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Sale 1182 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
422
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 422, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Margins to just in at bottom, tied by "Augusta Ga. Nov. 1" circular datestamp on brown drop-rate cover, fresh and Very Fine, wonderful condition, ex Wishnietsky

E. 500-750
275
423
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 423, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Ample margins to touched, tied by Richmond Va. circular datestamp with unclear date on unsealed cover marked "Circular" to Lynchburg Va., addressed to Capt. Fleming Saunders who was an assistant quartermaster for the 42nd Virginia, light cover crease at top barely affects stamp, Very Fine, scarcer use of the 2c Red Jack on a circular -- particularly scarce so marked, accompanied by biographical and war record information on Saunders

E. 500-750
325
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424
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 424, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Ample margins, tied by "Danville Va. Feb. 5" circular datestamp on unsealed circular-rate cover to W.A.J. Finney in Museville Va., some trivial edgewear, Very Fine, ex Cipolla, the Finney correspondence resides in the Duke University library and includes many references to the slave trade, Scott Retail for single used on drop or circular cover (circular use is scarcer)

E. 500-750
0
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425
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 425, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 23" circular datestamp on cover to Bollings Landing Va., manuscript "Printed Matter" at top, slight ink smudging or staining touches stamp at top, missing most of backflap and small edge tears, otherwise Very Fine circular-rate use, ex Gimelson, signed Dietz

E. 400-500
250
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426
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 426, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Ample margins to barely touched at bottom, tied by "Charlottesville Va. Dec. 29, 1863" double-circle datestamp on homemade cover addressed locally, albino imprint of Albemarle Insurance Co. at top left, light stain at bottom, Very Fine, a choice use of the 2c Red Jack on a Charlottesville drop-rate imprint cover, ex Schenck

E. 500-750
300
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427
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 427, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Tight margins to in, small faults, tied by "Charlottesville Va. Oct. 3" double-circle datestamp on turned cover addressed locally, inside use franked with two 5c Local (7), pen cancelled with "Junction Va. Mar. 26th/63" manuscript postmark, addressed to Charlottesville, Very Fine appearance and a scarce turned use with the 2c Red Jack

E. 400-500
250
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428
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 428, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Huge margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 22" circular datestamp on yellow cover with "Official Business" imprint crossed out, pencil docketing also ties stamp, some wear such as edge tears and overall soiling, small piece out on back, the stamp is an Extremely Fine Gem

E. 400-500
300
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429
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 429, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Block of four and single, block with large margins to clear at bottom, single with large margins to just in at right, tied by "Charlottesville Va. Mar. 8, 1864" double-circle datestamps on brown legal-size cover neatly addressed to the Secretary of the Staunton Lodge in Staunton Va., charge box notation at left, block with slight climatic toning at bottom

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE FEW KNOWN COVERS BEARING A BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT "RED JACK" ISSUE.

We have offered a cover with a block of eight and a pair (double 10c rate) but it is heavily pen-cancelled and faulty. In our 2017 Rarities sale we offered a cover with a block and a pair affixed to the back of a small cover and that one is of high quality. Apart from those we have not offered any other blocks on cover since keeping computerized records.

E. 3,000-4,000
1,500
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430
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 430, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Horizontal strip of five, large margins at right and at top where roughly separated far from design, just in at bottom right, tied by three strikes of "Richmond Va. Jan. 29" circular datestamp on cover to Lynchburg Va., backflap tear barely extends to front but does not affect strip

VERY FINE COVER FROM RICHMOND WITH A STRIP OF FIVE OF THE 2-CENT ENGRAVED "RED JACK", PAYING THE 10-CENT RATE.

Ex Gimelson. With 2003 C.S.A. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,200
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431
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 431, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Horizontal strip of five, large margins to just in, couple small margin tears, tied by three clear strikes of "Fayetteville N.C. Jun. 6, 1863" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Good Springs N.C., few expert mends in cover

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EARLY USE OF THE 2-CENT ENGRAVED "RED JACK" ISSUE, PAYING THE 10-CENT RATE FROM FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA.

Only one other strip is known used from Fayetteville. Ex Gimelson

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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432
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 432, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Vertical strip of five, tied by three strikes of "Charlottesville Va. Nov. 22, 1864" double-circle datestamp on cover addressed to care of Reuben T. Thom (postmaster) in Fredericksburg Va., the cover is faulty with stains and tears but the strip is nearly sound with just a corner crease in the top stamp and a small stain in the lower left margin, Fine appearance, Scott Retail for strip of five on cover is $4,500.00, the strip off cover is worth at least our estimate

E. 500-750
500
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433
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 433, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Three enormous margins, touched at top, rich color, tied by "Richmond Va." circular datestamp on yellow cover to Gordonsville Va. with "Confederate States of America, Ordnance Office, War Department" imprint (WD-OD-03), backflap tear extends just into front at top, still fresh and Very Fine, an attractive "TEN" use on a semi-official cover, ex Dr. Green and Dr. Brandon

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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434
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 434, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Massive margins all around with portion of adjoining stamp at left, tied by "Charlottesville Va. Mar. 21, 1864" double-circle datestamp on brown homemade cover to Staunton Va., charge box notation at top, stamp with small toned spot at lower left, still an Extremely Fine Gem stamp on cover

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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435
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 435, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Enormous margins all around, tied by bold strike of "Pollard Ala. Jun. 25, 1863" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Selma Ala., slightly reduced at left where missing side flap, Extremely Fine, ex Gimelson

E. 750-1,000
800
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436
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 436, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Ample to large margins, fresh color on bright paper, tied by blue "Charlottesville Va. May 15, 1863" double-circle datestamp on turned cover to Danville Va., second use bearing 10c Blue, Die A (11), tied by "Danville Va. Jun. 9, 1863" circular datestamp and addressed to Fluvanna Co. Va., cover with some tears and splits but the 10c "TEN" is Extremely Fine

E. 750-1,000
650
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437
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 437, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b), 10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b)10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b). Ample to huge margins including portion of adjoining stamp at top, tied by "Richmond Va. May 17, 1863" circular datestamp on salmon cover to Liberty Va., Very Fine, ex Gimelson

E. 750-1,000
500
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438
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 438, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins to clear at top, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Jul. 13 1863" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Jackson Ala., Very Fine, ex Gimelson

E. 500-750
375
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439
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 439, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a), 10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a). Large margins, beautiful shade, tied by neat "Richmond Va. Jul. 26" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Jetersville Va., Very Fine, ex Gimelson

E. 500-750
500
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440
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 440, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a), 10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a). Ample to large margins, tied by "Charleston S.C. Feb. 28, 1864" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Vances Ferry S.C., missing part of backflap, Very Fine, ex Hessel and Gimelson

E. 500-750
300
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441
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 441, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Margins all around, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 28, 1863" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Spout Spring Va., some slight soiling touches edges of stamp, otherwise Very Fine

E. 400-500
0
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442
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 442, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins, slight toning not mentioned on accompanying certificate, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Aug. 2" circular datestamp on cover to Athens Ga., Very Fine appearance, ex Keeling, Hastings and Gimelson, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
275
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443
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 443, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a), 10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a). Ample to large margins, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Apr. 30" circular datestamp on small folded letter to Hampden Sydney College Va., contents are from a pastor to his wife on their anniversary, expressing regrets over being away, stamp with small tear at right, Extremely Fine appearance

E. 400-500
475
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444
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 444, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Showing full framelines at bottom and left, trace at top, tied by clear strike of "Richmond Va. Apr. 25, 1863" first-week circular datestamp on yellow cover to Laurensville S.C., small repaired cover tears at top do not affect stamp which has a small stain at left

VERY FINE APPEARING AND RARE FIRST-WEEK USE OF THE 10-CENT FRAMELINE ISSUE.

Ex Dr. Brandon. The C.S.A. Catalogue applies a 200% premium for April 1863 on-cover use ($10,500.00)

E. 2,000-3,000
1,100
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445
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 445, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Framelines at right and bottom, other sides well clear of design, tied by bold "Chattanooga Tenn. Jun. 26, 1863" circular datestamp on cover to Col. Gilmer, Chief of Engineer Bureau, at Richmond Va.

VERY FINE. A RARE 10-CENT FRAMELINE USED FROM TENNESSEE.

By mid-1863, when the 10c Frameline was released, much of Tennessee was occupied by Federal forces. Gallagher reported six known Frameline covers from Tennessee.

Ex Walcott, Hall and Gimelson. With 2000 C.S.A. certificate. Scott Retail without regard to the Tennessee usage

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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446
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 446, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Showing full framelines at bottom and right and part frameline at left, dark shade, tied by well-struck "Mobile Ala. May 27, 1863" double-circle datestamp on cover to Buckingham C.H. Va., small sealed edge tears, stamp with small scuff at top left, Very Fine appearance, an attractive example of the 10c Frameline on cover, ex Finney, Felton and Gimelson, signed Dietz, with 1992 C.S.A. certificate as sound

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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447
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 447, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues On-Cover (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Framelines complete or largely complete at top and right, partial at left, tied by blue Charlottesville Va. double-circle datestamp on small May 27, 1863 datelined folded letter to Scottsville Va., stamp with slight edge toning, Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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