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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: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 7

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
724
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 724, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Position 2, three large margins including top sheet margin, separated roughly at left slightly into design, tied by bold strike of "Corinth Miss. Mar. 22" (1862) double-line circular datestamp on red Jefferson Davis Medallion and Verse Patriotic cover to St. Helena Parish La., top flap reattached and tiny repairs at top, Very Fine appearance, the sender of the cover, Samuel. P. Hutchinson, was a private in the 4th Louisiana Infantry and was writing from camp two weeks prior to the Battle of Shiloh, in which his regiment participated, he was killed at Baton Rouge in Aug. 1862

E. 1,500-2,000
5,000
725
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 725, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Dark Blue, Stone 3 (4a), 5c Dark Blue, Stone 3 (4a)5c Dark Blue, Stone 3 (4a). Vertical pair, deep rich color and clear impression, clipped top right corner, tied by two strikes of "Wilmington N.C. 5 Paid Aug. 6" (1862) modified integral-rate circular datestamp on 10-Star Confederate States Flag with Blank Streamer and Verse Patriotic cover to Hoover Hill N.C., Bonitz imprint, small scissors-cut between stamps, Very Fine an attractive and scarce Patriotic, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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726
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 726, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Irregular strip of four with top sheet margin and pair arranged into a neat block, also strip of three and additional pair, each with pen cancel on blue ruled paper wrapped around an enameled box lid which originally contained a hand-sewn Valentine, "Statesville N.C. Feb ?" circular datestamp to Charlotte N.C., couple stamps with nicks or small edge flaws

A SPECTACULAR AND HIGHLY EXHIBITABLE USE OF THE 5-CENT BLUE LITHOGRAPHED ISSUE. THIS IS THE LARGEST KNOWN FRANKING ON COVER.

Ex Tate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,500
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727
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 727, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins, crease at top ends in small tear, tied by "Robertsville S.C. May 19 1862" circular datestamp on white, blue and brown dual-pattern wallpaper cover to Bennettsville S.C., opened for display, piece of back missing, Very Fine appearing and wonderful adversity cover with two distinctly different wallpaper patterns, with 1993 P.F. certificate, pictured in William Weiss Adversity Covers book where he states "the only such use I've seen"

E. 750-1,000
1,900
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728
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 728, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a), 5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a)5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a). Horizontal pair, gorgeous color, large margins top and left with portions of adjoining stamps, slightly in at right, tied by "Louisville Ga. Jul. 8" (1862) circular datestamp on back of light blue wallpaper cover to Newton Ga., forwarded to Berzelia Ga., with ms. "Forwd", "Due 10" and "Newton Ga. Jul. 11" circular datestamp, opened for display and barely reduced at bottom, Very Fine, ex Weill

E. 300-400
250
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729
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 729, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, sheet margin at right, full at bottom and slightly in at top, affixed upside down and cancelled by light strike of New Orleans double-circle datestamp on 1862 gray and light violet wallpaper cover to Opelousas La., stamp with some edge toning and "surface scrapes" described on accompanying certificate, still Very Fine, a most unusual and desirable adversity cover with the wallpaper design on the outside rather than the inside of the envelope, with 1995 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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730
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 730, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins to just in at right, nice color, tied by neat target with matching "Selma Ala. Apr. 14" (1862) circular datestamp on notaries public protest notice dated New Orleans, Apr. 9, 1862 and addressed to Wetumpka Ala., carried out of New Orleans and posted at Selma, Very Fine cover sent only a week before the Union attack and two weeks before Union occupation of New Orleans, ex Malpass

E. 750-1,000
275
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731
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 731, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large to huge margins, small ms. cancel, affixed over U.S. 3c Red Nesbitt entire with "Lenoir N.C. May 27" (1862) circular datestamp to "Genl. W.F. Jones" in Columbus N.C., endorsed "Via Columbia and Spartanburg" at bottom, light staining and tiny repaired nick at left, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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732
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 732, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 710c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Horizontal pair, three large margins incl. imprint at bottom, right stamp in, cancelled by "Richmond Va. Jul. 3, 1863" circular datestamp on cover to Antioch Ga., reduced at left, some edge repairs, stamps with few faults, appears Fine, scarce use especially with the part imprint

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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733
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 733, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 710c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to just clear incl. "Lith of Hoyer & Ludw(ig)" portion of imprint at bottom, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 13, 1862" circular datestamp on orange cover to Gainesville Ga., stamp with some gum toning, cover slightly reduced at right, and couple minor edge tears, Fine appearing and scarce imprint example on cover, with 2000 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
425
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734
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 734, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 710c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Three large margins, clear at top, tied by well-struck "Richmond Va. Jun. 1, 1862" circular datestamp on "Confederate States of America Treasurer's Office." semi-official imprint cover to Corinth Miss., cover is reduced and refolded with most of top flap and part of one side flap replaced, also couple edge tears, still Very Fine appearing, illustrated in Confederate Philatelist (Jan.-Feb. 1993) where it is described as a new find (differing from the Dietz listed inscription in the capital letters of "Treasurer's Office"), accompanied by extensive biographical information on the soldier addressed, with 1999 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
450
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735
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 735, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 710c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to close at right, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. June 27" circular datestamp on cover to Evergreen Ala., some overall wear incl. light horizontal file fold affecting stamp (not mentioned on certificate), reduced at left and bottom of cover refolded, Fine appearance, with 2000 C.S.A. certificate

800
425
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736
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 736, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Full margins to barely clear top right corner, tied by grid cancel, "Athens Ga. 23" circular datestamp with no trace of a month, on small cover to Columbus Ga. with gorgeous blue University of Georgia Athens embossed cameo corner card depicting the state seal, couple negligible soiling spots, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
800
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737
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 737, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, large to clear margins, fresh color, "Weldon N.C. Jul. 20, 1862" circular datestamp, blue "Paid" handstamp and ms. "10" beneath the stamps, on cover to Raleigh N.C, ms. "P.M. will please forward and oblige" and "Due 10", forwarded to Haywood N.C., stamps probably applied in Raleigh and are tied by blue grid with matching "Raleigh N.C. Jul. 23, 1862" double-circle datestamp, Jul. 19 origin docketing at left, some cover repairs, Extremely Fine appearing cover with a fascinating array of markings

E. 400-500
325
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738
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 738, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, full even margins three sides, close but clear at top, tied by well-struck "Richmond Va. Apr. 9, 1863" circular datestamp on cover to Clarksville Ga., stamps affixed over Treasurer's Department semi-official imprint, missing most of top flap, Very Fine

E. 200-300
275
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739
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 739, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, full margins to just clear at top left and bottom right, tied by neat strike of "Milledgeville Ga. Sep. 20" (1862) circular datestamp on "State of Georgia Adjutant and Inspector General's Office." semi-official imprint cover to Griffin Ga., slight reduction at right does not affect the imprint, fresh and Extremely Fine cover, with 1987 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
325
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740
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 740, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Light Blue, De La Rue, Blue, Local (6, 7), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue, Blue, Local (6, 7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue, Blue, Local (6, 7). Horizontal strip of three of No. 6 and single of No. 7, a few small flaws incl. creases and a tiny tear, tied by blue strikes of circular datestamp on cover to Hillsboro N.C., cover with edge tears and wear, Very Fine appearance, nice combination of the two different printings paying the double rate

E. 300-400
225
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741
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 741, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, full margins except nicked at top corners, small pen mark filling in one nick, tied by bold "Welaka Fla." dateless double-circle handstamp and ms. "Dec 29" on small cover to D. H. Bryant, "Care of Capt. Robt. Harrison" at Hart's Road Station E. Fla., receipt docketing at top, overall light toning, appears Very Fine, scarce Florida usage, with 2006 P.F. certificate, accompanied by biographical information on the two officers addressed, a similar cover was in the Howard P. Green Collection (Siegel sale 822)

E. 1,000-1,500
950
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742
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 742, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, tied by "Richmond Va. May 4, 1863" circular datestamp on U.S. 1c Blue Star Die entire (U19) to Richmond Va., small tear at top, Very Fine, attractive and scarce use

E. 750-1,000
550
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743
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 743, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, ample margins to slightly in, tiny ms. cancels, matching "Fleetwood Acady. Va. May 30" college postmark on invalid U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire to Staunton Va., Very Fine, rare and unusual Fleetwood Academy college cover, ex Brugh

E. 300-400
275
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744
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 744, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, affixed covering indicia of U.S. 3c Star Die entire and tied by perfect bold strike of "Richmond Va. Apr. 12, 1863" circular datestamp with day in manuscript, on cover to Parkinsville Va., right stamp folded up for display, Very Fine, ex. Walcott, Gibson, MacBride and Powell

E. 300-400
400
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745
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 745, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two singles, tied by blue "Richmond Va." circular datestamp on twice-addressed U.S. 3c Red on Buff Nesbitt entire (U10) to Lexington Va., top address also ties left stamp, cover with a few edge and top flap tears, still Very Fine adversity use of a U.S. entire

E. 200-300
160
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746
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 746, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, full even margins, tied by manuscript "March 4, Arkabutla Miss." postmark on olive, green and pink wallpaper cover to Tibbee Station, Mobile & Ohio R.R. Miss., opened for display, some edge tears and small piece missing from folded over edge, still Very Fine, scarce use, the addressee, Henry L. Muldrow, was a distinguished C.S.A. cavalry officer and later served in Congress and in the Grover Cleveland administration

E. 400-500
750
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747
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 747, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, sheet margin at bottom, other sides full to slightly in, cancelled by two small ms. marks with matching "Champagnolle (Ark.) Apl. 28th (1863)" postmark on adversity cover to Arkadelphia Ark. made from Haywood's Balm Dandruff Treatment illustrated advertisement, opened and refolded for display, Very Fine

E. 300-400
900
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748
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 748, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, half of right stamp broken off from pen cancel erosion, ms. "Bethel Tex. Apl. 11th" (1863) postmark on wallpaper cover to Austin Tex., Fine appearance despite the faulty stamp, a very scarce small Texas town adversity use

E. 300-400
425
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749
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 749, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, full margins, light corner crease top right, tied by "Pollard Ala. Sep. 25" circular datestamp on cover to Marianna Fla., Very Fine, a pretty cover, ex Hill

E. 400-500
650
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750
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 750, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 7Flat Rock N.C, Flat Rock N.CFlat Rock N.C. Two covers, first with horizontal pair of 5c Blue, Local (7), full to large margins with left sheet margin, grid cancels, "Flat Rock N.C. Mar. 31" circular datestamp on homemade buff cover to Columbia S.C., 1863 docketing on back, Extremely Fine, ex Kohn, also "Flat Rock N.C. July 5" circular datestamp with "Paid" and "10" handstamps on homemade cover to Greenville S.C., Very Fine and choice, ex Agre

E. 200-300
180
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751
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 751, Confederate States: General Issues On Cover: Scott 4 thru 75c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Large margins, tied by handstamp on homemade newspaper wrapper to Wytheville Va., ms. "October 3rd 1864" at top, trivial overall wear, Very Fine, scarce use overpaying the 2c rate

E. 150-200
350
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