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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: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru Georgia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
531
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 531, Confederate States: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru GeorgiaMarion Ala. Feb. 27, Marion Ala. Feb. 27Marion Ala. Feb. 27. Clear strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid" straightline and "10" in circle handstamps on violet, green and brown wallpaper cover to Louisburg N.C., receipt docketing and box charge notation at left, Very Fine

E. 200-300
900
532
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 532, Confederate States: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru GeorgiaMobile Ala. Jun. 12, 1861, Mobile Ala. Jun. 12, 1861Mobile Ala. Jun. 12, 1861. Bold double-circle datestamp and boxed "Paid 5" handstamp on cover with wholesale grocer's all-over lithographed design to Montgomery Ala., trivial edge nick at bottom, Very Fine and attractive usage

E. 500-750
600
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533
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 533, Confederate States: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru GeorgiaMontgomery Ala. Jun. 19, 1862, Montgomery Ala. Jun. 19, 1862Montgomery Ala. Jun. 19, 1862. Circular datestamp and "Due 5" straightline on Mounted Dragoon and Verse Patriotic cover to Prattville Ala., soldier's endorsement at top left, light water stains, otherwise Very Fine, scarce soldier's due Patriotic, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
600
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534
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 534, Confederate States: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru GeorgiaFair Play Ark. Aug. 30 (1861), Fair Play Ark. Aug. 30 (1861)Fair Play Ark. Aug. 30 (1861). Mostly clear strike of circular datestamp with day in blue pen, oval "Paid " handstamp and small "5" in same blue pen on three-page folded letter to Summerville Ala., interesting content related to war bonds and the scarcity of 5c for postage, file fold, Very Fine and rare, this is a newly-discovered town marking that will be listed in the forthcoming Confederate States Catalogue

E. 300-400
500
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535
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 535, Confederate States: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru GeorgiaParaclifta Ark. Mar. 18, Paraclifta Ark. Mar. 18Paraclifta Ark. Mar. 18. Circular datestamp with day and "Paid 10cts" in ms. on 1863 folded letter to Leaks Store Ark., Very Fine and scarce use between two small Arkansas towns, ex Hill and Agre

E. 400-500
350
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536
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 536, Confederate States: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru GeorgiaPrinceton Ark. Jan. 30, Princeton Ark. Jan. 30Princeton Ark. Jan. 30. Bold strike of green circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "10" handstamps on cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans La., usual light filing holes, Very Fine and very rare, ex Emerson, Everett and Agre

E. 500-750
700
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537
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 537, Confederate States: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru GeorgiaGriffin Ga. Jan. 20. Paid, Griffin Ga. Jan. 20. PaidGriffin Ga. Jan. 20. Paid. Bold circular datestamp and handstamp on unsealed envelope paying the 2c circular rate to Atlanta, fancy corner card at left for "H. P. Hill & Co. Publishers of the Confederate States Railroad Guide, and Fancy and General Job Printers, original 2pp circular with vignette of train, docketing at left

EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACULAR AND RARE 2-CENT CIRCULAR USE, CORNER CARD AND ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE H. P. HILL & CO. RAILROAD GUIDE.

The illustrated enclosure advertising the forthcoming guide states it will contain the "time-tables, connections and distances on all the railroads of the Confederate States; also the connecting lines of railroads, steamboats and stages", as well as a "complete guide to the principal hotels." Illustrated and discussed in Hubbell, p.33-34, where he called it "one of the greatest finds I ever made."

E. 3,000-4,000
3,500
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538
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 538, Confederate States: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru GeorgiaKingston Ga. Oct. 24, Kingston Ga. Oct. 24Kingston Ga. Oct. 24. Neat circular datestamp struck in brown-red with matching "Paid" and "5" in circle handstamps on orange cover to Augusta Ga., box charge no. at top left, slightly reduced at top and missing top flap, trivial edgewear, otherwise Very Fine, this may be the only known example of the Kingston marking struck in this color and will be listed in the forthcoming Confederate States Catalogue, ex Agre, with 1994 C.S.A. certificate

E. 150-200
250
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539
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 539, Confederate States: Handstamped Paid and Due: Alabama thru GeorgiaRome Female College, Paid, Rome Female College, PaidRome Female College, Paid. Printed circular dated Dec. 12, 1861 with illustrated scene of globe, telescope and academic books, addressed to Elijah Ga. with "Paid" handstamp for circular rate, corner folded over to reveal the "Paid" marking, Very Fine

E. 300-400
500
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