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Sale 940 — The Buck Boshwit Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 September, 2007

Category — Railroad Covers (see also lot 426)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
552
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 552, Railroad Covers (see also lot 426)Wartrace N. & C. R. R. Jun. 3, 1863, Wartrace N. & C. R. R. Jun. 3, 1863Wartrace N. & C. R. R. Jun. 3, 1863. Route agent's oval datestamp on homemade cover addressed to "C.S. Central Laboratory, Macon Georgia", pencil "Due 10", some slight wear, Very Fine, unusual usage

E. 300-400
600
553
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 553, Railroad Covers (see also lot 426)Hickory Valley M. C. R. R. Nov. 28, 1861, Hickory Valley M. C. R. R. Nov. 28, 1861Hickory Valley M. C. R. R. Nov. 28, 1861. Well-struck railroad route agent's circular datestamp on folded letter to Bolivar Tenn., ms. "Paid 5cts.", slight wear incl. strengthening along folds, otherwise Very Fine, scarce Confederate railroad usage, ex Gallagher

E. 500-750
1,500
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554
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 554, Railroad Covers (see also lot 426)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to just touched, tied by "Memphis Ten. Jan. 4, 1862" circular datestamp on cover with "Memphis & Charleston Railroad Office, Memphis" handstamp to Somerville Tenn., with original enclosure of stationery from the railroad, small piece out at top left, some overall wear, stamp with few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, scarce usage with the railroad office handstamp

E. 400-500
800
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555
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 555, Railroad Covers (see also lot 426)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Large margins to clear, tied by clear strike of "Smyrna N. & C. R. R. Jan. 23, 1862" railroad route agent's oval datestamp on cover to Bowling Green Ky., trivial cover staining, Very Fine, scarce railroad cancel on the 5c Green

E. 500-750
3,000
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556
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 556, Railroad Covers (see also lot 426)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, large margins, deep rich color, tied by tied by bold "Estelle Springs N. & C. R.R. Mar. 8, 1863" railroad route agent's oval datestamp on orange cover to Tuscaloosa Ala., missing op flap and top edge repaired, light horizontal file fold affects top stamp, otherwise Very Fine, scarce Confederate railroad cover, signed Ashbrook

E. 300-400
750
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557
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 557, Railroad Covers (see also lot 426)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Huge margins, bright early shade, tied by "Estell Springs N.&C.R.R. May 12, 1863" railroad route agent's oval datestamp on cover to Seven Island Va., Extremely Fine, a scarce marking and beautiful cover, ex Emerson and Hall

E. 500-750
1,000
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558
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 558, Railroad Covers (see also lot 426)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Huge margins, light creasing, tied by well-struck "Wartrace N. & C. R. R. May 29, 1863" railroad route agent's oval datestamp on orange cover to Athens Ga., slightly reduced at left, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Judd and Cole

E. 300-400
900
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559
c
Sale Number 940, Lot Number 559, Railroad Covers (see also lot 426)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Large margins, tied by "Wartrace N. & C. R. R. May 12, 1863" railroad route agent's oval datestamp on homemade cover to Watkinsville Ga., Extremely Fine railroad usage, with 1986 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
750
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