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Sale 1016 — Confederate States, U.S. Postal History, General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 15-17 November, 2011

Category — Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
514
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 514, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. 1 Feb. (1861), New Orleans La. 1 Feb. (1861)New Orleans La. 1 Feb. (1861). Clear strike of circular datestamp, "New York 6 Feb. 13" debit datestamp and "30" handstamp for double rate, on blue folded letter to Chalon-sur-Saone, France, French transit datestamp and "16" decimes due, Paris transit and Chalon receiving handstamps on back (small tear thru both), Very Fine and scarce Independent State use from New Orleans, Louisiana was an Independent State for only nine days, from Jan. 26 to Feb. 4

E. 300-400
700
515
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 515, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. 27 Feb. (1861), New Orleans La. 27 Feb. (1861)New Orleans La. 27 Feb. (1861). Circular datestamp and bold "Steamship 10" in circle handstamp on blue folded letter from Mexico to New York, datelined "Puebla 14 de Febr. 1861", Vera Cruz oval datestamp, light file folds, Very Fine cover from Mexico routed thru Confederate Louisiana to New York

E. 400-500
650
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516
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 516, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. 8 Mar. (1861), New Orleans La. 8 Mar. (1861)New Orleans La. 8 Mar. (1861). Large circular datestamp ties U.S. 30c Orange (38), vibrant color, wide inter-pane centerline margin at right, on blue folded cover to Bordeaux, France, red "New York Paid 12 Mar. 16" credit datestamp, boxed "P.D." and 1861 French transits

VERY FINE. A SCARCE CONFEDERATE STATE USE OF THE 30-CENT 1860 ISSUE TO FRANCE.

Ex Baker. With 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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517
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 517, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. ? Mar. (1861), New Orleans La. ? Mar. (1861)New Orleans La. ? Mar. (1861). Partly clear strike of large circular datestamp ties U.S. 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), scissors-separated at left and into design at bottom, on light blue folded letter to Barcelona, Spain, red "New York Br. Pkt. Apr. 2" datestamp, bold "8Rs." due handstamp, backstamped with London (Apr. 16, 1861) transit and Spanish receiving datestamps, some cover wear and central file fold, Fine and attractive cover with the U.S. stamp paying the British Open Mail rate to Spain from Confederate Louisiana

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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518
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 518, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. 21 Mar. (1861), New Orleans La. 21 Mar. (1861)New Orleans La. 21 Mar. (1861). Circular datestamp ties U.S. 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), vertical strip of three, scissors-separated perfs leaving portions of stamps at top and bottom but cut into at sides, on blue 1861 folded letter to Gironde, France, red "New York Paid 3 Apr. 6" credit datestamp, various transits, faint horizontal file fold well clear of stamps, Fine, scarce use from Confederate New Orleans, ex Myers

E. 1,500-2,000
850
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519
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 519, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. 3 Apr. (1861), New Orleans La. 3 Apr. (1861)New Orleans La. 3 Apr. (1861). Clear strike of large circular datestamp and "15" rate handstamp on blue folded cover to Bordeaux, France, "New York 3 Apr. 10" debit datestamp, red French transit datestamp and "8" decimes due handstamp, docketing inside, some small bleached spots, Very Fine transatlantic use from Confederate New Orleans

E. 300-400
700
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520
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 520, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. Apr. 1? (1861), New Orleans La. Apr. 1? (1861)New Orleans La. Apr. 1? (1861). Circular datestamp ties U.S. 10c Green, Ty. V (35) on 1861 folded cover to Puebla, Mexico, New York company handstamp, "4" reales due marking, Fine and attractive usage, carried outside of the mails to New Orleans and posted there during the Confederate State period, accompanied by 1973 Confederate Philatelist article discussing a similar cover

E. 750-1,000
700
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521
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 521, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. 3 May, 1861, New Orleans La. 3 May, 1861New Orleans La. 3 May, 1861. Circular datestamp ties horizontal pair of U.S. 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on printed prices current to La Ferte Mace, France, red Calais Apr. 24 transit, red "15" decimes due handstamp, slight wrinkling, still Very Fine, a scarce Confederate State circular-rate use to France, signed Ashbrook

E. 750-1,000
550
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522
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 522, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. 8 May (1861), New Orleans La. 8 May (1861)New Orleans La. 8 May (1861). Circular datestamp ties U.S. 24c Gray Lilac (37), vertical pair with scissors-trimmed perfs at left and lower right, pair also tied by red "N. York Br. Pkt. 38" credit datestamp on cover to Edinburgh, Scotland, receiving backstamp, sealed opening tear at lower left and top center (could be made invisible with simple restoration), otherwise Fine, extremely rare double-rate use of the 24c 1860 from the Confederate State of Louisiana, ex Walske and Kaplan, with 1976 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
600
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523
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 523, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. 11? May (1861), New Orleans La. 11? May (1861)New Orleans La. 11? May (1861). Circular datestamp ties U.S. 5c Brown, Ty. II, and 10c Green, Ty. V (30A, 35) on blue 1861 folded letter to Angouleme, France, red "New York Paid 6 May 18" credit datestamp, appropriate transits, Very Fine Confederate State use of U.S. stamps, ex "J & J"

E. 750-1,000
850
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524
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 524, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesNew Orleans La. 15 May (1861), New Orleans La. 15 May (1861)New Orleans La. 15 May (1861). Fully readable strike of large circular datestamp and "30" rate handstamp on yellow cover to Caen, France, "New York 6 May 22" debit datestamp, red French transit datestamp and "16" decimes due handstamp, Very Fine, scarce transatlantic use from Confederate New Orleans, with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
1,300
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525
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 525, Confederate States: Foreign Destinations from Independent & C.S.A. StatesLiverpool 13 AP 61, Liverpool 13 AP 61Liverpool 13 AP 61. Clearly struck circular datestamp and "19 Cents" debit handstamp on folded printed cotton market report with letter, addressed to D. H. London in Richmond Va., ms. ship directive pr. Asia via Cork at top left, "N. York Br. Pkt. Apr. 25" 24-cents due datestamp, also blue crayon "24", Very Fine and choice Independent State usage (Virginia was Independent State for only 20 days, from 4/17-5/20), the addressee, Daniel H. London, was a prominent Richmond merchant and pro-slavery, states' rights advocate, who served as president of the Southern Rights Association of Richmond, a very similar cover to this from the Walske collection arrived after the Washington-Richmond mails were suspended on May 23 and went to the Dead Letter Office

E. 400-500
425
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