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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — Magnus Patriotics

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
369
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 369, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus Panorama of Washington, Magnus Panorama of WashingtonMagnus Panorama of Washington. Horizontal pair of 3c Rose (65), tied by "Washington D.C. Nov. 26" circular datestamp on multicolored three-panel legal-size Panorama of Washington Patriotic cover to Englishtown N.J., with original enclosure with 33 different Magnus multicolored illustrations depicting scenes of Washington D.C., in an eight-part foldout, pair has small faults, cover has minor cosmetic edge repairs (not even noted on accompanying certificate), Very Fine, a beautiful and rare Magnus cover and enclosure, very few genuinely used examples of this design are are known, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
370
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 370, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus Camp Scene, Magnus Camp SceneMagnus Camp Scene. Design in gold, 3c Rose (65), bright color, tied by blue grid, matching "Louisville Ky. Mar. 20, 1863" double-circle datestamp, to Galesburg Ill., Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
550
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371
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 371, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus U.S. Naval Expedition, Magnus U.S. Naval ExpeditionMagnus U.S. Naval Expedition. Beautiful hand-colored design, with 3c Rose (65) affixed on back of cover and tied by "Alexandria Va. Jun. ?" double-circle datestamp, to Medford N.J., barely reduced at right, trivial edgewear, Very Fine

E. 500-750
575
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372
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 372, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus View of Washington D.C, Magnus View of Washington D.CMagnus View of Washington D.C. Pretty hand-colored two-panel design, 3c Rose (65), bright color, s.e. at left, tied by "Washington D.C. Oct. 9" double-circle datestamp, to Aldenville Pa., barely reduced at right, Very Fine

E. 200-300
230
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373
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 373, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus Lady Liberty and the Post Office, Magnus Lady Liberty and the Post OfficeMagnus Lady Liberty and the Post Office. Hand-colored two-panel design, 3c Rose (65), bright color approaching Pink shade, tied by faint strike of blue town datestamp (Frederick Md?), to Brandon Wis., stamp defective at bottom left, otherwise Fine, dealer's purple handstamp

E. 200-300
230
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374
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 374, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus Lady Liberty and the White House, Magnus Lady Liberty and the White HouseMagnus Lady Liberty and the White House. Hand-colored two-panel design, 3c Rose (65), brilliant color, tied by "Washington D.C. Oct. 21, 1861" circular datestamp, to Canandaigua N.Y., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine

E. 200-300
270
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375
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 375, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus U.S. Senate, Magnus U.S. SenateMagnus U.S. Senate. Two-panel design in bronze, 3c Rose (65), perfectly centered with wide margins, tied by well-struck "Washington D.C. Sep. 1, 1862" double-circle datestamp, to Burdett N.Y., slightly reduced at right and some edgewear, still Very Fine, scarce design

E. 400-500
200
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376
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 376, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus Missouri and Ohio, Magnus Missouri and OhioMagnus Missouri and Ohio. Two different multicolored two-panel designs, both with 3c Rose (65), Missouri with stamp tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Aug. 7 '64" double-circle datestamp and blue target to Centreville O., Ohio with stamp just tied by target, Old Point Comfort Va. circular datestamp to Roscoe O., each with toning and small tear, otherwise Fine

E. 400-500
600
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377
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 377, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus New Hampshire, Magnus New HampshireMagnus New Hampshire. Multicolored two-panel design, 3c Rose (65) tied by target, "Alexandria Va. Aug. 20" double-circle datestamp, to Mich., barely reduced at right, some minor soiling not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
350
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378
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 378, Magnus PatrioticsMagnus Pennsylvania, Magnus PennsylvaniaMagnus Pennsylvania. Multicolored two-panel design, 3c Rose (65) tied by "Alexandria Va. May 26, 186?" double-circle datestamp, with matching Magnus letterhead enclosure datelined "General Hospital, Alexandria Va." from a wounded soldier who describes encounter with Confederates and closes with "this sheet of paper I bought of a Duchman in my room. how do you like it. it is not my fancy", to North Bridgewater Mass., slightly reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

E. 400-500
800
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