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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 6-7)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
405
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 405, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Four margins, slight wrinkling from cover, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jul. 8" (1862) double-circle datestamp with manuscript "due" and "5" handstamp on cover to Aiken S.C., "official business" endorsement at top, Very Fine and unusual use, official mail except for Post Office business was subject to standard postage rates, this was sent one week after the universal 10c rate went into effect and was charged 5c for the deficiency, ex Gimelson

E. 200-300
130
406
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 406, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, tied by perfect bold strike of "Warrington Fla. Aug. 27" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Tuscaloosa Ala., right stamp slight wrinkling, still Very Fine use of the Warrington Fla. evacuation postmark, struck at Pollard Ala., Warrington postmaster S. M. Davidson used this device at Pollard from June 15 thru Nov. 12, 1862, ex Dr. Briggs and Gimelson

E. 500-750
550
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407
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 407, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical pair, bright color, tied by pen cancels and by blue "Albany Ga. Nov. 6, 1862" circular datestamp, manuscript "Midway Fla. Nov. 6" origination postmark on buff cover to Cuthbert Ga., manuscript "Via Albany Ga." at top, bottom flap tears where opened, Very Fine, the only recorded Midway Florida Confederate postmark, which was sent to Cuthbert via Albany, ex Dr. Briggs and Gimelson

E. 500-750
750
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408
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 408, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Single tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 13, 1862" circular datestamp on cover addressed to Savannah Ga., the distance was slightly more than 500 miles so manuscript "Due 5" was applied for 10c rate, cover was not called for and so forwarded to Charleston S.C. with additional 5c De La Rue (6) tied over first stamp by "Savannah Ga. Jul. ?" circular datestamp, the uniform 10c rate was in effect beginning July 1 so cover was again short paid and struck with "Due 5" in oval handstamp, small cover edge flaws and top stamp tiny nick and corner crease, still Fine, a most unusual forwarded use showing postage due for two different reasons, ex Gimelson

E. 300-400
190
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409
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 409, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical pair, tied by exceptionally bold strike of "Proctor's Creek Va. Sep. 13, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Milton N.C., slight ink bleed from the datestamp into the pair, still Extremely Fine appearance and striking, Confederate postmarks are seldom struck this clearly, ex Gimelson

E. 200-300
150
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410
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 410, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, faulty with creases and left stamp tear, tied by "Helena Tex. Oct. 12" circular datestamp on cover to San Antonio with brown red corner card depicting detailed illustration of men herding cattle and sheep, "Leland's Rancho, Helena, Texas," imprint below (bottom line rewritten by same brown pen as address), pair moved to reveal design, backflap tears slightly extend to front of cover at top, Very Fine appearance, an extremely rare illustrated design, we have encountered only one other example, which was stampless, ex Dr. Warren, with 1994 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
900
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411
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 411, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, tied by clear strike of "New Braunfels Tex. Dec. 1" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to San Antonio, right stamp tiny margin cut at bottom right, still Very Fine and an unusually clear strike of this Texas postmark

E. 200-300
130
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412
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 412, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, small faults from placement over edge of cover, cancelled by "JACKSON" straightline handstamp on adversity cover made from a printed form, addressed to Opelika Ala., Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
250
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413
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 413, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, left stamp small corner crease, tied by "Charleston S.C. Dec. 1 186(?)" circular datestamp on "Dunham, Taft & Co. Manufacturers & Wholesale Dealers in Boots & Shoes, Charleston S.C." colorless embossed corner card cover to Cassville Ga., slightly reduced at top, appears Very Fine, ex Gimelson

E. 200-300
140
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414
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 414, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to tiny nick top right corner, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Jul. 27" circular datestamp on brown cover to Tuscaloosa Ala., 8-Point Star and Circle fancy cancel struck in Tuscaloosa upon receipt, Very Fine, an attractive cover with this cancel and unusual on incoming mail, ex Hart

E. 400-500
225
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415
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 415, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two, one with left sheet margin, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Nov. 22" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Hillsboro Va., evidently misdirected to Madison C.H., two months went by before "Madison C.H. Va. Jan. 18" circular datestamp struck and sent on to Culpeper C.H., where it was struck with a Jan. 20 circular datestamp and "Due 10" in arc handstamp, pencil "Ford", flap tears and sealed tear at upper right, slight gum soaks around stamps, appears Very Fine, a most unusual cover with three different town datestamps

E. 300-400
180
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416
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 416, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, tied by blurry strike of Louisburg N.C. circular datestamp and "Paid 10" arced handstamp which is struck an additional 11 times on front and back, including several strikes from a different, smaller device, Very Fine and most unusual, ex Gimelson

E. 200-300
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417
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 417, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two horizontal pairs, first tied by blue Richmond Va. circular datestamp (in use only from May to June in 1863) on cover addressed to Charlottesville, forwarded to Washington Va. with second pair affixed directly over first and tied by blue "Charlottesville Va. May 15, 1863" double-circle datestamp, left stamp of top pair folded up to reveal bottom pair, Very Fine and unusual use

E. 300-400
375
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418
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 418, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 13, 1863" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a bill of lading from Brummell & Royster Barrel Manufacturing Co., addressed to Cedar Bush N.C., Very Fine and attractive use

E. 300-400
180
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419
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 419, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, tied by "Rocky Comfort Ark Sept. 29" manuscript postmark on cover to Hillsborough Ark., right stamp with small nick in top right corner, missing part of backflap, still Fine and rare, this is the only recorded example of this Confederate Arkansas town in the Bruce Roberts census, Rocky Comfort was on the Indian Territory border in Sevier County

E. 300-400
225
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420
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 420, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, both stamps filled in right frame variety, tied by part strikes of red Petersburg Va. circular datestamp on Danville Female College corner card cover to Port Gibson Miss., bottom right corner repaired, some slight soiling on the pair, appears Very Fine

E. 200-300
275
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421
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 421, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 6-7)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Block of four, tied by three strikes of "Charlottesville Va. Dec. 22, 1864?" double-circle datestamp on brown homemade cover to Fleetwood Academy Va., left edge of block slight bend from placement near edge of cover but this does not cause a fault and the cover is remarkably fresh, Very Fine and scarce use of a block of four

E. 300-400
225
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