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Sale 940 — The Buck Boshwit Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 September, 2007

Category — Handstamped Paid and Due Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
229
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 229, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsBuck Horn Ark. Feb. 23, Buck Horn Ark. Feb. 23Buck Horn Ark. Feb. 23. Clear strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "10" in circle handstamps on 1862 folded letter to Memphis Tenn., Very Fine handstamped Paid usage, ex Winters

E. 300-400
350
230
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 230, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsHelena Ark. Jun. 5, 1861, Helena Ark. Jun. 5, 1861Helena Ark. Jun. 5, 1861. Clear double-circle datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps with latter crossed out and uprated to "10" in ms., on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire (U27) to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, corner repairs at top right and bottom left, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
425
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231
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 231, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsLake Village Ark. Oct. 2, Lake Village Ark. Oct. 2Lake Village Ark. Oct. 2. Well-struck circular datestamp with matching "Paid 5 Cents" handstamp and ms. "Paid 5" on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
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232
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 232, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsLeaton Ark. Aug. 9, Leaton Ark. Aug. 9Leaton Ark. Aug. 9. Circular datestamp with date in ms. on cover to Norfolk Va., ms. "Paid 10", soldier's endorsement at top, some edge faults and toning, still Fine and rare, unlisted in Dietz, ex Agre, with 1994 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
425
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233
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 233, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsNapoleon Ark. Apr. 6, 1862, Napoleon Ark. Apr. 6, 1862Napoleon Ark. Apr. 6, 1862. Bold double-circle datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps on yellow cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual light filing holes, additional ms. "Paid", Very Fine, ex Agre

E. 300-400
350
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234
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 234, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsPine Bluff Ark. May 12, 1862, Pine Bluff Ark. May 12, 1862Pine Bluff Ark. May 12, 1862. Double-circle datestamp with bold "5" and "Due" handstamps attractively struck on cover to White Sulphur Springs Ark., Very Fine, ex Winters

E. 400-500
500
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235
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 235, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsPine Bluff Ark. Jun. 17, Pine Bluff Ark. Jun. 17Pine Bluff Ark. Jun. 17. Clear double-circle datestamp with date in ms. with matching "Paid" and "10" handstamps on orange cover to Smyrna Tenn., few repaired edge faults, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
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236
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 236, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsPrinceton Ark. Mar. 8, Princeton Ark. Mar. 8Princeton Ark. Mar. 8. Clear strike of circular datestamp in green with matching "Paid" and "10" handstamps on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, Very Fine, scarce, ex Kohn, Myerson and Winters

E. 400-500
650
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237
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 237, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsPrinceton Ark. Mar. 27, Princeton Ark. Mar. 27Princeton Ark. Mar. 27. Well-struck green circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "10" handstamps on legal-size orange cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, missing small part of top flap, small edge faults at top, Very Fine strike of this scarce handstamped Paid marking

E. 300-400
225
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238
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 238, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsSearcy Ark. Dec. 31, Searcy Ark. Dec. 31Searcy Ark. Dec. 31. Circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on 1861 folded letter to Germantown ("Jumantown") Tenn., some wear, Very Fine strikes, scarce handstamped Paid usage, especially paying the 5c rate for distances less than 500 miles, ex Winters

E. 200-300
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239
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 239, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsSearcy Ark. Oct. 3, Searcy Ark. Oct. 3Searcy Ark. Oct. 3. Circular datestamp with "Paid" and "10" handstamps on cover to Knoxville Tenn., Very Fine, ex Dietz and Winters

E. 300-400
275
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240
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 240, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsVan Buren Ark. Sep. 16, Van Buren Ark. Sep. 16Van Buren Ark. Sep. 16. Clear strike of circular datestamp with "Paid" handstamp on orange cover to Petersburg Va. and forwarded to Kittrell N.C., blue "Petersburg Va. 5cts. Sep. 27" forwarding datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5", reduced and restored along edges, appears Very Fine, ex Winters

E. 400-500
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241
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 241, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsVan Buren Ark. Nov. 11, Van Buren Ark. Nov. 11Van Buren Ark. Nov. 11. Well-struck circular datestamp with second strike at center, matching "Paid" and ms. "10" on orange cover to Petersburg Va., 1861 docketing, missing part of top flap, some edgewear incl. restored bottom right corner, appears Very Fine, ex Winters

E. 200-300
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242
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 242, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsBowling Green Ky., Dec. 7, Bowling Green Ky., Dec. 7Bowling Green Ky., Dec. 7. Blue circular datestamp with black "Due 5" handstamp applied in Memphis enroute and struck over ms. "Due 5" on orange cover to Osceola Ark., soldier's endorsement at top left, missing part of top flap, Very Fine usage during Confederate military occupation of Bowling Green

E. 400-500
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243
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 243, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsCarolina City N.C. Oct. 28 5 Paid, Carolina City N.C. Oct. 28 5 PaidCarolina City N.C. Oct. 28 5 Paid. Well-struck circular datestamp cancels U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire (U26) to Fayetteville N.C., fresh and Very Fine, unusual adversity usage of Star Die entire with the scarce Confederate handstamped Paid marking applied as a cancel on an obsolete U.S. embossed stamp, ex Seybold

E. 300-400
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244
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 244, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsAthens Ten. Dec. 18, 1861, Athens Ten. Dec. 18, 1861Athens Ten. Dec. 18, 1861. Bold strike of double-circle datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on yellow cover to Kingston Tenn., some slight edgewear and trivial splitting along top flap, Extremely Fine strikes

E. 150-200
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245
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 245, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsBeersheba Springs Sept. 19, Beersheba Springs Sept. 19Beersheba Springs Sept. 19. Clear strike of large circular datestamp with no state designation on cover to Knoxville Tenn., ms. "Paid 5" at top left, missing top flap, some staining, Very Fine strike of this scarce handstamped Paid, ex Gallagher

E. 200-300
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246
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 246, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsBolivar Ten. Jan. 19, Bolivar Ten. Jan. 19Bolivar Ten. Jan. 19. Bold strike of blue circular datestamp with large matching "Paid 10 Cents" handstamp on 1862 folded letter to Prairie Lea Tex., contents concern post office demanding payment in gold or silver and General Polk's impending battle at Columbus (Ky.), trivial edge toning, Very Fine, scarce

E. 300-400
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247
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 247, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsChattanooga Ten. Jun. 30, 1861, Chattanooga Ten. Jun. 30, 1861Chattanooga Ten. Jun. 30, 1861. Lightly struck circular datestamp and "Paid 5" in circle handstamp on manila envelope with blue handstamped "Paid" in circle and large "5" provisional markings of Columbia S.C., to Nickojack Tenn., with letter datelined "Lookout Mt. House near Chattanooga, June 28, 1861", Very Fine, this cover provides clear evidence that Columbia prepared provisional entires without the seal on reverse, ex Rudy

E. 500-750
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248
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 248, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsChattanooga Ten. Sep. 16, 1862, Chattanooga Ten. Sep. 16, 1862Chattanooga Ten. Sep. 16, 1862. Circular datestamp on embossed corner card cover from Memphis to Canton Miss., soldier's endorsement "From Capt. Frazer, 5th Confederate Regt. A.M.", bold "10" handstamp and "Due 10" in huge manuscript brush strokes, faint toning spots, Fine and spectacular usage, ex Matz

E. 300-400
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249
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 249, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings(Chattanooga Ten.) Due 10, (Chattanooga Ten.) Due 10(Chattanooga Ten.) Due 10. Clear strike of handstamp on homemade soldier's letter from cavalry officer with General Kirby Smith in Tenn., to Richmond Va., with original contents which are fascinating and tell of scouting party and enemy locations, some slight wear, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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250
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 250, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsClarksville Ten. Jul. 28, 1861, Clarksville Ten. Jul. 28, 1861Clarksville Ten. Jul. 28, 1861. Light strike of red double-circle datestamp with blue "Paid 5" handstamp on cover to Greenville Ky., ms. "Due 3", trivial edgewear, Very Fine, scarce usage, the popular vote to secede was cast in Tennessee on June 8 and the Confederate post office began administering mail there on June 17 even though it was not formally admitted into the C.S.A. until July 3, the postmaster in Kentucky treated this as unpaid

E. 300-400
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251
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 251, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsClarksville Ten. Nov. 20, 1861, Clarksville Ten. Nov. 20, 1861Clarksville Ten. Nov. 20, 1861. Well-struck blue circular datestamp with matching "Paid 5" handstamp on cover to Huntsville Ala., missing top flap, some edgewear and light staining, still Very Fine, ex Kohn and Gallagher

E. 200-300
110
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252
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 252, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsClarksville Ten. Jan. 23, Clarksville Ten. Jan. 23Clarksville Ten. Jan. 23. Red double-circle datestamp with black "Paid 10" handstamp on mourning cover to Rapides Parish La., minor edgewear, Very Fine, scarce and attractive cover

E. 300-400
325
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253
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 253, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsCleveland Ten. Oct. 6, 1861, Cleveland Ten. Oct. 6, 1861Cleveland Ten. Oct. 6, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp with matching "Paid 5" in circle handstamp on light yellow cover to Kingston Tenn., minor edgewear incl. small tear at top, Very Fine example of this scarce handstamped Paid, ex Emerson and Cole

E. 200-300
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254
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 254, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsCleveland Ten. Nov. 7, 1861, Cleveland Ten. Nov. 7, 1861Cleveland Ten. Nov. 7, 1861. Well-struck double-circle datestamp with matching "Paid 10" in oval handstamp on light yellow cover to Alexander Stephens in Richmond Va., part of top flap torn off as usual for this correspondence and with extensive docketing on back, expertly repaired, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
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255
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 255, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsColliersville Ten. Sept. 3, Colliersville Ten. Sept. 3Colliersville Ten. Sept. 3. Clear strike of blue circular datestamp with day in ms., matching double strikes of "Paid 5" in circle handstamp on orange cover to Petersburg Va., trivial edgewear, missing part of bottom flap, Very Fine, unusual usage, the rate handstamp was converted from the old U.S. 3c rate and was struck twice to indicate payment of the 10c rate

E. 200-300
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256
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 256, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsColumbia Ten. Oct. 26, Columbia Ten. Oct. 26Columbia Ten. Oct. 26. Perfect strike of double-circle datestamp with red "Paid" and "5" handstamps on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire (U27 to Franklin Tenn., expertly repaired, some wrinkling, otherwise Very Fine, very unusual with the markings struck in two different colors

E. 200-300
325
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257
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 257, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsColumbia Ten. Sep. 25, Columbia Ten. Sep. 25Columbia Ten. Sep. 25. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp on cover with red "Paid" and "5" handstamps on cover to Nicojack Tenn., trivial wear where opened at top and missing small part of top flap, Very Fine, unusual with both black and red handstamps

E. 300-400
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258
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 258, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsColumbia Ten. Feb. ?, 1862, Columbia Ten. Feb. ?, 1862Columbia Ten. Feb. ?, 1862. Neat double-circle datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on cover to Corinth Miss., some edge flaws incl. top flap reattached, appears Very Fine

E. 150-200
120
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259
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 259, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsColumbia Ten. Sep. 17, Columbia Ten. Sep. 17Columbia Ten. Sep. 17. Well-struck double-circle datestamp with red "Paid" and "10" handstamps on cover to military address at Camp Walker Va., some soiling, repair at bottom right corner, otherwise Very Fine, unusual with the two different colored inks

E. 300-400
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260
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 260, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsColumbia Ten. Feb. 10, 1862, Columbia Ten. Feb. 10, 1862Columbia Ten. Feb. 10, 1862. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp with matching "Paid" and "10" in circle handstamps on folded letter to Richmond Va., light horizontal file fold, Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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261
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 261, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsCovington Ten. Jan. ?1, Covington Ten. Jan. ?1Covington Ten. Jan. ?1. Blue circular datestamp, black "Due 5" handstamp applied at Memphis on soldier's cover to Somerville Ala., barely reduced at right, tear at right, missing bottom flap, some soiling, still Very Fine, scarce

E. 200-300
170
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262
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 262, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsElizabethton Tenn. Jan. 1, Elizabethton Tenn. Jan. 1Elizabethton Tenn. Jan. 1. Clearly struck Collins-style circular datestamp with unusual "Paid 5" in circle handstamp on orange cover to Austinville Va., slightly reduced at right, expertly repaired at top right affecting marking, otherwise Very Fine example of this rare handstamped Paid marking, very few are known

E. 300-400
300
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263
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 263, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsGallatin Ten. Jan. 9, 1862, Gallatin Ten. Jan. 9, 1862Gallatin Ten. Jan. 9, 1862. Circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in circle and "5" handstamps on folded letter to Bowling Green Ky., some soiling, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
130
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264
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 264, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsGallatin Ten. Aug. 31, 1861, Gallatin Ten. Aug. 31, 1861Gallatin Ten. Aug. 31, 1861. Clear strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in circle and 10" handstamps on orange cover to military address at Fredericksburg Va., barely reduced at left, trivial wear, Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
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265
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 265, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsHuntingdon Te. Sep. 30, Huntingdon Te. Sep. 30Huntingdon Te. Sep. 30. Well-struck circular datestamp with date in ms., neat "Paid" and "5" handstamps on yellow cover to Memphis, some ink erosion in address, minor edgewear, Very Fine, scarce handstamped Paid cover, ex Walcott, Kohn and Gallagher

E. 200-300
225
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266
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 266, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsJacksborough Ten. Feb. 26, Jacksborough Ten. Feb. 26Jacksborough Ten. Feb. 26. Bold strike of circular datestamp with matching "Due" in circle and "10" in circle handstamps on homemade soldier's cover to Chimney Rock P.O. N.C., trivial wear, Very Fine, scarce handstamped Paid

E. 300-400
225
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267
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 267, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsJackson Ten. Jun. 11, Jackson Ten. Jun. 11Jackson Ten. Jun. 11. Circular datestamp with "5" handstamp and ms. "Paid" on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire (U27) addressed to Governor Harris in Nashville Tenn., fresh and Very Fine, must be 1861 usage as Nashville fell in Feb. 1862, a very early use of C.S.A. rate in Tennessee, ex Gallagher

E. 200-300
275
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268
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 268, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsJackson Ten. Aug. 12, Jackson Ten. Aug. 12Jackson Ten. Aug. 12. Readable strike of circular datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps on attorney's corner card cover to Trenton Tenn., with original 1861-dated contents, some staining at right, missing bottom flap where opened, Fine, ex Matz

E. 200-300
325
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269
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 269, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsKingsport Ten. Oct. 30, Kingsport Ten. Oct. 30Kingsport Ten. Oct. 30. Well-struck circular datestamp in red with matching "Paid" in oval handstamp and ms. "10" on small homemade cover to military address at Murfreesboro Tenn., some slight edgewear, Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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270
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 270, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsKingston Ten. Aug. 26, Kingston Ten. Aug. 26Kingston Ten. Aug. 26. Bold circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in oval handstamp and ms. "10" on folded letter to Knoxville Tenn., minor overall soiling, Very Fine

E. 200-300
225
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271
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 271, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsKnoxville Ten. 3 Jul. 1861, Knoxville Ten. 3 Jul. 1861Knoxville Ten. 3 Jul. 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp with date in ms., matching "Paid" and negative "5" handstamps on cover to Kingsport Tenn., endorsed "Via Rogersville", tears at top and bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, unusual with the negative rate mark

E. 150-200
110
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272
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 272, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsLynnville Ten. Oct. 8, Lynnville Ten. Oct. 8Lynnville Ten. Oct. 8. Bold strike of circular datestamp with day changed in ms. from 7 to 8, on small cover to Elkton Tenn., barely reduced at right, Extremely Fine, ex Walcott

E. 200-300
180
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273
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 273, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsMadisonville Te. Oct. 26, Madisonville Te. Oct. 26Madisonville Te. Oct. 26. Clear strike of circular datestamp with date in ms., matching "Paid 5" handstamp on orange cover to Knoxville Tenn., with original 1861-dated enclosure, small cover hole at bottom right, Very Fine example of this scarce handstamped Paid

E. 200-300
190
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274
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 274, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsMemphis Ten. Apr. 1, 1862, Memphis Ten. Apr. 1, 1862Memphis Ten. Apr. 1, 1862. Well-struck circular datestamp with matching "Due" and "2" handstamps on blue folded soldier's letter used locally, some wear, Very Fine drop-rate usage

E. 400-500
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275
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 275, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsMemphis Ten. Apr. 14, 1862, Memphis Ten. Apr. 14, 1862Memphis Ten. Apr. 14, 1862. Circular datestamp with matching "Due 2" handstamp on yellow cover to local addressee, endorsed at bottom left "Please forward to Holly Springs Miss.", some edgewear, Fine, scarce Memphis drop-rate usage, ex Matz and Gallagher

E. 200-300
550
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276
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 276, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsMemphis Ten. Jul. 6, 1861, Memphis Ten. Jul. 6, 1861Memphis Ten. Jul. 6, 1861. Circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in oval and "5" handstamps on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire (U27) to Natchez Miss., with original enclosure datelined "Linwood July 1", writer comments that letter had to be carried from Kentucky to Memphis by hand, postage was paid in Hopkinsville Ky. where forwarded to Memphis where it entered the mails, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine and unusual usage

E. 200-300
500
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277
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 277, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsMemphis Ten. Jun. 12, 1861, Memphis Ten. Jun. 12, 1861Memphis Ten. Jun. 12, 1861. Neat circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on cover to New Orleans, some soiling and edge faults, otherwise Very Fine, scarce handstamped Paid used four days after Tennessee seceded but before admission to the Confederacy

E. 200-300
120
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278
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 278, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsMemphis Ten. Nov. 14, 1861, Memphis Ten. Nov. 14, 1861Memphis Ten. Nov. 14, 1861. Clearly struck circular datestamp with matching "Due 5" handstamp on cover to Macon Miss., ms. soldier's endorsement at top, slightly reduced at left and some edgewear, still Very Fine, this correspondence originates in western Kentucky, this cover was brought to Memphis by private courier where it entered the mails

E. 400-500
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279
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 279, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsMemphis Ten. Jul. ?, Memphis Ten. Jul. ?Memphis Ten. Jul. ?. Circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "10" handstamps on orange cover to White Plains S.C., Fine, ex Matz and Gallagher

E. 200-300
110
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280
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 280, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsMurfreesboro Ten. Jul. 2, 1861, Murfreesboro Ten. Jul. 2, 1861Murfreesboro Ten. Jul. 2, 1861. Clear circular datestamp with matching "Paid" handstamp and ms. "10" rate on cover to Augusta Ga., missing most of top flap, some minor soiling, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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281
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 281, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsNashville Ten. Dec. 16, 1861, Nashville Ten. Dec. 16, 1861Nashville Ten. Dec. 16, 1861. Bold strike of blue circular datestamp with matching "5" on folded soldier's letter to Graysport Miss., additional strike of "Due 5" handstamp applied at Memphis, Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
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282
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 282, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsPulaski Ten. Jul. 5, Pulaski Ten. Jul. 5Pulaski Ten. Jul. 5. Well-struck circular datestamp with matching "Paid 5" handstamp on cover to Clifton Tenn., missing part of top flap, Very Fine example of this handstamped Paid, ex Walcott

E. 200-300
160
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283
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 283, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsPulaski Ten. Jan. 23, Pulaski Ten. Jan. 23Pulaski Ten. Jan. 23. Bold strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid" handstamp and ms. "10" on 1862 folded letter to Richmond Va., light horizontal file fold away from markings, Very Fine, ex Kohn and Gallagher

E. 200-300
190
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284
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 284, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsRogersville Ten, Rogersville TenRogersville Ten. Two covers, first with circular datestamp with two strikes of matching "Paid 5" handstamp on orange cover to Abingdon Va., second with "Rogersville Ten. Aug. 2" circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on cover to Knoxville Tenn., fresh and Very Fine, highly exhibitable as they show two different paid markings

E. 200-300
350
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285
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 285, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsTazewell Ten. Feb. 20, Tazewell Ten. Feb. 20Tazewell Ten. Feb. 20. Bold strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in oval and "5" in circle handstamps on orange cover to Rutledge Tenn., fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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286
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 286, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsTazewell Ten. Jun. 1?, Tazewell Ten. Jun. 1?Tazewell Ten. Jun. 1?. Circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "10" in circle handstamps on homemade cover to Russellville Tenn., turned and used three times, inside with vertical pair of 5c Blue, Local (7) tied by "Russellville Tenn. Jun. 20" circular datestamp and sent back to Tazewell, outside then with ms. "Last July" and ms. "Paid 10" and mailed back to original recipient, opened for display, Very Fine, a most unusual usage

E. 200-300
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287
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 287, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsTullahoma Ten. Dec. 9, Tullahoma Ten. Dec. 9Tullahoma Ten. Dec. 9. Circular datestamp with date in ms. on orange cover to Atlanta with "Bank State of Georgia, Atlanta" corner card, part of corner card crossed out prior to use, "Due 10" handstamp at bottom left, faults incl. tears, otherwise Fine, scarce

E. 200-300
120
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288
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 288, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsUnion City Tennessee, Union City TennesseeUnion City Tennessee. Large negative ring cancel with "Paid 5" handstamp struck at center on orange cover to Lodi Miss., slightly reduced at left and some wear, still Very Fine example of this scarce marking

E. 400-500
275
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289
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 289, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsWinchester Ten. Aug. 13, Winchester Ten. Aug. 13Winchester Ten. Aug. 13. Bold blue circular datestamp with matching large "Paid 5" handstamp on cover to Nashville Tenn., expertly restored, still Fine, scarce, ex Kohn and Gallagher

E. 200-300
170
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290
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 290, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsZollicoffer Tenn, Zollicoffer TennZollicoffer Tenn. Two covers, first with "Zollicoffer Tenn. Sept. 19, 1863" circular datestamp struck twice on homemade cover to military address in Va., second bears No. 11 cancelled by ms., matching "Zollicoffer Tenn. May 21" ms. postmark on homemade cover to N.C., some wear, still Very Fine pair of covers, Union Depot Tenn. changed its name to Zollicoffer after Confederate General Felix K. Zollicoffer was killed in battle on Jan. 19, 1862 at Mills Springs Ky.

E. 500-750
225
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291
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Sale Number 940, Lot Number 291, Handstamped Paid and Due MarkingsZollicoffer Tenn. Sep. 22, 1863, Zollicoffer Tenn. Sep. 22, 1863Zollicoffer Tenn. Sep. 22, 1863. Bold circular datestamp ties 10c Blue, Die A (11), large even margins, on blue folded letter to Dublin Va., fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 400-500
375
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292
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Tennessee Handstamped Paids. 45 covers mostly mounted on exhibition pages, range of towns incl. Chattanooga, Nashville, Carter's Depot, Dresden, Dyersburg, Dover, large Russellville, Jackson, Somerville, Franklin, Ocolono, several others, rates incl. 5c and 10c, few usual faults such as edgewear and some with slight soiling, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, an excellent opportunity to acquire the balance of one of the finest collections formed in this area

E. 1,000-1,500
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293
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Soldiers' Letters. 23 mostly stampless covers, virtually all with Tenn. circular datestamps (few from Va.), incl. Charleston Tenn. struck in brown, Clarksville in red, range of soldiers' endorsements, many on exhibition pages, few faults mostly confined to usual edgewear, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
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