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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: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
531
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 531, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)Montgomery Ala. Apr. 29, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Apr. 29, 1861Montgomery Ala. Apr. 29, 1861. Clear strike of circular datestamp ties U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), stamp defective, on "Confederate States of America, Treasury Department" imprint cover (TD-07) to Charleston S.C., written in the hand of Secretary of the Treasury Christopher Memminger, cover with water staining, despite the condition this is a rare combination of Confederate use of a U.S. stamp and hand-written address by Memminger as Secretary -- he served only from Feb. 21 to July 18, 1861

E. 300-400
160
532
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 532, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Dec. 1" circular datestamp on locally addressed cover with "Confederate States of America, Treasury Department." imprint (TD-02) addressed locally, De La Rue & Co. London embossed imprint on back, cover with small corner tear at top right and missing backflap, Very Fine, ex Dr. Brandon

E. 750-1,000
425
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533
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 533, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Three large margins, just in at left, tied by "Richmond Va. Dec. 20, 1862" circular datestamp on locally addressed cover with "Confederate States of America, Treasury Department" imprint (TD-03), cover torn at top left with piece and top flap replaced, first few letters of imprint drawn in, additional sealed vertical tear at left, otherwise Fine, a scarce use of this issue on a semi-official imprint cover, with 2007 C.S.A. certificate, Scott Retail on normal cover

E. 750-1,000
375
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534
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 534, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Ample margins to in at top, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 6" (1864) circular datestamp on "Confederate States of America, Treasury Department" imprint cover (TD-02) to depository at Lynchburg Va., De La Rue embossing on back, missing top flap, Very Fine and attractive

E. 200-300
150
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535
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 535, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to full, tied by "Richmond Va. Dec. 24" circular datestamp on cover to Nashville Tenn. with "Confederate States of America, Treasury Department" imprint (TD-09), some slight toning also affects stamps, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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536
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 536, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to in including part of adjoining stamp at right, tied by light strike of "Richmond Va. ? 2, 1861" (Nov. or Dec.) circular datestamp on "Confederate States of America, Treasury Department" imprint cover (TD-09) to Nashville Tenn., some soiling, otherwise Fine and scarce, signed Dietz

E. 300-400
275
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537
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 537, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Huge margins to clear at left including portion of adjoining stamp at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. 26, 1863" circular datestamp on blue legal-size cover with "Office of the Commissioner of Taxes" semi-official imprint (TD-12), drop-rate use within Richmond, docketing at right, some folds which do not affect stamp, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
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538
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 538, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)Office of Commissioner of Taxes (TD-12a), Office of Commissioner of Taxes (TD-12a)Office of Commissioner of Taxes (TD-12a). Three covers, first bears No. 2 tied by well-struck Richmond circular datestamp on cover with imprint to Wytheville Va., cover cleaned and expertly restored, second with No. 11 on cover with similar imprint, last with No. 12 also with similar imprint, last two with some staining, otherwise Fine-Very Fine appearance, first with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

E. 300-400
450
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539
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 539, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)Office of Commissioner of Taxes (TD-12a, TD-14), Office of Commissioner of Taxes (TD-12a, TD-14)Office of Commissioner of Taxes (TD-12a, TD-14). Three covers with Nos. 11 or 12, two from Richmond with Commissioner of Taxes imprint, third with manuscript "O.B. Tax in Kind" notation from Petersburg, Very Fine trio, ex Gimelson

E. 400-500
325
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540
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 540, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. May ?" circular datestamp on cover to Bremo Bluff Va. with "Confederate States of America,, Treasury Department" imprint (TD-19), missing top flap, some cover wear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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541
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 541, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to full, tied by "Raleigh N.C. Jun. 24, 1864" double-circle datestamp on "Official Business, U.S. Depository, Raleigh, N.C." Treasury Dept. imprint cover (unlisted in C.S.A. Catalog) to General P.F. Paterson at Lenox N.C., fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
375
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542
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 542, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (Treasury Dept.)Treasury Department Semi-Official Imprint Covers, Treasury Department Semi-Official Imprint CoversTreasury Department Semi-Official Imprint Covers. 23 used and eight unused, includes general department, Treasurer's Office, Register's Office, First Auditor and Second Auditor's offices, few better uses such as No. 1 with Treasurer's Office imprint, No. 2 with similar imprint, few with pair of No. 7, few with No. 11 or 12, few handstamped Paids, few addressed and possibly privately carried, couple with manuscript imprints, generally mixed condition, appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
950
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