Sale 933 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 April, 2007

Category — Confederate States Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1055
c
Confederate States Covers. 22 covers incl. U.S. 3c Red Star Die with Savannah Ga. Feb. 15, 1861 datestamp (C.S.A. use), ten stampless "Paid" or "Due" (some with soldiers' endorsements), General Issues incl. Nos. 1, 4, 6, 7, 11 and 12, turned and forwarded usages, minor faults as usual, overall Fine-Very Fine, most purchased in 1970's and 80's postal history auctions with a high cost basis

E. 750-1,000
2,300
1056
c
Confederate States Covers. Twelve items, incl. No. 11 tied by red circular datestamp, 3c Star Die entire used from Savannah Geo. on May 21, 1861, also U.S. No. 26 used from Columbia S.C. on March 7, 1861, five handstamp due covers from soldiers incl. one on commission merchant's advertising cover, few faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,200
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1057
 
Confederate Balance. Four items, incl. No. 1 on cover, No. 11 on cover, Confederate Bond from April 30, 1863 with all coupons still attached, last item is multicolored Magnus lettersheet depicting "The 25th of April 1865 in New York", overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
425
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1058
c
Confederate Cover Balance. 21 covers, incl. five with handstamp due markings, nice group of General Issues covers incl. Nos. 1, 2, 4, No. 12 on semi-official imprint, few other interesting items, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,100
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