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Sale 1104 — Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 June, 2015

Category — Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. Stamps

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2018
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2018, 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 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on folded prices current to Providence R.I., some internal edge splitting, otherwise Very Fine, ex Wulfekuhler and 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. 300-400
300
2019
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2019, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsRinggold Geo. Jan. 21 (1861), Ringgold Geo. Jan. 21 (1861)Ringgold Geo. Jan. 21 (1861). Neat strike of circular datestamp cancels 3c Star Die entire (U27) to Hon. Andrew Calhoun at Pendleton S.C., Very Fine Independent State use

E. 200-300
200
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2020
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2020, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMobile Ala. Jan. 22, 1861, Mobile Ala. Jan. 22, 1861Mobile Ala. Jan. 22, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) with captured imprint on gray folded cover to New York, New Orleans company handstamp, fresh and Very Fine Independent State use sent eleven days after secession

E. 200-300
250
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2021
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2021, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsCharleston S.C. Paid Jan. 25, 1861, Charleston S.C. Paid Jan. 25, 1861Charleston S.C. Paid Jan. 25, 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp ties 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on blue folded printed Prices Current to Providence R.I., light vertical file folds well away from stamp, Very Fine Independent State use

E. 200-300
325
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2022
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2022, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMontgomery Ala. Feb. 5, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Feb. 5, 1861Montgomery Ala. Feb. 5, 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on cover to Winnsboro S.C., missing top flap, minor edgewear and age spots, Very Fine, postmarked on the day after the Confederate government was formed in Montgomery

E. 300-400
300
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2023
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2023, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMobile Ala. Feb. 7, 1861, Mobile Ala. Feb. 7, 1861Mobile Ala. Feb. 7, 1861. Double-circle datestamp and "30" rate handstamp on blue folded letter to Paris, France, "New York 3 Feb. 13" debit datestamp, "Et. Unis Serv. Br. A.C. A 25 Fevr. 61" French transit datestamp and "8" decimes due handstamp, Paris receiving backstamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, choice transatlantic use during first few days of Alabama Confederate Statehood, carried on Cunarder Arabia, departing New York on Feb. 12 and arriving at Queenstown on Feb. 23, ex Alex Hall and Walske

E. 400-500
325
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2024
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2024, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsRichmond Tex. Mar. 4 (1861), Richmond Tex. Mar. 4 (1861)Richmond Tex. Mar. 4 (1861). Well-struck blue circular datestamp, matching Star cancel on 3c Star Die entire (U27) to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, Very Fine Independent State use sent two days before Texas officially joined the Confederacy

E. 500-750
1,000
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2025
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2025, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMilliken's Bend La. Mar. 20 (1861), Milliken's Bend La. Mar. 20 (1861)Milliken's Bend La. Mar. 20 (1861). Bold strike of red circular datestamp on 3c Star Die entire (U27) to Carroll, Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, Very Fine Confederate use, ex Wiseman

E. 200-300
250
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2026
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2026, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsColumbus Miss. Mar. 29 (1861), Columbus Miss. Mar. 29 (1861)Columbus Miss. Mar. 29 (1861). Circular datestamp on 3c Red on White Nesbitt entire (U9) to Howell Cobb in Montgomery Ala. and forwarded to Macon Ga., forwarding postage paid by 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) tied by "Montgomery Ala. Apr. 1, 1861" circular datestamp, some edgewear, stamp with lightly soiled perfs at right from gum, Very Fine and attractive use to Howell Cobb

E. 300-400
250
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2027
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2027, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMobile Ala. Apr. 4, 1861, Mobile Ala. Apr. 4, 1861Mobile Ala. Apr. 4, 1861. Well-struck double-circle datestamp on 3c Red on Buff Star Die entire (U27) to Aberdeen Miss. via Steamer Dixie then reforwarded back to Mobile with "frd 3" manuscript at top for forwarding fee, "Aberdeen Miss. Apr. 10" circular datestamp, Very Fine Confederate State use

E. 200-300
350
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2028
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2028, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMobile Ala. Apr. 6, 1861, Mobile Ala. Apr. 6, 1861Mobile Ala. Apr. 6, 1861. Three bold double-circle datestamps tie horizontal strip of three of 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) with guideline at left on yellow cover to Benton, cover slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, an attractive Confederate State use

E. 300-400
375
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2029
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2029, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsCharleston S.C. Apr. 7, 1861, Charleston S.C. Apr. 7, 1861Charleston S.C. Apr. 7, 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp on cover with three 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) tied by grid cancels on cover to Cokesbury S.C., missing top flap, some toning around perfs, still Very Fine Confederate State use

E. 300-400
375
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2030
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2030, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsShreveport La. 13 Apr. 1861, Shreveport La. 13 Apr. 1861Shreveport La. 13 Apr. 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp on 3c Red on Buff Nesbitt entire (U10) to Cleveland Tenn., fresh and Very Fine Confederate State use of the U.S. entire, sent the day after the first shots of the war were fired on Fort Sumter

E. 200-300
250
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2031
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2031, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsRichmond Va. May 3, 1861, Richmond Va. May 3, 1861Richmond Va. May 3, 1861. Bold strike of circular datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), s.e. at left, on blue cover to Campbell C.H. Va., docketed at left, missing small part of top flap, Very Fine Independent State use

E. 150-200
160
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2032
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2032, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsColumbia S.C. May 22 (1861), Columbia S.C. May 22 (1861)Columbia S.C. May 22 (1861). Blue circular datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on cover with red and blue 7-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic design to Lawrenceville Ga., stamp slightly affected from placement at edge of cover, Very Fine and attractive Confederate State use

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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2033
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2033, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsHarper's Ferry Va., May 22, 1861, Harper's Ferry Va., May 22, 1861Harper's Ferry Va., May 22, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on buff cover to Shawsville Va., slightly reduced at right and minor edgewear, Very Fine, used the day before Virginia's ordinance of secession was ratified by referendum

E. 200-300
275
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2034
c
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2034, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsAthens Ga. May 30 (1861), Athens Ga. May 30 (1861)Athens Ga. May 30 (1861). Lightly struck circular datestamp, 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) tied by grid cancel on red and blue 8-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic (F8-7) cover to Memphis Tenn., cover with some staining and edge faults, still Fine and rare use of a U.S. stamp on an 8-Star flag patriotic, two days later after May 30 mailing date U.S. stamps were invalid for postage

E. 400-500
500
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2035
 
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2035, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. Stamps12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Well-struck "Mobile Ala. Jan 27, 1861" double-circle datestamp, strong color, Fine, used within the 24 days of Independent Statehood before being admitted into Confederacy

500
200
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2036
 
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2036, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. Stamps30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Clearly struck "Mobile Ala. Feb 10, 1861" double-circle datestamp, trace of red handstamp at bottom left most likely indicating a foreign destination use, trivial corner crease and thin, Fine, a scarce stamp used six days into Alabama's admittance into the Confederacy, with 1997 P.F. certificate

1,000
500
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2037
 
Sale Number 1104, Lot Number 2037, Independent and C.S.A. use of U.S. StampsMobile Ala. Independent and Confederate State Use, Mobile Ala. Independent and Confederate State UseMobile Ala. Independent and Confederate State Use. Thirteen stamps, incl. four examples of 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) and 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) (one of each an Independent use), 10c Green, Ty. V (35), 24c Gray Lilac (37) and three 3c Star Die cut squares, some faults to be expected but bold cancels, Fine

2,150
1,100
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