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Sale 907 — Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 16 March, 2006

Category — General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2928
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2928, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to clear, tied by "Washington Ark. Jun. 24" circular datestamp on orange cover to Granwood Ark., stamp with light diagonal crease at top right, otherwise Very Fine, the 20c stamp is scarce used in Arkansas, as it was issued late in the war when most of the state was under Union control, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
3,250
2929
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2929, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Margins cutting into three sides, tied by "Richmond Va. Mar. 31" (1864) circular datestamp on Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Appointment Bureau imprinted 3c Red Star Die entire to Gen. Henry A. Wise "near Adam's Run" S.C., with instructions to forward to General Wise if he has left Adam's Run, mended nick at top, otherwise Fine, extremely rare and unusual combination of official entire and 20c Green, ex Antrim, Richards, Felton and Hall

E. 750-1,000
1,350
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2930
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2930, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Ample to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. 10" circular datestamp on cover to Columbia S.C. with signed endorsement of W. Poscher Miles (Member of Congress), stamp has faint corner crease, cover with small tear at top center, Very Fine appearance, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,250
550
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2931
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2931, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Enormous left sheet margin, other sides full to large, tied by "Brownsville Tex. Apr. 17, 1864" rimless circular datestamp on yellow cover to Brenham Tex., stamp is slightly rubbed at upper left (possibly from gum stain removal) and few light margin faults at top, still Extremely Fine, a large volume of mail from Mexico into the Confederacy was routed thru Brownsville, and it is possible this cover originated in Mexico, signed Dietz, ex MacBride and Keeling

1,250
750
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2932
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2932, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to touched, tied by neat strike of "Richmond Va. Jul. 20" circular datestamp on cover to Ballsville Va., second strike at bottom, with original 1864-dated enclosure, some overall wear, Very Fine

1,250
500
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2933
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2933, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Four margins, tied by partial "Richmond Va. Oct. 10" circular datestamp on mourning cover to Ballsville P.O. Va., Very Fine, scarce used on a mourning cover, ex Gibson

1,250
750
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2934
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2934, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Nov. 5" circular datestamp on cover to New Plymouth Va., stamp with small fault at top, appears Very Fine

1,250
375
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2935
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2935, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to clear, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 6" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Meridian Miss., back of cover with "Office of the James River & Kanawha Company" printed shield design, stamp with corner crease at top left, otherwise Very Fine

1,250
525
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2936
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2936, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Three full margins, barely in at left, tied by red "Petersburg Va. Sep. 24" circular datestamp on cover to Lacy Springs Va., fresh and Very Fine, ex Keeling

1,450
575
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2937
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2937, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Horizontal pair, three large margins, in at top, tied by well-struck "Albany Ga. May 21, 1864" circular datestamp on legal-size all-over Hartford Fire Insurance Company illustrated cover to Richmond Va., light vertical file folds do not affect stamps, some trivial soiling, missing top flap, Fine, scarce usage, with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

4,500
1,200
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2938
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2938, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Top left diagonal half, well-tied by "Mobile Ala. Dec. 24" double-circle datestamp on cover to Seals Precinct Ala., with original enclosure, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,000
2,000
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2939
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2939, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Top left diagonal half, margins to in, tied by "Selma Ala. Nov. 24" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Shelby Springs Ala., ms. "O.B." at top left, slightly reduced at left and some overall wear, Fine

2,000
500
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