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Sale 1182 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

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Category — Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
331
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 331, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1 (1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Position 6, large to ample margins, fine impression, tied by vivid red "Smithfield Va. Jan. 18" (1862) circular datestamp on salmon-colored cover to Cunningham's Store N.C., Extremely Fine, a handsome cover, ex Knapp, Hall and Gimelson, with 2013 C.S.A. certificate

E. 300-400
225
332
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 332, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Margins all around, just tied by blue "PAID" straightline with matching "Charlottesville Va. Apr. 15, 1862" double-circle datestamp on small mourning bordered cover to Hampstead Va., minor backflap tears, Very Fine, a beautiful cover and very rare with the stamp solely cancelled and tied by the "Paid" straightline, ex Kohn, with 2005 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
475
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333
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 333, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to touched, cancelled by 8-Point Star and Circle fancy cancel of Tuscaloosa Ala., on University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa overall college cover to Demopolis Ala., Very Fine, a lovely cover, ex Antrim, with 1983 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
900
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334
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 334, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Huge sheet margin at right, slightly in at top left, tied by blue Charlottesville Va. double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from an illustrated invoice of a piano forte dealer, addressed to Mechums River Va., opened for display and some splits, Very Fine adversity use

E. 400-500
225
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335
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 335, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Green, Stone A-B (1c). Large to full margins, couple light creases, tied by "Warrington Fla. Dec. 31" (1861) circular datestamp on folded letter to Mobile Ala., forwarded to DeSoto Miss., with "Mobile Ala. Jan. 1, 1862" double-circle datestamp and manuscript "Ford 5c", also "Ford Due 5 cts", central file fold, Very Fine and scarce use from Florida to Alabama, forwarded to Mississippi on New Year's Day, ex Gimelson

E. 400-500
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336
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 336, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins, tied by "Augusta Ga. Feb. 12" (1862) double-circle datestamp on cover to New Orleans, manuscript "Due 5", light file folds far from stamp, Extremely Fine stamp on an attractive cover, ex Gimelson

E. 200-300
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337
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 337, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Ample to full margins, tied by "Rogersville Ten. Jun. 5" circular datestamp on cover to Richmond, docketing at left, fresh and Very Fine, ex MacBride, Haas, Hill and Gimelson

E. 300-400
160
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338
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 338, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Sheet margin at top, other sides margins to clear, tied by "Warrington Fla. Dec. 1?" circular datestamp on buff cover to Griffin Ga., slightly reduced at right and part of flap missing, Very Fine and scarce Florida use

E. 500-750
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339
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 339, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to touched, tied by light strike of blue grid cancel, light but readable blue "Charlottesville Va. Feb. 15" (1862) double-circle datestamp struck at center on all-over lithographed Fred B, Wills Druggist, Stationer and Dealer in Fancy Goods advertising cover to Roberts Mills Va., stamp with vertical crease, Very Fine appearing advertising cover, ex Powell

E. 400-500
400
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340
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 340, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Rich color, margins to just in at top, tied by "Richmond Va. Dec. 15" (1861) circular datestamp on folded letter to Petersburg Va., fresh and Very Fine, ex Tate

E. 200-300
110
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341
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 341, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two, both with large to full margins, tied by "Memphis Tenn. Feb. 8, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Lynchburg Va. with Meacham & Galbreath Wholesale Grocers, blue embossed cameo corner card, mathematical notations on back, Very Fine

E. 400-500
325
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342
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 342, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two, ample to full margins, tied by "New Orleans La. 4 Jan." (1862) circular datestamp on cover to "Hotel" in Bertie County N.C., two original enclosures confirm and break down the charges for a sale of 49 barrels of molasses from Lewis Thompson Esq., part of one side flap missing, still fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Weill Brothers and Gimelson

E. 400-500
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343
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 343, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Two, Position 7 at left and 42 at right, both with large margins to just touched at bottom of right stamp, tied by bold "New Orleans La. 18 Jan." (1862) circular datestamp on cover to "Hotel" in Bertie County N.C., original enclosure is a follow-up letter to that offered in lot (lot 342), inquiring about the shipment of 49 barrels of molasses from Lewis Thompson Esq., left stamp with trivial light stain at top left, Very Fine, ex Ward and Gimelson

E. 200-300
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344
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 344, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Vertical pair, huge margins all around including portions or traces of four adjoining stamps at sides, tied by bold strike of "Gordonsville Va. Apr. 9, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Woodruff S.C., slight gum soaking at edges of pair, still Extremely Fine pair on cover, ex Hastings and Gimelson

E. 300-400
160
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345
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 345, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, large to full margins, tied by unusually well-struck "Franklin Geo. 1863 Aug. 9" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Eatonton Ga., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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346
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 346, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1 (1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Horizontal pair (Pos. 43-44 noted on back), large margins to touched at left, tied by "Memphis Ten. Feb. ?" (1862) circular datestamp on "Fenton & Co. Cotton Seed Oil Co. Memphis Tenn." allover advertising cover depicting a factory, addressed to S. Fenton Jr. care Spotswood Hotel Richmond Va., small edge faults and top left margin of pair slightly affected from placement over edge of cover, Very Fine appearance

E. 500-750
325
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347
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 347, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, ample margins to slightly in, tied by "Prattville Ala. Jul. 1" circular datestamp -- first day of 10c rate -- on brown adversity cover made from printed music sheet, addressed to Mobile Ala., folded open for display, Very Fine, unusual adversity use, ex Dr. Green and Dr. Brandon

E. 750-1,000
450
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348
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 348, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, right stamp "filled up Five Cents" variety, tied by "Tudor Hall Va. Mar. 6" (1862) circular datestamp on buff cover to New Orleans, boxed "Adv. 1" handstamp struck on arrival, right stamp with nick at right and edges of pair slightly affected from placement over edge of cover, appears Fine

E. 300-400
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349
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 349, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Margins to irregular at top with small tear, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Feb. 14" circular datestamp on turned cover to Halifax N.C., first use also with 5c Green (1), irregularly cut from sheet with large margin and portion of adjoining stamp at right and cut well in at left, tied by "Halifax N.C. Feb. 8" circular datestamp, Fine appearing and scarce Valentine's Day turned use with two 5c Green lithographs, ex Tate

E. 300-400
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350
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 350, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Used with 5c Blue, Stone 3, each has large margins to touching, tied by grids, "Fincastle Va. Jul. 1" (1862) circular datestamp on brown homemade cover to Connan's Store Va., sender's note at bottom left "Notice that boy Fontaine has been arrested" likely referring to a captured slave, backflap removed, Very Fine use on the first day of the 10c rate for all distances and an unusual slave reference, ex Knapp, Tate and Hall, Knapp plating notes on back (Stone 2 Position 46, Stone 3 Position 6)

E. 750-1,000
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351
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 351, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Used with 5c Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b), large margins to slightly in, tied by blue "Charlottesville Va. Jun. 28, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Mary Spalding care of Col. Toney in Eufaula Ala., 5c Green with minor creases, Very Fine appearance, franked for the pre-July 1, 1862 10c rate for over-500 miles

E. 400-500
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352
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 352, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Used with 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), tied by "Griffin Ga. Jul. 2" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Henderson Ga., 5c Green with faults, otherwise Very Fine use on the second day of the new 10c rate for all distances, ex Bogg and Crouch, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
160
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353
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 353, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Used with 5c Blue, Local (7), first with margins to just in at top, other with four margins, tied together by "Winchester Va. Nov. 18" circular datestamp on salmon cover to Harrisonburg Va., cover with tiny mended corner nick at top left, Very Fine and scarce combination, ex Judd and Gimelson

E. 500-750
750
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354
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 354, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Tied by "Grenada Miss. Apr. 24" (1862) circular datestamp on buff cover to New Orleans, the city was occupied by Union forces beginning April 25 so the cover was diverted to Jackson Miss. and forwarded to Canton Miss. with a 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), tied by "Jackson Miss. May 17" circular datestamp, 5c Green with some staining, cover missing backflap and with corner mend, Fine and scarce use, ex Gimelson

E. 400-500
475
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355
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 355, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Green, Stone 1-2, Baton Rouge Roulette (1 var), 5c Green, Stone 1-2, Baton Rouge Roulette (1 var)5c Green, Stone 1-2, Baton Rouge Roulette (1 var). Margins to just in at right, clear roulettes, slight toning as usual and pre-use corner crease, affixed to envelope with printed "New Orleans, La." address, Very Fine appearance, ex Bush, these were prepared for use but never used because Baton Rouge fell to U.S. forces, they originate from the "desk find" group acquired by Raymond Weill in 1938

E. 400-500
275
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