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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 11-13)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
448
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 448, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, beautiful early shade and impression, tied by partly clear strike of "Paid 10c" Fancy Woodcut Numeral in Circle cancel, "Patterson N.C. Nov. 19" circular datestamp on cover to Oaks N.C., Fine strike on an Extremely Fine cover, this handstamp is known on unused envelopes, indicating provisional use and is believed to represent symbols of the Odd Fellow's Masonic order, it is scarce as a handstamped "Paid" and is very rare used as a cancellation on stamps

E. 400-500
450
449
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 449, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Margins to irregular and in at bottom left, tied by "Charlottesville Va. Feb. 9, 1864" double-circle datestamp on cover addressed Care of Lt. Moore, 44th Ga. Regiment, Doles' Brigade, Rhodes' Division, Army of Northern Virginia, back with pencil notation and signature "Pass bearer over river with this letter not to go beyond opposite bank, G.P. Doles Brig Genl," edgewear and nicks, otherwise Fine, George P. Doles was a Georgia Confederate General who played a key role on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg in driving back the Union 11th Corps, he was killed by a Union sharpshooter at the Battle of Cold Harbor on June 2, 1864, just a few months after this cover was carried

E. 400-500
700
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450
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 450, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Two singles, both have large margins, right stamp with tiny scuff, both tied by "Columbus Tex. Nov. 23" circular datestamp on cover to San Antonio, some slight toning and edgewear, reduced at right, appears Very Fine, ex Shenfield and Kilbourne

E. 200-300
325
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451
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 451, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)10c Greenish Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e)10c Greenish Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Well-centered, bright shade which appears Green, tied by "Cahaba Ala. Dec. 12" (1864) circular datestamp with inverted date on homemade cover to Charlottesville Va., Extremely Fine, exceptionally fine condition, ex Green and Gimelson, with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
1,200
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452
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 452, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c). Large margins, tied by blurry "ARMY/OF/TENN" three-line handstamp on brown cover to Decatur Ga., Fine, rarely found tying the stamp, ex Hart, Corwin and Walske

E. 300-400
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453
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 453, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c). Large to ample margins, tied by blue grid cancel with matching "University of Virginia Oct. 16" double-circle datestamp on yellow cover to Glenwood Va., red crayon "Missent" and forwarded with "Lexington Va. Oct. 19" circular datestamp, slightly reduced at top with couple tiny edge tears, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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454
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 454, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f), 10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f)10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f). Wide and well-balanced margins, complete perforations all around, tied by clear strike of "Charlottesville Va. Oct. 29, 1863" double-circle datestamp on homemade cover to Lacey Springs Va., stamp with couple tiny corner creases, appears Extremely Fine, a choice example of the 10c with official perforations

E. 500-750
550
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455
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 455, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)10c Blue, Die A, B (11-12), 10c Blue, Die A, B (11-12)10c Blue, Die A, B (11-12). Two covers used from Charlottesville Va. in 1863, one with Evangelical Tract Society corner card and the other with all-over druggist and stationer lithographed design, the stamp on the latter cover faulty, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
400
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456
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 456, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Ample margins to touched, tied by "Richmond Va. ? 14" circular datestamp on brown cover with printed address to Monticello Bank in Charlottesville Va., turned and mailed to Lexington Va. with 10c Blue, Die A (11), huge margins and rich color, tied by "Charlottesville Va. Jul. 10, 1864" double-circle datestamp, 20c stamp with vertical crease, part of panel cut and folded up to display 10c stamp, Very Fine, a choice turned use, signed "J.M. Bartels Aug. 14, 1828"

E. 500-750
275
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457
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 457, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to full, tied by "Charlottesville Va. Sep. 27" circular datestamp on cover to Moffetts Creek Va., pencil address is strengthened in pencil, possibly at the time of mailing, Very Fine

E. 500-750
650
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458
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 458, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Ample margins to slightly in at top, tied by blue Petersburg Va. circular datestamp on cover to Aiken S.C., horizontal crease at top barely affects stamp and is all but unnoticeable, Very Fine

E. 400-500
450
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459
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 459, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Margins cut in, tied by unclear strike of Virginia town double-circle datestamp on turned cover to Uniontown Ala., inside use with vertical pair 5c Blue, Local (7) tied by blue circular datestamp and addressed to Keswik Depot Va., cover and 5c pair with tear, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
160
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460
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 460, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)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

E. 750-1,000
375
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461
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 461, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)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 left diagonal half, tied by clear "Mobile Ala. Dec. 24" double-circle datestamp on cover addressed locally in Mobile County, letter enclosure datelined "Camp Beulah" in 1864, part of backflap missing, Very Fine, a choice bisect cover, ex Gimelson, signed Dietz who remarks "Superb!", with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
950
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462
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 462, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)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 left diagonal half, large margins, tied by "Marshall Tex. (Mar.?) 26" circular datestamp on yellow cover with "Ordnance Bureau, T. M. D., Official Business" imprint (unlisted type) to office of the chief paymaster Trans-Mississippi Department in Shreveport La., expertly repaired tears mostly along top affects imprint and stamp, otherwise Fine, rare, this Ordnance Bureau of the Trans-Mississippi Department imprint is not listed in the C.S.A. Catalog

E. 750-1,000
400
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463
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 463, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 11-13)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Tied by "Marion C.H. S.C. Dec. 20" circular datestamp on rebacked cover front to Society Hill S.C. with "Commandant's Office, Naval Station, Marion C.H., S.C." imprint (ND-28), some wear and insect damage, Very Fine appearance, with 1996 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
400
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