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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 4-5)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
376
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 376, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large even margins, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. May 26" circular datestamp on fresh cover to Flat Rock N.C., Extremely Fine, ex Gimelson, with 2013 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
0
377
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 377, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Oct. 26, 1862" circular datestamp on small cover to a member of the 14th Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers, at the Institute Hospital in Richmond (also known as General Hospital #4), manuscript "Politeness of Dr. Clarke", inconsequential scattered light toning spots, Very Fine, a desirable overpaid drop-rate use of the 5c Blue Lithograph issue, no doubt carried into Richmond by Dr. Clarke, ex Gimelson

E. 300-400
180
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378
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 378, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a), 5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a)5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a). Four margins, tied by "Griffin Ga. Jun. 12" circular datestamp on lady's small embossed cover to Jasper Co. Ga., backflap missing, Very Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
170
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379
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 379, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins to just touched, tied by bold strike of "Pittsylvania C.H. Apr. 29" circular datestamp on cover to Salem N.C. and forwarded back to Pittsylvania C.H., neat "Salem N.C. May 12" datestamp with "Forwarded" and "5" markings, expertly restored, Very Fine appearance, ex Powell, Dr. Brandon and Gimelson

E. 400-500
650
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380
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 380, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins to clear, tied by neat "Charleston S.C. Jun. 25" (1862) circular datestamp on overpaid drop rate cover addressed to "Charleston P Office S.C. At the Charleston Hotel", some slight wear, Very Fine

E. 400-500
0
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381
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 381, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Position 25 noted on back, large margins to clear at top, tied by "Georgetown S.C. Mar. 23" circular datestamp on cover to Mars Bluff S.C., small corner mend at top left and top edge of cover is refolded (not affecting stamp), still Extremely Fine, ex Caspary, Myerson and Gimelson, Weill Brothers backstamp

E. 300-400
160
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382
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 382, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Close to full margins, tied by "Spartanburg S.C. May 28" (1862) double-circle datestamp on blue adversity cover made from unused court document with military address to "Mr. Edward J. Dean, `Spartan Rifles' Jenkins Palmetto Sharp-Shooters, 2d Brigade, Longstreet's Division, Richmond Va.", additional "Forward to Regt.!" and two additional light strikes of datestamp, top backflap mostly off and tiny tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, from the same correspondence as most of the Spartanburg Postmaster's Provisionals

E. 500-750
275
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383
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 383, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4b), 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4b)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4b). Beautiful pastel shade, margins to touched, tied by "Eutaw Ala. Jun. 23, 1863" double-circle datestamp on cover to Livingston Ala., envelope with some staining at upper right but stamp is largely unaffected, Very Fine appearance, with 2006 C.S.A. certificate

E. 200-300
110
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384
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 384, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4, 4b), 5c Blue, Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4, 4b)5c Blue, Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4, 4b). Two very different shades, large margins to slightly in on one side of Milky Blue, tied by blue "Charlottesville Va. Jul. 4, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Col. Toney in Eufaula Ala., minor edgewear and nicks, Fine and attractive use on July 4

E. 400-500
225
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385
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 385, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4, 4b), 5c Blue, Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4, 4b)5c Blue, Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4, 4b). Two very different shades, each with large margins to slightly in on one side, tied by two strikes of blue "Charlottesville Va. Jul. 2, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Mary Spalding care of Col. Toney in Eufaula Ala., Milky Blue stamp has pre-use crease, minor edgewear, Fine and attractive use on the second day of the new 10c rate for all distances, ex Knapp and Hall

E. 400-500
250
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386
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 386, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Dark Blue, Stones 2, 3 (4, 4a), 5c Blue, Dark Blue, Stones 2, 3 (4, 4a)5c Blue, Dark Blue, Stones 2, 3 (4, 4a). Singles of each, applied slightly overlapping and tied by blurry strike of Natchez Tenn. circular datestamp on yellow cover to Jetersville Va., Jan. 18, 1863 docketing, slight cover staining and left stamp with some edge toning, otherwise Very Fine, nice contrast in shades, with 1986 P.F. and 1999 C.S.A. certificates

E. 300-400
170
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387
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 387, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, full to huge margins including sheet margin at right, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jul. 11, 1862" circular datestamp on square cover to Pendleton S.C., docketed on back "Fort Moultrie July 10, 1862", Very Fine, Fort Moultrie was the first fort on Sullivan's Island in Charleston Harbor, at the beginning of the Civil War it was abandoned by Federal troops for the stronger Fort Sumter, ex Gimelson

E. 300-400
160
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388
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 388, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b), 5c Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b)5c Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b). Horizontal strip of three, large even margins, bright color, tied by grid cancels, "Marshall Tex. Sep. 19, 1863" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Little Rock Ark., manuscript "Due 5" for double 10c rate (stamped for old triple 5c rate), right stamp some staining at top, cover with some edge repairs, Very Fine, ex Dr. Brandon, signed Ashbrook, with 1980 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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389
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 389, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Used with 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), both with large margins to barely in at top, tied by bold "Charleston S.C. Aug. 23 186(?)" circular datestamp on "Dunham, Taft & Co. Manufacturers & Wholesale Dealers in Boots & Shoes, Charleston S.C." colorless embossed corner card cover to Columbia S.C., pinhole in cover not affecting stamps, Very Fine, a beautiful and very scarce combination of issues on an embossed corner card cover, ex Karrer and Gimelson, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
850
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390
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 390, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Margins to just in, used with 5c Blue, Local (7) and tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 22, 1863" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from an advertising form to Charlottesville Va., turned and addressed to Columbia Va. with 10c Blue, Die B (12) tied by two strikes of blue Charlottesville Va. double-circle datestamp, some small faults and edge splits (one side flap detached but present), Very Fine appearing and very scarce adversity turned use bearing all three printing types of Confederate stamps (lithographed, typographed and engraved)

E. 500-750
475
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391
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 391, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Used with 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), tied by "Tyler Tex. Nov. 5" circular datestamp on cover to Corsicana Tex., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine and nice combination of the Davis lithograph and typograph printings

E. 300-400
375
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392
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 392, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins all around, deep rich color, tied by neat strike of blue "Charlottesville Va. Sep. 8, 1862" double-circle datestamp on small black-bordered mourning cover to Richmond Va., receipt docketing at left, fancy embossed floral seal on back, Extremely Fine, a wonderful quality 10c Rose cover and rarely found in this condition

E. 750-1,000
2,800
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393
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 393, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins all around, tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid ? 4" circular datestamp on adversity cover with yellow interior to Glasgow Ga., faint toning on bottom of stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine, we are not sure we can call this a wallpaper cover but any adversity use of the 10c Rose is desirable, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate not noting the yellow interior

750
375
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394
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 394, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins all around, tied by clear "Marietta Geo. Jul. 30" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Columbus Ga., stamp with two tiny spots at left mentioned for accuracy but hardly noticeable, still Extremely Fine Gem stamp on cover

E. 750-1,000
375
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395
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 395, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Radiant color, large margins, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Jul. 4, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Granite Hill N.C., fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Gimelson

E. 750-1,000
400
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396
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 396, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to full at top, just a hint of gum toning along margins, tied by perfect strike of "Chattanooga Ten. Aug. 24, 1862" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Montgomery Ala., slightly reduced at left, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Gimelson

E. 400-500
275
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397
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 397, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Huge margins three sides, ample at top, tied by "Little Rock Ark. Sep. 4, 1862" circular datestamp on cover front only to Springfield Texas, couple small tears at top of front, Very Fine, scarce Arkansas use of 10c Rose, ex Wishnietsky

E. 750-1,000
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398
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 398, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large to ample margins, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Jul. 1, 1862" First Day of Universal 10c Rate circular datestamp on buff cover to Laurens C.H. S.C., endorsed at top "Private J.F. Denton, Chat Georgia", slightly reduced at left and faint waterstain at right, small nick at bottom, still Very Fine and rare First Day of 10c rate use of the 10c Rose Lithograph, the only other listed in Power Search is the Southern Express cover dated Jul. 1, 1862, ex Fisher

E. 750-1,000
500
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399
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 399, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large even margins, faint gum stain in bottom margin, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Aug. 14, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Griffin Ga., light waterstain mostly on bottom edge, appears Very Fine, ex Gimelson

E. 300-400
190
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400
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 400, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Position 4 with malformed "T" of "TEN" variety ("Zen"), tied by "Montgomery Ala. Jul. 16, 1863" circular datestamp on buff cover to a colonel in Hilliard's Legion at Chatanooga Tenn., stamp with some slight soiling not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearing example of this plate variety, with 1999 C.S.A. certificate, unpriced on cover, Scott Retail as normal

E. 300-400
225
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401
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 401, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Position 45, bottom sheet margin with "LITH. OF H(OYER)" portion of imprint, complete "H" and approx. top quarter of the rest of Hoyer visible, also white arrow variety, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Aug. 5, 1862" circular datestamp on buff cover to Gainesville Ala., cover repaired at top including top left portion of stamp replaced, which also has scuffs and small tear, top flap missing, Fine appearing and scarce on-cover 10c Rose with part imprint, with 2000 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
300
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402
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 402, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Horizontal pair, three large margins including "LITHO OF HOYER & LU(DWIG)" part imprint at bottom, right stamp in, cancelled by "Richmond Va. Jul. 3, 1863" circular datestamp on cover to Antioch Ga., reduced at left, some edge repairs, stamps with few faults, appears Fine, scarce use especially with the part imprint, ex Felton, C.S.A. Catalog value for off-cover single with part imprint $1,750.00

E. 750-1,000
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403
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 403, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Brown Rose (5), 10c Brown Rose (5)10c Brown Rose (5). Position 45 showing white arrow variety, huge margins, tied by "Richmond Va. May 4, 1862" circular datestamp on small cover with floral embossed edges to Greensburg La., light vertical crease thru stamp, cover with edgewear, small pen notation on back, Very Fine appearance, this is the earliest reported use of Brown Rose on cover, ex Gimelson 2010 C.S.A. certificate no longer accompanies, Scott Retail $1,000.00 as Brown Rose off cover

E. 400-500
650
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404
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 404, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 4-5)10c Carmine Rose (5), 10c Carmine Rose (5)10c Carmine Rose (5). Intense color that is near the rare Carmine shade, huge margins to touched at top right, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Aug. 26, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Buttahatchee Miss., stamp with tiny thin spot in margin at top left, cover slightly reduced at left, Very Fine appearance, this scarcer "near Carmine" shade and the true Carmine are present on a number of covers from Chattanooga during this period, ex Dr. Brandon and Gimelson

E. 750-1,000
750
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