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Sale 950 — U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 December, 2007

Category — Confederate States Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2967
 
Confederate States. Specialized lot of stamps and covers on approval cards and album pages, incl. some genuine Postmasters' Provisionals and General Issues, genuine covers of note incl. No. 5 on Adversity cover made from printed waybill form, single No. 8 drop letter rate used in Richmond and a South-to-North Adam's Express Co. Louisville Aug. 3, 1861 cover with U.S. 3c No. 26, lots of reprints, forgeries and "Cinderella" Postmasters both on and off cover, mixed condition, still a useful lot, especially for the specialist

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
2968
c
Confederate States Balance. Fifteen covers and a few stamps, incl. prewar folded letter addressed to Alexander Stephens, few used during Union occupation of New Orleans, few handstamped Paids, No. 56X2 (cut in), few with General Issues, also unused Confederate Treasury Dept. imprint cover and four unused Union patriotics, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,400
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2969
c
Confederate States Balance. Eleven covers and few stamps, incl. mostly Nos. 11 and 12 (few with sheet margin), also handstamp paids from Little Rock Ark., Petersburg Va., stamps incl. unused No. 12f with certificate, mixed condition, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
900
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2970
og
Confederate States General Issues. Three-ring binder containing homemade album pages, incl. unused Nos. 1 (2), 2 (2), 4 (2), 8 (3), range of shades for Nos. 11 and 12, 13 (3), 14 (2), few better multiples incl. bottom sheet margin block of six of No. 11 containing three gutter pairs, No. 12 bottom imprint (K & B) strip of ten with one gutter pair, also three other multiples with gutter pairs incl. No. 13 block, somewhat mixed condition, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,700
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2971
c
Confederate States Covers. Approximately 50 items, range of covers incl. few handstamped Paids, few turned covers, one cover front only with pair of No. 7 on Patriotic , few adversity covers, few better with General Issues incl. Nos. 1 (2), 2, few with ms. markings incl. ms. "Fort Defiance N.C. Jan. 20, 1862" pmk. with matching "Paid 5cts.", incl. part of a correspondence as well, some flaws, many appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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2972
c
Confederate States General Issue Covers. 13, range of issues incl. Nos. 1, 2, 6, 7 and 11, a couple double-rate frankings, also a stampless soldier's cover, mixed condition, desirable group

E. 300-400
1,200
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2973
c
Confederate Adversity Covers. Seven with Nos. 11 and 12, mostly made from printed legal or other documents, most opened for display, stamps generally with flaws, overall appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
1,200
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2974
c
Federally-Occupied New Orleans Civil War Covers. 12 covers, incl. patriotics and soldiers' endorsements, minor faults, generally Fine, a few very attractive usages

E. 300-400
375
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2975
 
The Hon. J. P. Benjamin of Louisiana, On The Right of Secession. 16pp text of speech delivered in the Senate of the United States on Dec. 31, 1860, fascinating (if a bit long-winded) contents, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, accompanied by pair of 5c Blue, Local (7) tied by blue circular datestamp on folded letter

E. 200-300
600
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2976
 
Wake Forest Hospital. Document reading "Received of Surgeon J. G. Bradman in charge, General Hospital No. 1 Wake Forest N.C. this the 11th day of April 1865 one thousand dollars on account of the hospital fund for the purchase of supplies for the comfort of the sick and wounded left in my charge by the evacuation of the hospital" and dated April 11, 1865, usual file folds, Very Fine and fascinating collateral document

E. 200-300
130
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