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Sale 1090 — United States, Possessions and Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 17-19 December, 2014

Category — Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2343
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2343, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by grid cancel, "Cleveland O. Oct. 19" circular datestamp at left (over Lincoln's face) on Beardless Lincoln Campaign cover (Milgram AL-34) to Shaler's Mills O., couple stray ink marks, Very Fine

E. 300-400
300
2344
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2344, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by target cancel, "Alexandria Va. Jul. 2" circular datestamp on vivid orange cover to Island Falls Me. with beardless Lincoln three-quarter portrait facing left, R. B. Nichol imprint beneath stamp advertising song and ballad sheets, Milgram AL-42, fresh and Very Fine, reported to be unique on the orange envelope, ex Walcott and Jarrett, with 1981 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
1,500
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2345
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2345, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Bright shade, tied by target, light strike of "Philadelphia Pa. Dec. ?, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Nova Scotia with red and blue President Lincoln and His Cabinet Patriotic design, transit and receiving backstamps, slightly reduced at left, cover somewhat defective but still an extremely rare use of the 10c 1861 Issue on a patriotic to Nova Scotia

E. 750-1,000
950
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2346
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2346, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). S.e. at left, cancelled by target, "Alexandria Va. Jul. 8" circular datestamp on blue envelope to Quincy Mich. with Lincoln portrait in oval frame with uncleared surround mourning design, Milgram AL-361, stamp with small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, scarce and desirable especially on the blue cover, later versions of this design have the surrounding black area cleared, ex Walcott and Jarrett

E. 1,000-1,500
4,000
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2347
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2347, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Bright color, tied by "New-York May 16" duplex datestamp and grid cancel on "J. D. His Marque" Pirate Flag Union Patriotic cover to Kingston Mass., Extremely Fine, an outstanding design in choice condition, ex Chase, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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2348
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2348, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Two singles, each tied by "New York Jul. 30, 1861" circular datestamp on Cartoon Patriotic cover showing Jefferson Davis Pulling Down Flag with slave warning him not to, addressed to Camden N.J., right stamp significantly repaired with another example and just slightly reduced at left, otherwise a Fine cover, incredibly rare and fascinating design

E. 500-750
5,000
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2349
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2349, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, PatrioticsN. York Steamship, N. York SteamshipN. York Steamship. Dateless circle and "25" rate handstamps on cover with Berlin & Jones cartoon depicting "North" Uncle Sam saving the "South" who has fallen into "secession" alligator waters, addressed to Stirling, Canada, "U.STATES" straightline handstamp, manuscript "Pd" indicating 10c steamship rate and 15c postage prepaid, May 16 and 17 (1862) backstamps, with original letter datelined "Steam Ship Champion, April 30th 1862" from a man on his way to San Francisco and Victoria B.C. via Panama, mentions that mail cannot be sent from Panama so he is giving letter to ship purser, cover roughly opened at top, but all of the essentials are intact, paper could easily be restored if so desired, otherwise Very Fine with clear markings, a fantastic use of this rare cartoon design

E. 500-750
4,500
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2350
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2350, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Warsaw O. Aug. 9" circular datestamp on red James Gates "The House that Uncle Sam built" Patriotic cover to Manchester Ia., cover with some faults along edges, barely reduced at right, Fine, one of the rarest and most unusual Civil War cartoon designs

E. 500-750
3,750
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2351
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2351, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, PatrioticsCol. Ellsworth, Col. EllsworthCol. Ellsworth. Red and blue Patriotic design with flags, star and sword, red "New York Am. Pkt. 7 Paid Jan. 19" credit datestamp on 1861 cover to Munich, Germany, red boxed "Aachen Franco" handstamp, receiving backstamp, slight soiling, still Very Fine, scarce use of the Ellsworth design on a cover to Germany, with 2004 P.F. certificate opining that the cover probably originated in New York

E. 500-750
500
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2352
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2352, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by partly clear strike of Washington D.C. double-circle datestamp on red and blue N.H. Fifth Regiment Patriotic cover to Shrewsbury Mass., spectacular design depicting eagle and lady liberty draped in the American flag, with names of engagements listed, McFarland & Jenks imprint, Very Fine, a very rare regimental design and particularly desirable listing the battles in which the "Fighting Fifth" participated

E. 500-750
2,900
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2353
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2353, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Bright shade, used with 12c Black (69), tied by neat strike of "Toledo O. Oct. 18" (1861) double-circle datestamp on red "Onward to Victory" Patriotic cover to Prussia, Germany, with Gates of Cincinnati imprint, 3c also tied by "Franco" handstamp, red New York credit datestamp at right, barely reduced at right and with sealed tear, some other slight edgewear

VERY FINE. A RARE USE OF THE 3-CENT PINK ON CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC COVER TO GERMANY VIA BREMEN-HAMBURG MAIL.

Ex Gibson and Vogel. With 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
10,000
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2354
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2354, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by clear "Mclean Ill. 12 Mar." circular datestamp on red, white and blue Standing Liberty with Flag and Globe Patriotic cover to Athens Ill., printed by Union Stationery Depot, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
600
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2355
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2355, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Tied by blue "Fort Hamilton N.Y. Feb. 10" circular datestamp on red and blue "The Girl I Left Behind Me" Patriotic cover to St. Johns, New Brunswick, red "U States 6" handstamp, 1862 transit and receiving backstamps, stamp with small tear at top left, cover with edgewear and tears, otherwise Fine, scarce use

E. 400-500
225
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2356
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2356, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by grid cancel, "Gap Pa. Feb 24" large circular datestamp on cover to Penningtonville Pa. with Maine "Loyal" States design overprinted with blue Washington portrait, Very Fine, unusual

E. 300-400
160
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2357
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2357, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Cancelled by target with "New Orleans La. Oct 22, 1862" double-circle datestamp on overall yellow Morton Rifles, 34th Indiana Patriotic cover to Bluffton Ind., Very Fine, an interesting Union use as Federal troops took this state over in April 1862

E. 300-400
800
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2358
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2358, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Two, tied by grid cancels on Southerner under Palmetto Tree Patriotic cover to Sandy Creek N.Y., cover with rough opening at right, accompanied by original letter, the writer is a Union sympathizer who had to flee his home with withdrawing Confederates and "swooping" Union troops, transcription accompanies, Fine

E. 150-200
120
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2359
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2359, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, PatrioticsPatriotic Cover to Guatemala, Patriotic Cover to GuatemalaPatriotic Cover to Guatemala. Red and blue Waving Flag Patriotic cover to Guatemala, red "2" reales due, manuscript "40" on back for four times the 10c rate, fresh and Very Fine, origin is unknown but probably carried privately to Guatemala, ex Myers

E. 400-500
475
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2360
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2360, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose Pink (64b), 3c Rose Pink (64b)3c Rose Pink (64b). Particularly bright shade, tied by blue "Delaware Del. Nov. 27 186?" double-circle datestamp on "Our Flag Forever" Patriotic cover to North Bloomfield O., Very Fine and choice

E. 150-200
150
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2361
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2361, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Oct. 27" double-circle datestamp on back of Magnus U.S. Naval Expedition No. 6 hand-colored Patriotic cover to Conn., minor corner faults and some toning, otherwise Very Fine, scarce and attractive design, ex Walcott

E. 750-1,000
950
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2362
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2362, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by Washington D.C. double-circle datestamp on multicolored Standing Lady with Union Flag and Shield Patriotic cover to Harrisburg Pa., incl. original letter from soldier to mother with fascinating content about a battle in which he was wounded in the leg and wound up in a ditch with "thousands of musket balls flying thick as hail", Very Fine, with 1974 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
160
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2363
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2363, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by blue grid cancel with matching "Tennallytown D.C. ? 10" circular datestamp on Magnus multicolored two-panel "For the Union Pennsylvania" Patriotic cover to Lancaster Pa., Very Fine, a colorful use

E. 200-300
500
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2364
c
Union Patriotic Covers. 24 used examples, variety of different designs with most being multicolored covers, some scarce or rare designs which have some faults such as Lincoln and his cabinet, Union Standard Bearers for 1864, among others, few with original letters, also incl. a Magnus song sheet with letter, Fine or better

E. 1,000-1,500
2,500
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2365
c
Union Patriotic Covers. 36, mostly with 3c 1857 or 1861 Issue, wide range of designs incl. "The Girl I Left Behind Me," Gen. Rosecrans, Benjamin Franklin portrait, nice group of eagles, shields, flags, Liberty, some in mixed condition, some Fine-Very Fine, a diverse and interesting group

E. 2,000-3,000
1,100
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2366
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2366, Civil War: Lincoln Designs, PatrioticsKentucky Covers, Kentucky CoversKentucky Covers. Two, incl. blue "Bowling Green Ky. Mar. 7, 1862" double-circle datestamp and manuscript "Due 3" on yellow soldier's endorsed cover to Marion O., red and blue Shield-Shaped Flag Patriotic sticker tied by "Morrow O. Mar. 21" circular datestamp, manuscript "Missent", slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, very early use from Bowling Green after Federal occupation (February 15, 1862), ex Schwartz, also "Crittenden Ky. Jan. 31" rimless circular datestamp with day in manuscript on 3c Red Nesbitt entire (U10) to Danville Ky., manuscript "via K.C.R.R." at bottom left, 1859 docketing on back, Extremely Fine, an attractive cover, ex Jarrett, Gallagher and Schwartz

E. 400-500
200
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