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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 (War Dept.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
543
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 543, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)Leroy Pope Walker, Leroy Pope WalkerLeroy Pope Walker. Cover with "Confederate States of America, War Department" imprint (WD-03) to Governor Brown in Milledgeville Ga., addressed in the hand of Leroy Pope Walker, docketed at left "Secretary of War May 1861 McDonald's Regiment," Very Fine, Walker was a prominent Alabama secessionist and served as the Confederacy's first Secretary of War, from Feb. 21 to Sep. 16, 1861, he authorized the bombardment of Fort Sumter and later served as a brigadier general

E. 400-500
225
544
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 544, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large margins to full, tied by light strike of Richmond Va. circular datestamp on blue legal-size cover with "War Department, Official Business" imprint (WD-07) to Graham N.C., some slight edgewear, Very Fine, also with unused War Dept. Engineer Bureau lettersheet

E. 300-400
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545
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 545, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Ample to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 3, 1862" circular datestamp on blue legal-size cover to Groomsville Va. with "Confederate States of America, War Department, Official Business" imprint (WD-07), cover restored at left and at bottom left, does not affect stamp, Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
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546
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 546, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Three large margins including left sheet margin, just in at right, tied by "Charleston S.C. Sep. 21, 186?" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to "Secessionville, James Isld", presumably on James Island (South Carolina) with "Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Official Business" imprint (WD-AG-06), cover with faults, stamp with small fault at top right and light scoring line, otherwise Fine, unusual address

E. 400-500
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547
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 547, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins to in, few creases and small tear, tied by two strikes of "Richmond Va. Jul. 21" circular datestamp on legal-size cover with "Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Official Business" imprint (WD-AG-06) addressed to "District Attorney for Confederate States" in Richmond, some waterstaining and edge flaws, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
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548
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 548, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to in including part of top sheet margin, separated unevenly prior to use, tied by "Richmond Va. Mar. 21" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Warsaw Va. with "Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Official Business" imprint (WD-AG-06) crossed out, some cover wear including file folds, Fine

E. 300-400
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549
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 549, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear, tied by "Raleigh N.C. May 5" double-circle datestamp on cover to Summerville N.C. with "Adjutant General's Office, Roll of Honor" imprint (WD-AG-10), 1864 docketing, gently cleaned, Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
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550
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 550, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e). Two singles, huge margins to just in at top left of left stamp, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Nov. 13" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Sumter S.C. with "Head Quarters, Commissary General's Department" imprint (WD-CD-02), few file folds, soiling and overall edgewear, otherwise Very Fine, scarce official use of the Stone Y stamps

E. 300-400
190
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551
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 551, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, rich color, tied by light strike of Richmond Va. circular datestamp on blue cover to Charles City C.H. Va. with "Bureau of Conscription, Official Business" imprint (WD-CN-02) with last line crossed out, stamp with light crease, still Very Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
225
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552
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 552, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large to huge margins, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Oct. 31" circular datestamp on cover to Greenville S.C. with "Headquarters Conscript Department, Columbia S.C. Official Business" imprint (WD-CN-12), forwarded to Williamston S.C. with "Greenville S.C. Nov. 2" circular datestamp, manuscript "forwd 10", Very Fine, a lovely forwarded example of this scarce semi-official imprint, ex Finney, Rosenberg and Powell

E. 500-750
350
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553
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 553, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large to huge margins including sheet margin at right, tied by light strike of red N.C. double-circle datestamp (Raleigh?) on brown cover to Fayetteville N.C. with "Conscript Office Camp Holmes N.C. Official Business" imprint (WD-CN-06), Extremely Fine, exceptional quality, ex Emerson

E. 400-500
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554
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 554, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)Confederate States of America, War Department, Engineer Bureau (WD-EN-01), Confederate States of America, War Department, Engineer Bureau (WD-EN-01)Confederate States of America, War Department, Engineer Bureau (WD-EN-01). Three-line imprint at lower left of blue cover addressed to Brig. Gen. E. P. Alexander as "Chief of Artillery, Gen Longstreet's Corps", pencil notation "J. F. Gilmer Dec. 3rd 64 River Defences", Very Fine, scarce military use from Richmond

E. 400-500
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555
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 555, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Three huge margins including part of adjoining stamp at right, just touched at top, tied by neat strike of "Richmond Va. Dec. 16" circular datestamp on blue cover to Charlottesville Va. with "War Department, Engineer Bureau, Official Business" imprint (WD-EN-03), Very Fine

E. 300-400
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556
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 556, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a), 10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a)10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a). Large margins, slightly toned, tied by partly readable "Richmond Va. Jul. 7, 1863" circular datestamp on blue "Confederate States of America, War Department, Engineer Bureau, Official Business" imprint cover (WD-EN-03) to Capt. R. P. Bowley, Corps of Engineers, at Tullahoma Tenn., Very Fine, ex Corwin

E. 300-400
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557
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 557, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Ample to large margins, dark shade, flaw in hair variety, tied by partly clear "Richmond Va. Dec. 16, 1861" circular datestamp on legal-size manila cover with "Confederate States of America, Surgeon General's Office, Official Business" imprint (WD-MD-03) and addressed to medical director of General Bragg's division at Mobile Ala., vertical fold at left, part of side flap removed, otherwise Very Fine, scarce 10c Hoyer & Ludwig use

E. 400-500
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558
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 558, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)5c Bright Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Bright Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Bright Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Huge margins all around, rich color and intense impression, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 4, 1862" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Abingdon Va. with "Confederate States, Surgeon General's Office" imprint (WD-MD-03), folded at left to reduce width for album page, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
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559
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 559, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical pair, large to huge margins including bottom sheet margin, tied by "Richmond Va. ? 15, 186?" circular datestamp on homemade legal-size cover with manuscript "Med. Director's Office (OB)" to Surgeon E. B. Haywood at Fair Grounds Hospital in Raleigh N.C., slight wear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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560
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 560, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)Surgeon General's Office Semi-Official Imprints, Surgeon General's Office Semi-Official ImprintsSurgeon General's Office Semi-Official Imprints. 16 covers (two are unused), ten with stamps, some addressed but with no postal markings, six are legal-size including one with No. 1, one with No. 11 to E. Burke Haywood, one with No. 12 to a surgeon in Petersburg Va., No. 11 to General Hospital No. 3 in Lynchburg, few other better such as pair of No. 7 with "General Hospital, C.S.A. No. 1" imprint, some faults, several Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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561
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 561, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Horizontal strip of five, large margins to barely in, tied by "Richmond Va. Sep. 20" circular datestamps and manuscript on blue legal-size cover to Wytheville Va. with "Confederate States of America, War Department, Nitre and Mining Bureau" imprint (WD-NM-05), with matching enclosure (which may not originate as it is dated Sep. 21), slightly reduced at left and some wear including edge and backflap tears, appears Very Fine, a rare and attractive use of a 2c "Red Jack" strip on a semi-official imprint cover

E. 1,500-2,000
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562
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 562, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to full, tied by "Fincastle Va. Sep. 24" circular datestamp on buff cover to Rocky Mount Va. with "Nitre and Mining Bureau, Official Business" imprint (WD-NM-14), fresh and Very Fine, ex Judd

E. 300-400
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563
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 563, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)War Department Nitre and Mining Bureau Semi-Official Imprints, War Department Nitre and Mining Bureau Semi-Official ImprintsWar Department Nitre and Mining Bureau Semi-Official Imprints. Eleven covers with several different styles of imprint, eight with stamps including pair of No. 7 tied by red Greensborough N.C. circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Salisbury N.C., No. 11 on attractive cover, few with "Official Business" crossed out, some faults, few Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group from this bureau which was set up to provide needed materials such as nitrates (for explosives), copper, iron and other metals for the war effort

E. 500-750
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564
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 564, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, large margins to slightly in, tied by "Richmond Va. May 1, 1862" circular datestamp on yellow "Confederate States of America, Ordnance Office, War Department" imprint cover (WD-OD-03) to a captain "on Ordnance Duty" in Corinth Miss., left stamp torn more than halfway up but not very noticeably, otherwise Very Fine, ex Corwin

E. 300-400
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565
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 565, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Enormous margins all around showing part of imprint at bottom, tied by "Macon Ga. Aug. 27" circular datestamp on cover with "C.S. Central Laboratory (Ordn.), Macon Ga., Official Business" imprint (WD-OD-19), turned use to Savannah Ga., inside also bears 10c Blue, Die A (11), large margins, tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid Sep. 2?" circular datestamp to Augusta Ga., first stamp with tear at top left in margin, otherwise a Very Fine and interesting turned cover, ex Meroni

E. 300-400
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566
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 566, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, tied by light strike of blue circular datestamp (probably Tuskeegee Ala.) on "Quartermaster's Department, Official Business" imprint cover (WD-QM-05) to a cadet in Tuscaloosa Ala., manuscript "March the 3rd 1863" below stamps, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
110
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567
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 567, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins to just in at bottom, tied by "Raleigh N.C. Jul. ?" double-circle datestamp on legal-size cover with "Quartermaster's Office, C.S.A., Raleigh N.C." imprint (WD-QM-25) to a surgeon at General Hospital No. 6 in Raleigh, some soiling affects stamp which has small faults, otherwise Fine drop rate use

E. 400-500
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568
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 568, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)War Department, Quartermaster's Department Semi-Official Imprints, War Department, Quartermaster's Department Semi-Official ImprintsWar Department, Quartermaster's Department Semi-Official Imprints. Seven items, including No. 1 on legal-size imprint cover (WD-QM-09) to Yorktown Va. (restored), pair of No. 7 on similar cover (WD-QM-05), No. 7 on WD-QM-10 to Gordonsville, few other interesting such as No. 11 on "C.S. Central Laboratory" imprint (WD-OD-21), No. 12 on Locomotive Shops imprint cover (WD-QM-34, imprint crossed out), two without stamps or postal markings but addressed, some faults, some appear Fine, an interesting group

E. 500-750
450
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569
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 569, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Three large margins, just in at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Dec. 13, 1861" circular datestamp on buff legal-size cover to Winchester Va. with "Subsistence Department" imprint applied twice, (WD-SD-04), manuscript "OB" at top left, with Treasurer's Dept. part-printed enclosure for warrant for $40,015, file fold does not affect stamp, Very Fine, accompanied by article about the recipient, who was in charge of the commissary for Stonewall Jackson, and Ewell, very unusual with the two impressions of the imprint

E. 300-400
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570
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 570, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Deep rich color, large margins to in at left, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Jan. 23" circular datestamp on "Confederate States of America, Subsistence Department, Office of Chief Commissary of Virginia" imprint cover (WD-SD-11) to Lindsay's Turnout V.C.R.R. (Virginia Central Railroad), docketing at left relating to contents (no longer present) "Applications of Graves & others for commendation. Hold info for additional testimony as to facts", small tear at top, appears Very Fine, illustrated in C.S.A. Catalog

E. 300-400
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571
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 571, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)Subsistence Department, Subsistence DepartmentSubsistence Department. Six covers with stamps, each stamp placed so that imprint is clearly visible, including pair of No. 7 on WD-SD-01 with manuscript "Official Business" below imprint, Salisbury imprint WD-SD-09 used with No. 12 (stamp faulty), two legal size WD-SD-03 with 5c Green (1) with one marked "Due 5" for forwarding, Commissary of Va. WD-SD-11 with part of imprint crossed out and U.S. No. 65 pen-cancelled, some faults, overall a Fine-Very Fine group, also including WD-SD12 addressed but with no postal markings or stamp

E. 500-750
300
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572
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 572, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Ample to large margins, tied by Army of Northern Virginia 6-Bar Grid on cover to the wife of General Lovell in Columbia S.C., stamp used over crossed-out imprint of Headquarters Dept. No. 1 (WD-ZA-03), backflap removed and slightly irregular reduction at top, otherwise Very Fine, sent by Maj. Gen. Mansfield Lovell who surrendered New Orleans to Federal forces on Apr. 25, 1862, ex Corwin

E. 300-400
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573
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 573, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to touched, tied by "Charleston S.C. Sep. 27" circular datestamp on cover to Greenville S.C. with "Confederate States Head Quarters, Department of So. Ca., Ga. and Fla. Official Business" imprint (WD-ZA-24), unusually fresh, Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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574
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 574, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)Head Quarters, Dept. of S.C., Ga. and Fla., Head Quarters, Dept. of S.C., Ga. and Fla.Head Quarters, Dept. of S.C., Ga. and Fla.. Thirteen covers showing different permutations of this imprint, including S.C and Georgia, others with Florida added to imprint, one with pair of No. 11, five with singles of No. 11 or 12, few without postal markings, one with large purple "Rebel Archives" handstamp, two are legal-size, few faults, several Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group, this department was created as a result of the Union occupation of Port Royal and was first put under the command of General Robert E. Lee

E. 1,000-1,500
950
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575
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 575, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)Head Quarters Department of Trans-Mississippi, Official Business (WD-ZA-28), Head Quarters Department of Trans-Mississippi, Official Business (WD-ZA-28)Head Quarters Department of Trans-Mississippi, Official Business (WD-ZA-28). Imprint on brown cover to Henderson Tex., neat "Shreveport La. Aug. 7, 1863" circular datestamp, "Paid 10" handstamp, manuscript "Charge A.G.O., Geo Williamson A.A.G." at top left, some slight wear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
375
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576
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 576, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, large margins to in, cancelled by penstrokes and tied by pencil Nov. 1864 docketing on "Head-Quarters, Military District of Florida, Official Business" imprint cover (unlisted in C.S.A. Catalog) to Lake City Fla., endorsed "On favor of Dr. Z.B. Herndon", few edge faults, bottom stamp with corner crease, otherwise Fine and scarce

E. 300-400
375
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577
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 577, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to just in, tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid Dec. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Columbia S.C. with "Head Quarters Military District of Georgia, Ordnance Office, Official Business" imprint (WD-ZB-05), with original enclosure with similar imprint dated 1863, enclosure with some splitting along folds sensibly reinforced, Fine and attractive with the matching enclosure, detail of imprint illustrated in C.S.A. Catalog

E. 300-400
200
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578
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 578, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to barely in, cancelled by penstrokes, red "Alexandria La. Nov. 29" circular datestamp on cover to Natchitoches La. with "Official Business, Headquarters, District Western Louisiana" imprint (WD-ZB-07) in black, fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
225
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579
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 579, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to full, bright shade, tied by "Hicksford Va. ? Feb." circular datestamp on legal-size "Head Quarters Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia" imprint cover (WD-ZD-03) to Congressman Boyce in Richmond, envelope with De La Rue embossing on side flap, gently cleaned and restored along edges, top flap reattached, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive cover

E. 400-500
225
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580
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 580, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)Head-Quarters Army of Mississippi, Adjutant and Inspector-General's Office, Head-Quarters Army of Mississippi, Adjutant and Inspector-General's OfficeHead-Quarters Army of Mississippi, Adjutant and Inspector-General's Office. Three covers, one with No. 6 tied by Jackson Miss. circular datestamp to Land Springs Miss., one stampless to Jackson Miss. (both WD-ZD-16), last with "A.Q.M. Department, Meridian Mississippi , S.F. Pennington, Post and Depot Q.M." imprint (WD-QM-22) to Enterprise Miss., privately carried, overall Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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581
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 581, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)10c Dark Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B), 10c Dark Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B)10c Dark Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B). Rich color, large margins to clear and bit uneven at right, tied by unusual grid cancel on "Headquarters, Butler's Cavalry Division, Official Business" imprint cover to Frog Level P.O. S.C., Very Fine, rare, ex Bogg, this is unlisted in the C.S.A. Catalog, the imprint probably refers to Matthew Calbraith Butler who became a Brigadier General in February 1864, with 1974 A.P.S. certificate

E. 400-500
425
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582
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 582, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to touching at right, tied by "Columbus Miss. Nov. 19" circular datestamp on cover to Libbee Station Miss. with "Head-Quarters Fourth Brig. Miss. Militia, Official Business" imprint (unlisted in C.S.A. Catalog), horizontal fold, slightly reduced at right, still Fine, very rare

E. 200-300
375
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583
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 583, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)War Department, Confederate Armies Semi-Official Imprints, War Department, Confederate Armies Semi-Official ImprintsWar Department, Confederate Armies Semi-Official Imprints. Six items, including No. 11 with part imprint sheet margin on Army of Northern Virginia cover to Ala., similar imprint on hand-carried cover addressed to Maj. Gen. Fitz Lee, two from Army of the Potomac apparently privately carried including one to Brig. Gen. Pettigrew, one with "Head Quarters, Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Potomac" imprint with No. 1 to Lynchburg (stamp defective), last is legal-size with Army of Tenn. imprint to Brig. Gen. Ruggles, mixed condition, still an interesting group

E. 400-500
700
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584
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 584, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)War Department, Semi-Official Imprint Covers, War Department, Semi-Official Imprint CoversWar Department, Semi-Official Imprint Covers. Eleven legal-size items, including eight from Adjutant and Inspector General's Office (one with stamp missing, one is unused), few better uses including No. 1, pair of No. 4, single of No. 4 and pair of No. 7, other imprints include Head Quarters, Head Quarters Dept. No. 1, two addressed to Gen. Ruggles (one with no stamp or postal markings), mixed condition, few appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
275
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585
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 585, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)War Department, Semi-Official Imprints, War Department, Semi-Official ImprintsWar Department, Semi-Official Imprints. Eleven items, including pair of No. 7 on Quartermaster's Dept. from Selma Ala. (stamps lifted to show imprint), U.S. No. 65 on what appears to be captured Engineer Bureau imprint used in Charleston, two from Ordnance Dept., two from Signal Bureau, part of cover with No. 11 with leave pass, some faults with a few seriously defective, still an interesting group

E. 400-500
300
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586
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 586, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)War Department, Official Business Semi-Official Imprints, War Department, Official Business Semi-Official ImprintsWar Department, Official Business Semi-Official Imprints. 16 covers, including twelve with stamps, three apparently carried outside of the mails, last with Richmond circular datestamp, nice range of uses with stamps including Nos. 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11 and 12, four are legal-size, some faults such as No. 8 with central hole (has War Dept. enclosure), some Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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587
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 587, Confederate and Civil War: Semi-Official Imprints (War Dept.)Semi-Official Imprints Balance, Semi-Official Imprints BalanceSemi-Official Imprints Balance. 13 items, including strip of four of No. 7 on State of Tennessee illustrated Executive Dept. legal-size cover (stamps lifted to show imprint), pair of No. 7 on C.S.A. Dept. of State imprint cover, four unused Dept. of State covers, another Dept. of State addressed to James Ramsay, postwar official guide to Confederate Government at Richmond pamphlet, 1863 lettersheet with 11-Star Flag used in 1863 with interesting contents, some faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
450
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