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Sale 973 — 2009 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 June, 2009

Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
300
 
Sale Number 973, Lot Number 300, Confederate StatesRobert E. Lee, Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee. Endorsement "R E Lee Gen'l" at top right of rebacked cover front and addressed to his wife care of General William Fitzhugh Lee, slightly reduced, Very Fine and scarce, ex Kohn, signed by Charles Hamilton, William Fitzhugh Lee was Robert E. Lee's second son who was also a general and later served as a member of Congress after the war

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
301
c
Sale Number 973, Lot Number 301, Confederate StatesWarrington Fla. Sep. 23, Warrington Fla. Sep. 23Warrington Fla. Sep. 23. Bold strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "5" in circle handstamps on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Jackson Miss., barely reduced at right, trivial edgewear, Very Fine and very scarce Confederate Patriotic used from Florida

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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302
c
Sale Number 973, Lot Number 302, Confederate States5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a), 5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a)5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a). Horizontal pair, full to large margins on three sides, in at left, left stamp tiny nick at lower left, bright shade, tied by mostly clear strike of blue "Bowling Green Ky. Jan. 13" (1862) circular datestamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Hand-Held Flag Patriotic cover with 7th Alabama Regt. imprint, to Hickory Hill Tex., with original letter enclosure datelined "Camp Hardee, Bowling Green Ky. Jany. 10th" containing reference to post office spying: "It might be wrong for me to say any thing of our numbers as this might be examined by some infernal Lincolnite before it reaches you...", mentions death of Col. Terry

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING CONFEDERATE PATRIOTIC COVERS KNOWN FROM KENTUCKY -- A RARE DESIGN AND ONE OF THE FEW COVERS FROM BOWLING GREEN WITH GENERAL ISSUE STAMPS.

Ex MacBride and Gallagher. With 2008 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
2,700
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303
og
Sale Number 973, Lot Number 303, Confederate States2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of four, original gum, large margins all around, radiant color

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL-GUM STRIP OF FOUR OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 2-CENT JACKSON LITHOGRAPH. SCARCE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION.

With 2000 and 2007 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as block of four is $5,500.00. Scott Retail as two pairs

4,000
4,000
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