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Sale 907 — Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 16 March, 2006

Category — Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2940
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2940, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (24, 26), 1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (24, 26)1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (24, 26). Tied by large Boston "Paid" grid, red "Boston Mass. Feb. 3" double-circle datestamp on 1861 cover to Milledgeville Ga. and forwarded to Montgomery Ala., "Milledgeville Ga. Feb. 8" datestamp and ms. "Ford. 3", some overall toning affects stamps, missing top flap and small piece out at bottom left, otherwise Fine, scarce usage, Georgia was admitted to the Confederacy on Feb. 4, four days before this was forwarded

E. 200-300
260
2941
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2941, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesNatchitoches La. Feb. 1, Natchitoches La. Feb. 1Natchitoches La. Feb. 1. Bold strike of circular datestamp cancels 3c Red Star Die entire to New Orleans La., clear strike of boxed "Adv. 1" handstamp of New Orleans, missing top flap and slightly reduced at left, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
280
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2942
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2942, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesLaredo Tex. Feb. 3, Laredo Tex. Feb. 3Laredo Tex. Feb. 3. Clear strike of circular datestamp on cover to Fredericksburg Va., missent to Fredericksburg Tex., bearing 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26) with ms. "X" (probably applied in Laredo) and tied by "Fredericksburgh Tex. Feb. 14" datestamp with day in ms., delivered to the correct Fredericksburgh, then forwarded to Washington D.C. and forwarded again back to Fredericksburgh, appropriate markings, Very Fine, scarce, the only reported Independent State usages known from either Laredo or Fredericksburgh Tex., ex Hall

E. 400-500
1,300
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2943
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2943, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Mar. 12" circular datestamp on blue 1861 hotel corner card cover to Milledgeville Ga. and forwarded to Augusta Ga., with original enclosure, forwarding postage paid by additional 3c stamp tied by "Milledgeville Ga. Mar. 16" datestamp, some slight toning, appears Fine, interesting usage sent from Baltimore into Confederate Georgia and then forwarded

E. 200-300
475
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2944
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2944, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Tied by "Washington D.C. Mar. 24, 1861" circular datestamp on cover addressed to Alexander Stephens in Savannah Ga. and forwarded to Crawfordville, forwarding postage paid by 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26) tied by "Savannah Ga. Mar. 28, 1861" datestamp, usual docketing on back, missing top flap as is usual for this correspondence and slightly reduced at top and with small edge repairs, still Very Fine, attractive Confederate States forwarded usage

E. 300-400
125
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2945
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2945, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesMontgomery Ala. Apr. 13, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Apr. 13, 1861Montgomery Ala. Apr. 13, 1861. Bold circular datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), used as forwarding postage on cover from Kansas to Howell Cobb in Montgomery, forwarded to Macon, 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26) tied at origin by "Leavenworth City Kas. Apr. 1" circular datestamp, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, rare and unusual usage from Kansas (the day after attack on Fort Sumter) to Confederate Alabama and forwarded within the Confederacy using U.S. postage

E. 500-750
525
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2946
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2946, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesMobile Ala. Apr. 4, 1861, Mobile Ala. Apr. 4, 1861Mobile Ala. Apr. 4, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp on 3c Red Star Die entire to Aberdeen Miss. and forwarded back to Mobile, part of original address reads "Str. Dixie", bold "Aberdeen Miss. Apr. 10" circular datestamp, ms. "ford, 3", Very Fine, attractive Confederate States forwarded use of the U.S. entire

E. 200-300
210
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2947
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2947, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesSavannah Ga. Apr. 29, 1861, Savannah Ga. Apr. 29, 1861Savannah Ga. Apr. 29, 1861. Strike of circular datestamp at left with grid ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26) on cover to Talbotton Ga. and forwarded to military address at Richmond Va., forwarding postage also paid by 3c, bold "Talbotton Ga. May 2, 1861 double-circle datestamp, "Forwarded" in oval handstamp, minor edgewear, Fine, unusual usage showing two Confederate usages of the U.S. stamp, ex Chase

E. 200-300
1,150
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2948
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2948, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesAlexandria Va. May 3, 1861, Alexandria Va. May 3, 1861Alexandria Va. May 3, 1861. Bold double-circle datestamp used as a forwarding marking on 3c Red Nesbitt entire, originating ms. pmk. of May 1, 1861, addressed to Alexandria and forwarded to Madison C.H. Va., ms. "Ford. 3", fresh and Very Fine Confederate State forwarded usage, Alexandria was occupied on May 24

E. 200-300
475
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2949
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2949, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesMobile Ala. May 6, 1861, Mobile Ala. May 6, 1861Mobile Ala. May 6, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26) on cover to Macon Ga. and forwarded to Athens Ga., neat "Macon Ga. May 11" double-circle datestamp with "Forwarded" and "Due 3" handstamps, slightly reduced at right, stamp with light bend, Very Fine, scarce Confederate usage of the U.S. stamp on a forwarded cover

E. 300-400
425
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2950
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2950, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesPensacola Fla. Jun. 15, Pensacola Fla. Jun. 15Pensacola Fla. Jun. 15. Clear strike of circular datestamp with "Paid" in circle on light yellow cover to Cahaba Ala. and forwarded to Taladega Ala., "Cahaba Ala. Jun. 18" datestamp with "Forwarded" and "5" handstamps, missing most of top flap and with repair at top left where piece missing, still Very Fine, attractive early handstamped Paid forwarded usage from Florida

E. 200-300
575
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2951
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2951, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesPensacola Fla. Jul. 29, Pensacola Fla. Jul. 29Pensacola Fla. Jul. 29. Bold strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" in circle handstamps on red and blue Confederate 11-Star Flag Patriotic cover to Gainesville Fla., missent to Ala. and with "Gainesville Ala. Aug. 2" datestamp, ms. "Missent" and "5", gently cleaned, Very Fine, scarce and attractive usage, as a missent letter it should not have been rated for the additional 5c postage

E. 500-750
2,200
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2952
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2952, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesCuthbert Ga. Dec. 13, Cuthbert Ga. Dec. 13Cuthbert Ga. Dec. 13. Clear strike of circular datestamp with "Paid" and "10" handstamps on green cover to Athens Ga., missent to Albany Ga. and with blue "Missent and Forwarded" tombstone handstamp, matching "Albany Ga. Dec. 15, 1862" datestamp, some minor wear, Very Fine, rare, the "Missent and Forwarded" marking is the only recorded Confederate usage of this device from any post office, it was evidently a marking left over from pre-Confederate days

E. 200-300
1,200
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2953
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2953, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesShelbyville Ten. Feb. 10, Shelbyville Ten. Feb. 10Shelbyville Ten. Feb. 10. Readable circular datestamp on cover with ms. Official designation at top, to Griffin Ga., clear strike of "Advertised" handstamp with ms. "2", some edgewear and slightly fade, still Fine, reportedly a unique usage of this advertised marking from Griffin

E. 200-300
260
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2954
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2954, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesMemphis Ten. Aug. 8, 1861, Memphis Ten. Aug. 8, 1861Memphis Ten. Aug. 8, 1861. Circular datestamp with ms. "Due 5" on red Jefferson Davis Medallion and Verse Patriotic cover to Macon Miss. and forwarded to Columbus Miss., the "Due 5" crossed out and re-rated "Paid 10", clear strike of "Macon Miss. Aug. 14" double-circle datestamp, slightly reduced at left, some overall wear and some minor restoration, appears Very Fine, scarce usage

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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2955
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2955, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesHalifax N.C. Jun. 3, 1862, Halifax N.C. Jun. 3, 1862Halifax N.C. Jun. 3, 1862. Bold strike of circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a map to Thomasville N.C., military origin with ms. troop designation at top left, well-struck "Forwarded" in octagon with ms. "Due 5cts.", some toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, probably a unique usage

E. 300-400
400
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2956
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2956, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesMocksville N.C. Dec. 21, Mocksville N.C. Dec. 21Mocksville N.C. Dec. 21. Clear strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid 10" handstamp on 3c Red Star Die entire to Raleigh N.C. and forwarded to Salisbury N.C., red "Raleigh N.C. Dec. 29" datestamp with inverted day slug, matching "Forwarded" and "Due 10" markings, small repair at top, appears Very Fine, attractive use of the demonetized entire (which paid no postage)

E. 200-300
675
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2957
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2957, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesRichmond Va. Feb. ?1, 1862, Richmond Va. Feb. ?1, 1862Richmond Va. Feb. ?1, 1862. Circular datestamp with "Paid 5cts." handstamp on cover addressed to "General Joseph R. Anderson, C.S. Army, Wilmington, North Carolina", ms. "Missent" and with "Wilmington N.C. Feb. 24" datestamp, some edgewear, Very Fine, General Anderson was commissioned a Brigadier General on September 3, 1861, he was first assigned to command the Confederate forces at Wilmington N.C., in April of 1862, he was reassigned to the area around Fredericksburg Va.

E. 200-300
450
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2958
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2958, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesKinston N.C. Oct. 21, Kinston N.C. Oct. 21Kinston N.C. Oct. 21. Circular datestamp on cover to Wadesboro N.C., ms. "By Flag of Truce" at bottom left and with J.B. Lyons's examiner's marking at top right, missent to Wilmington N.C., "Missent" and "Due 10" handstamps, additional censor's marking at top left (probably Union), , Very Fine, unusual missent civilian flag-of-truce usage

E. 300-400
475
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2959
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2959, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesRichmond Va. Oct. 30, Richmond Va. Oct. 30Richmond Va. Oct. 30. Neat strike of circular datestamp on Post Office Department Official imprint cover to Raleigh N.C. and forwarded to Greensboro N.C., light strike of "Raleigh N.C. Nov. ?" double-circle datestamp, some slight edgewear, still Very Fine, this is the only recorded example of a forwarded Official envelope, ex MacBride

E. 200-300
800
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2960
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2960, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesCharleston S.C. Jun. 29, 1861, Charleston S.C. Jun. 29, 1861Charleston S.C. Jun. 29, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp with matching "Paid 5" in circle on green embossed wholesale grocer's corner card cover to Manning C.H. S.C. and forwarded to Sumter S.C., July 2 forwarding datestamp, ms. "Forwarded Due 5c", few repaired edge tears, appears Very Fine, attractive handstamped Paid usage, illustrated in Dietz, ex Cohn

E. 300-400
750
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2961
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2961, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesCharleston S.C. Jun. 10, 1861, Charleston S.C. Jun. 10, 1861Charleston S.C. Jun. 10, 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid 5" in circle on cover to Pendleton S.C. and forwarded to Greenville S.C., blue "Pendleton S.C. Jun. 13" forwarding datestamp with matching "Paid 5", slightly reduced at right and tiny bit at top right, Very Fine

E. 150-200
350
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2962
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2962, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesRusk Texas Jul. 9, Rusk Texas Jul. 9Rusk Texas Jul. 9. Bold strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid 5" handstamp on blue folded cover to Dallas Tex. and forwarded to Ft. Smith Ark., "Dallas Tex. Jul. 16" forwarding datestamp with ms. "for'd 5", minor edgewear, Very Fine, scarce combination of the two Texas markings, ex Kohn, with 1974 C.S.A. certificate

E. 300-400
625
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2963
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2963, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesMacon Geo. Aug. 13, Macon Geo. Aug. 13Macon Geo. Aug. 13. Clear strike of circular datestamp with "Paid" and "10" handstamps on cover to Galveston Tex. and forwarded to Richmond Va., "Galveston Tex. Sep. 1" double-circle datestamp at left with second "Paid" and "10" handstamps, some edge tears and minor restoration, appears Very Fine, unusual usage, this crossed the Mississippi River twice

E. 150-200
475
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2964
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2964, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesGoodman Miss. Jan. ?, Goodman Miss. Jan. ?Goodman Miss. Jan. ?. Circular datestamp struck at top left of cover with ms. "Paid 10" to Orizaba Tex., missent to San Antonio, clear strike of "Missent" handstamp struck in green as well as matching "San Antonio Texas Jan. 28" circular datestamp, slightly reduced at right, cover refolded at top and some wear, still Very Fine, scarce usage, this is the only Goodman Miss. circular datestamp with "Paid" recorded, and also the only recorded forwarded usage from San Antonio, especially desirable with the green cancel

E. 500-750
975
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2965
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2965, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesNorfolk Va. Oct. 10, 1861, Norfolk Va. Oct. 10, 1861Norfolk Va. Oct. 10, 1861. Blue circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in circle and "5" handstamps on cover to Clover Station Va. and forwarded to Halifax C.H. Va., "Clover Depot Va. Oct. 22" datestamp with "Paid" in oval and ms. "5c" due marking, some overall wear, still Fine, scarce, this is the only recorded handstamped Paid usage from Clover Depot

E. 150-200
200
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2966
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2966, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesVan Buren Ark. Ap. 16, Van Buren Ark. Ap. 16Van Buren Ark. Ap. 16. Clear strike of circular datestamp with "Paid" handstamp on orange cover to Petersburg Va. and forwarded to Kittmmils N.C., blue "Petersburg Va. 5cts. Sep. 27" forwarding datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5", reduced and restored along edges, appears Very Fine

E. 150-200
475
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2967
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2967, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesWilliamsburg Va. Jun. 18, 1861, Williamsburg Va. Jun. 18, 1861Williamsburg Va. Jun. 18, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on orange cover to Richmond Va., bold "Advertised" in oval handstamp and "Richmond Va. Jun. 29, 1861" datestamp, expertly repaired cover tear and edge faults, appears Very Fine, early advertised usage

E. 200-300
300
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2968
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2968, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesSan Antonio Tex. Oct. 26, San Antonio Tex. Oct. 26San Antonio Tex. Oct. 26. Blue circular datestamp with red "Paid 10" handstamp on orange cover to Richmond Va. and forwarded to Chapel Hill N.C., "Richmond Va. Nov. 21, 1861" datestamp with octagonal "Forwarded 5" due marking, slightly reduced at right, some wear, still Very Fine, this is the only example of this "Paid 10" marking from San Antonio, with 1971 C.S.A. certificate

E. 200-300
1,500
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2969
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2969, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesAthens Ga. Jul. 15, Athens Ga. Jul. 15Athens Ga. Jul. 15. Cds with "Paid" and "10" handstamps on cover addressed to General Henry Jackson in Richmond Va. and forwarded to Monterey Va., bold "Richmond Va. Jul. 19, 1861" datestamp with unusual "Forwarded 5" marking, missing most of flaps and with repair at top, still Fine, scarce, sent before soldiers were allowed free forwarding of postage and so charged an extra 5c, only two examples of this "Forwarded 5" marking are known which must have been made early in the Confederacy, ex Kohn

E. 100-150
325
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2970
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2970, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesRichmond Va. May 14, 1863, Richmond Va. May 14, 1863Richmond Va. May 14, 1863. Clear strike of circular datestamp on Confederate 12-Star Flag and Cannon Patriotic cover to Richmond and forwarded to Covington Ga., "Due 10" and also with blue "Forwarded 10" octagonal handstamp, some edgewear, appears Very Fine, scarce and important usage, this cover proves that May 14 is the day that Richmond switched from using black to blue ink

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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2971
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2971, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesMobile Ala. Jun. 13, 1861, Mobile Ala. Jun. 13, 1861Mobile Ala. Jun. 13, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp with "Paid 5" in circle on cover to Richmond Va. and forwarded to Yorktown Va., "Richmond Va. Jun. 21, 1861" datestamp and boxed "Paid 5" handstamp, some edge tears, still Very Fine, unusual usage as most forwarded mail was sent with the forwarding postage due from the recipient

E. 200-300
200
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2972
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2972, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesHarrisonburg Va. Nov. 30, Harrisonburg Va. Nov. 30Harrisonburg Va. Nov. 30. Circular datestamp with "5" handstamp and ms. "5" for due postage on buff cover to Staunton Va. and forwarded to Fairfield Va., forwarding datestamp with "Forwarded" and "10" handstamps, fresh and Very Fine, scarce usage, with 1974 C.S.A. certificate

E. 200-300
400
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2973
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2973, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesHarper's Ferry Va. Jun. 4, 1861, Harper's Ferry Va. Jun. 4, 1861Harper's Ferry Va. Jun. 4, 1861. Strike of double-circle datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps on cover to Staunton Va. and forwarded to Lynchburg Va., June 7 forwarding datestamp and "Forwarded" handstamp, some slight edgewear, Very Fine, attractive early Confederate States forwarded usage, June 1 was the first day of the new 5c rate

E. 200-300
475
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2974
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2974, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised UsagesRichmond Va. Aug. 18, 1861, Richmond Va. Aug. 18, 1861Richmond Va. Aug. 18, 1861. Circular datestamp with "Paid 5cts." on orange cover to University of Virginia and forwarded to Lynchburg Va., blue "University of Virginia Va. Aug. 19" datestamp with matching "Forwarded" in oval and "5" handstamps, docketed at left, minor edgewear, Very Fine, this is the only recorded forwarded usage out of University of Virginia

E. 300-400
325
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2975
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2975, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Dull Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Dull Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Dull Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Margins slightly in on three sides, large at bottom, tied by bold "Memphis Ten/ Jan. 18, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to "Lt. James J. Hall, Woods Company, Neely's Regiment, Columbus, Ky.", redirected to Douglass's Regiment, "Columbus Ky." circular datestamp faintly struck, no additional postage charged, Very Fine, very rare Kentucky military usage

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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2976
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2976, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Green (1), 5c Green (1)5c Green (1). Large even margins all around, cancelled by ms. "#", matching "Dobson N.C. Feby. 15" ms. pmk. on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Raleigh N.C. and forwarded to Nashville Tenn., blue "Raleigh N.C. Feb. 24, 1862" double-circle datestamp and matching "Forwarded" handstamp with ms. "5", expertly restored with side flaps added, still appears Very Fine, scarce and attractive usage

E. 500-750
1,050
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2977
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2977, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Green 1), 5c Green 1)5c Green 1). Large margins to just touched, cancelled by three penstrokes, "Oxford N.C. Dec. 6" circular datestamp on cover to Portsmouth Va. and forwarded to Norfolk Va., blue "Portsmouth Va. Dec. 3, 1861" double-circle datestamp (wrong date slug inserted by postmaster) with matching "Forwarded" and "Free" handstamps, stamp with light creases, appears Very Fine, pretty cover

E. 400-500
900
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2978
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2978, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Green (1), 5c Green (1)5c Green (1). Large margins to clear, tied by "Wilmington N.C. Paid 5 Apr. 22" circular datestamp on cover to Richmond Va. and forwarded to Elizabethtown N.C., bold "Richmond Va. Apr. 24, 1862" and "Forwarded 5" in octagon markings, barely reduced at right and some expertly repaired edges, appears Very Fine, attractive usage

E. 400-500
1,200
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2979
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2979, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Green (1), 5c Green (1)5c Green (1). Large margins to just in, tied by indistinct N.C. circular datestamp on homemade cover to Birenstville S.C., ms "Missent and forwarded nothing due PM's fault", minor toning at top of stamp from gum, Very Fine, unusual notation for a missent cover which gives no indication of where it was missent

E. 300-400
280
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2980
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2980, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Green (1), 5c Green (1)5c Green (1). Two, large margins to just touched, tied by "Campagnole Ark. Jany. ?" ms. pmk. and "X"'s on blue 1862 folded letter to Trevilian's Depot Va. and forwarded to Martinsville Va., sender's instructions to "Please drop in some post office in Va.", "Trevilian's Depot Va. Mar. 8" forwarding datestamp with ms. "Due 10" for forwarding postage, Very Fine

E. 300-400
400
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2981
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2981, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages, 5c Green (1) Large margins to in, tied by "Grenada Miss. Apr. 24" circular datestamps on 1862 cover to New Orleans and forwarded to Canton Miss., mails suspended and with 5c Blue, De La Rue (7) tied by "Jackson Miss. May 17" datestamp, some edgewear incl. small piece out at bottom left corner, stamps with toning, still appears Fine, scarce usage, sent on the day New Orleans fell to Union troops

E. 200-300
475
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2982
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2982, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Green (1), 5c Green (1)5c Green (1). Large margins to just in, tied by "New Orleans La. Mar. 3" circular datestamp on orange cover with "Headquarters La. Troops Major-General's Office Official" imprint and addressed to "Major A. D. Harpers, Brigade Insp. & Chief of Staff, 1st Brigade La. Militia Troops", clear strike of boxed "Adv." handstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,050
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2983
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2983, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Mostly large margins, touched at bottom where roughly separated, used as forwarding postage on University of Alabama overall green lithographed college cover to Demopolis Ala., "Tuscaloosa Ala. Jun. 25" (1862) circular datestamp and "Paid 5" rate handstamp applied at origin, redirected to Columbus Miss. with 10c stamp tied by "Demopolis Ala. Jul. 2" circular datestamp -- second day of the new 10c rate -- fresh and Very Fine, a rare combination of the pre- and post-July 1st rates on one cover, a must for the collector specializing in Confederate rates, ex Keeling

E. 500-750
1,350
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2984
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2984, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large margins to just touched, tied by light strike of "Greensborough Ga. Dec. ?" circular datestamp on orange cover with Flour Mill advertising corner card "Mossingford Dep. Post Office, Danville R.R. Va." and missent to Danville Va., blue "Danville Va. Jan. 4" datestamp with matching "Missent" in oval handstamp, slightly reduced at left, small sealed tear at top left, appears Very Fine, colorful usage

E. 500-750
1,000
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2985
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2985, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Light Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2). Large margins, tied by "Holly Springs Miss. Nov. 22" circular datestamp on blue 1862 folded letter to Little Rock Ark. and forwarded to Washington Ark., neat strike of "Little Rock Ark. Dec. 20, 1862" double-circle datestamp also ties stamp, ms. "Ford. 10", fresh and Very Fine, the Confederate capital was moved from Little Rock to Washington in 1863

E. 300-400
750
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2986
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2986, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large margins to clear, tied by rimless "Forest Depot Va." town cancel on cover to Charlottesville Va., missent and with blue "Lynchburg Va. Oct. 16" and matching "Missent" markings, expertly silked in places, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
1,200
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2987
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2987, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins to full, deep rich color, tied by "Winchester Va. Jan. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Tennille Ga. and forwarded to Oconee Ga., Tennille datestamp also ties stamp, some edgewear and overall soiling, Very Fine, curiously, this was not charged for forwarding postage, probably because both towns are close to one another, with 1981 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
425
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2988
 
No Lot.
0
0
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2989
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2989, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of five, Positions 21-25, rich color, mostly large margins, touched at top, two stamps creased (one has small tear), tied by "Charleston S.C. Jul. 20, 1862" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Orangeburg S.C., redirected back to Charleston, small mended nicks at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, ex Keeling, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

13,500
7,500
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2990
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2990, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue (4), 5c Blue (4)5c Blue (4). Large margins to in incl. sheet margin at top, tied by "Columbus Ala. May 2" circular datestamp on 3c Red Star Die entire to Greenville Ala. and forwarded back to Columbus Miss., "Greenville Ala. May 13" datestamp, apparently not charged for the forwarding postage, Very Fine, the entire did not pay any postal rate

E. 750-1,000
525
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2991
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2991, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue (4), 5c Blue (4)5c Blue (4). Three large margins, tied by clear strike of green "Monticello Ga. May 31" circular datestamp on brown cover to Augusta Ga. and forwarded to Eatonton Ga., forwarding postage paid by second 5c stamp tied by "Augusta Ga. Jun. 1" double-circle datestamp, slightly reduced at sides, left stamp with pre-printing paperfold, Fine, attractive usage, exceedingly scarce with the green cancel

E. 1,000-1,500
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2992
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2992, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue (4), 5c Blue (4)5c Blue (4). Horizontal strip of four and two pairs, large margins to barely touched, tied by strikes of "Mobile Ala. Aug. 21" double-circle datestamps on folded cover to Charleston S.C. and forwarded to Washington Ga., bold "Charleston S.C. Aug. 24" double-circle datestamp, ms. "Due 40", significant wear with one stamp in strip and cover repaired, still appears Fine, scarce, it is unusual to see such a high franking on a non-Trans-Mississippi usage, with 1987 A.P.S. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
4,250
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2993
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2993, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue (4), 5c Blue (4)5c Blue (4). Margins to in, tied by light strike of Richmond Va. circular datestamp on "Confederate States of America, Treasurer's Office semi-official imprint cover to Springfield S.C. and forwarded to Fort Hill S.C., ms. "missent and forwarded Due 5cts.", and with "Rock Hill S.C. Mar. 16" datestamp, some overall wear, stamp defective with pieces added, otherwise Fine, scarce imprint

E. 200-300
325
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2994
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2994, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue (4), 5c Blue (4)5c Blue (4). Large margins to just touched, tied by bold strike of "Pittsylvania C.H. Apr. 29" circular datestamp on cover to Salem N.C. and forwarded back to Pittsylvania C.H., neat "Salem N.C. May 12" datestamp with "Forwarded" and "5" markings, expertly restored, Very Fine appearance

E. 150-200
1,200
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2995
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2995, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue (4), 5c Blue (4)5c Blue (4). Huge margins to clear incl. top left corner margin, tied by "Knoxville Ten. Apr. ?" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Pittsboro N.C., missent and forwarded from Pattonsburgh Va. where blue "Missent" and "Forwarded" handstamps applied with matching "Pattonsburgh Va. Apr. 29" datestamp, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, unusual usage missent to an entirely different state, the forwarding markings are reportedly unique

E. 500-750
1,200
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2996
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2996, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue (4), 5c Blue (4)5c Blue (4). Horizontal pair, three huge margins, just in at left, tied by "Staunton Va. Jun. 12, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Charlotte N.C., missent and forwarded to Fayetteville N.C. and with June 20 forwarding double-circle datestamp, stamps with light crease, cover with expertly repaired tears, appears Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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2997
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2997, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins with bottom sheet margin showing "LITH. OF HOYER & LUDW(IG)" portion of imprint, slightly in at right, tied by bold "Savannah Ga. Paid Sep. 13" (1862) circular datestamp on folded cover to Charleston and forwarded to Columbia S.C., clear "Charleston S.C. Sep. 15" circular datestamp and matching "Paid 10" in circle handstamp

VERY FINE AND FRESH COVER. IMPRINT COPIES OF ANY HOYER & LUDWIG STAMP ARE RARE AND SELDOM FOUND ON COVER. THIS 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH STAMP SHOWING THE IMPRINT AND USED ON AN ATTRACTIVE COVER IS, IN OUR OPINION, ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING GENERAL ISSUE COVERS.

The forwarding postage on this letter was charged to a post office box account. The combination of a 10c Rose and handstamped "Paid" is also very rare.

E. 3,000-4,000
9,500
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2998
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2998, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to clear, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 25, 1862" circular datestamp on Mounted Dragoon and Verse Patriotic cover to Centreville Miss. and forwarded to Bolton Depot Miss., forwarding pmk. and ms. "Due 10", some staining, still Fine, rare, this is the only reported example of the 10c Rose on a forwarded Patriotic, ex Dietz

E. 2,000-3,000
2,000
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2999
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2999, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Three huge margins, just in at left, tied by neat strike of "Mobile Ala. Sep. 2" double-circle datestamp and "Paid" handstamp on yellow cover to Louisburgh N.C. and forwarded to Kennedy's P.O. Va., bold "Louisburgh N.C. Sep. 5" and "10" due marking, missing top flap and repaired at top center, otherwise Fine, scarce as very few example of the 10c Rose are known on forwarded covers

E. 300-400
350
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3000
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3000, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, large margins to just touched, tied by well-struck "Charleston S.C. Aug. 25, 1862" circular datestamp on homemade cover addressed to General J.J. Pettigrew at Richmond Va. and forwarded to Petersburg Va., neat "Richmond Va. Aug. 27, 1862" and "Forwarded" markings, expertly silked, appears Very Fine

E. 300-400
525
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3001
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3001, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 12, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Lynchburg Va. and forwarded to Otterbridge Va., blue "Lynchburg Va. Jul. 20" datestamp with matching "Forwarded 10" in octagon handstamp with ms. "due", second strike of Lynchburg datestamp on back, opened for display, Very Fine, scarce, this is the only recorded example of this Lynchburg Confederate forwarder's marking, which is very similar to one used in Richmond

E. 200-300
425
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3002
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3002, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. 8, 1862" circular datestamp on light yellow cover to Clinton S.C. and forwarded to Martin's Depot S.C., additional pair of 5c Blue, Local (7) tied by "Clinton S.C. Aug. 13" datestamp, second strike at left, some edgewear affects stamps, appears Fine, great usage of the two pairs of the same stamp from two different post offices

E. 200-300
270
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3003
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3003, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to just touched, tied by blue "Richmond Va. May 16, 1863" circular datestamp on mourning cover to Charleston S.C. and forwarded to South Santee S.C., forwarding postage paid by 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11), tied by "Charleston S.C. May 29" datestamp, minor edgewear, pair with few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, attractive forwarded usage with the two issues

E. 300-400
800
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3004
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3004, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in, tied by "Tallahassee Fla. Dec. 19" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from Land Office form to Savannah Ga. and forwarded to Mobile Ala., light strike of "Savannah Geo. Jan. 13" datestamp with "Forwarded" and "10" handstamps, opened for display, some slight wear incl. few edge tears, appears Fine, attractive and scarce usage

E. 300-400
450
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3005
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3005, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, large margins to clear, light vertical crease at left, affixed over corner card and tied by indistinct datestamp on cover to Baldwin Miss., address with "Mobile & Ohio R.R." designation, clear "Missent" handstamp and second, different indistinct datestamp, missing part of top flap and some minor wear, Very Fine appearance, unusual usage

E. 100-150
230
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3006
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3006, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, large margins to clear incl. part of adjoining stamps at right, tied by "Winchester Va. Nov. 1" circular datestamp on cover to Macon Ga., clear strike of "Advertised" handstamp, some minor soiling, opened for display, Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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3007
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3007, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Vertical strip of eight, large margins to clear, tied by "Augusta Ga. Aug. 12" circular datestamps and used as forwarding postage on rebacked cover front to Berzelia Ga., originating in Cheraw S.C. with origination postage paid by 10c Blue, Die A (11) tied by Aug. 9 double-circle datestamp, some slight toning and edge wear affects stamps, Very Fine appearance, this is the only recorded example of a No. 8 strip used to pay forwarding postage, with 1980 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for strip on cover $5,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
5,250
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3008
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3008, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large even margins all around, tied by "Richmond Va. Ma? 2" circular datestamp on locally addressed cover forwarded to military address on the Charles City Road and then forwarded again back to Richmond, missing top flap, some edgewear incl. light file fold at top affecting stamp, appears Very Fine, scarce double-forwarded usage, note on back states that this was sent from the recipient's brother in Chimborazo Hospital, Scott Retail as No. 8 on cover $1,250.00

E. 750-1,000
375
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3009
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3009, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins to in, tied by "Lynchburg Va. Oct. 28" circular datestamp on locally used blue cover, also with "Advertised 2" handstamp, Nov. 8 Lynchburg backstamp, some slight wear, stamp with light corner crease, Very Fine, unusual usage with the 2c drop rate paid by stamp and also 2c advertised

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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3010
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3010, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large margins with framelines complete at left, practically complete at right and showing about half of top and bottom lines, tiny pre-print wrinkle, used as forwarding postage with 5c Blue, Local (7), horizontal pair, clear to ample margins, tied at origin by faint "Tazewell Ten. Jun. 3" circular datestamp, then tied again after 10c was affixed by "Mobile Ala." double-circle with faint June date on homemade cover to Mobile and redirected to Montgomery Ala.

A VERY FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE COMBINATION OF GENERAL ISSUES.

Ex Richey, Brooks and Keeling. With copy of 1975 P.F. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
10,000
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3011
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3011, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Position 15, showing frameline at top and right, clumsily repaired at bottom, tied by "Monticello Ala. Apr. 16" circular datestamp on cover to Aberdeen Miss. and forwarded to Columbus Miss., forwarding postage paid by 10c Blue, Die B (11) tied by "Aberdeen Miss. Apr. 22" datestamp, both stamps with faults, otherwise Fine, still a scarce usage of the frameline on a forwarded cover

E. 500-750
650
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3012
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3012, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large to huge margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. ?, 1863" circular datestamp on small cover to Chattanooga Tenn. and forwarded to Bragg Hospital in Newnan Ga., forwarding postage paid by 10c Blue, Die B (12), margins to in and tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Nov. 19" datestamp, ms. "Ex" and signed, some slight soiling, appears Very Fine, the ms. examiner's mark would indicate that this may have been an inside cover sent from a Confederate prisoner in the north

E. 200-300
500
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3013
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3013, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by Richmond Va. circular datestamp on yellow cover with "Commonwealth of Virginia Executive Department, Official Business" imprint (crossed out) to Canton Miss., forwarded back to Richmond and then back again to Canton, forwarding postage paid by second 10c Blue, Die A (11), pre-printing paperfold, tied by light strike of "Canton Miss. ? 26" datestamp, missing top flap, small tear at bottom, Very Fine, a most unusual usage

E. 300-400
350
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3014
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3014, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear, tied by "Goodson"" straightline on light green cover to Milledgeville Ga. and forwarded to Milledgeville Ga., bold "Milledgeville Ga. Oct. 2" datestamp, ms. "Ford. 10 due", some slight edgewear, Very Fine, scarce straightline marking

E. 300-400
600
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3015
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3015, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Bright color, large margins all around, tied by neat strike of "Lynchburg Va. Mar. 8" circular datestamp on cover to a doctor in Danville Va. and forwarded to a hospital back in Lynchburg, bold "Danville Va. Mar. 14" with "Forwarded" and "10" markings, fresh and Very Fine, this is the only recorded example of this forwarded marking from Danville, ex White and Wiseman

E. 150-200
850
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3016
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3016, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Margins to in, tied by light strike of "Lynchburg Va. Aug. ?" circular datestamp on cover to Tuscaloosa Ala. and forwarded to Florence Ala., neat "Tuscaloosa Al. Aug. 24" with "Due 10" and small "Forwarded" markings, fresh and Fine, scarce forwarded usage from Tuscaloosa, ex Kohn

E. 150-200
400
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3017
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3017, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, some toning around edges from gum, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Mar. 9" circular datestamp on cover to Howardsville Va. and forwarded to Lovingston Va., blue "Howardsville Va. Apr. 16" with day in ms., blue "Advertised" marking and various ratings, some edgewear, Fine, unusual usage

E. 200-300
425
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3018
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3018, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by "Staunton Va." circular datestamp on cover addressed to "Dr. H.C. Somerall, Assist. Surgeon, General Hospital, Danville Va." and forwarded to Way Side Hospital in Lynchburg Va., "Danville Va. Jun. 14" forwarding datestamp with "Free" handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce usage as forwarding postage was not charged, this was an uncommon occurrence and very few are known

E. 150-200
350
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3019
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3019, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear, cancelled by penstrokes, blue "University of Virginia Va. Dec. 24" double-circle datestamp on cover to military address at Orange C.H. Va. and forwarded to Scharlottsville Va., "Forwarded" in oval handstamp, some edgewear, Very Fine, unique usage

E. 500-750
300
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3020
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3020, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Large to huge margins, used as forwarding postage on blue cover, "Charleston S.C. Sep. 17, 1863" double-circle datestamp with ms. box charge no. and "Paid 10" handstamp to Mount Carmel P.O. S.C. and forwarded to Summerville N.C., adhesive tied by "Mt. Carmel S.C. Sept." datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, unusual usage with the stamp paying forwarding postage and first rate charged to the box

E. 200-300
375
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3021
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3021, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Large margins all around, tied by "Columbus Ga. Oct. 12" circular datestamp on cover to Crawford Ga., missent twice with red "Opelika Ala." and "Crawford Ala." markings, ms. "Missent and Forwarded Due 10" at bottom and also again at top, some slight wear, Very Fine, unusual usage

E. 200-300
400
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3022
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3022, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large to huge margins, tied by "Meridian Miss." dateless circle on orange cover to Gainesville Junction Miss., bold strike of "Missent" handstamp and with "Gainsville Ala. Sep. 1?" datestamp, missing top flap, some wear, Very Fine

E. 150-200
300
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3023
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3023, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Margins to in, tied by "Charleston S.C. Apr. 11" circular datestamp on blue cover addressed to General John Morgan in Dalton Ga. and redirected in care of General Long Street in East Tenn., bold "Missent" handstamp, some edgewear, still Fine, interesting and scarce usage combining two Confederate generals

E. 150-200
425
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3024
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3024, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, faint overall toning, tied by red "Petersburg Va. Dec. 24" circular datestamp on cover to "Dr. Lewis C. Randolph, Surgeon of 9th Va. Cavalry, Beals Brigade, Petersburg Va.", ms. "Missent to Mahones" at top, some minor edgewear, appears Very Fine, this is the only reported example of a military postal clerk missent notation

E. 200-300
200
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3025
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3025, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by indistinct Aug. 12 "tobacco juice" circular datestamp on cover to military address, forwarded several times and with detailed pencil notation "Maj. Ratchford this may be meant for an officer of Gen'l Stearns' staff - please send it to Gen'l. Hardees Hd. Qtrs. by the first opportunity. J.R.R. Col.", second notation reads "Not in Stearns' Brigade Bates Div." and signed again, a third pencil notation reads "Not in Bates' Div.", Very Fine, a most unusual usage

E. 200-300
375
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3026
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3026, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Lare to huge margins incl. bottom left corner sheet margin, tied by neat strike of "Richmond Va. Sep. 21" circular datestamp on "Confederate States of America, Subsistence Department" semi-official cover to Petersburg Va, clear strike of "Advertised" handstamp, aint horizontal file fold at top barely affects stamp, Extremely Fine appearance

E. 300-400
500
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3027
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3027, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by grid, "Wilmington N.C. Sep. 10" circular datestamp on orange cover to Raleigh N.C., bold strike of blue-green "Advertised" handstamp, slightly reduced at left, few edge faults, still Very Fine, scarce colored strike of the Advertised marking

E. 300-400
270
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3028
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3028, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins all around, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Oct. 31" circular datestamp on "Headquarters, Conscript Department, Columbia S.C. Official Business" imprint cover to Greenville S.C. and forwarded to Williamston S.C., Nov. 2 forwarding datestamp with ms. "forwd. 10", few toned spots affect stamp, otherwise Very Fine, attractive and scarce usage

E. 400-500
500
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3029
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3029, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Hue margins to just touched, tied by bold strike of "Madison C.H. Fla. Feb. 9" circular datestamp on cover to Lumkin Ga., forwarded to Marianna Fla. and then forwarded again to Lake City Fla., various forwarding markings and marked due 20c, opened for display of all forwarding markings, slightly reduced and some edgewear, appears Very Fine, scarce and unusual twice-forwarded cover exhibiting markings from two Florida towns

E. 300-400
300
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3030
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3030, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Two, large margins to in, tied by "Richmond Va. Nov. 14" circular datestamp on oversize cover to General Bragg's in Chicamauga Ga., forwarded to "Care Gen'l. Many, Mobile Ala." and then forwarded again to care of General Quarles in Dalton Ga., bold "30" in circle as well as other forwarding markings incl. Mobile Ala. and ms. Dalton Ga., some wear, appears Very Fine, unusual usage displaying the names of three Confederate generals, this should have been forwarded for free as it was sent to a military address

E. 200-300
525
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3031
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3031, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, cancelled by ms. "X", blue "New London Va. Jul. ?" circular datestamp on turned cover to Danville Va. and forwarded to Pittsylvania C.H. Va., neat "Danville Va. Jul. 27, 1863" marking with "Forwarded" in oval and "Due 10" handstamps, inside bears large part of 10c Blue, Die A (11) tied by "Pittsylvania C.H. ? Dec." datestamp and addressed to Richmond Va., opened on three sides, Very Fine, unusual usage, this is the only reported example of this forwarding marking from Danville

E. 200-300
260
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3032
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3032, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Tid by "Marion Ala. Jan. 2?" circular datestamp on blue cover addressed to Rev. E.L. Compear in Marion Ala. and forwarded to Pine Ridge Miss., with original contents datelined "Cuthbert Ga. Jany. 2nd. 1865", missing side flap and part of bottom flap, some staining, still Fine, Rev. Compear was chaplain to General Stand Watie, the only American Indian Confederate general

E. 200-300
150
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3033
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3033, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, tied by light strike of Ala. circular datestamp on Tuskaloosa Female College corner card cover to Gov. Pettis Scooba Miss. and forwarded to Macon Miss., bold strike of Scooba datestamp, missing most of top flap, some soiling, Very Fine, unusual usage

E. 500-750
600
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3034
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3034, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Tied by red "Greensboro N.C. Jan. 21" on cover to Lincolnton N.C. and missent to Lexington N.C., bold "Lexington N.C. Jan. ?" datestamp with matching "Forwarded" and "Missent" handstamps, slightly reduced at left, expertly restored along edges, appears Very Fine, attractive usage

E. 150-200
230
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3035
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3035, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear, tied by "Richmond Va. Oct. 25" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed publisher's list to Petersburg Va., missent to Columbia S.C. and with blue "Columbia S.C. Oct. 28" datestamp with matching "Missent" handstamp, 1864 docketing at right, opened for display, some minor ink erosion, Very Fine, unusual missent usage which was mistakenly sent two states away from where it should have been delivered, ex Kohn

E. 300-400
575
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3036
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3036, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to just in, tied by Star fancy cancel on cover to New Lexington P.O. Ala., originating in small town with ms. originating pmk. of July 17, missent to Tuscaloosa where Star fancy cancel applied along with "Tuscaloosa Al. Jul. 23" and "Missent" handstamps, Very Fine, scarce fancy cancel used in the Confederacy

E. 150-200
525
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3037
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3037, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to full incl. sheet margin at top, cancelled by penstroke and tied by "Montgomery Ala. May 13" datestamp on cover addressed to "Mrs. Mary Spratling, Camp ??, Calhoun Miss.", bold strike of "Ad. 2" and "Jul." handstamps with ms. "Due 10" and "12" ratings, "Canton Miss. Sep. 30" backstamp, some wear, still Very Fine, unusual usage, ex Meroni

E. 200-300
475
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3038
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3038, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, tied by "Newberry C.H. S.C. Apr. ?" double-circle datestamp on blue and gray wallpaper cover to Richmond Va., clear strike of "Advertised 2" handstamp, "Richmond Va. Apr. 22" backstamp, opened for display, some wear incl. file fold affecting stamp, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, this is the only advertised wallpaper cover reported

E. 300-400
750
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3039
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3039, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Jan. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Staunton Va., clear strike of "Advertised" handstamp, some cover faults, still Very Fine strike of the Advertised marking

E. 300-400
500
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3040
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3040, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to just in, cancelled by killer on cover to Mobile Ala., with enclosure datelined "Dalton Ga. March 1st 1864", cover with bold "Adv. 2" handstamp, trivial edgewear at top, Very Fine

E. 100-150
160
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3041
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3041, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to clear, tied by "Richmond Va. Mar. 25" circular datestamp on blue legal-size War Department Semi-Official imprint cover to Cottage House N.C. and forwarded to Hillsboro N.C., ms. "Cotton House N.C. April 1st Forwd. 10" ms. pmk., some overall wear, appears Very Fine, scarce usage, this is the only 20c Green on a forwarded semi-official imprint cover

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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3042
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3042, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to just touched, tied by "Milledgeville Ga. Mar. 17" circular datestamp on State of Georgia Adjutant and Inspector General's Office imprint cover front only to Savannah Ga. and forwarded to Montieth Ga., Savannah datestamp and "20" due handstamp, turned usage with inside bearing "Savannah Ga. Paid Mar. 22" and "Paid" markings with ms. "50" and "Election Returns Official Business" ms. designation, addressed to Milledgeville Ga., Very Fine, unusual turned semi-official usage

E. 750-1,000
575
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3043
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3043, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to clear, tied by "Richmond Va. Sep. 6" circular datestamp on turned usage to Florence S.C. which was also forwarded to Pendleton S.C., light strike of Florence datestamp, inside with stamp removed and with ms. pmk. and addressed to Richmond, some wear and staining, stamp expertly repaired at bottom left, still Fine, highly unusual usage, Scott Retail as No. 13 on cover

1,250
375
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3044
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 3044, Forwarded, Missent and Advertised Usages20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Bottom left diagonal half, tied by "Aiken S.C." datestamp and used as forwarding postage on large part of cover to Aiken and forwarded to Greenville S.C., part of Charleston double-circle datestamp at right, no indication of how postage was paid at Charleston, some wear, Fine, scarce use of the bisect as forwarding postage, with 1976 C.S.A. certificate

2,000
550
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