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Sale 1100 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday, 22 June, 2015

Category — Postal History: Civil War

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
225
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 225, Postal History: Civil War3c 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
1,900
226
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 226, Postal History: Civil War10c 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
800
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227
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 227, Postal History: Civil War3c 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
5,250
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228
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 228, Postal History: Civil War3c 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
1,200
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229
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 229, Postal History: Civil War3c 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
850
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230
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 230, Postal History: Civil WarN. 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
1,100
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231
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 231, Postal History: Civil War3c 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
1,700
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232
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 232, Postal History: Civil War3c 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
2,200
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233
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 233, Postal History: Civil War3c 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
3,000
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234
c
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 234, Postal History: Civil War"Bowling Green Ky. Feb. 19th" (1862) -- Earliest Reported Federal Use After Occupation, "Bowling Green Ky. Feb. 19th" (1862) -- Earliest Reported Federal Use After Occupation"Bowling Green Ky. Feb. 19th" (1862) -- Earliest Reported Federal Use After Occupation. Manuscript postmark on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire to Williamstown Mass., endorsed "Soldiers letter & no new stamps -- H.H.S. Ast Surgeon", obsolete embossed stamp cancelled by Louisville "DUE 3" straightline handstamp applied in transit, backflap removed, Very Fine, ex Schwartz, this is the earliest reported cover posted at Bowling Green after U.S. occupation, the Confederates evacuated completely by February 14, 1862, this was mailed just five days later

E. 750-1,000
225
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