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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 13)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1756
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1756, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 13)20c Yellow Green (13a), 20c Yellow Green (13a)20c Yellow Green (13a). Three large margins to just in at right, tied by "Windsor N.C. Mar. 26" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Jackson Hill N.C., Fine, with 1996 C.S.A. certificate

1,250
325
1757
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1757, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 13)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Ample to large margins, minor toning along edges, tied by "Richmond Va. Mar. 19" circular datestamp on cover to surgeon in charge of hospital at Farmville Va., forwarded to Dr. Peyton Grymes at Orange C.H. Va., missing backflap, otherwise Fine, a scarce franking and especially desirable with a Confederate hospital address, ex Kantor

1,250
350
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1758
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1758, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 13)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Margins to just in, pen cancel with matching "Brinkleyville N.C. May 31" postmark on turned cover to Greensboro N.C., inside use bearing 10c Blue, Die A (11) tied by red "Greensborough N.C. Jun. 8" circular datestamp and addressed to Littleton N.C., Very Fine turned use with the 20c Engraved issue

E. 500-750
425
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1759
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1759, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 13)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large to full margins, pre-use horizontal crease slightly breaks the paper, tied by partly clear strike of Wilmington N.C. circular datestamp on cover to Savannah Ga., Very Fine appearance, ex Dietz

1,250
225
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1760
 
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1760, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 13)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Rich color, tied by "Asheville N.C. Nov. 11, 1863" circular datestamp on brown cover front only to Franklin N.C., Very Fine, Scott Retail as off-cover

400
450
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1761
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1761, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 13)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d). Bottom right half, margins just in, tied by bold strike of "Charleston S.C. Oct. 20 186?" circular datestamp on small cover to Newberry C.H. S.C., manuscript "two" at left in sender's hand, fresh and Fine, a lovely use of a 20c bisect on a lady's small cover, ex Hall, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

2,000
1,100
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1762
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1762, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 13)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d). Top right diagonal half, tied by grid cancel on cover to Demopolis Ala., cover somewhat acidified, otherwise Very Fine

2,000
225
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1763
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1763, General Issues on Cover: Engraved (Scott 13)20c Green, Oxford N.C. "Coil" Roulette (13 var), 20c Green, Oxford N.C. "Coil" Roulette (13 var)20c Green, Oxford N.C. "Coil" Roulette (13 var). Large margins showing complete Oxford N.C. roulettes at sides -- extra large margin at top left leads us to believe that this was part-perforate in vertical strips, the C.S.A. catalog agrees and specifically mentions this -- well-tied by "Oxford N.C. Apr. 11" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to court clerk at Louisburg N.C., significantly reduced at left, nicked at top, flap tears and slight creasing, the stamp is Extremely Fine and the cover is attractive, a rare unofficial perforation and the only perforation applied to the 20c General Issue, ex Keeling and Murphy, C.S.A. catalog value

3,750
550
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