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Sale 1146 — U.S. and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 15 December, 2016

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Category — Civil War: U.S. Stamps Used in Confederacy and Demonetized Uses

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1591
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1591, Civil War: U.S. Stamps Used in Confederacy and Demonetized Uses3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Rich color, cancelled by well-struck 8-Point Star and Circle fancy cancel, "Tuscaloosa Al. Jan. 15" circular datestamp on cover to Alleghany Springs Va., barely reduced at left, minor overall wear, Very Fine strike of this fancy cancel, which was used in 1861, although there is no yeardate, this cover was probably mailed after Alabama had voted to secede from the Union (Jan. 11) and prior to their admission to the Confederacy (Feb. 4), ex "Artemis"

E. 750-1,000
1,700
1592
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1592, Civil War: U.S. Stamps Used in Confederacy and Demonetized Uses3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Two covers showing attempted use of obsolete 3c 1857 Issue, first tied by Fort Edward N.Y. circular datestamp on cover to Waterbury Conn., "Due" 3 in circle handstamp and manuscript "Old Stamp no good", Very Fine, second with No. 26 on red and blue Patriotic flag cover to Upper St. Clair Pa., blue "Peoria Ills. Sep. 14, 1861" circular datestamp, 3c Rose (65) pasted over demonetized stamp and tied by same datestamp dated Sep. 16, both stamps and cover defective, otherwise Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
275
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