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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 December, 2007

Category — General Issues On Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2936
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2936, General Issues On Cover5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Beautiful shade, large margins to slightly in, tied by incredibly bold "Pensacola Fla. Nov. 9" circular datestamp on red and blue Confederate 11-Star Flag Patriotic cover addressed in red to Warrenton Ga., cleaned, few cosmetic improvements, reduced at right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND ATTRACTIVE CONFEDERATE FLAG PATRIOTIC USAGE FROM FLORIDA.

This is one of the clearest strikes of the Pensacola datestamp we have seen on a patriotic cover with the Confederate first issue.

E. 2,000-3,000
4,500
2937
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2937, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Ample to large margins, minor gums stains and tiny scuffs, tied by "Pensacola Fla. May 20" (1862) circular datestamp on small cover to Shelby Ala. with black mourning trim on flaps, small erosion spot at center, otherwise Fine, the earliest of four reported Pensacola Evacuation covers sent ten days after the fall of Pensacola to Union forces, the postmaster evacuated north toward Pollard, Alabama, and used his postmarking device on the way, the four dates known are May 20, 24, 25 and 28 (all 1862), with 2001 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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2938
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2938, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Ample margins to just clear, tied by bold "Pensacola Fla. Feb. 26" circular datestamp on buff cover to Selma Ala., stamp and cover have faint stains, Fine

E. 200-300
325
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2939
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2939, General Issues On Cover5c Green (1), 5c Green (1)5c Green (1). Two covers each bearing single, one tied by bold "Richmond Va. Feb. 28, 1862" circular datestamp and used to Petersburg, other tied by indistinct New Orleans circular datestamp to Natchez Miss., few flaws incl. former vertical file fold thru stamp, otherwise Very Fine, scarce leap year usage

E. 200-300
300
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2940
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2940, General Issues On Cover5c Green (1), 5c Green (1)5c Green (1). Horizontal pair, huge margins to just in at top right incl. sheet margin at left, tied by indistinct Aug. 1 circular datestamp on mourning cover to New Orleans, small edge tear at right and some slight overall wear, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
500
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2941
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2941, General Issues On Cover5c Green (1), 5c Green (1)5c Green (1). Horizontal pair, large margins, deep rich color, tied by blue "Norfolk Va. Nov. 19" double-circle datestamp on cover to New Orleans, stamps folded between prior to use, some overall soiling also affects stamps, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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2942
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2942, General Issues On Cover5c Green, 5c Blue (1, 4), 5c Green, 5c Blue (1, 4)5c Green, 5c Blue (1, 4). Margins to in, cancelled by grids, "Williamsburg Va. Apr. 23, 1862" double-circle datestamp on attorney's corner card cover to Greenboro Ala., both stamps with creases and soiling, otherwise Fine, attractive combination usage

E. 200-300
2,100
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2943
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2943, General Issues On Cover5c Green, 5c Blue (1, 4), 5c Green, 5c Blue (1, 4)5c Green, 5c Blue (1, 4). Irregular margins, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Aug. 23, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Knoxville Tenn., stamps defective, still Fine, scarce combination, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
450
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2944
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2944, General Issues On Cover10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins, stamp defective, tied by bold "Mobile Ala. Jan. 5, 1862" double-circle datestamp on blue adversity cover made from printed notice to Columbia Tenn., opened for display, some edge faults, appears Very Fine

E. 150-200
450
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2945
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2945, General Issues On Cover5c Blue (4), 5c Blue (4)5c Blue (4). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in, tied by indistinct circular datestamp on cover to Vernon Miss., missing top flap, Fine

E. 200-300
180
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2946
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2946, General Issues On Cover5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4b), 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4b)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4b). Large margins, radiant color, scissors-cut at top left, scuffed at top right, cancelled by neat ms., "Grove Hill Ala. May 30" circular datestamp on red attorney's corner card cover to military address at Corinth Miss., with enclosure (likely not original as dated Feb. 1862), barely reduced at right, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
500
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2947
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2947, General Issues On Cover5c Blue (4), 5c Blue (4)5c Blue (4). Large margins to clear, bright color, tied by blue "Raleigh N.C. Apr. 10, 1862" double-circle datestamp on home made cover to Greenboro N.C., fresh and Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
475
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2948
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2948, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Popeye variety, Position 27, ample margins, tied by "Georgetown S.C. May 9, 1862" circular datestamp on official military cover to Brig. Gen. Harlee, Columbia S.C., fold at bottom, Very Fine, ex Judd

E. 150-200
200
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2949
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2949, General Issues On Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Tied by "Lafayette Ga. Dec. 13" ms. pmk. with matching "Due 10" on turned cover to Summerville Geo., inside bears 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11) tied by "Dalton Ga. Sep. 1" circular datestamp to Summerville Ga., opened for display, fresh and Fine, scarce turned usage with the 10c Rose, ex Bleuler

E. 500-750
800
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2950
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2950, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, tied by well-struck "Richmond Va. Aug. 10, 1862" circular datestamp on top flap of 11-Star Flag and Verse Confederate Patriotic cover to Smithfield N.C., stamps torn on opening, cover with some age spots and address faded, still Fine

E. 200-300
375
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2951
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2951, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in at top left corner, tied by "Clinton Tex. Feb. 10" circular datestamp on 1863 folded letter to Lavaca Tex., some slight toning around stamp edges from gum, Very Fine, scarce Texas usage

E. 300-400
300
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2952
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2952, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large even margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 7, 1863" circular datestamp on 3c Red Nesbitt entire with Confederate States Official imprint, to Alexander Stephens in Crawfordville Ga., missing top flap as usual for this correspondence and with docketing on back, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
475
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2953
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2953, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two vertical pairs, one with white tie flaw, first pair tied by "Montgomery Ala. Apr. 2, 186?" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Mobile and forwarded to Wetumpka, second pair tied by "Mobile Ala. Apr. 4" double-circle datestamp, light bend affects stamps, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
1,100
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2954
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2954, General Issues On Cover5c Deep Blue, Local (7a), 5c Deep Blue, Local (7a)5c Deep Blue, Local (7a). Large margins to in where roughly separated, rich color, tied by "Mobile Ala." double-circle datestamp on blue folded cover to a member of the Mobile Cadets, local usage, small cover nick at top, Fine, scarce usage overpaying the 2c drop letter rate

200
110
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2955
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2955, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Position 72, with full frameline at left and part of frameline at top, tied (barely) by pen cancel, matching "Brinkleyville N.C. August 4" ms. pmk. on homemade cover to Hillsboro N.C., fresh and Very Fine

3,000
1,900
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2956
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2956, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by red "Chester C.H. S.C. ? 14" circular datestamp on blue adversity cover made from printed form to Raleigh N.C., opened for display, small tape mark at top left, otherwise Very Fine, a pretty cover

E. 200-300
325
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2957
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2957, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large even margins, cancelled by ms. squiggle, matching "Lenoir N.C. Octo. 10" ms. pmk. on court paper adversity cover to Fort Defiance N.C., Very Fine, an attractive cover, with 2001 C.S.A. certificate

E. 300-400
275
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2958
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2958, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Three large margins, in at bottom, cancelled by unusual criss-cross grid, "Salem N.C. Jun. 23" circular datestamp on buff cover to Patterson N.C., fresh and Very Fine, rare and attractive cancel

E. 200-300
450
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2959
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2959, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e), 10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Tied by "Cahaba Ala. Aug. 10" circular datestamp on home made cover to Benton Ala., stamp with some staining, otherwise Very Fine, signed Ashbrook, with 1976 P.F. certificate

750
650
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2960
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2960, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large even margins, tied by blue "Hillsboro N.C. Oct. 4" double-circle datestamp on gray, green and white floral wallpaper cover to Milton N.C., opened for display, some slight edgewear, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
600
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2961
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2961, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f), 10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f)10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f). Tied by bold "Mobile Ala. Nov. ?" double-circle datestamp on blue cover to Memphis Ala., slightly reduced at left, some overall wear, Very Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

750
1,000
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2962
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2962, General Issues On Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins all around, tied by "Goldsborough N.C. Jan. 14" circular datestamp on blue cover to Murfees Station Va., ms. "Official", missing top flap, some edge faults, stamp with scuff at top left, otherwise Very Fine

1,250
750
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