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Sale 1151 — The Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Friday, 3 March, 2017

Category — General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1735
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1735, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, beautiful early shade and impression, tied by "Paid 10c" and Masonic Links Fancy Woodcut Numeral in Circle cancel, "Patterson N.C. Sep. 4" circular datestamp on cover to Oaks N.C., absolutely pristine

EXTREMELY FINE AND REMARKABLY FRESH. ONE OF THE FEW KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE PATTERSON FANCY RATE MARKING.

Ex Lehman, Judd, Birkinbine and Watt White

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
1736
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1736, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c). Ample to full margins, tied by "Paid 10c" Fancy Woodcut Numeral in Circle cancel, "Patterson N.C. Feb. 22" circular datestamp on cover to Salem N.C., letters of datestamp enhanced with pen, Very Fine strike of this fancy cancel, the two sets of three linked ovals within the hollow "C" are believed to be symbols of the Odd Fellow's Masonic order, this handstamp is known on unused envelopes, indicating provisional use, it is scarce as a handstamped "Paid" and is very rare used as a cancellation on stamps

E. 500-750
700
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1737
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1737, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Two large margins, touched on other two sides, tied by two strikes of "Atlanta Ga. Jun. 17" circular datestamp on buff cover to Gainesville Junction Miss. with blue-green embossed Dimick & Mix Boot and Shoe Dealer cameo corner card with illustrations of footwear, including two styles of the Congress Gaiter, soldier docketing at left, minor edgewear, Very Fine and attractive illustrated shoe advertising design

E. 500-750
325
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1738
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1738, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large to huge margins, tied by "Houston Tex. Feb. 26" circular datestamp on cover to Waco Tex. with blue embossed "Ballinger & Jack Attorneys at Law" cameo corner card, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful advertising cover

E. 500-750
900
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1739
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1739, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins all around, tied by indistinct town cancel on turned cover to Hampden-Sidney College Va., first use with sheet margin copy 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), tied by New York circular datestamp and addressed to Hampden-Sidney College, flap with blue embossed G. Putnam Booksellers cameo shield design, nicely refolded to display all three elements of the turned use, Very Fine, an eye-appealing cover and an unusual combination with North and South postmarks

E. 750-1,000
425
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1740
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1740, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Large margins to just clear, pretty shade, tied by clear strike of blue "Hillsboro N.C. Oct. 22" double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from Naval Store Horse Wagon tickets, opened for display, small toned spot at right, fresh and Very Fine adversity use

E. 300-400
300
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1741
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1741, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by "Warrenton Ga. Apr. 27" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a Confederate Army voucher, addressed to Greensboro Ga., small faint waterstain at left, Extremely Fine stamp and nice adversity use

E. 200-300
225
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1742
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1742, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins all around, tied by light strike of red "Greensborough N.C." circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a church bulletin, addressed to Oxford N.C., stamp with light corner crease, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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1743
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1743, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear, faint corner crease, tied by "Chapel Hill N.C." circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a printed numbered list with manuscript names, addressed to Graham N.C., minor speckled toned spots, Very Fine, ex Weatherly

E. 200-300
150
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1744
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1744, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12), 10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12)10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12). Two covers from Florida, first franked with singles of Die A and B stamps, Die B tied by Quincy Fla. circular datestamp and addressed to Athens Ga., forwarded to Gainesville Ga. with Die A stamp tied by Athens circular datestamp, charge box notation, stained on back which barely shows thru to front including on corner of one stamp, missing parts of flaps, still Fine, a nice forwarded use from Florida which the consignor stated to be in the hand of Howell Cobb, second cover single Die B with large margins tied by Quincy Fla. circular datestamp to Athens Ga., Very Fine

E. 400-500
400
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1745
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1745, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large to huge margins, tied by "Sparta Ga. May 6" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Atlanta with Montour Cotton Mills ornate cameo advertising design, bright and fresh, small repair to backflap has no effect on the front, Extremely Fine, with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
1,800
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1746
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1746, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a), 10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a)10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a). Two singles with margins all around, tied by grid cancels with "Salem N.C. Aug. 1" circular datestamp on all-over red lithographed insurance advertising cover to military address in Richmond Va., Very Fine, a colorful advertising cover, with 1998 C.S.A. certificate

E. 400-500
600
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1747
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1747, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Margins to just in at bottom, tied by "Wilmington N.C. Dec. 16" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a shipping form with illustration of three-masted ship, addressed to Wanesboro Ga., opened for display, Very Fine, a beautiful illustrated adversity use

E. 500-750
300
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1748
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1748, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, rich color, tied by exceptionally bold strike of "Weldon N.C. Feb. 9" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a blueprint to Henderson N.C., opened for display, Very Fine, an attractive illustrated adversity use, ex Boshwit, signed Brian Green

E. 500-750
475
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1749
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1749, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Enormous bottom right corner sheet margins with "(Colum)bia, S.C." portion of imprint, 19mm selvage at right, clear to just touched at left, tied by "Weldon N.C." circular datestamp on back of homemade cover to Mocksville N.C., Very Fine, an exceptional stamp

E. 400-500
225
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1750
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1750, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c). Huge margins including bottom sheet margin with "Note Engr" portion of imprint, tiny toned spot in left margin, tied by "Milton N.C. Jan. 19" circular datestamp on cover to Keysville Va., slight wear, waterstain at top center, still an Extremely Fine stamp and attractive cover, ex Green

E. 400-500
225
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1751
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1751, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Two covers, both stamps with huge margins including bottom sheet margin with part imprint, N.C. town cancels, one tying stamp and the other next to stamp tied by rim of second datestamp, some cover wear, Fine pair of covers and dramatic appearance

E. 400-500
275
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1752
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1752, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Tied by clear strike of "Goodson" Va. straightline handstamp on cover to Guineas Depot Va., stamp with short creases, cover with wear and scattered toning, Fine strike and scarce, according to an article in Confederate Philatelist (Jan.-Feb. 1994), this marking was in use from Oct. 1863 (after the post office was burned during a cavalry raid) until the fall of Goodson in the fall of 1864, ex Judd, C.S.A. Catalog value

1,000
500
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1753
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1753, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c). Ample even margins, tied by "Adam's Run S.C. Aug. 25" circular datestamp on yellow cover to New Market P.O. S.C. with sender's route instructions "P.M. will please forward by Mill Way carrier", slightly reduced at top, Very Fine, this peculiar route endorsement appears on only a few covers addressed to New Market in this period, its relevance to contract mail routes was substantiated by the late Richard Krieger (Confederate Philatelist Nos. 243-244), ex Telep and Everett

E. 300-400
375
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1754
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1754, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e), 10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Bright shade, tied by indistinct town datestamp on small cover to Demopolis Ala., cover lightly soiled, otherwise Fine, with 1981 C.S.A. certificate

900
225
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1755
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1755, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 11-12)10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f), 10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f)10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f). Trimmed at bottom but with large margin, other sides fully perforated, tied by "Columbus Ga. Dec. 16" circular datestamp on buff cover to Mobile Ala., missing part of bottom flap which barely nicks cover at bottom, Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

900
300
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