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Sale 1190 — The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 October, 2018

Category — Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. Stamps

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1302
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1302, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsCharleston S.C. Dec. 29, 1860, Charleston S.C. Dec. 29, 1860Charleston S.C. Dec. 29, 1860. Clear strike of circular datestamp, grid cancel ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on cover to Marion C.H. S.C. with Charleston House overall lithographed design, W. Eaves N.Y. imprint, Very Fine, a scarce and desirable hotel advertising cover with Independent State use of U.S. postage, sent nine days after South Carolina seceded, ex Duckworth and MacBride

E. 1,000-1,500
500
1303
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1303, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsCharleston S.C. Jan. 10, 1861, Charleston S.C. Jan. 10, 1861Charleston S.C. Jan. 10, 1861. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp, 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) tied by grid cancel on yellow cover to Greenville S.C. with blue embossed "Geo. W. Williams & Co. Wholesale Grocers" cameo corner card, stamp with couple small perf flaws, missing backflap, still Very Fine, an attractive Independent State use of U.S. postage

E. 750-1,000
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1304
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1304, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsMontgomery Ala. Jan. 14, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Jan. 14, 1861Montgomery Ala. Jan. 14, 1861. Clear strike of circular datestamp, three strikes of large octagonal grid tie three copies 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), each stamp with natural s.e. at left, on yellow cover addressed to Uniontown Ala., each stamp with a minor flaw, Very Fine and striking, a scarce Independent State use of U.S. postage from Alabama, ex Shenfield, illustrated in Ashbrook 1c 1851-57 Postal History (p. 35) and in 1986 Dietz catalog (p. 4)

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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1305
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1305, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsApalachicola Fla., Jan. 19, 1861, Apalachicola Fla., Jan. 19, 1861Apalachicola Fla., Jan. 19, 1861. Dateline on folded printed prices current addressed to Boston Mass., 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) tied by bold strike of "PAID" straightline, Very Fine and scarce Florida Independent State use of U.S. postage, particularly desirable on a circular sent to the North

E. 400-500
750
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1306
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1306, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsLa Grange Tex. Feb. 14, 1861, La Grange Tex. Feb. 14, 1861La Grange Tex. Feb. 14, 1861. Circular datestamp, grids cancel 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on 3c Red on Buff Star Die entire (U26) to Galveston Tex, lengthy docketing at left confirms date, stamp is defective with portion replaced at top, otherwise Fine and scarce Independent Texas use of U.S. postage, La Grange is unlisted in the C.S.A. Catalog for this use, ex Antrim and Oxer, accompanied by a second 3c entire sent from Louisburgh N.C. on May 30, 1861, Very Fine Independent State use

E. 400-500
550
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1307
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1307, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsNew Orleans La. Jan. 30 (1861), New Orleans La. Jan. 30 (1861)New Orleans La. Jan. 30 (1861). Partly clear strike of circular datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on Duncan, Payne & Co. New Orleans corner card cover to Col. John Duncan in Jackson, with "Repl. Miss." Republic of Mississippi designation, docketing at left confirms dates of use, Very Fine, a very rare use of the Republic of Mississippi address on a Confederate cover, Mississippi was referred to as the "Republic" for a short time, from its secession on January 9, 1861, until its admission to the Confederacy on February 4, but the use of that term is rarely found on mail, this is also a scarce Louisiana Independent State use of U.S. postage, Louisiana seceded from the Union on January 26, 1861, and was admitted to the Confederacy on February 4, creating only a nine-day period when Independent State use was possible

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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1308
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1308, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsCharleston S.C. Feb. 22, 1861, Charleston S.C. Feb. 22, 1861Charleston S.C. Feb. 22, 1861. Bold strike of double-circle datestamp, two 30c Orange (38), one with straddle-pane margin at left, tied by grid cancels on blue folded cover to Lage, Germany, red "N. York Br. Pkt. 14 Paid Feb. 27" credit datestamp ties right stamp, red "Aachen Franco" boxed handstamp ties both stamps, "Pr. Steamer Africa Prussian Closed Mail" directive at top, Lage receiving backstamp of Mar. 13, cover edge splits and small tears (neatly closed), scattered bleaching spots, Fine appearance, an extremely rare Confederate State use of the 30c 1860 on a cover to Europe, carried on the Cunarder Africa, per the directive, departing New York February 27, 1861 and arriving Queenstown March 10, ex Walter Hubbard (Siegel Sale 590)

E. 1,500-2,000
2,200
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1309
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1309, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsNew Orleans La. Mar. 23 (1861), New Orleans La. Mar. 23 (1861)New Orleans La. Mar. 23 (1861). Circular datestamp ties 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on folded Commercial Intelligencer prices current to Boston Mass., stamp with light pre-use crease, Very Fine Confederate State use of U.S. postage

E. 300-400
550
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1310
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1310, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsChristiansburgh Va. Apr. 18 (1861), Christiansburgh Va. Apr. 18 (1861)Christiansburgh Va. Apr. 18 (1861). Clear strike of green circular datestamp with matching grid cancel on 3c Red on White Star Die entire (U26) to Floyd C.H. Va., military address to Floyd's Volunteers, sealed backflap tear barely nicks front of cover, Very Fine and beautiful, a rare green cancel on a Virginia Independent State use of U.S. postage

E. 500-750
275
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1311
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1311, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsRichmond Va. May 6, 1861, Richmond Va. May 6, 1861Richmond Va. May 6, 1861. Two strikes of circular datestamp tie 1c Blue, Ty. I (18) and two 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), the Ty. I in the middle, on blue embossed "American Hotel by J. L. Carrington & Co., Richmond Va." cameo corner card cover to Staunton Va., Ty. I stamp with some slight puckering, a few minor perf flaws on left Ty. V stamp, Very Fine, a rare combination of U.S. 1c 1857 types on a beautiful cameo corner card cover mailed on the last day of Virginia's independent statehood -- Virginia was admitted to the Confederacy on May 7, 1861 -- illustrated in 1986 Dietz catalog (p. 14)

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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1312
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1312, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsEl Dorado Ark. May 17 (1861), El Dorado Ark. May 17 (1861)El Dorado Ark. May 17 (1861). Light strike of circular datestamp on 3c Red on Buff Star Die entire (U27) to Trevilians Depot Va., May 30 receipt docketing, missing backflap, Very Fine and rare Arkansas Independent State use of U.S. postage, Arkansas seceded on May 6, 1861, and was admitted to the Confederacy on May 18, leaving only a 12-day period when this use was possible

E. 500-750
425
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1313
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1313, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsJacksonville Fla. May 21, 1861, Jacksonville Fla. May 21, 1861Jacksonville Fla. May 21, 1861. Bold strike of double-circle datestamp on 3c Red on White Star Die entire (U26) to New York, original enclosure a pre-printed bank draft from the Bank of St. Johns, Jacksonville, light cover bend thru bottom of indicia, Very Fine Florida Confederate State use of U.S. postage on a cover to New York

E. 400-500
400
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1314
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1314, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsTrinity College N.C. 28 May (1861), Trinity College N.C. 28 May (1861)Trinity College N.C. 28 May (1861). Clear strike of circular datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on small cover to Scuppernong N.C., June 20, 1861 docketing at left, stamp with pre-use tear at lower right, still Very Fine and scarce college postmark on a Confederate State use of U.S. postage cover -- mailed one day after North Carolina was admitted to the Confederacy

E. 400-500
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1315
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1315, Independent and Confederate State Use of U.S. StampsLexington Va. May 31 (1861), Lexington Va. May 31 (1861)Lexington Va. May 31 (1861). Clear strike of blue circular datestamp, matching grid cancels tie two 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on 1c Blue on Buff Star Die entire (U19) to Jordans Springs Va., bright and fresh, Very Fine, a rare combination of Franklin stamps and stationery used from Virginia on the last day U.S. postage could be used in the seceded states, ex Hollowbush

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