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Sale 1000 — Siegel Sale 1000

Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 December, 2010

Category — Civil War Patriotics

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1066°
c
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1066, Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright color, tied by "Washington D.C. Jan. 9" double-circle datestamp on hand-colored "Camp Scene" Magnus Patriotic cover to Mt. Holly Vt., purple 1863 docketing at left, slightly reduced at right and few small mended edge flaws

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND SPECTACULAR HAND-COLORED MAGNUS PATRIOTIC. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE AND SELDOM SEEN WITH THE STAMP TIED ON THE FRONT OF THE COVER.

With 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
0
1067°
c
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1067, Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Rich color, tied by bold strike of indistinct circular datestamp on red and blue Jefferson Davis and Confederate Shield Patriotic with Anti-Confederate Overprint "This is the Greatest Traitor of Them All", pro-secession caption "Southern Rights and Southern Institutions" overprinted with "May be Secured in the Union, Separated from it Never!!", addressed to Academia Penn., some slight toning, otherwise Very Fine, a rare "converted" patriotic with red and blue Confederate design overprinted with pro-Union slogans

E. 1,000-1,500
3,250
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1068°
c
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1068, Civil War Patriotics12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Two, used with 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65), tied by large "Paid" grids and red "Boston Br. Pkt. 7 Paid Feb. 25" credit datestamp on red and blue "The Constitution" Handshake Patriotic cover to Dr. Henry C. Angell in Vienna, Austria, red "Aachen Franco" handstamp also ties stamps, receiving backstamp, docketed at right, right 12c small piece out at left center, 1c pulled perf and small tear

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A COLORFUL UNION PATRIOTIC COVER TO AUSTRIA FROM THE FAMOUS ANGELL CORRESPONDENCE.

Dr. Henry C. Angell was an optometrist who spent a considerable amount of time in Europe. Covers are known sent to him in France, Italy, England, Germany and Austria, plus a very few forwarded to other destinations. He was an art collector and undoubtedly appreciated the wide variety of Civil War patriotic envelopes mailed to him while he travelled abroad. In a New York Times article (March 6, 1897), Dr. Angell's name is mentioned in connection with the loan of seven works of art to an exhibition in Boston at Copley Hall, including two works by Corot.

Ex Matthies. With 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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1069°
c
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1069, Civil War Patriotics24c Red Lilac (70), 24c Red Lilac (70)24c Red Lilac (70). Used with three singles of 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65), tied by large "Paid" grids and red "Boston Sep. 19 Paid 12" credit datestamp on red and blue Young's Kentucky Regiment Patriotic cover Dr. Henry C. Angell in Paris, France, originally addressed to Florence, Italy, but crossed out by sender (probably to reflect recipient's current whereabouts), lefthand 1c stamp small piece out, right 1c stamp small tear at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A COLORFUL AND SPECTACULAR PATRIOTIC COVER FROM THE ANGELL CORRESPONDENCE.

Dr. Henry C. Angell was an optometrist who spent a considerable amount of time in Europe. Covers are known sent to him in France, Italy, England, Germany and Austria, plus a very few forwarded to other destinations. He was an art collector and undoubtedly appreciated the wide variety of Civil War patriotic envelopes mailed to him while he travelled abroad. In a New York Times article (March 6, 1897), Dr. Angell's name is mentioned in connection with the loan of seven works of art to an exhibition in Boston at Copley Hall, including two works by Corot.

Ex Matthies. With 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
3,750
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