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Sale 1104 — Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 June, 2015

Category — Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continued

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2055
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2055, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedMemphis Ten. Dec. 25, 1861, Memphis Ten. Dec. 25, 1861Memphis Ten. Dec. 25, 1861. Bold circular datestamp with yeardate inverted, manuscript "Due 2c" on blue Robinson & Leonard commission merchant's corner card cover from Hickman Ky., carried from Hickman and placed into mails at Memphis as a drop letter, small waterstain at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, an extremely rare cover from Kentucky into the Confederate city of Memphis

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
2056
 
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2056, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continued"Union City Tennessee, August 4, "Union City Tennessee, August 4"Union City Tennessee, August 4." Dateline on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic lettersheet with "T" and verse, small erosion holes and some acidification, otherwise Very Fine, ex Dr. Brandon

E. 200-300
275
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2057
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2057, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedEl Paso Tex. May 18 (1862), El Paso Tex. May 18 (1862)El Paso Tex. May 18 (1862). Readable circular datestamp with red crayon "Due 10" on cover to Mr. Jeff Word in Palestine Tex., endorsed "private J.J. Word, A.J.Q., Hd. Qrs. Army N.M.", professionally restored at left, Very Fine appearance, a rare use from Confederate New Mexico from John J. Word who was part of Sibley's Brigade, see Confederate Philatelist No. 337, Nov.-Dec. 2003, for an article on the Word correspondence, ex Dr. Warren, see also lot 2070

E. 1,000-1,500
950
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2058
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2058, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedSan Antonio Tex. Nov. 6 (1861), San Antonio Tex. Nov. 6 (1861)San Antonio Tex. Nov. 6 (1861). Clear strike of green circular datestamp with manuscript "Paid 5" on cover to Col. J.F. Word in Palestine Tex., sent by J.W. Word, who would soon be part of Sibley's Brigade, reduced at right and some soiling, still Very Fine, see Confederate Philatelist No. 337, Nov.-Dec. 2003, for an article on the Word correspondence, ex Dr. Warren, see also lot 2070

E. 300-400
180
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2059
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2059, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedGordonsville Va. Sep. 21, 1862, Gordonsville Va. Sep. 21, 1862Gordonsville Va. Sep. 21, 1862. Circular datestamp with day slug inverted, manuscript "20cts" rate on cover to Mrs. Bradley T. Johnson at Charlottesville Va., missing top flap, some edgewear and small edge tears, still Very Fine use sent by General Bradley T. Johnson during the Antietam campaign

E. 200-300
130
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2060
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2060, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedLynchburg Va. Jul. ?, Lynchburg Va. Jul. ?Lynchburg Va. Jul. ?. Circular datestamp with "Paid 10" handstamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag and Tent Patriotic cover to Anthony Shoals Va., slightly reduced at left, minor wear, Very Fine and scarce handstamped Paid on a Patriotic

E. 1,500-2,000
2,200
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2061
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2061, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedRichmond Va. Jun. 8 (1861), Richmond Va. Jun. 8 (1861)Richmond Va. Jun. 8 (1861). Neat strike of circular datestamp with "PAID" and "5" handstamps on red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Knoxville Tenn., some slight edgewear and soiling, still Very Fine, scarce marking, this style of handstamped paid was only used from June 1-10, 1861

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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2062
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2062, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedRichmond Va. Jul. 31, 1861, Richmond Va. Jul. 31, 1861Richmond Va. Jul. 31, 1861. Neat strike of circular datestamp with "PAID 5Cts" handstamp on red and blue 10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to Va., Very Fine and attractive handstamped Paid use

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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2063
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2063, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedRichmond Va. Jan. 7, 1863, Richmond Va. Jan. 7, 1863Richmond Va. Jan. 7, 1863. Circular datestamp on 11-Star Confederate Waving Flag and Verse Patriotic cover to Torance Miss., bold "Due 10" handstamp, endorsed "a soldier's letter, J.W. Jones 4th Reg. Miss. Vols.", with original enclosure datelined "In Camps near Fredericksburg Va. January 4th 1863", fascinating contents about a battle incl. "the yanks throw their dead men in piles and thrown dirt on them for brest works to fight behind and to keep us from going", some wear and soiling, still Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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2064
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2064, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedRichmond Va. Oct. 24, 1862, Richmond Va. Oct. 24, 1862Richmond Va. Oct. 24, 1862. Bold strike of circular datestamp on "Confederate States of America, Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Finance Bureau" imprint cover signed by Hamill to the postmaster at Fort Defiance N.C., docketed at left where slightly reduced, minor wear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
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2065
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2065, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedSaltville Va, Saltville VaSaltville Va. Large dateless handstamp with "Due 10" handstamp on cover to Brownsville P.O. Ga., endorsed "from J.A. McMurtrey, 9th Ga. Art. Bat., Company B", some overall wear and soiling, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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2066
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2066, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedTudor Hall Va. Aug. 27, 1861, Tudor Hall Va. Aug. 27, 1861Tudor Hall Va. Aug. 27, 1861. Circular datestamp and "Paid 5" handstamp on small cover with red and blue 10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic design to Hillsboro Va., fresh and Fine, ex MacBride, Judd, Handy and Everett

E. 500-750
1,800
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2067
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2067, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continuedTudor Hall Va. Oct. 1 (1861), Tudor Hall Va. Oct. 1 (1861)Tudor Hall Va. Oct. 1 (1861). Circular datestamp with "10" rate handstamp and New Orleans "due 10" straightline with framed "Adv. 1" Advertised handstamp on red and blue "Washington Artillery" and 11-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover to New Orleans, endorsement of William M. Owen, 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant of Washington Artillery, light vertical fold, minor edgewear and small backflap fault

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE WASHINGTON ARTILLERY OF NEW ORLEANS BATTALION PATRIOTIC DESIGN AND UNUSUAL USE WITH HANDSTAMPED DUE AND "ADVERTISED" MARKINGS.

Ex Dr. Skinner and Dr. Agre

E. 3,000-4,000
7,500
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2068
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2068, Handstamped Paid and Due Markings, continued"Academy Oct. 5" (West Virginia), "Academy Oct. 5" (West Virginia)"Academy Oct. 5" (West Virginia). Manuscript postmark with "Paid 5" on folded letter datelined "Hillsboro Oct. the 5th 1861" to Lewisburg Va., interesting contents incl. "it is said 24,000 of the enemy came down of Cheat on 8,000 of our men. Rumor says we put them to flight with the loss of 10 while their loss was great but we have not heard the particulars", minor wear, Very Fine and rare, accompanied by typed transcript and letter explaining that Hillsboro, in Pocahontas County, settled in 1765, conflicted with another older Hillsboro in Loudon County and so the post office was called Academy until it became a part of West Virginia when it could reassume the name Hillsboro, ex Dr. Warren

E. 1,000-1,500
700
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