E. 150-200
220
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317
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 317, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by deep violet "Lynchburg Va. Jul. 3" circular datestamp on brown cover to Chappel Hill N.C., cover with small pinholes and erosion spot in address, appears Very Fine, a scarce violet cancel

E. 75-100
65
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318
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 318, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins, tied by brown "Brownsburg Va. May 5" circular datestamp on cover to Lexington Va., Extremely Fine, scarce with the brown town cancel

E. 150-200
210
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319
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 319, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Full even margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 2" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from flyer for the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, to Charlotte N.C., exploded for display, Fine

E. 200-300
210
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320
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 320, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large to huge margins, tied by well-struck Richmond Va. circular datestamp on adversity cover made from actuarial table to Petersburg Va., 1863 docketing at left, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
280
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321
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 321, General Issues on Cover10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11). Jumbo margins incl. sheet margin at left, tied by neat "Richmond Va. Aug. 25" circular datestamp on cover to Murfreesborough N.C. and forwarded to Franklintown N.C., Extremely Fine, ex Emerson, Caspary, Morgan and Hill

E. 150-200
270
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322
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 322, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Clear to large margins, deep rich color, two short neat pen strokes, "Madison Fla. Augt. 24" ms. pmk. on cover to Anderson S.C., toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and scarce Confederate Florida usage

E. 100-150
0
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323
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 323, General Issues on Cover10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Horizontal pair, full even margins, light "Mobile Ala." double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from surveyor's paper to Marion Station Miss., Extremely Fine, ex Cole and Emerson

E. 200-300
210
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324
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 324, General Issues on Cover10c Deep Blue, Die A, Keatinge & Ball (11 K&B), 10c Deep Blue, Die A, Keatinge & Ball (11 K&B)10c Deep Blue, Die A, Keatinge & Ball (11 K&B). Jumbo margins, tied by "Albany Ga. Apr. 5, 1865" circular datestamp on cover to Ga., gently cleaned, Extremely Fine appearance, late usage, ex Tara and Hill

E. 150-200
210
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325
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 325, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e), 10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Tied by bold "Demopolis Ala. Apr. 17" circular datestamp on cover to Meridian Miss. and forwarded to Ala., few expertly mended tears, appears Very Fine, ex Hill, signed Dietz

E. 400-500
650
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326
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 326, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e), 10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Tied by "Demopolis Ala. 8 Feb." circular datestamp on cover to military address at Marietta Ga., fresh and Fine, ex Grant and Hill

E. 400-500
550
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327
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 327, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e), 10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Rich color, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Oct. 8" circular datestamp on small pink cover to Montgomery, so-called overpaid drop rate but probably mailed outside Montgomery and postmarked on arrival, Very Fine, choice perforated usage, ex Brooks, Everett and Hill

E. 400-500
1,300
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328
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 328, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e), 10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Dark shade, brownish gumstains, tied by red "Lynchburg Va." circular datestamp on brown cover to "Honorable J. C. Breckinridge, Secretary of War, Richmond Va." and marked "OB" for official business, cover with top flap removed and reduced at top, stamp and cover with waterstain, otherwise Fine, Breckinridge was appointed in Feb. 1865, making this a very late use of the officially perforated stamp -- also the only known use to a Confederate cabinet member -- ex Everett, with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
260
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329
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 329, General Issues on Cover10c Milky Blue, Die B (12), 10c Milky Blue, Die B (12)10c Milky Blue, Die B (12). Enormous margins incl. sheet margin at right, tied by neat strike of "Warren C.H. Geo. Oct. 24" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Greensboro Ga., Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp and cover

E. 200-300
0
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330
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 330, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large and even margins, affixed over 3c Red Star Die entire and tied by "Griffin Ga. Jul. 26" circular datestamp to Athens Ga., slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, scarce usage

E. 150-200
280
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331
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 331, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margins, tied by violet "Pendleton S.C. Oct. 5" circular datestamp on yellow corner card cover to Charleston S.C., Very Fine, attractive usage

E. 150-200
230
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332
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 332, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Sep. 17" circular datestamp on Commission Merchants corner card cover to Macon Ga., fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
220
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333
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 333, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge to large margins, tied by "Talladega Al. Oct. 1?" circular datestamp on green Grocer's advertising cover to Mobile Ala., 1863 docketing, minor cosmetic improvements, Very Fine appearance

E. 150-200
270
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334
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 334, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins all around, tied by "Anderson Tex. Nov. 28" circular datestamp on yellow turned cover to Galveston Tex., inside with stamp removed and used within Tex., minor cosmetic edge repairs, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Hill

E. 150-200
180
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335
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 335, General Issues on Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Sheet margin at bottom, ample margins other sides, readable strike of "Army of Tenn." field office handstamp, used on Standing Revolutionary War Soldiers and Verse Patriotic cover with Bonitz imprint, to Richmond Va., faults incl. repair at bottom right, Fine and rare use of Army of Tennessee handstamp on a Confederate Patriotic cover

E. 400-500
600
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336
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 336, General Issues on Cover10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B), 10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B). Enormous margins incl. top left corner margin, tied by Richmond circular datestamp on cover to Louisa C.H. Va., expertly mended, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Hill

E. 200-300
170
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337
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 337, General Issues on Cover10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B), 10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B). Large margins to just in incl. sheet margin at right, tied by "Abbeville C.H. S.C. Apr. 21" circular datestamp on 1865 homemade cover to Long Cane Ga., some toning, Fine, reportedly the latest recorded use of K & B used east of the Mississippi

E. 150-200
170
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338
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 338, General Issues on Cover10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B), 10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B). Huge margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. ?" circular datestamp on cover to Hamburgh's Va., stamp with few toned spots, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Hill

E. 100-150
160
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339
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 339, General Issues on Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Enormous margins all around incl. top right corner sheet margins, rich color, tied by neat strike of "Richmond Va. Apr. 19" circular datestamp on 1864 cover to Pattonsburgh Va.

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN INCREDIBLY RARE CORNER SHEET MARGIN COPY OF THE 20-CENT GREEN ON COVER. ARGUABLY THE MOST BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THIS STAMP ON COVER IN EXISTENCE.

Ex Emerson, Muzzy and Hill.

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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340
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 340, General Issues on Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Huge margins, tied by "Crockett Texas Jun. 15" circular datestamp on cover to Larissa Tex., 1864 docketing at top

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB 20-CENT GREEN ON COVER FROM TEXAS. ONE OF THE CHOICEST SINGLE USAGES EXTANT.

Ex Haas and Hill

E. 2,000-3,000
1,050
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341
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 341, General Issues on Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Huge margins to clear incl. sheet margin at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 2" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Buckingham C.H. Va., Very Fine, beautiful cover and stamp

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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342
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 342, General Issues on Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large and even margins, rich color on bright paper, tied by "Gainesville Ga. Jan. 15" circular datestamp on homemade legal-size cover to Jefferson Ga., vertical file fold at left far away from stamp, some edgewear, Extremely Fine

E. 750-1,000
300
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343
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 343, General Issues on Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to clear, tied by blue-green "Lynchburg Va. Apr. 28" circular datestamp on cover to Allen's Creek Va., lightly cleaned, Very Fine, ex Knapp, Judd, Spelman, Haas and Hill, signed Dietz

E. 500-750
800
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344
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 344, General Issues on Cover20c Green, Horizontal Half Used as 10c (13d), 20c Green, Horizontal Half Used as 10c (13d)20c Green, Horizontal Half Used as 10c (13d). Top half, tied by "Chapel Hill Tex. Jul. 1?" circular datestamp on cover to Hearne Tex., slightly reduced at right, expertly restored, Very Fine appearance, signed Ashbrook

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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