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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: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. Stamps

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
504
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 504, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsBrandon Miss. Jan. 9, 1861 -- First Day of Mississippi Independent Statehood, Brandon Miss. Jan. 9, 1861 -- First Day of Mississippi Independent StatehoodBrandon Miss. Jan. 9, 1861 -- First Day of Mississippi Independent Statehood. Clear strike of circular datestamp on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire (U10) to Raleigh Miss., light foxing spots, otherwise Very Fine, a rare Mississippi secession day cover, singed Brian Green, Mississippi was the second state to secede after South Carolina

E. 1,000-1,500
800
505
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 505, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMobile Ala. Jan. 12, 1861, Mobile Ala. Jan. 12, 1861Mobile Ala. Jan. 12, 1861. Bold double-circle datestamp ties U.S. 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on folded prices current to Providence R.I., some internal edge splitting, otherwise Very Fine, ex Kaplan, Alabama seceded on Jan. 11, 1861, the day prior to this cover's mailing date, the circular, strangely, is dated Jan. 12, 1860

E. 200-300
450
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506
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 506, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsHolly Springs Miss. Jan. 22 and Feb. 17 (1861), Holly Springs Miss. Jan. 22 and Feb. 17 (1861)Holly Springs Miss. Jan. 22 and Feb. 17 (1861). Two U.S. 3c Star Die entires, first with Jan. 22 circular datestamp to Greenville Va., couple minor cover flaws, Very Fine Independent State use, with 1994 C.S.A. certificate, second with Feb. 17 circular datestamp to New Orleans, fresh and Very Fine Confederate State use, with 2004 C.S.A. certificate

E. 400-500
325
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507
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 507, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsNatchitoches La. Feb. 1 (1861), Natchitoches La. Feb. 1 (1861)Natchitoches La. Feb. 1 (1861). Bold strike of circular datestamp on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire to New Orleans, clear strike of boxed "Adv. 1" handstamp of New Orleans, missing top flap and slightly reduced at left, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
450
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508
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 508, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsEtowah Ga. Feb. 11 (1861), Etowah Ga. Feb. 11 (1861)Etowah Ga. Feb. 11 (1861). Light strike of blue circular datestamp with date in ms. on cover to Howell Cobb at the Montgomery Convention, ms. "M.A. Cooper PM" free frank at top, small tear at top and on backflap, Very Fine, a scarce Confederate postmaster free frank sent prior to the June 1 establishment of the C.S.A. postal system (which did not allow postmaster free franks except for Department correspondence)

E. 300-400
275
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509
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 509, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMemphis Ten. Apr. 5, 1861, Memphis Ten. Apr. 5, 1861Memphis Ten. Apr. 5, 1861. Circular datestamp ties U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to New York City, stamp with faults, cover with few opening tears at top, otherwise Fine, scarce Tennessee pre-secession use of a Confederate patriotic, ex Boshwit

E. 500-750
600
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510
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 510, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsApalachicola Apr. 10, 1861, Apalachicola Apr. 10, 1861Apalachicola Apr. 10, 1861. Double-circle datestamp ties U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on cover to New York, stamp with tiny corner crease top right, cover with small mended corner nick bottom left, Very Fine Florida Confederate use of a U.S. stamp

E. 400-500
1,200
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511
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 511, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsColumbia S.C. Apr. 20 (1861), Columbia S.C. Apr. 20 (1861)Columbia S.C. Apr. 20 (1861). Blue strike of circular datestamp ties U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), stamp is seriously defective with pieces missing, lifted and pasted onto parts of another stamp below it to appear complete, on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Clarksville Tenn., appears Fine, despite the stamp's condition this is a scarce Confederate use of U.S. postage on a Confederate patriotic to Tennessee, which had not yet seceded from the Union, this flag design is also not listed in the current Dietz and will be added to the forthcoming Confederate States Catalogue

E. 500-750
450
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512
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 512, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsAlexandria Va. Apr. 21, 1861, Alexandria Va. Apr. 21, 1861Alexandria Va. Apr. 21, 1861. Double-circle datestamp ties U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), color slightly oxidized, on "Young Ladies' Institute, S. Scott, Alexandria Va." clam shell design corner card cover to Cliff Mills Va., couple tears and some staining, still Fine appearing and scarce Independent State use of U.S. stamp on a college cover, Virginia seceded four days before this was sent, on April 17, signed Brian Green

E. 400-500
400
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513
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 513, Confederate States: Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMontgomery Ala. Apr. 29, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Apr. 29, 1861Montgomery Ala. Apr. 29, 1861. Clear strike of circular datestamp ties U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), stamp defective, on "Confederate States of America Treasury Department" semi-official imprint cover to Charleston S.C., written in the hand of Secretary of the Treasury Christopher Memminger, cover with water staining, despite the condition this is a rare combination of Confederate use of a U.S. stamp and hand-written address by Memminger as Secretary -- he served only from Feb. 21 to July 18, 1861

E. 300-400
275
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