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Sale 1186 — The Kilbourne Collection of Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 28 June, 2018

Category — 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
676
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 676, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Horizontal block of ten, original gum, couple h.r., large to huge margins all around, bright color, few faults including small thins on several stamps -- more than acceptable condition for a block of this issue

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A SPECTACULAR ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF TEN OF THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH ISSUE -- THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE.

The rarity of this block of ten cannot be overstated. There exists a block of eight, without gum, and with large portions of two additional adjoining stamps (ex Murphy). It has faults which are more severe than on the block offered here. We sold a different block of eight in our 1982 Rarities sale, with original gum and two stamps cut-in at the right. This block of ten is the largest recorded multiple and has no equals.

Ex Weatherly (acquired by the Kilbournes privately in 1963). Illustrated in 1986 Dietz catalog (p. 152). Scott Retail $24,000.00 as two blocks of four

E. 10,000-15,000
11,000
677
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 677, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Positions 45-48, horizontal strip of four, unused (no gum), Positions 45-46 showing complete "LITH. OF HOYER & LUDWIG RICHMOND VA." Type 1 imprint at bottom, left stamp is also the White Arrow variety, huge margins all around, especially at bottom which allows the imprint to be seen without the distraction of a close margin, also large portion of Position 44 at left, vertical creases between stamps, center crease a bit heavy but lies outside the imprint, small thins

VERY FINE APPEARANCE AND AN IMPORTANT CONFEDERATE STATES RARITY. THIS IS ONE OF FIVE OR FEWER RECORDED MULTIPLES OF THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH SHOWING THE COMPLETE IMPRINT -- AND THE LARGEST EXTANT.

There are at least two unused pairs of the 10c Rose showing the imprint with a portion of "Richmond" missing -- one lacks the "M" and "N", while the other lacks most of the lettering after "RI" and is also partially severed and rejoined (ex Walcott, Caspary and Murphy, Siegel Sale 795, lot 745). We sold a strip of three in the Dr. Brandon collection with the full imprint and complete "Richmond" (Siegel Sale 1087, lot 249). This strip of four is the largest imprint multiple we record and is particularly desirable as it shows completely each letter of the entire imprint.

Ex Hastings. C.S.A. Catalog value for imprint pair $8,500.00

E. 4,000-5,000
2,100
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678
 
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 678, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Pale Rose, Horizontal Strip of Three with Vertical Gutter Between Middle and Right Stamps (5 var), 10c Pale Rose, Horizontal Strip of Three with Vertical Gutter Between Middle and Right Stamps (5 var)10c Pale Rose, Horizontal Strip of Three with Vertical Gutter Between Middle and Right Stamps (5 var). Positions 9-10-1 on the transfer stone, large to huge margins, neat "Houston Miss. Jun. 26" circular datestamp, faint crease in gutter margin, small toned spot on right stamp, couple other small faults, all of which are insignificant

THE UNIQUE GUTTER-MARGIN MULTIPLE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH. ONE OF THE GREATEST RARITIES OF ALL CONFEDERATE GENERAL ISSUES.

Ex Dr. Graves, Murphy and from our 1982 and 1986 Rarities sales. With 1984 P.F. certificate. The gutter pair is listed but unpriced in Scott.

E. 4,000-5,000
2,600
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679
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 679, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose, "Big Shift" Replaced Transfer (5 var), 10c Rose, "Big Shift" Replaced Transfer (5 var)10c Rose, "Big Shift" Replaced Transfer (5 var). Positions 14-15, horizontal pair, left stamp (Position 14) shows re-entry with significant doubling of large part of design, original gum, large margins, fresh and bright color, small thin visible beneath hinge remnant

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THIS REMARKABLE VARIETY -- ALSO THE ONLY RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE WITH A SHIFTED TRANSFER.

The C.S.A. Catalog discusses the 10c Rose Replaced or Shifted Transfers (p. 332) and states that there is only one multiple recorded containing a shift. They are constant varieties (not transient), and are rare with between one and six recorded from seven positions on the printing stone. Opinions differ on how and why they were created. The lack of large multiples and general scarcity of the 10c Rose has hampered their study.

Ex Knapp and Hall

E. 3,000-4,000
1,800
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680
nh
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 680, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose, Malformed "T" of "TEN" variety, "Zen" (5 var), 10c Rose, Malformed "T" of "TEN" variety, "Zen" (5 var)10c Rose, Malformed "T" of "TEN" variety, "Zen" (5 var). Position 4, Mint N.H., large margins, brilliant color

EXTREMELY FINE. POSSIBLY THE ONLY SOUND AND SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE "ZEN" PLATE VARIETY.

With 1999 P.S.E. certificate for block of four. Scott Retail as hinged

2,400
6,250
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681
og
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 681, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Lovely bright shade which appears to us to be Salmon Rose, original gum, light horizontal crease

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH IN A BRIGHT SHADE.

Offered as Rose with corresponding Scott Retail value

2,400
1,600
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682
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 682, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Unused (no gum), pretty pastel shade, large to huge margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp

1,250
1,000
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683
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 683, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Unused (traces of gum), large to huge margins, faint soiling at top, still Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as no gum

1,250
650
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684
ogbl
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 684, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Block of four, original gum, h.r. at top left, extraordinarily rich color bordering on the rare Carmine shade, large margins to full at left, horizontal crease in top pair

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND VERY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 10-CENT LITHOGRAPH IN AN EXCEPTIONALLY RICH SHADE.

Acquired by the Kilbournes in 1965 (Siegel Sale 288, lot 674). Scott Retail $12,000.00 as normal Rose block of four

E. 5,000-7,500
5,000
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685
og
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 685, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Horizontal pair, original gum, enormous margins all around including sheet margin at bottom, radiant color, left stamp trivial natural inclusion not mentioned on either accompanying certificate

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE 10-CENT LITHOGRAPH ISSUE IN THE DEEP ROSE COLOR..

Ex Birkinbine and "Scarsdale". With 1982 and 1999 P.F. certificates

4,900
4,000
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686
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 686, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Unused (no gum), brilliant color, large to huge margins, tiny natural inclusion lower right, Extremely Fine Gem

1,250
1,900
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687
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 687, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Large margins all around, brilliant color, tied by "Victoria Tex. Mar. 22" (1863) circular datestamp on folded letter from cotton exporters in Victoria to Jose San Roman in Brownsville Texas, letter discusses cotton shipment, faint dampstains

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH COVERS ORIGINATING IN TEXAS, OF WHICH FEWER THAN A HALF-DOZEN ARE KNOWN.

Our Levi records contain five 10c Rose (any shade) covers from Texas, of which only one is in condition anywhere near comparable to the cover offered here. This cover to Jose San Roman, a well-known blockade-runner and supplier to the Confederate government, was postmarked at Victoria on March 22, 1863, just eight days before one of the two known Victoria postmaster's provisional covers was mailed, to Jose San Roman (ex Kilbourne and "D.K." collections, last offered in Siegel Sale 1022, lot 1123).

E. 4,000-5,000
3,250
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688
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 688, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Intense shade, cut close, vertical crease and two small nicks in bottom margin, tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 19, 1863" circular datestamp on small Valentine cover to Woodstock Va. with red and blue 8-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic design (F8-5), small elaborate lace Valentine accompanies and exactly fits the envelope, Very Fine appearance, a scarce and desirable example of the 10c Rose on an 8-Star Patriotic Valentine cover

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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689
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 689, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Full to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 9, 1862" circular datestamp on Colporter's Sunday School and Publication Board advertising cover to Danville Va., interesting objectives described in the text, vertical crease in cover is slightly worn and soiled but does not affect stamp

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE ON AN ADVERTISING COVER.

Ex Walcott and Hall

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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690
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 690, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Brilliant color which is very close to the rare Carmine shade, large margins all around, tied by "Haynesville Ala. Feb. 27" (1863) circular datestamp on buff turned cover to Tuscaloosa Ala., inside first use with horizontal pair 5c Blue, Local (7) tied by "Tuscaloosa Al. Feb. 18" circular datestamp and addressed to Haynesville, opened for display

EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT LITHOGRAPH IN THE DEEP ROSE SHADE, USED ON A TURNED COVER WITH A PAIR OF 5-CENT TYPOGRAPHS, AND SENT BACK TO ITS ORIGIN IN TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA.

Ex Caspary, where acquired by the Kilbournes in the 1957 sale of his Confederate material

E. 3,000-4,000
6,250
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691
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 691, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Three singles, each in a deep rich shade that is very close to the rare Carmine shade (described as Carmine in a Confederate Philatelist article), large margins all around on each, tied by two strikes of "Richmond Va. Apr. 1, 1863" circular datestamp on triple-rate buff cover to Markham Station Va., detailed routing instructions at bottom "Via Culpeper C. House, Flint Hill & Front Royal"

EXTREMELY FINE GEM STAMPS ON A PRISTINE COVER. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST 10-CENT JEFFERSON LITHOGRAPH COVERS IN ANY OF THE ROSE OR CARMINE SHADES. THIS DEEP ROSE TRIPLE-RATE COVER IS SUPERB AND STRIKING.

Ex Caspary, where acquired by the Kilbournes in the 1957 sale of his Confederate material. Illustrated in color in 1986 Dietz catalog (p. 151)

E. 7,500-10,000
9,500
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692
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 692, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Large margins to ample at right, beautiful intense shade close to the rare Carmine, tied by neat strike of "Richmond Va. Jan. 21, 1863" circular datestamp on small cover to Surry County Va., couple tiny spots of toning just touch the top margin, still Extremely Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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693
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 693, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Huge margins to clear at upper left, intense shade somewhere in the Deep Rose/Carmine spectrum, tied by "Aiken S.C. Aug. 17" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Columbia S.C. with D. E. Fleming & Co. Charleston S.C. albino embossed corner card, missing bottom flap, some small edge staining at top which barely touches the stamp at top right, Very Fine appearance, ex Finney

E. 750-1,000
650
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694
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 694, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Rose (5 var), 10c Deep Rose (5 var)10c Deep Rose (5 var). Large margins to full at bottom, small rubbed spot at lower right, intense shade somewhere in the Deep Rose/Carmine spectrum, tied by "Selma Ala. Jul. 6" (1862) circular datestamp on small cover to Mobile Ala., some small edge staining at top which barely touches the stamp at top right, Very Fine, ex Finney

E. 750-1,000
800
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695
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 695, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Enormous margins all around, beautiful intense shade, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 22, 1862" circular datestamp on 11-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic cover (F11-16, Verse 45) to Pleasant Hill Ala., missent and struck with "Pine Hill Ala. July 8" circular datestamp, manuscript "Missent & Forwarded", slight edgewear and small corner fault at top right, stamp with two small surface scuffs in top right margin and at lower right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A SPECTACULAR 10-CENT LITHOGRAPH IN AN INTENSE CARMINE SHADE ON AN 11-STAR CONFEDERATE FLAG PATRIOTIC COVER. A GREAT RARITY.

Accompanied by copy of Confederate Philatelist article classifying the shade as Carmine.

E. 5,000-7,500
6,250
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696
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 696, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Full to large margins, bright end of the Carmine shade spectrum, faint pre-use crease, tied by "Little Rock Ark. Sep. 20, 1862" double-circle datestamp on gray, white and purplish brown wallpaper cover to Mount Pleasant Tex., some edgewear and small edge tears

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. AN ALMOST CERTAINLY UNIQUE USE OF THE 10-CENT IN ANY SHADE OF ROSE OR CARMINE, COMBINING ARKANSAS ORIGIN AND WALLPAPER ADVERSITY USAGE.

Scott value for 10c Rose wallpaper cover is $2,000.00, while the Arkansas usage (only two recorded) is listed but unpriced.

E. 3,000-4,000
2,000
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697
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 697, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Huge margins including right sheet margin, intense shade and impression, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Aug. 1" (1862) circular datestamp on brown cover to Mocksville Va.

EXTREMELY FINE GEM 10-CENT LITHOGRAPH IN THE RARE CARMINE SHADE, TIED BY A BEAUTIFUL CONTRASTING BLUE TOWN DATESTAMP.

Ex Birkinbine. With 2001 C.S.A. certificate as "Deep Rose", which the late Jack Molesworth crossed out and changed to "Carmine" -- we agree with his expert judgment that the color is Carmine

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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698
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 698, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Large to huge margins all around, small rubbed spot at top right and light corner crease bottom right, tied by dark blue "Lynchburg Va. Sep. 3" circular datestamp on brown cover to Rocky Mount Va.

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT CARMINE TIED BY A DARK BLUE TOWN DATESTAMP.

Ex Caspary, where acquired by the Kilbournes in the 1957 sale of his Confederate material

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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699
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 699, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Brilliant intense color, ample to large margins, tied by clear strike of blue "Albany Ga. Aug. 8, 1862" circular datestamp on folded blue-ruled letter to Milledgeville Ga., missing about half of back, side flaps intact

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE ELUSIVE 10-CENT CARMINE TIED BY A BLUE TOWN DATESTAMP ON COVER.

Ex Caspary and Wishnietsky

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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700
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 700, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Brilliant shade of Carmine on bright white paper, large margins all around, tied by "Montevallo Ala. Jul. 7" (1862) circular datestamp on small blue folded letter to Columbiana Ala.

VERY FINE. A COLORFUL COVER WITH A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT CARMINE.

Ex Duckworth. Signed Dietz

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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701
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 701, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Ample to large margins, wonderful rich color in the Carmine shade, tied by "Aiken S.C. Aug. 22" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Gen. Wm. H. Gist at Columbia S.C., with D. F. Fleming & Co. embossed corner card, lightened stain at lower left, tiny erosion spot at bottom right and very slightly reduced at bottom

VERY FINE AND ATTRACTIVE COVER BEARING THE RARE 10-CENT CARMINE.

Ex Finney and Dr. Agre. With 1997 P.F. and 2008 C.S.A. certificates

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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702
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 702, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Deep Carmine (5a var), 10c Deep Carmine (5a var)10c Deep Carmine (5a var). Huge to large margins all around, intense color in the deep end of the Carmine shade spectrum, tied by light strike of "Knoxville Ten. Jul. 16" circular datestamp on brown homemade cover to Kingston Tenn., 1862 docketing at left, barely reduced at top where opened

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 10-CENT CARMINE ON COVER. A MAGNIFICENT CONDITION RARITY.

The spectrum of Carmine shades, ranging from bright to deep, ends with this intense shade. Its existence has caused the current generation of certificate issuers to fumble the correct classification of Carmine versus Rose shades.

Ex Antrim, Weatherly and from our 1983 and 1984 Rarities sales. With note on back which reads "Carmine, Deepest color I ever saw, Finest copy known - 1951" and initialed "L.L.S." (Shenfield).

E. 4,000-5,000
3,750
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703
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 703, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Position 45, large margins with bottom sheet margin showing "LITH. OF HOYER & LUDW(IG)" portion of imprint, slightly in at right, tied by bold "Savannah Ga. Paid Sep. 13" (1862) circular datestamp on folded cover to Charleston and forwarded to Columbia S.C., clear "Charleston S.C. Sep. 15" circular datestamp and matching "Paid 10" in circle handstamp

VERY FINE AND FRESH COVER. IMPRINT COPIES OF ANY HOYER & LUDWIG STAMP ARE RARE AND SELDOM FOUND ON COVER. THIS 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH STAMP SHOWING THE IMPRINT AND USED ON AN ATTRACTIVE COVER IS, IN OUR OPINION, ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING GENERAL ISSUE COVERS.

The forwarding postage on this letter was charged to a post office box account. The combination of a 10c Rose and handstamped "Paid" is also very rare.

Ex Murphy and Powell

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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704
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 704, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Position 45, large margins to slightly irregular and barely in at upper left, with bottom sheet margin showing "LITH. OF HOYER & LUDWIG" portion of imprint, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 26, 1862" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a cotton shipment invoice, addressed to Second Creek Miss., stamp with some light soiling

VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE USE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE WITH IMPRINT ON AN ADVERSITY COVER MADE FROM A COTTON SHIPMENT FORM.

This is a particularly desirable example as an adversity cover

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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705
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 705, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins all around, used as forwarding postage to Flat Rock N.C. and tied by "Charleston S.C. Jul. 31, 1862" circular datestamp, cover originated with 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), ample to large margins, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Jul. 22, 1862" circular datestamp on overall lithographed "Head and Hicks General Land Agents, Batesville Ark." cover to Charleston, Aug. 4, 1862 docketing at top, small edge tears and small hole on back, 10c Rose with bit of corner staining

VERY FINE. A SPECTACULAR AND EXTREMELY RARE COMBINATION OF THE 10-CENT LITHOGRAPH IN THE ROSE AND DARK BLUE COLORS ON AN OVERALL DESIGN ADVERTISING COVER.

The 10c Rose is rare used with any other Confederate or U.S. stamps. This is the only example of its use in combination with a Scott No. 2 that we have encountered.

Ex Weatherly and offered in the April 1929 W. T. Pollitz sale of the Robert D. Stone collection (realized $400)

E. 5,000-7,500
7,500
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706
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 706, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large to huge margins all around, bright color, tied by "Tuscaloosa Ala. ? 21, 1862" circular datestamp on brown cover to Marion Ala. with "Warrior Works, Tuscaloosa, Ala." illustrated cameo corner card in dark blue, depicting a plow, upon arrival cover was turned and franked with pair of 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), tied by "Marion Ala. Sep. 9" circular datestamp and addressed to Woodville Ala., flaps opened for display

EXTREMELY FINE. A MARVELOUS CONFEDERATE ILLUSTRATED ADVERTISING COVER BEARING THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH, TURNED AND RE-MAILED WITH A PAIR OF THE 5-CENT DE LA RUE TYPOGRAPH.

We can unequivocally state that this is one of the finest Confederate advertising covers extant. Any use of the 10c Rose on an illustrated cover is rare, and this is one of the choicest of that small population. Interestingly, the finest 10c Rose illustrated college cover is also postmarked Tuscaloosa (ex Dr. Brandon, Siegel Sale 1087, lot 420, realized $17,500 hammer).

Ex Cole (Siegel Sale 693, lot 709)

E. 5,000-7,500
4,750
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707
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 707, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Margins to in at lower left, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Jul. 11" (1862) circular datestamp on buff cover to Holcombs Rock Va. with "John H. Bailey Carriage & Wagon Manufacturer, Lynchburg Va." illustrated corner card depicting a carriage, minor wear and small mended hole on back

A RARE CONFEDERATE ILLUSTRATED ADVERTISING COVER BEARING THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH.

Any use of the 10c Rose on an illustrated cover is rare. We have offered only a handful in our auctions since 1993 and our Rarities sales since 1964.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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708
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 708, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to clear at left, tied by part strike of Jackson Miss. circular datestamp on cover to Brinklyville N.C. with University of Mississippi overall lithographed illustrated design in pink, depicting an eagle perched on a shield

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE CONFEDERATE ILLUSTRATED COLLEGE COVER BEARING THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH.

Any use of the 10c Rose on an illustrated cover is rare. We have offered only a handful in our auctions since 1993 and our Rarities sales since 1964, including college and other advertising designs.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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709
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 709, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Ample margins to clear at top, corner crease top right, tied by "Camden Miss. Apr. 15" (1862) circular datestamp on Hanging Lincoln Cartoon cover (MS-4) to "Mrs. Mary Burns, Oso, Texas", barely reduced at right

VERY FINE. ONLY TWELVE EXAMPLES OF THE CELEBRATED HANGING LINCOLN ENVELOPE ARE RECORDED, OF WHICH ONLY TWO ARE STAMPED WITH THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH GENERAL ISSUE. ONE OF THE GREATEST CONFEDERATE GENERAL ISSUE COVERS.

The Hanging Lincoln design is widely recognized as the most distinctive of all Civil War patriotics. In this extraordinary cartoon, President Lincoln is hanging upside down from a tree limb, with his symbolic axe and fence rail tied around his neck. The caption reads "Abe Lincoln the destroyer. He once split Rails. Now he has split the Union." To the left and right is the caption "The penalty of disregarding the constitution. Impeached, deposed, Tried and convicted" (there is a spelling correction from "diposed" to "deposed"). Standing beside Lincoln is a mustachioed Winfield Scott, labeled "Old Fuss n Feathers", dropping his sword and exclaiming "My glory is gone for ever." On the ground is the Union flag, captioned "The stars and stripes lie in the dust, Never to rise." A star at left has the caption "The southern star is rising" and the Confederate 11-star flag towers above with the caption "The stars and bars shall for ever wave triumphant." Along the bottom is the imprint "Copyright claimed. HM & WC Box 417 Nashville Tenn." Despite continuing investigation, we have been unable to uncover the identity of the publishers "HM & WC."

There are twelve genuine Hanging Lincoln patriotics (listed in date order): 1) Jul. 25, 1861, Marshall Tex. Paid 10, the offered as lot 558 in this sale; 2) Aug. 21, 1861, Nashville Ten., two 5c provisionals, ex Kimmel, Myers, Rudy, D.K. Collection (Siegel Sale 1022, lot 1066); 3) Aug. 30, 1861, Athens La. "Paid X", ex Hall (Siegel Sale 840, lot 27); 4) Nov. 2, 1861, Bowling Green Ky., ex Dr. Green, Schwartz (Siegel Sale 981, lot 4154); 5) Jan. 1, 1862, Nashville Ten., 5c Olive Green (Siegel Sale 933, lot 978); 6) Jan. 4, 1862, Nashville Ten., 5c Olive Green; 7) Feb. 20, 1862, Cumberland Gap Ten., manuscript Paid 5, ex Boshwit (Siegel Sale 940, lot 462); 8) Apr. 15, 1862, Cartersville Miss., manuscript Due 5, ex Dr. Brandon (Siegel Sale 1087, lot 10); 9) Apr. 15, 1862, Camden Miss., 10c Rose, to Mrs. Mary Burns, Oso Tex., the cover offered here; 10) Jun. 24, 1862, Camden Miss., 10c Rose, to Mrs. Mary Burns, Oso Tex., same correspondence as No. 9 (Siegel Sale 1063, lot 2208); 11) date unknown to West Union S.C., manuscript Due 5; and 12) privately carried and not postally used. In addition, there is a genuine envelope with fake markings and a stamp added.

With 1971 P.F. certificate

E. 30,000-40,000
45,000
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710
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 710, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to clear, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 25, 1862" circular datestamp on Mounted Dragoon and Verse Patriotic oatmeal cover (SM-1) to Centreville Miss. and forwarded to Bolton Depot Miss., forwarding postmark and manuscript "Due 10", some staining, still Fine and rare, this is the only reported example of the 10c Rose on a forwarded Patriotic cover, ex Dietz and Powell

E. 1,500-2,000
850
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711
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 711, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to touched at bottom right, heavy toned horizontal pre-use crease at bottom, tied by partly clear strike of "Richmond Va. May 24, 1862" circular datestamp on oatmeal cover to Oak Hill Ga. with Mounted Dragoon and Verse Patriotic design (SM-1), a few small cover faults and repairs, Fine appearance, scarce use of the 10c Rose on a Patriotic cover, ex Dr. Brandon

E. 750-1,000
500
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712
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 712, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins to clear including part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by "Richmond Va. May 4, 1862" circular datestamp on Mounted Dragoons and Verse Patriotic oatmeal cover (SM-2, Verse 24) to Atlanta Ga., W. & J. Bonitz, Goldsboro N.C. imprint, stamp with crease at bottom left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, a rare combination of this design used with the 10c Rose, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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713
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 713, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large to enormous margins including top sheet margin, tied by Macon Ga. double-circle datestamp with unclear date on small black-bordered mourning envelope to Hillsboro N.C., tiny cover edge nicks, Extremely Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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714
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 714, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Full to large margins, tied by "Welaka Fla." dateless double-circle handstamp, repeated at left with manuscript "Nov. 9" on small cover to Capt. Winston Stephens at Camp Finegan, "Near Jacksonville E. Fla.", stamp with additional small manuscript squiggle, perhaps done by a clerk who suddenly had no interest in writing out "Nov. 9" a second time, part of flap missing, cover with small tears at top and left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND CHOICE FLORIDA USE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH.

The census compiled by Dr. Dean Briggs records only five examples of the 10c Rose on covers from Florida. This is one of two recorded from Welaka and was sent to Jacksonville during a period in between Union occupations.

Ex Dr. Briggs

E. 2,000-3,000
5,500
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715
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 715, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Radiant color, large even margins to slightly irregular at top right but well clear of design, tied by well-struck blue "Columbia S.C. Jul. 7" (1862) circular datestamp on homemade oatmeal cover to Damascus S.C., Extremely Fine stamp and cover, ex McDowell

E. 750-1,000
650
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716
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 716, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to ample at upper left, beautiful bright Pink shade, tied by clear "Savannah Geo. Paid Sep 2" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a printed bill of lading to Ch. Manigault at Charleston, light toning at right edge, still Very Fine, a choice use of the 10c Rose on an adversity cover

E. 500-750
950
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717
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 717, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins all around, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Jul. 20" (1862) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Richmond, stamp with just a hint of gum staining at right, still Extremely Fine

E. 400-500
300
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718
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 718, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large even margins all around, lovely bright Pink pastel color, small internal crease, tied by blue "Emory Va. Sep. 7" (1862) circular datestamp on blue-ruled folded letter to Wythville Va., Extremely Fine appearing stamp on an attractive small cover, this was one of the earliest purchases by the Kilbournes (paid $25 in 1941) after they disposed of their U.S. stamps to concentrate on Confederates

E. 400-500
550
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719
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 719, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large to ample margins all around, brilliant color, small inconsequential surface rub in top left margin, tied by clear strike of blue "Columbia S.C. Aug. 23" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Bishopville S.C., backflap tears, Extremely Fine appearance, a lovely 10c Rose on cover, ex Shenfield

E. 500-750
850
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720
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 720, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins all around, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Aug. 1" circular datestamp on lady's narrow blue cover with mosaic pattern to Temperance Va., stamp with small gum stain top left corner, still Extremely Fine, ex Dr. Warren

E. 400-500
500
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721
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 721, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Ample to large margins, tied by clearly struck "Okolona Miss. Sep. 29" (1864) circular datestamp on U.S 3c Red on Buff Nesbitt entire (U10) to Capt. N. Blackwell 43rd Miss. Regt., Adams' Brigade, Loring's Div., Army of Tenn. at Lovejoy Ga., turned and re-addressed by Capt. Blackwell to his sister in New Albany Miss. (no postmarks), with letter datelined "Near Decatur Ala. Oct. 28th 1864" which mentions "We get mails occasionally... We have destroyed a great deal of railroad... and captured a good many prisoners...", stamp has small tear and light surface scuffs, but Very Fine for this remarkable use, a 10c Rose used on an obsolete 3c Nesbitt entire is rare enough, but this turned use from a Confederate officer with the original letter is truly outstanding, ex Dr. Brandon

E. 750-1,000
700
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722
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 722, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to full at right, deep shade, tied by blue "Danville Va. Jul. 27" circular datestamp on small cover to Richmond, gently cleaned which is barely perceptible, Very Fine and attractive, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

E. 500-750
350
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723
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 723, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins to full at top, rich color (almost Deep Rose) tied by "Gainsville Ala. Apr 13" circular datestamp on buff cover to Raleigh N.C. minor edge erosion at bottom and right, otherwise Very Fine cover with an Extremely Fine stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
550
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724
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 724, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Large even margins all around, pastel shade, tied by "Laurens C.H. S.C. Sep. 4" circular datestamp on buff cover to James H. Nash in Richmond Va., missing backflap, Very Fine, Nash was Secretary of the Confederate Senate, with 2018 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
325
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725
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 725, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Large to huge margins, pale color, tied by well-struck "Chattanooga Ten. Jul. 15, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to New Bridge Ga., some stamp and cover soiling, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Boshwit, with 2007 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
350
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726
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 726, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Large margins to full at upper left, pastel shade, trivial faint soiling, tied by bold strike of "Atlanta Ga. Jul. 20" circular datestamp with date inverted on cover to McKinley Ala., soldier's endorsement at top, reduced at left, tiny mend bottom left corner, appears Very Fine, prior owner backstamp ("Risdon Collection")

750
350
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727
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 727, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Brown Rose (5 var), 10c Brown Rose (5 var)10c Brown Rose (5 var). Position 45 with third spiked ornament at right, "White Arrow" variety, large to full margins, tied by "Jackson Miss. Nov. 3" circular datestamp on oatmeal cover to Tuscaloosa Ala., Fine, Scott Retail $1,000.00 as used Position 45 off cover

E. 300-400
425
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728
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 728, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Three covers, each with four-margin stamps tied by blue Lynchburg Va. circular datestamps, July and August 1862 dates, addressed within Virginia, two stamps creased by file folds and with minor gum staining, third with slightly washed out color, still Very Fine appearing trio of covers with large-margined stamps, one signed Ashbrook, Scott retail $2,250.00

E. 500-750
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729
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 729, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large to full margins, used with 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), both with slight toning, tied by "Gainesville Ala." circular datestamp (date unclear) on April 1862 docketed blue courthouse cover to Livingston Ala., reduced at left to fit on an album page not affecting the stamps

FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE COMBINATION OF THE TWO COLOR-CHANGE LITHOGRAPHS IN EARLY 1862 TO PAY THE 15-CENT TRIPLE RATE FOR DISTANCE UNDER 500 MILES.

The 5c under-500 miles rate was in effect while General Issue stamps were available for only 8-1/2 months, from mid-October 1861 through June 30, 1862. Covers with a single 5c Green and single 10c Blue used together for the triple 5c under-500 miles rate are very rare. The 1862 color-change Lithographs -- 5c Blue and 10c Rose -- were issued in early 1862, leaving an even shorter period for the two to be used together. This cover with a single of each is extremely rare. The distance between Gainesville and Livingston is only 20 miles -- it once contained legal papers in a court case.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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730
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 730, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Ample to large margins, used with horizontal pair of 5c Green, Stone 1 (1), large margins to in at top, coarse impression, tied together by "Mobile Ala. Jul. 23, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Thorne Hill Ala., from the Simpson correspondence, small cover tear at top, slight and insignificant wear around edges slightly affecting 5c pair

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE RAREST COMBINATIONS OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ISSUES AND A REMARKABLY CHOICE COVER.

The 10c Rose is rare used with any other stamps. This is the only non-forwarded use in combination with a Scott No. 1 that we have encountered.

Ex Knapp (with plating of 10c as Position 11 and 5c pair as Positions 4-5) and Hall

E. 5,000-7,500
5,250
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731
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 731, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to barely in at lower right, used with pair 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), right stamp light diagonal crease, tied by two neat strikes of "Society Hill S.C. May 16" (1862) circular datestamp on slightly oversized cover to Black Jack La. (modern-day Stonewall La.), faint waterstains along edges barely affect the 5c pair

VERY FINE AND REMARKABLY CHOICE CONDITION. AN EXTREMELY RARE COMBINATION OF THE 10-CENT ROSE AND A PAIR OF THE 5-CENT BLUE LITHOGRAPH ON COVER, PAYING DOUBLE THE 10-CENT RATE FOR DISTANCE GREATER THAN 500 MILES.

The 10c Rose is rare used with any other stamps, especially its color-change counterpart, the 5c Blue Lithograph. This very rare double-rate cover was sent over 500 miles, prior to the universal 10c rate on July 1, 1862. While the cover is slightly larger than normal, it is smaller than legal-size and will easily fit on an album or exhibit page.

Ex "Tara". With 1965 C.S.A. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
3,250
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732
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 732, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose, Malformed "T" of "TEN" variety, "Zen" (5 var), 10c Rose, Malformed "T" of "TEN" variety, "Zen" (5 var)10c Rose, Malformed "T" of "TEN" variety, "Zen" (5 var). Positions 4-5 from the transfer stone, horizontal pair, left stamp the "ZEN" variety, large margins to just touched at top left, bright shade, tied by "Staunton Va. Aug. 12" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Lewisburg Va., endorsed "Via Lynchburg", recipient's note "Pass of Gen. Winder" refers to death of Brig. Gen. Charles Sydney Winder, commander in 1862 of the "Stonewall Brigade" who was killed three days prior to the sending of this cover at Cedar Mountain, pair with tiny tear at left, cover slightly reduced at top and small edge tears, otherwise Fine, scarce multiple usage of the 10c Rose, Scott Retail for off-cover pair

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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733
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 733, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins all around, cancelled by pen "#" with matching "Athens Ala. June 25" (1863) manuscript postmark and used as forwarding postage on yellow cover to Lynchburg Va., originated with 10c Blue, Die A (11) tied by "Tuscaloosa Ala. Jun. 15" circular datestamp and addressed to Athens, some ink erosion where first address is crossed out, minor corner wear and staining, still Very Fine, uses of the 10c Rose with any other stamp are rare

E. 750-1,000
600
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734
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 734, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades)10c Rose, 10c Rose10c Rose. Ample to large margins all around, tied by "Salisbury N.C. Jul. 17, 1861 [1862]" circular datestamp -- used in 1862, but the old year date left in place -- on prisoner-of-war cover from Salisbury Prison, N.C. from Chief Engineer Joseph Parry to his wife in Philadelphia Pa., U.S. postage paid by 3c Rose (65) tied by "Old Point Comfort Va. Jul. 29" double-circle datestamp, Confederate censor mark in pencil "Ex NK", endorsed "Prisoner of War Letter" and pencil "July 12, 1862", homemade oatmeal cover with some creasing which appears between stamps but does not affect them

VERY FINE. ONE OF THREE RECORDED PRISONER-OF-WAR COVERS WITH THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH, WHICH FOLLOWED A RARE FLAG-OF-TRUCE EXCHANGE ROUTE VIA PETERSBURG AND OLD POINT COMFORT. THIS WAS DESCRIBED IN THE EARL ANTRIM BOOK AS "PERHAPS THE MOST DESIRABLE OF ALL THE CONFEDERATE PRISONER-OF-WAR COVERS" -- AN OPINION WITH WHICH WE CERTAINLY AGREE.

When Federal troops occupied Norfolk on May 9, 1862, the C.S.A. flag-of-truce exchange point was moved up the James River to Aiken's Landing, Virginia, with the U.S. exchange point remaining across the Chesapeake Bay at Fortress Monroe. Aiken's Landing was used by the C.S.A. for only a short time, after which their exchange point was moved to City Point, Virginia. With the July 1862 implementation of the prisoner exchange cartel, prisoner populations were temporarily drastically reduced and flag-of-truce mail exchanges were virtually eliminated. Because of the very short period of time this route was in existence, mail via Petersburg is among the rarest of prisoners' flag-of-truce mail. These covers also represent the earliest possible mixed-franking covers with U.S. and Confederate stamps.

Joseph L. Parry was chief engineer on the U.S. transport steamer Union when it ran aground on November 3, 1861, on the North Carolina coast. Parry was held at Salisbury Prison until his exchange in September 1862. The Parry correspondence to and from the prison was described in two outstanding articles by Lawrence Lohr in the Confederate Philatelist in 1995 and 2008.

We record only three 10c Rose lithographs on prisoner-of-war covers (not counting civilian flag-of-truce covers). Each was sent from Salisbury Prison, and the other two (both to Maine) bear only the 10c Rose, without the U.S. 3c 1861 (see Siegel Sales 1071, lot 4678 and 1087, lot 581). A very similar cover from the Parry correspondence, but franked with a 10c Blue Hoyer & Ludwig issue, was in the Steven Walske collection (Siegel Sale 988, lot 107).

Illustrated in Antrim Civil War Prisons and Their Covers on p. 154

E. 7,500-10,000
11,000
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735
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Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 735, 10c Rose Lithograph (Shades), 10c Rose (5) Full to large margins, small nick at top right just into design, tied by "Salisbury N.C. Jul. 17, 1861 [1862]" circular datestamp with usual year-date error on civilian flag-of-truce cover from Salisbury N.C. to Emanuel Hart in New York City, with original letter from Myer Myers datelined "Salisbury N.C. 16th July 62", "Due 3" handstamp for U.S. postage, manuscript "Exd" examiner's mark, letter reads in part "I have been very much disappointed at my dear wife and children not having arrived on this as there has been several arrivals of Ladies by Flags of Truce in the last three weeks", very slight edgewear, lightened gum stains

FINE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE NORTHBOUND CIVILIAN FLAG-OF-TRUCE COVER WITH THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH.

It is not clear to us how this flag-of-truce cover was handled. The regulations required the use of two envelopes for flag-of-truce mail. Ordinarily, on a South-to-North letter, the outer envelope would bear Confederate postage and an appropriately worded "Flag of Truce" address. At the exchange point the inner envelope bearing U.S. postage would be removed and put into the Federal mails. In this instance, it appears that the envelope bearing Confederate postage (the 10c Rose) was examined by the Confederate censor (manuscript "Exd") and placed into the mails, receiving a Federal "Due 3" handstamp. While the regulations were often breached by placing Confederate and U.S. stamps on one envelope, this cover -- without any Federal postmark other than the "Due 3" -- is enigmatic and obviously extremely rare, if not unique.

Ex Murphy and Walske. Illustrated in Antrim book on p. 195

E. 4,000-5,000
2,100
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