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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: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
496
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 496, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Large margins to clear, tied by light but clear strike of "Richmond Va. Oct. 19, 1861" circular datestamp on reduced cover to Galveston Tex. with "Confederate States of America, Post Office Department" imprint (POD-03), missing part of top flap, Very Fine, a rare Post Office Department official imprint use to Texas, this is the fourth possible date of use for a Stone A-B stamp, the earliest recorded use (and the first day) is Oct. 16

E. 300-400
300
497
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 497, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Appointment Bureau (APP-03a), Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Appointment Bureau (APP-03a)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Appointment Bureau (APP-03a). B. N. Clements signature on 3c Red Star Die entire to the postmaster of Woodlawn S.C., light strike of Richmond circular datestamp, "Free" handstamp, few light file folds, Very Fine

E. 300-400
190
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498
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 498, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Appointment Bureau (APP-04d), Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Appointment Bureau (APP-04d)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Appointment Bureau (APP-04d). B. N. Clements signature on 3c Red Star Die entire to the postmaster of Mt. Tabor S.C., "Richmond Va. Jan. 6, 1863" circular datestamp and "Free" handstamp, Very Fine, ex White

E. 300-400
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499
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 499, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Chief of the Appointment Bureau, Post Office Department, Chief of the Appointment BureauPost Office Department, Chief of the Appointment Bureau. Nine items, including No. 2 used on 1862 orange cover with unsigned imprint to Double Wills Ga., another imprint without signature on 3c Star Die entire used with No. 11 to Columbia S.C., legal-size used to Halesford Va., two are unused including one on 3c Star Die entire and one on legal-size blue cover (very unusual thus), some faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 400-500
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500
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 500, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 19" circular datestamp on Post Office Department Auditor's Office Official Business cover (AUD-03b) to Chericoke Va., "Auditor" crossed out, De La Rue imprint under flap, small repair at lower right, otherwise Very Fine, Chericoke was the 1700's plantation home built by Declaration signer Carter Braxton

E. 200-300
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501
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 501, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Auditor's Office, Post Office Department, Auditor's OfficePost Office Department, Auditor's Office. Seven items, including AUD-03b to Tenn., two AUD-07 on different papers used in Oct. and Dec. 1861 to Augusta and Charlotte, AUD-13 to Cobb Ga., AUD-15 var signed by A Moise Jr. as acting auditor (unlisted) to Fredericksburg, also lettersheet with design similar to AUD-06 datelined Feb. 13, 1862 and written by Joseph M. Myers with fascinating contents, last item is Confederate State Mail Line part printed way bill from Quincy Fla. to Albany Geo., few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and desirable group

E. 500-750
325
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502
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 502, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Contract Bureau (CON-02a), Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Contract Bureau (CON-02a)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Contract Bureau (CON-02a). H. St. George Offutt signature on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to the postmaster of Fredericksburg Va., neat "Free" handstamp, Richmond circular datestamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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503
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 503, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the (Co)ntract Bureau (CON-06c var), Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the (Co)ntract Bureau (CON-06c var)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the (Co)ntract Bureau (CON-06c var). "Co" of "Contract" omitted, Offut signature on 3c Red Star Die entire to the postmaster of Oak Shade Va., neat "Richmond Va. Jul. 17, 1863" circular datestamp and "Free" handstamp, missing part of backflap, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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504
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 504, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Contract Bureau (CON-06c), Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Contract Bureau (CON-06c)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Contract Bureau (CON-06c). Offut signature on 3c Red Star Die entire to the postmaster of Leavenworth S.C., "Richmond Va. Dec. 5, 1862" circular datestamp and "Free" handstamp, few soiled specks, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
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505
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 505, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Chief of the Contract Bureau, Post Office Department, Chief of the Contract BureauPost Office Department, Chief of the Contract Bureau. Six 3c entires with imprints, including Nos. CON-01 (three, including one legal size), CON-02c to Culpepper C.H., CON-02c to Salem N.C., last is unsigned CON-02 with pair of No. 7 tied by Richmond circular datestamp to N.C., few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and diverse group

E. 750-1,000
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506
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 506, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Finance Bureau (FIN-04a), Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Finance Bureau (FIN-04a)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Finance Bureau (FIN-04a). A. Dimitry signature on 3c Red Star Die entire to the postmaster of Fredericksburg Va., "Richmond Va. Dec. 6" circular datestamp fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
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507
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 507, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Chief of the Finance Bureau, Post Office Department, Chief of the Finance BureauPost Office Department, Chief of the Finance Bureau. Four covers, including 3c Star Die with Harrell signature to Fredericksburg, FIN-06 addressed to Fredericksburg but with no postal markings, most unusual item is FIN-03 on oversize commercial cover to Harnett Co. N.C. (faults), other three Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
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508
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 508, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief Clerk P.O. Department (CLK-03b), Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief Clerk P.O. Department (CLK-03b)Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief Clerk P.O. Department (CLK-03b). Fuller signature on 3c Red Star Die entire to the postmaster of Pickens C.H. S.C., "Richmond Va. Feb. 6" circular datestamp and "Free" handstamp, Very Fine, ex White

E. 300-400
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509
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 509, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)5c Blue, Local, 10c Blue, Die A (7, 11), 5c Blue, Local, 10c Blue, Die A (7, 11)5c Blue, Local, 10c Blue, Die A (7, 11). Two Post Office Department Official Business imprint covers, first with pair No. 7, second with single No. 11, both sent from Richmond Va. to N.C., first with small piece of backflap missing which nicks a corner, second addressed by P.O. Dept. Chief Clerk Benjamin Fuller to his wife (personal use of official envelope), Very Fine pair of imprint covers

E. 400-500
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510
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 510, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)Post Office Department, Dead Letter Office, Official Business, Chief of the Finance Bureau (DLO-02b), Post Office Department, Dead Letter Office, Official Business, Chief of the Finance Bureau (DLO-02b)Post Office Department, Dead Letter Office, Official Business, Chief of the Finance Bureau (DLO-02b). Harrell signature on legal-size cover to postmaster at Union Mills Va., "Richmond Va. ? 26, 1862" circular datestamp with "Free" handstamp, slightly reduced at left, some soiling, wear and edge repairs, otherwise Fine, accompanied by two unused blue legal-size covers with similar imprint (DLO-01) including one signed by Dimitry

E. 300-400
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511
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 511, Confederate and Civil War: Official Imprints (Post Office Dept.)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, tied by blue "Charlottesville Va. Mar. 4, 1863" double-circle datestamp on turned cover to Gainesville Ga., inside use with "H. St. Geo. Offutt." signature on Post Office Department Chief of the Contract Bureau imprint on 3c Red Star Die entire, "Richmond Va. Feb. 27, 1863" circular datestamp and addressed to Charlottesville, bottom edge tears mended with archival tape which shows on the stamped side, still Very Fine appearing and most unusual turned use

E. 500-750
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