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Sale 1151 — The Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Friday, 3 March, 2017

Category — Official and Semi-Official Imprints

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1806
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1806, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Ample to large margins, tied by light strike of "Richmond Va. Aug. 9, 1863" circular datestamp on buff cover with Confederate States Post Office Department imprint to Col. Andrew Neill at Tyler Tex., minor wrinkles at edges, Very Fine, ex Corwin and Everett, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
400
1807
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1807, Official and Semi-Official ImprintsPost Office Department, Official Business, Post Office Department, Official BusinessPost Office Department, Official Business. Three covers, imprints of Chiefs of the Finance and Contract Bureaus and Chief Clerk of the Post Office Department, each signed on U.S. 3c Red entires, Richmond Va. circular datestamps and "Free" straightlines, Chief Clerk cover with backflap tears that slightly extend to front at top, Fine-Very Fine trio of Official imprint covers

E. 400-500
475
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1808
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1808, Official and Semi-Official Imprints5c Blue, Stone 3 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 3 (4)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4). Large margins to just in at right, gum soak in bottom margin, tied by Richmond Va. circular datestamp on overall Virginia Executive Department lithographed cover with state seal, flap removed, minor opening tears at top, otherwise Fine, ex Everett, C.S.A. Catalog value $750.00

E. 200-250
190
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1809
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1809, Official and Semi-Official Imprints5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Large margins to just in at lower right, bright and fresh, tied by "Raleigh N.C. May 10, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Fayetteville N.C. with "Adjutant General's Office Official Business" semi-official imprint, Very Fine, scarce use of a single 5c De La Rue on a semi-official imprint cover

E. 300-400
225
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1810
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1810, Official and Semi-Official Imprints2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Three huge margins, just barely touched at bottom, tied by "Raleigh N.C." double-circle datestamp over Chief Quartermaster's imprint on blue semi-official cover to Fair Ground Hospital No. 7 in Raleigh, slight reinforcement of top right corner not affecting stamp, Very Fine, Scott Retail with no premium for the imprint or address

1,500
375
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1811
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1811, Official and Semi-Official Imprints2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Margins all around, some gum staining around edges and edge fault at upper right, tied by "Raleigh N.C." double-circle datestamp on "Official Business Quartermaster's Office C.S.A. Raleigh N.C." semi-official imprint cover to Raleigh, vertical file fold, minor staining at bottom left, appears Fine, scarce example of the 2c Red Jack on a semi-official imprint cover

1,500
850
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1812
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1812, Official and Semi-Official Imprints2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Margins to in at bottom, tied by "Richmond Va. Sep. 23, 1863" circular datestamp on oversize brown local cover with "Treasury Department C.S.A., Second Auditor's Office, Official Business" manuscript endorsement, some slight waterstaining at left, Fine

1,500
275
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1813
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1813, Official and Semi-Official ImprintsMedical Director's Office, General Hospitals, N.C. Official Business, Medical Director's Office, General Hospitals, N.C. Official BusinessMedical Director's Office, General Hospitals, N.C. Official Business. Unsealed cover with manuscript "5" and "Printed Circular" at top left, small "Paid" straightline handstamp, addressed to Raleigh N.C., fresh and Very Fine, wonderful quality

E. 300-400
275
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1814
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1814, Official and Semi-Official ImprintsGreensborough N.C., Semi-Official Imprints, Greensborough N.C., Semi-Official ImprintsGreensborough N.C., Semi-Official Imprints. Four covers, one stampless and three bearing 10c Nos. 11-12, each tied by "Greensborough N.C." circular datestamp on semi-official imprint cover, nicest one from Chief Enrolling Office, others from Quarter-Master's Dept., Subsistence Dept. and and Chief Enrolling Office, some stamp and cover flaws, Fine-Very Fine group, C.S.A. catalog value $1,600.00

E. 400-500
750
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1815
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1815, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large to huge margins including sheet margin at right, tied by light strike of red N.C. double-circle datestamp (Raleigh?) on "Conscript Office Camp Holmes N.C. Official Business" semi-official imprint cover to Fayetteville N.C., Extremely Fine, exceptional quality, ex Emerson

E. 500-750
400
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1816
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1816, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margins to full, tied by "Raleigh N.C. Jun. 18, 1864" double-circle datestamp on "Official Business, U.S. Depository, Raleigh, N.C." semi-official imprint cover to Depository at Salem N.C., wonderfully fresh, Extremely Fine, signed Brian Green

E. 400-500
400
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1817
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1817, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margin at bottom, other sides ample to clear, tied by neat blue grid cancel, matching Raleigh N.C. double-circle datestamp with unclear date on "Official Business Quartermaster's Department Raleigh" semi-official imprint cover to Hillsboro N.C., fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
375
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1818
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1818, Official and Semi-Official Imprints10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Large to full margins, bottom left corner faulty, tied by red "Raleigh N.C. Nov. 16" double-circle datestamp struck twice on "Adjutant General's Office, Roll of Honor, Official Business" semi-official imprint cover to Statesville N.C., small cover repair at bottom right, Very Fine appearance and scarce, the Roll of Honor was the Confederate equivalent of Congressional Medal of Honor

E. 300-400
325
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1819
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1819, Official and Semi-Official ImprintsNorth Carolina Semi-Official Imprints, Balance, North Carolina Semi-Official Imprints, BalanceNorth Carolina Semi-Official Imprints, Balance. Five stamped and three stampless covers, range of semi-official imprints including "C.S. Nitre and Mining Service", Chief Enrolling Office, Subsistence Dept., Ordnance Dept., Medical Director's Office, C.S. Depository and Quartermaster's Office, the stamped covers bearing pair 5c Blue, Local (7) or singles 10c Engraved (11-12), two of the stampless appear to have been hand carried, stamp or cover flaws to be expected, overall Fine group, C.S.A. catalog Retail value $3,200.00

E. 500-750
850
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