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Sale 1151 — The Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Friday, 3 March, 2017

Category — General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1678
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1678, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Large margins to slightly in at left, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Dec. 4" (1862) circular datestamp on brown wrapper marked "1 Catalogue" and addressed to Montgomery, ink slightly smeared from water, Fine and scarce, an unusual combination of printed matter and intra-city use, ex Everett, illustrated in Dr. Daniel C. Warren's census of 2c Lithograph covers (2011 Congress book, p. 33, Census No. ALA-13), with clear 1993 C.S.A. certificate

3,500
800
1679
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1679, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Ample margins to in, tied by dark blue Richmond Va. circular datestamp on docketed cover, Fine, illustrated in Dr. Daniel C. Warren's census of 2c Lithograph covers (2011 Congress book, p. 60, Census No. VA-67), ex Mueller, with 1986 C.S.A. certificate

3,500
550
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1680
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1680, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal pair, huge margins to just in at bottom, portions of adjoining stamps at top, tied by two strikes of blue "Raleigh N.C." double-circle datestamp on brown oversized newspaper wrapper to Haywood N.C., the wrapper is unsurprisingly creased and wrinkled, right stamp with vertical crease, edgewear, refolded at one edge (fits on an album page), otherwise Fine, a rare use of the 2c Lithograph pair on a newspaper wrapper, these were rarely saved, Warren Census No. NC-19, ex Handy, Scott Retail for pair paying the double circular rate

5,000
500
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1681
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1681, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of five, large margins to touched or slightly in, cancelled by three strikes of "Eutaw Ala. Jul. 11, 1862" double-circle datestamp on small cover to Demopolis Ala., missing backflap, strip with a few small margin flaws

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE AND BEAUTIFUL STRIP OF FIVE OF THE 2-CENT GREEN LITHOGRAPH, PAYING THE 10-CENT RATE.

Illustrated in Dr. Daniel C. Warren's census of 2c Lithograph covers, which lists only this and one other cover used from Eutaw (2011 Congress book, p. 32, Census No. ALA-002). Ex Emerson, Brooks and Finney. With 1992 P.F. certificate

13,500
2,700
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1682
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1682, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of five, tied by manuscript "Rowan Mills Mar. 28" postmark on cover to Richmond Va., right stamp split and defective, other stamps intact and sound, missing backflap, Fine appearing example of this rare Confederate franking, this is the only 2c Lithograph recorded in the Warren census from Rowan Mills N.C., Warren census no. NC-021, Scott Retail $13,500.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,000
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1683
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1683, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of five, cancelled by manuscript "Leasburg N.C. Dec. 29, 1862" postmark on cover to Oxford N.C., defective and repaired, reduced at sides, still Fine appearing and presentable example of this rare Confederate franking, this is the only 2c Lithograph recorded in the Warren census from Leasburg N.C., Warren census no. NC-012, illustrated on p. 44 in 2011 Congress book, Scott Retail $13,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
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1684
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1684, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large to clear margins, brilliant color, tied by blue "Graham N.C. May 1?" circular datestamp (or possibly stencil marking) with rim made up of dashes, on buff cover to Hillsboro N.C., reduced at right, fresh and Very Fine, accompanied by a stampless cover with same the postmark dated Aug. 22 with matching "PAID" straightline, "Bank of Lexington Branch at Graham" embossed seal on flap, Very Fine, an outstanding pair of covers perfect for display together

E. 750-1,000
750
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1685
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1685, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Deep color, tied by "Mobile Ala. Apr. 24, 1862" double-circle datestamp on salmon-colored all-over lithographed Clark, George & Co. Wholesale Druggists advertising cover with illustration of a locomotive, addressed to Tupelo Miss., some slight staining affects right edge and bottom right corner of stamp, missing backflap, otherwise Very Fine, a rare design and desirable with the locomotive illustration

E. 500-750
950
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1686
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1686, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Margins to slightly in, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 4, 1863" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Petersburg Va., with illustrated Talbott & Brother steam engine corner card, stamp with small edge stain, horizontal file fold, Very Fine, a wonderful illustrated advertising design, Talbott & Brother was in business from the 1840s until about 1870 and specialized in the manufacture of steam engines and sawmill equipment

E. 500-750
1,000
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1687
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1687, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Ample to clear margins, rich color, tied by "Wilmington N.C. 28 May" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from fancy red and green paper manufacturer advertising circular, addressed to Raleigh N.C., couple small cover edge tears at top, opened for display, Very Fine, a colorful adversity use with the 5c Blue Lithograph, ex Salzer and Myerson

E. 500-750
500
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1688
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1688, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a), 5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a)5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a). Vertical pair, rich color, tied by large dark blue N.C. town cancel on pink adversity cover to Tallahassee Fla., part of flap folded up for display, missing top flap and small repair at top left, appears Fine, we were unable to discover the meaning of "McGwigan's American"

E. 300-400
300
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1689
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1689, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)5c Blue, Stones 2, 3 (4), 5c Blue, Stones 2, 3 (4)5c Blue, Stones 2, 3 (4). Two covers, vertical pair Stone 2, horizontal pair Stone 3 (identified as Positions 44-45), both tied by Columbus Miss. circular datestamps, the vertical pair with margins to in and stain on right margin, horizontal pair is fresh, overall Fine-Very Fine

775
225
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1690
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1690, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins all around, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Aug. 1" circular datestamp on narrow lady's blue cover with mosaic pattern to Temperance Va., stamp with small gum stain top left corner, still Extremely Fine

750
550
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1691
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1691, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to touched at upper right, bright color, tied by "Weldon N.C. Jan. 15, 1863" circular datestamp on small mourning cover to Petersburg Va., missing backflap, Very Fine

750
900
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1692
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1692, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margin at bottom, others ample to touching, pastel shade, tied by light strike of red "Camden S.C. Sep. 8" circular datestamp on lady's small pink cover to Charleston S.C., Fine, rare with red town cancel

875
275
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1693
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1693, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins all around, light horizontal crease, cork cancel, Clinton Tenn. double-circle datestamp on homemade cover to Prattville Ala., slightly reduced at left, Very Fine appearance

750
250
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1694
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1694, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 3-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins, tied by "Concord N.C. Aug. 26" circular datestamp on brown cover to Mockville N.C., cover professionally restored including top margin of stamp, appears Very Fine, scarce origination for the 10c Rose lithograph

750
500
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